Fabulous First Grade

Where our students come to learn and grow!

First grade happenings...

Valentine boxes! (or bags)

Please help your child decorate a box or bag to bring to school along with their valentine cards for their friends. Mrs. Colon has 19 students. Mrs. Galloway has 22 students. Mrs. Scarborough has 21 students.


Middle of Year Assessments- We will be completing middle of the year assessments in the next couple of weeks in reading and math.


First Grade Performance- Our first grade performance will be February 16th! It is Under the Sea themed! Can't wait!


Field Trip- Our field trip will be April 6, 2023. We will be going to the Dallas Arboretum. More information will come home when it gets closer. We love for parents to come and have fun with us for the day. If you are interested it going, please make sure you have completed a background check in the front office. Check below on how to pay.


Please make sure your child is bringing their black book bag to school daily.

Curriculum Corner:

Reading: We will be working on our comprehension and fluency. Please read nightly with your child at night.

Writing: We will be writing reviews and opinions about items.

Math: We will going into larger numbers working with place value.

Science: We will observe, compare, compare, describe, and sort components of soil by size, texture, and color and identify how rocks are used to make products.

Social Studies: We will identify and describe the roles of public officials in the community.

Happy Birthday!!!

January

1 Elise

9 Mrs. Wineberger

12 Pepper

19 Genesis

23 Greyson

29 Sofia

30 Keller

31 Carsyn

Upcoming Events

February 8- 100th day of school! Wear 100 of something!

February 9- 101st day of school! Wear 101 dots to celebrate (think 101 Dalmatians)

February 13-16 Kindness week!!

February 13- Round up kindness- Western Wear!

February 14- Kindness is in our hearts- Wear Hearts!

February 15- Kindness rocks- Wear your favorite band shirt!

February 16- Dream of Kindness- Wear STUCO kindness shirt or pajamas!

February 16- First Grade Program- Under the Sea

February 16- Spirit Night at Culver's- Come support Dobbs and eat with some friends!

February 17- Bad Weather Day

February 20- Presidents' Day- Staff development

February 27-March 3- Book Fair & Read Across America Week

March 3- Early Release

March 6-10 Spring Break

March 13- Student holiday/staff development

April 6- Field Trip to the Dallas Arboretum

April 7- Holiday

April 10-Bad Weather Day

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Charitable Giving

Ms. Westbrook was invited to come share with first grade about her non-profit that she runs to finish up our financial literacy unit. Project Elle does amazing things! Your student brought home a packet about it as well. If you would like to learn more about it check out the link.


https://projectelle.org/

FIELD TRIP!!

We will be going on our field trip to the Dallas Arboretum on April 6th. The cost is $9 for your student and you can pay that online through the following link. If you would like to join us as a chaperone, you can pay at the front gate of the Arboretum when you arrive, but you MUST fill out a background check in order to join us. Your teacher can send one home if you request one or you may pick one up in the office.



In order to pay will need to click on the direct link below, either log in or create an account, add student (child's id # in two sections..."student ID & PIN).



https://rockwall-isd.revtrak.net/fee-management/

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Rockwall ISD birthday treat procedure

Check out the link below for the district's treat procedure.


https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ggmQZr91mud3Z0deTHsVbjFRl4R1c0av/view

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Specials Rotation

Please have your child wear closed toe shoes/tennis shoes on PE days. Here is a schedule of their specials rotation.
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First Grade Teachers

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