Ms. Dippel, Mrs. Grillo
June brings the end of the school year
and Kindergarten Graduation. This is a
good time to reflect on all your child’s
achievements this year. As the year
comes to a close, we are excited to see
how much we have accomplished!
During the month of June, we are
reviewing addition, subtraction, and all
the letters of the alphabet. If you feel
your child needs more review, please
contact your child’s teacher for review
In science, we are learning about
oceans. The students discuss animals
that live in the ocean and their food
sources. We study the habitats,
adaptations, and prey of ocean animals.
Please save the date, June 9th, for our
Kindergarten Graduation. You are
cordially invited to the gym following
the graduation for light refreshments.
All are encouraged to attend this moving
event. Have a wonderful summer!
Dates to Remember:
June 1st, 2017 - Field Trip to New
Jersey Children’s Museum
June 9th, 2017 – Kindergarten Graduation
June 19th -12:30 p.m. dismissal
June 20th - 12:30 dismissal (Last day of
Although our days are numbered, our
class plans to pack in as much as
possible. I am so very proud of the
students and their many accomplishments
this school year.
They are spectacular!
Watch for your summer packet of reading
and math fun.
Have a splendid summer!
It has been a wonderful year of
teaching, learning, exploring and
growing with your children! They have
all made such strides and they are
proud of each of their accomplishments.
Thank you to all my parents for your
love and support! Happy summer!
Starting strong is good.
Finishing strong is epic.
The school year is coming to
an end, and the students are excited for summer
break. The students have really grown since the
beginning of the year. I encourage you to set
aside some time this summer to practice reading
and math skills with your child. Have a
The students will explore two-dimensional shapes
and practice classifying them by color, shape,
and size. Students will also make and read
graphs. Students will collect data and use that
information to create their own graph.
1st Grade Math:
Students will begin to explore fractional parts.
We will learn how to show equal/unequal parts of
a two-dimensional object. Students will use
hands-on materials to represent parts of an
object as halves, fourths, or a whole. Please
continue to practice addition and subtraction
facts at home.
2nd Grade Math:
Students will begin learning about measuring
using metric units. Students will explore
measurement through hands-on activities. They
will estimate and measure objects in
centimeters. Students will also practice solving
problems involving adding and subtracting