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Weekly Highlights

An Amazing Apple Day!

Parents, thank you so much for your support in making our Apple Day possible.  We had an awesome time with STEAM projects, science, math, reading and art projects all about apples.  It was truly a great day and I hope your child told you all about it.  Be sure to check Seesaw for some of the fantastic pictures of your little learner.  You don't want to miss them!

Learning This Week

This week in our Bible lessons we learned about Moses and the Pharoah.  We know that Moses overcame his fear and followed God.  We know that God protected Moses and his people!  We are trying to serve God like Moses and remember he protects us too.  

In Phonics, we finished our first unit!  We learned about the letters S, Y and Z.  We practiced writing them, matching the upper case and lower case letters, and we learned their sounds.  When we come back from Fall Break we will start our next unit, which focuses on letter sounds.  It's so exciting to see the progress our class is making!

In Math, we learned about comparing numbers and the terms 'greater than' and 'less than'.  We are comparing numbers, sets, tally marks, ten frames and more.  We know that 'greater than' means bigger, and 'less than' means smaller.  See if your child can compare amounts of things at home!

Finally, we wrapped up our apple unit in science.  We finished our apple books, be sure to find them in your child's Friday Folders!  Apple Day was a huge success.  We tasted different apples and graphed our favorites, read books about Johnny Appleseed, and made towers out of apple pieces and toothpicks.  We also made boats out of apples and tested difference sizes to see which ones floated better.  We made paper wreaths that look like apples, and celebrated with mock apple pie treats!  Whew!

I hope you all have a blessed week next week full of family, friends, and fun.  Thank you for all you do!

What We're Learning

Here is what we are learning during the week of October 3rd: 

Bible: Moses and the 10 Commandments

Phonics:  Letter Sounds:  C and O

Math: Number Concepts:  greater than, less than and equal

Science:  Farming Fun!

Sight Words

We will begin learning sight words after Christmas.  

Bible Verse

If you love me, you will keep my commandments.  John 14:15

Students will be asked to recite this on Friday. 

Calendar graphic for important reminders.

Important Reminders

September 26-30 - FALL BREAK!!!

October 7 - Smore’s the Merrier at 7:00 p.m. This is a fun opportunity for the whole family!  There will be smores, a sneak peak at the book fair and more!  

October 10-14 - LS Book Fair

October 14 - Grandparent’s Day  Call in the grandparents, they won't want to miss this!  This is a special day at NCCS.  There will be a special musical performance by the students and we'll have gifts for them.  Students will all be dismissed at 11:15 so they can enjoy lunch and some extra time with their grandparents! 

October 21 - Learning Expedition to Cagle Farm  Look for a google form permission slip right after spring break.  Information for chaperones will be part of this form. 

October 24 - Red Ribbon Safety Day

October 31 - Pumpkin Day

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Contact

Mrs. Folsom | JK5 Teacher / Lead Teacher


Lower School Office 
Wendy Titus | Lower School Principal
Patrick McDonald  | Lower School Assistant Principal
Jeanie Foster | Lower School Admin.
770-975-0252, ext. 532