Newsletters

March 4, 2016 -

Irvington Pre-K February 29th – March 4th, 2016 Hello, Pre-K families! This week have had a grand old time, reading books that rhyme! We celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday by reading all of his books that we could get our hands on. It was a blast for the students and teachers as we read his entertaining… [read more]

August 25th - September 2nd, 2016

September 2, 2016 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter   Hello Irvington Pre-K Families, We have had a great full week of school getting more familiar with the rules, routines, and expectations of Pre-K. The students are adapting so quickly and we know it is going to be a fantastic year because we have such a fantastic group of kids. We… [read more]

September 6-9, 2016

September 9, 2016 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter    We had a wonderful week of learning about each other! We delved into the Life In a Bag share and all the students shared 3 things about themselves. We also enjoyed many books and activities related to our theme of All About Me.   Next week, we will turn our focus… [read more]

September 12th - September 16th, 2016

September 16, 2016 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter    Hello Irvington Pre-K Families, We have had another full week of Pre-K fun learning about ourselves and our families and did some great projects along the way. (Most of our special projects initially decorate the classroom, and then are filed away until the end of the year when we present the… [read more]

September 19-23, 2016

September 23, 2016 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter We had another full week of fun and learning. We had a visit from Ms Nina our Multnomah County Youth Librarian, we started our daily student sign-in, and we learned a few new songs! We mainly focused on talking about our feelings, making friends, taking turns, sharing as well as looking at… [read more]

September 26th - 30th, 2016

September 30, 2016 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter    Hello Pre-K Families! It’s been a fun week practicing the letter B, coming up with B words, and bringing in some awesome B shares! We have also talked a lot about listening and following directions (the first time) while we are at school, the importance of being safe in and outside… [read more]

October 3-7, 2016

October 7, 2016 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter   Hello Pre-K Families!   We began our week by saying goodbye to the month of September and hello to October! We are also turning our focus to all things fall related. We collected leaves, noticed the changes in the weather, some students shared about spooky decorations at their homes, as well… [read more]

Newsletter October 10th - 13th, 2016

October 13, 2016 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter October 10th – 13th, 2016   Hello Pre-K Families! It’s been a short but sweet week here in Pre-K. We talked all about the Fall season that is in full swing and enjoyed some absolutely beautiful Fall weather (while it lasted). We gathered leaves, did fun projects, and even conducted our own… [read more]

Newsletter October 17-21st

October 21, 2016 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter October 17th – 21st, 2016   Hello Pre-K Families! We have had a great week learning about fall and nocturnal animals, and doing fun projects along the way to decorate the Pre-K walls. We read tons of awesome stories and informational books about a variety of nocturnal animals and seasonal changes taking… [read more]

October 24-28, 2016

October 28, 2016 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter    Hello Pre-K families! We had a fantastic week learning about spiders, with a Spider’s Tea Party on Friday to celebrate. We read lots of great fiction and nonfiction books about these somewhat loved, somewhat feared creatures. We practiced writing the letter F this week and learned lots of new F-words. We… [read more]

October 31st - November 4th, 2016

November 4, 2016 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter Hello Pre-K families! We had an exciting week here in Pre-K, saying goodbye to October and hello to November!  We also began to learn about all of the things we can do to have healthy bodies. We read some great books and did some awesome activities too.  Next week we will continue… [read more]

November 7-9, 2016

November 9, 2016 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter    Hello, Pre-K families! We had a fun short week talking more about healthy eating, moving our bodies, and kindness to others. The students continued to enjoy the doctor’s office pretend play area with the addition of some babies, and had fun building creatures with modeling clay, making beaded necklaces, and playing… [read more]

November 14th - 18th, 2016

November 21, 2016 -

  Irvington Pre-K Newsletter November 14th – 18th, 2016   Hello Pre-K families! We have had a sensational week learning about our Five Senses, as well as earning the 25th star for our class party! We will send an e-mail to families once we schedule it. Next week will be a short one, dedicated to… [read more]

November 21-23, 2016

November 23, 2016 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter November 21-23, 2016   Hello Pre-K families! We enjoyed a short yet fun week thinking about all that we are thankful for. Students shared what makes them happy, and what they give thanks for. It included a variety of people, places, and kind gestures.   Next week we will begin our 2… [read more]

November 28th - December 2nd

December 2, 2016 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter    Hello Pre-K families! We have had a blast learning about space this week and finally got to celebrate all of the hard work it took to earn our Pajama Party. Next week we will continue learning about space and the letter of the week will be, K.   Thanks and Reminders… [read more]

Newsletter January 3rd - 6th, 2017

January 6, 2017 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter January 3rd – 6th, 2017   Hello Pre-K families! Welcome back from the extra-long break! We had a great week getting back into the swing of things and sharing about all of the fun we had while we were away. We focused on remembering the rules, routines and expectations of the classroom… [read more]

Newsletter January 23-27, 2017

January 27, 2017 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter January 23-27, 2017   Welcome back to a full week of school, Pre-K families! It was great to have everyone here and ready to get back to our regular schedule. Students had fun learning more about Polar Animals, getting to go to gym and having Ms. Nina visit us to read books…. [read more]

Newsletter January 30th - February 10th, 2017

February 10, 2017 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter January 30th – February 10th, 2017   Hello Pre-K families! We have had a great FULL week back at school reading more Fairy Tales, doing more awesome projects, and even performing scenes from our favorite stories using puppets and masks that we created ourselves! We also continued our letter study and now… [read more]

Newsletter February 13-17, 2017

February 17, 2017 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter February 13-17, 2017   Hello Pre-K families! We had another full week of Pre-K. Our main focus was on friendship, making and being a friend, and kindness. We celebrated the earning of 25 STARS on Friday with a PJ party! We also enjoyed a visit from Ms. Nina, gym with Mr. Barnes,… [read more]

Newsletter February 20th - 24th

February 24, 2017 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter February 20th – 24th, 2017   Hello Pre-K families! We hope you all enjoyed the long weekend. It’s been a short but exciting week here in Pre-K. We continued to discuss friendship and being a friend, looked at rocks and minerals, learned a new song from Sarah’s dad Scott, and had gym… [read more]

Newsletter February 27th - March 3rd, 2017

March 3, 2017 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter February 27th – March 3rd, 2017   Hello Pre-K families! We had an awesome week reading Dr. Seuss books, celebrating his 113th birthday and celebrating our 100th day of school! Next week we will be talking about a variety of artists while exploring their many art techniques and the letter of the… [read more]

Newsletter March 6th -10th, 2017

March 10, 2017 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter March 6th -10th, 2017   Hello Pre-K families! We have had a wonderful week learning all about art and doing some beautiful projects along the way.  Next week we will continue to talk about art, and the letter of the week will be U.   Thanks & Reminders Thank you to Bianca… [read more]

Newsletter March 20-24, 2017

March 24, 2017 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter March 20-24, 2017   Hello Pre-K families! This was a fun, fast and fabulous week. Students got to perform their song in front of the school and for the parents this week. We also earned our 30 stars for a party on Friday. Students discussed springtime and the changes they see outside…. [read more]

Newsletter April 17 - 21, 2017

April 21, 2017 -

  Irvington Pre-K Newsletter April 17 – 21, 2017   Hello, Pre-K families! We have had a lovely week in Pre-K learning all about farms! We read some really fun stories, sang “Old MacDonald Had a Farm,” planted seeds, made butter and crafted some adorable “Muddy Pigs.” We have also closely monitored our caterpillars and… [read more]

Newsletter April 24-28, 2017

April 28, 2017 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter April 24-28, 2017   Hello, Pre-K families! This has been a great week. We started our exciting unit on dinosaurs! Next week we will continue talking about dinosaurs. We will be taking a break from our alphabet share, to work further on number 1-20. We will still have an informal share but… [read more]

Newsletter May 1-5

May 5, 2017 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter May 1st – 5th, 2017   Hello, Pre-K families! We have had a jolly time here in Pre-K this week reading all sorts of dinosaur tales, celebrating “May Day,” and crafting up a storm! And having finished the alphabet last week, we took a brief break from share, which allowed for more… [read more]

May 8-12

May 12, 2017 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter May 8-12, 2017   Hello, Pre-K families! This had a very busy and fun filled week.  We learned about the animals of the rainforest and jungles. We released our Painted Lady Butterflies. We enjoyed a hard earned 40 Star Party, and read lots of great books. Next week, we will continue with… [read more]

Newsletter May 15-19

May 19, 2017 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter May 15th – 19th, 2017   Hello, Pre-K families!   We have had a busy week finishing our Rainforest/Jungle unit and playing “catch-up” with some projects from last week. We read tons of books, checked on our peas we planted in the garden, enjoyed a visit from Miss Nina and took advantage… [read more]

Newsletter May 22-26, 2017

May 26, 2017 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter May 22-26, 2017   Hello Pre-K families! We had fantastic week learning about ocean animals. We looked closely at sharks, sea horses, sea turtles, and ocean waves. We also had music and movement, gym and lots of water-play fun in the sun! Next week, we will continue our ocean animal study, letter… [read more]

Newsletter May 30-June 2

June 2, 2017 -

Irvington Pre-K Newsletter May 30th – June 2nd, 2017   Hello, Pre-K families! It’s been a short but sweet week here in Pre-K! The four days flew by as we learned more about ocean animals and had the pleasure of participating in Irvington’s Jelly Bean Field Day! We read fantastic stories, made beautiful projects (now… [read more]