Thu, Oct 19, 2017

We will celebrate Grandparent’s Day on Friday, October 27th. First grade boys will need to wear a SOLID NAVY polo, khaki pants, belt, socks, and tennis shoes.

An invitation has been mailed to all grandparents and registration for the event can be found online. If your son does not have a grandparent, a special guest can be registered.

Due to limited seating, Grandparent’s Day is for grandparents and special guests only. Parents are welcome to attend the dress rehearsal on Thursday afternoon, October 26th at 1:00 p.m.



 Thank you for returning the sheet about dismissal. It is very important that we know exactly who is picking up your child. Due to the crowd on Grandparent's Day WE WILL NOT HAVE CARPOOL. If you chose carpool as the option for dismissal, please walk to the classroom to get your child. If you chose aftercare, please confirm this with Lisa Ault

Mon, Oct 16, 2017

Hi Parents! 

I hope everyone had a great weekend! Please take a look at what is coming up! 


A few reminders...

-Don't forget to send in your son's pumpkin by 10/17 for Pumpkin Math.  A note came home in his orange folder last week.  It needs to be a pumpkin that he can carry in by himself.

A peek at our week...

Spelling: Magic e in two-syllable words

Reading: Tedd Arnold author study and book clubs continue this week.

Math:  Subtraction to 10, Rocket Quiz (+2) on Thursday

English:  Singular and plural nouns and subject/verb agreement 

Science:  Water Cycle

Dates to Remember:

10.17.17 Pumpkin for Pumpkin Math. You may send it in early.

10.27.17 Grandparent's Day- half day dismissal

Have a great week!

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Mon, Oct 09, 2017

Check out what's going on in 1A!

In class this week:

Spelling: Long Vowels with Magic e

Reading: Boys will begin an author study on Tedd Arnold; This week we are focusing on the Fly Guy series; Skills-sequencing, beginning/middle/end. New book clubs start this wee also! 

Math: Subtraction to 10, Rocket Quiz +0,1 (Thursday)

English: Singular and plural  nouns

Science: Water Cycle

Things to Remember:

*Return all library books on Friday mornings.  

*Fluency sheets and reading logs are due on Mondays.  (Tuesday this week)

*Some fluency sheets are coming home with phrases on the back to practice all week, too.  Don't forget the fluency sheet and phrase practice can be included on your son's reading log.  


Important Dates: 

Oct 27- Grandparents Day (1/2 day)

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Sun, Oct 01, 2017

It is hard to believe that it is October!  This week will be an exciting one for the boys.  

-On Monday, we will have book club and review skills covered this year.  There will be no new spelling skill this week.  

-Tuesday and Wednesday are STEAM days at PDS!  The boys are looking forward to these breakaway days.  

-No homework this week besides filling out a reading log.  If your son reads 75 minutes this week and turns in his log on 10/10, he can take a trip to the treasure box!  

Dates to Remember:  

October 5-9:  Fall Break

October 27:  Grandparents' Day (half-day dismissal) 

Have a great week and a wonderful fall break!


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