Wednesday, April 11, 2012


Field trip to BIOMES:

April 12- bus leaves school at 9:00 and returns for lunch at 12:00
*****Children are asked to bring a small snack to eat on the bus.******

Book Exchange:

April 13- bring in a book and get a "new to you" book.

1st Grade show performance times

May 16th- 12:50 for the school
May 17th at 9:15 for the parents/families

1st Grade field trip to URI:

May 29th- details to follow.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

It's been a long time.....

but I plan on blogging with more frequency during the rest of the year.
Save the Date:
The first grade will be going on a field trip to BIOMES Marine Biology Center in North Kingstown on Thursday, April 12th.
Further information and a permission slip will be sent home this week.

Mr. Speck

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Young Shoppers

Our class will be going to the Young Shoppers Store on Friday Dec. 9th. This is an inexpensive and convenient opportunity for student to do their holiday shopping. If your child is planning on shopping please send their money in a small plastic bag/envelope with their name on it.
Mr. Speck

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Book Order

The book order sent home this week is due back tomorrow- 11/18.
This will be the last book order before the holidays. Books make a great gift- so if you would like to order books but don't want the children to see what is ordered, please send the slip in an envelope. I will also hold the books(if you wish) when they arrive at school for you to pick up.
Let me know if you have any questions.

Reminder------Balance and Motion night is Monday, Nov 21st from 5-6pm. Stop by and check it out.

Mr. Speck

Monday, November 14, 2011

1st Grade Report Cards....

will not be issued today. The first grade divides the school year into trimesters so ours will be completed in early December. Please let me know if you have any questions.
Also, I will be sending home reminders for Parent/Teacher Conferences that are scheduled for later this month. If I don't have one scheduled for you please contact me!

Mr. Speck

Monday, November 7, 2011

November News

Thursday Nov. 10- Professional Development Day for teachers/staff
Friday November 11- Veterans Day
November 24+25- Thanksgiving break

Special Event!!!!!
Balance and Motion Night
Monday November 21 5:00-6:00 pm
Families are welcome to stop in and check out what the first graders have done in our 1st science unit of the year.

Take-home reading books are sent home on Mondays and Wednesdays only- please make sure to have book/bags and lists in class for those days.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Volunteer Opportunity

I am looking for volunteers to come in and read to/with the children from 12:15 to 12:45. This is our Silent(independent) Reading time. Please let me know if you are interested and which days you are available.
Mr. Speck