Wed, Jun 14, 2017

Calling ALL Superheroes!!!

Don't let your Spider-man, Batman, Superman or Wonder Woman miss out on these action-packed weeks full of games, crafts, tech time, rec time and so much more! We will even have a Stars Wars themed session as well as yoga time!!

Each week we will have two special events! Wacky Water Wednesday is every superhero's favorite day! There will be a giant inflatable water slide, a slip n slide, kiddie pools, water guns, all things full of water fun! Field Day Friday will be new this year! Get ready for tug of war, three legged races, over-under relays, egg races and all of your favorite field day activities!

PDS Super Summer Day Camp is open to rising JK-3rd grades, boys and girls!!

The first session is NEXT WEEK June 19-23. Don't miss out on our two other sessions, June 26-30 and July 3-7! Camp runs from 9am-3pm!

Register now on the PDS Website! Visit

Tue, May 16, 2017

Dear Parents,

Today, every boy in 1st – 5th grade received a red folder containing his required summer reading and math assignments.

The folders contain all the information your son will need in order to complete his required summer work. In contrast to previous years, all required math assignments are contained within the red folder. If you would like for your son to have additional math practice, he may login to Dreambox (rising 2nd–4th), IXL (rising 2nd–6th), or Mangahigh (rising 6th) using his username and password found on the front pocket of the folder. For your convenience, we have included links to each program via the Quicklinks menu at the top of the PDS website.

Sun, May 14, 2017

I cannot believe this is our last full week of first grade!  It has been a blessing to spend this year with your boys watching them grow into second graders.

This week we will review red words, write fiction stories, review first grade math skills, learn about Memphis history, and practice for class day.   The boys are very excited about their Class Day performance.  They are presenting the history of Memphis and the importance of the Mississippi River in Memphis' development.  We hope to see you there!   

Don't forget these dates...

5.17.17  Class Day for 1st Grade 8:30-9:30 in the Fellowship Hall.  Boys need to come to school in their costumes.  They can bring dress down clothes to change into after the program.  

5.24.17  Last Day of School/Bowling Party 10-11:30 @ Billy Hardwick's  Don't forget to send in the permission slip and $8 by Monday, May 22.  

Have a great week.  

Sun, May 07, 2017

Spelling: three sounds of 'ea'

Reading:   Continued review skills practice- real/fantasy, drawing conclusions, cause/effect, setting, claim/support, abc order, sequencing, main idea/details, classify/categorize

Math:    Multiplication and Division;  Mixed Review Rocket (-0-9) Practice/Thursday

English:  What are the different parts of speech?  Why is it important for us to know them?  What makes a great paragraph?  What does a good editor look for when editing?

Social Studies:     Memphis History

Things to Remember:

5.8.17  Field Day 8:30-11:30-  Wear red Field Day shirt, sunscreen, and tennis shoes.  Don't forget your sunscreen!

5.12.17 Sneak-a-Peek into 2nd Grade

5.17.17  Class Day for 1st Grade 8:30-9:30 in the Fellowship Hall (All parents and grandparents are welcome!)   Boys need to come to school in their costumes.  *Boys need to be able to sit, stand, and wiggle around in their costumes.

5.24.17  Last Day of School/Bowling Party 10-11:30 @ Billy Hardwick's

Page 1 of 14

1B Homework

  • Reading

    Read a “just right” book 5 out of 7 nights for 15 minutes and record on reading log.  Logs are due every Monday!

    Practice fluency sheet 4 out of 7 nights.  Fluency sheets are due every Monday!


    Monday- Complete spelling homework sheet. Return spelling homework Tuesday.

    Practice red words and spelling skills for the rest of the week.  

    Test on Friday!


    Practice math facts.


    Review Tuesday folder and return corrected work on Wednesday.

Presbyterian Day School
4025 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN • 901-842-4600 Contact Us



Weekly news from PDS

Building Better Boys

Visit Presbyterian Day School

Presbyterian Day School (PDS) is a private, Christian preschool and elementary school serving 600 boys from 2-years-old through 6th grade.

With our mission of striving to glorify God by developing boys in wisdom and stature and favor with God and man, we take a holistic approach to education, nurturing the heart, soul, mind, and body of each boy.