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New Prague, MN 11111

phone: 111-111-1111
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Peek at Our Week



We had a great week learning about "filling people's buckets" and bullying "bucket dipping". We saw Victor the Viking and heard his message on how to STOP bullying. 

Raven Stream Apparel - If you're interested in purchasing Raven Stream apparel, please check out the link to order online: 

  • Student Store: 
  • Deadline: Monday, Oct. 8

Book Orders: New book orders were sent home on Friday. Order due date is this Friday, October 12.

Pennies for Polio - This week we'll be collecting money for Pennies for Polio for those who would like to donate. Check out the information .

Photo Gallery - Check out pictures of our class . 

* Please remember your child works hard all day at following directions, listening, learning and playing. Please help your child by getting a good night sleep and a healthy breakfast every day. 


***This is what we'll be learning this week...


  • Our Story - Get the Egg
  • Phonics - short e, and initial blends : bl, cl, cr, dr, fl, fr, gr, sl, sm, st
  • Sight Words - small, your, men, end, tell, set, well, spell
  • Comprehension skill - story structure
  • Grammar/Writing- sentences
  • Handwriting - O, o, S, s


  • Spelling Words Skill  - short e
  • Click on the "Spelling List" tab on the left.  Note: Mrs. Mushitz and Mrs. Fadden's reading classes may have different words.
  •  - A great website to practice spelling words. Search for the title of our story of the week to find the correct list. 


  • Making 10
  • Coin recognition and values
  • Decomposing within 10 (friends of 10)
  • Number Stories
  • Counting larger numbers
  • At home practice: Write a number and your child can write the correct amount of tally marks, and you write tallies and they figure out how many total tally marks. Practice skip counting by 5's. Students should be writing tally mark lines from top to bottom.
  • Nickel and penny - recognition and value. Correlating coins to tally marks and groups of tallies. 
  • Skip counting by 10's and 5's to 120

HEALTH  - I can explain what a bully is and how to tell vs. tattle.


SCIENCE -Life cycle of a pumpkin

PHY-ED - Your child will have Mr. Bastyr and Mrs. Smith for their gym class. Check out their website to find out what they're learning.

Dates to Remember:

  • Oct. 8...........Raven Stream apparel order due
  • Oct. 18-19...No school - MEA Break
  • Oct. 22-26...Red Ribbon Week
  • Oct. 31.........Harvest Party and Parade - More info coming soon
  • Nov. 1..........Conferences 5-8:00 pm
  • Nov. 2..........No school - Conferences
  • Nov. 8..........Conferences 5-8:00 pm
  • Nov. 9..........No school
  • Nov. 22-23.......Thanksgiving Break
  • Dec. 24-Jan 1...Winter Break
  • Jan. 18..........End of the semester

Pop tabs for Ronald McDonald House: Raven Stream is collecting aluminum tabs for this wonderful charity. Your child can bring in tabs any time to donate. Thank you to those who have donated. 

Please help your child get a good night's sleep each night and start the day with a healthy breakfast. We've got lots of learning to do. : ) Have a great week!

Kara Brandt
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