Weekly News May 2-6
Sunday May 01st 2016, 8:17 pm
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We are entering our last 26 days of first grade! I cannot believe how quickly this year has gone by. Please be sure to check the ABC countdown that came home last week. We will be celebrating our last month together each day.

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Reminders & News:

  • Our next spelling test will be on Monday, May 2.
  • Due to rain, Central Manor Miles is Friday! We will be running from 10:15-11:15.
  • Thursday, May 5 is Miss F.’s last day. We will have a special celebration for Cinco de Mayo too!
  • We are visiting the Book Fair on Tuesday, May 3 from 10:20-10:50! Stop in if you want to help your child select books. It’s buy one get one free!
  • Mrs. Shover ordered trees for our students to plant. They brought home their own White Spruce to plant, if you’d like. 🙂

Looking Ahead:

  • May 9 is a Weather Make Up Day so there is no school!
  • May 11 is Awesome Activity Day! Students will be outside all morning, please attention to the weather report to dress them accordingly.


What’s Happening?
Wednesday April 27th 2016, 8:49 pm
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Friday, is Central Manor Miles. Students should bring a water bottle with their name on it. Please dress them for the weather. If it rains, we will run next Friday, May 6.

Our class will be going to the PTO Book Fair during our Library time next Tuesday. We will be visiting from 10:20-10:50 if you want to come in and help your child pick out books. We are so lucky, it is Buy One, Get One Free!

The ABC Countdown came home with your child today. It starts on Monday and will be a fun way to countdown our last few days.



Weekly News April 25-29
Sunday April 24th 2016, 6:38 pm
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Can you believe we’re almost in May?! Where has this year gone? There are a lot of activities coming up in last 6 1/2 weeks of school! Screen Shot 2016-04-24 at 7.31.44 PM

News & Reminders:

  • Our next spelling test will be on Tuesday, May 3.
  • Barnstormers Reading Logs are due to the office by Friday!
  • Central Manor Miles is Friday! We will be running from 10:15-11:15.
  • Thursday, May 5 is Miss F.’s last day. If you are donating to our basket, please send in your donations by Friday, April 29.  Thank you!

Looking Ahead:

  • May 9 is a Weather Make Up Day so there is no school!
  • May 11 is Awesome Activity Day! Students will be outside all morning, please attention to the weather report to dress them accordingly.
  • May 26 is the Central Manor School picnic.


Weekly News April 18-22
Sunday April 17th 2016, 2:37 pm
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I apologize for last week’s missing post! I experienced some technical (me) errors that interfered with it posting! I can’t believe we are in the 4th marking period! We are so close to becoming 2nd graders!! Your child’s report card came home on Friday, please sign and return the brown envelope. The report card is yours to keep. 🙂

This week is Miss F’s full week of teaching. She has a lot of fun and new activities planned for the class. Her last day is May 5, please see the yellow letter that came home earlier in the week.

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Reminders & News:

  • Our next spelling test is Friday, April 22.
  • Thursday, April 21 is the Spring concert.  You can drop your child off at the beach area around 6:45. The concert will start at 7:00. The lights above the stage get very hot for the kids, so please try to stay away from thick, warm clothing. Students should wear red, white, and blue for the performance.
  • Our lunch schedule will still be a little wacky Tuesday-Thursday of this week due to Math PSSA testing in grades 3-6.

Looking Ahead:

  • April 29 is Central Manor Miles! We will be running from 10:15-11:15
  • May 11 is Awesome Activity Day! We will be outside for the morning exercising and doing other fun physical activities.
  • May 9 is a weather make-up day…so no school unless something really crazy happens between now and then!!!
  • May 13 is a 1:30 early dismissal


Weekly News April 4-8
Sunday April 03rd 2016, 2:12 pm
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Reminders & News:

  • Our next Spelling Test is on Wednesday, April 6.
  • Don’t forget to fill out your child’s Barnstormers Reading Calendar.
  • This week is Spirit Week to support the grades taking the PSSA tests the next two weeks.

Monday: Wear Blue and Gold

Tuesday: Our futures are so bright, we need to wear shades (sunglasses)!

Wednesday: Dress your best for the test!

Thursday: Don’t sweat the test (wear sweats)!

Friday: Crazy hair day!

Looking Ahead:

  • The entire First Grade will be a part of the Spring Concert at Central Manor! The concert is on April 21st at 7PM.
  • Friday, April 29 is Central Manor Miles! Students will be running laps to raise money for our PTO! I will share more details closer to the date.


Weekly News March 28-April 1
Monday March 28th 2016, 7:57 pm
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I hope everyone enjoyed the time with family over this holiday weekend, I look forward to seeing all 25 smiling faces tomorrow! We had a lot of fun this past week learning and celebrating Spring. Miss Fague will begin teaching some of our lessons this week, and we are excited to learn from her!

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Reminders & News:

  • Students will be getting their new spelling list on Tuesday. Their next spelling test will be Wednesday, April 6. 
  • I will collect reading calendars on Friday and hand out new ones for April.
  • Friday, April 1 is the end of the 3rd Marking Period!!! (I cannot believe how quickly this year is going!) Report cards will be sent home April 15. 
  • If you are ordering books from the book order, please place them on or before Friday, April 1. 🙂
  • Friday, April 8 is a 1:30 Dismissal.

Looking Ahead:

  • The entire First Grade will be a part of the Spring Concert at Central Manor! The concert is on April 21st at 7PM. More info will follow!
  • Friday, April 29 is Central Manor Miles! Students will be running laps to raise money for our PTO! I will share more details closer to the date. 🙂


Weekly News March 21-24
Friday March 18th 2016, 11:23 am
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Spring is almost here….and we might be getting snow to celebrate?! Let’s hope these meteorologists are just confused. 🙂

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Reminders & News:

  • Our next spelling test will be on Thursday, March 24 due to the long weekend, we will be taking it one day earlier.
  • Due to snows days, we are now in session Wednesday, March 23 and Thursday, March 24.
  • Thursday is a special Peep day! Students will be doing special activities and adding a new member to your family!

Looking Ahead:

  • We are not in school on March 28 for Spring break!
  • April 1 is the end of the 3rd Marking Period
  • April 8 is a 1:30 dismissal.


Weekly News March 14-18
Friday March 11th 2016, 3:03 pm
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News and Reminders:

  • Our next spelling test will be on Thursday, March 17.
  • March 14 Miss Fague (Miss F.) will be coming back to our classroom as our student teacher until May. She was in our room on Thursdays in the fall and we are excited to have her back!
  • March 15 is Spring Pictures. If you are ordering pictures please send the money in on Monday or Tuesday. Students without money will not be getting their pictures taken.
  • March 15 is also Jump Rope For the Heart! Students will be jumping rope at the end of the day for the event!
  • I’m looking for a few donations of 1 large box of Lucky Charms, some plastic eggs (about 2 dozen), and a few bags of Easter grass (2 or 3). If you feel like you can donate any of these items, please comment below, and send them in by next Thursday. Thank you so much for considering! 🙂

Looking Ahead:

  • Due to snow days, we are now in session Wednesday, March 23 and Thursday, March 24.


Weekly News February 29-March 4
Sunday February 28th 2016, 9:07 pm
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We’re already in March?! How can this be? This week we will be celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday all week long!

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Reminders & News:

  • Our next spelling test will be on Tuesday, March 1.
  • Central Manor Miles labels are due back this week.
  • If you child raises money for Jump Rope for the Heart, please send the coupon in to me.
  • I will be checking signatures and collecting calendars for February next week. Please make sure they are signed.
  • I am still looking for Mystery Readers, please email me if interested! 🙂

Looking Ahead:

  • March 14 Miss Fague (Miss F.) will be coming back to our classroom as our student teacher until May. She was in our room on Thursdays in the fall and we are excited to have her back!
  • March 15 is Spring Pictures. All students will get their picture taken. You can order after seeing the prints. More details to come.
  • Due to snows days, we are now in session Wednesday, March 23 and Thursday, March 24.

 



Weekly News February 22-26
Friday February 19th 2016, 4:33 pm
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Reminders & News:

  • Practice Flash cards and Sight Words each night.
  • Read for 10 minutes at least 4 nights a week and initial your child’s reading calendar.
  • I am still looking for Mystery Readers for the remainder of the year, please email me if interested!
  • Due to snows days, we are now in session Wednesday, March 23 and Thursday, March 24.