Weekly News - March 10, 2019

March 26, 2019
  • Weekly Review

    Early Learning Community

    Snowy Owlets

    Snowy Owls learned about weather this week. They explored sensory tables, bubble wands, and painting with ice blocks. 

     

    Bay Owls

    Bay Owls enjoyed the theme of St. Patrick’s Day this week. They also spent time discussing the characteristics of spring. While using fine motor skills, they played with Play-Doh and got hand-on painting with ice cube paint.

     

     

    Barn Owls

    Students explored the alphabet and the characteristics of letters and their sounds. They used fingers, objects, and manipulative to practice counting, and they painted paper plates like lily pads.

     

    Preschool Community

     

    Tawny Owls

    Tawny Owls read “Carolina’s Story” about a sea turtle rescue center. They also enjoyed Wacky Wednesday, where they celebrated Dr. Seuss.

     

    Spotted Owls

    Spotted Owls enjoyed reading “Green Eggs and Ham” with their reading buddies in the 1st Grade. The letter of the week was Q, and the number of the week was 20.

     

    Elementary Community

     

    Kindergarten

    In science, students investigated that things move in different ways, such as fast and slow. In reading, they described the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear.

     

    First Grade:

    First graders practiced identifying the main idea and details in literary texts. They learned about Florida manatees and endangered species. In science, they discussed weather and natural disasters. Rocky, the class pet, also helped students practice adjectives.

     

    Lower Elementary

    Lower elementary students learned about characterization. They also wrote informative writing about Presidents, and they continued their science unit on Matter.

     

    Upper Elementary

    Upper elementary students described interactions among Native Americans, Africans, English, French, Dutch, and Spanish for control of North America. They also identified the economic, political and socio-cultural motivations for colonial settlements.
    In math, they used equivalent fractions as a strategy to add and subtract fractions.

     

  • Things To Come

     

    SAT Testing for grades 3 & up

    April 1st

    It’s that time of year again to assess student progress. Student assessments are a vital resource for parents and teachers. Data from assessments helps us better identify strengths and struggles in order to design individualized education plans. Please prepare for two weeks of testing.

     

    Volunteer Opportunities

    Please share your talents and time with our Collage Day School community. There are many opportunities to lend a hand. Connect, pitch in, and be the change you wish to see.

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    After School Enrichment Programs

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    Join the PTO

    PTO meetings are the first Friday of each month. Meetings are held in the library at 8:50am and everyone is welcome!

    Don’t forget to join the Facebook Collage Day School Parents/Guardians Page.

    Meet the 2018-2019 PTO Team:

    Hillary Davis: President
    Nicole Blanford: Vice President      
    Laura Milton: Recording Secretary
    Rayne Estrada: Treasurer 
    Lydia Morales: Communications Secretary

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