February News

February 14 – Valentine Class Party

February 18 – No School (Teacher In-Service)

February 25 – March 1: Dr. Seuss WeekJ

We have several activities planned including visits from the Adventuremobile, Boomer Bear, and Dr. Seuss’ birthday week.

Kennedy Academy still has a couple spots available for the 2018/2019 school year. If you are interested in enrolling, please contact the school office for more information or to book a tour today.

To Schedule a Tour: 
Email khamner@kennedyacademy.com or call 785-266-5150 and ask to speak with either Kandice or Chelsie. We would be happy to show you around and discuss our program.

To Enroll:
Complete the Student Information form (download the Enrollment form here) and pay the $50.00 non-refundable enrollment fee (cash or money order only please).

Tuition:
$145/week – We are a full-time program Monday through Friday. Discounts available for military and multi-child. DCF Accepted.

Hours of Operation:
6:30 am – 5:30 pm
School begins promptly at 8:30 am.

Additional Information:
Kennedy Academy accepts children from the ages of 2 1/2 years through Kindergarten.

Children must be potty trained.

We do not discriminate against anyone in regard to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, physical handicap, or sex. However, we do say a prayer of thanks before each meal and we do teach and celebrate the true meaning of Christian holidays such as Christmas and Easter.

Welcome to the New Year! We look forward to what the new year will bring for the students and school. We have several activities planned including visits from the Adventuremobile, Boomer Bear, Dr. Seuss’ birthday week, and the St. Jude trike-a-thon.

Kennedy Academy still has a couple spots available for the 2018/2019 school year. If you are interested in enrolling, please contact the school office for more information or to book a tour today.

To Schedule a Tour: 
Email khamner@kennedyacademy.com or call 785-266-5150 and ask to speak with either Kandice or Chelsie. We would be happy to show you around and discuss our program.

To Enroll:
Complete the Student Information form (download the Enrollment form here) and pay the $50.00 non-refundable enrollment fee (cash or money order only please).

Tuition:
$145/week – We are a full-time program Monday through Friday. Discounts available for military and multi-child. DCF Accepted.

Hours of Operation:
6:30 am – 5:30 pm
School begins promptly at 8:30 am.

Additional Information:
Kennedy Academy accepts children from the ages of 2 1/2 years through Kindergarten.

Children must be potty trained.

We do not discriminate against anyone in regard to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, physical handicap, or sex. However, we do say a prayer of thanks before each meal and we do teach and celebrate the true meaning of Christian holidays such as Christmas and Easter.

Fun-Loving February

Important Dates: 

February 14:  Valentine’s Day

February 18: NO SCHOOL (Teacher In-Service)

February 25 – 28: Dr. Seuss Week

Show and Tell:

(NO WEAPONS)

February 7 – begins with X or L

February 14 – something that you LOVE

February 21 – begins with I or K

February 28 – begins with N or F

Themes:

Machines and Magnets, Valentine’s Day, Animals, Dr. Seuss

Language Arts:

 Writing first and last names.  ABC’s in Sign Language.  Letter Sounds. Animals in Spanish.  Food in Spanish.  Spelling names. Oral Rhymes. 

Math:

Number recognition 1 – 50.  Count 1 – 100. Patterns.  Penny, Nickel, Dime and Quarter identify and know value.  Count 1 – 20 in Spanish.  Trace/Write 1 – 20.  Addition.  Skip Counting.

Science:

Seasons and Weather. Migration and water cycle.

Social Studies:

Birthday and phone number.

♥♥Bible♥♥

Feeding of 5,000

Jesus and the Children

The Good Samaritan

The Prodigal Son

*January*

January 1st- No School

Student of the Month: Thomas

Show and Tell: My show and tell is free choice. Please remember it needs to be appropriate for school (no weapons) and must be able to fit in their book bags.

Themes:

*Happy New Year

*Fairy Tale/Folk Tale

*Black History Month

*Kansas

*Kansas

Language Arts:

  • Week 1: Review Letter Sounds
  • Week 2: Trace and write letter M
  • Week 3: Trace and write letter N
  • Week 4: Trace and write letter O
  • Week 5: Trace and write letter P

The students have really enjoyed Learning without tears and Squawker the bird.

Math:

  • Week 1: Number Number Matching and Group Review
  • Week 2:  Reading and writing numbers 11-20
  • Week 3: Counting  to 31/Reading and writing  numbers through 31
  • Week 4: Comparing numbers through 31/Numbers on a Calendar
  • Week 5: Reading and writing numbers 31-34

We will be working out identifying, tracing,writing and counting our numbers each week.

Science and Social Studies: This month we will learn about different folk tales/fairy tales and read different stories about them. We will also be learning about of lovely state of Kansas and Black History Month. I have a lot of fun activities planned for each subject!

Happy January!

Happy New Year! I hope everyone survived the holidays and is ready to get back into the swing of things.

Important Dates:

January 1- NO SCHOOL, Happy New Year

Show and Tell:

Jan. 4– Free Choice

Jan. 11– A fairy tale

Jan. 18- Free Choice

Jan. 25- Something to represent Kansas

Student of the Month- Emma

Themes:

1/2-1/4: Happy New Year!

1/7-1/11: Fairy Tales

1/14-1/18: Black History Month

1/21-1/25: Kansas

1/28-12/1: Kansas

Language Arts: The beginning of the month we will get back into the swing of things starting with our Morning Workbooks. We will also continue working on our letter recognition and sounds and doing group activities for reinforcement. They love doing them and don’t even realize how much they’re learning from them.

Math: This month we will work more on sequencing, patterns, and writing our numbers. We will also work on skip counting with 5’s and maybe by 2’s if they master the 5’s.

Social Studies: We will begin our month discussing fairy tales. We are going to try our hands at “writing” and illustrating our own. The next week is all about Black History where we will learn about the importance of Martin Luther King Jr, Rosa Parks, and many others important to our history. We end January with two weeks of Kansas. We will learn all about the state including the state reptile, tree, insect etc.

January News!

Important Dates:

  • 1/1: Happy New Year!

Student of the Month: Leo

Themes:

  • 1/2-1/4: Happy New Year!
  • 1/7-1/11: Fairy Tales
  • 1/14-1/18: Black History Month
  • 1/21-1/25: Kansas
  • 1/28-12/1: Kansas

Language Arts:
Week 1: Letter Week 2: Letter N Week 3: Letter O Week 4: Letter P Week 5: Letter Q

Math:
This month we will be working on patterns. We will be using fun materials like gold fish, fruit loops while we are learning patterns.

Social Studies:
This month we will be talking about how Kansas came about including all the state symbols.

Science:
We will continue exploring sensory bins and other sensory objects that will have us using our fine motor skills.

January News!!

Important Dates:

  • 1/1: Happy New Year!

Student of the Month: Eesha

Themes:

  • 1/2-1/4: Happy New Year!
  • 1/7-1/11: Fairy Tales
  • 1/14-1/18: Black History Month
  • 1/21-1/25: Kansas
  • 1/28-12/1: Kansas

Language Arts:
Week 1: Letter M
Week 2: Letter N Week 3: Letter O Week 4: Letter P Week 5: Letter Q

Math:
We will continue working on our shapes and colors. Also we will start working on recognizing numbers 1-5.

Social Studies:
This month we will be talking about how Kansas came about including all the state symbols.

Science:
We will continue exploring sensory bins and other sensory objects that will have us using our fine motor skills.

Classroom News:
We have two new friends joining our class. Please help us welcome Kuiper and Emilee.

***January News***

Important Dates:

January 1- NO SCHOOL, Happy New Year

Show and Tell:

Jan. 4Free Choice

Jan. 11A fairy tale

Jan. 18- Free Choice

Jan. 25- Something to represent Kansas

Student of the Month- Alexis A.

Language Arts-  This month we are learning about the “or”, “sh”, “ch” and “ar” sounds.  We are going to be getting back into the swing of things after the holidays.  Keep practicing the spelling words because they have started getting more difficult.  

MathWe will continue working in our workbooks, learning about adding, subtracting, money, and time.  The class is doing a great job learning their math facts.  

Science and Social Studies- This month we are learning about fairy tales.  We will be reading fairy tales and also comparing the stories to the movies. 

We are learning about black history this month.  We are going to be learning about Martin Luther King Jr. and other notable men and women in history.  

This month we are also learning all about Kansas.  We will be learning about the symbols of Kansas, such as the sunflower, box turtle, and bison.

January 2019

January 1: NO SCHOOL – Happy New Year’s

Welcome to the New Year! We look forward to what the new year will bring for the students and school. We have several activities planned including visits from the Adventuremobile, Boomer Bear, Dr. Seuss’ birthday week, and the St. Jude trike-a-thon.

Kennedy Academy still has a couple spots available for the 2018/2019 school year. If you are interested in enrolling, please contact the school office for more information or to book a tour today.

To Schedule a Tour:
Email khamner@kennedyacademy.com or call 785-266-5150 and ask to speak with either Kandice or Chelsie. We would be happy to show you around and discuss our program.

To Enroll:
Complete the Student Information form (download the Enrollment form here) and pay the $50.00 non-refundable enrollment fee (cash or money order only please).

Tuition:
$145/week – We are a full-time program Monday through Friday. Discounts available for military and multi-child. DCF Accepted.

Hours of Operation:
6:30 am – 5:30 pm
School begins promptly at 8:30 am.

Additional Information:
Kennedy Academy accepts children from the ages of 2 1/2 years through Kindergarten.

Children must be potty trained.

We do not discriminate against anyone in regard to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, physical handicap, or sex. However, we do say a prayer of thanks before each meal and we do teach and celebrate the true meaning of Christian holidays such as Christmas and Easter.

Joyful January

Important Dates: 

January 1:  No School (New Year’s Day)

Show and Tell:

(NO WEAPONS)

January 3 – begins with P or E

January 10 – begins with Z or A

January 17 – begins with Y or H

January 24 – begins with V or M

January 31 – begins with W or T

Themes:

Happy New Year, Fairy Tails / Folk Tales, Black History, Kansas, Kansas

Language Arts:

 Writing first and last names.  P, E, Z, A, Y, H, V, M, W and T letter writing and letter sounds.  ABC’s in Sign Language.  Nursery Rhymes.  Rhyming words.  Body parts in Spanish.  Spelling our names.  Parts of a book.  Author and locating title.  Food in Spanish.  

Math:

Number recognition 1 – 40.  Count 1 – 100.  Shapes – Pentagon, Hexagon, and Octagon.  Patterns.  Penny, Nickel, Dime and Quarter identify and know value.  Counting backwards from 10.  Count 1 – 20 in Spanish.  Trace/Write 1 – 12.  Skip counting by tens.

Science:

Seasons and Weather. Migration and water cycle.

Social Studies:

Birthday and phone number.

♥♥Bible♥♥

Jesus’ Happy Family

Jesus Pleases God

God’s House

What Should I Do In God’s House?

A Friend Who Was Sick

***December News***

Important Dates:

December 6- Adventuremobile 2:45-3:15pm

December 7- Kennedy Academy Christmas Program

December 10-14-  Second Quarter Testing

Monday- Neon Day

Tuesday- Christmas Sweater Day

Wednesday- Christmas Character Day (Santa, elves, etc.)

Thursday-  Camo Day

Friday- PJ Day

December 20- Adventuremobile 2:45-3:15pm

December 21- Class Christmas Parties (Please bring a wrapped book as a gift for the party.  The book should NOT be gender specific.)

December 25-28- NO SCHOOL, Christmas Break

Student of the Month:  Aryana P.

Show and Tell Schedule:

December 7- Free Choice

December 14- A Christmas Item

December 21- NO SHOW AND TELL

December 28NO SCHOOL

Language Arts:

     This month will include a lesson on the “ng” sound.  This month will only have one spelling test, due to the holiday. We will be doing writing activities about Christmas and also reviewing the sounds and lessons we have learning this year. 

Math:

     We are learning more math skills working in our workbooks.  These skills will start involving telling time, adding money, and skip counting.  We are still playing our math games and gaining better number knowledge.

Science/Social Studies:

We will be finishing our lesson on dinosaurs this month.  The class will be enjoying our dinosaurs in the classroom until the end of the month. 

     We are also going to be doing lessons about Christmas.  They will be learning about the true meaning of Christmas, as well as the story of Santa.  We are going to be doing many crafts and activities for Christmas and also reading a lot of stories about Christmas. 

ENJOY YOUR CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY AND VACATION!