First Grade Footnotes

Florence Elementary, Week 6, Sept. 28, 2015

Dear Parents

Parent Conferences begin this week! Please check your calendar for your scheduled conference time. We look forward to celebrating your child with you!

Red Ribbon Schedule:

  • FRIDAY 10/2 - “Follow Your Dreams – Don’t Do Drugs!” – Pajama Day!
  • FRIDAY 10/9“Team Up Against Drugs and Bullying!” Wear Your Favorite team T-Shirt, Jersey or Sweatshirt (It’s Also Keller High Homecoming, so Indians gear would be great!)
  • FRIDAY 10/16 “Join the Fight Against Drugs!” – Dress in Camo!
  • FRIDAY 10/23 “I’m Not Crazy – I Make Healthy Choices!” – Crazy Hair Day!!

Parent Education:

THURSDAY OCTOBER 22rd 9:00-10:00

Presentation for parents by Marcene

Weatherall, Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Prevention Coordinator for KISD.

Informative presentation that gives parents tools to

address issues and concerns with

their children making healthy/wise choices.

Areas of Concentration

  • Retell story events in order
  • Spell and read 20 sight words from this 6 weeks
  • Revision/Verbs
  • Subtraction
  • Matter
  • Authority Figures

Theme of the Week: Subtraction

Dates to Remember

  • Sept 21-Oct. 9—Conferences
  • Oct. 2—Early Release, end of first 6 weeks; Red Ribbon—PJ day
  • Oct. 5-KHS Homecoming parade
  • Oct. 10—Fall Carnival
  • Oct. 12—Student Holiday

**Please remember to send your child to school in athletic shoes

Character Quality for September: Responsibility


  • Please check your child’s folder each day for valuable work and information.
  • Water bottles are allowed.
  • Lunch prices: $2.65 for students and $3.40 for adults.






  • Reading - Please read daily with your child for at least 15 mins.
  • Math - Go to and play some math games. Do simple subtraction problems with your child using objects around the house.

The kids loved listening and learning from award-winning author Patricia Polacco!

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