Roadrunner Weekly

"We're Going Places!" - October 7th - October 11th

Roadrunners in Action! Some of Mrs. Pellegrino's Kids at Her Hockey Game!

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Principal's Office

Hello, all!


Here is our Roadrunner Weekly for the week of October 7th through October 11th. We hope everyone has enjoyed this five-day weekend. It's been a busy, exciting start to the year, so we hope this breather has served us all well! Remember, next Monday, October 14th is also a "No School" day as our teachers have a district-wide training day.


As is the case here at First St., something fun and community building is always right around the corner! Next Friday, October 18th, our CHAMPS PTC group will be hosting our school-wide GLOW DANCE from 6:00-8:00 PM. More information can be found below. We hope you can make plans to join us!


Remember, i-Ready is an important skill builder that our kids can access at school and at home. Our teachers try to build in time during the school day for some practice, but we also encourage your child to continue using it at home also as the program recommends a minimum of 45 minutes per subject, per week to help build math and ELA skills.


Lastly, please check out our staff websites to keep current on homework and class events.


Have a great week!


Mr. Cubias

Shady Creek 5th Grade Parent Information Night - Wednesday, October 9th

Hello, 5th grade families! Our 5th grade trip to Shady Creek is coming up November 12th-15th. Come join us on Wednesday, October 9th, to learn more about our trip, ask questions, and discuss the various forms that have been sent home. Visit ShadyCreek.org to get an overview and click here to see copies of the parent forms.

FSS Glow Dance! Friday, October 18th

A message from our CHAMPS PTC:


"We're really excited about our upcoming GLOW DANCE, scheduled for Friday, October 18th from 6:00-8:00 PM on our FSS blacktop! We're pre-selling student tickets as flyers will go in teacher mailboxes boxes this Tuesday to go home with students (an attached ticket form can also be found below). The deadline for students to turn in their pre-sale flyer to teachers will be Oct 15. Students are $5 each. Parents and kids under 5 are free. Students can turn in their ticket at the dance to get fun LED glow items to wear! Of course, students can buy a ticket at the door, they'd just have to wait in line, so a pre-sale saves time.


We're bringing back the awesome DJ we had at the VIP dance last year! We'll have black-lights setup, so everyone should wear white or neon colors to GLOW! If you have blinking, light-up, or glow accessories, we encourage you to wear them!


For food, we'll sell cheese pizza by-the-slice, nachos, kettle corn, and bottled water. We may have Smoothie Patrol as well. If you crave something sweet, the 4th grade bake sale would cover that. :)


Please encourage parents/teachers to volunteer or send in raffle prize donation. Every little bit helps CHAMPS raise funds for more amazing events like this and allows us to fund so many projects on campus.


Want to volunteer??? Please send me a message (Lisa Chandra - lisac.fss.ptc@gmail.com). We're looking for help to setup tables in the MPR and prep the food tables, to help run the raffle and food tables, and of course to help clean up at the end. We'll start around 4:30 PM and we should be wrapped up before 9:00 PM."

CHAMPS Corner

C.H.A.M.P.S. (formerly known as PTC) stands for "Committed to Honoring and Motivating Parents and Students". Parents play a vital role in helping to fundraise, plan school functions, and guide the direction of our school. See the flyers attached below for more information, and please contact Lisa Chandra at lisac.fss.ptc@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Download Our First Street School App!

We have another way for you to stay connected with school events! You can now download our school App in iTunes or Google Play by typing First Street School in your "Search" window. The school App gives you access to all of our school info. It will also allow you to send absence information directly to our school office and receive "Push Notifications" of important school information. Download our school App now! Also, please contact us if you are interested in having scrolling advertising space on our App.

"Week at a Glance"

Monday, October 7th - No School


Tuesday, October 8th

  • Effie Yeaw Assembly, room 1, 9:00 Lucas/Whitworth; 10:30 Gonzales/Whitworth

  • Sight Word Busters Meeting - 1:30-3:30 Room 1

  • Early Engineers - 2:50-4:00 PM in rm. 13

  • NO Band


Wednesday, October 9th

  • Student Leadership Meeting - 7:30 AM-8:00 AM Room 11

  • Firefly Art - 2:50-4:00 in rm. 13

  • Band Practice - 3:00-4:15 PM in rm. 1

  • Shady Creek 5th Grade Parent Info Mtg. - 6:15-7:00 PM in the Multi


Thursday, October 10th

  • Family Night w/Sami's Circuit - 6:00-7:00 PM in the FSS Multi


Friday, October 11th - Sports Day Spirit Day

  • Roadrunner Store Open at Lunch

  • Roadrunner Ambassadors Mtg. - 2:40-4:00 PM in Rm.17

Save the Date

  • 10/16 - Lucas Effie Yeaw field trip 8:15-4:15
  • 10/16 - Chess Club Meeting 2:45 - 3:45 Room 18
  • 10/18 - CHAMPS Glow Dance
  • 10/21 - 25 Red Ribbon Week (dress up days all week)
  • 10/22 - All 2nd Grade to the LHS Farm
  • 10/24 - All Kindergarten to Bishop’s Pumpkin Patch 8:30-11:45
  • 10/25 - Gonzales/Whitworth Effie Yeaw field trip - 8:15-4:15
  • 10/25 - All 4th field trip to Sac State Tour/Planetarium 8:10-1:15
  • 10/30 - Chess Club Meeting 2:45 - 3:45 Room 18

Peachjar

Our school district has invested in a great new way to communicate with our families. Peachjar is a program that sends flyers out to families and also saves and organizes them on our school websites for future viewing. Click here to go to our First Street School Peachjar page.

PowerSchool Parent Portal

Please click here to view and update parent and student information.

"My School Bucks" Account

Click here to enroll and manage cafeteria accounts and balances.

Free and Reduced Priced Meal Application

Click here to found out eligibility criteria.

About us

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