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Newsletter 10/26/2022

Calendar

¨ October 28th

Fall Festival

1:00-3:00

¨ November 2nd

10:00 Start &

Parent Drive Morning

¨ November 6th

Singing at Grace Lutheran Church, Hutchinson.

Be there at 8:45

¨ November 8th

Picture Retakes in the afternoon

¨ November 9th-11th

Parent / Teacher

Conferences


FALL FESTIVAL

Our Fall Festival party is Friday, October 28th. Pizza lunch will be provided.

Children can change into costumes after lunch with activities and games in the afternoon.


10:00 START / DRIVE MORNING

Wednesday, November 2nd is our next 10:00 start and parent drive morning.

If before school care is needed (Latchkey) please let us know so we can schedule caregivers.


CHURCH SINGING

Our next church will be Grace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson on November 6th, church starts at 9:00 so please be there by 8:45 in the basement.

If you cannot attend, please fill out the “excused note” that was sent home.


PICTURE RETAKES

Has been scheduled for Tuesday, November 8th AFTERNOON. If you are getting retakes, please return your order - new pictures will be sent at no extra charge. ** Please let your child/children’s teacher know if you will be needing retakes. **


VETERANS DAY BRUNCH

Free for all Veterans + guest, food provided by the children of Immanuel Lutheran School & Children of Grace Preschool (pancakes, eggs, sausage).

Children may invite a veteran + their significant other to have brunch with them on Friday, November 11th from 12:00-1:00.

RSVPs have been sent home with how many guests will be attending with each FAMILY. Please return this form by Monday, October 31st.

Families may be asked to provide a carton of eggs or dessert (donuts, muffins).


Mrs. Eckstrand’s Room

Last week our Jesus story was Samson. We learned that even when we sin, we can pray to God, and he will help us. "I can do all things through Him who gives me strength.” This week we are learning about Hannah, who continually prayed for a child and God gave her Samuel. Our memory treasure is "God...has heard my prayer." Psalm 66:19

In Movement we are throwing into targets.

For Art we will be leaf rubbing.

In Social Studies we talked about our city and state name. We're excited to share our home pictures.

Preschool: Our letter last week was Aa. This week it is Ll for leaf, lion, lego. Our number is 10 "long line down, around again, that's the way we make a 10".

Kindergarten: We finished our computer tests, good job K! In Math we are learning the ordinal words for order counting and will have a chapter test. In Reading, met Alf who loves Adventures.

Funnies:

  • Learning about the 10 commandments: “What is Moses holding?” "2 stone ipads" Well if you're TABLET is an apple...

  • After a fire drill we began talking about building the new school and learned what one child's plans will be in April… "When they start building, I'm just going to get a chair and sit down and watch them (construction crew). Then when it gets dark, I'll go to bed.”

  • The cold brought the first ice and frost to the playground. The Kids ran around and got so excited declaring "Frosting! Mrs. Nikki it's frosting!" Which was followed by "No, please don't lick the tires!" Caught them just in time.

Mrs. Utsch’s Room


In 1st grade Math we used addition to help us subtract. In Reading we recognized le spelling patterns, and encoded le words, identified rhyming words, and used antonyms.

In 2nd Math we showed different ways to read, write, and draw three-digit numbers. In Reading class, we associated ed with /ed/ /t/, and /d/, discussed when to use the ending -ed, and used adjectives and verbs in sentences.

In 3rd grade Math we used the distributive property and associative property to find a product when the multiple is 10 and multiplied multiples of 10 by 1-digit numbers. In Reading we are reading the novel “Sarah, Plain and Tall” by Patricia MacLachlan.

In Religion we discussed that the people in Capernaum were amazed by Jesus because he showed authority as God’s Son. We hear Jesus’ amazing message of salvation in God’s Word. We also heard how Jesus showed Peter and other disciples his power by giving them a huge catch of fish. We see that Jesus has power over everything.


Mr. Gephart’s Room

Hi Parents, Family, and Friends,

Here is a look into the classroom this week.

In Reading, the 4th-5th graders are reading “Because of Winn-Dixie”. How does a dog effect the life of a young girl? The 6th-8th graders are reading “The Egypt Game”. A love of everything Egypt turns into an epic game and adventure.

In Grammar the students are learning about regular and irregular verbs.

In Math, the 4th graders are learning how to solve for the missing value. The 5th graders are finding patterns and writing equations. The 6th graders are finding the great common factor and least common multiple. The 7th graders are working with fractions. The 8th graders are working with inequalities.

In Science, the 4th-5th graders are learning about heat. The 6-8th grades are learning about the respiratory system.

In History, the upper graders are studying ancient civilizations. We are currently on ancient Israel. The lower graders are learning about the start of the United States. We are studying the early Explorers.

In Writing, we are practicing brainstorming about qualities of a hero.


This week we also have a guest speaker, Rachel Greiner, visiting the classroom Wednesday and Thursday.


Next Week’s schedule - Spelling Lesson 10, Memory Work - Philippians 4:13

Monday -

Tuesday -

Wednesday -

Thursday - Spelling Pre-Test, 5th Math Test (Ch.5), 7th Math Test (Ch.3)

Friday - Spelling Final Test, 6th Math Test (Ch.4)


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