K3 Overview


Winter – children should be spelling their name verbally and beginning to recognize some classmates’ names, beginning to trace their names, working on pencil skills, using Ipads independently

Bible Verse: “Remember to do good and to share with others, because this pleases God.” Hebrews 13:16

Number: 6 (a stick and a hoop do the trick, that’s the way to make a 6)

Shape: rectangle

Nursery Rhyme: Hey, diddle, diddle

Hey, diddle, diddle

The cat and the fiddle,

The cow jumped over the moon;

The little dog laughed

To see such sport,

And the dish ran away with the spoon.

Unit of Study: Winter Weather, Goodnight Sleeptight

Things to Remember:

Back to School:                                            January 5

BBS Spirit Day:                                      January 9

Christmas/Santa picture money is due:    January 9

MLK Jr. Day, School Holiday:                           January 19

Pajama Party:                                               January 29

Duble Photos 

Taylor Photos

Pumpkin Patch Photos

K4 Overview


Memory Verse:  “Thou shalt not steal.”  Exodus 20:15

Unit:  Miss T; Everyone has needs – On the Go! (Safety) 

Vocabulary Words:  tall, crosswalk, helmet, safety belt, safely, traffic light, stop, go, vehicle names

Skill and Concept Emphasis:  Transportation Safety and Tooth Care

Cooking Skill:  Teddy Bear Tea sandwiches, brewed tea

Literature:  D.W. Rides Again!

Math:  Saxon Lesson 37:  Ordering numbers 1-10

Lesson 38:  Identifying a missing number

Coming Events:

January 30                             Teddy Bear Tea Party

February 6                             BBS Auction and Dinner

February 11                           Valentine Party

February 12                           ½ Day – Winter Break Begins

February 13-16                      Winter Break

February 17                           School Resumes


Our Teddy Bear Tea Parties are this week.  Please bring your favorite bear to school.  Be sure to put your name on him, so he will find his way back home.

Please remember the school policy regarding bringing sick children to school.  Your child must be fever/vomit free for 24 hours before returning to school.  If you have any questions about this, please look in the school handbook.




                                                            Your K4 team:

                                                            Joann Hellmann                  899-7486

                                                            Lori Roden                            667-9100

                                                            Rebecca Winters                 779-4681



K5 Overview


Memory Verse: I Corinthians 13:4-5 NIV

Unit:  Fairy Tales

Language Arts:  We will be working on Letterbook Bb.  This letterbook focuses on the following skills:  blending with “b”, concepts of first and last, verbal comparisons, discriminating between similar words, and spelling dictated words.

Math: We will continue covering designs with pattern blocks, geoboards, line segments, telling time to the half hour, estimating, and writing to 110.

Research Reinforcement:  How many different versions are there of the fairy tale Cinderella?


  • Remember your 100-day snack item!  It is due January 28th!
  • Our 100-Day celebration will be on January 29th (as long as we have no snow days).  This day will be full of activities centered around the 100-day theme.  Keep working on those 100-Day Projects (remember, no necklaces).  Remember, they are due that day.
  • Our Valentine Parties will be from 8:30–10:10 on Thursday, February 12th.  Please be willing to help if your homeroom mom calls on you.  This is also a half-day of school.
  • Reading is a daily practice skill. Please make time for your child to read to you.
  • Some suggestions for fun practice with word lists and sight words are:  double cards for memory games, flash cards, word blanks, pudding or shaving cream writing.
  • K5 tries to go outside every day unless it is raining or frigid temperatures.  Please be sure to dress your child warmly.  Don’t forget to label everything with your child’s name.

Coming Events:

January 29                   100-Day Celebration and 100 Day project due

February 6                  BBS Auction and Dinner

February 12               Valentine’s Day Party

February 12                ½ Day – Winter Break Begins

February 13-16           Winter Break

February 17                School Resumes