Monday, January 22, 2018

Week of January 22-26, 2018

Weekly Newsletter for January 22-26, 2018

In Reading, we will continue with the story, “Who Works Here?”  We are answering the question, “who works in our community to make it a nice place?”  Our test for this story will be Friday, January 26th

Our phonics skills for this story are the Long I sound and digraphs wh, ch, tch, and ph.  Our spelling words for this story are: like, ride, smile, time, white, bike, dime, hide, ice, and kite.  Our challenge words for this story are “who” and “work.” The spelling test for this story will also be Friday, January 26th.

For Math, we are diving into Topic 7!  Throughout this topic, we will discuss number patterns when counting to 120.  Listen for key vocabulary such as: skip counting, column and row

Boosterthon has officially started at North Schuylkill Elementary!  Each day we are learning the “six virtues of becoming a true hero!”  Our fun-run will now take place on Friday, January 26th.  As an incentive to work hard at this great fundraiser, we are doing daily themes in our classrooms!  First grades incentives are as follows:

Monday- “Sit Wherever You Want”-Your child will have the opportunity to pick their own seat this day! 
Tuesday- “Show and Tell”-Your child can bring something to show the class.  This can NOT be an electronic device, and please be sure it is school appropriate!   
Wednesday- “Extra Recess”
Thursday- “Electronic Day”- Students can bring in an electronic device with your permission.  They will be responsible for their own device.  Please be sure all games are school appropriate! 
Friday- Fun Run Day and Movie with Popcorn in the afternoon!

Our schedule for the upcoming week:
Monday (1/22)- Day 9- Keyboarding
Tuesday (1/23)- Day 10- Gym
Wednesday (1/24)- Day 1-Music
Thursday (1/25)- Day 2-Computers
Friday (1/26)- Non-Rotation Day due to Boosterthon!  Please remember to wear your Boosterthon shirt today! 

*Due to Boosterthon Fun Run being moved to Friday, January 26th, the PBIS dress down day will now be Monday, January 29th.  If your student earns their four stickers for “AR” and “T” they are able to dress down this day! 

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me!  I can be reached by phone, note, email ( or by Class Dojo message!

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