Here’s What’s Happening in PB

Last week  in PB, we were talking about the guideline in the classroom, getting into the routine, putting things back where they go, learning names and having fun.

This week we will be working with the theme,  All About Me.
Book Corner: Getting to know books about school.

Writing: Children find letters, discuss their shapes, trace them with their fingers and write them. 
Materials: letter blocks, magnetic letters, letter cards.

Math: Children make collages with different shapes. Materials: cut-out construction paper shapes, paper and glue.

Science: Children move a toy machine such as a train and talk about how they are moving it and where it is going. Materials: trains and train tracks.

Dramatic Play: Children act out about things they do in school.

Construction: Children use blocks to build a school. Materials: Unit blocks, rocks, little people.

Art: Children Decorate their names. They practices writing or tracing their names. Materials: markers, crayons, water color, glitter.

Sand table: Children make shapes in the sand.

Religion: Children practice The Lord’s Prayer every morning during circle time.

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Melissa Morrier-Turk

My name is Melissa Morrier-Turk, I am a graduate of SMM (class of 1986) and have been a member of the parish community much of my life. I have a B.S. in Business with an emphasis in Human Resources from Central Washington University and have spent my 23 years working in this field, traveling all over the USA and Canada as an HR Director, as well as a corporate trainer. My husband Mike and I have two kids, our son will be a Junior at Archbishop Murphy High School and our daughter will be a 7th grader here at SMM. As a parent, I have been an active member of the SMM community, most recently wrapping up my role as the Parent Club President this year and V.P. last year. I have also been an active member of the auction for the past 8 years, along with numerous opportunities to volunteer in my children’s classrooms and through club activities. In my off time I enjoy running, cycling, hiking, anything outdoorsy really. I have absolutely loved working with and getting to know so many of the families here at SMM as a parent and am looking forward to getting to know you all better as part of your school community!