1st Grade Newsletter

Week of May 23rd, 2016

Important Dates and Reminders

End of Year Celebration has been postponed to next Thursday (6/2) due to rain in the forecast. See notes below for more information!

5/25-6/8-BOGO Book Fair

  • Shopping hours during school hours May 25th-June 2nd, then 10am-12pm June 6-8

5/27 and 5/30 No School Memorial Day and Bad Weather Day

5/31-10:00 am Awards Assembly

5/31-Book Fair Family Late Night 5-7pm

6/1 Talent Show time 8-11am

6/1 Students will not need to bring lunch. First grade will provide a pizza lunch.

6/1 and 6/2-EARLY RELEASE 1:00.

6/2 Bring a sack lunch-cafeteria will not be serving meals.

6/2 End of Year Celebration, Water Day-Students who have exhibited our EXPLORER character traits will be attending the end of year celebration. *See note in folders for more information.

  • May wear swimsuit under clothes
  • Apply sunblock and bring extra
  • Bring a towel, water, and a change of clothes

Here is a link to the latest JKB Parent Newsletter: https://www.smore.com/t8kuu

What is going on this week


  • understanding characters
  • summarizing

  • Writing
  • Stretching and Writing Words
  • Letter Formation
  • Word Spacing
  • adjectives
  • homographs

  • Review

Science/Social Studies:

  • Review

Students of the Week:

There will be no more students of the week this year. Congratulations to all of the kids who had the honor of being student of the week this year!

Sight Words to Study