First Grade News
April 11th - 15th
Mark Your Calendars
Tuesday, 4/12 Spring Creek Night for GES! (5:00-8:00pm)
Saturday, 4/16 Rachel's Challenge Rally (8:00am-noon at CHHS)
Monday, 4/18 WOW Garden Club (2:45-4:00pm)
Thursday, 4/21 PTA meeting/Diversity Night (6:30pm)
Friday 4/29 College Colors day and Kindergarten registration (just in case you have a sibling)
Saturday 4/30 GES Dad's club crawfish boil
Monday 5/9 - Wednesday 5/11 GES will be a closed campus for STAAR testing
Monday 5/9 WOW garden club
Thursday 5/12 Last day to complete the 100 book challenge
Friday 5/13 Charlie Brown performance
Monday 5/23 Career day and WOW garden club
Wednesday 5/25 1st Grade Success Ceremony (8:00 in the cafeteria)
Thursday 5/26 Field day
Friday 5/27 NO SCHOOL Bad weather make up day
Monday 5/30 No School Memorial Day holiday
Learning Topics for the Week
Reading/Language Arts: Students will use the clues the writer gives in a story to make pictures in their mind, students will write realistic fiction
Spelling Words - Long u words On Level: mule, cute, tune, tube, June, use, fuse, cube, by, trying, an best Challenge: pollute, consume, reduce, costume, volume
Science: Chicken life cycle
Social Studies: Who in our past exemplifies good citizenship
Please send your child's iPad fully charged everyday
GCISD Book Challenge Update
The deadline is quickly approaching to complete the reading challenge by May 12th!! Every student who completes this challenge will receive a certificate.
Career Day at GES
GES yearbook needs your pictures
We're learning about Oviparous animals (animals that hatch from eggs) please look at the egg cam if you have a minute. The potential hatch date is April 13th!!
To access the Egg Cam:
1. Go to the Grapevine Elementary homepage. http://www.gcisd-k12.org/Domain/1675
2. Click on the Departments and Programs tab and click on First Grade.
3. Click on the Egg Cam tab on the right side of the First Grade Page.
Click the button on the chick picture to view live.