Weekly Update 3/28/14


  • School will be closed Monday, April 14th  through Monday, April 21st  and will reopen Tuesday, April 22nd. Friends Together Daycare Enrichment center will be open Monday, April 14th through Thursday, April 17th. Forms were sent home, please check backpacks and register by April 9th to properly staff the sessions.
  • April 23th – Picture Day  (information to follow)
  • April 24th  – 4 Day 3’s Famous Artist Show 10:15 a.m.
  • April 29th  – 3 Day 3’s Famous Artist Show 10:15a.m.


  • Summer Camp registration is now open. Registration forms were sent home, or you can check our Camp page and download the form.
  • We now have a Facebook page where we’ll be posting updates and fun links – please check it out and “like” us!


  • 3 Day 3’s – As we continued with our art unit, the children were introduced to the famous artist “Mondrian”. We read “Mouse Paint” by Ellen Walsh and “Ain’t Gonna Paint No More” By Karen Beaumont. They had fun recreating a piece of Mondrian artwork. Spring has finally sprung!!! We added flowers and leaves to our class tree. Have a great weekend!!
  • 4 Day  3’sWe continued our famous artists unit this week and the children are thoroughly enjoying our art projects. Learning about Mondrian and how he used black lines, squares, rectangles and red, yellow and blue to create his masterpieces was something the children loved. Picasso was the second artist this week. We focused on his “Bouquet of Flowers” and each child created his/her own.
  • 5 Day 4’sU” week was an exciting was very exciting. We created umbrella’s that are decorating our classroom now. We began our bean experiment and observed what happened once the beans were soaked in water. After cooking them, we each took a taste! We have now planted our beans and can’t wait to see what happens next! Don’t forget next week is “V” week!!
  • Extended Day 4′sMarch Madness in Extended Day!! This week was a blast learning about not only basketball, but a lot of different sports as well!  We touched upon football, bowling, soccer, tennis, and J for Jockey!!  We used our fine motor skills to cut and draw our footballs and basketballs!! Our gross motor skills came into action as we bowled in the classroom and fun games in the gym!! The children loved the story “Football Friends” by Marzollo as we added our favorite part to our journals for reading  readiness. The students also used their imagination to create their own drawing on sports!! Can’t wait for you to see their wonderful pictures.  Let’s see what our J turns into this week!! Have a great weekend!!

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