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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Fairy Tale Ball and Portfolios

Tomorrow is our Fairy Tale Ball! Please have your child bring their costume to school and don't forget their 5 clues and retelling sheet.
Also, your child is bringing home their 1st Grade Portfolios today. They can keep these at home. It was so much fun watching them look through them today and reflect on what a great year we have had.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Talking Points

This week we:
* had recess. -ES
* had Open Art Studio in Art. -SL
* celebrated Ryan's birthday. -GD
* used model magic in Art Class. -NG
* had 2 switches for Science (with Ms. Taylor and Mrs. Fisher). -SO
* had Field Day. I liked sponge toss. -MG
* retold the story "The Little Red Hen". -AM
* took our LAST spelling test. -KN
* read "Goldilocks and the 3 Bears". -KC
* took our last math test. -JM & AL
* had 40 cement trucks come to MSS. -CK
* won 2nd place for the Box Tops contest. -AM

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Box Tops

CONGRATULATIONS AND THANK YOU!!!!! With all of YOUR hard work we earned 2nd place in 1st Grade for having the most Box Tops this year! Thank you for helping to support our school!

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Open House

Don't forget that tomorrow (5/25) from 6-7:30PM will be the MSS Open House. The students will be the tour guides. They are very excited! The book fair will be open in the Gym from 5:30-7. If you are able to, please bring in a food item to donate to our Food Drive. I look forward to seeing you tomorrow night!

Friday, May 5, 2017


Thank you so much for the delicious lunch and new MSS shirts for Teacher Appreciation Week!!! We are so lucky to have such a supportive and thoughtful group of parents. Have a great weekend!

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Cruising Performance

Aloha! Please remember to send your child to school with their "summer" clothes for our performance tomorrow (Friday) morning. Thank you!

Friday, April 14, 2017

Talking Points

This week we:
* had math stations and played math games on the iPads. -KN
* took our spelling test with oo words. -GD
* played at recess. -JM
* colored in Easter Eggs. -AM
* were excited that Mrs. York came back after having a substitute teacher. -ES & CD
* drew our Endangered Animals in Art. -SZ
* had our Music Dress Rehearsal. -KN

Friday, April 7, 2017

Computer Lab

Today was our final day in computer lab with Ms. Tabet for the year. Here are some fun websites we explored with her.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Read Across America Week

     Wear red, black, and white or Dr. Seuss wear. 

     Dress as your favorite storybook character
     Green Eggs and Ham for school lunch
     Family Story Hour (6-7 PM in the MSS Gym) Families are invited to bring a blanket for a night of activities and story sharing

Field Trip

Please remember that ALL field trip money and permission slips for the Portsmouth Music Hall are due TODAY! If you have not returned your sign permission slip please do so ASAP. Thank you!

Friday, February 24, 2017


Today in computer lab we starting using Code.org.  The children had fun exploring. I wanted to pass along the website for you to possibly explore with your child next week.

Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

Children's Museum

Thank you so much to our chaperones for helping us have a fabulous time at the Children's Museum yesterday! We had a great time exploring the museum and learning about different celebrations around the world!

lunch for Monday

FYI- The hot lunch for Monday will be:pasta with meat sauce, garlic cheese bread, fruit and vegetable.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Box Tops

There is a special reminder about Box Tops coming home today! Please continue to send in box tops with your child's name, Mrs. York, and 1st Grade on the envelope.