Weed Union Elementary school

WHERE CUBS STRIVE FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE, MUTUAL RESPECT, AND RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP

Weed Union
Elementary school

WHERE CUBS STRIVE FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE, MUTUAL RESPECT AND RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP

Mrs. Dewhurst

Weed Elementary School Kindergarten 2022 – 2023 

                           Office Hours: 7:55 – 8:55 am, 3:05 – 3:25 pm

                                   In-Class Hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm 

                                      School Phone: (530) 938-2715

                                  Classroom Phone: (530) 938-6129

                            Email: ddewhurst@weedelem.k12.ca.us

Frequent parent/teacher communication will be available using the REMIND app. Code: @76f93d


School Hours

We have staggered start times for grade levels, and a common release for all students at 3:00 pm.  Kindergarten classes begin at 9:00 am daily.  There will be supervision in the cafeteria and gym each morning beginning at 7:30 am.  We also have our after-school SAFE program with adult supervision from 3:00 – 6:00 pm.


Daily Arrival

School begins at 9:00 am each morning. Check-in at the office if arrival is 9:00 am or later. All kindergarten students must be walked to class by a parent or guardian. If a student arrives by bus or is dropped off early, they are to go directly to the cafeteria and then the gym. They will be chaperoned and brought to class as a group by an aide. Students are not to be wandering the campus or in classrooms before 9:00 am for safety purposes.

 

 Mrs. Dewhurst’s Class News: 5/30/2023
**This will be our last newsletter of the school year! 


Classroom Updates:

Each day for homework, please have your child go to the link https://vimeo.com/channels/kchomelink/videos and watch the video that corresponds with our daily learning for SFA.  This week we will be on Unit 16, Week 2 (Monday will start with Day 6).  


Upcoming Events

  • 6/5/23 – 6/7/23: Minimum Days – 12:50 Release

  • 6/6/23: Kinder graduation! 10AM

  • 6/7/23: Last day of school!


Teacher contact information:

Mrs. Danielle Dewhurst 

(530) 938-6129

ddewhurst@weedelem.k12.ca.us

Remind: remind.com/join/dewhur


At-home Practice:

  • Read with your child for 20 minutes each night.  Or have them read to you!

  • Handwriting practice!

  • SFA Home Link

Our Learning 

ELA:  This week we will begin Unit 16, Week 2: Earth Day is Every Day.  We will learn about pollution and the need for a clean environment.  We will learn about ways to reduce and reuse trash.  We will learn about recycling.  We will learn about composting.

Our Shared Story this week is Hot Muffins! and our focus sound is /h/.  

Green Words (sound out): “ham,” “hot,” “muffins,” “yum,” “Hank’s,” “hugged,” “rocks,” “had,” “”hat,” “hut,” “sell,” “hid,” “lots,” “tossed”

Red Words (sight words): “give,” “his,” “were,” “hard,” “I’ll,” “your”

We will substitute phonemes.  We will blend sounds to make words.  We will segment sounds into words.  We will add phonemes.


Math:  We will tell, retell, and write equations for additions and subtraction stories.  We will visualize teen numbers as ten ones and extra ones. We will show numbers 1-20; show the teen numbers as a group of ten ones and further ones.  We will find the unknown partner when the total and one partner are known. We will find all the partners of 2 through 10.  We will practice writing and identifying symbols in an equation – specifically the equal and not-equal signs.



 


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