First Grade Weekly Update

  • Congratulations to Leila and Joaquin who will be our Student Leadership Council 1st Grade Representatives.
  • Conference request times were sent home today on a blue sheet. Please look for it in the HW folder and return to school by September 23.
  • Please send an oversized shirt for students to wear when painting in art class.
  • Students may wear Fun Faire t-shirts in lieu of their uniform on Thursday, 9/19.
  • There is no school on Friday, 9/20, for students. The teachers will be attending a Diocesan Staff Day.

Here’s a look at what we’ll be working on:

Language Arts

  • practice short vowel sounds
  • re-reading
  • handwriting
  • sight words: was said of no put
  • grammar: possesives ‘s
  • What is a sentence?


  • count by 2’s, 5’s, & 10’s
  • adding with 10
  • story problems


  • the Bible is the Written Word of God
  • we listen to the Bible to learn about God’s love and to follow Jesus
  • Community Circles with guest, Ms Bergh, SPN counselor


  • sounds/vibrations

Dates to Remember:

  • September 19: free dress with Fun Fair shirt (available for sale in the office $5)
  • September 20: no school for students
  • September 21: Fun Fair
  • September 23: September birthday free dress
  • October 4: Blessing of the Animals
  • October 8-11: noon dismissal for Parent/Student/Teacher Conferences
  • October 14: Columbus Day Holiday
  • October 18: Picture retakes
  • October 21: October birthday free dress
  • October 31: Halloween Parade
  • November 1: All Saints Day, 8:30 a.m. all school mass

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