Celebration

Please join us in the first grade classroom for our end of the trimester celebration next Thursday, November 3rd at 3:00.  Students are eager to

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Spirit Week

Lower School Spirit Week Monday, October 31st – Friday, November 4th Monday- College and College Sports Team Clothing Day Tuesday-Crazy Hair Day Wednesday-Backwards Day Thursday-Team

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Safety First

“Safety first” is a motto of our first grade class. From the start of the school year, students have learned about safety practices at school

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That’s Puzzling!

Puzzles build problem-solving skills.  Beginning last week, puzzles were used in two different ways.  First, through social studies, four books were read aloud:  Where Is

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Info from Mr. Keech

Free tickets are available for Springfield Symphony’s Spooky Symphony on October 30th at 2:30.  If you would like tickets for your family, see Mr. Keech’s Music Blog

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Angles and Triangles

First grade students are busy identifying angles and triangles.  We have learned that right angles make a square corner measuring 90 degrees, obtuse angles are

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Scholastic Book Order

October book orders went home in backpacks today. I apologize that I didn’t get them out sooner.  Please place your order online by Monday, October

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Reminders

Tomorrow is picture retake day as well as class picture day.  Please return your order form if you have not done so already. Colder weather

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Reading

Students are reading many books this week, and reading folders continue to be a favorite activity as students work with the teacher to select level

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Communication Arts

This week instead of spelling, students are completing several activities to review short vowels.  These activities include partner reading books focusing on short vowel sounds,

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