Fabulous First Grade Flyer
Week of March 23rd-27th, Issue 27
Spring has Sprung!!
A note from our administration
We hope you had a wonderful spring break! It has been a great year so far, but the Nichols staff is always striving to improve to best meet the needs of our students. As part of our continuous improvement process we need some feedback from you. Below is a link to our 2014 – 2015 parent survey. We encourage you to click on the link and complete the survey. The data obtained will be a part of our yearly Comprehensive Needs Analysis. We appreciate your participation in the survey and hope you have a great week!
http://goo.gl/6zhnWM Survey open from March 16th thru March 27th.
April 14th First Grade PTA Performance
We will be performing at the Healthapalooza PTA meeting on
Tuesday, April 14. Students need to arrive at 6:15 to line up in riser order. We will meet in the first grade pod. Students will need to wear work out clothes.
The songs for "Healthy Habits" Musical can be found HERE
There is also a pdf with the lyrics if you would like to help your child practice.
Visitors on March 30th and 31st
Thank you for your support
Author, Janet Tashjian, is coming to Nichols Elementary!
She will be here Thursday morning, April 16th, to present a program to the students. You can pre-order an autographed copy of one of her 7 books. Flyers included in last week’s Thursday folder.
They are due by Tuesday, March 24th. If your child needs another copy, they may go by the Nichols library to pick one up.
For information regarding volunteering, schedules, contact information and much much more check out our First Grade Website.
Karate Belt Math
We have been working on using various strategies to solve addition and subtraction math facts. The red belt flash cards are addition and subtraction facts using numbers up to 18. Below you will find the Red Belt cards so you can practice at home.
I hope you enjoy helping your student prepare for this at home. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.
Cluster 4 Problem Solving- Homework Option
Cluster 4 Problem Solving
Use this link to access istation using the username and password sent home with your child.
March 27th- Good Morning Nichols
March 27th- 3rd Nine Weeks Ends
March 30th- Happy Birthday Mrs. Sheahan and Mrs. Pitts!!!
March 30th- NO VISITORS DUE TO STAAR TESTING
March 31st- NO VISITORS DUE TO STAAR TESTING
April 2nd- Class Picture Day
April 7th- Sci- Tech Discovery Field Trip
April 8th- Urban Air Spirit Night
April 14th- PTA Meeting
April 17th- Good Morning Nichols
April 19-22- NO VISITORS DUE TO STAAR TESTING
April 24th- Volunteer Breakfast
April 27th- No school
Math: Solving and generating word problems
Writing: Non-fiction writing (All About Books)
Reading/Social Studies: Practicing and Understanding what Readers Workshop should look like and sound like
Spelling: Review Week click here for the list of words
Science: Physical Properties Used to Compare and Sort Soil