Open House Reminder…

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Posted by jstutz1 | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on August 19, 2018

Kindergarten Open House is coming up soon…Tuesday, August 21 from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.!   I can’t wait to see everyone!  Open House will give you and your kinder the chance to tour our classroom and to pick up your daily communication “Homework Folder” with important information inside!  Looking forward to seeing you soon!

This is a perfect time to bring in your child’s supplies to school.  It will help them have a lighter backpack on the first day of school!

Items include:

  • Clean, inside (velcro) gym shoes, labeled with your child’s name or initials (these shoes will be kept inside of your child’s cubby for gym days)
  • School supplies (see earlier postings)
  • Wish List supplies (optional items..see earlier posting)

Thank you so much and can’t wait to see you! If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at jstutz1@hpseagles.net.

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One more play date…

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Posted by jstutz1 | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on August 2, 2018

 

It has been so fun getting to meet so many of you already!!  There is one more play date scheduled before the end of summer.  Don’t forget that we also have our Kindergarten Open House on Tuesday, August 21 at 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  I am getting REALLY EXCITED for school to begin!!  Please be sure to email me at jstutz1@hpseagles.net if you have ANY questions.

  • Tuesday, August 14…6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m….Mrs. Stutz will be at the Georgetown Elementary Kindergarten playground.

Can’t wait to meet see you soon!  Please email me with any questions at jstutz1@hpseagles.net

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Getting to know you…

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Posted by jstutz1 | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on July 20, 2018

 

Starting school is such an exciting adventure!!!  Sometimes it can also feel a little scary.  I am going to have some times throughout the summer for opportunities to meet me and meet some new friends.  I have LOVED meeting some of you already at our earlier dates!!  Here are a few dates for those opportunities:

  • Tuesday, July 31…6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m….Mrs. Stutz will be at the Georgetown Elementary Kindergarten playground.
  • Tuesday, August 14…6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m….Mrs. Stutz will be at the Georgetown Elementary Kindergarten playground.

Can’t wait to meet see you soon!  Please email me with any questions at jstutz1@hpseagles.net

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I’ll see you another time…

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Posted by jstutz1 | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on July 17, 2018

Unfortunately, I won’t be able to be at our Open library time today.  I look forward to seeing you at one of our playtimes at the playground on July 31 or August 14 (6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.).  Don’t forget our Kindergarten Open House on August 21.

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School Supply List

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Posted by jstutz1 | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on July 1, 2018

I hope you are all having a FANTASTIC summer! I can’t believe it’s already July!  If your out and about hitting the summer school supply sales please keep in mind the following:

School Supplies:

  • 2 LARGE glue sticks (not labeled, we will be sharing)
  • spiral 70- count notebook (labeled with your name)
  • pack of 8-10 thick washable markers
  • pack of Expo/dry erase markers- any color- pack of 3 or more (not labeled, we will be sharing)

Wish List Supplies: 

  • Standard Sheet Protectors (can be found at the dollar store sometimes)
  • Play-dough
  • Kleenex
  • Clorox wipes
  • Band-Aids 

Others (Items needed the first week of school):

  • Cuddle Buddy- a small stuffed animal to stay in your locker the first few weeks of school (labeled with name)
  • Gym Shoes (labeled with name-these will stay at school all year)
  • Lunch box (labeled with name)
  • Backpack (labeled with name)

Please e-mail me at jstutz1@hpseagles.net with any questions.  I have loved meeting some of you already and can’t wait to meet ALL of you before we know it! Happy early 4th of July! Have a safe and fun holiday weekend!

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Raz-Kids…

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Posted by jstutz1 | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on June 25, 2018

Hello Fabulous Kindergarten Parents!  I have just updated my Raz-kids roster.  If you click on the tab to the right under Educational Fun, Raz-kids you will see your childs name listed along with an icon.  Click on the icon and follow the directions below from Raz-kids:

  • Your child has access to award-winning digital resources through Kids A-Z, Learning A-Z’s website created for students. After your child logs in, each website your child’s teacher has subscribed to is shown. Your child can work on assignments or select other resources for reading and writing practice.
  • Access resources on mobile devices by downloading the Kids A-Z app from the app store. Data rates may apply.
  • Kids A-Z Login Instructions:
    • Step 1: Go to www.kidsa-z.com
    • Step 2: Enter or choose the teacher’s username, jstutz0
    • Step 3: Your child finds his or her username on the class chart, Mrs. Stutz (my name is here for sample purposes)
    • Step 4: Your child enters his or her password, ms (my initials are here for sample purposes)
  • How to Register for and Receive Progress Reports:
    • If you would like to receive activity and progress reports for your child and send him or her messages, you can register for parent access from your child’s teacher. Once the teacher approves access, you can view reports and send your child messages by clicking on the parent link at the top of the screen at www.kidsa-z.com. Here are the three options for requesting access:
    • After your child logs in, click on the green parent button at the top right of the screen and enter your email address. Send your email address(es) to your child’s teacher at jstutz1@hpseagles.net
      Clip and fill out the form below and return it to your child’s teacher.
  • TEACHER NAME: jstutz0
    STUDENT NAME: Mrs. Stutz (mine is here only for sample purposes)
    PARENT E-MAIL ADDRESS(ES):__________________________________________SIGNATURE: ___________________________________________ DATE:_______________________
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Summer Learning Challenge…

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Posted by jstutz1 | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on June 22, 2018

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Check out this summer challenge from Mrs. Reagan:

Have you ever heard the phrase “summer slide?”  It refers to the loss of learning that can take place when skills are not practiced over the summer.    We want everyone to keep their learning brains turned on by spending a 10-50 minutes every day practicing math facts and reading.  To determine the appropriate minimum number of minutes/day for your child, multiple their grade level by 10.  For example, a first grader would spend a minimum of 10 minutes — 5 minutes on math and 5 minutes on reading.

Our school has a login for all students on MOBYMAX –  an excellent online tool for all content areas.  These passwords for Kindergarten will be available in July.  Thank you for your patience.

You can also check out the learning tabs on our classroom blog for ideas and games!

On Mobymax, I recommend the following:

  • Grade K:  Number Sense, Alphabet and Reading Trio
  • Grade 1:  Number Sense (review), Math Fact Fluency and Reading Trio
  • Grade 2-5:  Math Fact Fluency (keep those facts fresh) and any of the other applications on the site.

Also, if you would like to track reading minutes over the summer, this counts too.  Simply log into this form once a week to tell me how many minutes per week or per month you are reading.  Summer learning contest ends on August 20.

All students who participate in summer learning entered into a drawing 

for an AMAZON GIFT CARD.  

Finally, Mrs. Vandenberg, our librarian, would love to have post photos of you reading over the summer.  If you have a photo of your reading during vacation, send her the photo at jvandenb@hpseagles.net

I hope that you are enjoying your summer!  ~~~~Mrs. Reagan

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Boxtops and Coke Caps!

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Posted by jstutz1 | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on June 20, 2018

It’s Summer… BOXTOPS and COKE CAPS and MORE!

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  • Did you know that every BOXTOP and every COKE CAP collected earns money for our school?   This summer we would like you to work hard to collect both.  
  • BOXTOPS:  Every completed BOXTOP sheet is worth $5.00.  If every child from Georgetown (approx 550) fills  one sheet this summer, our school will earn $2,750.   Many thanks to Lori Simpson and all of you who are on her team of BOX TOP counters, trimmers and packers.  This is a great program that pays off because of all of YOU!     Download your form here:  Summer Box TopsCOKE CAPS:  Super easy. Save the caps and go online to enter collection!  COKE WEBSITE  (https://us.coca-cola.com/give/)   Select Georgetown Elementary and enter the code on the cap.   Now you can recycle the cap.  No need to send it to school.

AND…don’t forget about your FAMILY FARE/D&W receipts.  Those add up too!  SAVE these all summer long and

Finally…AMAZON SMILE.  Order everything from AMAZON through our smile link to earn our school MONEY!

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WELCOME!!!

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Posted by jstutz1 | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on June 18, 2018

Welcome to Mrs. Stutz’s Kindergarten Classroom!

You are visiting my blog because you’ll be in my room next year! I am thrilled to welcome you and your child to my classroom!

Please take some time to explore all of the pages, posts, and links on our blog.

  • Be sure to check out the About Me page on the top of my homepage.
  • Sign up for email updates by filling in your e-mail address in the “subscribe by e-mail” rectangle located on the upper right-hand column.

Our class blog will be the site for information about school supplies, special events, pictures, curriculum, assessments, and so much more.

A school supply list will be posted on July 1. Later in the summer, I will provide information on the blog about the August Open House.

Be sure to sign up for blog updates so that you stay informed. This will be my primary way of communicating with parents throughout the year.

Feel free to contact me through email (jstutz1@hpseagles.net) if you have any questions or concerns prior to meeting at Open House. Enjoy your summer and I look forward to meeting you and your child at the end of August!

Take Care,

Mrs. Stutz

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Last Week of Kindergarten!!

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Posted by jstutz1 | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on June 8, 2018

June 4 – 8

Wow!  Where did the year go?  I can’t thank you enough for sharing your Kindergartner with me this year.  It has been such a pleasure to be part of their journey!  Here is snap shot of our week:

Countdown Fun:  We had a lot of fun popping a balloon every day to see what fun was coming for the afternoon.  We loved doing fun science experiments, having an ice cream treat with all of our Kindergarten friends, popcorn and movie day, sit anywhere day, and bubble gum day.  

First Grade Classroom Visit:  We got to visit Mrs. Stadt’s first grade classroom.  The first graders told and showed us all around her classroom.  It was fun to hear all about first grade!  Thanks for letting us visit Mrs. Stadt!!

5th Grade Buddies:  We love our 5th grade buddies!!  They visited with us this week and celebrated our amazing sight word success.  They made a celebration tunnel for us to run through.  As we made our way to the end we collected a gold coin.  Then we got to have a yummy popsicle treat and play together on our playground.  Thank you to all of our 5th grade buddies for helping us all year through!!  Good luck in 6th grade!!

Mystery Reader:  

  • On Tuesday Olivia was so excited to see her Mom walk through the door as our Mystery Reader!  Mrs. Haase read us the book, First Grade, Here I Come!  by D.J. Steinberg.  We loved hearing this book!  It got us all excited for first grade!  Thank you for visiting with us Mrs. Haase!!

  • Thursday Danielle was so surprised to see her big sister, Audrey, a 4th grader at Georgetown, walk through our door as a Mystery Reader.  Audrey read us the book, Good Night, Good Knight by Shelley Moore Thomas.  We loved this tale of the Good Knight who tirelessly helped put 3 dragons to sleep over and over again!

I wish you all a FANTASTIC summer!! Please keep in touch!  Thanks again for sharing your child with me!!

 

 

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