The Gasper Gazette

Mr. Gasper's First Grade Class - Schofield Elementary

September 21-25, 2020

Classroom News...

Dear Team Gasper Families,

I hope you had a wonderful weekend. We have a great week of learning, leading and fun ahead.

Below is a lot of information. Please read through it carefully and let me know if you have any questions or concerns.

Please know I will work very hard to support your child this school year. I believe we can work together to make this a great year for your first grader. If you have any questions or concerns throughout the year please don't hesitate to contact me.

Have a great week!

-Mr. Gasper

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Classroom Wish List...

Our classroom is in need of a few items. If you are able to help out, I would greatly appreciate the support.

-Disinfecting Wipes

-Paper Towels

SeeSaw Website...

Our class will utilize the SeeSaw Website this year for projects and communication. Each student has successfully connected to SeeSaw and brought home a letter explaining how parents can connect to their SeeSaw Journal.

Snack Schedule for This Week...

Monday - Skylee

Tuesday - Moriyah

Wednesday - Laney

Thursday - Faith

Friday - Claire

*The link to the monthly Snack Schedule is at the bottom of this newsletter. Please remember we have 17 students in our class.*

Important Dates...

October 2nd: No School (School Improvement Day for Teachers)

October 23rd: End of First Quarter

October 30th: No School (Fall Break)

Box Tops for Education...

Our school collects Box Tops year round. If you have Box Tops at home please send them in at any time. Box Tops can be found on hundreds of product packages. Our school earn 10 cents for every Box Top, which adds up quickly!


Monday - Computers

Tuesday - Art

Wednesday - Music

Thursday - PE

Friday - Library

School Improvement Plan...

It is Schofield Elementary's goal to make sure more than 80% of students are proficient with Missouri Learning Standards for literacy and numeracy. Please read below to see what we are doing this week to meet this goal.


This week during Reading Workshop we will begin our unit on Fiction and Non-Fiction texts.


This week during Writing Workshop we will finish our unit on foundations of first grade writing.

Word Work:

This week during Word Work we will be working to identify the features of each letter.


This week during Math Workshop we will continue our unit on Partners of 10.

Science/Social Studies:

This week during Social Studies we will finish our unit on Citizenship with identifying rules and laws.

Standards Based Grading

At Schofield Elementary, we use Standards Based Grading to monitor each student's understanding of the Missouri Learning Standards. Follow the link above to learn more about Standards Based Grading in RepMo.

Team Gasper Celebrations...

Our Class Tiger Paw Goal: 40 of 50 Tiger Paws.

Counselor Corner...

During our next visit from Ms. Pietruszynski, students will learn about a variety of topics! Lessons will focus on recognizing basic feelings, how things we do make others feel, and how to be a good friend. As always, feel free to contact Ms. Pietruszynski with any questions/concerns you might have regarding your child. or 732-3610.
W.I.N. Time @ Home

Here are some helpful videos of activities to try at home to help your student be successful.

September Snack Schedule

Please send enough snacks for 17 students. Thank you!