It was a busy week in PreK. We started the week with Open Inquiry on Sunday. This week, KG2 also joined us for Open Inquiry. The children had a great time visiting the KG1 and KG2 classes and making new friends.
Tuesday was an exciting day as it was Moving Up day and PreK visited the KG1 classes. For Moving Up day, the PreK classes were divided into 3 groups. Each group spent 20 minutes visiting each KG1 classroom. While visiting KG1, each group met the KG1 teachers and participated in some activities including singing songs, reading stories, and playing games. Moving Up day marks an important time in the transition from PreK to KG1. The day helps the children prepare for the transition next year and it helps them become more familiar with the KG1 teachers. It also helps them say goodbye to PreK and recognize that how much they have grown over the year. Please check out our Flickr page to see pictures from Moving Up day.
This week we also had our last swimming lesson. The children have become very comfortable in the water. We have practiced blowing bubbles, putting our heads under the water, floating, and kicking. Next Tuesday we will have a Fun Day with water activities instead of our regular swimming lesson, so please end your child to school wearing their swimsuit and with a complete change of clothes on Tuesday.
As today is the last day for some of the children, we just wanted to say thank you for a wonderful year. It has been a joy working with your children and watching them grow over the year. We will be sending home portfolios today. We also have ordered t-shirts which should be arriving today (Wednesday). If it is your child’s last day and the t-shirts do not arrive today, I will hold onto your child’s t-shirt to pick up the last week of school or next year if need be.
Eid Al Fitr- June 14 to June 17th: In observation of Eid Al Fitr, school will be closed Thursday, June 14 to Sunday, June 17th.
Fun Day- June 19th: To celebrate the end of the year, PreK will be having a fun day with water activities. Please send you child to school wearing their swimsuit under their clothes as well as water shoes like crocs or flip flops. Please send a complete change of clothes as well.
Last Day of School- June 21st: The last day of school for PreK and KG1 is Thursday, June 21st. It will be a regular school day with dismissal at 12:45.
Thank you for another wonderful week. We hope you have a great Eid break!
Please check out our Flickr account for pictures from this week.