Author Archives: Bridget Dennis

November 26- November 30

Thank you for your generosity with the Thanksgiving feast.  The children enjoyed it very much.  Please remember that we will go out for recess when the temperature is above 40, so winter coats are a must.  Please consider switching your … Continue reading

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October 29

First, I need to apologize because I have passed on inaccurate information to you.  The kindergarten grading scale has changed this year.  We were aware of the new terminology-  but not the new percentages.  Again, I apologize for the confusion.  … Continue reading

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October 15 – 19

Hello everyone! This week I plan to use M&Ms for a Monday graphing activity and Reese’s Pieces for a math activity on Friday.  The students will  have roughly ten pieces of each candy.  Please let me know if you have … Continue reading

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October 8, 2018

I’ve had a few questions about the grading scale in kindergarten.   The scale was listed on the ‘at a glance’ sheet you received before school started but that seems like a lifetime ago!  Sorry for the confusion: M=mastery (90%- 100%) … Continue reading

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October 1st

I will be out of the classroom on Monday and Tuesday.  I will be completing a one on one math test with each student. This is the first year we have completed this test in partnership with UVA.  This screening … Continue reading

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September 24

Hello everyone!  Please look a few items in your child’s backpack today.  There is a fundraising envelope.  There is also a Reading Eggs form along with card.  Reading Eggs is a game the students play in class and they can … Continue reading

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September 4 2018

Hello and welcome to kindergarten!  We have 17 students this year and all 17 families came on Thursday to ‘meet the teacher day’!  What an awesome turn out.  I’m looking forward to getting to know my new students as well … Continue reading

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