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About me

Hello! My name is Kelsi Bassler. I have been working in the childcare field for 13 years and started with Kennedy Academy in February 2018 as the P2 Lead Teacher. I love watching young children grown into strong independent children. I look forward to getting to know the students and their families.

May

“Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May”

-William Shakespeare

IMPORTANT DATES/REMINDERS:

5/28: NO SCHOOL!

Student of the month is……….. HENRICK!

       Themes

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

Show & Tell

5/04: Free Choice 

5/11: Bring a picture of your Mom

5/18: Bring in a ocean object or ocean toy

5/25: Free choice 

6/1: Nursery Rhymes book

Language Arts

  • Week 1: We will be working on recognizing the letter Yy using the animated alphabet and worksheets. We will be working on tracing and writing the letter.
  • Week 2: We will be working on recognizing the letter Zz using the animated alphabet and worksheets. We will be working on tracing and writing the letter.
  • Week 3: We will be working on recognizing the letter Aa using the animated alphabet and worksheet. We will be working on tracing and writing the letter.
  • Week 4: We will be working on the letter Bb using the animated alphabet and worksheets. We will bw working on tracing and writing the letter.
  • We have also been working very hard on learning how to spell our names and writing our names. We write our names everyday on the back of our paper, so please turn the papers over and look how well your child is writing their names.

Math

  • We will be working on identifying numbers 19, 20, 21! We will be doing worksheets and playing games our those numbers. 

Classroom News:

Please help us celebrate these birthdays this month!

Henrick May 5th

Addison May 30th

Jumping Into April

Important dates this month are:

  • 4/17 – Preschool and sibling pictures
  • 4/27 – No school (Teacher In-service)

Student of the Month: 

Addison

Show & Tell:

Show -n- tell is always a free choice in P2, but please remember to bring appropriate toys to school. 

Themes: 

  • 4/2 – 4/6 Weather/Season
  • 4/9 – 4/13 Weather/Season
  • 4/16 – 4/20 Earth/Recycling
  • 4/23 – 4/27 Plants

Language Arts

  • Week 1: Letter Uu. We will be working on recognizing the letter, while also learning to trace and write the letter. 
  • Week 2: Letter Vv. We will be working on recognizing the letter, while also learning to trace and write the letter.
  • Week 3 Letter Ww. We will be working on recognizing the letter, while also learning to trace and write the letter.
  • Week 4 Letter Xx. We will be working on recognizing the letter, while also learning to trace and write the letter. 

Math

  • Week 1: We will be working on the number 17. We will be learning to recognize the number while also learning how to write the number.
  • Week 2: We will be working on A-B patterning. We will be doing spring worksheets that will help us improve our pattern skills.
  • Week 3: We will be working on the number 18. We will be learning to recognize the number while also learning how to write the number.
  • Week 4. We will be working on A-B patterning. We will be doing spring worksheets that will help us improve our pattern skills.

Social studies/Science:

This month we will be talking about different types of weather and our four seasons. This theme is two weeks long. The third week we will be talking about recycling and our Earth; we will be learning about the Earth and what we can do to help keep it clean. The fourth month we will be talking about plants; we will learn the different parts of a plant and what we need to make them grow. We are doing fun science experiments on fun Fridays in our classroom this month. 

February 2018

We are pleased to introduce Ms. Kelsi as the P2 Lead Teacher here at Kennedy Academy. She comes to us with 13 years’ experience in working with young children from facilities in both Lawrence and Topeka.

Ms. Kelsi loves watching young children grow into strong, independent individuals. She has a 15-month-old daughter of her own whose name is Addilyn. In her free time, she loves to color and do word searches. She loves the color green and her favorite flower is a lily.

She welcomes you to stop by anytime to ask any questions you may have! Please help us welcome her to our Kennedy Academy family!