Mrs. Weatherbie is enjoying her sixth year teaching Kindergarten. It is her second year at St. Pius X and she loves it so much already! Her first four years teaching Kindergarten were at Assumption Catholic School in Bellingham and she is ecstatic to be here at St. Pius X! Mrs. Weatherbie love teaching Kindergarten and she says, “I LOVE teaching in a Catholic school. It is the best job in the world.”She got married in June 2014 so she and her husband still consider themselves 'newlyweds.' She grew up an Air Force "brat" and has lived all over the U.S. and even in Germany & England; however, she considers Colorado her home. She graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 2011 with a degree in elementary education. After graduation Mrs. Weatherbie chose to move to Washington for student teaching, she fell in love with this state in high school and the rest is history! She enjoys baking, cooking, traveling, living her Faith, crafting, reading, bubblegum ice cream, singing, rainbow sprinkles, football (GO SEAHAWKS), and anything Disney.
Week of: October 15th-17th
*Upcoming literacy concepts: CVC words; sight words; writing.
*Upcoming Math concepts: continuing symmetry & equal parts; counting and graphing.
Here are some of the things we worked on the past week in Kindergarten:
The school-wide learning expectation (SLE)that we focused on was: 2A – Being responsible, life-long learners who continually strive for self-improvement and academic excellence.
Literacy:listening to/interacting with various read-alouds; writing and illustrating what we did over the weekend; identifying CVC words, stretching them out to bubble in the letters and write the word; identifying beginning sounds of Halloween words; reading through the Scholastic Let’s Find Outmagazines about fire safety.
Math:discussing and identifying symmetry and uqual parts (halves and fourths).
Religion:participating and singing in the all-school Mass; writing in and reading mini books about Creation; praying the Sign of the Cross, Grace Before Meals, and Guardian Angel prayer; singing songs about Jesus!
Social Studies:discussing fire safety.
Science:we did not cover a science concept this week.
Spanish (with Mrs. Keenan): we did not have Spanish this week.
P.E. (with Mr. Feeney): playing various games to practice team work, physical fitness, and following directions.
Music (with Mrs. Dwyer):practicing songs for the Mass at which we sang on 10/17.
Computer (with Mrs. Fox):practicing logging in to the computer; playing learning games to strengthen our computer skills.
Kindergarteners will have weekly homework packets that will go home on Mondays and are due on Fridays. They are also encouraged to read with their families as much as possible! :)