to WLPS! I am looking forward to the new
school year and getting to know all of you and your children. I enjoyed greeting familiar and new faces at
the “Open House”! Thank you for
The first couple of
weeks of school we will be getting acquainted with WLPS, each other, and the
Jacksonville University campus. Please
remember to spray your children with “bug repellent”! Weather permitting, the children will play
outside each day, and later in the week we will be walking around our JU
unit theme this month will be “Apples”.
We will learn all about apples—different varieties, where and how they
grow, the different parts of an apple, and what different varieties taste like! Yum! Later
in the month we will cook Apple Pie and Apple Sauce!
(show and tell) will be each Friday.
Your children may bring one favorite item from home to share with the
class. If possible, it should relate to
the theme we are studying… (no items having to do with violence, or super
will also be our JU Library days! I will
let you know when we will begin this activity.
days will be very busy! We will be
learning new songs and finger plays, moving and dancing in Creative Music and
Movement, reading stories, painting pictures, building and constructing with
blocks, cooking, sorting and classifying manipulatives, putting together
puzzles, using our gross motor skills playing outside, pretending in dramatic play, writing, and more! Your children will be very tired when they go
Once a month there will be available to you
online, a “Parent Newsletter” with an overview of activities planned for your child’s class
that month. For weekly updates, please check the
bulletin board in the hallway!
If you have any questions about
anything, please do not hesitate to ask me or Mrs. Garrett.
you for sharing your children with us!