Monday, October 15, 2018


Classroom Happenings for October 15th - 19th, 2018
Note: Any eligible PTO parents who are interested in helping out with our Halloween parade/party please let me know ASAP. I sent the note home last week and I have not heard from any parents yet! I will need to know by the end of this week at the absolute latest.  The parade will be held on October 31st from 1:30-3:00. You can send me a message or send a note in to school. You must have clearances on file and be an active member of PTO to come in. Once I know who will be attending, I will reach out to those parents for assistance in preparing snacks and games.
Book fair is being held this week. Our scheduled day to shop is Wednesday, October 17th. Please send money in an envelope labeled with your child’s name.
Friday, October 19th is a paid dress down day. Students can dress down for a $1 donation.
Just a friendly reminder that if you have not sent in your child’s $5.00 party money donation, please do so as soon as possible. Our Halloween party is only two weeks away!

Monday (Day 4) Music – Write List 3 spelling words 2x each. Final spelling test tomorrow. Review all sight words in green notebook. Sight words should be read without hesitation.
Tuesday (Day 5) Art –Read small phonics book “Can Do!” focusing on plural –s.  Phonics assessments tomorrow: short o and plural –s. Read The Big Blue Ox to an adult. Our reading comprehension skill is character and setting.
Wednesday (Day 6) Keyboarding – Read a book and add it to your reading log.
Thursday (Day 7) Gym Review List 4 spelling words. Please do NOT write in the blue spelling notebook.
Friday (Day 8) Computers – No homework! Please check the Friday Folder for important papers and tests. Sign any stamped papers and return to school on Monday.
Have a fantastic week!

Tuesday, October 9, 2018


Classroom Happenings for October 8th - 12th, 2018
Note: Just a friendly reminder that if you have not sent in your child’s $5.00 party money donation, please do so as soon as possible. Thank you!
We are celebrating Homecoming this week with themed days. Please refer to the schedule sent home last week. Have fun and get creative with outfits!
Friday will be a free dress down day. Wear Spartan gear as we cheer on the Spartans at our Homecoming pep-rally.
Any eligible PTO parents who are interested in helping out with our Halloween parade/party please let me know by the end of this week. It will be held on October 31st from 1:30-3:00. You can send me a message or send a note in to school. You must have clearances on file and be an active member of PTO to come in. Once I know who will be attending, I will reach out to those parents for assistance in preparing snacks and games.

Monday – No school for students!
Tuesday (Day 10) Art – Review List 3 spelling words. Words can be found in the blue spelling notebook for reading and reviewing purposes. Please do NOT write in these books. If your child needs extra practice writing the spelling words, please do so on a separate sheet of paper.
Wednesday (Day 1) Library – Review List 3 spelling words. Read a book and add it to your reading log.
Thursday (Day 2) Gym –Review List 3 spelling words. Read small phonics book “Dot Can” focusing on short o words.  
Friday (Day 3) Computers – No homework! Please check the Friday Folder for important papers and tests. Sign any stamped papers and return to school on Monday.
Have an awesome week!

Monday, October 1, 2018


Classroom Happenings for October 1st- 5th, 2018
Note: This Friday, October 5th, is a half day for students. Dismissal will be at 12:00 noon. Also, there will be no school for students next Monday, October 8th. Students will return to school on Tuesday, October 9th.
First grade teachers are collecting party money. Halloween will be here before we know it! Please look for a note in your child’s take-home folder.
We will have a math assessment at the end of the week. Topics assessed will be greater than/less than, tally marks, number lines, and graphing.

Monday – (Day 5) Art – Review List 2 spelling words. Final spelling test tomorrow. Read “Pig in a Wig” discussing Plot (the beginning, middle, and end events of the story.) Review sight words in green notebook. Reading comprehension assessment tomorrow. Also short i/ final x phonics assessment tomorrow.
Tuesday (Day 6) Keyboarding – Read a book and add to your October reading log.
Wednesday (Day 7) Gym – Read a book and add to your reading log.
Thursday (Day 8) Computers –Review List 3 spelling words, short o words.  
Friday (Day 9) Music – No homework! Please check the Friday Folder for important papers and tests. Sign any stamped papers and return to school on Tuesday.
Have a super week!

Monday, September 24, 2018


Classroom Happenings for September 24th-28th, 2018
Note: September reading logs will be due next Monday, October 1st. If completed before then, feel free to return sooner. New logs for October will be handed out next week. 

Friday Folders are sent home every Friday. All important papers and tests are sent home in the Friday Folder. Please try to remember to review the contents and return to school on the next school day.


Monday – (Day 10) Art – Review List 2 spelling words (short i words) in blue notebook.
Tuesday (Day 1) Library – Review List 2 spelling words. Read “Sid the Pig” focusing on the short i sound.
Wednesday (Day 2) Gym – Write spelling words 2x each. Read “Tim and Sid” focusing on short i sounds.
Thursday (Day 3) Computers –Review List 2 spelling words. Read small phonics book “Fix It!” focusing on the final –x sound. Parents please initial the phonics book after your child has read it and return to school tomorrow.
Friday (Day 4) Music – No homework! Please check the Friday Folder for important papers and tests. Sign any stamped papers and return to school on Monday.
Have a spectacular week!