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.
Mrs. Weatherbie’s Kindergarten Newsletter
Week of: October 2nd-6th
*Upcoming literacy concepts: beginning sounds; syllables.
*Upcoming Math concepts: continuing solid figures; shapes; counting & cardinality.
Wednesday, October 11th-Friday, October 13th: Parent Teacher Conferences **(12:00 Early Release Wednesday; No School for students on Thursday and Friday)**
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: 1A. Being faithful Roman Catholics who know traditional Catholic teachings and practices.
Literacy: listening to/interacting with various read-alouds; practicing writing the letter Aa & identifying words that begin with that letter; identifying & writing beginning sounds; reading through the Scholastic Let’s Find Out magazines about autumn leaves.
Math: continuing our chapter on solid figures; identifying what solid figures can roll, stack, or slide; taking our test on Chapter 1; working on our calendar skills & place value during our daily calendar time.
Religion: participating in the all-school Mass; discussing St. Therese, Guardian Angels, and St. Francis; learning the Sign of the Cross, Guardian Angel Prayer, and Grace Before Meals; singing songs about Jesus!
Social Studies: writing and illustrating what we want to be when we grow up.
Science: continuing to identify parts of the human body.
P.E. (with Mr. Feeney): playing various games to practice team work and physical fitness.
Music (with Mrs. Dwyer): singing nursery rhymes; practicing songs and Mass parts for church.
Computer (with Mrs. Johnson): practicing logging in and out of the computer.
Kindergarten students will receive weekly homework packets beginning the week of September 25th. Students will receieve the packet on the first school day of the week and it is due the last school day of the week. Please email me if you have any questions!