Roadrunner Weekly

"We're Going Places!" - May 6th - May 10th

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Principal's Office

Hello, all!

Here is our Roadrunner Weekly for the week of May 6th through May 10th. State testing for 3rd-5th graders this continues through Friday, May 10th. Please be sure your kids get plenty of sleep and eat a good breakfast. Our students have worked hard this year, and we want their scores to reflect that effort and energy!

Also, we are still fundraising for our play structure. We are working on a grant through Miracle Play Systems that could save us thousands of dollars. We will revise the Donor's Choose page with the new amount when it's confirmed, so stay tuned! In the meantime, you can still contribute to the existing page and the funds will transfer over.

Lastly, continue to visit our teacher websites regularly to keep current on homework assignments, weekly projects, and events. Also, i-Ready is an important at home skill-building tool, so please encourage your child to continue using it for 45 minutes or more per subject, per week to stay sharp on their math and ELA skills.

Have a great week!

Mr. Cubias

Congratulations to Mrs. Jones! This Year's First St. "Teacher Who Makes a Difference"!

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Parent Input Form

It's getting to be that time of year where we begin creating our classes for the 2019-20 school year. While we don't take specific teacher requests, we do want to give parents/guardians a chance to have some input into the learning environment that might best help your child succeed. If you choose to complete the form, please turn it into your child's teacher or the office by May 17th.

Roadrunners in Action - Post-Testing 3rd Grade Rest Break!

State Testing for 3rd-5th Graders Concludes Friday!

Each year, students in grades three through eight and high school participate in the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP).

This year, your child will take the following test(s), depending on their grade level:

· Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments for English language arts/literacy and mathematics in grades three through eight and grade eleven

· California Science Test (CAST) in grades five and eight and once in high school

The Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments and the CAST are online tests that measure what your student knows and is able to do. The tests include many different types of questions that allow students to interact with the test questions. Results help identify gaps in knowledge or skills early on so your child can get the support needed to be successful in school.

SBAC Testing window 4/30/2019 – 5/10/2019

* Please review the attached flyer for more information.

Visit Our Play Structure Donor's Choose Page

As you all know, First St. School is an older, Title I school in need of some upgrading. The district and community have been raising money through local bonds to fund the updating of our Lincoln High School and Glen Edwards Middle School, as well as the construction of a new elementary school and high school. Needless to say, there are little to no district funds available for projects at First St. The district will be supporting us by helping with the labor to tear down the old structure and put up the new one which saves us about $7,000. As a school, we have been raising money through our PTC and other school events, but we are still short by about half. The closer we can get to the whole $25,000, the more PTC and site funds that we will have available for other student and school program needs. Anything you can do to help would be greatly appreciated! Click here to be taken to our Donor's Choose funding page.

City Waterline Distribution Rehabilitation Project

Dear Parents,

Construction of the new underground water main around the perimeter of First Street Elementary and Glen Edwards Middle School began on Wednesday March 20th, 2019 and will continue through June 2019. Traffic controls have been implemented around the work zone for the safety of residents and the workers. In an effort to maintain the safety of the community, we are requesting parents talk to their children about the ongoing construction and urge them to remain on the sidewalks at all times, and only cross the street at designated crosswalks.

Due to the nature of the work being performed, large and heavy equipment is being utilized for the construction of the new water main. Large trucks and materials are also being staged within the work area. The contractor is required to maintain an accessible pathway around the work zone, and will make every effort to protect the work area and prevent children from entering the work area. It is crucial to have parents support to ensure the children are educated and are respectful of the construction activities, so as not to endanger themselves or others. The work area is not a playground and serious injuries could result from entering the work zone without authorization.

Thank you again for your understanding and please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions, comments, or concerns. anyone have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.

Andrew Kellen Email:

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"Week at a Glance"


Monday, May 6th - Regularly Scheduled 1:40 Early Release Day

  • State Testing Continues for 3rd-5th Graders

  • FSS Choir - 1:50-3:00 in rm.7

  • Destiny Church After School Club - 1:45-3:15 in rm.13

Tuesday, May 7th

  • State Testing Continues for 3rd-5th Graders

  • Dream Enrichment “Early Engineers” Class - 2:50-4:00 PM in rm. 13

Wednesday, May 8th

  • State Testing Continues for 3rd-5th Graders

  • Chess Club Tournament Round #3 - 2:45-3:45 in Rm. 18

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

Thursday, May 9th

  • State Testing Continues for 3rd-5th Graders

  • PTC Board Mtg. 3:00-4:00 in the Staff Room

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

Friday, May 10th - Spirit Day

  • State Testing Concludes for 3rd-5th Graders

  • Book Fair Begins - Room 1

  • FSS Media/Tech Club Mtg. - 2:40-4:00 in Rm. 15

Save the Date

  • 5/14 - PTC Parent Mtg. - 6:15 in the Staff Room

  • 5/16 - Open House - 5:30-7:30 PM (1st grade concert 5:30-600; Classroom Visits 6:00-7:00; and 3rd Grade, Mrs. Morebeck, and Choir performance at 7:00.) Food trucks will also be present, so please join us for dinner as well!


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. Click on this link to read over our informational flyer, and please contact Lisa Chandra at if you have any questions.

Download Our First Street School App!

We have some exciting news! 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 Elementary 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.

What's Happening at the Lincoln Library!


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

Please feel free to contact us with any questions, comments, or concerns you might have, and follow us on social media! You can also download our school App in iTunes or Google Play by typing First Street Elementary in your "Search" window.