1st Grade with Jami Rowlett

Welcome Back First Grade Families

Dear Parents: We are so excited to start the new school year!  It was great to see so many faces at our meet and greet and back to school night!  We look forward to working closely with you to ensure your child’s success. REMINDERS: Label all your child’s personal belongings (jackets, lunchbox, headphones, water bottles). Send a water bottle with your child. Send a morning snack in an outside pocket of your child’s backpack. Create a sign with your child’s first and last name to...

August 15, 2019 Read more

Field Day

Student will be watching a movie for the last part of field day.  Your child will have the choice to watch Finding Nemo in my room or they may watch Monster University in Miss. Garcia’s room. If you would prefer that your child doesn’t watch the movie you may pick them up at 12:30.     Thanks have  great...

June 4, 2019 Read more

May 27, 2019-Week 35

Hello First Grade Families,  I hope everyone had a great weekend.  I can not believe that we only have 7 days left!!! This year has zoomed by.  We have a busy 7 days ahead of us.  Make sure to add these important dates and reminders to your calendar.  Important Information/Reminders: May 28, 29, 30 and June 3 & 4— The 8th graders will have Lemonade Stands during lunch. They will sell it for 25 cents a cup.  You may send money with your child on those days. I will not be...

May 28, 2019 Read more

Week 34 – May 20, 2019

Dear First Grade Families,  Tomorrow is MAP reading testing. 1st graders will start at 8:15.  Be sure to have your child at school on time.  Please make sure they are rested and ready to go.  The will take the math portion on Wednesday at 10:00.  Make up tests will be on Thursday.  As we get closer to the end of the school year, we will be very busy finishing up assessments for report cards.  Last week was our last day of formal homework for both reading and math.  There will be no...

May 20, 2019 Read more

Week 33 5/13/19

Hello First Grade Families, Happy late Mother’s day!! I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend especially all the wonderful mother’s out there. Wow!!! I totally feel loved. Thank you for all the wonderful notes, and gifts that were sent in for teacher appreciation. It melts my heart reading all the notes the kids (and parents) wrote. I love spending each day with your children. They are such amazing individuals. Reminders/Important Information: The Spring Buy One...

May 13, 2019 Read more

Week 32

Hello First Grade Families, It’s so hard to believe we only have 5 weeks of school left. We will definitely be busy finishing up our first grade learning and preparing for second grade. Important Information: We will take the MAPS reading and math tests the week of May 20. I will let you know which days of the week our first graders will be testing. They will not take both tests on the same day. Thank you to everyone that placed a Scholastic Book Order. I will send the books home with your...

May 8, 2019 Read more

Week 31 – 4/29/19

Hello First Grade Families, Hope everyone had an amazing weekend. I love the spring weather. Remember to write your child’s name on extra clothing items. Last week in first grade: We began our word study for -ain words.We practiced using possessive and plural nouns.We found the main idea and key details in a paragraph.We finished up our Biomimicry unit by creating boxes and using an animal’s or plant’s special ability to protect the box.We started our small moment...

April 29, 2019 Read more

Week 30 — 4/22-4/25

Hello First Grade Families, I hope everyone had an amazing Easter weekend. Can you believe that we have been in school for 30 weeks. The time has just zoomed by!! Important Reminders/ Information: With the weather warming up, I suggest students bring a filled water bottle every day.  Please label it with their name.Don’t forget to label all layered clothing. This way if it gets lost it will be easily returned.. Last week on first grade: We reviewed common and proper...

April 22, 2019 Read more

Week 29 – 4/15/19

Hello First Grade Families, Thank you to all of the parents that were able to meet with for conferences.  It was wonderful talking with you about your child’s great progress this year. I love this time of year the first graders are making so much progress, it is so much fun to see!! Reminder:     Book orders — a scholastic book order went home with your child last week. This will be our last one this will be our last one this year. You may visit :...

April 15, 2019 Read more

Week 28 – 4/8 with slide show

Welcome back to school!! I hope everyone had a restful and fun spring break. It was nice to have time off, but I am looking forward to seeing all the first graders tomorrow morning. Thank you to all of the families that were able to make it to our animal slideshow presentations!  The kids worked very hard and I am so proud of them. Important Information/Reminders: April 12- Parent/teacher conferences are scheduled for this Friday.  Please see the link below for the sign-up. Important...

April 7, 2019 Read more