Stremelstein's Classroom News

Mrs. Himelstein & Ms. Stremel- First Grade Room 202

June 13, 2016

This is the last "Stremelstein Classroom Newsletter" for the year. Thank you for all of your support throughout the year. Your partnership this year was truly appreciated! It has been a joy to see your scholars grow this year. They have all worked so hard and we are so proud of them as they must be of themselves. We hope you have a fun, playful, and restful summer vacation.


Thank you again for a wonderful year! Michele and Lynne


End Of Year Celebration is on Monday, June 20th from 1:35-3:00 - More information will be sent home this week regarding the celebration! Thank you Mrs. Murphy and Mrs. Blank!


Report Cards: Your child's report card will be sent home on the last day of school, Wednesday, June 22nd. Please keep an eye out for it.

Dates to Calendar

Character Trait for June is Empathy: We can show concern for others.


6/17 Flag Salute and Popsicle Friday

6/20 End of year Class Celebration

6/21 5th Grade Promotion (take note ...the parking lot will be congested!)

6/22 Last Day of School/ Minimum Day - There are no lunches on the 22nd. Dismissal is at 12:55 for grades 1-5 and 10:50 for TK and K.

Reading- Author Study : Mo Willems and Oliver Jeffers

  • Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
  • Describe characters, setting, and major events in a story, using key details.
  • Compare and Contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.


Academic Vocabulary: compare, contrast, alike, different, illustrations, character, setting, event, traits, identify, opinion, sequence, experience

Phonics Skills: REVIEW

  • inflectional endings (Ex: ing, ed, s)
  • plurals (es, ies)


Word Families: REVIEW

  • _es
  • _ies

Academic Vocabulary:

Math Vocabulary:

hour, half hour, o'clock, half, quarter, analog clock, digital, minute hand, hour hand, face (of clock), ante meridian, post meridian

Math-Addition & Subtraction

Clocks - This week the student will be working on time to the hour and half hour.

Classroom, SEES & PTO Websites

Helpful Educational Links