Ms. Jo's update 11-4-17

November 2017 Happenings

Greetings Families,

Cooler temperatures, time change, wearing coats, hats and mittens lets us know that November is here!  We have three weeks left of November so it will be a packed month of learning and exploring our STEM unit on Robotics.  


November STEM profile: Respectful


Important dates and learning focus for the month of November:

Week of October 6th:

Our mathematics and literacy  focus is Aa, Vv, red, number 0 and shape sphere.

Nov. 5th: daylight savings


Canned Food Drive to Benefit Carbon Valley families: We are having a canned food drive from November 1st through November 17th  to support the Carbon Valley Help Center in Frederick. If you are able, please send in non-perishable foods that have not expired. Ongoing needs include: Beans, Macaroni & Cheese, Canned Fruit, Pasta & Rice, Canned Meat, Canned Soup & Stews, Canned Vegetables, Peanut Butter, Cereal…etc.


Tues. Nov. 7th: T/TH Class Only:  Spirit day! Bring your stuffed animal day for $1.

Tues. Nov. 7th: PTO fundraiser at Chick fil-a at the longmont location.  5-8PM

Wed. Nov. 8th: MWF Class & Monday-Thursday Class, Spirit Day! Bring your stuffed animal day for $1

Thurs. Nov. 9th:  Parenting class free to all spark parents and free daycare is provided.  Cheryl Hamilton, the Family Whisper, 6:30-7:45

Fri. Nov. 10th:  Library for MWF Class & Book Orders are due today.  Classroom online code: QPGX6

Week of November 13th:

Our mathematics and literacy focus is Mm, Nn, Number 1, shape pyramid, and color orange.

Wed. Nov. 15th:  Individual picture retakes or new students  MJ-Thomas Photography

Thurs. Nov. 16th: library for T/TH class and Monday-Thursday Class

Thurs. Nov. 16th: Thanksgiving celebration with family

T/TH Class starts at 10:10AM.  Monday-Thursday PM Class starts at 2:05PM.  

Fri. Nov. 17th: Thanksgiving celebration with family for MWF Class starts at 10:10AM

Week of November 20th:

Nov. 20th-24th No School or wrap around for the week. We hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving with friends and family.


Week of November 27th:

Our mathematics and literacy focus is Ww, Xx, number 2 and color is yellow.  We will also beginning a new STEM unit called Nursery Rhymes



Ms. Paige will be sending information out very soon about the process and procedure to volunteer.  We can’t wait to have you come in and help!!!


Thanksgiving Celebration:

The 16th or 17th we will be having a celebration starting either at 10:10 or 2:05.  We hope you can make it.  We will sing a song, make a craft, read the book Stone Soup and enjoy eating stone soup together.  We will be posting a signup sheet for each class this coming week for items we need for  our fest.  If you are willing and able to bring in any of the items, we would  appreciate it.  We look forward to celebrating with you.  

We hope you have a great month and please reach out if you have any questions or concerns.




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