April 24th, 2018
Dear Pre-K families,
We are in week 3 of our theme growing and changing. This week we are talking about spring. We will be reading Jack and the Beanstalk. We will also be planting our own 'beanstalks' during small groups. We continue to talk about Choose MyPlate and eating healthy from the 5 food categories. You can get more information at choosemyplate.gov. Our Alpha friend is Dudley Duck Dd.
Please bring in a baby picture of your child 4 x 6 or smaller for a project. The picture will not be harmed in any way and will be returned to you at the end of our next theme.
The Knight of Columbus Dinner Derby is this weekend on Saturday the 28th. If you are available to help, please see Mrs. Mary. We are still in need of raffle items/baskets. There is a sign up sheet in our classroom. Tickets are only $30.00 and this fundraiser benefits our preschool so we are encouraging you to attend. This is a really fun event. See Mrs. Mary for tickets.
Sunday, April 28th, Trevino's Mexican Restaurant is hosting a drive-thru Chile Verde dinner for $15 per tickets. This fundraiser is benefitting our very own Detective Joe Henderson who was featured on channel 30 news recently. We continue to pray for him during his fight against brain cancer. Please see Mrs. Mary for tickets.
Grandparent's day is on Friday, May 4th. We will celebrate morning Mass and the May crowning of Mother Mary. After Mass, Grandparents and their grandchildren will enjoy a delicious breakfast, take a picture by the Mother Mary Statue and have a chance to visit our classroom. If your child's grandparent will be attending, please make sure that you have turned in the RSVP form.
If you have children that are in need of summer care, we have a summer program for children 2 1/2 to 6 years old. See Mrs. Mary for registration information.
Our Kindergarten class is filling up quickly. If you have not already turned in your kindergarten registration, please do so or make arrangements in the office so that your child gets on the list.
April 15th, 2018
Dear OLM Pre-K families,
We are in week 2 of our theme Growing and Changing. This week we will be talking about everything changing. We will read the story about the Ant and The Chrysalis. We will also be talking about the life cycle of a butterfly. Last week we learned about MY Plate and making healthy food choices. You can get more information at choosemyplate.gov. The USDA has broken food categories into 5 categories with begetables being the biggest portion on My Plate. We will continue to talk about eating healty this week as we will also be reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Our Alpha Friend will be Edna Elephant Ee.
We will have a very busy week this week. On Monday moarning we will attend Mass in the school auditorium. Our school's 2nd graders received their First Holy Communion on Saturday so we will have a school Mass where they will wear their special communion clothes and receive communion with our school family.
On Tuesday, April 17th, Mrs. Blackburn will present the "state of the School" meeting. This will be in the school auditorium at 6:30pm. All are welcome and it is a good idea to attend so you can get a glimpse of how our school is doing.
On Wednesday, April 18th, our class will perform 2 songs in the school Spring Program with Miss C's Class. Please have your child arrive to our classroom at 6:15pm. The program will begin at 6:30pm. Our class will perform last. After the program, we will sit the children down on the stage. Please come up so that we can release them to you from there. Please have your child wear their OLM t-shirt.
On Friday, we will participate with our school's mini Relay for Life. We will walk a lap around the back circle and visit the booths set up by our CJSF group about staying healthy. There will also be a Bark for Life event if you would like to come in with your pet and sign them up for some "doggy" activities.
On Saturday, I will be out at El Capitan High School with our school booth at Relay for Life. There will be a survivor's lap and opening ceremonies at 9:00am kicking off a day of family fun activities. Our class enjoyed a visit on Wednesday with Detective Henderson. We were able to take a class picture with him as our class is sponsoring a torch in his honor. We will continue to pray for him. Please continue to send in pennies and dimes for donation collection.
If you are I need of summer care for your children 2 1/2 - 6 years old, please see Mrs. Mary. We will be here if you need childcare.
It's exciting to see so many already signed up for Kindergarten. If you have not already turned in your registration papers, please do so right away so that your spot is secured.
The knights of comumbus is having a findraiser to support our preschool. Please join us at the dinner Derby on Saturday, April 28th. Tickets are just $30.00 and it is a really fun event! Please see Mrs. Mary for tickets. Also, there are sign ups in the class for donations of gift items and desserts.
We are also looking ahead to Grandparents Day of Friday, May 4th. An RSVP was wsent home in the family envelope if your child's Grandparents would like to attend.
April 08th, 2018
Dear Pre-K Families,
Welcome back!! I hope that you had a blessed Easter and enjoyed the time with your children.
This week we are starting our 2nd to last theme, Growing and Changing. We will be talking about how we are growing, plants are growing and lifecycles. Our Alpha Friend is Gertie Goose Gg.
On Tuesday, April 10th; we will attend an all school Mass in the auditorium.
If you have not already turned in your Kindergarten registration, please make sure you get it into the office as soon as possible. I'm so excited that at least 20 of our classmates will be going to go over to kindergarten together.
We will be practicing for the spring program. We will perform two songs with Miss C's class on Wednesday, April 18th at 6:30pm in the school auditorium. More details to follow.
We will still continue to collect dimes and pennies for Relay for Life. Relay for Life will be on Saturday, April 21st at El Capitan High School. If you are interested in raising or donating $100.00 and joining the OLM Relay for Life Team, please let me know. We will be taking a picture with Mr. Henderson, who is one of our class parents on Wednesday as we would like to show our support for him and his battle with cancer. We are supporting a torch in honor if him during the Relay for Life Event from our class.
We are also doing a fundraiser to benefit the preschool. It is a Dinner Derby on April 28th. We are in need of donations of desserts and gift items/baskets. There are sign up sheets in the classroom. This is a very fun event. If you are interested in attending, please see Mrs. Mary for tickets.
If you are in need of summer care for your child or children 2 1/2 years to 6 years old, we have a summer program. Please see Mrs. Mary for registration information.