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My name is Mrs. Wade and I am so excited to teach kindergarten at Decker Prairie! More importantly, I am THRILLED to be your child’s teacher! It’s going to be a fun year full of lots of learning and new adventures and I can’t wait to see what the year has in store for us.  

 

I moved to Texas from Mississippi when I was in junior high and attended Tomball schools until I graduated. I am the oldest of three! I have a younger brother, Sam, and younger sister, Savannah. In June of 2011 I married my best friend, Richard. We have a wonderful, happy little girl named Remington who just turned five this summer and is starting kindergarten here at Decker Prairie. We also have a fun and spunky little boy, Ryder, that will be one in October. 

 

After I graduated from Tomball High School I attended Lonestar College received my Associates Degree in Early Childhood. I taught Pre-K for five years then decided to go back to school. In 2009, I moved to Nacogdoches and went to Stephen F. Austin State University where I majored in Early Childhood Education. I graduated from SFA with my Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary  Studies in 2011. All through school I couldn’t wait to graduate and start teaching. This is my fifth year teaching at Decker Prairie Elementary. 

 

I have a fun filled year planned and am so excited to share it with you. Please feel free to contact me at any time with any questions or concerns. 

 
 

Sarah Wade 

Room 705 

(281)357-3134 x 3084 

 

 

 

 

Classes

Recent Posts

Week of February 12, 2018

Language Arts: -og word family, reading strategies
Sight words: so
Math: Counting to 100 (by 1's and 10's)
Science: Objects in the sky
Social Studies: Texas culture
 
Wednesday is our Valentine's party. Make sure your Valentine boxes are turned in and cards are brought before the party time on Wednesday. We will be passing out cards earlier in the day. Thursday is the 100th day of school. Students can dress like they are 100. Thursday night is Math/Science night at school from 5:30-7pm. Friday and Monday are student holidays!

Due tomorrow!

Valentine boxes are due tomorrow! Please check your child's yellow folder for notes about valentine party and 100 day.

Pictures

There will be no individual or class pictures this Friday. We will reschedule for a later date.

Week of February 5, 2018

This week we wil be learning...
 
Language Arts: punctuation and main events, -ob wird family
Sight word: with
Math:counting to 100
Science: Objects in the sky
Social Studies: Texas
 
Remember to bring your Valentine boxes (and cards if they are ready) to school by Friday, February 9th.
 
Save the date! Our Kindergarten music program will be on Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 6:15 p.m. (Rodeo/Texas Theme) in the DPES Cafeteria. 
 

Week of January 29

This week we are learning...
 
Language Arts: story elements, character trails, -op word family
Sight words: he, she
Math: comparing teen numbers
Social Studies: Objects in the Sky
Science: Texas symbols
 
Our tadploe arrived on Friday. The kids are so excited about him. He still does not have a name but we are working on finding the perfect one for him this week. 
 
Please check your email I sent last week about all of the important dates coming up. 

Week of January 22, 2018

Language Arts: -ot word family, characters
Sight words: on, they
Math: numbers 0-20
Science: Weather/Seasons
Social Studies: America 
 
Save the date! Our Kindergarten music program will be on Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 6:15 p.m. (Rodeo/Texas Theme) in the DPES Cafeteria. 

Math and Science Night

Come REACH FOR THE STARS at Decker Prairie's Family Math and Science Night on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 5:30-7:00 pm.  We have some exciting activities planned for you!

  • Visit a Mobile Water Lab provided by Harris County Water Authority
  • Combine materials to make something that none of the materials can do themselves: make a kazoo, kaleidoscope, lava lamp, cootie catcher and more!
  • Take and record your pulse using a toothpick and a marshmallow
  • Estimate how many things are in a jar and win it
  • Work with tangrams, math facts and snowflakes
  • Be in a drawing for some really cool Math and Science games and kits
  • Maybe even, look at the stars with an Astronomer!

Need supper?  We are providing pre-orders from Chik-Fil-A.  Papa Johns may also be on campus.  Look for those to come home in a Wednesday's folder. More details to come soon!  We hope to see you there!

Week of January 8, 2018

Welcome back! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday break.
 
We are learning...
 
Language arts: procedural texts
sight words: we, me
word family: -in
Math: teen numbers
Science: seasons and weather
Social Studies: America

Merry Christmas

We made it!!! Only 3 1/2 days left. 
 
Remember that our class parties are Friday at 11:30 and you are welcome to take your child afterwards. We have 22 students in our class if you are wanting to bring goodie bags/treats for them. Lunch will be provided at the party so lunches do not need to be brought that day. 
 
Thursday is Polar Express Day and kids are welcome to wear their pajamas but please remember to wear/bring tennis shoes.
 
Have a wonderful and safe Christmas and enjoy the time with your family!
 
 

We are in need

If possible we are still in need of a few things for upcoming winter activities. 
 
*wax paper
*Cotton balls
*economy white paper plates
 
Thank you!

Box Tops

PTO has found a Santa that will be here to take pictures with students that bring 25 box tops between now and December 20th. 

Week of December 11, 2017

Language Arts: -ig word family, beginning/middle/end of stories
Sight words: review all
Math: Money
Science: Water
Social Studies: Needs/Wants
 
Jingle Bell Jog this Friday during Specials. Parents are welcome to come cheer us on!
 
Polar Express Day Dec.21st. We will be watching the Polar Express and wearing our PJ's to school.
 
Our class Christmas party is Dec. 22nd which is also an early release day.

Jingle Jog

The Jingle Jog has been postponed until Friday, December 15th due to weather.

Week of December 4, 2017

This week we will be learning...
 
Language Arts: -it word family, using sentence stems to resond to a text
Sight words: review all
Math: Numbers money
Science: Rocks and soil
Social Studies: Customs/Traditions
 
We are in need of cotton balls for various Christmas/winter activities. If you could send some with your child it would be greatly appreciated. 

Week of November 27, 2017

Language Arts: -ag word family
Sight words: an, that
Math: Numbers 0-10
Science: Rocks
Social Studies: Customs/Traditions