Grade 1 A

Grade 1 A

1st Grade Homework Letter



Saint/Holy Person of the Month

St. Teresa Avila


Theme for the Year

Fruits of the Holy Spirit


Virtue of the Month




For the grace of God ... teaches us ... to live

self-controlled, upright and godly lives ...

Titus 2:11-12

Monday: 1st Grade No Excuse Words. These can be found on page 18 of the homework book, boxes 7, 8, and 9.


1.     just

5. did

9. can

13. then

2.     have

6. what

10. has

14. was

3.     way

7. that

11. time

15. you

4.     this

8. see

12. into

16. are




17. like



J Write your words 1 time each on primary lined paper.

J Remember to head your paper with your first and last name on the first line.

J Full date on the second line (March 19, 2018).

J Start writing your words on the third line (don’t forget to number your paper!)

J Use one of your words in a sentence about Easter.


Rock: Each child needs to bring a rock tomorrow, no larger than their fist. Please just pick one up outside, wash it, dry it, and place it in a Ziploc bag with your name on or in the bag. (This does count as a homework assignment!)


Tuesday: Please complete the attached Easter Maze addition. Have fun!


J Remember your crazy socks for tomorrow!


Wednesday: Family Game Night! Practice red words, reading counts, math facts, or IXL. Skills V.1 to V.5 would be great skills to practice on IXL!


Thursday: Complete the attached short and long vowel sort. Cut out each word and glue/tape each word in the appropriate long or short vowel box.


Parent Notes

Prayers: Prayer for March: Prayer at Stations of the Cross


Stories of the Week: We are just finishing up our Unit 4 reading book. Take the time to go back and allow your child to read to you. They are all doing so well!


Cougar Club: Continue working on your Cougar Club for March.


*This is the last month for Cougar Club!


Crazy Sock Day: Wednesday, March 21 is National Down Syndrome Awareness Day. To help honor this day, we are going to have a Crazy Sock Day. It will cost $1 and the funds will be donated to Crazy socks need to be worn with your child’s regular uniform. 


If students don't want to wear crazy socks, they can still donate $1 to support Down Syndrome Community of Puget Sound.


Here is a really cute video about the Crazy Sock Day:



Homework: Please make sure that your child is completing their homework on the assigned night. Many children are completing all of their homework on Monday night prior to receiving the important instruction needed to fully understand that assignment or skill.


12th Street Festival: The 12th Street Festival will be held Saturday, September 8th, 2018.

EVERYONE is welcome to the festival planning meeting Tuesday, March 20th 5:30-6:30 in the school library. The Festival Kick Off Party will be April 17th in Feist Hall.


**Help wanted there are many opportunities to join the fun.  Volunteers are needed for general help and the following positions:

Vendor Lead

Volunteer Co-lead

Laser Tag Lead

Free Throw contest Lead

Games Lead.


If you have any questions please contact Britta Francesconi cell: 253-380-0951  or

Field Trip: I want to thank all of our parents who volunteered to drive and chaperone our field trip last week. The children had a wonderful timed and learned so much. They were so excited about even the smallest creatures in nature. They asked very good questions and impressed the Nature Center teachers with the knowledge base. What a great educational experience.

Rice Bowls: Please keep working on your Rice Bowl. Those who are participating will be asked to bring their Rice Bowl in on Friday, March 30th.


Dates to Remember

J March 20: 12th Street Festival Planning Meeting @ 5:30

J March 20: SCOPE Meeting @ 6:30

J March 21: Crazy Sock Day

J March 23: Deadline for Procurement/Donation for free dress

J March 23: Fish Fry @ 5:00

J March 25: Palm Sunday

J March 28: 12:00 Dismissal

J March 29: Holy Thursday - Mass @ 7:00 PM

J March 30: Good Friday - Living Stations of the Cross @ 12:00 PM

J March 31: Holy Saturday - Easter Vigil @ 8:00 PM

J April 1: Easter Sunday - Mass @ 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM

J April 2-6: Spring Break

J April 25: Grandparent’s Day



2018-2019 Important Dates



Student Supply Drop Off


1st Day of School


No School: Labor Day


No School: Teacher Retreat




No School: Veteran’s Day


Thanksgiving Break


Christmas Break


No School: MLK Day


No School: Mid-Winter Break


No School: Teacher In-Service


Spring Break


Good Friday: 12:00 Dismissal


No School: Easter Monday


No School: Memorial Day




Last Day of School: 10:30 Dismissal

1st Grade Homework Book