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Hello! I am so excited to be your child's teacher!

This is my 22nd year teaching and 14th year at Decker Prairie. I graduated from Sam Houston State University. I am a super proud Mama of my Tomball High School daughter who also got her solid foundation at Decker Prairie Elementary. In my free time, I enjoy spoiling my three French Bulldogs and spending time with my family.

I absolutely love my job! For me, there is nothing better than watching the excitement in children's eyes and seeing the smiles on their faces as they learn something new. Thank you for sharing your child with me this year! Together we can achieve success!
 

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Weekly Objectives:

Language Arts: letter/sounds k,c,m,r
Sight words: look, see
Math: Numbers to 10
Science: Properties-Size, Shape, Mass
Social Studies: Our Country (USA Flag and pledge)
 
 

PTO Membership Drive

In today's Wednesday folder you will find a PTO membership form. You can join for $20 and get a Decker Prairie t-shirt for your child to wear on Cougar Fridays. If you do not want a shirt, you can join for $5. The PTO is very important to our school and does a lot to support our kids throughout the year!
 
Parent Orientation night is tomorrow at 6pm. See you there! :)

Weekly Objectives:

Language Arts: letter/sounds f,h,g,o
Sight words: to, and
Math: Numbers to 10
Science: Size, Shape, Mass
Social Studies: Freedom Week
 
Mother Goose came to visit us today! Parent Orientation this Thursday @6pm. Friday is fall picture day.

Events rescheduled due to Hurricane Harvey

Due to Hurricane Harvey a couple of school events have been rescheduled. Parent Orientation Night for PK-K has been rescheduled to Sept 21st. The Decker Prairie Fall Festival will be rescheduled for sometime in the spring. Please continue to check our school website for important information including the monthly Cougar Tales newsletter.

Parents as Coaches Program

DPES is looking for volunteers for our Parents as Coaches program!  Parents as Coaches are weekly parent volunteers that work with small groups of students in a Kindergarten or First Grade classroom for thirty minute increments.  A language arts or math activity/game will be provided for the parent to play with the students.   We believe that our community and parents play a significant role in our students’ success.  All volunteers will need to submit and pass the district background check on the TISD webpage.  If you are interested in volunteering for the Parents as Coaches program, please contact Mrs. Hudson at alidahudson@tomballisd.net  or complete the application form at https://goo.gl/forms/YQqbK9HInZyQEo1i1.

Weekly Objectives:

Language Arts: letter/sounds s,a,l.d
Sight words: I, like
Math: 3D shapes
Science: Five Senses
Social Studies: Our school/First Responders
 
Today is First Responders Day! We will be discussing their importance as well as saying "thank you!" to them. It is also Grandparents Week! Grandparents are welcome to eat with their grandkids in the cafeteria during their time. My class is in the cafeteria at 11:05am :)

Cougar Tales School Newsletter

The school Cougar Tales newsletter is now digital! You can find it on our Decker Prairie district website. You will need to click the parent tab and open the Cougar Tale folder. I've also included a link under my link tab. The Cougar Tale newsletter is a great way to stay informed about school happenings!

Weekly Objectives:

Language Arts: letter/sounds i,t,p,n
Math: 2D shapes
Science: safety, science tools
Social Studies: our school
 
Welcome back! Glad to be back with my kids this week! :)

Weekly Objectives:

Language Arts: launching reader's/writer's workshop
Math: launching guided math
Science: safety
Social Studies: our school
 
Welcome to Kindergarten! We are going to work on procedures this week. I am looking forward to a great year!

 Happy First Day of School! Anxiously awaiting the arrival of my new little Kinder babies! We are going to have a great year! :)

Weekly Objectives:

Language Arts: p blends (pl &pr), narrative text
Sight words: review all
Math: calendar, subtraction
Science: ocean habitat
Social Studies:  chronological order
 
It's hard to believe the year is almost over! We will be reviewing and testing the report card skills these last couple of weeks. Please make sure your child is still practicing our sight words. The criteria for an E/S/N is much harder this time. The sight word list along with the criteria is attached in my Edlio page under curriculum.
 
 

Weekly Objectives:

Language Arts: c blends, narrative text
Sight words: her
Math: calendar, subtraction
Science: lifecycle of a plant
Social Studies:  chronological order
 
Moms and Muffins is Friday morning in the cafeteria. Fun Run money and library books are due on Friday as well. Due to an end of the year inventory check, they will not be checking out any more books. Please make sure they also have all book pouch books returned on Friday as well.

Fun Run This Friday

The students are taking pledges for the Fun Run this Friday. Sponsors can make a flat donation or choose to pledge per lap. I am sending home another pledge form in their yellow folder today. All money raised will go to buy new playground equipment. The money is due by Friday, May 12th.
 
*My kids are wearing their red DPES t-shirt (or another red t-shirt) along with silly socks on Friday.

Weekly Objectives:

Language Arts: s blends (sp,st,sk), media literacy
Sight words: this
Math: calendar,subtraction
Science: lifecycle of a plant
Social Studies:  landforms
 
Library and our PTO sponsored Fun Run is this Friday! Please have your child wear silly socks on Friday for the run. :)

Weekly Objectives:

Language Arts: digraphs ch &wh,
Sight words: went
Math: calendar,addition
Science: lifecycle of a plant
Social Studies:  landforms
 
Library is Friday this week! We are taking in donations for the animal shelter.