Mrs. Alvis' Kindergarten Connections (GES)

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February, 2014

Field Trip Coming Up!

                                              March 3-7, 2014   Read Across America Activities: This week we will be celebrating Dr. Seuss’ Birthday.  Please encourage your child to participate in the activities listed below. MONDAY: Cat in the Hat Day (wear your red …Continue reading →

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Last Week of February!

                                                   Feb. 24-28, 2014   Important Dates: Read Across America day is being observed March 3rd this year.   GES will celebrate the first week of March (3rd – 7th). We will have our usual daily Dr. Seuss book/trivia. Please encourage your students to READ – especially Dr. Seuss next week! (Of course I know you already do this!)   …Continue reading →

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Dr. Seuss Activities Next Week

Read Across America day is being observed March 3rd this year. GES will celebrate the first week of March (3rd – 7th). We will have our usual daily Dr. Seuss book/trivia. Please encourage your students to READ – especially Dr. Seuss next week! (Of course I know you already do this!) MONDAY: Cat in the Hat Day (wear your red & …Continue reading →

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Boxtops

Please send in any boxtops you have been saving by Friday, Feb. 21.

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Welcome Back from “Snowcation”

                                                              Feb. 17-21, 2014   Important Dates: Feb. 18th: Interims Go Home Feb. 20, 21st: K teachers will be attending and presenting at the Virginia Children’s Engineering Convention. Mrs. Alvis …Continue reading →

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100th Day of School Pictures

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Solids Can Melt

For one of our solid, liquid, gas experiments, we froze paint making paint popsicles.  We had so much fun watching them turn back to a liquid as we painted with them.

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Looks Like Snow

With the current forecast, I have sent home a homework packet to keep your child’s mind active if we are out for a few days.  Please remember to continue to read Stuart Little, practice the sight words, and counting to 100.  Also, have a little fun playing in the snow and be safe!!! We will exchange valentines our first day …Continue reading →

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Little Boy Blue Engineers

After learning the poem, Little Boy Blue, students participated in the following design brief. Design and create a containing structure to hold the sheep and cows so the little boy can take a nap. The Criteria: your containing structure must: stand on its own be completely enclosed with no openings for the animals to escape have a door or gate …Continue reading →

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Don’t Forget Valentine’s Day

                                                               Feb. 10-14, 2014   Important Dates: Feb. 11: 100th Day of School: Students are encouraged to wear clothing with 100 items. Feb. 13: Speaker Day Feb. 14th: Early Dismissal, …Continue reading →

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