Friday, September 1, 2017

Week of September 5 - 8, 2017

Happy Labor Day Weekend!

Here’s a peek at next week!
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Phonics Family Words: but, up, fun, such, bus, cut, run, must, jump, much
Phonics: short u
Reading: Adding “Listen to Reading” and learning to put all five pieces of DAily 5 together (3 rotations daily)
Mentor Sentence: “The Rainbow Fish shared his scales left and right.” -The Rainbow Fish
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L.Arts: singular and plural nouns
Writing Workshop: Personal Narratives-"Small Moments"
Math: Numeration: Place Value (patterns in 100 chart); writing numbers to 120 and learning number words from 1 to 19; make the most/least
STEM: Creating a model of a thermometer to teach Kindergarten friends what a thermometer is and how to tell temperature
Positive Discipline “ROCKET Time”: Introducing Ownership; Expected vs. Unexpected Behavior; How can I put my feelings into words?

1. Study phonics family words and sight word list
2. Practice your "Lightning Words"
3. Read - Scholastic News: “Showing Kindness”
5. READ! (Headsprouts Account)
It is time for the RBES Fall Book Fair!  
     The Book Fair will be open September 8th-14th from 8:00 AM until 2:30 PM and September 12th night for Chick-Fil-A /STEAM Night from 6:00-8:00PM. Grandparents, parents, and special friends are invited to lunch during our lunch time (11:15-11:45AM) and the Book Fair this whole week. The Book Fair provides students, parents, grandparents, and special friends an excellent opportunity to purchase great books that your children will love to read. This is also a wonderful way to help support the RBES Media Center.  All proceeds go directly to the RBES Media Center.
*If you plan to eat Chick Fil A on STEAM Night, you will need to pre-order via the form sent home in your child’s Rocket Folder.

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DA$H for Excellence Corporate Sponsor Opportunity
Own a business? Consider being a corporate sponsor for our school’s only fundraiser - DA$H! DA$H is an opportunity for students to raise funds for their school while participating in a 15 minute fitness challenge. Students will test their cardiovascular fitness y running or walking as many laps as possible in the allotted time. Corporate sponsors can choose between three levels of sponsorship:
Minimum of $100
Minimum of $250
Minimum of 500
Students were sent home with sponsor information sheets that details what each sponsor level consists of. If you have additional questions, please contact Melissa Chafin at
Corporate sponsorships are due by September 29th.
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Snack Reminders
-Please send a healthy snack {low in sugar} to school with your child every day.
-Due to having a short amount of time for snack time, please send in only one snack.
-Please only send a small water bottle for your child to have with his/her snack - no juice.

Shoe Tying Practice
If your child hasn't learned how to tie their shoes yet,
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Upcoming Events
Labor Day (No School) - September 4th
Quarterly Coffee with Mrs. Mason – September 5th at 8:00AM
Boy Scouts Parent Meeting - September 7th at 7:00PM
Fall Book Fair/Grandparent Lunches - September 8th-14th
iMom Breakfast - September 11th
STEAM Night - September 12th at 6:00PM
Zaxby’s Night - September 18th
First Grade Parent Breakfast - September 21st

Have a great (long) weekend!

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