First Grade Newsletter

Oct. 22nd - Oct. 26th

Parent Teacher Conferences

Please contact your child's homeroom teacher to set up a conference.


October 29, Monday - “Don’t Get Mixed Up In Drugs!” - Wear Mismatched / Silly Socks, Crazy Hair, or Crazy Hat

October 30, Tuesday - “Follow Your Dreams, Don’t Do Drugs” - Wear Pajamas

October 31, Wednesday - “Say Boo To Drugs” - Dress as Your Favorite Story Book Character - no masks or scary costumes -

November 1, Thursday - “No Matter The Time, Be Drug-Free” - Throwback Thursday, Dress from any Era

November 2, Friday - “Show Your Armor Against Drugs” - Wear Brock Spirit Wear (or Under Armour attire), as we will be attending the BHS Pep Rally where Senior Baylor Cupp will be presented with the Under Armour All-American Football Team Jersey.

Casa Manana Field Trip

December 12th

Limited Parent Tickets Available.

Headphones for iPads and Chromebooks

We will be using iPads and Chromebooks all year. We are asking each student to bring their own pair of headphones. Feel free to put your child's name on their headphones (with the cord). If you have questions, please contact your child's homeroom teacher.

Upcoming Events!

Oct. 22nd- Oct 26th- School Safety Week

Oct. 29th- Nov 2nd- Red Ribbon Week

Nov.2nd- End of 2nd 6 Weeks

Nov. 4th- Time Change (Fall Back)

Nov. 5th- NO SCHOOL!

Nov. 7th- Picture Retakes

Nov. 9th- Veterans Day Program and Breakfast

Nov. 16th- Bring Your Parent to School Day

Nov. 19th - 23rd- Thanksgiving Break

Dec. 12th- Field Trip to Casa Manana

School Safety Week

Fly Friday & Hat Day

Fly Friday- Fly Friday takes place every Friday morning. If students arrive before 7:40 they will need to go to the gym. Students who arrive after 7:40 will go straight to the Gym for Fly Friday. All students will attend Fly Friday.

Hat Day

For $1, your child is allowed to wear a ball cap (not a crazy hat). The money raised will go towards technology for our campus

Character Trait Wednesday

Wear ORANGE on Wednesday!

Every 6 weeks we will talk about a different character trait. This 6 weeks our character trait is FAIRNESS.

Students that wear the color ORANGE on Wednesday's will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a prize from the office!

The color will change every 6 weeks.

This Week in First Grade...


Math: Subtract All or Zero



Phonics: New Concept: bonus letters ff, ll, ss. Notebook entry and marking words.

Science/ Social Studies: Technology All Around


Math: Hands On Algebra: Take Apart Numbers



Phonics: Word play, trick words: you & your.

Science/ Social Studies: Technology All Around Us


Math: Purple Pre- Assessment



Phonics: Word of the day: fill

Science/ Social Studies: Technology All Around Us


Math: Module 5 Assessment



Phonics: Trick words I & they.

Science/ Social Studies: Technology All Around Us


Math: Unit 1 Assessment

Reading: Review from the week

Writing: Review from the week

Phonics: Storytime "The Big Mess"

Science/ Social Studies: Technology All Around Us