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Sunday, August 2, 2015

Welcome to First Grade!




Meet the Teacher will take place from 1-3pm tomorrow. The first day of school will be Wednesday,  August 5th. I am looking forward to meeting all of the new students. It's going to be a great year!

Upcoming Dates

Volunteer Training Dates
July 28- 6:00 pm
August 1- 9:00am
August 6- 6:00pm
August 27- 6:00pm
September 3- 9:00am

August 25- 6:30 pm-K/1st Curriculum Night

August 26- K/1 Picture Day

September 14-18-Book Fair

September 15- STEAM Family night

Friday, May 15, 2015

THE LAST PEAK AT THE WEEK!!!

END of the Year Events

GAME DAY
Monday, May 18th

Students may bring in board games and puzzles from home to play with their classmates. No electronics please!



Monday will also be RBES Hat & Shades Day!
Cost: $1.00 to wear a Hat and/or sunglasses
***Donations go to Extra Special People. 


READ-IN and OUTSIDE FUN
Tuesday, May 19th

Students may bring a pillow, blanket, and/or stuffed animal friend to read with.


We will also be spending some time outdoors. Students may bring bubbles, chalk, hula hoop, bug catchers, and jump ropes.



MOVIE DAY and END OF THE YEAR PARTY
Wednesday, May 20th



End of the Year Party 12:40-2:15

The students will be served pizza for lunch from 12:05 – 12:35 followed by activities beginning at 12:40. 

We are asking each child to send in $6 by Monday, May 18th. If you need to write a check please make it out to: Deanna Rollins. She will be purchasing the items.
(This will cover the cost of pizza, drinks, plates and napkins for lunch and ice cream, bowls, spoons, ice cream toppings, as well as all the other supplies we need for each station.)

If you would like to attend the celebration please join us at 12:05 for lunch outside and/or at 12:40 for the rotating activities until 2:15 that include a Dance Party, Cake Walk, Ice Cream Sundae Station, Outside Games, and Minute to Win it Challenge!

REPORT CARDS


Report Cards go home on Wednesday, May 20! 

Homework:
READ!!!





Thank you for a wonderful year!
 I hope you have a safe and fun summer!
Don't forget to read so you will maintain those skills needed for second grade. It has been a pleasure being your child's first grade teacher.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Peek at the Week 5/12-5/15

It is hard to believe the end of the year is here! We have many special events coming up. Here is a brief summary of what will be happening. Please let me know if you have any questions.

FIELD TRIP TO MEMORIAL PARK
Tuesday, May 12th 8:30 am-12pm

Students should wear their tie dye t-shirts.
Students may bring a bottle of water labeled with their name.
Paper bags and disposable water bottels work best for packing so special lunchboxes are not accidentally left at the park. Please label everything with your child's name. 

STEP UP DAY
Wednesday, May 13, 9:45am-10:20am

FIELD DAY
Thursday, May 14, 8:30am -2pm

Students will participate in fun relays, games, and activities outside.
Students can wear their tie dye t-shirt or DA$H t-shirt, tennis shoes, shorts, and sunscreen. Please also send a water bottle. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP AS A FIELD DAY VOLUNTEER

GAME DAY
Monday, May 18th

Students may bring in board games and puzzles from home to play with their classmates.  
 
READ-IN and OUTSIDE FUN
Tuesday, May 19th

Students may bring a pillow, blanket, and/or stuffed animal friend to read with. We will also be spending some time outdoors. Students may bring bubbles, chalk, hula hoop, bug catchers, and jump ropes.


MOVIE DAY and END OF THE YEAR PARTY
Wednesday, May 20th
*More details to come...

Thank you for a wonderful year!




1. READ!!!


 
May 12th- Field Trip to Memorial Park/Bear Hollow Zoo
May 4th-13th- Project Based Learning
May 14th- Field Day
May 20th- End of the 4th Quarter/Last Day of School/Grade Level End of the Year Party

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

End of the Year Festivities

Dear parents,

It is hard to believe the end of the year is here! We have many special events coming up. Here is a brief summary of what will be happening. Please let me know if you have any questions.

FIELD TRIP TO MEMORIAL PARK
Tuesday, May 12th 8am-12 PM, Field Trip to Memorial Park

Students should wear their tie dye t-shirts.
Students may bring a bottle of water.
If your child is bringing a lunch from home please pack it in a paper bag so no lunchboxes are left at home.

FIELD DAY
Thursday, May 14, 8:30am -2pm

Students will participate in fun relays, games, and activities outside.
Students can wear their tie dye t-shirt or DA$H t-shirt, tennis shoes, shorts, and sunscreen. Please also send a water bottle.
Students will need to pack an extra set of DRY clothes in their book bag because they will be participating in water games.

GAME DAY
Monday, May 18th

Students may bring in board games, puzzles, and hand held games from home to play with their classmates.

READ-IN and OUTSIDE FUN
Tuesday, May 19th

Students may bring a pillow, blanket, and/or stuffed animal friend to read with. We will also be spending some time outdoors. Students may bring bubbles, chalk, hula hoops, bug catchers, and jump ropes.

MOVIE DAY and END OF THE YEAR PARTY
Wednesday, May 20th
*More details to come about when the party will start. Parents will be invited to come.

Thank you for a wonderful year!

PBL Class Supports Athens Area Homeless Shelter

Donations are being taken for the following items:

>wash clothes
>toothbrushes
>deodorant
>cookie/brownie mix
>raisins
>fruit cups
>cottage/mozzarella cheese
>gum/mints
>bars of soap
>granola bars
>toothpaste
>colored pencils and markers
>birthday candles,plates,napkins
>scraps of fabric
>plain gift bags-medium-
>fiberfill
>spaghetti sauce

Friday, May 1, 2015

Peek at the Week 5/4-5/8

Don't forget to wear Tie Dyed shirts on the following days to show our class spirit:
 
1.May 12- Our Field Trip to Bear Hollow Zoo
2. May 14- K-2 Field Day
3. May 20- The Last Day of School!
Here's a sneak peek at next week: 

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This week we will be playing games and working on fun activities to review skills in all subject areas. Our daily schedule will be different due to Project Based Learning. Project Based Learning will be from May 4th -13th after lunch. Please see the first grade lunch schedule changes below.

5/4-5/13 First Grade Lunch Schedule

11:27- 11:55 Brandenburg





1. READ!!!
 
FIELD TRIP
The first graders will be taking a field trip to Memorial Park on Tuesday, 5/12. We will enjoy a tour around Bear Hollow Zoo to see Georgia’s native wildlife and a picnic lunch at the park. 


May 1st- Relay for Life
May 12th- Field Trip to Memorial Park/Bear Hollow Zoo
May 4th-13th- Project Based Learning
May 14th- Field Day
May 20th- End of the 4th Quarter/Last Day of School/Grade Level End of the Year Party


Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Relay For Life-- This Friday, May 1st!

Please join the RBES team at the Oconee County Relay for Life this Friday, May 1. Relay for Life will be held on the NOHS football field.  The team lap is at 7 pm. From 7:30-9, the RBES tent will have three activities children can participate in for $3. They will be making slime, experimenting with the Van de Graff generator, and making a kazoo. Come help RBES as we know it might take some "WEIRD" Science to Cure Cancer!!