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About me

Hello! My name is Johniece Bronson. I have been with Kennedy Academy since September 2016. I started as the aide and recently took the Lead Teacher position in the P1 classroom. I look forward to getting to know the children and families and am very excited to have a classroom of my own!

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.

Super September !

Important Dates 

09/04 : Labor Day NO SCHOOL 

09/20 : Preschool And Sibling Pictures 8:00 to 11:00

Show and Tell: will be twice a month 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.

Sept 15- Something You Can See, Touch, Taste, Or Feel .

Sept 29- Healthy Snack 

Themes:

08/28-09/1: Human Body

09/04-09/08: 5 Senses 

09/11-09/15: 5 senses

09/18-09/22: Nutrition

09/25-09/29: Nutrition


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 starting to write their names we also have a letter and color of the month and 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 Cc and Dd and the color Brown.

Math:

Counting 1-20,when they exceed 20 we will continue to count higher.

Activities with the number and shape of the month , 3 and Square.

August 2017

Important Dates:
August 4-  NO SCHOOL
August 7-11- PLACEMENT TESTING and SPIRIT WEEK
Monday Favorite Color Day (wear your favorite color to school)
Tuesday Dress as your favorite sport or sports team
Wednesday Dress Yourself Day (let your child pick out their own outfit, no matter how crazy it looks)
ThursdayFun Hat Day (any hat works, if you don’t have one, make one)
Friday–  Favorite Stuffed Animal/PJ Day (Wear your PJs and bring a stuffed animal)
August 18- Parents Night at 6 pm  (Come meet your child’s teacher, get classroom information, etc.)

Show and Tell: will be twice a month 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.

Aug 11- Free Choice 

Aug 25- Free Choice

Themes:

08/14-08/18: Rules And Manners 

08/21-08/25: All About Me 

08/28-09/1: Human Body


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 starting to write their names we also have a letter and color of the month and 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 Aa and the color Red.

Math:

Counting 1-20,when they exceed 20 we will continue to count higher.

Activities with the number and shape of the month , 1 and Star 

 

July 2017

  • NO SCHOOL: July 3 – July 7 for Summer Vacation
  • 7/13, 7/20, 7/27: Fire Department Visits Kennedy Academy
  • 7/14, 7/21, 7/28: Icecream Fridays
  • 7/18: Boomer Bear
  • 7/24: Topeka Zoo Presentation at Kennedy Academy
  • 7/28: Water Slide & Pizza Party

Summer Activities:
Students will participate in circle time each day, along with tracing and/or writing activities. When there are not scheduled special activities, the students will participate in the Garden and Fitness activities as outlined by the grant we received from the food program for the summer. Please see your child’s teacher for a more detailed outline of the summer events.

Themes:
Trying New Foods
Red and Orange Foods
Green, Blue and Purple Foods
Yellow and White Foods
Brown and Rainbow Foods

REMINDER: Students must have sunscreen applied to them in the morning prior to coming to school. We will then reapply in the afternoon before going outdoors.

Our Class Splash Day will start July 12th! Our SPLASH DAYS will be EVERY WEDNESDAYand FRIDAY. Please send your child in their swimsuit with an extra change of clothes.

June

IMPORTANT DATES/REMINDERS:

  • Icecream Man Visits: 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/30
  • 4th Quarter Testing / Spirit Week 6/19 – 6/22
    • Monday:  Career Day (What do you want to be when you grow up?)
    • Tuesday:  Favorite Sports Team Day
    • Wednesday:  Luau Day
    • Thursday:  Wear your Red, White, and Blue (School Colors)
  • NO SCHOOL for All School Picnic and Graduation: 6/23
    • All School Picnic @ Lake Shawnee Shelter #1  10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • Graduation @ VA Theater  3:00 pm

Themes:
Nursery Rhymes

Circus
Father’s Day
Fourth Quarter Testing/Spirit Week

Language Arts: We love learning our letters. We will also work on tracing. We do shape and color recognition every day at circle time. We are continuing to learn to recognize our names in print.

Math: We will continue to count numbers to 20. We are working with flash cards/white board numbers at circle time every day to help. 

Science/Social Studies/Art: We enjoy planning art activities around the themes. We will also read books about nursery rhymes, circus, and families. 

REMINDER: Students must have sunscreen applied to them in the morning prior to coming to school. We will then reapply in the afternoon before going outdoors.