Mrs. Alvis' Kindergarten Connections (GES)

What is Happening in Room 114?

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September, 2013

A few things!

Please let me know if I can share your email and/or phone number with our room mother for the purposes of contacting you for party treats.   I also have one opening for our spring party if anyone would like to fill that spot. Ice cream clarification: Please put your child’s money for ice cream in an envelope or baggy …Continue reading →

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Field Trip, Oct. 4th. Carter Mountain, Here We Come!

Mrs. Alvis’ News                                          Sept.30-Oct. 4, 2013   Our Field Trip is Finally Here: We will be leaving at appropriately 9:00 am on Friday for our trip to Carter Mountain.  I know the class will love picking their own apples, going on a wagon ride, and learning about the growth of apples from professionals!  Don’t forget your student will need …Continue reading →

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We Have Apples Up On Top!

Today, we began the first of many activities to prepare us for our field trip to Carter Mountain’s apple orchard.  We read, Ten Apples Up On Top by Dr. Seuss.  Then we tested our balance and concentration by seeing how many apples we could hold on top of our heads.  You should have heard the squeals!!! What fun!

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Sept. 23-27, 2013

Mrs. Alvis’ News                                          Sept. 23-27, 2013   Important Dates: Sept. 24th: K Vision/Hearing Screening Sept. 26th : Picture Day Oct. 4th: Field Trip to Carter Mountain: Don’t forget to return permission forms and $14 for the cost of the trip.  Students will need a bag lunch or may order a bag lunch from the cafeteria.   Language Arts: Fundations, …Continue reading →

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Jack and Jill Went Up the Hill

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Back to School PTA, Sept. 19

Mrs. Alvis’ News                                          Sept. 16-20, 2013   Important Dates: Sept. 19th: Back School PTA Night, beginning at 6:00pm. Sept. 20th: Early Dismissal, 1:00pm. Interims Go Home. Sept. 24th: K Vision/Hearing Screening Sept. 26th : Picture Day   Language Arts: Fundations, Unit 1, week 3-letter focus is i and u- rhyming words making marshmallow igloos decorating funny underwear positional words …Continue reading →

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Marshmallow Children’s Engineering

This week, we did a team building engineering activity with marshmallows.  Groups of 3 students each, were given the challenge to make the tallest marshmallow tower that was able to stand up on its own.  The project was very difficult for each group and our towers weren’t very big.  It is seldom that true engineers are successful on their very …Continue reading →

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What A Great Class!

Our first several weeks of school have really gotten off to a good start.  The students are learning the routines and getting along very nicely.  Here are the activities I hope to achieve this week. Mrs. Alvis’ News                               Sept. 9-13, 2013   Thanks So Much for All The Donations Last Week!  Please put a hold on sending in plastic …Continue reading →

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Do You See What I See?

We learned about our sense of sight and made binoculars for going on a seeing nature walk!  

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Jack Be Nimble

After building our candlesticks, students worked in groups today to jump the candlestick and measure who jumped the longest distance. What fun!

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