The Senior Kindergarten class will be holding several
fundraisers for the SK Graduation at the end of the year. We have done a Toy
Sale which was successful ma sha' Allah. We are planning another toy sale on Friday, May 10, 2013. We ask for your
cooperation in this fundraising event by donating toys in good condition that
are able to be sold. If you are willing to contribute to this toysale please
bring in the toys on Thursday, May 9, 2013
or the morning of Friday, May 10, 2013 to
the SK classroom.
The Toy Sale will take place
all dayFriday, May 10, 2013in the school gym.
The toys will be reasonably
priced and all proceeds will go directly to funding the SK Graduation.
If you are
able to volunteer on this day please let me know, it would be greatly
In language, we are continuing to practice phonemic sounds and writing in our journals. We have added comprehension questions (based on stories we read) that the children answer through writing skills and pictures. Please continue to encourage your child to write and use lots of praise to support their curiosity .
Our class has been examining objects and sorting them based
on their characteristics such as colour, size, texture and more. Learning to
sort objects is an important skill. You can help your child to develop sorting
skills at home by having him/her help you sort laundry, groceries, dishes or
After you and your child have sorted laundry, groceries ,
dishes, toys or any other objects in your home, talk about how the objects were
sorted. Also discuss the importance of sorting objects. For example, it is
easier to find dishes in cupboards when they are sorted.
Have fun with this activity, they have a wide imagination on
how they can sort objects!
Scholastic Book Fair is coming to our school this week, and we invite you to
come and share in this celebration of literacy with us!
than ever, reading is vital to leading a better life. It is the door opener to
the 21st century for all children. Knowing how to read is just the
beginning. Motivating young people to KEEP READING, comprehend what they read
and develop the ability to think creatively are the end goals.
need ACCESS to great books and the opportunity to CHOOSE what they want to
read. Moreover, they need TIME for reading.
Book Fairs has the books to motivate more reading. With your involvement, we
can inspire children to practice reading and read more often. Together, we can
make a difference in their lives that will last a lifetime.
way to ensure our children get started with reading and keep on reading all
year long is with the Classroom Wish List program. We urge
you to stop by the CWL display when you first arrive at the Fair. Take a moment
to learn how purchasing books and donating them to your child’s classroom, can give little readers even greater ACCESS to the books
they want to read by expanding existing classroom libraries.
We asked each teacher to fill-in her “book wish list” prior to the
fair. Look for your child’s teacher’s name on the display. All teachers took
great care in selecting the best and most appropriate books to meet their
students’ reading levels and learning needs. It is their wish that these books
become a permanent part of the classroom library. We will recognize every
generous gift you make with a special bookplate, identifying your family or
child as the donor.
We will display the Classroom Wish List at the book fair, so keep
an eye out for it! Your support can help a
classroom blossom with new and exciting adventures in reading, stimulating
young minds for years to come.
to see you at our Scholastic Book Fair. Together, we can raise readers!
Scholastic Book Fair is coming to our school this week! What better way to
promote reading to our students than by supporting this important literary
your entire family to participate by purchasing the latest and greatest in
children’s books. Did you know that for every $10 you spend at the Fair up to
$6 comes directly back to our school? Your support of this vital literary event
is key in helping us obtain new books and resources for our library and
find hundreds of quality books at our Book Fair with a wide assortment for all
reading levels. On Monday, your child will be bringing home the Scholastic
Book Fair flyer that provides a preview of only a FEW of the many books
available to purchase at our Fair.
also contains a special Family Event Draw ballot that parents can deposit
during our Family Event. You could win $50 in books – $25 for your family PLUS
$25 for your child’s classroom!
forget to mark the Book Fair dates on your calendar! We look forward to seeing
you during our Scholastic Book Fair and thank you, in advance, for supporting
this great literary fundraiser. Mostly, thank you for believing in books and
the importance reading has on your child’s future.
Dates:Thursday, April 11 and Friday,
April 12, 2013
Times: (both days)
cheques made payable to our school. Visa, MasterCard and American Express are