Retelling Ropes

Your child will be bringing home a new reading tool in their book bag – their own retelling rope! Their rope consists of 8 colored beads threaded on a shoelace. This tool is used to help students with reading comprehension of a fictional story. Children know that comprehension happens when they understand what they read. I can test their comprehension using… Read more →

Field Trip Reminder

      FIELD TRIP REMINDERS! We are asking that all first graders dress appropriately for Monday’s weather. It is supposed to be in the low 50’s, so a warm jacket and a hat is a good idea. All children must pack a snack, lunch and a drink for a picnic lunch at the zoo. All bags and containers MUST be disposable. Children need… Read more →


Hi families! After tonight’s meeting, a lot of parents asked for math and reading packets for their student as extra practice for future NWEA tests. Instead of printing off two big packets for each student, I will be attaching two links to this post for you to use right from your smartphone or computer to help review common core reading… Read more →

Parent Meeting

      Hi everyone! I’d like to thank all of the parents who were able to attend our first, first grade parent meeting this evening! I think we had a great turn-out and the meeting went well. I hope you all got something new out of it 🙂 If you were unable to make it, I will be sending home… Read more →

Parent Meeting

  Dear 1st Grade Parents, Please join us for an informational Parent Meeting on Thursday, October 18th, from 5:30pm-6:30pm in the library. We will be discussing classroom routines and expectations, NWEA tests, our reading programs and our new math curriculum! This meeting will provide you with information to help your child have a fun and successful school year. We look forward… Read more →

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