Van Cortlandtville Elementary School


Margaret DiPietro
Kristen Higgins 

Deanna Lisi
Paul Lisi
Tracey Pantoliano

Kindergarten Supply List 2022-2023 

Kindergarten Monthly Newsletter
May 2023

What are we learning?


  • We will continue reading and writing CVC words, including words with digraphs (wh, ch, sh, th, and ck).  
  • We will learn the following sight words this month: of, said, as, was, will, they, be, or
  • The students are now writing simple sentences.  We continue to review spelling CVC words correctly, listening to sounds in unfamiliar words, finger spaces between words, starting with a capital letter, and ending sentences with punctuation.


  • We will finish working on Go Math Chapter 9: 2D Shapes.
  • Our next unit will focus on 3D shapes.

Social Studies 

  • We will take some time to discuss Mother’s Day and the ways that we can celebrate our wonderful mothers and grandmothers.
  • We will discuss Memorial Day and the ways we honor the brave men and women who have fought to keep our country safe.


  • Our young scientists will continue learning about living/nonliving things.
  • We are very excited about planting and the arrival of our ladybugs!

Dates to Remember

  • May 16th- ABC Countdown begins
  • May 25th- Fun & Fitness Day: wear your class color (more info. soon)
  • May 26th & 29th- No School: Memorial Day Weekend
  • Looking Ahead- June6th at 10:00 AM will be our “Kindergarten Rocks” performance

Test their sight word
Sight Word Game

Great Math Games (mixed topics)
ICT Games
Johnnie's Math Page

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