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General Information

We will be doing a lot of hands-on learning, particularly in math,science, and social studies.

 

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Specials
Your child participates in five different specials.
Please be sure that your child comes prepared
(i.e. sneakers on gym days, library book).
See schedule link.

Snack -


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Please be sure to send in a healthy snack with your child everyday. Our mornings are very busy so a nutritious snack helps carry them through. We have a water fountain in the classroom or you can bring in a water bottle from home. 

   
Lunch and Recess -

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We have a recess and lunch period from 
11:00-12:05

Hot lunch is available everyday for $2.65. Milk can also be purchased for $.60. Each child has had their finger scanned by the food service department. Please send in money directly to the cafeteria. It will be deposited into an account that your child can access when they purchase an item from the cafeteria.

 

   
Personal Belongings -
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Please label your child's belongings, especially jackets and lunch boxes.
   
Homework -hw Homework is an important part of our educational process.  It serves to reinforce concepts learned and helps the students become responsible.  First grade teachers typically assign homework during the week.  In addition, children are also encouraged to read nightly.  *15 minutes a night is the expected amount of homework for Grade 1 students.We have homework Monday through Thursday.
   
Flashcards - Students are tested every week on their word lists. I have about 28 different word lists. Students go at their own pace and are required to read each word on their list before moving on to the next one. It is not unusual for a student to spend more than one week on a list.
   
Sight Words- First graders are expected to master 188 High Frequency Words.