FIELD TRIP REMINDER

The first grade field trip to Salato Wildlife Center will be on Friday, May 22nd!! We are looking forward to a fun-filled day!!

April 13-17

I hope everyone had a wonderful, relaxing spring break. Mine sure flew by!!

We will be reading “The Dot” in our textbook this week.

Spelling words are:

mix
mixed
hop
hopped
hope
hoped
run
running
use
used
writing
grabbed

Please make sure your children are reading aloud their story to you each night, as well as anything else they choose to read. We are having a reading competition at Northside. Information about that will be going home on Monday, April 13th. Please encourage your child to participate!!

Report cards will be going home on Wednesday, March 25th. Parents should sign the envelope, but keep the report card at home. If you would like a conference, please check the box on the front of the envelope and I will schedule one with you.

Our Easter party will be held next Friday, April 3rd at 1:30. An informational letter will be coming home soon. We will need some parent volunteers to help with hiding the eggs, etc.

March 2nd-6th (Dr. Seuss Spirit Week)

This week will be Dr. Seuss spirit week! Listed below are the events for each day:

Monday – Dress for Success (School pictures, also!!)
Tuesday – Crazy socks
Wednesday – Crazy hair/backwards clothes
Thursday – Black/white (zebra print)
Friday – Hat day

January 20-23

The story we will be reading this week is, “Where Does Food Come From?”. Parents, please have your child read this story each night. There is a copy of it in his/her folder. There will be a test over the story on Friday. Spelling words are also in folders. Spelling test will be Friday, as well. Please have your children study for the tests each week. I have been very pleased with most of the results!

Graded work folders will be coming home today. Please remove the work before sending the folder back! If you have any questions/concerns over your child or his/her work, please let me know.

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

I hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas! I will look forward to seeing you on January 5th, 2015!!

November 24th & 25th

We will NOT have a new list of spelling words next week due to only having two days of school. Our author visit will be Monday afternoon. I hope everyone has a wonderful, relaxing Thanksgiving with their families. Please have your child continue to read each night while they’re off from school.

Our music program will be Thursday, December 4th at Harrison County High School. Students should plan to arrive around 6:30 pm that evening. The program starts at 7:00. I look forward to seeing many of you that night!

Our Halloween party will be held on Friday, October 31 at 2:00. Students are permitted to wear costumes that day. Parents are welcome to attend!

Also, our field trip to EKU is Thursday, October 30th. We will leave school at 8:30 am and return around 2:15.

Please have your children practice their spelling words each night, as well as read as often as possible. Good practice makes perfect!!!

We will have ART Day here at Northside all day Friday.

Fall Break will be from October 13-17th.

We are working on short e words and initial consonant blends this week. Our story is “Get in the Egg”. Spelling words are:

bed
jet
leg
men
net
red
sled
step
ten
wet
saw
your

Please encourage your child to do his/her homework each night. Your help at home is much appreciated!!