Fabulous First Grade Flyer

Week of May 4th- May 8th, Issue 33

James Wand PTA Program

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Frisco Racoon Football Camp

If you would like to participate in the Frisco Raccoon football Camp this summer please see the below link.

Racoon Football Camp

Open House

Open House will be May 7th from 6:00 to 7:00

We have integrated technology into one of our projects this year!

· In order to view your child's technology project during Open House, you will need to bring a smart device (phone, ipad, etc.) with a QR code reader on it. You can download a QR code reader from the app store on your device for free.


Nichols carnival will take place on Friday, May 15 from 5:30 to 8 pm. There will be DJ, Slide, Obstacle Course and Rock Wall, Photo Booth, Games, Food (for purchase), the Silent Auction, and much more! Ticket sale forms will be available in order to purchase your carnival tickets; presale dates will be offered in May. The PTA needs volunteers to help at the carnival; opportunities to sign up to volunteer are available. Please contact Dorothy Holt at familyfun@mynicholspta.org for more information.

Spring Carnival--Help Needed

It’s that time of year again when we are in need of volunteers for our spring carnival and who better to ask than our famous WatchD.O.G.S dads?

We are searching for about 12 dads to help run the inflatables at our Nichols Carnival on

May 15th. If you are interested, please visit the following link to sign up:


If you have any questions, please email Camie Wallace at: camie@thewallacehome.com.

Thank you!


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First Grade Website

For information regarding volunteering, schedules, contact information and much much more check out our First Grade Website.

Nichols WatchDOGS

Attention DADS! Have you signed up for WatchD.O.G.S. duty recently?

Click Here to sign up for a day! We hope to see you soon!

*Don't forget to complete your background check: Click Here

*Don't forget to order your official t-shirt: Click Here

Karate Belt Math

Starting this week we will start offering testing for Black belt. It is the last belt and it is ALL of the flash cards combined. I have reattached them just in case you need them.

I hope you enjoy helping your student prepare for this at home. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.






Cluster 4 Problem Solving- Homework Option

See the link below for the types of problems we are solving in the classroom. Feel free to print them and work on them with your child.
Cluster 4 Problem Solving

Use the login your child's teacher sent home to work on their math skills.

Important Dates

May 5th-9th Teacher Appreciation Week

May 6th- Nurse and Secretaries Appreciation Day

May 6th- Walk to School Day

May 7th- Open House (6:00-7:00)

May 15th- Good Morning Nichols

May 15th- Nichols Carnival

May 22nd- Field Day

May 25th- No School/ Memorial Day

Nichols Website

School wide information

Curriculum News

Math: Missing addends and Graphing review

Writing: Poetry

Reading/Social Studies: Texas Symbols

Spelling: car, star, jar, bed, sled, fed, did, but, about, out **ajar **fled

Grammar: Review (Compound Words, Contractions, ABC Order, Complete Sentences)

Science: Life Cycle of a Chick


Use this link to access istation using the username and password sent home with your child.