Underwood Elementary 2016-2017

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

This week in First Grade...

Hello 1st grade families! We have had quite the busy week here at school! This week we had fire safety and also we were able to attend the MAP assembly to support the 3rd through 6th graders. We learned about -ight words and final -y words, fractions, introduction to plants, non-fiction text features, determine importance while reading and synonyms. We hope that you all enjoy the nice long Easter weekend!


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Friday 4/14: NO SCHOOL TODAY

Monday 4/17: Day 2. Mrs. Riviere's class library check out

Tuesday 4/18: Day 3.

Wednesday 4/19: Day 1. Mrs. Whipple's class library check out

Thursday 4/20: Day 2

Friday 4/21: Day 3. Mrs. Harris library check out.

**Daily folder and planner need to come back to school DAILY!**

Harris' Class---Day 1=Art Day 2=Music Day 3=P.E.

Riviere's Class---Day 1=Music Day 2=P.E. Day 3=Art

Whipple's Class---Day 1=P.E. Day 2=Art Day 3=Music


Check out next weeks curriculum:

Spelling: -oi and -oy words

Reading: Determine Importance and Conventions

Grammar: Synonyms/antonyms

Writing: Informative writings

Math: Fractions

Social Studies:Plants and life cycles

Character Trait of the Month: Perserverance


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--Working with Google docs

--Continuing to use istation and other district programs

--Introducing and working with Schoology

--Google Classroom

--Please make sure your child is bringing a CHARGED Chromebook to school EVERYDAY!


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Young Author Award Winners!!

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--Jump Rope for Heart is well under way and will continue through April 13th. Packets went home the Friday before Spring Break!

--There will be No School on Friday, April 14th due to the Easter weekend.

--Mark your calendars! Friday, April 21st will be Paradise Park Night for UWE. It will be from 5:00-8:00pm. Be on the lookout for coupons/deals to come home soon.

--The UWE Art Fair and Choir performance will be on Monday, April 24th starting at 5:00pm. More info to come!

-- On May 9th, we will be walking to Campbell middle school to participate in Ecology day. A permission slip will be coming home here soon. No parent volunteers will be needed for this field trip.

--May 19th is career day at Underwood! Mrs. VanNess is in need of presenters. A paper was sent home this week for you to volunteer your time to come speak with the children. We greatly appreciate any and all volunteers that we can have! Thanks!

--Due to our "no school day" on Tuesday, the last day of school will now be May 22nd. This will be an Early Release day!

Future dates to mark on the calendar:

- April 14th, 2017: NO SCHOOL- GOOD FRIDAY

- April 24th, 2017: Art Fair and Honors Choir Concert: 5:00pm

- May 5th, 2017: Spirit Assembly, 9:30am

- May 9th, 2017: Ecology Day

- May 12th, 2017: Field Day

- May 17th, 2017: Chromebooks and CHARGERS DUE! 4th quarter incentive day

- May 19th, 2017: Career Day and campout with books(more info to follow at a later date)

-May 22nd, 2017: Projected last day of school