First Grade Newsletter

Amon Carter Museum Field Trip

When: February 11th

Where: Amon Carter Museum & Trinity Park

What to Bring: Sack lunch & Wear Field Trip Shirt

Valentines Party

When: Thursday February 14th

Time: 2:00 - 3:00

Where: Homeroom Classroom

What to Bring: See Sign- Up Genius for food & Valentine Box

Sign- Up for Ice Cream Sundaes (For entire grade level)

Volunteers: Each classroom will need 2 parents per class to help serve the food.

Father Daughter Dance

Girls from Pre- k through 6th grade are cordially invited to a magical evening of dancing and fun.

When: Friday, February 15th

Where: Elementary School Gym & Cafeteria

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Cost: $5 per person

Girls may be escorted by Dad, Grandpa, Uncle, or any other special adult.

Six Flags Read to Succeed

Students will need to turn their log sheet in by February 25th.


We will be using iPads and Chromebooks all year. We are asking each student to bring their own pair of headphones. Feel free to put your child's name on their headphones (with the cord). If you have questions, please contact your child's homeroom teacher.

Fly Friday & Hat Day

Fly Friday- Fly Friday takes place every Friday morning. If students arrive before 7:40 they will need to go to the gym. Students who arrive after 7:40 will go straight to the Gym for Fly Friday. All students will attend Fly Friday.

Hat Day

For $1, your child is allowed to wear a ball cap (not a crazy hat). The money raised will go towards technology for our campus

Character Trait Wednesday

Wear RED on Wednesday!

Every 6 weeks we will talk about a different character trait. This 6 weeks our character trait is CARING.

Students that wear the color RED on Wednesday's will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a prize from the office!

The color will change every 6 weeks.

Upcoming Events...

Jan. 31st- 100th Day

Feb. 6th- Class Rep Pictures

Feb. 8th- STEAM Carnival (During school hours)

Feb. 11th-14th Random Acts of Kindness

Feb. 11th - Amon Carter Museum (Student only field trip)

Feb. 14th- Valentine Party 2:00-3:00

Feb. 15th- Father Daughter Dance

Feb. 18th- Comp Day

Feb 25th- Read to Succeed Logs Due

Mar. 8th- Career Day

This Week in First Grade...


Math: Problem Solving Model Addition

Reading: Readers Keep Track of Who's Talking as They Read

Writing: Writers do Research, Like Finding Images or Photos, to help them say more.

Phonics: Welded sounds with suffix- s....Word of the Day- Fangs

Science/ Social Studies: Forces & Energy


Math: Problem Solving Model Subtraction

Reading: Readers Don't Just Read Words. They Understand Words

Writing: Editing "On the Go"

Phonics: Trick words- very, too, also

Science/ Social Studies: Forces & Energy


Math: Subtract to Compare

Reading: Readers Don't Just Read Words, They Understand Words

Writing: Using Craft Moves Learned in Small Moments

Phonics: Word of the day- things... Trick Words- some & come

Science/ Social Studies: Forces & Energy


Math: Problem Solving Add or Subtract

Reading: Readers Investigate Ways to Make their Reading Sound Great

Writing: Editing Step by Step

Phonics: Unit 7 Assessment

Science/ Social Studies: Forces & Energy


Math: Review Math Concepts

Reading: Review skills from the week

Writing: Celebrate our Teaching Books

Phonics: Review concepts

Science/ Social Studies: Forces & Energy