God, Scholarship, Community, and Service.

Grade 1

Mrs. Balzano (mbalzano@gscregional.org)

Dear Parents,

     This week we are reading the stories “Who Works Here?” and “Neighborhood Map”. Please practice our word wall words at home with your child this week.


Word Wall Words: live, out, people, who, work, like, bike

Spelling Words: on, mom, job, hop, top, mop, rod, hog, body, jot

Spelling Test will be on Monday, Nov. 24th

Religion: Starting Chapter 7

Phonics Skills: CVCe Long i

 Genre and Comprehension- Expository Nonfiction and Author’s Purpose

 Math – Subtraction and Greater than and Less than

Test on Greater than and Less than – Nov. 19th


Dates to Remember:

  • Nov. 17th – Pretzel Money due – $5.28 pretzel

  • Nov. 19th – Pizza Money for Dec. due  0511-1101-2414-4441

  • Nov. 26 – No School – Faculty Meeting and

  •                        First Trimester ends

  • Nov. 27th – Happy Thanksgiving    turkey moving

  • Dec. 1st – Classes Resume

On Nov. 19th a professional photographer will be at school to take picture of our school. The children are to be in their school uniform.


This week in Science the children are going to be investigating rocks. The children are learning about the math concept of comparing, building their expressive vocabularies and beginning to understand the science concept that rocks have unique physical properties.


Please be sure you are reading with your child every night for at least 10 minutes. Don’t forget to sign the reading log.


Please check the monthly calendar for important dates.


Have a great week!

Mrs. Balzano





Monday, Nov. 17th – Math do paper- test on Wednesday

                                       Spelling – study for test tomorrow

                                         Read for 10 minutes


Tuesday, Nov. 18th – Math do paper

                                         Read for 10 minutes. Don’t forget your sight words


Wednesday, Nov. 19th – Spelling do p. 75

                                               English – do p. 33

Don’t forget to read.


Thursday, Nov. 20th – Math – do paper on Fact Families

                                            Spelling – study new words

                                           Read a good book






Player of the Day

Monday: Antonio

Tuesday: Antonio

Wednesday: Antonio

Thursday: Patrick

Friday: Alex







 Learning is Fun!

Science Experiment with Rocks!

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The First Grade Saints!


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Making a Puppet Show with 8th grade Buddies on the iPads

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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