First Grade News

March 21-24

Mark Your Calendars

Sunday, 3/20- Saturday, 3/26 Fundraiser at Five Below in Euless (mention GES and 10% of purchases will benefit our school.)

Tuesday, 3/22 SMILE ~ Class picture day ~ please return forms if you would like to order a class picture! Students may bring a change of clothes if they would like to change out of their picture outfit after we have our pictures taken.

Wednesday, 3/23 Report Cards are posted

Friday, 3/25 Bad Weather Make up day-NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, 3/29 STAAR testing for 4th & 5th grades-closed campus

Wednesday, 3/30 STAAR testing for 5th grade-closed campus

Friday, 4/1 ~ Field trip to the Fort Worth Zoo

Friday, 4/8 Junior Achievement in a Day

Tuesday, 4/12 Spring Creek Night for GES! (5:00-8:00pm)

Saturday, 4/16 Rachel's Challenge Rally (8:00am-noon)

Monday, 4/18 WOW Garden Club (2:45-4:00pm)

Thursday, 4/21PTA meeting/Diversity Night (6:30pm)

Learning Topics for the Week

Reading/Language Arts: Students will use the clues the writer gives in a story to make pictures in their mind, students will write realistic fiction,

Spelling Words - Long o words On Level: hope, poke, notes, joke, cone, robe, rose, globe, an, a nine, base Challenge: scope, telephone, gnome, hopeful, grove

Math: Story Problems

Science: Living/Nonliving

Social Studies: Who in our past exemplifies good citizenship

GCISD Book Challenge Update

Here is the SMORE link:

The deadline is quickly approaching to complete the reading challenge by May 12th!! Every student who completes this challenge will receive a certificate.


What does that mean for you?

Closed campus means NO parents on campus for any reason. On testing days you may not come for lunch, drop off a lunch/backpack, or volunteer. Thank you for your understanding on these days!

Fort Worth Zoo ~ Friday, April 1st

Thank you for returning permission slips and money for our upcoming field trip. Tickets have been ordered. Please make sure to send a disposable lunch, apply sunscreen, and dress for the weather. The weather changes so much from day to day so please check it the night before to see if a jacket is needed!!! Keep your fingers crossed for a beautiful day!