18th: Curriculum Day 8:45-9:30
Come visit our classroom. I will be discussing the curriculum, routines, and answering any questions you may have. Cookies and refreshments will be served!
2nd: Nature Walk 12:00pm
During Social Studies students learned about fall and some of the changes we expect to see. We will be taking a quick walk to Central Park and collecting leaves and other collectible nature stuff we find. We will gather in the park to discuss our findings. These "collections" will also be used for various activities in the class. We will learn to classify leaves and make a couple of different art activities, which will be posted soon on this site.
8th: Columbus Day--School will be closed
12th: Trip to Hi-Art Studio. Make sure your child brings in a signed permission slip and a bagged lunch. It looks like Fridays will be our Hi-Art day. For parents that don't know, students will be part of an art program that takes weekly excursions to an art studio to learn about art and experiment with different types of art media. At times students will be attending art galleries and museums. I would love to have parents accompany us. Please let me know in advance if you can join us.
19th: Scholastic book order money is due!
Trip to Hi-Art Studio
22nd: Picture Day!! Students should wear their uniforms.
23rd: Book Publishing Party!! Come join us. It will begin promptly at 10:05am. Students will read aloud their very first books. Our writing unit this month consists of writing personal narratives
31st: Halloween. Students should not bring costumes to school.
6th: Election Day. No school.
9th: Hi Art
12th: Veteran's Day. No school.
13th: Parent/Teacher Conference 1-3pm and 5-7pm
16th: Hi Art
22nd,23rd: Thanksgiving Break. No school.
30th: Hi Art
6th: picture day--retakes
7th: Hi Art--trip to the Museum of Modern Art (10:45am)
12th: Parent Workshop on Building Literacy(with our literacy coach, Ms. Darensbourg) at 8:45am
14th: Hi Art (9:00am)
21st: Hi Art--trip to the Metropolitan Opera to see Hansel and Gretel
24th-Jan2nd: Christmas Break
14th: Afternoon neighborhood walk--as part of a study
18th: Hi Art
21st: No school-- Martin Luther King's Birthday Observed
25th: Hi Art, permission slips and $7.25 due for trip to see "A Black Journey"
28th: school auditions for participation in February's African American History Assembly will be held. (Our class is currently learning a poem and a song)
1st: Hi Art
5th: 2nd Book Publishing Party
6th: Trip to Lehman Center to see "A Black Journey"
7th: 100th day of school celebration for our class (1ooth day project is due!)
8th: 100th day of school. Hi Art
13th: African American Heritage Assembly (More info to come)
14th: Valentine's Day
18th-22nd: Winter Break