Weekly News - May 5, 2019

May 6, 2019
  • Weekly Review

    Field Day


    Hope you can join us on May 16th or May 17th for our annual Field Day! We’re asking our Collage community to sign up as volunteers or to donate items in order to make our event a success. Thank you! 

     

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    May 6-10th

    Save The Date!


    Join us as we show appreciation for our amazing teachers! Keep an eye out for more information to come.

     

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    Early Learning Community

    Snowy Owlets

    Snowy Owls played with sensory toys and enjoyed hands-on art projects. They explored the outdoors during nature walks, and they took time to cuddle up with picture books. They are practicing their gross motor skills by balancing and crawling, and they are gripping markers and crayons for fine motor skills. 

     

    Bay Owls

    Bay Owls enjoyed music time with Ms. Leslie this week. They took nature walks to observe the chickens, and they enjoyed stories. They also practiced their counting skills, and they played beach ball bowling.

     

    Barn Owls

    Barn Owls focused on a Mother’s Day theme this week. They practiced writing skills using markers, crayons, and paper; and they also used Geo Boards to explore shapes. They stretched rubber bands over pegs and designed different shapes and angles. They also made handprint flowers, and they discussed the role of stems.

     

    Preschool Community

     

    Tawny Owls

    Tawny Owls discussed punctuation marks and print concepts, such as placing a space between words. They practiced adding and subtracting skills using manipulatives like flower petals. They explored the various habits and living patterns of different people groups, and they discussed the concept of opposites.

     

    Spotted Owls

    Spotted Owls focused on the letter Y. They compared number sets to determine value, and they read stories aloud and demonstrated comprehension. Using interlocking cubes, they constructed trains, and they explored train patterns. In STEAM, students painted with watercolors and reflected different types of music and emotions.

     

    Elementary Community

     

    Kindergarten

    Kindergarten students read stories and brain stormed solutions to conflicts. They wrote poems in honor of Mother’s Day, and they made art projects to commemorate the season. They discussed what is realistic and unrealistic about various texts, and they discussed characterization.

     

    First Grade

    First grade students started reading, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” In math, they explored measurement and time, and they were introduced to 2D and 3D shapes. They practiced writing sentences with adjectives, and they learned about the concept of money and how it’s used.

     

    Lower Elementary

    Lower elementary students read books like, “Grandfather’s Journey,” and focused on context clues. They wrote book reports and continued their unit on Economics. They discussed goods, services, and scarcity; and they learned about different currencies.  2nd grade students learned to tell time, and 3rd grade students started a unit on symmetry.

     

    Upper Elementary

    Upper elementary students worked on final benchmark assessments this week. They demonstrated an understanding for figurative language, and they identified key figures from the American Revolution. In particular, they discussed the significant women during the war.

     

  • Friendly Reminders

     

    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

    Don’t miss out on the many exciting after school programs designed to foster creativity and nurture your child’s unique interests and goals.

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