Theme Verse

Joshua 1:9 "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”



Scholastic Code: GYCG9

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

February 2018


February is one of my favorite months of the year!  It is a good time to reflect on God’s amazing love.  I pray that you all have experienced His great love in your own lives.

February is a busy month in first grade.  Thursday, February 1 is Favorite Toy Day. Please remember, no video games (including phones/iPads/etc) should be sent to school. Electronic toys (toys that have a battery and may make noise/move) may be sent as long as they can be turned off when needed. Use your discretion as to what may/may not be appropriate for a classroom setting.

We will be celebrating our 100th day of school on Tuesday, February 6.  The children have been anticipating this all year!  We will have a normal class schedule on this day, with 100th Day activities included in many lessons.  Your child will be thrilled to tell you that he or she is 100 days smarter!  Please visit our Sign-Up Genius if you would like to contribute any items for our celebration. We still have several items that are needed to help with our fun day!
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040e49a8ab28a20-100th2


We are participating in the Spread the Love Campaign once again this year. We are collecting jars of peanut butter and jelly (no glass jars, please!) from February 1-14. The class that brings in the most jars will win a cupcake party!

Our first Bible memory this month will be Joshua 24:15.
Choose this day whom ye will serve.... But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord!
This will be due on Friday, February 2.

Our Valentine card exchange will be held on Wednesday, February 14, in the afternoon.  Valentines for the class may be sent on or before February 14th.  I am sending a copy of our class list in White Envelopes on Tuesday, January 30.  If your child would like to hand out Valentines to his/her classmates, please be sure to include everyone listed, so that no one gets hurt feelings!  If you are interested in providing a snack for our class, please contact me. Thanks!

This month’s Spirit Day will be Career Day on Thursday, February 15.  Children are invited by the Student Council to participate.  I can't wait to see all of our future careers!

There will be no school on Monday, February 19, in honor of Presidents' Day.

On Wednesday, February 21, we will have a visit from an employee of McCormick Orthodontics to discuss the importance dental hygiene.

Please be watching for your Re-Enrollment information which should be coming home sometime in February.

If you have not yet had a chance to be a reading helper, please consider coming to listen to our students read during the month of February. The children love to have visitors! The only requirement is that you have your clearances on file in the school office.  Please visit the Sign-Up Genius link below to sign up!
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040e49a8ab28a20-february2

February Dates to Remember:
***Thursday, February 1 – Favorite Toy Day
***Friday, February 2 - Joshua 24:15 due
***Tuesday, February 6 – 100th Day of School
***Wednesday, February 14 - Valentine Card Exchange
***Thursday, February 15 - Career Day
***Monday, February 19 - No School (President’s Day)
***Wednesday, February 21 - Dental Health Visitor

Birthdays this Month:
***February 2 - Sofia's Birthday
***February 18 – Connor's Half-Birthday


God bless you!
Jackie McClure




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