Monday, September 28, 2015

Math Fluency Assessments

On Friday, your child took a timed math fluency assessment. Students have 2 minutes to complete 20 problems. The corrected math test went home in folders today.  Don't worry about the score of the first test.  Many students are just getting used to taking a timed test.  These assessments will be sent home weekly so that you can see your child's progress. 

Friday, September 25, 2015

Picture Day

Picture Day is Friday, October 2nd.  Picture order forms are going home with your child today.  Please return them on or before October 2nd.  Have a great weekend!

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Scholastic Book Orders

Dear Families,
Encouraging reading is one of the most important things we can do to help your child succeed. I am excited that our class will be participating in Scholastic Reading Club this school year.  Today, some book order forms went home with your child. To order online, go to and use our class code: LPQPM. Every book you buy earns points towards FREE books for our class library.  As a (newer) first grade teacher, I'd love to add as many books as possible to our library!
Thanks for your support!
Mrs. Farrell

Monday, September 21, 2015

Principal Dressler's Blog

It was so nice meeting parents at Back to School Night.  Also, thank you for taking the time to sign up for my blog.  This is where you can stay up-to-date on our class's news, information, and up-coming events.  If you'd like to have up-to-date information for the school, please visit and/or sign up for Mrs. Dressler's blog:

Completed Passports

On Friday, we completed our school passports and traveled to the last 3 areas of the school: The playground, stage, and the bus line-up area. We all received a star meaning that we showed great behavior in all these areas.  Great work 109!

Friday, September 11, 2015

School Rules

Today the kids traveled around the school with passports.  We visited 4 different areas and practiced appropriate behavior for each.  After kids demonstrated appropriate behavior, they received a star in their passport. We have 3 more areas to visit next week.





Thursday, September 10, 2015

Thursday, September 3, 2015

It’s hard to believe that our first week of school is over!  I am having a wonderful time getting to know your children. The class has been working very hard. We are meeting new friends and learning the classroom rules and routines.  Ask your child what some of our classroom rules are!

Each child was given a classroom job.  These jobs may include line leader, pencil sharpener, door holder, etc.  The jobs will change every Monday, and students will keep his or her job for the entire week.  Every child will have an opportunity to do every job.  

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