Preschool News

     February:  Thanks to all of the families that donated to the St Vincent de Paul’s food pantry collection for Catholic Schools Week!  We will be accepting donations up to February 7th.   Thank you to all of the families who donated classroom housekeeping supplies!     

This month will be working on the letters O, P and Q.  We are finishing our unit on our neighborhood, learning about people and places in our neighborhood, how we keep our neighborhood clean, the plants and animals we see in our neighborhood, the sounds we hear in our neighborhood.  We will start a unit on transportation that will focus on questions such as; how do people travel, how is a calendar used, how do we travel on the ground, what types of vehicles do people use, and much more!   In religion we will talk about that God made weather, the types of weather, and to praise God for weather, St. Valentine’s Day, talking about God’s love for us and talking about love and forgiveness, Birthdays, we will talk about celebrating life, and the benefits of life, Lent, we will talk about showing our words in love, practicing good deeds and following Jesus.  Our math focus will be counting numbers in groups, counting to 10 and beyond, review of shapes.  In social and emotional development we will be doing activities to learn how to better manage our emotions, practice self control, talk about problem solving in social situations, and being patient.  We will talk about dental hygiene this month as well as do some themed activities around Ground Hog Day, President’s Day and St. Valentine’s Day!

We will have a Valentine’s Day celebration on Friday, February 14th.  All are invited.  I have created a                     Sign-up-Genius if you would like to contribute.  Thank you in advance for your contributions!

No School on Monday, February 17, 2020.

Preschool Conferences: Thursday, February 27, 2020 Conference Center Sign-Up-Genius

Scholastic Book Code:  QCWMX.  Due March 6th

Please keep in mind that if you plan to volunteer in our classroom you must attend a Protecting God’s Children workshop (dates and times are listed on the Allentown Diocese website www.allentowndiocese.org ) and complete all required background checks.  For more information please call us at 610-253-8442.  Thank you.

Many Blessings!

Ms. Christi Johnstone

Preschool Teacher, St. Jane Preschool