Kindergarten ~ Classroom Blog

Mrs. Newenhouse

Spirit Week

To celebrate March is Reading Month and Dr. Seuss’ birthday, we will have some fun with spirit days next week, March 5-9.  Here is the schedule for the week:

Dr. Seuss Week


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Culver’s Fundraiser Night

Mark your calendars.  There will be a  South Fundraiser Night at Culver’s in Jenison on Tuesday, March 13 from 5-8pm.  

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Newenhouse News 2.12.18

Due to our Valentine’s party on Wednesday, we had to move our library time up to Tuesday.  Please remind your child to bring their library books back by TUESDAY this week!  Also, we were planning to do some fun activities for the 100th day of Kindergarten last Friday, but we were home on a snow day.  So, we will be doing our 100th day activities this week Monday instead!  If your child hasn’t already brought in their Valentine cards, please have him/her do so by Tuesday.

Thanks!  Have a great week!

Here is the newsletter for this week:



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Skating Party-TONIGHT

Just wanted to send out a last minute reminder about the Skating Party at Tarry Hall tonight–Jan. 9th from 6pm8pm.  Have fun!
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Holiday Spirit Week

Holiday Spirit Week

Please click on the link to see the Holiday Spirit Days coming up next week.

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Santa Sale

Santa Sale is happening at South this week!  Our class will be shopping first thing Wednesday morning.  Please send in envelopes with shopping lists and money by Wednesday if your child would like to shop at the Santa Sale.  Thank you!

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Volunteers Needed–Santa Sale

Santa Shop is looking for volunteers! If you have time this holiday, PTC would love to have you share it with them and the kids at South for this super fun event!
Shifts are available for set up (evening), shoppers/wrappers and take down.
Moms, dads, grandmas, grandpas, older siblings home from college….the more helpers, the merrier!

Sign ups can be done at: or email or text to Kristen @ / 6167450551

Can’t donate time? We are always in need of wrapping paper and/or gift labels.

Thank you for making the time this busy holiday season. Parents Club looks forward to seeing you at the Santa shop!

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Thanksgiving Celebration

We had fun celebrating Thanksgiving with Miss Ellie (a retired children’s librarian) and enjoying a Thanksgiving movie & mini-feast with the K classes.  Here’s a few pictures from our day last week.  I hope you all enjoyed your Thanksgiving Break!




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Thanksgiving Mini-Feast Donations Needed

The Kindergarten classes are going to have a THANKSGIVING MINI-FEAST on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving break.  We will be making a snack mix to enjoy.  If you would like to make a donation to the feast, here is a list of some of the things we need:

raisins or other dried fruit

stick pretzels

candy corn

Chex cereal

yogurt Cheerios

Life cereal

popcorn (already popped)

colored mini-marshmallows


Goldfish crackers

**Please send donations to school on or before Monday, November 20.

**Each child will need to bring his/her own juice box for our feast on

Tuesday, Nov. 21.

Thank you for all your help and support,

Mrs. Corrigan

Mrs. Burgess

Mrs. Newenhouse

Mr. Jurewicz

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Book-It Information

Book-It season has begun.  Each month,  (Oct.-March) a calendar will be sent home with your child.  This is optional homework to record reading that is done at home.  This can be your child reading to you or you reading to him/her.  At the end of the month, your child can turn in the calendar for a Pizza Hut coupon.  Pizza Hut would like for me to inform you that the coupon is good for pick up only and the child must be present, as well as 1 coupon per child per day.  You are not allowed to bring 6 coupons with the same child’s name on it.

Thank you!  Happy Reading!

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