Jan 17

Dear Parents,

We continued to learn about Tet and Vietnamese culture this week.  We have been decorating our classroom, learning about the symbols and colours of Tet.  On Tuesday we had a visitor from Bat Trang pottery village come to share her family’s craft.  Each child had the opportunity to create something with her on a traditional pottery wheel.  The children also made cards for our 20/10 school buddies who we will visit on Monday.

In English we started something called “Story Workshop.”  The children are using different loose parts, such as beads, blocks and toys, to create their own stories. We are excited to share these stories with you at conferences next week.  We will continue to develop our story workshop skills in the next few months of K1.

Please see this link for photos from this week: K1A Media Folder

Reminders & Updates:

Show and Tell – cancelled next week

Mon Jan 20th: DA and K1A will visit our sister school, 20/10, to celebrate Tet. A permission form was sent home earlier this week. Children should wear ao dai to school.

Tues Jan 21st: Reports cards will be shared on Veracross

Weds Jan 22nd: Student-Parent-Teacher Conferences. Students will only come to school during their conference time. Please see the Tin Tuc for details about the conferences and how to register. I will email home more details closer to the date.

Jan 23: Tet assembly. Please wear ao dai to school.

Jan 24-31: Tet holiday. No school.

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