St Anthonys Catholic School
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

First Grade

First Grade

Welcome to First Grade!

Sunday, 29 October 2017 20:25

Newsletter: Week of October 30th

Hello Lovely 1st Grade Families,

This is a busy & exciting week. Here are a few reminders. I have also attached this week’s newsletter to the post. Please click on the title to view & download the newsletter.


  • 90's Day (Students can dress in 90's themed attire or their school uniform)
  • An assignment for Dia de los Muertos was included in your students Homework packet. Please help them complete the page. 
  • You are also invited to send in a photo of a passed loved one to be included in our school altar.


  • Book Character Day/Orange & Black Day (Students can dress as a book character from their recent book report or an orange and black outfit.
  • Our in-school field trip is also this day. Permission slips were due last week. If you did not turn yours in please do so Monday morning at the latest. 
  • We will be decorating pumpkins this day in class. Please park and walk over to room 10 to collect your student’s pumpkin at dismissal. They are far too large for our students to carry. 
  • Halloween centers will be held from 10:30-11:30am. Come and join in the activities if you are free.


  • All school mass for All Saints Day. Please have students dress in full mass uniform for the mass
  • HALF-DAY: School will dismiss directly after mass. So please plan accordingly. If you are interested in joining us at the mass please do. We will head over to mass at 10:50am.


  • Class Mass: We will be going to mass again as a class on Thursday morning. Please aid students in dressing accordingly.


  • 1st Grade Hot Lunch Fundraiser: We will be selling Nachos. Please visit to sign up as volunteer and receive hours. 
  • You can also support out class by purchasing the hot lunch for your student. Flyers to order Hot Lunch will be in the Tuesday Tiger Tidings.

Please email me with any questions you may have.

Thank you all for the incredible work you do daily.


Miss C

Monday, 23 October 2017 17:45

Newsletter: Week of October 23rd

Hello Parents,

Happy Monday! Thank you all for the wonderful conferences last week. There is nothing like actually sitting down and catching up on the accomplishments of our Firsties and setting goals for the year! Please know that you can email me anytime with questions or thoughts regarding your student. I hope you were able to stay cool today. We did our best here. Regardless of the heat we had a productive and fun day!

A few quick reminders about the week:

Bake Sale - Tomorrow is our class bake sale. If you are sending donation items please drop them off in our classroom or the office in the morning. If you are coming to help sell goodies, we can use you at either 10am or 12pm. Thanks in advance for all the help!

Book Reports - Book reports are due Wednesday and we will share a few reports each day this week in class. Students are invited to dress as their book character on Halloween Day which is after they have done their presentation.

Red Ribbon Week - Red Ribbon Week begins on Wednesday. I attached a copy of the calendar to this week’s homework packet. Both of those documents are also attached to this post. Please let me know if you have any questions. 

Field Trip Permission Slip & Class Shirts - Thank you to the families, who have already returned their field trip forms. If you have not had a chance to sign yours please do so as soon as possible. I also sent home your class t-shirt order forms. please send those back as soon as possible with your student’s t-shirt size so that we can put in the order. 

Thank you all for the incredible work that you do daily for your little learners. I genuinely appreciate it and they do too.


Miss C

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 18:22

Newsletter: Week of October 10th

Hello Families,

Below are some are the upcoming events for our fisties this month. I have attached a copy of this weeks news;etter and the October Book Report assignment page. If you need an extra copy of the book report form please email me. 

Upcoming Events

Wed. – P.E. & All School Mass (@11am - pls. wear full uniform even though we have P.E.)

Thurs. – Class Mass @8am (pls. wear full mass uniform)


Tues.(10/17)-Fri.(10/20) – HALF-DAYS & Parent Teacher Conferences

Wed.(10/25) - October Book Report Due


Thanks for all fo your hard work.


Miss C


Monday, 18 September 2017 16:54

Newsletter: Week of September 18th

Hello Families,

Attached is the Newsletter for this week. Please click on the title of this post to download and view this weeks Newsletter. 

I few upcoming events are:

  • Wednesday is a Half-day and our class will not have P.E. due to the noon dismissal.
  • Picture Day is next week. I sent home some paerwork on ordering options in students homework folders. 

Please email me with any questions regarding these events or others.

Thanks for all that you do!


Miss C

Monday, 11 September 2017 17:40

Newsletter: Week of September 11th

Hello Wonderful Parents,

Welcome to a new week of 1st Grade! I am excited to announce that the new R.E.D. Reading Program will start tomorrow for our class. Look out for the folder in your students backpack. It come with a copy of instructions, a reading log, comprehension questions, and best of all a 1st grade level reading book!

These books are property of the school so please help us preserve them. If you have any questions please email me anytime.

I have attached the newsletter for this week. To view the newsletter, please click on the title of the post and download the attachement.

Thanks for all that you do!


Miss C

Tuesday, 05 September 2017 12:17

Newsletter: Week of September 5th

Good Morning Parents,

Happy 4th week of school! This week we will be finishing our STAR Testing, working more on Maps & Models, and exploring light and shadows. Tomorrow is our annual Back to School Night. The event begins at 6:30pm. There are three 20 minute sessions available for parents. You are asked to attend one session with each of your children's teachers. I look forward to seeing you there.

Attached is this week's Newsletter. To view the newsletter, simply click on the title of the post and hit download. 

I know that IXL has been giving everyone a hardtime thids week. I will handout new login codes tomorrow night at back to school night. So consider tonight and tomorrow a free night from IXL. Thanks for your patience.

Thanks for all the dedication and hard work these past few weeks. 

Email me with any questions.


Miss C

Monday, 28 August 2017 06:47

Newsletter: Week of August 28th

Hello Wonderful Families,

Attached is this weeks newsletter. The weekly newsletter includes the homework for the week, the spelling list, upcoming events, and the topics we will be covering this week. To view this week's newsletter, simply click on the title of this post, then click on the attatchmentss link. 

Here are a few pieces of information about this week:

STAR Testing

This week we are finishing our STAR testing, so be sure to put our little learners to bed early and get a good breakfast in before school.


Our first P.E. class will be help on Wednesday. On P.E. days, students are asked to wear their red P.E. shirts, and their uniform shorts. Students who already have thier P.E. uniforms are asked to wear them wednesday. Students who have not yet recieved their P.E. uniform may dress in their usual uniform clothes. If you still need to order a P.E. uniform, please contact Mrs. Duran in the school office.

Class Mass

Our class mass day is Thursday of each week. Being ontime to mass is very important. Please try to arrive to school early on our mass day to help our class have time to drop off our backpacks before church. Students who are late on our mass days, need to report to the school office. 

Labor Day Weekend

Enjoy the holiday! School will resume on Tuesday.

Back to School Night

Wednesday, September 6th is our annual Back to School Night event. We will be discussing many events you will be planning for during the year, our new reading log system, first grade procedures, field trips fundraisers and more. Please mark your calendars.

If you have any questions regarding these events or others, please feel free to email me at any time.


Miss C


Sunday, 20 August 2017 16:37

Newsletter: Week of August 21st

Thank you everyone for a wonderful first few days! It was a pleasure meeting you and your little learners. Thank you also to the families who came to our Annual Back to School Pot Luck. It was a success!

This week is our first full week in first and I for one am very excited! I have attached my Weekly Newsletter to this post. It contains the weeks homework, spelling list, topics being covered in class, and a list of upcoming events.

We also begin STAR Testing this week, so please be sure to help our student perform at their best by getting them to be early and having a hearty breakfast in the morning.

To view the Newsletter, simply click on the title of this post and download the document.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at any time. 


Miss C

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Hello Wonderful Familes,

This week is jam packed with great things for our lovely firsties. Here is a list of events this week. I have also attached the Newsletter for the week. Simply click on the title of this post to download and view.

Monday - STAR Tesring Continued & Talent Show Practice afterschool

Tuesday - Color Run Prep Party (Come make tutus and tie-dye socks for the Color Run

Wednesday - May Crowning @ 11am & Talent Show Dress Rehearsal after school

Thursday - Talent Show @ 6:30pm in the Condon Center

Friday - Color Run & Half Day

MOnday (5/29) - No School - Memorial Day

Please email me with any questions.

Thanks for all that you do!


Miss C


Tuesday, 28 March 2017 16:15

Great Projects!

Hello Families,

Thank you for all your hard work on the Past & Present Timelines! Keep up the good work!


Miss C


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