Parent Teacher Conferences

Sep 21

I am looking forward to meeting with each parent this coming Wednesday, September 23.  Conferences are 20 minutes long and are held back to back.  Please be prompt so that we can utilize all 20 minutes.  This will be a wonderful time for us to strategize for your child’s success in first grade.

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Our First Week

Aug 16

We completed our first week successfully by getting to know one another, learning our classroom rules, focusing on the seven habits, meeting our big buddies and learning our way around our school.  We have many eager young leaders ready to learn.  You can help your Firstie by making sure that every item on our first grade supply list was sent to school.  Some children do not yet have a pair of scissors, or a particular color folder (yellow) or another item.  Therefore when we do an activity or store work for our Specials teachers that child has difficulty.  Please make sure all supplies are at school this week. Please check your child’s S T A R notebook for homework nightly.  Also, please check your child’s behavior log to see how the day went.  Typically children earning yellow, orange or red are doing so due to talking out.  We are working hard to remember that raising our hands for permission to speak is important.  We talk often about being proactive (each student is in charge of themselves and makes choices) and keeping the end in mind (Friday is coming and we are all working to enjoy “Fun Friday”). If you would like to contribute to our positive behavior plan donations of individually wrapped Starburst candies or bags of Skittles or M&Ms are appreciated.  Also tiny prizes such as novelty erasers, bracelets, sunglasses, etc. are welcome.  Having these treats enables daily rewards for outstanding behavior and motivates everyone. Here’s to a wonderful second week of...

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A New School Year!!

Jul 31

First Grade!!  I am so excited to start my second year at American Leadership Academy in Queen Creek.  Last year was fabulous and I know this year will be OUTSTANDING!!  I hope your family will come to Meet the Teacher Night so that we can get acquainted.  You may bring your supplies that night as well.  I look forward to seeing you then.

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