First Grade News!

Morning Announcements!

In the month of April, First grade is responsible for morning announcements. Students will be selected to read different parts of the message in the morning. Your child will bring home a script the night before so you can practice. Please practice with them a couple of times, so they feel confident. Students need to be to school on time on that day because announcements happen right at 8:10.

Prairie Ecology Bus

In April, all first grade classes will get to experience the Prairie Ecology Bus. The Prairie Ecology Bus is a state of the art school, mobile scientific laboratory and classroom designed to educate children and adults about the environmental and natural sciences. The bus will pick up the students from school and take them to Rasmussen Woods. Under the guidance of the educators, students will explore and learn about the nature around them. Students will need to dress for the weather, as we go in almost all types of weather. More information about each class will come home as soon as it gets closer.

Ms. Hayes' class will go on April 16th.

Mrs. Yungerberg's class will go on April 17th.

Mrs. Hoffmann's class will go on April 23rd.

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Snow Day Makeups!

Due to the number of weather closures so far this winter we have decided to have the following calendar adjustments. Regularly scheduled late starts on March 12, April 9, and May 14 will become full school days and April 22 will change from a non-school day to a full day for all students.

What Have We Been Working On?

Reading Skills:

- I can compare and contrast items within a text.

Math Skills:

- I can identify and describe fractions.

Please Collect Pringles Cans!

Later this year, first graders will start their own number scrolls. Scrolls are kept in Pringles cans in the student's desks. Please send in any Pringles cans that you have to your child's teacher.

Reading Bookmarks

Make sure you are reading and recording your minutes each night on your student's bookmark. Students will get to earn different prizes when the bookmarks are brought back each month.

What Specials Does my Child Have on Each Day?

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