We will be having our next DEAR on Friday, February 3rd. Our theme is ‘Warm Up With A Good Book.” Students are welcome to bring a few favorite stories to school, along with a hat, mittens, and scarf if they would like to!
Pizza Hut reading logs for January may be returned any day this week. I’ll send February calendars home on Wednesday. Thanks for reading at home with your kids!
Report cards were sent home on Friday. I’m proud of the accomplishments of all of my first grade friends! There is a an optional comment sheet for you to complete. Please sign the brown report card cover and return it along with the comment sheet this week.
Monday, 1/30 Day B – We have Music
Tuesday, 1/31 Day C- We have Flex
Wednesday, 2/1 Day D- We have Art & we’ll be celebrating the 100th day of school! Time sure is flying. Students may come to school dressed like a 100 year old person!
Thursday, 2/2 Day A – We have gym & we’ll take a spelling test today (no book exchange)
Friday, 2/3 Day B – We have Music & we’ll get new spelling words today
2/10 – Spring pictures
PTO movie night – 6:30-8 PM (Students must be accompanied by an adult)
2/17 – weather make up day
2/20- No school
2/21 – Gertrude Hawk orders due
2/22 – Kids at work day
2/24- 1:30 early dismissal
Please continue to practice spelling words and math flash cards for a few minutes each night. Thanks so much for your help!
Please click on the link below if you’re able to volunteer on Wednesday, February 1st for our 100th day celebration, or if you’re able to make a donation. Thanks so much!
Monday will be a school wide Box Top collection day. Thank you for sending Box Tops in and helping our PTO earn money for Eshleman!
My goodness, we have been busy! We are learning how to write reports. Spiders are our first topic since we all fell in love with Charlotte in our read aloud book Charlotte’s Web! We are ready to write our final copies, and even made spiders to go along with our reports! What good writers I have!
I was so happy with the sentences the kids were able to write on the back of their spelling tests. Everyone took on this new challenge and did a great job!
Next week’s specials:
Monday – 1/23 Day A Phys. Ed
No book exchange this week
Tuesday – 1/24 Day B Music
Wednesday 1/25 Day C FLEX
This is also the day of our QU/WH baby shower. Please find something around your house to bring in as a gift for our QUintuplets. It should begin with the letters QU or WH. Your gift will be returned!
Thursday – 1/26 Day D Art class
New spelling words come home
Calvin visits and reads with the kids!!
Friday – 1/27 Day A Phys Ed & Book Exchange
On Tuesday night the School Board approved a minor revision in the school calendar for the current 2016-2017 school year. As a result, the date for the early dismissal in May moved from May 19 to May 12, 2017 to coincide with the date of the high school prom. Please take note of it on your calendars at home. Thank you!
We will begin a new semester on Tuesday, Jan 17th, and along with that our specials will change too.
Day A – Phys. Ed (Our class will have book exchange every other cycle day A, beginning on January 17).
Day B – Music
Day C – Flex
Flex is a new special that your child will attend during the second half of the school year. During Flex the children may have extra recess, guidance lessons, cooperative games, and building activities.
Day D – Art with Mrs. Steffy
Enjoy your long weekend!
Pulled pork Sandwiches
Our class DOES have book exchange tomorrow. Please send library books to school on Friday, January 6.
Happy New Year!
Tuesday, January 3 – Welcome back to school! We have technology
Wednesday, January 4 – We have music
Mrs. Orihuel (Our gifted support teacher) will come in for a whole class enrichment lesson today! It’s sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Thursday, January 5 – We have phys. ed
Friday, January 6– We have library (we have book exchange)
We have a spelling test today
A mystery reader will be coming in to surprise us during our read aloud time!
Monday, January 9 – New spelling words will be sent home
Eshleman PTO meeting – 6:30 PM in the library. All parents are welcome to attend
Wednesday, Jan. 11 – A substitute will be in our room so I can read individually with each of the kids
Thursday, Jan. 12 – PTO rollerskating at The Castle 5:30-8 PM
Friday, Jan. 13 – 1:30 early dismissal for students