Upcoming events

Wednesday, September 21st - HSA meeting and Back to School Night - 7pm

Friday, September 23rd - Picture day - more information to follow

End of the year

posted Jun 4, 2017, 2:51 PM by Claudia Peterson

I can't believe the year is over - time flies when you are having fun!!  It has been a pleasure teaching your children and watching them grow. 

We will be doing some review work and participating in school wide fun activities.  On Wednesday,
Mrs. Cappello and her husband are treating our class, along with their 6th grade buddies, to a pizza lunch!  Even though we will be having pizza please send in a regular snack and for those who stay the whole day please send in a lunch.


Move Up Day - Friday, June 9th - 9:30am - all are invited!!
Please send your child in at regular time.  Doors open for ceremony at 9:15am
Children should be in their 'Sunday best'.
After the ceremony please join us for a celebration in the classroom.

Have a wonderful summer!!

Water Day - thursday, June 1st - 10:00 - 11:30am

posted May 31, 2017, 2:09 PM by Claudia Peterson


Please come dressed for water fun -  bathing suit or shorts.

Please send in a change of clothes, a beach towel and also put sunscreen on your child before they arrive to school.

Parents are invited to attend.

Hosted by HSA.

Sun, Sea and Sand 5/30 - 6/2

posted May 29, 2017, 6:24 PM by Claudia Peterson   [ updated May 30, 2017, 11:11 AM ]

I hope you all enjoyed your long weekend!

Thank you to all the parents that made Field Day so much fun!!  The children had a blast and I know they enjoyed having their parents present.

It is hard to believe that we only have two weeks of school and the year will be over. This week we will continue to review what we have learned this year. We are also practicing for our Move Up ceremony.  The HSA will plan a Water Day for the PreK and Kindergarten - more info to follow,  Show and tell - your child can bring in anything they would like to share with the class.

Important dates -

Friday, June 2nd - 12 noon dismissal

Friday, June 9th - Move Up Ceremony - 9:30am  - all are invited - (last day of PreK 4) Please have your child wear their 'Sunday Best'






God Bless America 5/22 - 5/26

posted May 21, 2017, 5:16 PM by Claudia Peterson   [ updated May 21, 2017, 5:19 PM ]

As we get ready to celebrate Memorial Day we will discover American the Beautiful.  We will learn about our flag, the different national monuments and we will also learn some fun facts about New Jersey.  We continue our review of letter sounds and sight words.  On Friday we released our butterflies - the children enjoyed watching them fly into the sky.  Pictures will be posted on Monday.  Show and tell - bring something that is red, white or blue - don't forget the clues.

Upcoming events -

Tuesday, May 23rd - Open House - 5:30 - 6:30pm - This is a good time to learn about our Kindergarten program

Tuesday, May 23rd - HSA meeting - 7:00pm

Friday, May 26th - Field Day - early dismissal - 1:00pm - No Aftercare

Monday, May 29th - No school - Memorial Day

Friday, June 2nd - 12 noon dismissal

Friday, June 9th - Move Up Ceremony - 9:30am  - all are invited - (last day of PreK 4)







All about me! 5/15 - 5/19

posted May 15, 2017, 10:05 AM by Claudia Peterson   [ updated May 15, 2017, 10:09 AM ]

It is hard to believe that we are in the last full month of school.  The children have grown so much this year! Each child will put together a book about what they have learned this year and also fun facts about themselves. We will be talking about the Ten Commandments in Religion.  For show and tell the children can show us a talent they have.  It could be singing, dancing, reading, telling jokes - whatever they feel they would like to share with the class.

Upcoming events -

Friday, May 19th - Variety Show 

Tuesday, May 23rd - Open House - 5:30 - 6:30pm - This is a good time to learn about our Kindergarten program

Tuesday, May 23rd - HSA meeting - 7:00pm

Friday, May 26th - Field Day - early dismissal - No Aftercare

Monday, May 29th - No school - Memorial Day

Friday, June 2nd - 12 noon dismissal

Friday, June 9th - Move Up Ceremony - 9:30am (last day of PreK 4)



What's in My Garden?/Mother's Day!

posted May 7, 2017, 5:29 AM by Claudia Peterson   [ updated May 7, 2017, 5:39 AM ]

May flowers are in bloom and we will learn how flowers grow, the parts of a flower and the creatures that live in a garden.  While we do this we will also be working on a special surprise for our moms.  We continue to review letter sounds and we will also continue reviewing sight words. This week I will be evaluating the children on numbers and I will also ask them to count to 100.  For show and tell I ask that you send in a picture of Mom - the children will show who their mom is and tell us one special thing about their mom.

Our class enjoyed our trip to the zoo.  Thank you to all those who participated!!

Upcoming events  -

Tuesday, May 9th - No School - Prof. Dev. for teachers

Friday, May 19th - Variety Show

Tuesday, May 23rd - HSA meeting

Friday, May 26th - Field Day - - please see Family Folder for BBQ info - early dismissal - No Aftercare

Friday, June 2nd - 12 noon dismissal

Friday, June 9th - Move Up Ceremony - 9:30am (last day of PreK 4)


Special Days in May

posted Apr 30, 2017, 7:50 AM by Claudia Peterson

We are looking forward to a fun filled week.  Our Field Trip is Wed, 5/3 so we will be reading and doing activities related to zoo animals. On Friday, we will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with chips salsa and maracas.  The most important part of our week will be celebrating Mary as May is her month.  We will attend the May crowing on Thursday and learn the Hail Mary as well as a song for Mary.  This week I will be evaluating the children on their knowledge of letter sounds.  We will be practicing addition and subtraction to number 5.  For show and tell the children can bring in any object or picture related to the zoo.  Monday is the last day to send in money for Field Day T-Shirts.

Please mark your calendars for Friday, June 9th - 9:30am - Move up day!

Upcoming events -

Tuesday, 5/9 - No school - Professional day for teachers

Friday, 5/26 - Field Day - 12 day - No Aftercare

Earth Day / Life cycle of butterfly 4/24 - 4/28

posted Apr 24, 2017, 10:18 AM by Claudia Peterson

I hope you all enjoyed your Easter break!

We start our week by talking about how to lend a helping hand to the earth. Also we will discuss the three R's -
recycle, reuse, reduce. On Tuesday we will learn the life cycle of the butterfly.  Out class will be watching real caterpillars turn into butterflies over the next several weeks. As we read The Very Hungry Caterpillar we will be reviewing the days of the week.  Since butterflies are symmetrical we will learn what symmetry is.  Over the next two weeks the children will be evaluated on knowledge of letters and letter sounds.  Show and tell - children can bring in something that is symmetrical.

Upcoming events -

Picture day - 4/25

Half day - 12 noon dismissal 4/28 - No aftercare

School musical - 4/28 and 4/29

Field Trip - 5/3


Hoppy Easter! 4/10 - 4/12

posted Apr 9, 2017, 10:11 AM by Claudia Peterson   [ updated Apr 9, 2017, 10:14 AM ]

We will be decorating eggs, enjoying an Easter celebration on Tuesday and attending mass on Wednesday.

Thank you to all the families who send in items for our Easter egg hunt - should be fun.  Also a big thank you to the families who are sending in items for our Easter celebration!

Dress down - Gala - $2 donation

12noon dismissal on Wed. 4/12 - No Aftercare

No school 4/13 - 4/21

School reopens on Monday, 4/24

Easter egg contest - eggs need to be brought in on Monday, 4/10

Please send in all rice bowls on Monday, 4/10

Last day to have your child bring in a Random Act of Kindness is Monday, 4/10

Don't forget to purchase your tickets for St. Leo's school musical Beauty and the Beast

Have a Happy and Blessed Easter!!

EASTER EGG CONTEST!

posted Apr 5, 2017, 12:45 PM by Claudia Peterson

All eggs are due April 10th

Judging will be on April 11th

Top 5 best chosen will win

BE CREATIVE!!

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