First Grade

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


December 11, 2017

Dear Parents,

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

Tuesday, December 12th, Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Wednesday, tutoring, 3-3:30

Thursday, December 14th, Buck-a-Jean; School Board Meeting at 6 pm

Friday, December 15th, School Mass @ 8:15; Seventh Grade Bake Sale


HOMEWORK  Decembere 11th-15th (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, December 8th (words in 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:

buzz               fuzz               bell               yell               fell

such               much            rich              inch              lunch

Challenge Words: pink, purple

Dictation Sentence: He fell and began to yell.

4 Way Spelling

Math: pp.  59-60 Subtraction Worksheet

Language Arts: December Nouns

Writing: “I Saw One of Santa’s Reindeer”

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

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

Spelling Test on Friday, December 15th

Sight Word Test on Wednesday, December 20th (words 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!!