Class 1-2 Mrs. Maureen Davis

                                                           Take Initiative                                   St. Agnes Pray for US.
                                    

                                   HAPPY NEW YEAR!
- A Promise note came home Monday. Please sign and return for Tuesday.
-Please send in family pictures for the main hall.
-We have started in our blue homework notebook. Please keep the green one home.
-We are using a Tic Tac Toe homework board for spelling/writing assignments. Please make sure to follow directions!
-PLEASE start storing a collection of empty paper towel and  toilet paper rolls, and empty tissue boxes. It is better if they their round shape. We will be doing various STEM
  projects. I will let you know when to start sending it in.

- Reading logs can be printed from the Reading/Vocabulary tab.
Reading logs are checked on Fridays and due at the end of the month.
-Check folder every day. Please take out all completed class work. Make sure your child is bringing back homework and any books that may come home.
-Make any transportation changes on Pick Up Patrol.
-Label everything!! Especially coats and sweaters!!

                   
                        What's Happening in Class

Reading/ELA: We are reading "How Leopards Got His Spots" Please continue to practice sight words.


Prepositions, synonyms, nouns...Oh MY !!!
AND adjectives, verbs, punctuation too!
We are learning so much grammar and are being challenged to use what we know in our everyday writing! Homework sentences should be complete, have detail, capitals, and periods.



Math: We will be working in Chapter 5-Addition and Subtraction Relationships. (FACT FAMILIES)

It is imperative to practice addition and subtraction facts at home. Math can be fun!! There are card and dice games we are learning that will help.
The students should be mastering  count on and back strategies! 


Religion: We are being challenged to reflect on how we can do/be better every day through helpful actions big or small.
We are learning how our parish is like a family. 

Social Studies: We are continuing to read maps and learning our four main directions. We will be learning how families lived long ago.

Science: This month we are learning about animal adaptations, healthy habits and  how we can engineer  stronger bridges, towers, vehicles. Any donated building supplies would be appreciated. These can come in at any time and are greatly appreciated.

         small plastic/paper cups     toothpicks
         rubber bands                    pipe cleaners
          scotch tape                      coffee filters
          straws (not bendable)        string



Homework 
Please make sure your child brings back all books sent home.
We take the time to pack up together at the end of the day. If your child is forgetting their books in school please ask them why.
Lastly, please take time to help/correct spelling and grammar in their writing. 
PRACTICE SIGHT WORDS!! 


READ! READ! READ!

Thank you for sharing the gift of your children. Everyday is a new adventure!


Please check our website regularly to find out what's going on in our classroom. .


Specials
Day A: Music 9:50
Day B:  Art  9:50 ( Everyone needs an art smock)
Day C:  Computer 9:50
Day D:  Gym 9:50 Gym uniform and sneakers.
Day E : Liturgical Music 9:50
Day F:  Library

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 $2.00-chicken/pizza. $1.50 bagels/pretzels
*Snacks are $0.50, Water $0.75, Juice $0.50, Ice cream $1.00

*To contact me please send an email to mdavis5546@stagnes-school.org, or send a note with your child and I will get back to you as soon as possible!*


Monthly Virtues
September: Friendship
October: Cooperation
November: Compassion 
December: Joy
January: Initiative
February: 
March:  
April: 
May: 
June: