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About me

Hello! My name is Coraleigh Stover. I have been working in the childcare field for a couple years and started with Kennedy Academy in August 2017 as an afternoon aid while I received my early childhood education certificate from Washburn Tech Institute. Once I received my certification, I took over the P1 Lead Teacher position. I look forward to working with each student and watching them grow!

Awesome August!!

Important Dates:

  • 8/3- Closed (New Student Orientation)
  • 8/6-8/10- Placement Testing
  • 8/17- Parent Night

Student of the Month: Cal

Show & Tell: My show and tell is always free choice. Please remember whatever toy the students bring that it is appropriate for school. (no weapons)

Themes

  • 7/30-8/3- Transition from Summer Program
  • 8/6-8/10- Placement Testing
  • 8/13-8/17- Rules and Manners
  • 8/20-8/24- All About Me
  • 8/27-8/31- My Human Body

Language Arts

This year we are starting a new curriculum. We are super excited and will be sharing more on Parents Night. Also we will work on the letters A,B and C. Each week we will practice identifying the letters and also tracing them.

Math:

  • Week 1: Review
  • Week 2: Testing
  • Week 3: Number 1
  • Week 4: Color: Blue and Shape: Circle
  • Week 5: Number 2

Social Studies/ Science:  This month we will be talking about our rules for different things in and outside the building. Also we will be learning about all of our friends in the classroom. 

Classroom News: Help my friends and I celebrate our friend’s birthdays

  • August 22nd- Cal

July News!

Upcoming Dates to Remember:

July 2nd – July 6th: NO SCHOOL (Summer Break)
July 9: Zoo Presentation
July 12: Metro Bus Presentation
July 13: Icecream Truck
July 16: Fred the Preparedness Dog
July 20: Icecream Truck
July 25: Bouncy House & Pizza Party
July 27: Icecream Truck
July 31: Taco Tuesday

Spalsh Days: 

  • Through the summer our class will be having splash days on Thursdays. With that being said we need the kids swim suits/swim trunks and bath towels at the school on mondays so us teachers can make sure we have every students items. 

Themes:

7/9-7/13: Yellow Foods

7/16-7/20: White Foods

7/23-7/27: Brown Foods

7/29-8/3: Rainbow of Foods

  • During the summer we use Power Panther as our curriculum, it helps the children learn about MyPlate by introducing different types of fruits and vegetables. We are continuing doing our daily circle time and reviewing what we have learned through the school year. During the summer we are doing more science projects and getting a little messy by helping make a healthy snack out of our Power Panther curriculum every Friday! 

If you have any questions don’t forget you can message me on remind! Have an amazing July!

-Ms. Cora

Marvelous May

IMPORTANT DATES/REMINDERS : 

5/28 : NO SCHOOL

Student Of The Month: Josna

Themes

  • Insects
  • Mothers Day
  • Ocean
  • 4 Elements
  • Nursery Rhymes

Show & Share : 

  • 05/04: Free Choice
  • 05/11: A Picture Of Mom
  • 05/18: an Ocean Animal
  • 05/25: Free Choice
  • 06/01: Nursery Rhyme Book

Language Arts :

  • Week 1: We are working on recognizing the letter Vv using the animated alphabet, and worksheets include the children identifying upper and lower case Vv as well as tracing.
  • Week 2:  We are working on recognizing the letter Ww using the animated alphabet, and worksheets include the children identifying upper and lower case Ww as well as tracing.
  • Week 3:  We are working on recognizing the letter Xx using the animated alphabet, and worksheets include the children identifying upper and lower case Xx as well as tracing.
  • Week 4:  We are working on recognizing the letter Yy and Zz using the animated alphabet, and worksheets include the children identifying upper and lower case Yy and Zz as well as tracing.
  • We are also working on spelling our names and writing them. Each child has their own writing binder where they can practice tracing their names, shapes, and numbers.

Math :

  • We will be identifying and doing various activities that include the numbers 1-20. We will also be working with the color yellow and the shape Octagon. 

Classroom News: We have two new friends joining the P1 classroom this month please help welcome Cal and Presley.!

Awesome April

IMPORTANT DATES/REMINDERS : 

04/17: Preschool Picture Day / Sibling Pictures 

04/27: CLOSED Teacher In-Service 

Student Of The Month: Tristan

Themes

  • Weather/Seasons
  • Weather/Seasons
  • Earth/Recycling
  • Plants
  • Insects

Show & Share : 

  • 04/06: Weather Related
  • 04/13: Free choice
  • 04/20: Earth Related
  • 04/26: Plant Related 
  • 05/04: An Insect 

Language Arts :

  • Week 1: We are working on recognizing the letter Ss using the animated alphabet, and worksheets include the children identifying upper and lower case Ss as well as tracing.
  • Week 2:  We are working on recognizing the letter Tt using the animated alphabet, and worksheets include the children identifying upper and lower case Tt as well as tracing.
  • Week 3:  We are working on recognizing the letter Uu using the animated alphabet, and worksheets include the children identifying upper and lower case Uu as well as tracing.
  • Week 4:  We are working on recognizing the letter Vv using the animated alphabet, and worksheets include the children identifying upper and lower case Vv as well as tracing.

Math :

  • We will be identifying and doing various activities that include the numbers 17,18,19 and 20. We will also be working with the color blue and the shape crescent. 

Classroom New: We will have two new friends joining the P1 classroom this month please help welcome Josna and welcome back Saavi!

March Madness

IMPORTANT DATES/REMINDERS:

  • March 5th – 9th: 3rd Quarter Testing
    • SPIRIT WEEK:
      • Monday: Crazy Hair Day
      • Tuesday: Pattern Day – wear all kinds of patterns
      • Wednesday: Blast from the Past – dress from any era
      • Thursday: Camo Day
      • Friday: Pajama Day
  • March 16th: NO SCHOOL  (Parent/Teacher Conferences) 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • March 19th – 20th: NO SCHOOL (Spring Break)
  • March 30th: St. Jude’s Trike-a-thon Event – more information to follow 

Student Of The Month : Ananya 

Themes

  • Dr. Seuss
  • St. Patty’s Day
  • 3rd Qtr Testing
  • Solar System
  • Trike – a – Thon / Easter 

Show & Share

  • 3/2: Favorite Dr.Seuss book
  • 3/9: Free choice
  • 3/15: Something green
  • 3/23: Space related 
  • 3/29: Easter related 

Language Arts :

  • Week 1: We are working on recognizing the letter Pp starting with the animated alphabet, worksheets include the children identifying upper and lower case Pp
  • Week 2: We are working on tracing and writing the letter Pp both upper and lower case.
  • Week 3: We will start a new letter, Qq the children will start with the animated alphabet the continue learning to identify the letter Qq as well. 
  • Week 4: We will trace and write the letter Qq both upper and lower case

Math :

  • We will be identifying and doing various activities that include the numbers 15 and 16 we will also be working with the color green and the shape diamond.

Classroom News : We will have two new friends joining the P1 classroom this month .! 

 

 

Fantastic February

Upcoming Dates:

  • Butter Braid Fundraiser Feb 1st – 15th – please remember that we do not accept checks, so payments should be made with cash or money orders only.
  • February 14th – Valentine’s Day Classroom Parties – You can check with me about party plans.
  • February 16th – NO SCHOOL (Teacher In-Service)
  • February 28th: Ms. Johniece turns 22! 

Student of the month: Kyson

Themes :

2/5-2/9: Valentines Day

2/12-2/15: Animals

2/19-2/23: Animals

2/26-3/2: Dr.Seuss

Language Arts:

We have a letter and color of the month. I have fun art activities as well as tracing and manipulative activities for the children to learn and identify the colors and letters of the month. This month is the letter Nn and Oo, and the color Pink.

Math:

Continue learning to count 1-20. When they exceed 20, we will continue to count higher. Activities will be with the numbers and shape of the month: 13, 14, and Heart.

Jumping Into January

Student Of The Month Hadley

Upcoming Dates:

  • NO SCHOOL January 1st (Happy New Year)
  • January 15th – Martin Luther King Jr Holiday – School is in session! (Calendar misprint)
  • January 18th & 19th – Free Eye Exams

Themes :

1/1-1/5: Fairy Tales Folk Tales

1/8-1/12: Black History Month

1/15-1/19: Kansas

1/22-1/26: Kansas

1/29-2/2: Machines & Magnets

 

Language Arts:

We have a letter and color of the month. I have fun art activities as well as tracing and manipulative activities for the children to learn and identify the colors and letters of the month. This month is the letter Ll and Mm, and the color Purple.

Math:

Continue learning to count 1-20. When they exceed 20, we will continue to count higher. Activities will be with the numbers and shape of the month: 11, 12, and Rectangle.

Dancing December

  • The students will be working on their songs for the upcoming Christmas program this month. The Christmas program is right around the corner, and we are very excited to share our Christmas joy with each of you too!
  • December 8 – Christmas Program at the VA Theater
    P1, P2, P3 @ 6:00 pm; E1, E2, E3, E4 @ 6:30 pm
  • December 11-15 2nd Quarter Testing/Spirit Week
    • Monday – Neon Day
    • Tuesday – Christmas Sweater/Shirt Day
    • Wednesday – Christmas Character Day 
    • Thursday – Wear Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness
    • Friday – Pajama Day
  • December 22 – Classroom Christmas Party / Book Exchange
  • NO SCHOOL December 25 – January 1st (Christmas Vacation)Themes :11/27-12/1: Dinosaurs

    12/4-12/8: Dinosaurs

    12/11-12/15: Testing

    12/18-12/22: Christmas


    Language Arts:

    We have a letter and color of the month. I have fun art activities as well as tracing and manipulative activities for the children to learn and identify the colors and letters of the month. This month is the letter Jj and Kk, and the color White.

    Math:

    Continue learning to count 1-20. When they exceed 20, we will continue to count higher. Activities will be with the numbers and shape of the month: 9, 10, and Circle.

November News

Upcoming Dates:

  • November 23 & 24 NO SCHOOL (Thanksgiving Break)

The students will be working on their songs for the upcoming Christmas program this month. The Christmas program is right around the corner, and we are very excited to share our Christmas joy with each of you too!

Themes :

10/30-11/3: Culture

11/6-11/10: Family

11/13-11/22: Thanksgiving

11/27-12/1: Dinosaurs


Language Arts:

We will be working on name packs that have various activities in a bag that help the children spell, trace, and identify their names. One of my biggest goals this year is for the children to begin writing their names. We also have a letter and color of the month. I have fun art activities as well as tracing and manipulative activities for the children to learn and identify the colors and letters of the month. This month are the letter Hh and Ii, and the color black.

Math:

Continue learning to count 1-20. When they exceed 20, we will continue to count higher.

Activities will be with the number and shape of the month: 7, 8, and Oval.

FALLing Into October .!

Important Dates 

10/9-10/13 : 1st Qtr Testing/Spirit Week

Monday: Inside Out Day – wear your clothes inside out

Tuesday: Dress Like an Animal Day

Wednesday: Crazy Sock Day

Thursday: Superhero/Villain Day

Friday: Pajama Day

October 16 NO SCHOOL (Parent/Teacher Conferences)

October 27 Halloween Festival (See Note Below)

Show and Tell: This will be held twice a month on Fridays. When bringing show and tell PLEASE have the toy initialed or given directly to me so the children’s toys do not get mixed up. NO WEAPONS.

Oct 13- Bring a community helper

Oct 27- Something Spooky!

Themes:

10/2-10/6: Community Helpers

10/9-10/13: Testing/Community Helpers

10/17-10/20: Transportation

10/23-10/27: Halloween

10/30-11/3: Culture


Language Arts:

We will be working on name packs that have various activities in a bag that help the children spell, trace, and identify their names. One of my biggest goals this year is for the children to begin writing their names. We also have a letter and color of the month. I have fun art activities as well as tracing and manipulative activities for the children to learn and identify the colors and letters of the month. This month are the letters Ff and Gg, and the color Orange.

Math:

Continue learning to count 1-20. When they exceed 20, we will continue to count higher.

Activities will be with the number and shape of the month: 5, 6, and Triangle.