Mrs. Jennifer Franzese Class 1-4

Welcome to Class 1-4!

Please be sure to check the website regularly for calendar information, upcoming assessments, and to see what we are learning about in class. 

*As our water is being tested, please be sure to send your child in with a water bottle to use during class 'water breaks.' This water bottle should be in addition to the drink he/she brings for lunch. Thank you!

St. Agnes' School Theme: ACTION: Accepting Christ Today in One Another!  

~November's Theme of the Month: Gratitude~
St. Agnes, Pray for Us
St. Dominic, Pray for Us

"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose!"
- Dr. Seuss

What a warm welcome it has been! I am thankful for how helpful the children have been as we start our first grade journey together. I am delighted to be working with you and your children for Mrs. Franzese and I look forward to the upcoming days.
Take a look at what we are studying in class: 
Week of November 7
Religion: Caring for God's creation; Gospel Reflections
Math: Addition and subtraction  Strategies (doubles, doubles plus or minus one)
Reading: "How Animals Communicate"
working on comprehension, reading for main ideas, making text connections
Language Arts: subjects and predicates; writing process; journal writing
Science/Social Studies: Scholastic News articles about voting for president; voting; elections: Veteran's Day

School begins at 8:15 a.m. Walkers are dismissed at 2:40 p.m. and bus students are dismissed at 2:45 p.m. If your child is normally a bus student and will be dismissed as a walker, please be sure to send in a note that day to indicate the change. Thank You!

Cafeteria News:
Food Schedule:
Tuesdays: Pizza
Wednesdays: Pretzels (orders will be taken the Monday before)
Thursdays: Chicken Nuggets
Friday: Bagels - plain, butter, cream cheese (orders will be taken the Wednesday before)

*All food items listed above are $1.50
*Snacks are $0.50, Water $0.75, Juice $0.50, Ice cream $1.00

*To contact Mrs. Franzese, please call ext. 314 and leave me a voicemail, send an email to, or send a note with your child and I will get back to you as soon as possible!*

Themes of the Month: 
September: Hospitality & Charity
October: Peace
November: Gratitude 
December: Patience
January: Courage
February: Gentleness
March: Mercy
April: Justice
May: Honesty
June: Faithfulness