Haderlein students in the speech program, four-year-old program and first grade are working on language arts skills as well as participating in various fall activities.

Haderlein students in the speech program, four-year-old program and first grade are working on language arts skills as well as participating in various fall activities.

In Sherry Boultinghouse’s speech program, students are working on fall and Halloween worksheets as well as vocabulary and sentence structure.

Students in Carissa Lindbloom’s four-year-old program are working on “A” and “O” letters. The “O” is for October. In addition, the class is on a field trip to the pumpkin patch today. Emily Bray’s adult living class is accompanying them as part of their “Big Brother/Big Sister” program.

First grade students are learning about Christopher Columbus, fire safety, characteristics of fall, and pumpkins. As part of their pumpkin unit, they will take a trip to Hickory Creek Farms Pumpkin Patch on Friday, Oct. 28.

Along with these units, first grade classes have implemented a new phonics program, Saxon Phonics. They are also learning how to write a paragraph using the Four Square Writing Method.

In math, students are learning doubles facts and adding one to a number.

Students with fall birthdays in Missy Brynds’ classroom include Becca Karleskint, August; Carson Lamkins, September; and Jaden Norris, October.

In Leah Gottlob’s class Katy Stephan has an August birthday while Darrel McLeod and Hunter Russell have September birthdays. Jace Fowler, Ryan Jarboe and Shiloh Molina are celebrating birthdays this month.

Students with fall birthdays in Karen Kukovich’s class include Shaylen Faulhaber, Riley Fox and Hailey Schettler in September and Kaide Bryant, Zoe Nelson and Cordell Searan in October.

In Shirley Lechien’s class, students with fall birthdays include Aiden Damman and Angelina Gomez in August; Alex Brake, Braxton Edwards and Aubree Lero, September; and Ethan Davidson, Anna Gronau, Alisa Hall and Dawson Stegman, October.