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**IMPORTANT NEWS AND REMINDERS** *Tuesday - Jump Rope for Heart! Wear tennis shoes and comfortable clothes to jump rope in. :) *Tuesday & Wednesday - Hot chocolate for 50 cents! *Thursday - Donuts with Dad at 7:00 AM for students with last names beginning with A-L. *Friday - Media Center... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at Mrs. Green's Kindergarten Class
Kindergarten moves along to lesson #3 of I Care Cat Conflict Resolution series. Our lesson will emphasis using I Care Language. Students will learn the difference between rough /mean words and soft/kind words. In developing social relationships with others, it is important for them to choose their words carefully and... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Candace Culpepper
**IMPORTANT DATES AND REMINDERS ** *Tuesday and Wednesday of both this week and next, our Student Council is selling hot chocolate for 50 cents. *Box Tops contest all week! Please label with Mrs. Green and your child's name. *Friday - Media Center books are due *CONGRATULATIONS to Christian S! He... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Mrs. Green's Kindergarten Class
Kindergarten continues our I Care Cat lessons on conflict resolution. We are finishing up lesson #2 - Hands are for helping, not hurting. Follow-up activities include using the Smart board to build a snowman and build a house to illustrate how we can synergize with our helping hands to do... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Candace Culpepper
**IMPORTANT DATES AND REMINDERS** *Thursday- STEM Night *Friday - Media Center books are due *Book in a Bag is going great! Thank you for your honest feedback on the yellow reading slips. We appreciate your hard work and support. Please continue to have your child read the book to you... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at Mrs. Green's Kindergarten Class
Kindergarten will continue their Peacemaking Skills with I Care Cat. Our second lesson in this series will focus on "Hands Are for Helping, Not Hurting". First grade will continue their Study Skills unit with Paying Attention Penguin. Classes will finish up with the first lesson on "Working Quietly". Second grades... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at Candace Culpepper
Kindergarten will continue with I Care Cat lesson #1 - We Listen to Each Other (listening skills). First Grade will begin a study skills unit. This week's lesson will be using facts about penguins to make a connection to skills needed to help them be a better student. The lesson... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2016 at Candace Culpepper
I hope that everyone had a nice three day weekend! *IMPORTANT DATES AND REMINDERS** *Wednesday - Happy 100th Day of School!!! *Please remember to have your child bring in their 100 item collection. The students will be having a little show and tell and doing some activities with their items... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2016 at Mrs. Green's Kindergarten Class
I hope that everyone had a wonderful winter break! We have been working hard and the children continue to amaze me every single day. I just love seeing how much they have grown so far. Keep up the awesome work! **IMPORTANT DATES AND REMINDERS** Tuesday-Pajama Day *Please see the note... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2016 at Mrs. Green's Kindergarten Class
Kindergarten will learn more information about being a bucket filler. We will read "How Full is Your Bucket" and examine the feelings we have when our buckets are full and when empty. This is an opportunity to look beyond ourselves and how others around us feel throughout the day. When... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2016 at Candace Culpepper
Kindergarten students will begin 5 lessons with I Care Cat, who will be teaching them conflict resolution skills. Our first lesson topic will be "We Listen to Each Other". We will learn how listening can help us learn more, understand the directions, be a better friend, and help us stay... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2016 at Candace Culpepper
Parenting Strategies For De-Stressing the Holidays by Paula Statman, Parenting Expert and Author of Life on a Balance Beam Parenting is a tough balancing act. It’s even tougher at holiday time, when all the excitement can have a negative impact on children. Having a flexible approach, setting priorities, and spending... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2015 at Candace Culpepper
If you know of someone in need of food, please direct them to the Northwest Christian Church food pantry, just minutes from our school. Food pantry hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 AM - 12 Noon. It will also be open on Sat. Dec. 19th from 9 AM - 12... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2015 at Candace Culpepper
All Kindergarten, First and Second grade classes will learn about making and keeping friends. The lesson will include references to characters in the movie, Toy Story. Students will be able to list ways to be a good friend. This lesson is part of their social and emotional development. Friendship Tips:... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2015 at Candace Culpepper
We had a fun week traveling around the world in kindergarten! Please have your child share their Holidays Around the World Journal with you this weekend. We learned all about holiday celebrations and traditions in the United States, Sweden, Israel, England, and Mexico. Each day we wrote about what we... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2015 at Mrs. Green's Kindergarten Class
Thanks to everyone who supported our Holiday Toy Drive this year. We are so thankful for such a caring community. Your donations will help struggling families provide some happy smiles for their children. Thank You! Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2015 at Candace Culpepper
December has arrived and we have been extra busy here in kindergarten! Please make sure that you look over all of the papers that come home in your child's take home folder each day. An important note regarding our upcoming winter party came home in your child's folder this week,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2015 at Mrs. Green's Kindergarten Class
Kindergarten will be learning about Personal Space. Understanding this skill will help them be a better friend and classmate, complete their classwork, stay out of trouble, keep themselves safe, show respect towards others, and help others feel comfortable being around them. Students will understand that sometimes the amount of personal... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2015 at Candace Culpepper
Thank you so much for joining us for all of our fun activities this week! We are so proud of our students for all of their hard work for both the Boosterthon Fun Run and their Thanksgiving performance! **IMPORTANT DATES AND REMINDERS** *November 23rd-27th-Thanksgiving Break and No School *November 30rd-December... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2015 at Mrs. Green's Kindergarten Class
Dear Parents, The Pickett's Mill S.O.S Fun Run is tomorrow! We can’t wait to celebrate with your students and cheer them on. You’re invited to join us for the fun! Your students will be running during their specials times: 5th Grade 8:05-8:55 3rd Grade 9:00-9:50 4th Grade 9:55-10:45 1st Grade... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2015 at Mrs. Green's Kindergarten Class
Please consider helping make the holidays a little brighter for children whose families may need assistance. We will be hosting a Holiday Toy Drive to benefit MUST Ministries, who provide assistance for families in our community. A flyer will be sent home this week with suggested items. The donation requests... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2015 at Candace Culpepper
We have a lot of fun activities planned for next week! **IMPORTANT DATES AND REMINDERS** *Monday-Thanksgiving Lunch in School Cafeteria- If you plan to join us, please meet us in the front lobby or cafeteria at 10:46. *Thursday- Boosterthon Fun Run! *Friday-Class Thanksgiving Play & Feast- Please meet us in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2015 at Mrs. Green's Kindergarten Class
Kindergarten will learn more information about being a bucket filler. We will read "How Full is Your Bucket" and examine the feelings we have when our buckets are full and when empty. This is an opportunity to look beyond ourselves and how others around us feel throughout the day. When... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2015 at Candace Culpepper
If you know of a family in need of assistance during this holiday season, please share the following information with them: Thanksgiving & Christmas Program Registration - CENTER FOR FAMILY RESOURCES Thursday, November 12 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.* Mansour Center/The Center for Family Resources 995 Roswell Street NE, Marietta,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2015 at Candace Culpepper
Thank you to everyone for your support of our Pickett's Mill fall food drive. We collected 13 boxes of food to donate to the community food pantry at Northwest Christian Church. Our annual Holiday Toy Drive, which benefits MUST Ministries, will take place the week following our Thanksgiving break. This... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2015 at Candace Culpepper