First Grade Newsletter

May and June 2016

Important Dates!

Friday, May 6th: 10:30am-Noon: Talent Show - Multi-Purpose Room
Friday, May 6th: Progress Reports emailed out from office
Thurs., May 19th: K-5 Spring Student Art Show at FA 3 & 4 Gym
Friday, May 27th: 8:00am-12:30pm: Field Day
Monday, May 30th: No School: Memorial Day Holiday
Tues., May 31st: 1:45-2:30pm: AR Ice Cream Party! (Details will be coming from your homeroom teacher).

Wed., June 1st: School Wide AR Celebration - Magic Show (1st Grade Classes at 1:00pm)

Friday, June 3rd: 8:20-9:00am: 1st Grade Homeroom Awards Ceremony & Light Breakfast (More details to follow from the homeroom teachers).

Friday, June 3rd: Last Day of School (report cards will be emailed from the office).


Thank you! You made us feel so special during Teacher Appreciation week last week! We appreciated all of the kind words, sweet notes and wonderful gifts! We are very grateful for such awesome students and their families!
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Accelerated Reader

As you know, AR point requirements are based on your child’s reading teacher. Please remember to track your child progress by logging into the Renaissance Home Connect website:

Points needed for 4th quarter are listed below:


Mrs. Bardes 2.0 points

Mrs. Carter 2.0 points

Mrs. White 2.5 points

Mrs. Lewis 3.0 points

Ms. Steinmiller 3.5points

A Groovy Book Fair!

Wow - we sold 1,644 books! Thank you to all of our volunteers, students, and families for supporting our Book Fair!!

First Grade's Got Talent!

We were delighted to see so many families join us for our annual First Grade Talent Show! Wow - what a show!! We certainly have very talented first graders!! A special Thank You to Mrs. Ashley, Mrs. Jenkins and Mrs. Abreu for their help on creating the beautiful banner!
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May Buzz Word!

Self Control: Controlling your behavior and your emotions.
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