• Apr282017

    POSTED AT 11:54 AM

    Marookian Gazette

    Week of May 1, 2017

    Upcoming Events:

    · May 26- 1:00 dismissal

    · May 29- School Closed

    **Check out Mr. Jones Twitter feed on our school’s home webpage!**

    Reminders:

    · May 17- Class Trip- more information to follow

    · May 12- Parent’s Day in kindergarten

    Power Words:

    a, I, do, to, is, the, and, an, like, be, this, you, my, we, see, in, no, yes, can, go, it, at, all, am, are, big, can, can’t, come, for, down, get, go, had, has, have, he, love, lots, look, here, little, live, me, of, on, one, said, she, that, there, they, up, want, was

    To reinforce power/sight word study at home logon to www.abcya.com and play some of their fun educational games!

    What’s Happening This Week?

    We will be…

    · learning how to write poems

    · reviewing vowels

    · practicing subtraction and addition

    · using the theme of farms to learn in literacy and math centers

    · taking our end of the year math test

    · writing special books all about our moms and dads

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    Apr122017

    POSTED AT 11:56 AM

    Marookian Gazette

    Week of April 24, 2017

    Upcoming Events:

    · May 26- 1:00 dismissal

    · May 29- School Closed

    **Check out Mr. Jones Twitter feed on our school’s home webpage!**

    Reminders:

    · Have a great Spring Break!

    · Remember to show off your reading skills to all your family over break and participate in our Spring Break Reading Challenge.

    Power Words:

    a, I, do, to, is, the, and, an, like, be, this, you, my, we, see, in, no, yes, can, go, it, at, all, am, are, big, can, can’t, come, for, down, get, go, had, has, have, he, love, lots, look, here, little, live, me, of, on, one, said, she, that, there, they

    To reinforce power/sight word study at home logon to www.abcya.com and play some of their fun educational games!

    What’s Happening This Week?

    We will be…

    · learning how to write poems

    · building CVC words

    · practicing subtraction and addition

    · using the theme of farms to learn in literacy and math centers

    · learning about farm animals and what farms do for us

    · learning about community helpers

    Homework:

    · Read every night for 30 minutes

    · Your child should be on step 300

    Specials:

    M- Art

    T- Music, Library and Gym- wear sneakers

    W- Gym- wear sneakers

    Th-Gym and Spanish- wear sneakers

    F- Art Enrichment

    Contact Information:

    Mrs. Carley Marookian

    cmarookian@hamptonpublicschool.org

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    Apr072017

    POSTED AT 12:00 PM

    Marookian Gazette

    Week of April 10, 2017

    Upcoming Events:

    · April 14- 23- No School- Spring Break- “Hoppy” Spring :o)

    **Check out Mr. Jones Twitter feed on our school’s home webpage!**

    Reminders:

    · Class Trip on Wednesday- please bring a brown paper bag lunch and wear sneakers!

    Power Words:

    a, I, do, to, is, the, and, an, like, be, this, you, my, we, see, in, no, yes, can, go, it, at, all, am, are, big, can, can’t, come, for, down, get, go, had, has, have, he, love, lots, look, here, little, live, me, of, on, one, said, she

    To reinforce power/sight word study at home logon to www.abcya.com and play some of their fun educational games!

    What’s Happening This Week?

    We will be…

    · learning how to write poems

    · building CVC words

    · practicing subtraction and addition

    · using the theme of bunnies, chicks and eggs to learn in literacy and math centers

    · going on our class trip

    · participating in the CAP program on Monday and Tuesday

    · comparing and contrasting two texts

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    Apr032017

    POSTED AT 01:42 PM

    Marookian Gazette

    Week of April 3, 2017

    Upcoming Events:

    · April 14- 23- No School- Spring Break- “Hoppy” Spring :o)

    **Check out Mr. Jones Twitter feed on our school’s home webpage!**

    Reminders:

    · Please read for 30 minutes every night. Some friends are falling behind on their homework steps. Students should be on step 250.

    · Permission slips are due April 7

    Power Words:

    a, I, do, to, is, the, and, an, like, be, this, you, my, we, see, in, no, yes, can, go, it, at, all, am, are, big, can, can’t, come, for, down, get, go, had, has, have, he, love, lots, look, here, little, live, me, of, on, one, said, she

    To reinforce power/sight word study at home logon to www.abcya.com and play some of their fun educational games!

    What’s Happening This Week?

    We will be…

    · learning how to write the number 10

    · doing an author study about Eric Carle

    · reading a different Eric Carle book a day and digging deeper into the text

    · combining math and language arts lessons with Eric Carle

    · comparing and contrasting two texts

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    Mar242017

    POSTED AT 09:48 AM

    Marookian Gazette

    Week of March 27, 2017

    Upcoming Events:

    · April 14- 23- No School- Spring Break- “Hoppy” Spring :o)

    **Check out Mr. Jones Twitter feed on our school’s home webpage!**

    Reminders:

    · Please read for 30 minutes every night. Some friends are falling behind on their homework steps. Students should be on step 250.

    · Permission slips are due April 7

    Power Words:

    a, I, do, to, is, the, and, an, like, be, this, you, my, we, see, in, no, yes, can, go, it, at, all, am, are, big, can, can’t, come, for, down, get, go, had, has, have, he, love, lots, look, here, little, live, me, of, on,

    To reinforce power/sight word study at home logon to www.abcya.com and play some of their fun educational games!

    What’s Happening This Week?

    We will be…

    · learning how to write the numbers 8 and 9

    · using the theme of Spring to learn in literacy and math centers

    · editing and publishing out opinion writing pieces

    · learning about rain and clouds

    · learning about sentence structure

    · learning bout 3-D shapes

    Homework:

    · Read every night for 30 minutes

    · Your child should be on step 260

    Specials:

    M- Art

    T- Music, Library and Gym- wear sneakers

    W- Gym- wear sneakers

    Th-Gym and Spanish- wear sneakers

    F- Art Enrichment

    Contact Information:

    Mrs. Carley Marookian

    cmarookian@hamptonpublicschool.org

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    Mar162017

    POSTED AT 11:29 AM

    Marookian Gazette

    Week of March 20, 2017

    Upcoming Events:

    · April 14- 23- No School- Spring Break- “Hoppy” Spring :o)

    **Check out Mr. Jones Twitter feed on our school’s home webpage!**

    Reminders:

    · Please read for 30 minutes every night. Some friends are falling behind on their homework steps. Students should be on step 250.

    ·

    Power Words:

    a, I, do, to, is, the, and, an, like, be, this, you, my, we, see, in, no, yes, can, go, it, at, all, am, are, big, can, can’t, come, for, down, get, go, had, has, have, he, love, lots, look, here, little, live, me, of, on,

    To reinforce power/sight word study at home logon to www.abcya.com and play some of their fun educational games!

    What’s Happening This Week?

    We will be…

    · learning how to write the numbers 6 and 7

    · using the theme of Spring to learn in literacy and math centers

    · continuing our writing unit about opinion writing

    · learning about rain and clouds

    · learning about sentence structure

    · learning bout 3-D shapes

    Specials:

    M- Art

    T- Music, Library and Gym- wear sneakers

    W- Gym- wear sneakers

    Th-Gym and Spanish- wear sneakers

    F- Art Enrichment

    Contact Information:

    Mrs. Carley Marookian

    cmarookian@hamptonpublicschool.org

    Homework:

    · Read every night for 30 minutes

    · Your child should be on step 250

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    Mar092017

    POSTED AT 08:14 AM

    Marookian Gazette

    Week of March 13, 2017

    Upcoming Events:

    · April 14- 23- No School- Spring Break- “Hoppy” Spring :o)

    **Check out Mr. Jones Twitter feed on our school’s home webpage!**

    Reminders:

    · Please read for 30 minutes every night. Some friends are falling behind on their homework steps. Students should be on step 240.

    · Half-day on Friday, March 17- Dismiss at 1:00 p.m.

    Power Words:

    a, I, do, to, is, the, and, an, like, be, this, you, my, we, see, in, no, yes, can, go, it, at, all, am, are, big, can, can’t, come, for, down, get, go, had, has, have, he, love, lots, look, here, little, live, me, of, on,

    To reinforce power/sight word study at home logon to www.abcya.com and play some of their fun educational games!

    What’s Happening This Week?

    We will be…

    · learning how to write the numbers 4 and 5

    · using the theme of St. Patrick’s Day to learn in literacy and math centers

    · continuing our writing unit about opinion writing

    · doing a STEM project where we will build a leprechaun trap

    · learn about the rainbow and all the colors in it

    · possibly having a leprechaun visitor on St. Patrick’s Day

    Specials:

    M- Art

    T- Music, Library and Gym- wear sneakers

    W- Gym- wear sneakers

    Th-Gym and Spanish- wear sneakers

    F- Art Enrichment

    Contact Information:

    Mrs. Carley Marookian

    cmarookian@hamptonpublicschool.org

    Homework:

    · Read every night for 30 minutes

    · Your child should be on step 240

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    Mar032017

    POSTED AT 09:04 AM

    Marookian Gazette

    Week of March 6, 2017

    Upcoming Events:

    · March 17- Half-Day- 1:00 pickup

    · April 14- 23- No School- Spring Break- “Hoppy” Spring :o)

    **Check out Mr. Jones Twitter feed on our school’s home webpage!**

    ***Make sure if you ever lose the newsletter to check our kindergarten page.***

    Reminders:

    · Please read for 30 minutes every night. Some friends are falling behind on their homework steps. Students should be on step 230.

    · If you have any toilet paper/paper towel rolls, tissue boxes, egg cartons, or washed out milk cartons, please send into school for an activity we are doing on Friday

    Power Words:

    a, I, do, to, is, the, and, an, like, be, this, you, my, we, see, in, no, yes, can, go, it, at, all, am, are, big, can, can’t, come, for, down, get, go, had, has, have, he, love, lots, look, here, little, live,

    To reinforce power/sight word study at home logon to www.abcya.com and play some of their fun educational games!

    What’s Happening This Week?

    We will be…

    · learning the numbers 1, 2 and 3

    · using the theme of Dr. Seuss to learn in literacy and math centers

    · writing about our favorite Dr. Seuss book and why

    · continuing our writing unit about opinion writing

    · completing our author study on Dr. Seuss

    · learning about oil spills and doing a Lorax STEM activity

    · building a Dr. Seuss city out of recycled items

    Specials:

    M- Art

    T- Music, Library and Gym- wear sneakers

    W- Gym- wear sneakers

    Th-Gym and Spanish- wear sneakers

    F- Art Enrichment

    Contact Information:

    Mrs. Carley Marookian

    cmarookian@hamptonpublicschool.org

    Homework:

    · Read every night for 30 minutes

    · Your child should be on step 230

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    Feb242017

    POSTED AT 08:55 AM

    Marookian Gazette

    Week of February 27, 2017

    Upcoming Events:

    · No School February 20

    · March 17- Half-Day- 1:00 pickup

    **Check out Mr. Jones Twitter feed on our school’s home webpage!**

    Reminders:

    We will be doing our own Spirit Days for Dr. Seuss’s Birthday:

    · M- wear crazy socks for The Foot Book

    · T- bring in your favorite Dr. Seuss book

    · W- bring in two things from home that rhyme

    · Th- wear black and red for Cat in the Hat

    · F- wear PJ’s to school for The Sleep Book

    Power Words:

    a, I, do, to, is, the, and, an, like, be, this, you, my, we, see, in, no, yes, can, go, it, at, all, am, are, big, can, can’t, come, for, down, get, go, had, has, have, he, love, lots, look, here, little, live,

    To reinforce power/sight word study at home logon to www.abcya.com and play some of their fun educational games!

    Contact Information:

    Mrs. Carley Marookian

    cmarookian@hamptonpublicschool.org

    What’s Happening This Week?

    We will be…

    · learning the lowercase letter y and z

    · using the theme of Dr. Seuss to learn in literacy and math centers

    · learning about measuring

    · learning about rhyming words

    · doing a STEM Dr. Seuss activity

    · participating in a Dr. Seuss centers day with the whole school

    · doing an author study on Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss)

    Specials:

    M- Art

    T- Music, Library and Gym- wear sneakers

    W- Gym- wear sneakers

    Th-Gym and Spanish- wear sneakers

    F- Art Enrichment

    Homework:

    · Read every night for 30 minutes

    · Your child should be on step 210

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    Feb102017

    POSTED AT 11:44 AM

    Marookian Gazette

    Week of February 13, 2017

    Upcoming Events:

    · Valentine’s Day party on February 14

    · Walk to School Day February 16

    · Half-day February 17

    · No School February 20

    **Check out Mr. Jones Twitter feed on our school’s home webpage!**

    Reminders:

    · Please remember to read 30 minutes a night, which is two steps on the reading log.

    · Valentines should be sent in a zip lock bag with your student’s name written on the front

    Power Words:

    a, I, do, to, is, the, and, an, like, be, this, you, my, we, see, in, no, yes, can, go, it, at, all, am, are, big, can, can’t, come, for, down, get, go, had, has, have, he, love, lots, look

    To reinforce power/sight word study at home logon to www.abcya.com and play some of their fun educational games!

    Contact Information:

    Mrs. Carley Marookian

    cmarookian@hamptonpublicschool.org

    What’s Happening This Week?

    We will be…

    · learning the lowercase letter y

    · using the theme of Valentine’s Day to learn in literacy and math centers

    · learning about vowels

    · finding problems and solutions in stories

    · doing a candy heart experiment

    · continuing with our informative writing unit

    Specials:

    M- Art

    T- Music, Library and Gym- wear sneakers

    W- Gym- wear sneakers

    Th-Gym and Spanish- wear sneakers

    F- Art Enrichment

    Homework:

    · Read every night for 30 minutes

    · Your child should be on step 200

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