All About Mary…. After graduation, I attended Frederick Community College Studied general studies During this time I wrote Sports for the local newspaper and was Sports Edtior of the college paper Born and raised in Frederick County, Maryland Graduated from Walkersville High School.
Mary continued…. Majored in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Graduated in 1994 with a BS in education Sports Editor of School paper Earned MS in Special Education Little known fact Looking towards pursuing post master’s degree in Autism
D D is for differentiated instruction---meeting the needs of all learners at his or her own developmental level.
H Students will have Homework almost every week. The Homework assignments will vary (according to your child’s developmental level) and will be sent home in your child's homework folder every Monday. Please return the homework in the homework folder on Friday.
K Your child will be earning Kindergarten Keys to Kindness this year for showing respect, responsibility, good citizenship, fairness and caring.
P The district Kindergarten Parent/teacher conferences will be held in January, however, I meet with each family as needed throughout the year.
U Your child is important to me! I will always treat your child with lots of love, respect, and Understanding!!
Built around thematic units Big books, posters and games Integrates science and social studies Invitations to Literacy
Harcourt Mathematics Activity based Explore with concrete objects Literature tie in Computer programs Math booklets
Zaner Bloser Handwriting Developmentally appropriate The print children see the most in everyday settings More information in the right side of the folder
Health Brand new program Promotes healthy snack choices Herbie the health duck
All Star Reading Team Voluntary Reading Program Helps foster a love of reading Books are USUALLY differenitated to meet the needs of your child Your child will usually bring home a new book every week If the same book comes home please review the book with your child
Play, Play, Play Cooperation Sentence structure Expressive language Problem solving Confidence About planning ahead
Book Clubs Usually every other month Sent checks only Checks should be made out to book club Parent volunteer to help at home with booklets This month due Oct. 6th
Happy Birthday Birthday celebrations are going to be held once a month Homeroom parents will contact birthday families HEALTHY, HEALTHY, HEALTHY! No peanuts please
Snack, Please! Please be sure that your child brings a healthy snack The children do not need to have a drink We have a water fountain in the classroom. Please remind your child that we know it is nice to share, but, we do not want to share our snack. Please try not to send in snacks that contain peanut butter.
Specialist Schedule Physical Education AM Class: Tuesday PM Class: Thursday Library AM Class: Wednesday PM Class: Tuesday Computer Lab: AM Class: Tuesday PM Class: Wednesday