A is for… Attendance Please be sure to let the school know of any absences. American Education Week On November 15th in the morning.
Birthday B is for… The Birthday Star No food necessary Whole class invitations only Buddy Class Mr. Hotaling’s Fourth Grade Book Orders Scholastic book orders-an inexpensive way to get books for your children or even to give as gifts. BC@Home Bethlehem’s Parent communication tool. Allows me to send emails and for you to access your child’s report card. https://portal.bcsd.neric.org/
C is for… Celebrations Halloween Party 50th day of school Winter Party Valentine’s Day Breakfast End of Year carnival Signs ups are on the table next to parent conference sheets. Communication Please call me or email me. Classroom website Conferences Please sign up to discuss your child’s progress.
E is for… Expectations: Five Rules Follow directions quickly Raise hand for permission to speak Raise hand for permission to leave seat Make smart choices Be safe, be kind, be honest
F is for… Families Traditions Roles Responsibilities Needs/wants Friendship List Please add your name to our class friendship list.
G is for… Games Playing board games Checkers Uno Monopoly Jr. Guess Who Boggle Connect 4
H is for HOMEWORK expectations Nightly Reading- Log – Optional Look/read classroom website together Reading Folders – sent home every Monday Monthly Homework Calendar – optional Family projects – about three per year
Q is for Questions Please, please quiz your child about their day, use our website to help you. Speaking and conversing are so much a part of your child’s learning.
R is for Report Cards Nov/Dec March June
S is for Snack Healthy snacks and water Specials-on website Science-Five Senses, Properties, Waterplay
T is for Tying shoes Technology iPod Touches, iPads
U is for Understanding: Just like you, I am a parent. I understand that things just happen – late nights, missing homework, piles of paperwork! Email me if you need anything!
Visitors V is for Sign in and out at the main office. Vacations Family vacations are invaluable, however, taking schoolwork is next to impossible, especially with all our hands on learning. Please take lots of pictures and keep a journal. Volunteers If you are interested in helping out in the classroom this year, you can let me know and I can send you home a form with items/ways that might interest you.
W is for Water bottle Website www.mrshepferskindergarten.blogspot.com Workshop- where we build on our skills Reader’s Writer’s Mathematician’s