May

Important Dates:

May 2- Adventuremobile

May 12- Mothers Day

May 21- Boomer Visits

May 27- NO SCHOOL/Memorial Day

Student of the Month: Addison

Show n tell : My show n tell is free choice,

THEMES:

Insects, Mother’s Day, Ocean, 4 Elements, Nursery Rhymes

Language Arts: This month we will work on ch, sh, wh, blends. We will also work on our color and number words along with some simple sight words. Everyone enjoys the hands on activities so we will do quite a bit theme related floor work during group time.

Math: We will continue working on simple addition using manipulatives. By the middle of the month we will start doing subtraction as well.

May News

Important Dates:

May 2- Adventuremobile

May 12- Mothers Day

May 21- Boomer Visits

May 27- NO SCHOOL/Memorial Day

Student of the Month: Grant

Show n tell : My show n tell is free choice,

THEMES:

Insects, Mother’s Day, Ocean, 4 Elements, Nursery Rhymes

L.A:

Review Letters and sounds A-Z. Continue practicing on writing our letters and names.

Math:

Patterns, Review our numbers 1-100, Counting objects to 100, Number relationships

Social Studies/Science:

We will be learning about all different types of insects, the ocean and what lives in it, the 4 different elements, and reading and singing all our nursery rhymes. It will be a fun month! We also can not forget out MOMS, we will be talking about our moms and what they do for us every day!

***May News***

Important Dates:

May 2- Adventuremobile

May 12- Mothers Day

May 22- Boomer Visits

May 27- NO SCHOOL/Memorial Day

Student of the Month: Ray’Vin

Show and Tell:

May 3- an insect

May 10- a picture of Mom

May 17- an ocean animal/item

May 24- free choice

May 31- a Nursery Rhyme

Language Arts:

This month in language arts we are learning about how Y can be a vowel. We will be learning about Y used for the long vowel I sound in words like “my” and “fly”. We are also going to be learning about the long vowel O. In May we will be having our final two spelling tests for the year. The class has worked very hard and are really looking forward to being finished taking spelling tests.

Math:

We are also going to be wrapping up our math lessons. The class will be learning about fractions, as well as focusing on telling time and adding money values.

Science/Social Studies:

This month we are going to be talking about our mothers. We are going to be making mothers day art and gifts for our mom. We are also going to be learning about the ocean this month. We are going to be discussing ocean animals, as well as the other types of thing found in the sea. This will take us right into our lesson on the four elements. We will be doing lessons involving sink/float, and wind power. We are going to be learning about what types of things burn and what the different elements are used for. We will end the month with nursery rhymes. The class will be singing and resiting nursery rhymes. 

Please remember that the weather may be warm in the afternoon, but the mornings may still be chilly. Please make sure your student has a jacket at school for when the weather isn’t very warm. We do play outside each day, so dress them appropriately. When in doubt, have them wear layers. They can always take jackets off if it gets warm. Thank you.

May News

Important Dates/Reminders:
May 27th – NO SCHOOL (Memorial Day)

Student of the Month: Maverick

Themes:

4/29-5/3 Insects
5/6-5/10 Mother’s Day
5/13-5/17 Ocean
5/20-5/24 4 Elements
5/27-5/30 Nursery Rhymes

Language Arts:

Week 1: Letter Zz
Week 2: Review Lowercase a-m
Week 3: Review Lowercase n-z
Week 4: Review Uppercase A-M
Week 5: Review Uppercase N-Z

Math:

We will continue to review numbers 1-50, as well as our shapes and colors.

Social Studies:

This month we will be learning about Nursery Rhymes.

Science:

We will be learning about our Earth, Plants and Insects.

Classroom News:
We will have a visit from Boomer Bear on May 21st.

May News

Important Dates:

May 27: NO SCHOOL (Memorial Day)

Kennedy Academy is currently enrolling for summer positions and for the 2019/2020 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. Tuition will increase to $150 on August 1st.

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.

Miraculous May

Important Dates:

May 27: NO SCHOOL (Memorial Day)

Show and Tell:

(NO WEAPONS)

May 2 – Free Choice

May 9 – Free Choice

May 16 – Free Choice

May 23 – Free Choice

May 30 – Free Choice

THEMES:

Insects, Mother’s Day, Ocean, 4 Elements, Nursery Rhymes

Language Arts:

ABC’s in Sign Language.  Letter Sounds.   Food in Spanish.  Spelling names. Oral Rhymes. Claps out syllables. Sight Words.

Math:

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

Science:

Life Cycles. Liquid, gas and solids.

Social Studies:

Birthday and phone number.

♥♥Bible♥♥

Jesus Stills the Storm

Walking On Water

The Good Samaritan

Feeding the 5000

April Showers

IMPORTANT DATES:

April 9: Spring Pictures/Graduation Pictures (BOTH BUILDINGS)
April 19: St. Jude Trike-a-thon
April 22: No School (Teacher In-Service)
April 22: New Student Enrollment 6:00 – 7:00 pm

STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Marek

THEMES

  • 4/1 – 4/5: Weather/Seasons
  • 4/8 – 4/12: Plants
  • 4/15 – 4/19: St. Jude Trike-a-thon/Easter
  • 4/22 – 4/26: Earth

Language Arts: This month we will begin blending letter sounds and putting them together to form words. We will also work on rhyming words and handwriting along with writing our first and last names.

Math: We are continuing on writing our numbers to 100 and counting by 5’s and 2’s. We will also begin simple math using objects to figure out the sum.

Science and Social Studies: We will be doing a lot of science activities this month. It starts with Seasons where we will make season sensory bottles and bins. Then we will move on to plants. This will be a messy week. We will be planting flower seeds and learning about what they need. Also this month we will learn all about the Earth and recycling. To end our month, we are doing a week all about insects.

Awesome April

Important Dates: 

April 9: Spring Pictures/Graduation Pictures (BOTH BUILDINGS)
April 19: St. Jude Trike-a-thon
April 22: No School (Teacher In-Service)
April 22: New Student Enrollment 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Show and Tell:

(NO WEAPONS)

April 4 – Free Choice

March 11 – Free Choice

April 18 – Free Choice

April 25 – Free Choice

THEMES:

Weather/Season, Plants, St. Jude Trike-a-thon/Easter, Earth

Language Arts:

Writing first and last names.  ABC’s in Sign Language.  Letter Sounds.   Food in Spanish.  Spelling names. Oral Rhymes. Claps out syllables. Sight Words.

Math:

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

Science:

Weather and season. Plants. Earth and recycling.

Social Studies:

Birthday and phone number.

♥♥Bible♥♥

Jesus Stills the Storm

Walking On Water

The Good Samaritan

Feeding the 5000

April News

Important Dates:

  • April 9- Spring Pictures/Graduation Pictures
  • April 19- St. Jude-a-Thon
  • April 22- No School (Teacher In-Service)
  • April- 22- New Student Enrollment 6:00 – 7:00

Student of the Month: Amirah

Themes:

  • 4/1-4/5 Weather/Seasons
  • 4/8-4/12 Plants
  • 4/15-4/19 Easter/St. Jude Trike-a-Thon
  • 4/22-4/26 Earth
  • 4/29-4/30 Insects

Language Arts:
Week 1: Letter V Week 2: Review Week 3: Letter X Week 4: Review. Each week we focus on recognizing the letter and letter sound, as well as tracing the letter.

Math:
We will continue working on our numbers 1-10. We will start working on recognizing the numbers as well as matching the numbers.

Social Studies:
This month we are going to focus on bicycle safety for Trike-a-Thon, along with different occupations.

Science:
We will be learning about our Earth,Plants and Insects.

Classroom News:
Please help celebrate our April birthdays!

April 26th: Emilee

April News

IMPORTANT DATES:

April 9: Spring Pictures/Graduation Pictures (BOTH BUILDINGS)
April 19: St. Jude Trike-a-thon
April 22: No School (Teacher In-Service)
April 22: New Student Enrollment 6:00 – 7:00 pm

STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Jazzmyn

THEMES

  • 4/1 – 4/5: Weather/Seasons
  • 4/8 – 4/12: Plants
  • 4/15 – 4/19: St. Jude Trike-a-thon/Easter
  • 4/22 – 4/26: Earth

Show -n- tell:

  • Week 1 – Free Choice
  • Week 2 – Free Choice
  • Week 3 – Free Choice
  • Week 4 – Free Choice

Language Arts:

With each letter we will be practicing writing, learning the sounds of each letter and recognizing upper and lower case

  • Week 1 – Letter V
  • Week 2 – Letter W
  • Week 3 – Letter X
  • Week 4 – Letter Y

Math:

Each week we will learn how to write our numbers, count them and then count them with objects.

  • Week 1 – Counting and writing to 80
  • Week 2 – Counting and writing to 90
  • Week 3 – Counting and writing to 100
  • Week 4 – Review numbers 1-50

Social Studies/Science:

We will be learning all the weather and the different seasons. Some of the activities we will be doing is making a weather wheel, figuring out what type of clothes are needed for each season and type of weather, and make a rain cloud. We will also be learning about different plants, the parts of a plant and how to grow them. We will also be learning about our wonderful planet called Earth and about the meaning of Easter!!