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Grade 1 News

Friday October 11th, 2019

Dear American Academy Parents,
We have had a great week in First Grade! We hope you are staying warm today! We have enjoyed seeing everyone at literacy conferences this week. Please take a look at this week’s newsletter for some important information. We hope you have a wonderful fall break.
Changes to our daily schedule
Starting Monday October 21st, we are adding two blocks of literacy to our weekly schedule in place of our second math block on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This will help to balance out our week a little bit better and increase our time in literacy.

Fall Carnival 10/26, 2-5 PM
We invite you to join us after Fall Break for a fun family event full of games, balloon twisters, face painters, snacks, and a Spooky Hallway! Costumes are optional but encouraged, no weapons please. $5 per person general entry, $1 per ride per person additional to support the Middle School Student Council and ride the elevator to the Spooky Hallway. To volunteer or donate for this event, follow the links below:

Go Math Handout
Please look in your child’s yellow folders for a GO math handout coming home tonight. This packet has helpful information and can be used as a great resource on how to login, find helpful lesson videos, and homework. Nothing will be assigned to your child on Think Central unless your child’s math teacher reaches out to you to let you know.

Fall Parties
Information about fall parties on Thursday October 30th will be coming out soon from our first-grade room parents. Stay tuned 😊
Upcoming Events
Oct 11th-18th Fall Break
Oct 31st Fall Parties
For more event dates, please visit the Event Calendar on For questions or concerns about an event date, please contact Trish Cummings.
Thank you so much for your partnership with us! Have a relaxing fall break!

Your First Grade Team
Jorie Pumphrey, Amber Marion, Brittnie Pearson, and Catherine Moody