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March Newsletter

Hello March

Links to Learning March Curriculum Goals

***This is a glimpse of what each classroom will be focusing on.  Please see the   classroom bulletin board for more detailed lessons.


Baby Sign Language this month is “Brother and Sister”


This month, your child will answer “What” and “Where” questions, understand the concept of 5, and identify the names of family members.


This month, your child will add together two groups of objects, learn about various forms of transportation, and understand the meaning of traffic lights.


This month, your child will sound out unfamiliar words independently, count by fives up to 25 and create and interpret a pie chart.

Read Together, Talk Together

***This is a glimpse of what books will be introduced this month.  Please see classroom bulletin boards for additional themed books.



Little Cloud by Eric Carle

Dr. Seuss Books

Vocabulary Words:  March, St. Patrick, Leprechaun, Spring, Rainbow, Author, Illustrator, Book

jelly bean nest

Jelly Bean Nest


  • 4 cups chow mein noodles
  • Half cup light corn syrup
  • Half cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter/peanut butter alternate
  • 36 jelly beans
  1. Break chow mein noodles into small pieces; set aside in large mixing bowl.
  2. Combine sugar and corn syrup in large saucepan.
  3. Cook on medium heat until the sugar is melted and there are bubbles at the edge of the pan.
  4. Add peanut butter and stir until smooth.
  5. Pour peanut butter mixture over crunched up noodles; toss until completely coated.
  6. Let cool slightly to avoid burns.
  7. Butter hands lightly and use approx 1/4 cup mixture to form a compact ball.
  8. Make indention in the middle of each ball to resemble a bird’s nest.
  9. Place on waxed paper and let cool completely.
  10. Place 2-3 jelly beans inside each nest.
  11. Serve on a bed of green-tinted coconut for extra festive look.

March Dates to Remember

3/2:Dress up like a Dr. Seuss Character

3/4: Parent Appreciation Breakfast

3/7-3/11: Parent Teacher Conferences

3/11: Forsyth County Early Release (Georgia Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st)

3/13: Daylight Savings

3/14: $2.00 Relay for Life Jeans/Hat Day

3/15: Pre-K One- Georgia Aquarium Field trip

3/16: Pre-K Two-Georgia Aquarium Field trip

3/17: St. Patrick’s Day Craft Day

3/17: TK/K/1st-Georgia Aquarium Field trip

3/18: EPK- Georgia Aquarium Field trip

3/21-3/24: Spring and Cap and Gown Pictures

3/25: Easter Egg Hunt and Class Parties

A Letter From Our Principal

Dear Carrington Families,

Happy March to my wonderful students and families!

I hope this letter finds you well!  Admission season is in full force and we are well underway with our In House registration for Private Pre-K, TK and Kindergarten.  Our In House registration has ended,  and our programs have been opened up to the community.  PLEASE do not delay with your registration as our most of our private programs are close to going on a waitlist.  We are incredibly blessed to welcome so many new families to join the Carrington Family!

I am so excited for the month of March, and all that it brings!  I can’t wait to see the children’s faces light up as they search for the sneaky leprechaun around the school.  Our school-age students will surely be crafting some elaborate leprechaun traps as well, and I always look forward to seeing their creativity in action.

Not long after St. Patrick’s Day, we will invite our families to join us for our annual Easter egg hunts and class parties.  This is always such a fun, family gathering event, and I love to listen to the infectious giggles of the children as they search high and low for hidden treasures!

I am so excited for Spring, sunshine, warmer weather, and Daylight Saving Time.  I hope that this time of year allows you some time to relax and reflect, and enjoy a picnic or two!

We have a very busy year ahead and a time when students make incredible growth and celebrate successes. Thank you for allowing me to participate in your child’s life.

Partnering with You in the Journey,

Tiffany Batts


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