***Blustery December News***

Upcoming Dates:  December 19-  All School Christmas Program at the VA Theater 6:30pm

December 20-  Christmas Party  3:00pm

       We will be doing a book exchange for the party.  Each child will need to bring in a wrapped book that any child (boy or girl) would enjoy. 

  December 23- January 1- No School/Winter Break


Student of the Month:  Kaydence Martin


Show and Tell Schedule:  Dec. 6-  Something Red

Dec. 13-  An Ornament

Dec. 20-  A Dinosaur


Language Arts:  This month we are going to be learning the “ng” sound, the “or” sound, and the “sh” sound.  Our spelling words this month will reflect those letter combinations.  Please help your child practice those sounds at home as we learn them at school.  We are also going to be working on writing more this month.  The kids will even be writing a letter to Santa. 


Math:  This month we will be working on graphing, adding, and place value.  This kids will get to do some hands on activities that will help them learn about place value.  We are also going to be learning about measuring this month.  The kids will practice using rulers, as well as other instruments, to help them measure different things. 


Science:  This month we will be learning about dinosaurs.  The class will be learning about different types of dinosaurs, when they lived, and what fossils are.  This is always a very fun unit.


Social Studies:  We are going to be learning about Christmas and Christmas traditions this month.  We will be talking about the birth of Jesus and the true meaning of Christmas.  We are also going to be discussing what each family does for Christmas. 

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About Ms. Jessica

My name is Jessica Wilson. I have been working here at Kennedy Academy since 2006. I am the kindergarten teacher in the E4 classroom. I have my bachelors degree in elementary education from Emporia State University. I also have three children of my own. I enjoy teaching and find joy in seeing children grow and learn to their fullest potential.