Monday, February 1, 2016

This week in A2

Dear Families,

Thank you to all the parents who have signed up/ donated items for our Feb/March crafts and activities....and items off our Amazon wish list!  You can still sign up to donate in the classroom.  Thanks!


Hawk is our star student this week!  We look forward to seeing his poster and learning more about him!


2/1 Monday- Psychomotor, Afternoon Yoga w/ Mrs. Glasgo

2/2 Tuesday- Field Trip to Palo Alto Children's Theatre- Elephant and Piggie Place

2/3 Wednesday- Homework, Black Book Bags, Library Book Due...DO NOT PUT LIBRARY BOOK IN BOOK BAG- Please Keep them SEPARATE! Morning Yoga

2/4 Thursday-Morning Yoga w/ Mrs. Glasgo, New Parent Kinder Tour 10:45), Music 11-11:30

2/5 Friday- Mrs. Vazquez teaches today, Library (9:00-9:30), Computer Lab (10:45-11:25)

What We're Learning

  • Math: Numbers to 100, Beginning Addition, New Game: Go Fish with deck of cards (face cards removed)...play at home! :)
  • Language Arts:  Letter/Sound of the week: Ll
  • Sight Words: Please work with you child at home on reading, writing, and spelling sight words!  Many kids can already identify all 30 sight words, but still have trouble spelling/writing sight words.  Please work with them at home on identifying, reading, and writing their sight words.  New game: Grab it!  Cut index cards in 1/2 (the more colorful the better), write sight words on index cards, place cards on a table face up, play with a partner, "on your mark, get set go!" Players read sight word and then grab card...kids play until all cards are gone.  Player with more cards wins!
  • Reading/Writing Workshop: How To Writing- First, Next, Last, 

Monday, January 25, 2016

Week of 1/25 - 1/29

Dear Families,

1/25 Monday- No School, Staff Development Day
1/26 Tuesday- Family Day (10:45-11:30)
1/27 Wednesday- Homework and Library Book Due
1/28 Thursday-
1/29 Friday- Mrs. Vazquez will be teaching today, Library (9:00-9:30), Computer Lab (10:45-11:25),

What We're Learning

  • Math: Numbers to 100, Beginning Addition, New Game: Go Fish with deck of cards (face cards removed)...play at home! :)
  • Language Arts:  Letter/Sound of the week: Gg
  • Sight Words: Please work with you child at home on reading, writing, and spelling sight words!  Many kids can already identify all 30 sight words, but still have trouble spelling/writing sight words.  Please work with them at home on identifying, reading, and writing their sight words.  New game: Grab it!  Cut index cards in 1/2 (the more colorful the better), write sight words on index cards, place cards on a table face up, play with a partner, "on your mark, get set go!" Players read sight word and then grab card...kids play until all cards are gone.  Player with more cards wins!
  • Reading/Writing Workshop: First, Next, Last

Family Date Night! Sunday, March 6th




On Sunday, March 6 Vallemar PTO will be having their 2nd annual Bowl-A-Thon and silent auction.  This is the biggest fundraiser for our school!  Each grade will put together an auction basket.  This year the Kinder theme for the basket will be 

Family Date Night

We would like to have each family contribute a minimum of $10 by Friday, February 12.  If you can get any donations from local restaurants or businesses that would be greatly appreciated too. 
Each class will have an envelope for collection.  Or you can paypal Michelle at:

paypal.me/michellegray307  Please make a note of your child's name and class.

The following parents will be your class representatives and will be helping put together the basket:

Abby:  Sannosians Class; Mom of Axel
Kim: Adams Class; Mom of Nathaniel
Brianna: Glasgo/Vazquez Class; Mom of Shea
Michelle: Glasgo/Vazquez Class; Mom of Ruth

If you have any questions, please reach out to Brianna or Michelle.  
Thank you in advance for your donation &
 see you at the Bowl-A-Thon!