It is amazing that we are thinking about the end of this year… To help you plan, I wanted to provide you with upcoming dates:
JUNE 5th – Poetry Cafe – 12:00 – Children will perform poetry
JUNE 6th – Chancellor’s Conference Day – No School for Children
JUNE 11th – Field Day (information to follow)
JUNE 14th – MOVING UP CEREMONY!!
JUNE 21st – Moving Up Dance (6 – 8pm)
JUNE 24th – “Open House” for incoming new Kindergarten students
JUNE 26th – 1/2 day – Last Day for Students
Linden Tree’s next movie night is on 4/12/2013. With improved speakers and a recent blockbuster movie, we expect the night to be an even bigger success than the last! Come to the school by 6:00 and join in the family fun. We hope to see all of our current and future students and their families and friends.
Dont Forget…. Tomorrow, 3/21 is MARCH MATH MADNESS!!
At 3:30 come to Linden Tree to..
- Play math games that will help you learn how we teach math
- Hear about how the program, “Math In Focus” works
- Learn how you can help your child at home
Please stay for the PTA meeting at 6:00 — Child Friendly, refreshments served!
Due to the impending forecast, we are postponing the trip to the Central Park Zoo. We have rescheduled it for March 19th.
Parent-Teacher conferences are Tuesday, 3/12… Please make sure to come in between 12:30-2:30 or 5:30-8:00 – We are having a book sale on that day and the parent surveys will be available.
I would like to wish all our Linden Tree families a happy mid-winter break! We are off Monday and Tuesday (2/18 & 2/19). We return to school on Wednesday, 2/20!
Tomorrow, 2/16 is our PTA Barnes & Noble Fundraiser (in the Bay Plaza Shopping Center).. Teachers will be reading stories throughout the day… There will be characters walking around.. and the CHILDREN ARE PERFORMING AT 1:00!
Please come and support the school. Linden Tree will receive a percentage whenever anyone purchases anything (except the Nook). If you can’t make it; you can also buy things online at BN.com. until Wednesday, 2/20 — Our Book Fair ID iis #11038163.
Also.. March 1st is another (PTA Fundraiser) Family Night at Linden Tree… We will have a “GYM-BOREE”. Where families will have family games, exercise and dancing! Details will follow.
Please join us during our monthly PTA meeting – 2/13 at 5:00 and then stay for our Open House at 6:00 (in the auditorium) where we will share all the exciting aspects of Linden Tree to prospective families.
Our next PTA meeting will be held on 2/13/2013 @ 5 PM.
CULTURAL CELEBRATION – Please come between 2:30 – 2:45 AT THE MAIN ENTRANCE in order to sign in. It is important to come on time since the children will begin their performances at approximately 3:15.
BUS CHILDREN – If you need a metro card for yourself and your child, please COME INTO SCHOOL BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 8:30-10:30am. Ms. Jones is distributing metro cards at that time.
Our next PTA meeting will be held on 1/24/2013 @ 6 PM. Our meetings are child friendly!
ELA – We are finishing up our character unit. Our students have been reading about interesting characters and have been creating their own. Please join us on 12/19 from 12:30 -1:00 when they share their own character creations!
Fundations – We have gone through the entire alphabet! Students are now working on using letters and their sounds to put together words! Help them find words around the home that they can sound out and read for you!
Math – We have learned the concepts of “bigger,” “smaller,” “heavier,” and ”lighter.” Now we are exploring numbers. We are putting together and taking apart numbers which will lead us into studying addition and subtraction.
Content Literacy: We have started our new unit: Myself & Others — we are learning about ourselves and people from other places in the world. On January 17th, from 3 – 5pm we will have a cultural feast and share foods, songs, dances from different parts of the world! (This event is for parents, children and Linden Tree staff)
Keep posted for more details to follow shortly!