Class Announcements

May 7- May 11

posted May 4, 2018, 2:14 PM by Ameila Giordano

Please do not forget that there will be Thriller Practice on 5/5 and 5/6 at 10 am. Please drop your children off at the front door and pick them back up at 11:30 am. Please send them a small snack! Parents are NOT allowed to stay (it is a surprise) Just a reminder Tuesday is our class trip to Turtle Back Zoo. Our class parents will be driving with us on the bus, the rest of the parents can meet us at the school at 9:30/9:40 AM. Please pack your child a lunch in a brown paper bag with their names. NO glass bottles please. I hope everyone has a great weekend. If you have any questions please feel free to email me.

April 23- April 27

posted Apr 20, 2018, 3:28 PM by Ameila Giordano

I hope everyone has had a great weekend! I just want to remind everyone that we will be holding extra practice for Thriller on the weekends. We are asking on Saturday and Sunday mornings from 10am-11:30 am you drop your child off. The dates are May 5th,6th,12th and 13th. It is very important that your children attend this practice. The video is on Youtube and can be found by searching Michael Jackson Thriller (it is the video from the game Just Dance). I also want to remind everyone that Mary Poppin Tickets are now on sale. The show dates are April 27th and April 28th and cost $5 each. Please send in your ticket money ASAP if you plan on attending one of the shows! I will be sending more information regarding our class trip next week. Please send in 24 ct Crayola crayons for  your children with an additional 2 glue sticks (this should get us to the end of the school year). I hope everyone has a great week! If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email me.

Spring Break

posted Mar 28, 2018, 5:23 PM by Ameila Giordano

Happy Easter! Have a blessed SPRING BREAK! See you all soon!

March 26- March 30

posted Mar 24, 2018, 12:40 PM by Ameila Giordano

I hope everyone has had a great weekend! This week is a short week. The Sight Word test will be on Thursday! The children have had 2 weeks to study them. Please send in two hard boiled eggs for Thursday. (We will be dying Easter eggs) Also please take a look in the family folder, St Leos will be hosting their annual Easter egg contest ( all the details will be in the folder)This week we will be continuing on subtraction. The week after we return from Spring break will be review. There will be no Sight Words during the week of 4/9-4/13 we will be reviewing all the Sight Words. I would also like to remind you to put in all your lunch orders! Thursday will be a 1/2 day with NO aftercare. I hope everyone has a great week & a fun and safe Spring Break!!

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posted Mar 18, 2018, 9:24 AM by Ameila Giordano

I hope everyone has had a great weekend! This week we will be working on the Sight Words Eleven-Twenty. These are tough words so I will be giving the children two weeks to know them ( Please make sure you are studying them at home) Last week we did fruit tasting and graphing. The children graphed green and red grapes ( Green was the winner!) We also did grapefruit and oranges (Which I was totally shocked because grapefruit won!) And lastly we did red and brown pears ( and the brown pears won!) This week we will doing veggies! I will let you know next week which veggies won! This week we will be finishing up subtraction and moving on to money! We have officially started our countdown to Kindergarten. (There is now 51 more days until Kindergarten!). We will be moving on a steady but quick pace to cover everything we need to know for Kindergarten! Thursday is Tricky Tray, I'm wishing everyone good luck and hope you win something exciting! Just a reminder there will be no school for the children on Friday.  School for the Teachers only!! I hope everyone has a great week, if you have any questions or concerns please feel free to email me! 

March 12- March 16

posted Mar 9, 2018, 2:23 PM by Ameila Giordano

I hope everyone has had a great weekend! Reports will be coming home on Monday, once you review the report cards, you can email to set up a meeting.  I have been noticing the last few weeks that the children have been getting a lot of words wrong on their Sight Word test. Please take the time to study with your children. In the next few the words will be getting harder so again please make sure you are reinforcing Sight Words at home. This week we will be starting subtraction. All permission slips are due on March 12th (Turtle Back Zoo) and for the show ASAP! I hope everyone has a great week. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to email me. 

March 5-March 9

posted Mar 3, 2018, 9:07 AM by Ameila Giordano

I hope everyone has had a great weekend!  I would like to thank all of the parents who participated in Dr.Seuss Day desserts! The children loved them and enjoyed every little bite! They all came out amazing looking! The upper grades will be testing from Monday-Friday so we will have no specials during testing therefore we will take the opportunity to practice our Thriller moves for the Variety Show. We will be practicing once a day, please show them the kidzbop youtube video at home, so that they can practice while at home too! Scholastic book orders are due on March 9th! We have finished our unit in addition and will be moving on to equal parts this week. Next week we will be moving on to Subtraction but this week I will still be reinforcing addition. There will be dress down days in March with a donation of atleast $2. The dates are March 8th,March 15th and March 22.  The Tricky Tray is on March 22nd please remember to order your tickets if you plan on attending. Please send in your family basket donation by March 6th. (Each basket should be worth $50.00 per family) For the children who have not sent in their Sight Words on Friday, please have them in by Monday so that the new words can be added. Our Transitions First Report Card will be coming home on Friday, latest Monday. I will be setting up meetings to meet with each one of you.  I hope everyone has a great week, if you have any questions please feel free to email me.

February 26-March 2

posted Feb 23, 2018, 1:20 PM by Ameila Giordano

I hope everyone has had a lovely week off. Monday will be our Sight Word test:  (As,Put,Had,Got,Just,Came,Black) We are now working on addition and the children are zooming right through it! Also this week we will be working on numbers 26-30. We are required to reach number 100 before the end of the year. Our Star Student of the Week will be Kadynce! A big congratulations to Kadynce!! We have learned 83 Sight Words so far this year and now we will be starting to put our Sight Words together to make sentences. All Sight Words go home on Monday and they are to return to school on Friday so I can add the new words. I am noticing a lot of the children are not bringing the Sight Words back in on Friday. Just a big reminder, ALL homework MUST be COLORED at ALL TIMES with NO EXCEPTIONS. (just one of my rules) I am hearing a lot of "my mom or my dad said I didn't have too" MRS. G SAYS YOU NEED TO COLOR YOUR HOMEWORK EVERY NIGHT. Scholastic Book orders will be going out on Monday and they will be due on March 9th. I would like to thank all the parents, for always buying books and supporting our class library. We will also be starting to practice 2x a week Thriller for the school talent show, please put Thriller on from youtube Kidsbop and allow the children to practice at home.  I hope everyone has a great week! If you have any questions please feel free to email me.

Jan 29-Feb 2

posted Jan 26, 2018, 4:04 PM by Ameila Giordano

I hope everyone has had a great weekend!  Catholics School Week started on Friday and we celebrated with a Volley Ball game. On Monday January 29th we are asking all students to bring at least one pair of gently used shoes. The shoes will be donated to Sole for Souls. On Tuesday January 30th students will have a Dress Down for Donation Day. All proceeds will go to support Mickey's Kids Foundation. On Wednesday January 31st the students are asked to bring a box of children's bandaids for Donation to Tomorrows Childrens Fund at HUMC.  On Thursday February 1st there will be LollyPop Grams sold for $1. The donations will go to support Felician Sisters Haiti Mission. On Friday February 2nd All students are ask to bring a can of soup to donate to our "Soup-er Collection" for Eva's Village. There will be a Sight Word Test Monday on the pink cards, please study with your children!! I just updated the new Sight Words. I am looking forward to another great week! If you have questions please feel free to email me.

Jan 22 - Jan 26

posted Jan 22, 2018, 1:39 PM by Ameila Giordano

I hope everyone has had a great weekend. There will be a Sight Word Spelling Test on Tuesday 1/23/2018. The new Sight Words came home today. This week we will be working on Community Helpers. The first Social Studies project will be coming home tomorrow. You will decorate a ginger bread man as a Community Helper you wish to be for ex ( Firefighter, Police Officer, Nurse). Friday will be blue & gold day. Please have your child dress in the school colors (blue & gold) I hope everyone has a great week. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me.

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