Freesia School August 2014 Newsletter Update
August has had many extraordinary events at ABC Freesia School and we are eager to share the news with all ABC members. August 15th, 68th year of Independence is a memorable day in the history of India. ABC Edelweiss and Freesia Schools had the opportunity to celebrate the Independence Day in great glamour. Children also have had fun filled field trips to Pizza Hut, War Memorial and the Planetarium. For many it was the first time having Pizzas in their lives!
With our K4/K5 children progressing very well in academics and ASP children getting benefit from our After School Program.
Attendance and Nutrition
No. of students enrolled: 95
Total number of meals served this month: 2,916
No. of school days: 19
No. of students enrolled (Day): 88
Average attendance: 77
Attendance in %: 87
Number of Students Enrolled (ASP): 7
Total breakfasts served: 1,458
Total lunches served: 1,458
Total meals served at ASP
(After School Program): NIL
Total number meals served since opening at Freesia: 54,948
Total ABC-BB School partnership meals since opening: 166,262.
LEARNING FOCUS FOR THIS MONTH:
Fun with math
K 5-Tactile numbers, mine is different, play dough numerals, three sets of three, making a set, number books, I can count, paper clip addition, symbolic representation, peanut count, cloth pin drop, number on rope, equation boards, counting children, sweet sets, grainy numerals were all achieved through these interesting learning activities
K 4-Symbol, play dough numerals, tactile numerals, numeral hunt, carton shake, the empty set, adding zero to the number line, number bag, children combination, sweet sets, changing directions.
English Tricky Words learnt were “was, to, do, all, are, you, your, come, some”. Upper case letters and lower case letters of first group, and second group of phonics. Introduction to Houghton Mifflin reader.
K4-“Where are you from?”, “Where do you live?”, “How do you say….in English? My name”, “Mr. Octopus”
Special Thanks to the staff that supports Freesia at our Implementation Partner, Building Blocks, and also to all Infrastructure Funding Partners, AlphaBet Club donors and volunteers, Rotary Club Amsterdam International and Wilde Ganzen.