PTO Book Fair- Monday December 10th - Tuesday December 18th.
Holiday Concert- Thursday December 20th at 10:00 am.
Grade 1 teachers will visit all first grade classrooms for a 30 minute lesson about a different December holiday,custom or tradition!- Thursday December 20th.
Early Release Day - Friday December 21st at 11:35 am.
Winter Vacation -December 22,2018 - January 1, 2019.
School reopens on Wednesday January 2, 2019.
*Best wishes for all our first grade families and friends to have the happiest of holidays and a very healthy and Happy New Year!*
Homework for the week: December 17-21 2018
The homework packet contains the following: 1. Ski Lift- Color,cut, glue picture to match vowel sounds short and long e. 2. 26 addition facts 3. Just Hanging Out-Write the numbers in order. 4.Reading Log- Please read each day and fill out the reading log and return to school this Friday Dec. 21st.
Conversation starter:Ask your child this week: What is your favorite holiday tradition?
When starting a conversation remember to greet each other and have eye contact, paraphrase if needed, ask questions, end the conversation on a positive note and then thank each other for talking to one another.
Reminders: *Homework packets will be given out every Monday and they are to be returned the following Monday. Please also return Friday folders on Monday as well, don't forget to sign and date the folder. *Physical Education is on Tuesday, please make sure your child is wearing sneakers on this day. (If it raining or snowing, please pack sneakers for your child to change into at school.) *Library day is Thursday, please make sure your child has his/her library book on this day. *Pentucket Lake Book Swap Room-Your child can visit this room daily if they wish. Please have them remind me that they would like to visit the book swap room. *Snack time is at 10:40 everyday. We are finding that the children are very hungry in the afternoon .So we have added a second snack time to our schedule (around 2:15), If you could provide a second snack that would be helpful. Just a reminder that snack is not provided by the school, thank you.
Scholastic Book Clubs: If your are ordering this month the due date is: January 25, 2019 Order on line at scholastic.com/bookclubs using the code GQ964 PLEASE use the link at the bottom of this webpage. If you ordered this month, it takes about 7 to 9 business days for the Scholastic book box to arrive at the school.
Scholastic News website: Please log on to this website and you and your child can read and listen to digital articles, watch nonfiction videos and play fun games together. Go to www.scholastic.com/sn1 Use our class password : Room 209
Donations:We are always in need of paper towels, tissues ,pump soap and baby wipes to wash the desk. These items are not provided by the school. Thank to those families who have donated to the classroom, we thank you for keeping us healthy!