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Week of January 25th - January 29th, Issue 19

Fantastic First Graders

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Emily Saur, Kayleigh Kidd, Addison Grabowski, Hudson Works, Ayvian Reyes, Tristan Cuevas, and Nash Belle-Isle

Fierce Eagle of the Month

Elementary Night at Prosper High School Basketball Night

Come show your Eagle PRIDE at the February 2nd Girls and Boys Varsity Basketball game. The girls play at 6:15 and the boys will begin at 7:30. We would LOVE for our FOLSOM family to have a huge crowd to cheer on the mighty eagles. We need to PACK the ARENA with FIERCE FOLSOM shirts!!!

YEARBOOKS!!!! LAST CHANCE!!!

You must order by Friday, January 29 to reserve your copy! Make sure that your child doesn’t miss out on our yearbook tradition. It’s the only book that captures the year’s events, activities, friendships, experiences and memories. Order online at jostensyearbooks.com or click on the following link: http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A01003449

Candy Heart Graphing

This week in math students will be using candy conversation hearts to collect, sort and graph data. After this math activity students will be able to take home their box of conversation hearts.

Valentine's Day

February 12th, we will exchange Valentine greetings by doing the following:

* Students may make a Valentine bag, box, etc. at home and bring to school on Friday, February 12. Classroom instructional time is not used to make Valentine bags or boxes.

* Fun stickers, pencils and candy (suckers, ring pops, fun-dip, etc.) items may be attached to Valentine cards to be distributed by students to other students.

21 Day Challenge

Prosper ISD is participating in a 21-day challenge to promote Healthy eating habits!!

Here is how to register!


The 21-Day Challenge begins January 25th, but you can register NOW! The challenge encourages elementary students to eat healthy snacks for 21 days and to create healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime. This challenge is being sponsored by Medical City Children's Hospital. Our PHS Culinary Students have several recipes featured in the healthy snack book.


Here are the steps to have your child participate:


Step 1: Register your elementary child (NOW!) for the challenge at www.kids-teaching-kids.com


Step 2: Each day beginning January 25, create a healthy snack from either your book (will receive at school) or the healthy snack finder at www.kids-teaching-kids.com


Step 3: Track snacks using the log table you download when you register.

Click HERE for the flyer!

Karate Belt Math GREEN BELT

We have been working on the “Doubles and Near Doubles” strategy. I am attaching the Green Belt flash cards we are using in class. The best way to approach them is to have your child sort the cards into two piles: doubles and near doubles. Focus first on learning all the doubles then gradually mix in the near doubles. You can even encourage them to explain out loud to you “since I know 5+5=10 then I know 5+6 must be one more so it’s 11”



I hope you enjoy helping your student prepare for this at home. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask. Please use the attached documents to work on these concepts at home.


YELLOW BELT CARDS

GREEN BELT CARDS

WatchDOGS Sign-Up

If you couldn’t make the meeting or would like to sign up for more days, there are two ways you can do this now. You can click on this link: http://vols.pt/ueBdny and sign up online, or you can call/email Mrs. Logeman dmlogeman@prosper-isd.net or 469-219-2110. Thank you for your continued support with the Watch D.O.G.S Program! We LOVE having you at Folsom Elementary!!


Do you want to help with Watch DOGS Dads at Folsom, but only have 30 minutes to spare? Sign up for our morning car duty! 7:15-7:45 am and then head to work. Sign up as many times as you want on any day, just click on the following link:

http://vols.pt/ueBdny

Please also make sure you have your background check complete. You can fill that out at the following link:

https://prosperisd.quickapp.pro/apply/applicant/start?_ref=6e3befd4100c306cb03245a5c30823b00a5e64b7f04436f3776be9a6eab77f55

Thursday Folders

Click HERE to acess Thursday Folder information.

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!

Mark Your Calendars

February 12th- Valentines Day Exchange at 2:00

February 15th- NO SCHOOL- Presidents Day

February 26th- Folsom Friday Live

March 3rd- Open House

March 7th-11th- SPRING BREAK

Folsom Website

School wide information

Curriculum News

Math: Graphing
Writers Workshop: Drafting, revising, editing, sharing and publishing
Readers Workshop: Author Study- Jan Brett
Word Work: -ur

Grammar: Adjectives

Word Wall Words: your, live, other, more

Science: Force, motion and energy

Social Studies: Historical Figures-Ruby Bridges