Grade 1 (Mrs. Peters)



Hi Parents- 

It is going to be a busy month!  Below are some events to be aware of:

12/5 - Picture Retake Day

12/6 - St. Nicholas Feast Day; bring in an extra shoe so St. Nicholas can leave a "treat".

12/8 - Feast of the Immaculate Conception - School Mass at 10am.

12/8 - Progress Reports go home.

Basketball - Basketball season is upon us.  If your child has signed up, please send in a note to let me know if your child is staying for practice and what day or days they will be attending practice.  I will be unable to release anyone to unless I have a written note, an email, or a call has been made to the office.  Thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding.

Toys for Tots Drive - The MDS Student Council is collecting new, unwrapped toys until December 20th.  Thanks in advance for your kindness and generosity!

Food Drive - Thank you to everyone that donated items for our Food Drive!  First grade brought in the most iitems and won a donut and orange juice party TBD.


Religion - we will be discussing Advent and Christmas all month.  Virtues in Practice will focus on generosity - giving without counting the cost.  St. Nicholas is the saint we will focus on for the month.

Math - we are beginning subtraction, word problems with facts to 10, and subtraction math facts.

English - Spelling words:  came, same, name, make, take, bake, cake, shake, four, your, five, part, ride

Grammar - Imperative sentences; review declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory sentences.

Phonics - Long a, vowel sounds al, aw.

Social Studies - We are continuing our discussion on the following:  use a map to identify the location of places; meet George Washington Carver; and transportation.


Homework/Folder - Please remember to have your child complete his/her homework nightly and return in folder to class each day.  

Outerwear - With the weather getting much colder, please make sure your child brings in a warmer coat, hat, gloves/mittens.  

That's all for now!  Have a wonderful evening!

Mrs. Peters