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A B C D E F Gee what a lot of fun we had with these

Can you believe the end of the school year is almost here! This week, we will complete the last letter of the alphabet and discuss the life cycle of a frog. As your little ones ZIPPED through the alphabet, they worked through recognition and sound of each letter. They enjoyed being creative through art and visual play. ABC’s are a part of me!

Your children enjoyed Investigator Club. We worked on physical awareness, social and emotional awareness, music and movement, and much much more! The children enjoyed learning all about the characters and why they are important to the club. Just remember, we are all Investigators!

Reminders;

End of the year party is Wednesday May 23rd at 10:30. If you have signed up to help out, please arrive at 10:00 to set up. Thank you!

Last day of school May 25th. Early dismissal is at 12:45 for all. Also if your child is coming in the morning of, please provide a hat and a water bottle as well. We will be celebrating the end of the year on the quad and it’s gets hot out there.

Mystery reader was a hit! We would like to welcome our last reader for the year, Mrs. Anthony. Thank you all for taking the time out of you busy schedule to read to our class. We enjoyed listening to some of your child’s favorite books.

Fun Friday is PJ day. Wear your favorite pjs to school.

Once again thank you from the bottom of our hearts for sharing you precious little ones with us this year!

Have a great week.
Ms. Orsano and Mrs. Alger

Woo Whoo this year is almost through.

We can hardly believe we are at the final few weeks of school. Your little ones have grown so much this year and it’s been such a pleasure getting to know each and every one of your children. We wiped away many tears, fixed plenty of boo boos, sow lots of smiles and heard many laughs throughout this year. As we close out one of the last few weeks of school, we will be working on the letters x and y. Our theme of the week is Mother’s Day! We will be making our special moms a gift of love and durning group discussions, we will talk about what makes our mom special. For creativity, we will make an x-ray by painting our hand and durning group discussion we will talk about an x-ray and how it is a special camera that takes a picture of our bones. We will also create an edible xylophone out of gram crackers, pretzels, marshmallows, and skittles. What a musical week it’s going to be! For the letter y, we will work on our fine motor skills by lacing the letter y with yarn.

Investigator Club
We’re All Investigators!

Alphabet Knowledge: Play a letter game.
Objective is to know that letters of the alphabet are a special category of visual graphics.

Oral Language: “The Wind”
Objective is to understand complex and varied vocabulary.

Literacy: Dilly’s Alphabet Cards
Objective is to identify letters in the alphabet

Music/Movement: Dance Fever
Objective is to express ourselves through movement.

Friendly reminders:
Band concert May 10th at 9:45 for students and 6:30 for parents at the quad. Please bring in morning of a water bottle and a hat. Also apply sunblock morning of.

If you have not done so, please bring in summer wear clothing and sunblock for us to apply to your child in the afternoon. Don’t forget to apply is every morning before coming to school.

End of the year pool party is May 23rd at 10:30. Room moms and helpers please be to the school at 10:00 for set up.

Last day of school May 25th. Early dismissal is at 12:45 for all. Also if your child is coming in the morning of, please provide a hat and a water bottle as well. We will be celebrating the end of the year on the quad and it’s gets hot out there.

Mystery reader is available. If you would like to be a part of our Fun Friday, let us know. We would be more then happy to have you.

Fun Friday is super hero day. Come to dressed in your favorite super hero costume.

Once again thank you from the bottom of our hearts for sharing you precious little ones with us this year!

Have a great week.
Ms. Orsano and Mrs. Alger

Sunny days sweeping the clouds away, we’re on our way to were we need to be! Can you tell me how to get, how to get to the fours class, to the fours class!!!!

With only a few more weeks left, your children are ready to end the year with lots of fun and laughter! As we enter this week with lots to do, we are excited to cover community helpers such as, postal workers, police officers, firefighters and doctors and our unit of study is letters v and w. For the letter V, we will learn about volcanoes and how they erupt. As a science experiment, we will mix mentos and sprite together and observe what happens next when adding them together. For the letter w, we will create a weather chart. Snowy, sunny, rainy, or cloudy, we hope the sunny days are here to stay!

As we cover community helpers, we are asking for the children to come to school on Thursday dressed up as their favorite community helper.
As we cover postal workers, we will create mailboxes. We are asking you to please draw a picture for your child and send it to school no later then Wednesday in a sealed envelope with your child’s on written on it. On Thursday we will deliver them into your child’s mailbox and discuss how mail is delivered all around the world. As we cover police officers, we will have a special visit from officer Jegg on Tuesday. Officer Jegg will discuss what she does in our community and discuss ways we can stay safe. To finish off her visit, your little ones will visually see inside a police car! What a way to end the day!!

Investigator Club, we will continue to work with Manny Salamander on the follow;

Music and Movement: Pass the ball.
Objective is to understand that passing something is a way of sharing.

Language Literature: Lapbook- A Day with Manny.
Objective is to understand and resite a story.

Oral Language: Charting words that begin with the letters V and W.
Objective is to identify letters of the alphabet.

Friendly Reminders

Mystery reader is available. If you would like to be a part of our Feel Good Friday, please let us know.

Feel Good Friday is crazy hair day!

End of the year party is being held on May 23rd at 10:30. Parents who have signed up to help out, please be at the school by 10:00 to set up.

Last day of school May 25th. Early dismissal is at 12:45 durning car line. Lunch will be provided that day.

Thank you for helping out this year and making it a fun one!

Have a bright and sunny week!

Ms. Orsano and Mrs. Algera

Spring is in the Air

Every Spring life begins again. Flowers, tree, animals, and insects start the life cycle process. This week, our theme is the life cycle of a butterfly. Butterflies have one of the most extreme life cycles, going through 4 separate stages before ending up as the butterflies we see flitting about around our campus. We will create a visual stage of the life cycle of a butterfly by using verious pasta noodles and on Friday, we will create an edible butterfly by using colorful m&m’s. Yum Yum!!!
This week, our unit of study is letters T and U. We will chart words that begin with the letters T and U to help your little ones recognize the letters and sounds of the alphabet. For creativity, your little artistes will create Tony the Tiger and made edible tacos on Friday with Alexandra’s mom, Mrs. Gil. We can’t wait! For the letter U, we will create under water sea creatures and play UNO.

Investigator Club, we will meet Many Salamander, who loves to play sports.

Literacy Awareness: Lapbook Many Salamander

Objective is to listen and recite the story.

Physical Awareness: What do we wear when we play this sport?

Objective is to understand that protecting ourselves with gear keeps us protected from harm.

Social and Emotional Awesomeness: Pass the soccer ball.

Objective is to share with friends and work on being a team player.

Friendly reminders:

April 27th Feel Good Friday is sports day outdoors.

April 27th – Mystery ready is open. If you would like to be a part of our Feel Good Friday, please feel free to let me.

May 4th – Trike -A-Thon is at 10:00, please feel free to bring in a scooter or a tricycle. Please write your child’s name on it. Also please make sure you send in gear protection such as, helmet, knee and elbow pads and don’t forget to send in any payment morning of. Thank you for helping us make a difference.

May 23rd – End of the year pool party is at 10:30

May 25th – Early Dismissal is at 12:45 durning carline. Lunch will be provided that day.

If you have any question about our upcoming events, please feel free to reach out to us. We hope you have a safe and healthy week.

Ms. Orsano & Mrs. Alger

Welcome Back!

Wood Acres families,

We hope you enjoy this much needed time with friends and family as we did with ours. We are excited to be back and end this year with a bangπŸ’₯with your little ones!

This week, we will be focusing on letter Q and R and our theme for this week is
S-P-R-I-N-G! For the letter “Q” the children will use q-tips to create a pattern. During group discussion, we will chart words that begin with the letter Q as well as words that begin with the letter R. For the letter “R”, the children will create rain sticks, make edible rockets and we will discuss how rain comes from clouds ☁️. To celebrate this beautiful season, our class will take a nature walk to explore our beautiful campus and tulips 🌷that are beginning to grow all around us.

Friendly reminder;

– If you could please send in a paper towel roll for your child before Thursday, we would greatly appreciate it. Thank you!

– Please don’t forget to send in on Fridays your child’s letter bag. This is a great activity to help your child identify letters of the alphabet.

– Picture day is this week. If you would like to have your child’s photo taking, please send in your child’s form that we sent home the week before break no later then Tuesday.

– We would like to welcome Mrs. Anthony as our mystery reader this week. We look forward to having her a part of our Feel Good Friday!

– Feel Good Friday is dress up day. Wear your favorite dress up costume to school. Please make sure that your child’s customers goes over his/her clothes.

– Don’t forget to sign your child up for summer camp at The Woods! There will be several weeks of planned fun in the sun and lots of memories to be made. Camp slots are filling up FAST! Fill out a registration form today by visiting our website: htt://woodacresschool.org/summer-camp/.

Thank you for your continued support and allowing us the privilege to teach your child every day!

Have a good week!
Ms.Orsano & Mrs Alger

Look what’s hopping this week!

This week, our unit of study is reviewing letters I through p and the theme or the week is animals that hatch for an egg. For review week, we will play alphabet mystery box and bean bag letter toss. For creativity, we will create a chick that hatchs from an egg and dye eggs. We will also graph Jelly beans and discuss our favorite flavor.

Investigator Club, we will focus on the following;
Let’s meet Bruno Buzz Bee

Alphabet Recognition: Find the letter
Objective is to understand that letters form a word.

Literally: Burno Buzz Bee
Objective is to recite the story

Friendly reminder;

Mystery reader is open. If you would like to be a part of our Feel Good Friday, please let me.

12 plastic eggs filed are due this Wednesday.

Spring egg hunt is this Thursday. We look forward to see you all there.

2 hard boiled eggs are due by Friday for Egg dying.

Early release is this Friday during carline time 12:45. Lunch will be provided.

Spring break is April 2nd through 6th. We will resume back to school in April 9th.

Thanks for help! Have a great week

🌸 Hippity Hop Spring is on its way! 🌸

Wood Acres families,

We are excited and looking forward to the warmer weather! First day of Spring is this Tuesday. Whoop whoop!

This weeks theme is our five sense and our unit of study are letters o and p. The children will be exposed to various activities that well help them understand that our senses are a way of life. We will engage in a smell test, touch various textures, listen to various sounds, and explore our taste buds by tasting various foods. For creative, we will create Oscar the Grouch, and Mr. Potato head.

We would like to welcome Mrs. Taral, who is our Mystery reader this week. We are looking forward to having her a part of our fun Friday.

Friendly reminders;
March 23rd Feel Good Friday is game day. Bring in a game for your child to play amongst one another other. (Puzzles are a big hit) πŸ˜‰

March 22nd class picnic. Please provide lunch and a water bottle/thermos for your child day of.

March 28th 12 plastic eggs filled are due for our Spring eggs hunt.

March 29th Spring Party at 11:00. Come one come all.

March 30th Egg Dying. Please bring in 2 hard boiled eggs for your child to dye.

March 30th Early dismissal: 12:45 durning car line. Lunch will be provided that day

Have a good week!
Ms. Orsano and Mrs. Alger

πŸ€ You’re My Luck Charm! πŸ€

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet…… colors, colors, we see colors everywhere we go! Our theme this week is
rainbows… 🌈 For creativity, we will make rainbow kites, leprechaun clover hats and edible rainbows out of Fruit Loops. Our unit of study is letter m and n. We will sort m&m’s by color and graph our favorite one. We will also make monster m’s. For the letter n, we will make ninja turtles and explore our campus by taking a nature walk throughout our beautiful campus. We hope this time the rain stays away!

Durning Investigator Club, the children will be focusing mainly on strengthening their pincer grasp while practicing writing the letters in their name. They will also be charting words that begin with each letter and learning to identify written words which begin with letters of the week. This week our objective will be:

Physical Awareness: Listen for Syllables

Objective is to hear and discriminate separate syllables in words.

Oral Language: Dilly and The Investigator Club

Objective is to listen and understand conversations.

Alphabet knowledge: Letter Game

Objective is to know that letters of the alphabet are a special category of visual graphics.

Social and Emotional: Sharing Chair

Objective is to listen abd understand that using our words is a way of communication.

Friendly Reminders:

Letter bags are due every Friday

We would like to welcome Mrs. Anthony, who is our Mystery reader this week. We are excited to have her a part of our Feel Good Friday!

Feel Good Friday is inside out day. Wear your clothes inside out to school.

Spring Egg Hunt is Thursday March 29th @ 11. Come one come all. Please provide plastic eggs filled with treats for this event no later then Wednesday March 28th. If you are unable to supply the eggs, please let us know and we will be more then happy to provide some.

Early dismissal is on March 30th. Dismissal is at 12:45 during car line.

Spring Break Is April 2nd through April 6th. We will resume School/Treehouse on April 9th.

P.s
Camp slots are filling up fast. If you have not done so go a head and sign-up. This summer our camp is going to be one your little ones wouldn’t forget!

As the Leprechaun would say “Catch Me If You Can”! πŸŒˆπŸ€πŸŽ©

Have a great week!

Ms. Orsano and Mrs. Alger

This weeks peek!

Last week was a BLAST! We made Ice Cream from scratch and Jam to, the kids learned so much from Thing One (Ms. Orsano) and Thing Two. (Ms. Alger)

This week, we will introduce the letter K and L and the theme of the week is opposites. For letter creation, your little artist will make kites and ladybugs. For alphabet awesomeness, we will hop around our classroom like kangaroos in search for letter K’s. How many can you find? For science, we will explore our taste buds by tasting various flavored licorice and use our math skills to graphing our favorite flavor.

Investigator Club;

Oral Language – Seek out letters
Objective is to recognize words that begin with the letters k and L.

Alphabet knowledge – Letter Game
Objective is to know that the letters of the alphabet are a special category of visual graphics.

We would like to thank Alexandra’s mother, who was our Mystery Reader last week. The children enjoyed listening to one of her favorite books. This week, we would like to welcome Sophia’s mother as our reader this week. We are looking forward to having her a part of our Feel Good Friday’s!

Friendly reminders;

Letter bags are due Friday’s

Our door facing the parking lot is permanently, please use our door near the small field. Thanks

Spring Party
March 29th @ 11. Come one come all. For those who have signed up to help out with our party, please collaborate with one another for activities for this celebration. Parents who have signed up to help out is, Allison Molina, Candice Smith and Rebecca Butcher. Thanks for taking the time out of your busy schedule to make our

March 30th early dismissal.
Dismissal time is 12:45 during car line. If you are unable to pick your child up at this time, please arrange alternate plans. Thank you

Spring Break.
April 2nd thru April 6th. We will resume back to the Woods on April 9th.

May the Sun Shine down on us!
Have a great weekend.

Ms. Orsano & Mrs. Alger

This Matters At Wood Acres.

  • High Expectations For Teaching And Learning

  • Strong Instructional Leadership

  • Safe Learning Environment For Everyone

  • Positive And Welcoming School Climate

  • Valuing Time On Task For Mastery

  • Close Home School Partnerships