God, Scholarship, Community, and Service.

Grade 1

Mrs. Balzano (mbalzano@gscregional.org)

Dear Parents,

     This week we are reading the stories “A Big Fish for Max” and “At Home.  Please practice our word wall words at home with your child this week.


Word Wall Words: catch, good, no, put, want, with, trash, then


Spelling Words: No new words this week. We will review.


Religion: We will practice for our all Saints Prayer Service


Phonics Skills: We will work on digraphs sh and th


Genre and Comprehension: We will work on Animal Fantasy

                                                          stories and the Main Idea.





Dates to Remember:

  • Oct. 30th – Hot Dog Lunch

  • Oct. 31st – No School

  • Nov. 5th – 1 PM – All Saints Program

  • Nov. 7th – School Liturgy

  • Nov. 14th – No School

  • Nov. 26 – No School – Faculty Meeting and

  •                        First Trimester ends

  • Nov. 27th – Happy Thanksgiving

  • Dec. 1st – Classes Resume


I am back !  I want to thank you for all of your support during my recovery.


Have a great week!

Mrs. Balzano

                 WOW! What a great day. Thank you for the lovely gifts. You are the best.




Monday, Oct. 27th – Read the poems in the poems journal.



Tuesday, Oct. 28th – Religion- Practice reading saint sentence.

                                          Voyages in English – do page 19

                                           Bring in money to vote for your


Thursday is a Dress Down Day !


Wednesday, Oct. 29th – Religion- Practice saint sentences.

                                               Voyages in English – do page 20

                                               Reading words for Unit 2.1 are in the

                                              Homework Copybook

Tomorrow – Dress Down Day – No Costumes


Thursday, Oct. 30th – Religion – Practice Saint Sentences.

                                           Please check Homework Folder for note.



Player of the Day

Monday: Patrick

Tuesday: Joseph

Wednesday: Joseph







 Learning is Fun!

1st Grade with 8th Grade Buddies

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to Mass with their eighth grade buddies. DSC_0519   DSC_0517   DSC_0515 DSC_0513   DSC_0512   DSC_0508 First Day of School DSC_0366   DSC_0368 Library Time DSC_0503   DSC_0505