Summer Send Off

WAY TO GO KB!!! You had an incredible year of Kindergarten and I am extremely proud of our class! You are now rising 1st graders and I’m excited for your brilliant future! I will always be right next door to help you, cheer you on, and be there for you. Thank you so much to … Continue reading Summer Send Off

May is Here!

After what seemed like the longest month in history, it is finally May! We see flower blooms on cactus, we feel the sun up in the sky for longer, we can smell BBQs cooking, we look forward to holidays and birthdays coming up. The final month of Kindergarten has many special days ahead! KB will … Continue reading May is Here!

Water Smart Wednesday

This week I encourage all families to join in the community live broadcast of Water Smart Kids!  This program was created by local Tucson organization, Environmental Education Exchange, to engage young learners about important aspects of  water. Wednesday, April 29th, 10am – Water Smart Kids – Part 1 (approximately 30 minutes) Thursday, April 30th, 10am … Continue reading Water Smart Wednesday

KB Creativity

KB did a wonderful job of recreating the artwork of Frida Kahlo last week after their virtual field trip to La Casa Azul.  I was very impressed at all the different material students used to create art. Below are some of our masterpieces: We can all agree there is a lot of creativity in this … Continue reading KB Creativity

Virtual Field Trip

I hope all the families had a peaceful and meaningful Easter holiday.  It was nice to step away from our digital world for a few days to reflect on the significance of the holy days and our collective purpose. This coming Wednesday, April 15th, we will be taking a  virtual field trip! It should be … Continue reading Virtual Field Trip

Distance Learning

Last week Saint Michael’s School transitioned to distance learning to keep continuous education for our students during Covid-19 closures. KB students and their parents navigated new terrain as they  downloaded Zoom and began working from Google Classroom.  Families created new schedules to support remote learning from home. I am impressed with how swiftly everybody was … Continue reading Distance Learning

Harp Trio Delight

This week Kindergarten was invited to listen to a harp trio play different types of music. The three musicians introduced their instruments (harp, flute and viola) and explained how to play each of them. The students especially enjoyed listening to the musical story, Emily and the Ghost Flute, that the trio played. Kindergarten was an … Continue reading Harp Trio Delight

Love of Reading Week

The first week of March was celebrated with Love of Reading week at Saint Michael’s School! Students from Kindergarten through eighth grade enjoyed reading and sharing their favorite stories throughout the week.  Each classroom made a door decoration stemming from the theme “reading around the world,” check them out they look awesome.  KB’s featured different … Continue reading Love of Reading Week

Time for Time

In math this week we began our unit on telling time. Kindergarten noted the difference between analog and digital clocks. Students learned about the hour hand and minute hand using the classic Judy clock. They practiced telling time to the hour, half hour and fifteen minute mark. Do you have an analog clock or watch … Continue reading Time for Time