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Welcome to the 1st grade news blog at PDS! We're glad you stopped by. Return here often for the latest homework assignments, class news, and announcements.

 

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PDS Notes 03-17-15

Posted on Tuesday, March, 17th, 2015 at 8:43 am

 

Jean DayDon’t forget – -  -  Friday is jean day!!  Students can pay $1 to wear jeans or appropriate blue jean shorts each Friday through March 27.  Uniform shirts or t-shirts must be worn with them.  All money collected during this time will be used in April for a fun event for the students!!

Box TopsOur last competition for the year started March 1 and will go through May 15.  The students will be “Racing for Recess”.  First and second place winners in preschool and first and second place winners in elementary will have extra recess time where they will get to have a water gun battle.  We have a poster set up in the hall to show the progress of each class each week!  Let the competition begin!!!

Spring PicturesSpring Pictures will be made on Tuesday, March 24.  Students may wear Spring clothes this day. Order envelopes are being sent home today.

Basketball GameWe will have our ballgame this Friday, March 20.  A schedule is being sent home today with each team member and the time he/she will be playing. 

Fern FundraiserFern orders are due March 27.  Top seller prizes will be awarded in the amounts of $100, $50, and $25.

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1st Grade Homework – Week of March 16 – 20

Posted on Monday, March, 16th, 2015 at 8:15 am

 

MONDAY

Reading: Read pages 10 – 11 in Aesop’s Fables
Math: Test tomorrow
Spelling: Write words on spelling homework sheet

TUESDAY

Reading: Read pages 15 – 16 in Aesop’s Fables
Spelling: Write words 2 times each on tablet paper
Phonics: Test tomorrow

WEDNESDAY

Reading: Read pages 23 – 24 in Aesop’s Fables
Spelling: Pre-test tomorrow

THURSDAY
Reading: Read pages 31 – 32 in Aesop’s Fables – Answer comprehension questions
Spelling: Test tomorrow
Bible: Verse and Catechism test tomorrow

DAILY CHECKLIST:
Bible: Review catechism and Bible verse
Reading: Review sight words
Phonics & Language: Correct class work sheets, review Charts 6-13, as needed
Math: Correct class work sheet; Study 12 Subtraction, review others as needed
Spelling: Practice The Wonderful World poem

TEST SCHEDULE:
MONDAY: Writing
TUESDAY: Math
WEDNESDAY: Phonics
THURSDAY: Spelling Pre-test
FRIDAY: Spelling; Bible Verse & Catechism

Catechism Question #27: Did Adam keep the covenant of works?
Catechism Answer:
No. He sinned against God.

Bible Verse: For God did not give us a spirit of fear, but a spirit of power, of love, and of a sound mind. So do not be afraid to testify about our Lord. 2 Timothy 1:
7–8a.

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1st Grade Homework – Week of March 2 – 6

Posted on Monday, March, 2nd, 2015 at 8:49 am

 

 

MONDAY

Reading: Read pages on homework sheet in reader - Answer compr. questions
Math: Test tomorrow
Phonics: Test tomorrow
Spelling: Write words on spelling homework sheet

TUESDAY

Reading: Read pages on homework sheet in reader
Spelling: Test tomorrow
Bible: Verse, Catechism, and Unit test tomorrow

WEDNESDAY

No homework 

THURSDAY & FRIDAY

MAIS Teacher’s Meeting – School Holiday

DAILY CHECKLIST:
Bible: Review catechism and Bible verse
Reading: Review sight words
Phonics & Language: Correct class work sheets, review Charts 6-13, as needed
Math: Correct class work sheet; Study 12 addition;Review 1-11 flashcards as needed
Spelling: Practice The Wonderful World poem
TEST SCHEDULE:
MONDAY: Writing
TUESDAY: Math & Phonics
WEDNESDAY: Spelling; Bible Verse, Catechism, & Unit Test
THURSDAY: School Holiday
FRIDAY: School Holiday
Catechism Question #26: What if Adam disobeyed God?
Catechism Answer: He would die.

Bible Verse: And He has given us this command: Whoever loves God must also love his brother. 1 John 4:21

Spring Break: March 10 – 14: Enjoy your break!!!!

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Basketball T Shirt Order Form

Posted on Friday, February, 27th, 2015 at 2:04 pm

 

Attached you will find a Basketball T Shirt Order Form.  If you would like to order a t-shirt, please turn in your form by Wednesday, March 4th.  We will be placing the order Wednesday afternoon.

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School Closed

Posted on Tuesday, February, 24th, 2015 at 6:02 am

 

PDS preschool and elementary will be closed today, February 24, due to weather conditions.  You will be notified again if there are more cancellations.  Otherwise, school will resume tomorrow.

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PTF Fundraiser – Fridays

Posted on Monday, February, 23rd, 2015 at 10:15 am

 

Beginning Friday, February 27 – Friday, March 27, Students can pay $1.00 and wear jeans on Fridays.  Uniform shirts, sweatshirts, or PDS t-shirts must be worn with them.  All money collected during this time will be used in April for a fun event for the students.

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INCLEMENT WEATHER

Posted on Monday, February, 23rd, 2015 at 9:46 am

 

The closing of the school due to inclement weather will be announced as soon as possible. It will also be posted on our website and Facebook.  Should the weather become hazardous during the day, especially in an ice storm, you should stay in touch with news reports.  Announcements will be made through local radio.  Please do not call the school office or home numbers of school representatives, as these people need to be in contact with other officials at these crucial times. 

PDS uses a web-based “Call-Em-All” Program for important announcements regarding weather. The computer system will call all parents within a matter of minutes to announce any news.  If your phone number changes please contact the school.

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PDS Notes and Reminders

Posted on Monday, February, 23rd, 2015 at 9:40 am

 

Lunch FormsLunch Forms are due tomorrow, February 24.

Box TopsPlease remember to turn in all Box Tops on Friday.  The submission deadline is March 1.

Basketball FormsPlease turn in your child’s basketball form by tomorrow, February 24.  Mrs. Deanna needs to start setting up the team rosters. 

Yearbook FormsIf you have not turned in your yearbook order form, please do so this week.  We will be turning in our count to Jostens in the near future.  We will not be ordering any extra yearbooks so please make sure you place your order!!  You will not want to miss out on this yearbook! Mrs. Deborah has been working very hard and has filled it with lots of candid pictures.  It will be full of colored photos from beginning to end!!

Spring PicturesSpring Pictures will be made on Tuesday, March 24.

Spring BreakPreschool Spring Break – March 9 – 13  Elementary Spring Break – March 5 – 13.  The elementary will have holidays on the 5th and 6th due to the MAIS Teachers’ Meeting.

 

 

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1st Grade Homework – Week of February 23 – 27

Posted on Monday, February, 23rd, 2015 at 8:12 am

 

MONDAY

Reading: Read pages on homework sheet in reader
Math: Test tomorrow
Spelling: Write words on spelling homework sheet

TUESDAY

Reading: Read pages on homework sheet in reader
Spelling: Write words 2 times each on tablet paper
Phonics: Test tomorrow

WEDNESDAY

Reading: Read pages on homework sheet in reader
Spelling: Pre-test tomorrow

THURSDAY
Reading: Read pages on homework sheet in reader – Answer comprehension questions
Spelling: Test tomorrow
Bible: Verse and Catechism test tomorrow; Recite poem tomorrow

DAILY CHECKLIST:
Bible: Review catechism and Bible verse
Reading: Review sight words
Phonics & Language: Correct class work sheets, review Charts 6-13, as needed
Math: Correct class work sheet; Review 1-11 flashcards, as needed
Spelling: Practice God Gave Me Eyes poem
TEST SCHEDULE:
MONDAY: Writing
TUESDAY: Math
WEDNESDAY: Phonics
THURSDAY: Spelling Pre-test
FRIDAY: Spelling; Bible Verse & Catechism; Poem

Catechism Question #25: What did God promise in the covenant of works?
Catechism Answer: To give Adam life if he obeyed God.

Bible Verse: I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. Psalm 4:8

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1st Grade Homework – Week of February 16 – 20

Posted on Tuesday, February, 17th, 2015 at 8:25 am

 

Monday

Reading:  Read pages 66-68 in Kind and Brave
Math:  Test tomorrow
Spelling:  Write words on spelling homework sheet

Tuesday

Reading:  Read pages 70-72 in Kind and Brave
Spelling:  Write words 2 times each on tablet paper
Phonics:  Test tomorrow

Wednesday

Reading:  Read pages 77-79 in Kind and Brave
Spelling:  Pre-test tomorrow

Thursday

Reading:  Read pages 84-87 in Kind and Brave – Answer comprehension questions
Spelling:  Test tomorrow
Bible:  Verse and Catechism test tomorrow

Daily Checklist:
Bible:  Review catechism and Bible verse
Reading:  Review sight words
Phonics & Language:  Correct class work sheets, Study Chart 13, review 6-12, as needed
Math:  Correct class work sheet: Study 11 Subtraction; review others as needed
Spelling:  Practice God Gave Me Eyes poem

Test Schedule:
Monday:  Writing
Tuesday:  Math
Wednesday:  Phonics
Thursday:  Spelling Pre-test
Friday:  Spelling; Bible Verse & Catechism

Catechism Question #24: What did Adam have to do in the covenant of works?
Catechism Answer:  To obey God perfectly.

Bible Verse:  God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.”  So we say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid.”  Hebrews 13:5b-6a