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Look what’s hoppin in our class 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 a few of our many favorite games. The alphabet mystery box and the bean bag letter toss. For creativity, we will create a chick that hatchs from an egg, sequence to a chick that hatches from an egg. We are also hatching a dinosaur from an egg. The children do not know what’s going to hatch from the egg so please keep it a secret.
We will be observing this egg for the next few days and discuss what happens when it hatches.

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;
Picture day is tomorrow. If you would like to get your child’s Spring pictures, please send in your form with a method of payment.

No letter bags will be sent home this week due to review. However if your child would like to bring In his/her favorite toy that begins with the letter I or P, they are more then welcome to do so to share with the class on Friday.

We would like to welcome Mr. Ewan who is our mystery reader this week. We look forward to hearing some of London’s favorite books.

Pajama day is this Friday. Wear you me favorite pjs to school.

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

Spring break is April 1st through 5th. We will resume back to school in April 8th.

Spring egg hunt is April 17th . Please provide 14 plastic eggs filled before April 17th. Thank you. If you need some help with this, please let us know and we could be more then happy to help out.

Thanks for help! Have a great week

🌸Hippity Hop Spring is on it’s way! 🌸

Wood Acres families,

We are excited and looking forward to the warmer weather! First day of Spring is this coming Wednesday. 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.

Investigator Club;

Let’s meet Bruno Buzzbee who delivers mail to his friends. During Investigator club, we will be working on the following;

Oral Language: “Relaxing Flowers”
Objective is to listen and follow directions of purposes.

Music: “I’m Glad to Be a Bee”

Objective is to move abut freely and express our creative movement.

Friendly reminder;

If you could kindly donate Clorox wipes, paper towels, small and large ziplock bags and baby wipes. we would greatly appreciate it. Thank you for helping us fight the germs a way.

Can you provide a plastic empty water bottle for your child no later then Wednesday. We will be needing them for a project in Thursday. We need 14 total. Thank you

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

March 20th is the first evening of Spring. First full day of Spribg is March 21st. Hello warmer weather! 🌞

March 22nd is our class picnic. We will be eating pizza with our buddies from the other two three year old classes on the playground depending on the weather.

March 26th is Spring picture day. I have sent home a form to fill out if you are interested in taking Spring photos. Please fill out the form and return it to me with payment. Thanks

March 29th – Early dismissal: 12:45 durning car line. Lunch will be provided that day.

Spring break is April 1st – 5th. Both school and treehouse will be closed for that week.

Have a good week
Ms. Orsano & Ms. Wright

🌸Hippity Hop Spring is on it’s way! 🌸

Wood Acres families,

We are excited and looking forward to the warmer weather! First day of Spring is this coming Wednesday. 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.

Investigator Club;

Let’s meet Bruno Buzzbee who delivers mail to his friends. During Investigator club, we will be working on the following;

Oral Language: “Relaxing Flowers”
Objective is to listen and follow directions of purposes.

Music: “I’m Glad to Be a Bee”

Objective is to move abut freely and express our creative movement.

Friendly reminder;

If you could kindly donate Clorox wipes, paper towels, small and large ziplock bags and baby wipes. we would greatly appreciate it. Thank you for helping us fight the germs a way.

Can you provide a plastic empty water bottle for your child no later then Wednesday. We will be needing them for a project in Thursday. We need 14 total. Thank you

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

March 20th is the first evening of Spring. First full day of Spribg is March 21st. Hello warmer weather! 🌞

March 22nd is our class picnic. We will be eating pizza with our buddies from the other two three year old classes on the playground depending on the weather.

March 26th is Spring picture day. I have sent home a form to fill out if you are interested in taking Spring photos. Please fill out the form and return it to me with payment. Thanks

March 29th – Early dismissal: 12:45 durning car line. Lunch will be provided that day.

Spring break is April 1st – 5th. Both school and treehouse will be closed for that week.

Have a good week
Ms. Orsano & Ms. Wright

You are the pot of GOLD at the end of the rainbow! 🌈

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, Our unit of study is letter m and n. We will ply the m&m game. For each color there is a question. We can’t wait to hear their responses. We will also work on our hand and eye coronation by marble painting. “Let’s see how fast you can shake the box” 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 the 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:

If you miss morning carline please do not park in front of our classroom for this backs up catline for the 4’s. Please park your car and walk your child into their classroom. Thank you. 😉

Letter bags are due every Friday.

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

Early dismissal is on March 29th. Dismissal is at 12:45 during car line.

Spring Break is April 1st through April 5th. We will resume School/Treehouse on April 9th.

Spring Egg Hunt is Thursday April 17th at 10:00 – 10:30 Please provide plastic eggs filled with treats for this event no later then Tuesday April 16th. If you are unable to supply the eggs, please let us know and we will be more then happy to provide some.

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”
🍀🎩

Have a great week!

Ms. Orsano and Ms. Wright

You are the pot of GOLD at the end of the rainbow! 🌈

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, Our unit of study is letter m and n. We will ply the m&m game. For each color there is a question. We can’t wait to hear their responses. We will also work on our hand and eye coronation by marble painting. “Let’s see how fast you can shake the box” 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 the 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:

If you miss morning carline please do not park in front of our classroom for this backs up catline for the 4’s. Please park your car and walk your child into their classroom. Thank you. 😉

Letter bags are due every Friday.

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

Early dismissal is on March 29th. Dismissal is at 12:45 during car line.

Spring Break is April 1st through April 5th. We will resume School/Treehouse on April 9th.

Spring Egg Hunt is Thursday April 17th at 10:00 – 10:30 Please provide plastic eggs filled with treats for this event no later then Tuesday April 16th. If you are unable to supply the eggs, please let us know and we will be more then happy to provide some.

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”
🍀🎩

Have a great week!

Ms. Orsano and Ms. Wright

The Love for LEARNING is ALL around US!

We would like to Thank everyone of you for being a part of our wonderful school. We LOVE watching your child grow with us. With the days getting longer and Spring time just around the coner, we leap right into March with a renewed sense of excitement!

This week, we will introduce the letter K and L. For the letter k we will be working on our creative movement by hoping around the classroom like a kangaroo looking for the letter k. For the letter l, we will be exploring our taste buds by tasting a line and lemon. We can’t wait to see the expressions on their face! The theme of the week is healthy habits. We will be having a special visit for Mrs. Judy who is one of the dentists in our community. She will de discussing ways to keep our teeth healthy and strong. Mrs. Judy will also provide a goodie bag for your child to take home.

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.

Friendly reminders;

Letter bags are due Friday’s

If you have not done so, please hand in your enrollment forms for next year. Spots are already filling up fast.

If you have not signed your child up for summer camp please do so. Spots are also filling up fast.I heard it’s going to be fun and exciting one this year!

March 29th 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 1st thru April 5th . We will resume back to the Woods on April 8th

Spring Party
April 17th at 10:30.
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

May the Sun Shine down on us!

Ms. Orsano
Ms. Wright

Why Fit in When you were Born to Stand Out! Dr. Seuss….

Thank you to those who had meet with me last week for Parent/Teacher conferences. It was a pleasure to see you again. I am sorry for those who missed their time but I look forward to catching up with you this week.

As we come to an end of February and we march right into March with so much to do, the children are excited to learn about Thing 1 and Thing 2. Dr. Seuss’s birthday is March 2nd and in honor of Dr. Seuss, we will read “Green Eggs and Ham” and create our version of green eggs and ham by using vanilla pudding, green food coloring and vanilla wafers. “I don’t like green eggs and ham, I don’t like them Sam I am” Dr. Seuss…… We will read “One Fist, Two Fish”. For creative movement, we will utilizing our hand and eye coronation as we throw sweetest fish into a fish bowl. We will read “The Cat in the Hat” and continue to work on our hand and I coronation as we throw water balloons into the Cat in the Hat hat. We will read “Wacky Wednesday” and “Hop on Pop”.

As we breeze right through the alphabet, this week we will focus on the letter I and J. We will take a nature walk around our beautiful campus to observe insects and we will make delicious ice cream from scratch on Friday. For the J, we will make jam on Thursday and utilize our mobility to do jumping jacks. How any can YOU do?.

Investigator Club;

Phonology Awareness: “Listen to Syllables”

Objective is to hear discrimination separate syllables in words.

Oral Language: “Dilly and The Investigator Club”

Objective to listen and understand conversations.

Alphabet knowledge: “Letter Game”

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

Social and Emotional: “I Can Think for Myself”
Objective is to problem solve through communication.

Reminders;
Monday wear blue to school
Tuesday wear red to school
Wednesday wear your clothes inside out, backwards and wear your hair wacky to school.
Thursday wear green to school
Friday dress as your favorite Dr. Seuss character.

You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!

Ms. Orsano
Ms. Wright

Pitch Project

Love is in the air!

Wood Acres families,

This week, as we continue on our journey through the alphabet with the letter “H”. For the letter H, we will create a heart collage and discuss the meaning of Valentine’s Day, read “The Story of Valentine’s Day” and “Celebrating Valentine’s Day. The children will also be working on some special Valentine’s we plan to send home on Thursday. Love is definitely in the air!

Our Valentine’s Day party is Thursday, if you would like your child to be a part if exchanging Valentine’s, please bring them in the day of the party.

Investigator Club, the children will be focusing on the following;

Alphabet Knowledge: Finding Letters.
Objective is to know the letter in the alphabet are a special category of visual graphics.

Readiness: Alike and Different.
Objective is to compare several objects based on the attributes.

Literacy: Dilly and JT’s Alphabet Book.

Reminders:

– Letters bags are due Friday.

– The Wood Acres School will be closed February 18th for Presidents Day and February 19thand 20th for parent teacher conferences.

Have a great week!

Love is in the air!

Wood Acres families,

This week, as we continue on our journey through the alphabet with the letter “H”. For the letter H, we will create a heart collage and discuss the meaning of Valentine’s Day, read “The Story of Valentine’s Day” and “Celebrating Valentine’s Day. The children will also be working on some special Valentine’s we plan to send home on Thursday. Love is definitely in the air!

Our Valentine’s Day party is Thursday, if you would like your child to be a part if exchanging Valentine’s, please bring them in the day of the party.

Investigator Club, the children will be focusing on the following;

Alphabet Knowledge: Finding Letters.
Objective is to know the letter in the alphabet are a special category of visual graphics.

Readiness: Alike and Different.
Objective is to compare several objects based on the attributes.

Literacy: Dilly and JT’s Alphabet Book.

Reminders:

– Letters bags are due Friday.

– The Wood Acres School will be closed February 18th for Presidents Day and February 19thand 20th for parent teacher conferences.

Have a great week!

The miracle of learning is right here at the Woods Acres School!

Wood Acres families,

Early spring ahead as Punxsutawney Phil does not see his shadow. Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow for the first time since 2016 on Saturday morning, heralding an early spring! Last week as we learned about Groundhogs Day, the children were excited to see their own shadows as we explored The Woods.
This week, we will be reviewing letters A through G. We will continue to work on these letter as we play the Alphabet Mystery game and Alphabet Bingo. The children are coming along very well with letter recognition and exploring letters through words. Letters bags are a hit and your little ones enjoy showing and sharing their bags. What a great way to introduce letter recognition! Keep it up!
This weeks theme is Arctic animals. As we introduce arctic animals, we will focus on animals that live in the water and their ways of living. For science, we will melt a block of ice by using salt.

Investigators Club-

Physical Awareness: Let’s go Investigate .
Objective is to explore and discover the things around us.

Literacy: Polor Bear Polor Bear
Objective is to listen and follow through the store.

Social and Emotional: My space
Objective is to understand that we all have our own space.

We would like to welcome Mrs. Molina as our Mystery reader this week. We are looking forward to having her a part of our

Valentine’s Day party is February 14th. If you would like your child to exchange Valentine’s, please bring them in the morning of our party. It’s going to be a fun day full of LOVE!

Parent/Teacher conferences are going to be held February 19th and 20th. If you are unable to meet with me on your scheduled time, please let me know and I would be more then happen to work out a day and time that works best for you. Look out for your scheduled time this coming week. I look forward to seeing you at conference.

The Wood Acres school will be closed February 18th through February 20th in honor of Presidents, and for Parent teacher conferences.

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