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February 2014 E-News

The month of February was full of snow and fun for everyone! We celebrated Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day and made so, so many wonderful memories. Earth Class In the Earth class, we enjoyed outdoor play when the weather was pleasant and did a lot of creating! we made: small dragon cup necklaces, a large Chinese New Year dragon,  Chinese New Year horse

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January 2014 News

Earth Class The world is turning in the Earth class …We read a lot of “Splat the Cat” and “The paper bag princess”. We made dinosaur eggs (the kids really liked them, we will have to do that again sometime), painted and strung beads, and made a dragon for Chinese (Lunar) New Year! We played in the tents and tunnels, really worked on our sharing

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December E-News

We hope you all have enjoyed your break as we have! Here is a little snapshot of what we did in December. Spanish: In December the children were exposed to different authentic stories. “La fiesta de las tortillas” was fun because they were able to connect their background knowledge of having eaten tortillas to the story. The children discussed the different foods that you

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November 2013 E-Newsletter

(Please see important events and reminders at the bottom of this edition.) Earth:  The Earth class continued with the peace theme this month, reading stories such as “Can you say peace?” and Todd Parr’s “The Thankful Book”.  The students practiced being peaceful by being kind to friends and expressing gratitude.  We made lots of crafts including handprint turkeys and they especially enjoyed working on

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October 2013 News

Earth Class:  After reading “The Peace Book” by Todd Parr, the students constructed paper pizzas to share with their family and friends as a way to be peaceful.  The Earth class has also been working on one-to-one correspondence by counting objects, in English and Spanish.  And, we’ve just begun our unit on dinosaurs, beginning with “How do dinosaurs say goodnight?” and making a colorful dinosaur

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September 2013 News

Earth Class The stories of the week have been the highlight for the Earth class this month.  With Chicka Chicka Boom Boom the students were excited to find the letters of their own name, followed by play dough caterpillar and butterfly construction after reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar.  Most recently, the students worked on color and shape recognition when making a cat face (Three

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Spanish Update from Ms. Yadira

Vocabulary learned this week: Familia: family Mama: mother Papa: father Hermana: sister Hermano: brother Abuela: grandmother Abuelo: grandfather Tia / tio: aunt, uncle Primo/ prima: cousin At home activity:  Please use pictures of your family to teach the names in Spanish. This will make the vocabulary more meaningful and easier to learn. These are videos that you can show your children to practice what we have

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August 2013 News

Welcome Back! It has been a great 3 weeks!  Everyone has really gotten into a great routine and the children have already formed new friendships and learned so much.  Most of our time so far has been spent learning about our spaces and routines as well as learning more about our friends. All three classes have been exploring clouds in science.  Painting pictures of

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New Morning Community Preschool Moves to Antioch East Baptist Church in Edgewood, Atlanta

For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Christina Lane          Tel:  386/795-5832 Deborah Vickery      Tel: 404/769-2317 Email:  nmcpreschool@gmail.com http://www.newmorningcommunitypreschool.com New Morning Community Preschool Moves to Antioch East Baptist Church in Edgewood, Atlanta            Atlanta, July 19, 2013 — New Morning Community Preschool is proud to announce its move to Antioch East Baptist Church for the upcoming 2013-2014 school year. Antioch East Baptist Church was

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Last E-News of the School Year!

We wrapped up the year with lots of fun, hands on activities, like a spring time sensory bin, outdoor scavenger hunts, and an adventure in open-centers camping.  Of course they were all especially thrilled to venture out to Urban Pie, for a pizza making lunch break.  And the field trip to the puppet show had everyone enthralled with Fire Safety tips!  Our very last

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