1st Grade Blog

Mrs. Boring’s First Grade Facts: Week of 3/18/19

I don't know about you, but I am happy to "officially" welcome Spring on Wednesday!  Congratulations, first grade, on another successful quarter!  The children have worked very hard & have shown a lot of growth since the beginning of the school year.  I am so...

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Mrs. Boring’s First Grade Facts: Week of 3/11/19

The children were very excited to ship their class book, "Elephant & Piggie Visit St. Rose & Make A Mess," off to the publisher on Friday.  They can't wait to see their finished product!  For those that ordered a book, they should arrive shortly after spring...

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Mrs. Boring’s First Grade Facts: Week of 3/4/2019

If you ordered a "Fat Tuesday Fun Pack" from Student Council your child will receive it on Tuesday.  We will be attending mass on both Ash Wednesday and Thursday this week.  Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent.  Lent is a special time of prayer,...

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Mrs. Boring’s First Grade Facts: Week of 2/25/19

We had a fun time on our field trip last Thursday to see Cat in the Hat at Clowes Hall.  The children enjoyed seeing the book come alive on stage and enjoyed getting involved at different times throughout the show.  Many of the children were on the edge of their seats...

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Mrs. Boring’s First Grade Facts: Week of 2/18/19

Thanks to all who helped out in any way with our Valentine's Day party!  We all had a fun time!  Thanks for all of the snacks that were sent in last week too.  We really appreciate your help!  We only have 2 boxes of Kleenex left to get us through the school year. ...

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Mrs. Boring’s First Grade Facts: Week of 2/11/19

We will have our Valentine's Day party this Thursday from 1:30-2:30.  If you 'd like to attend or are helping, please come to our room at 1:30.  All are welcome! The children are welcome to bring Valentines for all of their classmates (we have 18 students) if they...

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Mrs. Boring’s First Grade Facts: Week of 2/4/19

I know the Groundhog is usually wrong, but I'm sure hoping he is right this year!  If you didn't hear, he is predicting an EARLY SPRING!  It sounds like the first few days of this week are certainly going to feel like spring.  I'll take it! 🙂  Oh, what a week we had...

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Mrs. Boring’s First Grade Facts: Week of 1/28/19

Happy Catholic Schools Week!  THANK YOU for the sacrifices you make to send your children to St. Rose School.  I attended Catholic Schools for 12 years and my children attend (ed) St. Rose and Roncalli so I can honestly say, I know first hand that you make MANY...

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Mrs. Boring’s First Grade Facts: Week of 1/21/19

I hope your children enjoyed their day off in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Hopefully they shared with you what they learned about him.  We had some great discussions as we were learning about the difference he made for our country & the example he set for...

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Mrs. Boring’s First Grade Facts: Week of 1/14/19

I have a feeling that many of the children were excited that it finally LOOKED like winter when they woke up Saturday morning!  I must admit, I was enjoying the 50 degree weather we were having, but the snow sure did look pretty as it was falling.  I hope the children...

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Mrs. Boring’s First Grade Facts: Week of 1/7/19

Happy New Year!  I hope everyone had a blessed Christmas and enjoyed some quality time with family and friends!  I truly enjoyed my break and am looking forward to seeing the children Tuesday morning.  I hope the children are ready to hit the ground running as we...

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Mrs. Boring’s First Grade Facts: Week of 12/10/18

Hopefully your favorite 1st grader has been telling you about the daily Advent prayer services we've been having as we begin each day this Advent season, as well as some of the daily activities we've been doing in our classroom.  We are grateful that Mrs. Tieken has...

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