Week of May 9 thru 13

by Sarah Imel on May 05, 2022

Bible Verse of the Week:

The spirit of the Lord fills the whole world.  (adapted from) Wisdom 1:7


Important reminders:

  • We are once again in need of disinfectant wipes for the classroom.  Donations are much appreciated!
  • Parents, please remember to be out of your cars and ready to retrieve your child during half day dismissals in addition to full day dismissal.
  • Masking is optional for all students and staff members.
  • Book It! Program-Thank you to all that participated in the Book It! program.  Now that it is over for the school year, I encourage parents to look into your local library’s summer reading program to keep the love of reading going.
  • ClassDojo-Behavior reporting started the second week of school.  Please know that most of the behavior that is reported is very age appropriate, and we will work with each student to correct the behavior. If at any time we have a serious behavior issue that requires immediate attention or are needing extra parent support for a specific behavior, Mrs. Imel will notify you via email or phone call.
  • Students are allowed to wear St. Malachy spirit wear and jeans or uniform bottomson Fridays only, unless there is notification of otherwise.
  • Blankets will be sent home for cleaning every week on your child’s last school day of the week.  Please be sure to send them back upon your child’s return to school.
  • Blankets mustbe small enough to fit into a gallon baggie as our cubbies are not big enough for large blankets. We ask that students do not bring in pillows or stuffed animals for rest time.
  • Students wearing skirts or dresses are to have cartwheel shorts worn to cover their undergarments. *If your child chooses to wear leggings under their skirt, the leggings must be long enough to cover the ankles.  Please refer to the school handbook for dress code guidelines.
  • In the occasion that after school plans change or your child is absent, please call the front office at 317-852-2242 or email  and  .
  • If you utilize extended day or are in the late line you can only TEXT(463)209-9650 no longer call the pickup line for it will not be answered.  In the event you must speak to Mrs. Wheeler please contact her at (317) 852-2242 ext 7204


May Important Dates:

May 6:  Scholastic Book Orders due-Last one for the schoolyear!

May 11:  May Crowning

May 20: Field Day- 1:00 dismissal. 

Preschoolers are to wear a red shirt. 

*Wear t-shirt listed above with shorts or casual    

   bottoms and rubber soled shoes

*Gym shoes that you don’t mind getting wet or Crocs

   with straps

*No Sandals or flip-flops

*Bring a towel, there will be water games



May 26: Clovers End of Year Ice Cream Social *Be on the lookout for communication from our room parents.

May 26: Last Day of school-1:00 Dismissal


Upcoming Next Week:

Letters, Numbers, & Writing

We are continuing letter recognition and order through repetition. Each morning, we will use alphabet chart to recite. We are counting to 10 by repetition. Each morning, we will use our number chart to count. We will also be working on pencil control and building up hand muscles through sensory play.

We will be beginning our World of Wonders Curriculum Unit 9: Ready for Kindergarten. This week, students gain an understanding of how we move our bodies and what our bodies need to stay healthy.  Our focus letters of the week will be reviewing letters P-T. We will also be reviewing patterns and counting as high as we can.


We will be learning about and exploring energy.

Social Studies

We will gain an understanding of different types of exercise.

Religion and Catholic Identity

Clovers will be practicing how to make the sign of the cross. (This will be a work in progress throughout the year.) 

We will be completing a special lesson of the God Made Me Catholic religion curriculum by Loyola Press. This week’s theme is “Pentecost”.  Students will know that God is with us always and be able to describe the importance of air.

Social and Emotional Learning

We will continue Slumberkins: Authenticity with Unicorn Unicorn’s These lessons encourage students to be their true selves. Welcoming and celebrating differences is key for students’ emotional wellness. These lessons offer opportunities to students to identify their own ways of being authentic and explore positive ways to welcome and respect others’ differences. We will be working on lesson #2 I Define Me.  In this lesson, students will be able to say what it means to “let your light shine” and be able to name at least three things that “make their light shine.”


We will be making a paper windsock



Under the Sea STEM: Students will learn about the ocean and the different types of animals that live under the sea.


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