SCHOOL NEWS

September 17-21

September 20 – Open House

September 20&21 – Individual Yearbook Pictures

September 21 – Bobcat Spartan Race Pledges Due

October 4-8 – Fall Break

  • Individual yearbook pictures are Thursday, September 20, and Friday, September 21. Check with your homeroom teacher to see which day your child will have their picture made. Students may wear civilian clothes for these pictures. Remember to follow the BBS Dress Code regarding short/skirt length, tank top/spaghetti straps, and shoes.

  • Open House is Thursday, September 20. We will begin in the Sanctuary at 6:30 p.m. followed by classroom visits.

  • All Bobcat Spartan Race pledges are due by Friday, September 21.

  • Fall Break is coming soon. We will be offering child-care on October 4, 5, and 8 from 7:30 a.m.

    until 5:30 p.m. Click here to make a reservation. Pricing is $4/hour (normal ASC rates). A reservation is required, and is a commitment.

First Grade Overview

September 17, 2017

BIBLE: We are introducing the idea of memorizing Scripture to our 1st graders. We will do some in-class exercises with the passage. Our first verse will be our school verse of the year: “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.” Romans 15:13 (ESV)

LANGUAGE ARTS:
Phonics: Review of letters K, C (hard c), B, and spelling with k and c.

Assessment: Test Friday

**Assessments cover the information on worksheets your child has brought home for homework from the previous week.

Spelling:  The list goes home every Monday in the homework folder on the take home side.

Test on List 2:

a, an, at, tap, lot, nap, tan, zip, lap, pit

Sentences: 1. Nap on it.    2. Zip a top.

Foundations and Frameworks: The next several days we are focusing on the Genre- Tall Tales. We will read about Paul Bunyan, Dona Flor, Clementine Sweet, and Whoosh Went the Wind. We will study, but not be tested on, the vocabulary words enormous, clenched, whoosh, and commotion.

MATH:  This week in marvelous math we will work on addition facts/adding 0, pattern blocks, counting by 10’s, subtraction facts

(minus 1), and identifying identical designs.
Assessment: Test Friday

**Assessments cover the information on worksheets your child has brought home for homework from the previous week.

SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES:  September will be all about Asia!

Students will need to be able to recite “The Tiger” poem by Friday, September 28, 2018. This poem will be in your child’s Tuesday folder.

“The Tiger”

We can never never touch them,

so we love them from afar;

they are wild and distant-

the tiger and the star.

We can never know them;

they are not what we are:

fire, fire, burning bright-

the tiger and the star.

REMINDERS:

Fifth grade students will sell ice cream in the cafeteria each day (except Wednesday) for 50 cents-$1.00. You may send ice cream money with your child in their lunch box.

Please submit Box Tops to your teacher to earn money for your child’s classroom.

September 20th - Open House at 6:30- No homework except study for your spelling test.

September 20th  - Fall pictures- Wear nice casual dress and can bring a change of clothes/tennis shoes.

October 4th - Fall Break. School resumes October 9th