Sunday, September 17, 2017

Mrs. Hunter’s Hive
Sept 18th – 22nd
Home Reading
They should be reading for 10-15 minutes each night.  The bag and the book should be returned daily.  Books will not be exchanged without a parent signature. Please keep track of reading on your reading calendar.
If books are lost or damaged there is a $5.00 replacement cost, if the book is found your money will be returned.
*** If the books are too hard or too easy let me know***
Dates to Remember
Sept 22nd –Fall Carnival
Sept 22nd – Spelling Test/Spirit Day/Show and Tell
SEP WEEK/BOOK FAIR Oct 2nd – 6th
Oct 9th – Columbus Assembly 2:30
Oct 12th – New Harmony Field Trip

Spelling
Please remember to practice your spelling words. Spelling tests will be given at the end of the week.  This week we will be working with the ‘en’ and ‘am’ chunks.
*ten, men, hen, den, pen, then, when, pigpen, playpen, amen
*ham, jam, ram, gram, Pam, Sam, clam, swam, yam, slam
*Tricky Words is, some, all
Jackets
The weather is unpredictable this time of year.  Please send a jacket.  We had a few cold kiddos last week.
Show and Tell
On Friday Sept 22nd please bring something that begins with the letter “D‘’. 
I’m looking forward to meeting with you during SEP week.
Mrs. Hunter
School 586-9485

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Friday, September 8, 2017

Mrs. Hunter’s Hive
September 11th-15th
Home Reading
Your child should be bringing home a book bag each night. They should be reading for 10-15 minutes each night.  The bag and the book should be returned daily.  Books will not be exchanged without a parent signature. Please keep track of reading on your reading calendar.
If books are lost or damaged there is a $5.00 replacement cost, if the book is found your money will be returned.

Spelling
Please remember to practice your spelling words. Spelling tests will be given at the end of the week.  This week we will be working with the ‘in’ and ‘an’ chunks.
*chin, fin, skin, pin, shin, tin, win, twin, spin, grin
*ran, can, van, man, fan, pan, scan, bran, tan, than
*Sight words: so, no, to

Dates to Remember
Sept 12th Fall Picture Day
September 15th– Spelling Test/Spirit Day/Show and Tell
Sept 22nd Fall Carnival

Show and Tell
On Friday September 15th please bring something that begins with the letter “c‘’. 

Your kids are great!  If you have questions or concerns please let me know.
Mrs. Hunter
School 586-9485
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Friday, September 1, 2017

Mrs. Hunter’s Hive
September 4th – 8th
Home Reading
Your child should be reading for 10-15 minutes each night.  The bag and the book should be returned daily.  Books will not be exchanged without a parent signature. Please keep track of reading minutes on your reading calendar.  Mark the minutes read for the month and return it. 
If books are lost or damaged there is a $5.00 replacement cost, if the book is found your money will be returned.

Dates to Remember
Sept. 8th - Spirit Day/Spelling Test
Sept. 12th  - Fall Picture Day
Sept. 22nd– Fall Carnival
Spelling
Our spelling test will have a total of 13 words.  Five ‘at’ words, five ‘it’ words, and three tricky words.  We will practice adding beginning sounds to each chunk also known as word families.
Please remember to practice your spelling words. Spelling tests will be given at the end of the week.  This week we will be working with the ‘at’ and ‘it’ chunks.
*at, bat, sat, rat, fat, flat, hat, chat, cat, pat
*bit, fit, sit, hit, lit, pit, spit, kit, it, quit
*Tricky Words I, of, a
Show and Tell
On Friday Sept 8th, please bring something that begins with the letter “b”.

Volunteers
I will attach a copy of the volunteer schedule.  If you didn’t get a chance to sign up and want to come in, please contact me.  If someone else has the time you want, don’t worry I can have two helpers at a time.
Mrs. Hunter
School 586-9485

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Friday, August 25, 2017

Mrs. Hunter’s Hive

August 28th – Sept 1st

Home Reading
Your child will be bringing home a book bag each night. They should be reading for 10-15 minutes each night.  The bag and the book should be returned daily.  Books will not be exchanged without a parent signature.  You will also be getting a reading calendar.  Please keep track of reading minutes on your reading calendar.  Mark the minute’s read for the month and return it. 
If books are lost or damaged there is a $5.00 replacement cost, if the book is found your money will be returned.
Reading Calendars will start in September


Dates to Remember
September 4th – OUT for Labor Day

Library
Our library day is on Wednesday.  Students can’t check out a new book unless they return their old one.  Please help them remember to bring their library books on Wednesday.
P.E.
We have P.E. on Monday and Thursday from 2:00 – 2:30.  Please make sure that your child is wearing appropriate shoes and clothing.
*Flip Flops are not allowed at school

Donations
Thanks for the donations of supplies and money to our class. We really appreciate them.

Miners Folders
Please watch for Miners Folders on Mondays.  I will send home notes and important information in this folder.  Please have your student return the folder on Tuesday so I can have it for more notes.
Box Tops
We are collecting Box Tops.  It brings $$$ to our school, the class that brings in the most gets a prize.

Book Orders
I will send home book orders about once a month.  Do not feel obligated to purchase, however they do have great books on your child’s reading level for a great price.  It is easy to order online.  Every book you buy gives money to our class for our class library.
Attendance
Regular attendance is essential for learning.  Students lose out on critical information and interactions when they are absent.  If students are ill and unable to attend school, please notify our office the morning of the absence.
Volunteers
We love to have volunteers help out in our classroom.  If you have signed up please start coming after Labor Day.  If you have not signed up and would like to please let me know.
  • I will send home a copy of the schedule.
  
e-mail
I would like to communicate with parents through e-mail.  If you have not received an e-mail from me, I don’t have your correct e-mail address. 
Spirit Day
Friday is Spirit Day.  Students are encouraged to wear a Miners shirt or school colors.  (Maroon – Green- Blue) If you are interested in a t-shirt the PTA has some on display in the office

Spelling
We will start spelling on Sept. 5th   Spelling tests will be on Friday.

Show and Tell
On Friday September 1st, please bring something that begins with “a” if you would like to share something that is alive please take a picture and email it to me so we can avoid any allergy problems.


Mrs. Hunter
School 586-9485

Huntersfirstgradefun.blogspot.com