January was a month full of fun celebrations! Mr. Chris came and we learned about the Polka, what fun music to dance to!!
Pajama Day was so much fun, so much in fact we are going to have another pajama day soon!! As part of our pajama and pennies for puppies day we raised $140 for the Seeing Eye Foundation. Thank you to all who donated!
Rubber Duck Day was a great treat. We played with our ducks and learned all about the history of rubber ducks. We talked about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and what he stood for. The older children talked about character traits, what kind of character traits did Dr. King have and what about some of our character traits are. What a great discussion we had!
On 1/28 we had a fun filled day of music for National Kazoo Day. National Puzzle Day is 1/29 - a busy day working on all of our puzzles.
2/1 100th Day of School - we will celebrate with some fun activities and a special snack will be made by the children.
2/1We will have a visit from the Newton-Sparta Pediatric Dental Hygienist. All children are welcome in the morning session.
2/2Groundhog Day - will the groundhog see his shadow?
2/9A visit from The Seeing Eye Foundation. The dogs and handlers will be arriving at 9:30. All children are welcome in the morning session.
2/10Jamming for Juniors
2/12Valentine's Day Celebration (see below)
2/15 No School - President's Day - for President's Day we will be learning through colorings and stories about these two great men.
2/18Picture Day - all children need to be at school no later than 9am. Sheets will be sent home - make sure to return them prior to picture day.
2/24Jamming for Juniors
2/25Mrs. Lami - Sparta Librarian comes in to read to the children
Valentine Celebration Check your classroom door for a sign-up sheet for our party and also for the number of children in your child's class for Valentine's Day cards.
Alpine Enrichment Programs Geography - on 2/4 and on 2/17 the students will learn about land forms and water forms
History - on 2/11 we will be learning about the Colonial times
Science - on 2/23 we will be making rubber eggs
*Show and Tell - 2/5 the letter Mm, 2/12 bring in a picture of someone you love, 2/19 the letter Nn, 2/26 the letter Oo
* Gertrude Hawk Fund Raiser starts on 2/8 - all orders are due back to school by 2/19