Class Schedule

Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Art
Tuesday 10:30 am - 11:00 am Music
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 pm PE
Friday 11:00 am - 11:30 am Music
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Teacher Biography

Dear families,

I am looking forward to working together with you to assist your child on their educational journey. I have lived in Jackson all of my life and am an East Jackson graduate. My own educational background includes: Jackson College, Central Michigan University, Ball State University, Michigan State University and Spring Arbor University.

When I am not at school I enjoy spending time with my son and daughter, traveling, camping, reading and a variety of outdoor activities.

Classroom Notes

Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year!

A few of the many goals that we will be working on this upcoming year include the following:

–  Printing  first and last names using an upper case letter for the first letter and lower case letters       for the rest of the letters.
–  Recognizing and printing all of the upper and lower case letters of the alphabet.
–  Learning all of the letter sounds.
–  Identifying and writing the numbers from 0-30 and writing them in order.
–  Reading at least 25 sight words.
–  Sorting objects by size, color and shape.
–  Identifying the basic plane shapes and 3D figures.
–  Writing meaningful sentences using punctuation.
–  Adding and subtracting numbers.
–  Work on refining social skills, such as sharing, using good communication skills. respecting             others, etc…

Our classroom expectations are as follows:
–    No running
–    No inappropriate touching (pushing, hitting, kicking)
–    No loud voices or making noises
–    No bullying (mean words, teasing)

–    No ignoring the quiet sign or resets

Some things that you can do at home to help your child succeed in school include:

–  Make sure they get a good nights sleep every weeknight.
–  Feed them a good breakfast each morning or have them eat at school.
–  Help them to manage their stress.
–  Reinforce lessons taught at school, including reading to or with your child on a daily basis.
–  Practice their sight words, numbers, letters and letter sounds with them.
–  Look for teachable moments at home and take advantage of them.
–  Maintain open communication with the school and keep me informed of any changes in your        child’s life that would adversely affect their educational success.
–  Participate in the many after school and evening programs offered for families.

Together we can make this a great year for your child!

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