Welcome to the Green Room

 Jr. Kindergarten

Welcome to the Green Room

November

What a wonderful and busy October we had!

We are really enjoying exploring all the Fall science objects in our science area.  We love to compare the weights of the acorns, gourds, and pumpkins.  We are learning about trajectory when using acorns/buckeyes with ramps.  We have been exploring independently how the Fall science items sink and float.  We are excited to see the inside of our class pumpkins.  We will learn vocabulary words for what we will see, feel, taste, and smell.

We loved our fun pumpkin field trip!  We got to share what we remembered from our trip in our field trip book on the bulletin board.  Thank you to our awesome parents for going with us!

We loved going on  a leaf hunt and exploring how Fall has come to O’Fallon.

Learning about fire safety was important to us.  A special thank you to Max’s dad (a real firefighter) for teaching us how to be safe around fire.  We also had the fire fighters from the fire station visit and got to explore their firetruck and ask them questions.

In the upcoming weeks, we will focus on learning how to be helpful to others, have learning activities with pumpkins and acorn, have a STEM exploration week, and learn about voting.  We will also have a class election.

Here’s to a thankful November!

heatherm@discoveryofallon.com

aprilb@discoveryofallon.com

gabim@discoveryofallon.com

 

Green Team

Ms. Heather has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from Virginia Tech.  She loves beach time, traveling the world, hiking and skiing with her two sons, Conner and Collin.

She feels reading to children is the greatest gift to give them.  As Dr. Seuss said, “the more that you read, the more things you will know, the more that you learn, the more places you’ll go”! 

Ms. April 

Ms. April is so excited to share what she has learned through her experiences with working with children, ages 2 through first grade, for the past 23 years.  She has her Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood and is continuing to work on attaining her bachelor’s degree.  Ms. April is married to her high school sweetheart and has three beautiful girls.  Ms. April looks forward to getting to know each and every child and family.

Ms. Gabi

Ms. Gabi and her husband Tom are former Discovery parents.  Their grown sons, Sam and Seth, are Discovery graduates. Gabi started her teaching career at Discovery as a substitute.  She joined the staff as regular employee in 1996.  She has a B.S. from Bradley University and spends her time away from Discovery as an active participant of her synagogue and being very involved in local theater.

November 6- Staff Training Day

November 7 & 8- Conferences for the Green Room (sign up on the bulletin board by our room).

November 9- Parent/Teacher conferences.  Dismissal at 11:20am.  There is no Enrichment. Extended day children may stay.

November 12- No School (Veteran’s Day).

November 20- Librarian visit to our classroom 9:30-10:30

November 21-25- No School for Thanksgiving Break. School resumes November 26.

Friends of the Library- November 20

A librarian from the O’Fallon Public Library will join Green Room friends for a story and some fun crafting activities!

*As the season changes make sure your child’s jackets are labeled with name.  Lost and found is outside the office next to the hallway desk.

*Be sure to change out your child’s extra clothes in their backpack to match the season.

*Check our classroom bulletin board daily to find important information and daily happenings.

*Please check your child’s take home folder daily.

*Please be sure to send children in tennis shoes each day.