Monday, September 18, 2017



Classroom Happenings for September 18th-22nd, 2017
Note: Students will have their first math assessment this week. While math homework is not sent home frequently, it is important to review the math mats that come home each night. These are the direct skills that will be tested at the end of each Topic.

Monday – (Day 4) Music – Review List 1 spelling words. Read “A Bad Yak” focusing on the short a sound.
Tuesday (Day 5) Art – Review List 1 spelling words. Read “Tap! Tap! Tap!” focusing on short a words.
Wednesday (Day 6) Keyboarding – Review List 1 spelling words. (Words can also be found on my Blog)
Thursday (Day 7) Gym – Review List 1 spelling words. Read Sam Come Back and discuss characters and setting (Where and When the story takes place). Read “The Pack” focusing on Final –ck words.
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.
**Homework is important to your child’s success in 1st grade. Please check your child’s homework folder each night and help them complete homework assignments. Please also take out any papers located in the “Keep” side of the folder.
Have a wonderful week!

Thursday, September 14, 2017



Classroom Happenings for September 11th-15th, 2017
Note: Reminder that Scholastic Book orders are due back to me by Wednesday, the 13th. Please send money and order form in an envelope labeled with your child’s name and Book Order.
Pictures will be taken on Tuesday, the 12th. All students will have their picture taken even if you do not plan on purchasing the photos. Students must be in dress-code attire.
Wednesday, the 13th, will be our first data delay of the school year. This will be a non-rotation day so students will not have a special class on Wednesday.

Monday – (Day 10) Art – Read a book and add it to your Reading Log!
Tuesday (Day 1) Library – Read a book and add it to your reading Log!
Wednesday (Non-Rotation) – Data Delay
Thursday (Day 2) Gym – Read a book and add it to your reading log!
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.
**Homework is important to your child’s success in 1st grade. Please check your child’s homework folder each night and help them complete homework assignments. Please also take out any papers located in the “Keep” side of the folder.
Have a wonderful week!

Tuesday, September 5, 2017



Classroom Happenings for September 4th -8th, 2017
Note: You can expect a note like this to come home at the beginning of each week. On it you will find any important notes and reminders as well as nightly homework assignments. You may also access it through my homework helpline on the school website.
·         Thank you to those who have returned the ‘new school year’ paperwork. If you have not completed it yet, please have it returned to me by this Thursday, the 7th.
·         September AR Reading Logs were sent home. The goal each month is to read 15 books however students can read more! Every student who reaches this goal will be given a prize at the end of each month.  The students who have read the most books at the end of the school year will be entered to receive larger prizes such as a bicycle and Knoebels tickets!
·         Book orders will be coming home this week. Please send in orders and money by next Wednesday, September 13th.  If you would like to order online, our classroom code is HGM4Y.
·         Picture day will be held on September 12th. Students will need to wear dress code clothing for picture day. SMILE!
·         Please remember to send in a small snack with your child daily. I have been providing one for those who have forgotten however, if it becomes a frequent occurrence, your child will have to go without. Thank you for understanding.
Monday – No school, Labor Day.
Tuesday (Day 6) Keyboarding – Work on AR Reading Log!
Wednesday (Day 7) Gym – Work on AR Reading Log!
Thursday (Day 8) Computers – Work on AR Reading Log!
Friday (Day 9) Music – No homework! Please check the Friday Folder for important papers. Sign your child’s Friday Folder as well as any stamped papers and return to school on Monday.
** Please check your child’s homework folder each night and help them complete any homework assignments. Remove any papers/worksheets that are on the “Keep” side.

Have a fantastic week!