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A: Grandparents are invited to join their grandchildren for a day of school on Friday, April 20. A short presentation for grandparents will be held in the auditorium from 8:30 - 9:00, at which time they will head to the classroom to enjoy the morning with us. At 11:00 a,m., we will gather in the gym for a program, and at 11:50 a.m., students will be dismissed for the day. Permission slips came home , and as today and must be signed and returned if your child will be we have wrapped up this last week of March, I have thor- allowed to go home with his/her grandparent(s). oughly enjoyed teaching your child and just basking in the excitement of learning new things about the last days of Jesus’ A: All year we have been working on showing respect by life here on earth as well as His death and resurrection! being good listeners and waiting for our turn to share, but we Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to teach your continue to struggle much with this area. Therefore, this child! I count it a tremendous privilege! week, each child received a penny cup, which has five pennies This week, we completed our second set of special sound in it. As we go throughout our day, we try to keep our penflashcards, and we now know over 30 special sounds. It nies by raising our hand, waiting for permission to speak, and makes the English language seem very complicated to me! using self-control. If a student is blurting out or talking The students are using their knowledge of special sounds to with a neighbor while someone else is speaking, the student write words and organize those words to express their ideas! must place a penny in my penny jar. We count and restock We look forward to continued progress in reading and writing! pennies in our cups multiple times throughout the day. StuHave a blessed Resurrection Sunday! dents will be able to use the “money” they have earned by Miss Hult being respectful at a class store in the next couple of weeks!

I feel I must begin this letter with my deep, heart-felt thank you for your tremendous support and encouragement over the past couple of weeks! Though you may not be aware, I’ve been struggling with chest pain for a month now and have felt burdened with leadership responsibilities during kindergarten round-up, so the incredible acts of service and love you have demonstrated have been a blessing!

John 11:25 A Bible Course Map for the Upcoming Week “Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he - (Breakfast on the Shore with Jethat believeth in me, though he were dead, yet he shall live. sus -John 21) The disciples head out to fish early one And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. morning but are unable to catch any fish. Eventually, they Believest thou this?” decide to return to shore. As they approach the shore, they see Jesus standing there. He commands them to put their nets in on the other side of the boat, and when they do, they catch many fish. Peter was so excited, he jumped out of the boat and swam to shore. Jesus then eats breakfast with His disciples on the seashore. Jesus confirmed His resurrection with a third appearance and breakfast with His friends! - Review of the previous lesson. - Chapel review and extension. Upcoming Lessons and Skills - The Ascension (Acts 1:1-8) Life of Jesus; “one anothers” of Scripture Jesus speaks on the Mount of Olives and commands His - Special sounds; shapes of disciples to go and spread the good news! He reminds them to letters (sticks-straight, curves and balls-round) tell others it is only by trusting in His work on the cross - China alone which saves. Then, when He finishes speaking, He - Materials (rubber, wood, plastic, and glass) ascends into heaven. Angels tell the people He will return one day in the same way He left them! Review of the previous lesson.

Quick Glimpse Calendar - Chapel - Theme: Humility; Show and Tell - Full day of school-no early dismissal!

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