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Ryann Mazzuco Locker
11/23/14 8:22 AM
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Tiger and Blue Day Awards

Tiger Awards and Blue Day Awards

 

Each month Laurelwood holds a Blue Day Assembly where students are recognized for being great citizens or for displaying characteristics like those of our chosen Life Long Learning Skills. 

The kindergarten teachers have also chosen to add a monthly award called the “Tiger Award.”  We feel it is important that each child’s strengths are recognized at some point in the year. These Tiger Awards are much like the Blue Day Awards, in that they are given to one or two students each month.  They are awarded to students who are excelling in a certain area behaviorally or academically.  Some criteria for receiving these awards can be (but are not limited to):

  • Being responsible
  • Acting as a role model
  • Cooperating with others
  • Helping others
  • Always trying your best

If you child is chosen for a Blue Day or Tiger Award, you will be notified by e-mail.  I kindly ask that you do not ask me to give your child a certain award.  I do my best to recognize every child throughout the year that celebrates their unique strengths!

4th Grade Room 13

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Last Book Shopping and Library

Our Last Book Shopping and Library check out will be on Friday, May 17th.  All leveled reader classroom books (black and white books) and school library books are due on Friday, May 24th.  Please help your child be responsible by returning all books by this date.  I will also collect the blue library bag with their number on it on the 24th.  

Upcoming Field Trips

Thursday, May 16th-Hidden Villa Farm

 

Tuesday, May 28th-Raynor Park Day

 

Permission slips will be sent home closer to the field trip dates.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 16th-Field Trip to Hidden Villa Farm

 

Tuesday, May 21st-Visit from the Bubble Lady

 

Wednesday, May 22nd-Last Art Class with Ms. V

 

Friday, May 24th-Visit from the Bee Man

 

Friday, May 24th-4th Grade CA History Day 

 

Monday, May 27th-No School Memorial Day

 

Tuesday, May 28th-Kindergarten to Raynor Park

 

Wednesday, May 29th-Room 4 End of Year Kindergarten celebration 8:30-9:30am

 

Friday, May 31st-Early Dismissal at 1:15-1:20

 

Friday, May 31st-Blue Day!

 

Monday, June 3rd-Field Day (wear your favorite sports team apparel and/or hats)

 

Tuesday, June 4th-Kindergarten Water Day (Hawaiian/Beach Day)

 

Wednesday, June 5th-Last Day of School-Special Early Dismissal at 12:15-Report Cards Home (Wear Laurelwood Blue)

Reminders

Reminders:

-Please take time to sign up for PTA by logging into the Laurelwood school loop page and registering your child.

-Please pack a small healthy snack for your child.  No drinks, except water please.

-Please practice tying shoes and zippering/buttoning jackets with your child.

 

Dismissal:

M, T, TH, F at 2:05pm

 

W at 1:20pm

Room 4 Expected Behavior

Be Safe:  Children should act safely in and out of the classroom.  Examples of being safe include:

  • Walking in the classroom
  • Sitting crisscross on their individual carpet spots
  • Keeping hands and feet to self
  • Using scissors correctly
  • Push in chairs

Be Respectful: Children should treat teachers, staff and peers with respect.Examples of being respectful include:

  • Using kind words
  • Cleaning up after themselves, including throwing away all trash and cleaning up their table
  • Listening the 1st time
  • Listening when peers are speaking
  • Raising a hand to talk

Be Responsible: Children should exercise good decision making and control/care of themselves and their belongings.Examples of being responsible include:

  • Follow directions
  • Know and demonstrate class routines
  • Take care of class materials and supplies
  • Take care of their own belongings: water bottle, lunch, snack, clothing
  • Return library books, leveled readers, Thursday envelopes when due

Contact Information

Email is the best way to communicate with me.  Please e-mail me at rmazzuco@scusd.net. Please allow 24-48 hours for a response.  

Noteworthy!

Room 4 is beginning Starting Arts class.  Kindergarten students will attend a total of 12 dance classes this winter and spring.  Starting Arts will be every Tuesday morning.  Please try your best to arrive on time and have your child wear athletic shoes on these days.  

 

Room 4 has PE every Monday.  I highly recommend students wear good running shoes and comfortable clothes on PE days.  They may also bring a water bottle to PE. 

 

Our Library day is Friday.  Children will keep their library books in their blue numbered library bag.  They will take home their library book and bag every Friday afternoon and return it the following Friday morning.  If your child forgets their book and bag, they will have to wait until the following week to check out a new book. 

Field Trip Information

Kindergarten students will participate in 2-3 field trips during the school year. Field trips are funded through your PTA and Kindergarten donations.  Information on specific field trips to follow.  

 

The PTA donations cover one field trip for the grade along with Starting Arts, Art Class, Family Dance, the Multicultural Festival and much more!  

 

The kindergarten donations are a separate donation that cover the additional field trips that helps enrich your child's learning experiences.  Your donation goes to the entire Kindergarten and is distributed equally amongst the grade level.  We greatly appreciate your support! (More information on this will follow shortly)

Wish List

Room 4 Book Wish List:

Room 4 Wish List:

(click on the links to access each wish list)

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Fun Quotes

“Children see magic because they look for it.”
- Christopher Moore
 
“You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.”
- Dr. Seuss
 
“Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire.”
- W.B. Yeats
 
“We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.”
- Stacia Tauscher
 
“There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.”
- Walt Streightiff