Classroom News

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Kindergarten is working hard and we are learning to be good friends and helpers to one another.

We have been attending Mass weekly, practicing our prayers, and reading Bible stories.

Students are making nice progress with letters, letter sounds, sight words and decoding words. We recently began our fourth reader.  The theme is “Then and Now”.  We are learning about how things have changed (technology, cars).  We are also learning about life during the Colonial period in our Social Studies/Listen Unit called “Colonial Towns and Townspeople”.

In math we are working on counting, skip counting, looking for patterns, addition and subtraction! We are using the strategies of counting objects, using a ten frame, and using a number line to help us add and subtract.  You can help your child practice at home by counting to sets of objects (coins, buttons, pieces of macaroni).   Some children are ready to start memorizing addtion and subtraction facts.  Flash cards work well for this. We are also doing some measurement activities and learning about 3D shapes.

Here are some important dates

Thursday, April 25 Ms. Routly will be out for a Professional Development workshop   Mrs. Williams will be in for me.

Friday, April 26th – No School- Superintendent Conference Day

Thursday, May 2-Monday May 6  Ms. Routly will be out

Thursday, May 9 Ascension Thursday ( Mass at 12:10)

Sunday, May 12  Happy Mother’s Day

Monday, May 27 Memorial Day- No school

Friday, June  14 – Flag Day

Sunday, June 16  Happy Father’s Day

Wednesday, June 19  Juneteenth-    No School

Friday, June 21 Field Day (watch for more information from the school office)

Monday, June 24  Kindergarten Celebration (in church) 1:30 pm

Tuesday, June 25 Moving up day/5th Grade Graduation  Last day of school

Wednesday, June 26 Seabreeze Family Day- No School



*St. Ambrose Academy will close for weather if either East Irondequoit or the Rochester City School District close.