Fabulous First Grade Flyer

Week of September 14th - 18th , Issue 3

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Patriot Day Celebration

Monday Word Sorts

On Mondays your child will bring home a word sort. This will need to be completed at home. On Friday your child will be assessed on the word families listed on the sort, along with the sight words found at the top of their word sort sheet. Please help your child study these words and other words that follow that same pattern throughout this week. The word sort does not need to be turned in, it is a resource for you to use at home.

First Grade Volunteers

First grade is in need of a few volunteers for a big project on Wednesday September 16th. If you are available to help you can come up on Wednesday and check the first grade copy folder in the office for directions. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR HELP!!!

Calling ALL DOGS (Dads of Great Students)

We are hosting a Donuts with Dad breakfast September 15, 7:00-8:00 am. Bring the kids early for a donut and juice. We will send the students to class and discuss volunteer opportunities for our Watch D.O.G.S. THE CALENDAR will be up and ready for you to reserve a spot.

Destination Imagination

If your child likes mind-bending puzzles, performing skits and/or building things, he or she has the opportunity to participate in Destination Imagination, a unique extra-curricular program for Prosper ISD students. In DI, student teams solve open-ended challenges and present their solutions at a regional tournament. Teams that perform well may advance to state and global tournaments. Students learn to think on their feet, work together and devise original solutions that satisfy the requirements of the challenges. To learn more about forming a DI team, please plan to attend our Destination Imagination Information Meeting on Thursday, September 17 at 7:15 pm at Cockrell Elementary in the cafeteria. For additional information about DI, please visit www.idodi.org. We need parent volunteers to help bring this program to Prosper ISD for our students. If you are interested, please plan on attending the meeting on September 17.

Birthdays

You may order goody bags to celebrate your child's birthday. You can purchase one for each child to be delivered to your child’s classroom on their birthday!! It’s a fun way to celebrate without worrying about sweets and food allergies.

BIRTHDAY BAG FORM

If you would like to order birthday snacks for your childs birthday please see the attached form.

BIRTHDAY BASKET ORDER FORM

Thursday Folders

Click HERE to acess Thursday Folder information.

PTO

Click HERE to join our fabulous PTO!

PTO Membership Contest runs from Monday 8/31 – Tuesday 9/15.




  • Whoever joins PTO is entered into a raffle to win Prosper spirit gear or gift certificates to local restaurants (like Ernesto’s, Palio’s, JC’s Burgers, etc).
  • The class with the most membership will win a popcorn and movie party

Thank you for your support

Don't forget to like them on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/folsompto/

We've Got Spirit YES We Do

On Fridays we would love to see your Prosper spirit!! Please send your child in any Prosper spirit wear or a green shirt. The class with the most school spirit will receive a really cool spirit stick to keep in their classroom for the entire week!!!

Reminders

- We have library every Tuesday, please be sure your child brings their library book back to school on Tuesdays. (Mrs. Fedorczyk's class goes on Mondays)

-Students have PE everyday. Please be sure your child wears tennis shoes or brings them in their backpack.

-Please remember to check your child's folder everyday and initial.

-If your child is a walker please make sure to have a rainy day dismissal plan. Please talk to your child about the plan and let your child's teacher know.

Friday Ice Cream

On Fridays students can purchase ice cream for $1. You can send money with your child or put money on their school bucks account.

Volunteers Needed

First grade is in need of a few volunteers that are available on Wednesdays to help copy and prepare different materials. Please use the following link to sign-up if you are interested in volunteering.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4ca9ab22a7fa7-copy


Thank you for your help!

Cafeteria Information

  • Breakfast opens at 7:15 am for students at all grade levels: $1.15
  • Lunch: $2.40 Meals include up to 5 items: 1 entree, up to 3 sides and a milk
  • A la cart items are additional cost and displayed in the lunch line. Please visit myschoolbuckswebsite to block a la cart items that fit your family choices.
  • Friday we sell ice cream for 1st-4th graders for $1 each. You may also block ice cream onmyschoolbucks

Dismissal Changes

If your child will not be going home according to what is listed on their Student Dismissal form, please notify the main office directly either by email pkfields@prosper-isd.net or by calling before 2:15 pm. It is helpful to provide us plenty of lead time, especially at the beginning of the year so that teachers can prepare your child for their departure.

Mark Your Calendars

September 14th-25th- MAP Math Testing

September 15th- WatchDOG Breakfast 7:00-8:00

September 17th- Coffee Chat with the Principal-Community Room 7:45 am

September 22nd- Fierce Folsom Fun Run Kickoff Pep Rally at 1:00 in the Gym

September 24th- WatchDOG Kickoff

September 25th- Folsom Friday LIVE

October 1st- Fierce Folsom Fun Run

Folsom Website

School wide information

Curriculum News

Math: Comparing numbers & representing numbers in multiple ways(0-30), problem solving
Writers Workshop: words contain a message
Readers Workshop: reading partnership expectations
Word Work: short i (-ip, -ig, ill) sight words-will, he, on, by

Grammar: capitalizing the first letter in a sentence and ending punctuation (.)

Social Studies: understanding patriotism and patriotic holidays, symbols & meanings
Science: properties of matter using 5 senses

Secret Word

If you have made it this far we THANK YOU for reading the whole newsletter. Please tell your child to whisper the password "EAGLES" in their teachers ear on Tuesday. The password earns them a Fierce Eagle Ticket or Treasure Box. Thank you for your continuous support!!