First Grade

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


October 16, 2017

Dear Parents,

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

Wednesday, tutoring 3-3:30

Friday, October 20th, School Mass @ 8:15; 6th grade Bake Sale

HOMEWORK  October 16th – 20th     (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.

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

Spelling Words:

bud              cup               top               mop

fun               hug               jug                mud

Challenge Words: eleven, twelve

Dictation Sentence: He was in the mud.

4 Way Spelling

Math: pp. 27-32

Grammar: Nouns pp. 23-24; Batty for Syllables

Reading Fluency Story (Please read each night. Have parents initial each night.)

Word Study Journal F, f (directions found inside Word Study Journal inside Homework Folder)

Spelling Test on Friday, October 20th

Sight Word Test on Thursday, October 26th (Words attached in Homework Folder)




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!!