Monthly Archives: May 2019

TK Days: May 13 – 17

IN THIS POST:  No School, Field Trip Recap, Western Family BBQ, PSA by TK, Last Library Visit, EBS Padres Night, Home Help???, Father’s Day, Generosity Bags, Save the Dates, Upcoming Events, The Week Ahead

No School

Just a reminder that we have a 4 day weekend ahead of us this week. There will be no school on Friday, May 24th or Monday, May 27th. We’ll see you back in the class on Tuesday, May 28th. 

Field Trip Recap

What a trip we had last Wednesday! We were lucky enough to visit Sunrise Living Senior Center this past week! The residents were excited and waiting for our arrival! Our sweet TK kids sang “Here Comes the Sun,” to the seniors. Some of the seniors joined in the singing, but they all loved bright little faces! 

We practiced our conversation skills we had worked on by introducing ourselves and telling about our selves and then asking about our senior friends! We were able to play “Rock, Paper, Scissors,” and a little game of catch using scarves! Smiles were all around! At the end we were able to play our 2 recorded songs from our Mother’s Day in class and give them a little craft gift we had made! This was a memorable and loved time for everyone in the room! 

After saying goodbyes, we headed to a nearby park for our snack and lots of playtime! These kids had a great time playing on a new structure at a new park with some gorgeous San Diego weather! We all loved this day and are so excited for the next trip! Thank you to all the parents who came out to help and join the fun!

PS…check out the picture of “the list.” This was given to me by a student the day of the field trip! This is a student who was not only excited but prepared for this trip! #adorable

 

Western Family BBQ

This Wednesday is the Western Family BBQ! If you haven’t ever gone to this before, it can be a lot of fun. It is during the afternoon lunch after our dismissal. If you plan to go, please make sure you stop in the office first to check in as a visitor before the 12:30 pick up time. You can then: 

  • Come directly into the classroom and pick up your child a minute or two early and head up to the lunch courts together. 
  • OR you can wait until our class comes out and when we dismiss at the gate you can come IN the gate (if you have a visitor sticker on) and walk up to the lunch courts with your child. 

Your child will need to know their lunch pin and will put this in at the cafeteria. This will charge lunch to your account for your child (or I believe you can pay cash for your child). Adults will pay at the table/stand with the register. There are also additional offerings to purchase such as waters, cookies and some other extras….I believe these are typically a dollar each. 

We hope to see y’all there! 

PSA by TK!!

This week we are closing up our Human Impact Unit that many of you experienced at Open House! Our final learning in this unit is how to share the learning we gained to others to spread the impact. We discussed many ways to make an impact, but one way that we thought our whole school could benefit from (including Mrs. Miller;) would be to challenge our school to go a whole day without using plastic bags! With almost 750 students at our school we know that for one day we can reduce the number of bags used, but we also hope to leave a memory in people’s mind’s for the future ahead! Check back next week for the PSA Video we are asking all teachers to play in their class on Wednesday, May 22nd! 

Last Library Visit

We will be taking our last visit to the library! Our kind librarian allowed us to visit on Wednesday, May 22nd (the last visit day possible) as we were on our field trip last Wednesday, which was our normally scheduled day. 

Many or most of you have turned in your books, but if you haven’t, please return them this Monday or Tuesday so your child can check out for the last time this school year!!

EBS Padres Night

Were you at the game??? What a fun night at Petco Park for Teacher Appreciation Night! Many EBS families (it was rumored that 200 EBS peeps were there) came to watch the game on Friday night! Our awesome AFP purchased “The Landing” which came with hot dogs, hamburgers, nachos, mac n cheese, peanuts and beverages as part of our package. Families socialized and enjoyed watching a game! Our own Ankrit from 5th grade was able to call “Play Ball” to start the whole game! High recommendation to come on out and enjoy it next year if you missed this year’s game!!

Home Help??

We are threading together quilts (punching holes and tying squares together with yarn) and writing books! If you think you would be able to take home one of these projects, email me and I’d be happy to share the load with anyone able and willing to help! 

Thank you! 

Father’s Day

Just a reminder that our Father’s Day is on Thursday, June 6th from 8:50 – 9:20. We are looking forward to a special time with our dads! If you wish to have someone else special come in place of a dad who isn’t able to make it (such as a mom, uncle, grandpa, or grandma…please welcome them into our 206 home!)

Generosity Bags

We are at 98 Generosity Bags! I think I know 2 little elves that may be making 2 more bags to get us to 100! Super exciting as Room 206 has really loved the giving, counting, generosity discussions around this momentum!! Let’s celebrate the gifts we’ve collected and those we are giving them to!

Save these Dates

  • Family BBQ – May 22nd @12:30 (check in at the office before 12:30)
  • Memorial Day Weekend – Friday May 24 – Monday May 27th
  • Volunteer Appreciation Assembly – Thursday, May 30th
  • Children’s Discovery Museum Field Trip – June 5th (aka End of Year Party)
  • Father’s Day – Thursday, June 6th @ 8:50am – 9:20am
  • Last Day of School – June 11th

*NOTE: For Father’s Day events, another relative is welcome to participate on behalf of a parent if a family member is unable to make it. 

The Week Ahead…

Monday – 5/20/19

  • Before School Run Club
  • Computer Lab @ 10:15 am
  • Mrs. Van Duren is teaching!

Tuesday – 5/21/19

  • Before School Run Club
  • Computer Lab @ 10:15 am
  • TK/PLC Day  – Mrs. Van Duren is teaching!

Wednesday – 5/22/19

  • Before School Run Club
  • Computer Lab @ 10:15 am
  • Family BBQ @ 12:30 at the lunch courts

Thursday – 5/23/19

  • Before School Run Club
  • Whole School Dismisses at 12:30
  • Music @ 11:05 am
  • No Plastic Bags Day….remember to pack a No-plastic-bag lunch! 

Friday – 5/24/19

  • NO SCHOOL

TK Days: May 6 – 10

IN THIS POST:  Field Trip Reminder, Yearbook Price Increase, Happy Mother’s Day, Open House – Human Impact, Save the Dates, Upcoming Events, The Week Ahead

Field Trip on Wednesday!

A field trip reminder will go home on Tuesday (See below)! A couple things to remember:

  • Send a disposable lunch
  • Wear your ORANGE Jog-A-Thon shirt
  • Wear sunscreen
  • Drivers/Chaperones – please make sure that you have all your paperwork in. 

Yearbook Price Increase

If you haven’t purchased your yearbook yet, take a moment this weekend! The price rises on Monday 5/13/19!! Thanks to Emily Caballero for putting together our class page! Don’t miss the book of memories!!

Happy Mother’s Day

You ladies may be the most special humans on the earth in your child’s eyes (besides daddy). Thank you for always forgiving, caring and at the end of a long day, extending grace and patience to us even though you haven’t stopped going since the moment you woke up! We appreciate you and are working on how to express this to you more often! We appreciate you and hope you know how super special you are to us!!! 

Click here for some Mother’s Day LOVE!!! 

Open House – Human Impact

This past Thursday, we had Open House at EBS! Families were able to come visit the classrooms from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. There was our annual Art Show on display as well as the Spring Book Fair. 

This Open House we focused the night on our recent STEAM unit of Human Impact! We showed and practiced a lot of our learning on this night! 

Save these Dates

  • Field Trip Sunrise Senior Living – Wednesday, May 15th
  • Family BBQ – May 22nd
  • Memorial Day Weekend – Friday May 24 – Monday May 27th
  • Volunteer Appreciation Assembly – Thursday, May 30th
  • Children’s Discovery Museum Field Trip – June 5th (aka End of Year Party)
  • Father’s Day – Thursday, June 6th @ 9:00am – 9:40am
  • Last Day of School – June 11th

The Week Ahead…

Monday – 5/13/19

  • Before School Run Club
  • Computer Lab @ 10:15 am

Tuesday – 5/14/19

  • Before School Run Club
  • Computer Lab @ 10:15 am
  • TK/K PLC Meeting – Mrs. Van Duren will be teaching!

Wednesday – 5/15/19

  • Before School Run Club
  • Computer Lab @ 10:15 am

Thursday – 5/16/19

  • Before School Run Club
  • Whole School Dismisses at 12:30
  • Music @ 11:05 am

Friday – 5/17/19

  • Before School Run Club
  • EBS Spirit Days: Wear Red & Black or any EBS shirt!
  • EBS Night at the Padres! 

TK Days: April 29 – May 3

IN THIS POST:  End of Year Countdown, Teacher Appreciation, Mother’s Day Gratitude, Open House, Water for Sale, Western BBQ Lunch, Save the Dates, Upcoming Events, The Week Ahead

End of Year Countdown: 25 days left of TK

Teacher Appreciation

I can’t even explain the love that was expressed in word, writing, gifts, flowers, smiles and hugs for days! Families…you spoiled me rotten! I truly care and love each of your sweet children! I have loved working with each of your families this year and appreciate all your kindness and acceptance! As I have with every year I’ve ever taught…I have learned so much that will help me improve! Thank you for all your kindness this week in particular! You have all gone out of your way to make sure I was cared for and loved! 

THANK YOU! ♥

Mother’s Day Gratitude

This week we celebrated Mother’s Day early! We had such a great day celebrating those ladies that took care of us as babes and continue to love us no matter how many times we leave our toys on the floor, or if we forget to take our plates to the sink, or if we need help tying our shoes for the 17th time that day…you love us just the same! It is for this and many other reasons, we wanted to say thank you! We enjoyed spending our morning together and hope you enjoyed our song! Thank you! 

How Sweet It Is Video 

You Are My Sunshine Video

Open House

Open House is this next week! Classrooms will ONLY be open from 5:30 – 6:30. Please make sure you arrive with enough time to visit as we close classroom doors promptly at 6:30.

  • Classrooms: 5:30 – 6: 30 (1 hour only)
  • Book Fair: 5:00 – 7:30
  • Food Trucks: 5:00 – 7:30
  • Art Show: 5:00 – 7:30 

Water for Sale

The cafeteria is now selling water each day for $1. If you child ever forgets their water and you would like to purchase one, they are for sale in the cafeteria. 

Western BBQ

A form will go home Monday regarding the Western BBQ Lunch. This will begin just after pick up on May 22nd. We’d love you to join. It is during the lunch hour with the other grades. If you plan on coming, sign in at the office (and get a visitor sticker) before the 12:30 pick up and you will be able to go through the gate with your kiddo at dismissal. You can head up to get lunch from there. Your child will go through the line and punch in their number. If you would like to also eat, you can pay at the cashier station and then eat together at the tables. 

If you aren’t able to make it that day, definitely plan to come next year in Kindergarten! It happens 2x a year in December and May. 

Save these Dates

  • Open House – Thursday, May 9th @ 5:30 pm
  • Field Trip Sunrise Senior Living – Wednesday, May 15th
  • Family BBQ – May 22nd
  • Memorial Day Weekend – Friday May 24 – Monday May 27th
  • Volunteer Appreciation Assembly – Thursday, May 30th
  • Father’s Day – Thursday, June 6th @ 9:00am – 9:40am
  • Field Trip June (aka End of Year Party)

*NOTE: With both Mother’s and Father’s Day events, another relative is welcome to participate on behalf of a parent if a family member is unable to make it. 

Upcoming Events

  • Spring Picture Day – Tuesday, April 9th 
  • EBS Idol – Friday, April 12th
  • Earth Day – April 22nd 
  • Get Air Family Night – Thursday, April 25th 

The Week Ahead…

Monday – 5/06/19

  • Before School Run Club
  • Mini Book Fair in the library
  • 206 Visits the Art Show (Preview)

Tuesday – 5/07/19

  • Before School Run Club
  • Mini Book Fair in the library

Wednesday – 5/08/19

  • Before School Run Club
  • Computer Lab @ 10:15 am
  • Mini Book Fair in the library

Thursday – 5/09/19

  • Before School Run Club
  • Whole School Dismisses at 12:30
  • Music @ 11:05 am
  • Mini Book Fair in the library
  • Open House @ 5:30 pm

Friday – 5/10/19

  • Before School Run Club
  • EBS Spirit Days: Wear Red & Black or any EBS shirt!