Weekly News December 12-16
Friday December 09th 2016, 4:25 pm
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Wow, this month is really flying by! We have been learning a lot and traveling all over the world! πŸ™‚ We have a lot of fun and exciting things coming up!

The link mentioned above for signing up for donations is here.



Reminder~
Thursday December 01st 2016, 4:03 pm
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Tomorrow is Pajama Day! Students may wear their Pajamas to school tomorrow as our class reward. πŸ™‚ They may bring slippers for in the classroom, but must wear shoes to school. πŸ™‚

Last call for book orders! I will be putting in all orders this evening.



Weekly News November 29 – December 2
Tuesday November 22nd 2016, 4:27 pm
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Enjoy Thanksgiving with your families. I am thankful for each student in our class!

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Students have a special book they have been working on in their home folder. Please take it out and read it with them. It is yours to keep. There is also a special letter in their folder they would like to share with a family member. πŸ™‚

 



Weekly News November 21-22
Friday November 18th 2016, 9:10 pm
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It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is already here! We have been talking about things that we are thankful for, and I want to express how thankful I am for each student in our class. I learn from each of them and love working with them every day. I am thankful that they have the love and support of all of you at home as well. Thank you for all that you do to help them grow!

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Reminders & News:

  • I will collect reading calendars December 1,Β and check poetry folders onΒ November 29.Β 
  • Saturday, December 3Β is the PTO Holiday Shoppe (CM Gym) from 9:00-11:00AM
  • Ask your child about light refraction and reflection…transparent, translucent, and opaque objects! πŸ™‚

Looking Ahead:

  • Tuesday, December 6 – CM Holiday Concert at 7:00 PM
  • Friday, December 23 – 1:30 Early Dismissal
  • December 24 – January 2 – Holiday Break


Reminders
Thursday November 17th 2016, 8:32 pm
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Tomorrow is Library, we will be returning our books and getting new ones.

Tomorrow is also the last day to donate stuffing to the food drive.

Spelling test tomorrow!



Weekly News November 14-18
Friday November 11th 2016, 3:11 pm
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It was very nice talking to each of you this week about your child’s progress and performance in the classroom! They are so lucky to have such great people in their lives.

*Don’t forget Grandparent BINGO tonight!Β It’s at Manor Church from 6-7:30. πŸ™‚

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Reminders & News:

  • Monday, November 14 – PTO Meeting at 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday, November 15 is Picture Retake Day! If your child was absent or you would like their picture retaken, please send payment or your package into school that day. πŸ™‚
  • Beginning next week, students are going to be bringing subtraction flash cards home on their rings. Please practice both sets each night. I am hoping that practicing them together will help them not rely soley on addition facts to complete their math work. πŸ™‚

Looking Ahead:

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    November 23 – November 28 – Thanksgiving Vacation

  • December 1 – November Reading Logs due
  • Saturday, December 3 – PTO Holiday Shoppe (CM Gym) – 9:00-11:00
  • Tuesday, December 6 – CM Holiday Concert at 7:00 PM
  • Friday, December 23 – 1:30 Early Dismissal
  • December 24 – January 2 – Holiday Break

Check out the first and second grade Veteran Display! We learned that 100 family member in our own class room are veterans or serve in the armed forces! Wow! We wrote thank you letters to veterans today too.

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Today and every day we honor and thank you for your service and bravery! Thank you veterans!

Check out our video from this week!



Weekly November 7-11
Friday November 04th 2016, 8:12 pm
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Reminders & News:

  • A special project came home yesterday. Please help your child disguise their turkey and return it to school on or beforeΒ Monday, November 14.Β If you need any materials, please email or send a note and I will do my best to provide you with those materials.
  • Tuesday, November 8-Β Our class is visiting the Book Fair.Β Β If your child is purchasing books, please send money in with them. You may also choose to purchase books at the Book Fair when you come in for your conference.
  • Friday, November 11 – Grandparent/Special Friend Bingo at Manor Church – 6:00-7:30
  • We had to say good-bye to 2 of our friends this week. πŸ™ We wish Marley and Carter the best of luck at their new schools!

October was a very busy, but fun month for us. Check out a few of the things we did recently.

Looking Ahead:

  • Monday, November 14 – PTO Meeting at 6:30 PM
  • November 23 – November 28 – Thanksgiving Vacation
  • December 1 – November Reading Logs due
  • Saturday, December 3 – PTO Holiday Shoppe (CM Gym) – 9:00-11:00
  • Tuesday, December 6 – CM Holiday Concert at 7:00 PM
  • Friday, December 23 – 1:30 Early Dismissal
  • December 24 – January 2 – Holiday Break


Weekly News October 31-November 3
Sunday October 30th 2016, 9:07 pm
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Reminders & News:

  • Parent Conferences are next week onΒ Wednesday, November 9 and Thursday, November 10Β (afternoon only). I look forward to discussing your child’s growth with you.
  • If you are interested in donating an item for ourΒ 50th Day activities, please comment on this post! πŸ™‚
  • The weather is getting cooler, please send a jacket or sweatshirt in with your child for lunch recess.
  • November 15 is Picture Retake Day. If you are unhappy with your pictures please send in the photos you received for return. Please email me as well so I can be sure to check backpacks for returned pictures!
  • Every year Penn Manor School District assist families in need with Thanksgiving meals. Β We would like to make this process more uniform across the district. Β We will be collecting the food listed below between now and Friday November 18th. Β If you have a child in one of these grades, please consider donating to help our community. Β Boxes will be in classrooms for the collection and picked up when full. Β Thank you.Kindergarten – boxed mashed potatoes

    1st Grade – boxed Stuffing

    2nd Grade – canned corn

    3rd Grade – canned green beans

    4th Grade – canned sweet potatoes

    5th Grade – canned cranberry sauce

    6th Grade – canned gravy (NO GLASS)

Looking Ahead:

  • Friday, November 11 – Grandparent/Special Friend Bingo at Manor Church – 6:00-7:30
  • Monday, November 14 – PTO Meeting at 6:30 PM
  • November 23 – November 28 – Thanksgiving Vacation
  • Saturday, December 3 – PTO Holiday Shoppe (CM Gym) – 9:00-11:00
  • Tuesday, December 6 – CM Holiday Concert at 7:00 PM
  • Friday, December 23 – 1:30 Early Dismissal
  • December 24 – January 2 – Holiday Break


Weekly News October 24-28
Thursday October 20th 2016, 3:47 pm
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How is it even possible that we are entering our final week of October? Time is flying by in first grade!Β screen-shot-2016-10-20-at-3-05-12-pm

Reminders & News:

  • Next week is Red Ribbon Spirit Week to show our promise to be drug free! Each day we will show our support by wearing something special:
    • Monday: Team Up Against Drugs- Wear your favorite sport team apparel
    • Tuesday: Orange You Glad You Don’t Do Drugs- Wear Orange
    • Wednesday: Support Red Ribbon Week- Wear Red
    • Thursday: Be a Jean-ius-Don’t Do Drugs- Wear Jeans
    • Friday: Support Penn Manor Pink Out

Looking Ahead:

  • Parent Conferences will be coming up Wednesday, November 9 afternoon and evening and Thursday, November 10th in the afternoon. We will be dismissing at 1:30 Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of that week.
  • The PTO book fair is the same week as conferences. Stay tuned for our Book Fair date! πŸ™‚


Spelling Test Update
Monday October 17th 2016, 1:35 pm
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I apologize, but I did not send home the spelling list as I intended on Friday! πŸ™ I’ll blame the full moon….

Our test will beΒ Monday, October 24! Thank you for understanding!