First Grade Forest

Ms. Briggs' Class

Report cards this week. Field Trip to Johnston Farm next Friday: more news to come.


Please help provide snacks that almost all students eat every day. You can bring non-perishable snacks before your time.

Friday April 8, 2016- Mary Thomas Aldridge

Monday April 11, 2016- Emma Arnold

Tuesday 12th- Niiviah Barton

Wednesday 13th- Dejahnai Brown

Thursday 14th- Silas Constant-Morris

Friday 15th- Ja’Ryn Darity

Monday 18th- Tremayne Durant

Tuesday 19th- Brenton Emory

Wednesday 20th- William Garvin

Thursday 21st- Rose Hynes

Friday 22nd - Conner Johnston

Monday 25th- Norah Jones

Tuesday 26th – Katelyn Kledis

Wednesday 27th- Lainey Knechtel

Thursday 28th- Kiley Lee

Friday 29th- Riley Mansell

Monday 2nd- Razzio Miles

Tuesday 3rd- Jyniah Pinkston

Wednesday 4th- Orion Reeves

Thursday 5th- Bennett Schoenauer

Friday 6th- Ziggy Talamahan

Monday 9th- India Vrable

Upcoming Events

What's Happening

Friday, March 8th- Report cards go home

Thurs., Apr. 14th - Thursday folders - Briggs' class (1st)

Friday April 15th- Field Trip to Johnston Farm
Sat., Apr. 16th: 5:30 pm ACS Foundation fundraiser Celebration of Champions - get tickets here!
Mon., Apr. 18th: Last Day of Spring After School Arts
Mon., Apr. 18th: Individual and Group Picture Day

Thurs., Apr. 28th: Family Voices/Community Outreach - Grant Center, 5:30-7:00pm
Fri., April 29: Claxton Play: The Nifty Fifties 6:00 pm
Sat., April 30: Claxton Play: The Nifty Fifties 6:00 pm
Sun., May 1st: Claxton Play: The Nifty Fifties 1:30 am

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After Spring Break- New WNC unit

One of the standards in Social Studies is to explore how the local community has changed over time. We will learn about the "Applachain Culture" and other local changes in our community over time. If you would like to share or know someone who could share with us in the next month please give me an email at We are looking for stories, music, artistic talent, farming, historical artifacts and local legends related to the asheville/ buncombe/ Western NC.

Quick overview of what are we learning

Fundations: We have started unit 11! In unit 11 we finally get to learn about the vowel-constant-e syllable rule. We learn how the e at the end of the word changes the vowel sound. Unit 11 is a 3 week unit. Please complete the homework for each week.

Writing: We are focusing hard on writing this month because the written response assessment is coming up in the first week of May. We are working on fiction and non-fiction writing.

Daily 5: We are learning about fables, folk tales and fairy tales. We are also working extremely hard and well independently this week in our Daily 5 choices.

Math: Our new unit is Place Value. We will begin this unit with 1s and 10s place.

Social Studies: Appalachian Culture/ Historic Asheville Unit

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WE need snacks !!!

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