January 14-18

Remember to use the link in my previous blog post to sign up for a time slot for Parent Teacher Conference! 

Monday: Library 
Tuesday:
Wednesday: 
Thursday:
Friday: Early out! AM gets out at 10:30 and PM gets out at 1:30

Continue reading with your kids, and  if you can at home work on blending sounds together because that is what we are trying to really master here in class. If you have any questions email is the best way to get ahold of me! Thank you for all that you do. Have a great week. 

Mrs. Sampson
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January Parent Teacher Conference

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There will be no Kindergarten on January 29th and January 31st.  Instead we will be holding Parent Teacher Conferences. 

I am trying to give you plenty of notice so you can get some time off work to come and meet with me.  I have set up a SignUp Genius with the time slots available. There are plenty of slots so that I can meet with EACH of you about your child. It is very important that I meet with everyone to talk about your child’s progress and our goals. Please go to the link below to sign up for a time that works for you. Let me know if you have any questions.
Hurry, slots fill up fast! 

Parent Teacher Conference Sign up sheet link: Parent Teacher Conference Sign Up Link

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Week of January 7-11, 2019

Happy New Year! I will like to make a blog post weekly letting you know of the schedule, and anything that is new so look for that either Sunday night, or Monday morning. This week we are going to be renovating a few things in our folders. We are going to be changing the baggies into rings, so if one day this week your child doesn’t come home with a baggie of sight words that means we are in the process of changing them! 

Here is a list of some things that you can be working on at home in addition to the things in your folder. 
Language Arts: 
1.       Identify all uppercase and lowercase letters and sounds

2.      Read all 20 Sight words: I, can, the, we, see, a, like, to, and, go, you, do, my, are, he, with, is, little, she, was
3.      Write first and last name
4.      Tell how many syllables are in a variety of words
5.      When given a word they can say a word that rhymes with that given word
6.      When given a three-letter word, they can identify each sound in a three-letter word
7.      They can identify the first sound in a variety of words

Math: 
1.      Count to 100
2.      Write to 20 
3.       Add and subtract with numbers less than five where the solution is less that 10

We are still working on getting the subscription list to work so you are able to subscribe to my blog, I have a few people helping me get that squared away. I will let you know as soon as it is fixed. Thank you for your patience. Also, thank you for all that you do. You have amazing kiddos, and it has been fun to watch them learn. 

Mrs. Sampson 

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Food Permission Slip for Christmas Party tomorrow Thursday 13th

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If you have NOT yet filled out the paper version that was sent home please fill out this online one so that your child can participate in the yummy treat we have planned for them. 

Food Permission Slip for AM and PM

Also, if you are volunteering for the party remember that the parties will happen the last hour of their school day. For AM please come around 9:45-9:50 and for PM please come around 1:45-1:50!

Also, also please do not forget that we have the sing-a-long this Friday so AM and PM classes will come at 8:30 and will be excused at 10:00. 

Thank you so much. We have a fun next couple of days planned and are so excited to share it with your kiddos. 

Merry Christmas! 

Mrs. Sampson and Ms Carrie
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Schedule for December 10th-14th

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Christmas is almost here which means Christmas Break is almost here. Here is what our schedule looks like for next week. 

Monday (December 10th): Library Day so please have your child bring back their library book. 

Tuesday (December 11th): We have sent home a food permission slip so please sign that and bring it back by WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12th.  I will also be putting a permission slip on the blog if you would like to do it online.

Wednesday (December 12th): Pajama Day! Please make sure that the pajamas still follow Quest’s dress code policy, and if girls want to wear nightgown please have them wear shorts or something underneath. 

Thursday (December 13th): Christmas Party the last hour or so of school. If you would like to sign up to volunteer there is a sign up sheet. (PM I fixed your so it should be letting you in).
                                                  
Friday (December 14th):  ALL Kindergarteners come at 8:30 so we all can participate in the Sing-a-long. No PM Kindergarten that day. ALL kindergarteners will leave at 10:00.

MERRY CHRISTMAS! We sure love teaching your cute kiddos. 

Mrs. Sampson and Ms. Carrie
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Christmas Party!!

Hello! Our Christmas Party will be Thursday, December 13th. If you would like to help in any way please fill out the form below! Thank you so much! 

AM Volunteer Sign Up Sheet


PM Volunteer Sign Up Sheet
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION… Christmas Sing-A-Long December 14th

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QUEST IS HAVING A SCHOOL WIDE SING-A-LONG ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14TH IN THE MORNING.  IN ORDER FOR ALL THE CHILDREN TO PARTICIPATE WE ARE GOING TO HAVE THE AFTERNOON CLASS MEET IN THE MORNING INSTEAD OF THE REGULAR PM KINDERGARTEN SCHEDULE.

ALL KINDERGARTEN CLASSES WILL MEET TOGETHER ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14TH FROM 8:30AM – 10:00AM.  THIS WAY THEY CAN ALL PARTICIPATE IN THE SING-A-LONG.  THERE WILL NOT BE PM KINDERGARTEN THAT DAY.

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A Message From Our Librarian

What is our Global Community?

Each year in the Q1 library, we like to encourage students to share their family’s heritage during our Global Literacy week.  In year’s past we’ve done a Diversity Quilt, which showed family traditions & flags representing the family’s origins.  We’ve also done a “Peace” wall to show the different languages in which our diverse population of students would say the word Peace.  This year I would like to display on a map where our students come from.  Show them a visual of our “Global Community” here at Quest.  By doing this we would like to know what State or Country your student was born, or if your student would prefer, where their family originates from.  We will then put their name on a “sticky” arrow & place them on the map.  I think this will be a fun way to show how diverse our student population is here in West haven, Utah. 

For responding, your students name will also be entered into a drawing to win a small prize here in the library.  There will be one winner per class.

It really is fun to see where we all originate from & have the students start thinking a little more Globally.  Also possibly finding a kinship with students from the same areas of the world.   

            Thank you for participating! Here is the link to fill out your information.

  Mrs. Anderson

Q1 Librarian

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Baggie Books


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Hello all! We have started to send home baggie books, and we have already had some come back ruined, colored on, or things spilled on them. We explained to the kiddos that these books are to be treated just like a library book. Please help us at home to keep these as nice as possible.

We will be pulling the kids to read their books with Ms Carrie on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. So if you are passing those off at home one of those days will be when we check them at school. Keep reading with your kiddos, and remember to let them read their book and try not to give them too much help. If they are stuck on a word, persuade them to sound it out. 

Thank you for all that you do. Let me know if you have any questions. 


Mrs. Sampson
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Thanksgiving Treat Permission Slip (If you haven’t already)

Some of you have already filled out and gave permission at the beginning of the year for your child to eat all the treats we have planned for them. If you have not (and I have quite a few who haven’t) please fill out this short survey below for tomorrow. Also reminder that we have all next week off of school! Enjoy your Thanksgiving Break!


Thanksgiving Treat Permission Slip
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