Week of June 10th

  Dear Parents, Please read on to find out what first grade will be doing the last week of school. This is also our last newsletter for the year! We will be finishing up our math curriculum, as well as completing literacy activities based on different read aloud books. We will doing a desk clean out […]

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Week of June 3rd

Dear Families, Two Weeks Left! Please read ahead to find out what 1A is doing this week. Math: Students will be working on identifying coins and adding them together.  The students had a ‘store’ today where they had to figure out what coins they would need to make sure they had enough money to spend on the […]

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Week of May 28th

Dear Parents, June is about to be upon us and summer is inching ever closer! 1A is as busy as ever. Please take a few moments to read over what we will be learning this week. Reading: This will week we are in our last reading groups for the year.  All of the students have made so […]

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Week of May 20th

Dear Parents, Please read about our busy week ahead! Year End Assessments: will be administered starting this week. New sight word lists (if needed) will come home for summer practice as soon as the assessments are complete. Reading: We are slowly starting to wrap up reading groups but the learning is not stopping.  Most of the groups […]

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Week of May 13th

Dear Parents, I enjoyed meeting your child’s grandparents or VIPs last Friday. We had a great time playing in the gym and getting to know each other better! Please take a moment to read over what 1A will be learning about this week. Math: This week in math we will be learning how to subtract 2-digit by […]

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Week of May 6th

Dear Parents, I am looking forward to  meeting your child’s grandparents, family members and friends this week at Grandparent’s Day. The students are excited to share what they do at Villa with their extended family! Math: In Math we have begun to explore two digit addition.  We will be looking at 2-digit plus 1-digit, 2-digit plus multiples […]

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Week of April 28

Dear Parents, I can’t believe it will be May on Wednesday. Here is what 1A will be learning this week: In Reading the students and I took some time today to talk about what reading centers should look like and sound like.  We also cleared out our book boxes and picked 2 new good fit […]

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Week of April 15th

Dear Parents, Read on to see what 1A will be learning this week! In Math last week the students learned how to gather data using surveys, and how to organize that data using various charts and graphs. This week, students will be learning how to use their knowledge of skip counting to help add or subtract 10 […]

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Week of April 1st

Dear Parents, Thank you to everyone who volunteered to drive and chaperone on our trip to the Pacific Science Center. The students had a wonderful time exploring the exhibits and learning about things they see in the night sky! We couldn’t have done it without you! A Scholastic Book order is coming home today. If you would […]

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Week of March 25th

Dear Parents, Mass Update: Due to a scheduling conflict with St. Bridget, the first grade-led Lenten Mass will now be held on Friday, March 29th, at 9:00. If your child has a reading assignment, please continue to practice at home! We will be going to St. Bridget tomorrow and Wednesday to practice our parts! Also, please […]

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