First Grade Update

December 18, 2015

Dates to Remember:

  • Each Friday: Homework Due
  • Dec. 18: Early Release @ 12:50 p.m.
  • Winter Break: Dec. 21- Jan.1
  • Jan. 4: Second semester begins
  • Jan. 15: Spirit Rally
  • Jan. 22: Report Cards Go Home

Weekly Happenings

This week, we discussed how vivid language makes stories more interesting. We also reviewed our sight words and y words with the sounds of i and e (cry, easy, spy, etc.). We will be discussing contractions and continuing our study of poetry after the Christmas break.

In social studies, we continued our study of holidays around the world. We also participated in a "Kindness Counts" assembly in which we celebrated all the nice acts we have been recording at Lakeside through our "Kindness Links" and how we can continue to spread kindness in those around us.

In math, we continued our study of money. We practiced counting mixed sets of coins and how to count quarters by .25. Please continue practicing at home as well!

In science, we continued our discussion and exploration of soil and its characteristics. We will continue our study of rocks, soil, and air in January.

Holiday Party Appreciation!

Thank you to everyone who sent in stocking trinkets, party items, and/or volunteered your time to make the holiday party a huge success! We appreciate all you do!!

Early Release TODAY!!!

TODAY, school will be dismissed at 12:50 pm. We hope you all have a blessed holiday with your family!

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It takes each of us to make a difference for all of us."- Jackie Mutcheson

Coats, Hats, and Gloves

It’s that time of year again! The weather is getting colder. We will continue to take our classes ouside daily for twenty-five minutes for recess, so please remember to dress your child appropriate for the weather.