5 Day Preschool 5/15

 

cute-happy-sun-animation-6

Dear Parents,

We hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day with your family!

Our last day of school will be Thursday, June 8, for both AM and Pm classes. We will follow the regular time schedule.

AUCTION PIZZA PARTY

Our Preschool Pizza party will be on Friday, May 19 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. This party is strictly for the current preschool students only.

Unknown-1LANGUAGE ARTS

We will focus on the sound of Zz and we will be making zebra stripes on the letter Z.

Unknown-1RELIGION

We are learning about Jesus’ teachings through stories from the bible. This week will listen to the story Joseph and His Amazing Coat.

Unknown-1SPANISH

We will review greetings, colors, numbers, shapes, and learn summer words!

  1. Sun: sol
  2. Hot: caliente
  3. beach: playa
  4. sand: arena
  5. sunglasses: anteojos de sol
  6. vacation: vacaciones
  7. towel: Toalla
  8. hat: sombrero
  9. pool: piscina
  10. ocean: mar
  11. sandals: sandalias

 

 

5 Day Preschool 5/8

 

6550b3136247b0f530b783b942f68da1

Dear Parents,

Hope you enjoyed the “good weather” weekend!  We are looking ahead to Mother’s Day next Sunday and enjoying your children until years end.

For your information and calendar, the last day of preschool for all preschoolers is Thursday June 8th.

There are 7 openings for the Preschool Pizza Party which will be held on May 19th in the Quigley preschool classroom from 5:30-7:30 pm.  The cost is a donation of $40.00

Unknown-1LANGUAGE ARTS

We will focus on the sound of Yy and will decorate Y with yarn.

 

Unknown-1COSMIC AND CULTURAL STUDIES

Students will continue to learn how to compost with worms. We will add the composted soil to seeds we will soon plant.

Unknown-1SECOND STEP:

Same or Different Feelings

The students will learn that it’s ok for people to have different feelings about the same thing and also to be aware and respectful towards these differences.

images-4

 

5 Day Preschool 5/31

 

Guadalupe

Dear Parents,

On Monday, May 1st we will be honoring our Holy Mother Mary with flowers, a song and a loving prayer.

LANGUAGE ARTS

We will focus on the sound of Xx and will decorate XX with boxes.

RELIGION

We will read the story of Jonah and the Whale which is another example of how God is always with us. We cannot hide from God.

COSMIC AND CULTURAL STUDIES

Students will learn how to compost with worms. We will add the composted soil to seeds we will soon plant.

SPANISH

We will be celebrating the Cinco de Mayo and learn party words in Spanish!

Fiesta: Party               Pastel: Cake

Bailar: Dance            bebidas: Drinks

globo: Balloon          comida: food

Musica: music

We will also be doing the “Mexican Hat Dance”.

Unknown-6

 

5 Day Preschool News

easterbunny-2-june

Happy Easter to you and your family as we celebrate our Father’s greatest sacrifice through his Son, Jesus Christ.

Have a blessed Easter and a safe Spring Break!

 

5 Day Preschool 3/27

butterfly-animated

Dear Families,

We are so proud of the hard work our students are doing in school. We have seen many achievements during these last week! Great job preschoolers!

Unknown-1LANGUAGE ARTS
We will focus on the letter and sound of “Uu ” and will decorate Uu with little umbrellas.

Unknown-1RELIGION
“Jesus goes to a Wedding” This is the story of Jesus’ first miracle when Jesus turned water into wine. When we come together to eat and drink, Jesus is with us, and this unites and strengthens us as in The Last Supper. Jesus shows his almighty power.
Unknown-1COSMIC AND CULTURAL STUDIES
We will introduce the lifecycle of a Butterfly and will be waiting for our caterpillars to come in the mail next week!
We will sing songs, create art projects and recite poems with the Spring theme.
Unknown-1SPANISH
The children will learn new Spring vocabulary and review how to say “My Name is_____” (Mi nombre es)
Song: “Las Mariposas”
Vocabulary:
Arco iris (rainbow)                            viento (wind)
Lluvia (rain)                                         sol (sun)
Flor (flower)                                         luna (moon)
Gusano (worm)                                   sombrilla (umbrella)
Mariposa (butterfly)                          pozo (puddle)
Nube (Cloud)                                        botas (boots)

5 Day Preschool 3/20

butterfly-animated

Dear Families,

Happy Spring! Any sign that spring is here encourages us! Have a wonderful week!

We want to thank all the “Special Visitors” that came to preschool. The children loved it and so did we!
Special thanks to all of the preschool parents who sent the wonderful treats!

Unknown-1LANGUAGE ARTS
This week we will focus on the letter and sound of “Tt” . We will decorate our Tt’s with TRIX!

Unknown-1RELIGION
We will listen to the story JESUS HEALS A MAN WHO CANNOT SEE. Jesus performed miracles

Unknown-1COSMIC AND CULTURAL STUDIES

We will sing songs, create art projects and recite poems with the Spring Theme.

Unknown-1SPANISH
We will review:
size large-grande small-pequeno
speed fast-rapido slow-lento
body parts eyes-ojos nose-nariz ears-orejas
mouth-boca face-cara head-cabeza
shoulders-hombros knees-rodillas feet-pies

5 Day Preschool 3/13

Unknown-3

Dear Families,

Our preschoolers are working hard every day. They have grown so much and continue to be curious about letters, numbers , and writing!
We have preschoolers at many different levels of learning who through their daily work and play teach each other. We are very proud of their accomplishments.

Unknown-4LANGUAGE ARTS
This week we will focus on the letter and sound of “Ss”.
Practice writing the letter s at home…(use shaving cream, sugar, sand, clay, etc…).

Unknown-4RELIGION
The children will listen and discuss the story JESUS WALKS ON THE WATER. They will recall that a miracle is something extraordinary performed by Jesus or God.
Our prayer : Dear Jesus, Help me to trust you when I am afraid. I believe in you Jesus. Thank you for the wind and sea.

Unknown-4SPANISH
Last week we reviewed counting, colors, and greetings.
We practiced: yes-si no-no
size large-grande small-pequeno
speed fast-rapido slow-lento
body parts eyes-ojos nose-nariz ears-orejas
mouth-boca face-cara head-cabeza
shoulders-hombros knees-rodillas feet-pies

To celebrate St. Patricks’s Day we are practicing naming green objects:
sapo verde-green frog
camion verde- green truck
hoja verde- green leaf
lima verde- green lime
manzana verde-green apple
Unknown-4SAVE THE DATE! SPECIAL VISITOR’S DAY REMINDER! We will have a special visitor’s day for all preschool classes. Each preschooler may invite one or two special people to class to make a craft and enjoy refreshments.
Below are the class visitor schedules:
Mrs. Castillo’s 3 day Part-time class—Wednesday, March 15th at 10:15.
Quigley AM class — Thursday, March 16th at 10:15.
Quigley PM class—Thursday, March 16th at 12:15.

Have a Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
Unknown-6

5 Day Preschool News 3/6

Unknown-3

March 6, 2017

Dear Families,

SAVE THE DATE!  SPECIAL VISITOR’S DAY REMINDER!  We will have a special visitor’s day for all preschool classes. Each preschooler may invite one or two special people to class to make a craft and enjoy refreshments.  

Below are the class visitor schedules:

Mrs. Castillo’s 3 day Part-time class—Wednesday, March 15th  at 10:15.

Quigley AM class — Thursday, March 16th at 10:15.

Quigley PM class—Thursday, March 16th at 12:15.

Unknown-4LANGUAGE ARTS

This week we will focus on the letter and sound of “Rr”  and  decorate r’s with ribbon.

Unknown-4RELIGION

The children will listen to the story “Come Follow Me”  when Jesus and Peter go fishing.  The children will hear how Jesus called men to be his disciples and do his work.  We will brainstorm ways we can follow Jesus.

Unknown-4SECOND STEP

The students will learn to peacefully find solutions when there is a conflict.

Unknown-4CULTURAL STUDIES

We will sing songs, create art projects and recite poems with the St. Patrick Theme.

Unknown-4IMPORTANT REMINDER:

NO PRESCHOOL CLASSES ON FRIDAY, MARCH 10

5 Day Preschool News 2/27

rainbow5

Dear Families,

We are at the end of February! We are happy to be back in school! It seems like spring is just around the corner.

Our Accreditation team is coming this week to visit our school. For this reason Friday, March 3rd, will be a 2:00 pm early dismissal.

We will have a Special Visitor’s Day for the 5 day preschool on March 16. The AM Preschool visitors will arrive at 10:15 and the PM Preschool will have the event at 12:15 pm. Each preschooler will have an great opportunity to invite one or two special people to the classroom to make a craft and enjoy refreshments.

Unknown-1LANGUAGE ARTS:

We will focus on the letter Qq and will make quarter rubbings on our “Qq”.

Unknown-1RELIGION:

We will continue to work on  Love Signs Book and begin our Unit on Lent which culminates with Easter. We will also receive our Ashes  this coming Wednesday,

Unknown-1PRACTICAL LIFE:

The children will learn the art of polishing shoes. They will also learn to use the garlic press to squeeze water out of sponges. This is a great activity for exercising  the students fine motor skills.

Unknown-1COSMIC AND CULTURAL STUDIES:

The students will sing, recite poems, and create art with the March Themes: Shamrocks, Spring and Rainbows.

 

5 Day Preschool News 2/5

e6bf4f034e3cf595cca90d39f49d80be

Dear Parents,

Valentine’s Day is coming up very soon! For this day the children may make and send one large, special, decorated Valentine to decorate our classroom or individual valentines for your child to pass out.

If your child is giving individual valentines please sign your child’s name. In order to keep it simple we ask that you do not address valentines to individual children in the class. We will celebrate Valentine’s Day on Tuesday, February 14.

Twice a year we send out report cards for the Pre-K children. These need to be signed and returned.  We will send out special reports for the younger students in June 2017.

images-7 Language Arts:

Next week we will focus on the alphabet letter and sound of Oo

images-7 Second Step:

“Fair ways to Play” Lesson 19 Unit 4

The students will learn that playing together, trading, and taking turns are fair and fun ways to play.

images-7 Religion:

This week we are learning the symbols of the Church which we call “Love Signs” (Cross –represents Jesus, Alpha and Omega–God was and will always be, light–God, Jesus, God’s love, Water–Life, blessings, Baptism, Fish–Christian, Chi-Rho–Jesus Christ, Flame–Holy Spirit, Clover–Trinity. The students will soon bring home My Book Of Love Signs.

images-7 Practical Life:

Sorting beads into heart trays and Bubble fun

images-7 Cosmic:

Activities with magnets

Important Reminder:

There will be no school on Friday, February 17th, Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st

 

2b911e6d2fbfc54cb2e2763eb0e006c3