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Dearborn Public Schools

Week of 12-10-18

Dear Families,
I hope this message finds you warm and cozy with your families! We are just plugging away at our learning this month and I can’t believe December is already here! Your darlings are just growing so much in their learning and I am ever so proud of their progress 🙂 I wanted to say a big THANK YOU to Lilly’s mom for helping prepare the homework packet! It’s a big stress relief to know the homework is pulled out of the book, ready to go home on Monday’s. With the last two weeks to go before our winter break, here is what you need to know this week as well as important information before the break! If their are any changes of modifications to the week, I’ll be sure to write them as soon as possible!
*Link to our Holiday Party Sign Up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090B4BABA62FA1F85-holiday1
-Ms Shapas 🙂

Homework: This week your child will receive lessons 1-5 in Module 2 about shapes as well as a new math game to play in their games binder. Make sure they are in sheet protectors before writing on them to ensure that your child can play them over and over again this year!

*Library check out: Library check out is back! We had 100% return yesterday (for the students that were at school)! Thank you for all your help. Way to go kindergarten!

*Reading Packs: Make sure your child is spending about 10-15 minutes a night on the books, letters/words you find in there. This will help your child SO much reviewing their personal bags each night! Those students who had books sent home last week, make sure they are in there next week because they will be switched for one to two more this week!

LA Book: Snowman at Christmas

Writing Topic: At night… (students will be writing as if they are a snowman playing outside at night during Christmas time)

Letter(s) of the week next week: Review all letters…

Words of the Week: Review all words

*Science: Unit on Climate and Weather cont.  lessons on Mystery Science

*Social Studies: Continue New Unit on Needs and Wants. One last week of goods and services. Next week we will work on the idea of “trades.”

Important Dates:
NO SCHOOL: This Friday 12-14-2018! KDG students only will stay home. Their teachers will attend professional development meetings
Holiday Party: Please join us on Friday, December 21st in room 106 for a small holiday party from 1:30 pm-2:30 pm 🙂 Families are welcome to interact with their child as they work through various winter themed stations 🙂 Please just check in at the office to sign in and get a visitor’s pass before heading down. If you would like to donate to the party please check out the sign up genius this week for any items you’d like to send in. If you will donate non perishable items, they may come in at any time this week or next. However, if you will be donating any perishable food items for the party, please bring them the morning of the party! Thank you all in advance for your generosity and overall awesomeness!
Sing Along: Families are all welcome to join us for our Christmas sing along in the gym
Winter Break: Last day of instruction is on 12-21-2018 Class resumes on January 7th 2019
Spirit Week: Week of 12-17-2018 (Reminder- all outfits must be school and weather appropriate) 
12/ 17 Monday: DuVall Day- Wear DuVall spirit wear!
12/18 Tuesday: Ugly Sweater Day- Wear an ugly holiday sweater, or just a random sweater. To make it “ugly” you can put bows, candy canes, etc., on it!
12/19 Wednesday: Candy Cane Day (red and white)- Wear clothing with candy cane prints OR wear red and white, like a candy cane!
12/20 Thursday: PJ Day- Wear pajamas to help celebrate the PBIS whole school movie!
12/21 Friday: Holiday Day- Wear holiday gear! If you sell Christmas or not, you can dress up for your favorite holiday of the year! Hats/Headbands are welcome!

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