February 20, 2018

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 19:44 | Category : Uncategorized
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Notes and Reminders: • Please send in a snack for 25 students. We have a few snacks remaining, but are getting low. Please consider sending in fruits and veggies. • Tomorrow evening is the Black History Night Celebration from 4:30pm-7:30pm. Our class learned a little about Maya Angelou and wrote and illustrated verses inspired by […]

February 12, 2018

Monday, 12 February 2018, 19:23 | Category : Uncategorized
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Friends and Families • Please send an extra pair of pants to school if your child is not coming to school with snow pants. Also every child should keep an extra pair of socks in the backpack. Today we had lots of wet pants and feet. We also had lots of fun in the snow. […]

February 5, 2018

Tuesday, 6 February 2018, 21:25 | Category : Uncategorized
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I can’t believe the school year is half over!   I love seeing all the changes that occur throughout the year.    This week and next Ms. Jefferson will be doing her lead teaching time in our class before moving on to another placement in Chicago.   In addition, I would like to welcome Travis Howard […]

January 29, 2018

Monday, 29 January 2018, 19:03 | Category : Uncategorized
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I want to welcome Sayu and her family to our classroom and the Ray community. They have recently moved to Chicago from Japan. I am also very sad to say that this Thursday is Meral’s last day at Ray. I wish her family the best in Evanston. Notes/ Reminders: • Have you bought your tickets […]

2018-2019 school year

Monday, 29 January 2018, 18:49 | Category : Uncategorized
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On Wednesday, 1/24, the Chicago Board of Education approved the calendar for the 2018-2019 School Year.  Below are important dates: First Day of School – 9/4/18, Last Day of School – 6/18/19 Academic Quarters – Q1 – 11/1/18, Q2 – 1/31/19, Q3 – 4/4/19, Q4 – 6/18/19 Parent Teacher Conference Days – 11/14/18 (ES), , […]

January 21, 2018

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 16:13 | Category : Uncategorized
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Consider sending in fresh fruits or veggies for class snacks: carrots, grapes, apples, cuties, bananas, etc. Please send your child to school with an empty paper towel roll. We need them for number scrolls. Consider donating to the new Donors Choose I have created. The focus is guided math.  I am trying to update many […]

January 16, 2018

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 14:42 | Category : Uncategorized
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  Progress Reports were sent home on Friday before break. Please return the signed progress report to verify you have received it. As always, please email me if you have questions/concerns. I am happy to schedule a meeting as well. Have you bought your tickets for “Raise a Glass for Ray” at The Promontory on […]

January 8, 2018

Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 14:38 | Category : Uncategorized
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Happy New Year 2018! Welcome back.   We will have a student teacher, Lindsay Jefferson,  working with us from now until the end of February. Progress Reports were sent home on Friday before break. Please return the signed progress report to verify you have received it. As always, please email me if you have questions/concerns. I […]

December 18, 2017

Sunday, 17 December 2017, 14:38 | Category : Uncategorized
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•    Please send your gingerbread house donations in by Wednesday at the very latest. We will purchase items we are missing. If you are interested in volunteering to help with the activity, join us in the classroom on Thursday at 1:30 pm. •    Beginning in January we will have a student teacher from DePaul.  In your […]

December 11, 2017

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 14:15 | Category : Uncategorized
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I am glad that we are all back and healthy.  Last week was a rough one with lots for upset stomachs.  We didn’t get a lot of our goals accomplished on Thursday or Friday because of all the illness. Please collect Box Tops for Education clippings. A sheet is being sent home in your child’s […]

Spirit Week

Friday, 8 December 2017, 15:51 | Category : Uncategorized
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Winter Spirit Days December 11-15, 2017 Monday – Crazy Day Crazy Colorful Clothes  Crazy Socks Crazy Hair Tuesday – Pajama & Stuff Animal and Movie (3-3:45) Day Wednesday – Education T-Shirt Day  Wear any school t-shirt or hoodie Thursday – Ugly/Beautiful Winter Sweater Contest Day (Prizes awarded in class) Friday – Twin or Jean Day

December 4, 2017

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 10:28 | Category : Uncategorized
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Please send a healthy snackin for 25 children. We welcome donations of bananas, cuties, apples and grapes. Please try to send gluten free and peanut free snacks to accommodate our students with allergies.  This month last names with K-Z should donate.  A special thanks to the families that donate every month to snack, even when it […]