First Grade

Pre-School through 8th Grade. Accredited by the Western Catholic Education Association and by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.


February 12, 2018

Dear Parents,

I hope you had a great weekend and that your week is safe and blessed. Here are a few reminders:

Tuesday, February 13th, Mardi-Gras Bake Sale

Wednesday, February 14th, Ash Wednesday/Mass @ 9:00; tutoring 3-3:30

Thursday, February 15th, Stations of the Cross: School Board Meeting @ 6 pm

Friday, February 16th, School Mass @ 8:15; Minimum Day/Faculty Inservice

Our SLE recipients are Stevie Brown (Responsible Citizen of God’s World), Joy Simonton (Faithful Catholic Christian), and Lorelei Simonton (Effective Life-Long Learner)

HOMEWORK  February 12th-16th  (Homework is due on Friday. If Friday is a holiday, homework will be due on Thursday.)

Please read to/with your child for 20 minutes each night. Please sign Reading Log.

Sight Word Test will be on Friday, February 16th (words in Homework Folder)

SPELLING (Spelling tests will be given on Fridays. If there happens to be no school on a Friday, the test will be on Thursday.)

(There will now be ten spelling words given.)

Spelling Words

gave            game            name            came            place

make          how              could            this               why

Challenge Words: brick, trick

Dictation Sentence: This is how to make the game.

4 Way Spelling

Math: pp.  91-96

Worksheet: Color Search

Reading Fluency/Comprehension Story (Please read each night. Have parents initial each night.) Please follow directions for assignment

Reading Fluency Page; please initial

Word Study Journal  Qq (directions found inside Word Study Journal inside Homework Folder)

Spelling Test on Thursday, February 16th








First Grade School Supplies 2017-18

3     Plastic Pocket Folders

1      (24 count) #2 Pencils (please sharpen 5 of the 24)

3     Wide tip dry erase markers (no Crayola brand)

3     Medium Pink Erasers

1     Five Inch Pair Scissors (Blunt)

1     (12 count) Long Colored Pencils

1     (12 count) Washable Brand Classic Markers

1     (24 count) Box of Crayons

1     Large Plastic Pencil Box (please only bring 1 to leave in desk)

1    WIDE RULED  1 Subject Notebook

8     0.24 oz Glue Sticks

2     Boxes of Kleenex

2    Large Containers of Disinfecting Wipes (i.e. Clorox)

1     8oz-12oz bottle of hand sanitizer

Please be sure that your child replenishes his/her supplies throughout the year.

Please write your child’s name on all articles of clothing, pencil box, and lunch pail.

Please make sure to buy extra glue, crayons, and pencils for homework during the year!!