Sister JudithAnn Loschiavo, SSJ

Sister Judy | First Grade

Week of December 17. 2018

Dear Parents,

Happy 3rd Week of Advent!

A few reminders for a very exciting week ahead of us!

***On Tuesday/ Dec. 18th your child is to wear their Christmas best for our morning show.

No Formal Homework this week. Please just review Memory & Pattern Words and basic facts over the Christmas Break.

Thank you for your generous donation of pajama’s . We collected 40 pairs of PJ’s and they already were picked up to be used for a needy cause right here in our county.

** If your child is interested in bringing in cards or small treats  for their classmates they are due by  Wed./Dec. 19th.

** If your child didn’t bring in their can of white icing for our project here at school. It is due on Wed. / Dec. 19th .

Merry Christmas and Blessings in the New Year 2019!

Sister Judy

Week of December 10, 2018

A few quick reminders for the week:

** PJ Program ends on Monday/ Dec. 10th so that we can post our number of pajama’s. If you can still help us out , please send into school on Monday.

** Students are asked to bring in 1 can of white icing on Dec. 14th  for a Christmas project here at school. Thanks.

** Don’t forget this Wednesday/ Dec. 12th is our special Movie Day!!!

** If your child would like to bring in Christmas cards and small treats for their friends they may start to bring them in next week. Last day will be Dec. 19th. No names on the outside of the cards only sign their name inside the cards.  Have fun!

Homework

Monday/ Superkid Activity

Tuesday/ Math Activity

Wednesday/ NO HOMEWORK!

Thursday/ Read a book and mark your chart

Friday/ Clean out school bags and have a great weekend

Happy Advent!

Sister Judy

Week of December 3, 2018

HAPPY ADVENT!!!

A few reminders:

Pajama Program/ All PJ’s due by Dec. 10th  Thanks!!

Santa Secret Sale for 1-J is on Monday Dec. 3rd. Please send into school the shopping list and $ for your child to shop on Monday. Also don’t forget a recycle bag for their items. If you would like to purchase a recycle St. Joseph bag just send into school an extra $2.50 and they can purchase a bag here at school for their items.

 

Homework

Monday/ Religion/ Beginning of Advent. An Advent packet is coming home with your child tonight. Please read the packet and do some of the activities during the Advent season. These are home activities. They do not need to come back to school.

Tuesday/ Math/ Complete activity sheet/ Review Basic facts.

Wednesday/ Complete Superkids activity

Thursday/ Read a book and mark your chart. Work on fluency while we read.

Friday/ Clean out school bag and get ready for another week.

God bless,

Sister Judy

 

Week of November 26, 2018

Dear Parents,

Welcome Back! I hope everyone enjoyed your Thanksgiving time with family ad friends.

A few reminders:

** Parent Teacher Conferences start this Tuesday/ Nov. 27th through Thursday/Nov. 29th. If you haven’t signed up for a time , please sign up before tomorrow/ Nov. 27th.  Early Dismissal at 12 Noon all 3 days.

** Superkids Memory Test was scheduled for this Friday/ Nov. 30th. I am extending until Monday / Dec. 3rd.

** Each Student needs  1 New box of Crayola Crayons Twistables. Thank you!

Homework

Monday/ Superkids Activity and study words/ Test on Dec. 3rd.

Tuesday/ Math/ Complete activity sheet

Wednesday/ Superkids Activity

Thursday/ Read a book and mark your chart

Friday/ Clean out school bag and get ready for another week.

God’s peace,

Sister Judy

 

Week of November 19, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving!!

Enjoy this special time with your family & friends.

Gods blessing,

Sister Judy

NO Written Homework this week. Please review Memory & Pattern Words for test on Tuesday/ Nov. 20th.

Formal Homework will return the week of November 26th.

*** Please check your emails for the Parent-Teacher Conference sign up schedule.

God’s peace,

Sister Judy

Week of November 12, 2018

Happy November!!

This month is moving so fast.

** Report cards will open up for you to view on Friday/ Nov. 16th.

** As soon as you receive the schedule for Parent Conferences.  Please sign up for a meeting. Conferences are November 27th, 28th, 29th.

**School  Outreach for November is a Food Collection for the Somers Point Food Pantry. 1-J’s item is canned or boxed potatoes. Please send into school on Monday/ Nov. 12th 0r Tuesday/ Nov. 13th. The drive ends on Tuesday/ Nov. 13th. ALL food will be taken over to the pantry for Thanksgiving. Thank you for your generosity!

Homework

Monday/ Religion- Please bring into school 5 small pictures of nature or family for a poster here at school.

Tuesday/ Math/- complete the activity sheet.

Wednesday/ Superkids- Complete activity sheet on skill.

Thursday/ Superkids- Read a book and mark your chart.

Friday/ Clean out school bag and get ready for another week.

Have a Blessed  weekend!!

Sister Judy

Week of November 5, 2018

A few Reminders for the Week:

*** 2 Permission slips & Medical form on back of form are coming home for you to sign. Please sign and return by Nov. 7th. During the Month of Dec. the First floor of the school / Grades K-3, will be participating in the following ways for the Christmas Season.

1st/  we will be attending a Movie and lunch and 2nd we will be singing Christmas Carols at Shore Medical Center. A fun time for all!!

** Our Outreach for the month of November is our Annual Food Drive for the Somers Point Food Pantry.

*** 1J’s Food item is Canned or Boxed potatoes.

Our goal for this collection in 1-J is 60 items for the celebration of our 60th Year here at St. Joseph Regional School.

** November 9th/ 1st Semester Closes for Marking Period

Homework:

Monday/ Superkids- Complete activity sheet to review skills.

– Study Memory & Pattern Words/ Test on Nov. 9th

Tuesday/ Math- Complete activity sheet

Wednesday/ Superkids- Complete activity sheet to review skills

Thursday/ Read a book and mark your charts

Friday/ Clean out schoolbag and get ready for another week.

God bless,

Sister Judy

Week of October 29, 2018

Dear Parents,

A few end of month reminders for this month of October:

** All Saints posters are due on Tuesday-Oct. 30th.

** All Saints costumes are due in a bag on Thursday/ Nov.1st.

** If you would like to come and meet our “Little Saints” on Nov. 1st. Meet us outside by the flag pole door of school  at 1:15 pm and we will be parading outside for you to see. Please do not ring the school bell. We will be coming out to you.  Hope to see you on the 1st.

** Coming home this week will be your child’s Assessment Folder. **Please look over papers and sign the inside of the folder. Please DO NOT remove any papers from the folder. All folders with papers need to be returned so we can discuss at our Parent Conference time at the end of the month of Nov.  Thank you.

** Thank you again for your generous support in our October Sock collection. Our class collected 83 pairs of socks. Our total number of socks collected throughout the school was 1,091 pairs of socks. Great job everyone!!!

** Report cards will be coming out very soon. When you receive the notice from the office to sign up for a Parent Conference please fill out as soon as possible and return back to school. The end of the marking period is Nov. 9th.

Homework:

Monday/ Superkids- Complete the following activity sheet on sh and wh.

Tuesday/ Math- Complete activity sheet on basic facts.

Wednesday/ NO WRITTEN  HOMEWORK!!! Happy Halloween! Have fun Trick or Treating.

Be Safe!!!

*** All Saints Costumes due tomorrow in a bag for our parade and celebrating All Saints day!

Thursday/ Read a book and mark your chart.

Friday/ Clean out school bag and get ready for a new week.

God bless,

Sister Judy

Week of October 22, 2018

Dear Parents,

A few reminders for the week:

** Full Winter Uniforms begin on Tuesday/ Oct. 23rd. Please check School Hand book for further details.

**NO SCHOOL on Monday/ Oct. 22nd/ Teacher In-Service Day! Enjoy the 3 day weekend.

** All Saints Posters are due on Oct. 30th.

Homework:

Monday/ No School/ Study memory & Pattern Words/ Test on Oct.26th

Tuesday/ Superkids/ Complete activity sheet on sh & th words

Wednesday/ Math/ Complete page 45 in Blue Folder

Thursday/ Read a book and mark your Reading Chart

Friday/ Clean out school bag and get ready for another new week.

Have a blessed weekend!!!

Sister Judy

Week of October 15, 2018

A few Reminders for the Week:

** All Saints Project/ All Saint Choices are due this week by Friday- Oct. 19th. Please send in the bottom of the orange paper.  Posters are due on Oct. 30th.  Costumes are due in a bag on Nov.1st.

**Thank you for sending in the socks . We have collected 80 pairs so far in 1-J. GREAT! If you would like to still send in a pair of socks that would be great. Thanks.

** NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY/ OCTOBER 22nd/ Teacher In-Service Day!

Homework

Monday/ Superkids- Complete activity sheet to reinforce skill.

Tuesday/ Math- Complete workbook page 39.

Wednesday/ Suprerkids/ Complete activity sheet to reinforce skills.

Thursday/ Read a book and mark your chart.

Friday/ Clean out school bag and get ready for another week.

God bless,

Sister Judy

Week of October 8, 2018

Dear Parents,

A few reminders:

** Columbus Day/ Monday -Oct. 8th is a 12Noon Dismissal.

**  $1.00 Dress Down Day is on Friday- Oct. 12th.

** Our Outreach for the month of October is “SOCKS”.  Thanks to all who have sent into  school socks already.

**Fall Festival is this Friday/ Oct. 12th here at school from 5-8pm.

** Coming home this week will be information in your child’s Blue Folder on our All Saints Project.**

Homework

Monday/ Review Superkids Skills by completing Activity on “tch”

Tuesday/ Complete Math Activity Sheet.

Wednesday/ Reinforce Superkids Skills by completing Activity sheet.

Thursday/ Read a book and mark your chart.

Friday/ Clean out school bag and get ready for another great week.

God bless,

Sister Judy

Week of October 1, 2018

Dear Parents,

We had a great week here in 1-J. Hard to believe it is October already.

Our school outreach for this month of Oct. is ” SOCKS” . These socks will be given to the poor once collected throughout the school at the end of the month. Thank you for your support in these projects.  Our class goal is 60 pairs of socks for 60 years of St. Joseph Regional School.

Also I will begin our Phone / Communication this week and continue through the month.

I hope to reach you before the dinner hour. If I don’t reach you at that time I’ll try a little later that night. Looking forward to speaking with you.

Homework

Monday/ Math/ Complete activity sheet.

Tuesday/ Religion/ Bring in 1 picture of your animal. If you don’t have an animal bring in any animal picture for a blessing on Wednesday/ Oct. 3rd. Our blessing will take place on Thursday/ Oct. 4th the Feast of St. Francis.

Wednesday/ In ” H” copybook/ Write New Memory & Pattern Words  3x’s each and study.

Thursday/ Read a book and mark your chart.

Friday/ Clean out school bag and get ready for a new week.

*** Monday/ October 8th is a 12 noon Dismissal. Columbus Day!***

Have a great weekend!!

God bless,

Sister Judy

 

 

Week of Sept. 24, 2018

Dear Parents,

A few quick reminders:

1- Small toys for lunch recess/ Must fit in schoolbag and if there are small pieces please put them in a plastic bag.

2- Tonight will be coming home your child’s Religion Journal to cover in special paper. All Journals are to come back to school tomorrow.

3- Also sending home another Technology form for the parents that need to sign them and return back to school tomorrow. This form is very important to be signed and returned or your child will not be able to use the computer here at school in Mrs. Hutton class time. Thank you.

4- Lunch menu’s for October are due. Please send into school when due to help our lunch parents keep our lunch program running smoothly.

5-If you didn’t sign and fill out our Picture Release form please send that also back to school. This allows us here to take your child’s picture at our school events, yearbook, classroom activities etc. If we don’t have your permission to take your child’s picture they will be excluded from these events.

Thank you so much for helping us moving smoothly through this new school year!!

God bless,

Sister Judy

Week of September 24, 2018

Dear Parents,

It was great seeing everyone at our Back To School Night!

I hope the night was helpful to you .

There were a few areas I failed to mention to you . So I am going to list them below.

1- The following families need to send into school your forms  for Technology Use.  Your child will not be able to use the computers for class until Mrs. Hutton gets those forms.

Viviana A, Michael B., Juliana H. Maggie K., Madison K., Dominic M.

If you sent into school already , please let me know.

2- Toys for Lunch recess/ if your child would like to bring into school a small toy to play with at lunch time they are allowed. It must fit in their schoolbag.

3-We are collecting Box Tops. So If you have them please send into school.

4- Gregory is our sponsored cat the the Ocean City Humane Society.  You received an information sheet on Gregory last night.You and your child can visit Gregory at the shelter when opened. We take care of Gregory and his friends throughout the year.

5-Also if you didn’t fill out the Picture Release form , please send into school. This allows us to take pictures of your child  for the yearbook, classroom activities etc. throughout the school year with your permission.

6- Reading Log/ When your child fills in the form with 10 Books read , please send into school and I will replace with a new form . I will be marking their chart here st school.

 

Homework

Monday/ Religion/ Cover Journal copybook in special paper and label with your child’s name

Tuesday/ Math/ Complete Activity sheet

Wednesday/ “H” copybook / Write Memory & Pattern Words 3x’s each and Study.

Thursday/ Read a Book and Mark your Reading Chart

Friday/ No Homework/ Clean out school bag and get ready for a new week. Have a great weekend.

God Bless,

Sister Judy

 

Week of September 17, 2018

Dear Parents,

Welcome to another week of 1st grade.

Just a few reminders:

Back To School Night for 1st grade is this Thursday at 5:45-6:30 in our classroom.

Mrs. Hutton will also be hosting the Book Fair in the Library before and after our time. Hope you can check it out. She has some great books.

See you Thursday Night!!

God Bless,

Sister Judy

Week of September 10, 2018

Dear Parents,

Welcome to our first full week of 1st grade!!!

We had a fun and exciting day here at SJRS. Despite the rain!!!

I will not be giving any formal Homework until after we meet on our Back to School Night on Sept. 20th.

Your little people are a joy to have in class and we are having fun getting to know each other.

I hope they shared our special hand shake with you.

Today because we did not have any outside recess we were able to engage in some of our hands on activities. They did a great job!

If you haven’t sent in all your Main Office paper work , please get that in as soon as you can to Mrs. Fletcher and Mrs. Russell our School nurse.

This Friday is our Opening School Mass at 10:30am with Bishop Sullivan to celebrate our 60th Anniversary of SJRS. All are welcome.

Tonight you will see a ” Blue” folder in their school bags. This will be our Home/School communication folder.  Any info from Home please put in this folder. Likewise any info from school will also be in this folder.

Have a great week and if you have any questions please let me know.

God’s peace,

Sister Judy

 

Week of June 18, 2018

Dear Parents,

This will be the last post for this school year.. Wow! The year just went so fast!

A few last week reminders as we close this week.

****ASSESSMENT FOLDERS COMING HOME ON MONDAY/ JUNE 18TH. PLEASE LOOK THROUGH THE FOLDER AND RETURN EVERYTHING IN THE FOLDER ON TUESDAY/ JUNE 19TH. THESE ARE NEEDED TO COMPLETE YOUR CHILD’S REPORT CARD FOR THIS MARKING PERIOD.*** THANK YOU!

1- Spirit Day on Thursday/ June 21st/ Our class color for 1-J is BLUE. If you didn’t order a Spirit shirt, just wear a BLUE shirt, school gym shorts and sneakers for this fun day!!!

Dismissal on the Last Day of school is 11:30am.

2- Author / Illustrator Day!  June 19th of 1-J is 8:30 -9:30am in the GYM. Please come into school by the Flay Pole door of school and enter the gym by 8:25am. We need to start on time because we need to be out of the gym for 1-G’s use of the gym for their presentations by 9:30am. Thanks.

3- Please empty school bags of items coming home each day. Children only need to return with their Blue Folder each day. Except on Monday/ June 18th  when the Assessment Folder comes home. That folder with ALL the papers needs to come back to school. Each day the children will be coming home with a few more items. This way it isn’t all at one time.

4-Pretzels have finished for this school year on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s. Students need to bring a snack on Tuesday/ June 19th.

5-First Grade has been awarded the BOX TOP WINNERS for this last round of collecting the box tops. The students have chosen a MOVIE and POPCORN for their treat on June 15th. This treat will be provided by the PTA. If your child has an allergy to popcorn/ please send in a SIMPLE snack they can enjoy with the movie.

6-Lastly, I just want to thank all of you for a wonderful 1st grade year. The year just went so fast. Your continual support and many ways of helping out is greatly appreciated. Have a wonderful summer and enjoy each and every day blessed by our loving God. See you at church and most especially in September.

God’s love and joy,

Sister Judy

Week of June 11, 2018

*** Last Week Reminders***

** Author Day/ June 19th in the Gym from 8:30-9:30am for 1-J.  **

** On Tuesday- June 12th/ please bring in your favorite board game to school. It must be a board game that at least 2 to 4 students can play at a time.

**On June 18th / Your child can bring to school an item for Show & Tell. This item must fit in their school bag. NO LIVE ANIMALS!  Thanks.

** Just some closing thoughts!

**Keep reviewing over the summer in both Reading and Math. Use all the Memory & Pattern Cards that came home throughout this year and also all the Math Charts to go over Basic Facts. The Go Math Book also has some games to review skills learned after each chapter.

I will also be sending home a Summer Reading Journal. This can be used after a book is read to journal/EX. What they liked about the book or not liked? What the book was about? Interesting thoughts about the book  and even draw a picture or two. It will be a great way to keep the skills active and doing it in a fun way. Also easy to bring with you on any trips or overnights throughout the summer.

Please empty your child’s schoolbag of any toys or extra items to make room for book to come home for the summer. We will be cleaning out throughout this week and each day they will be bringing many things home. Thanks!

Have a wonderful weekend!!

God Bless,

Sister Judy

 

Week of June 4, 2018

Happy June!!!

It is hard to believe that we are at the last few weeks of this school year. I want to give a BIG Thank You to all the parents that helped out with our Safari Day!!!! It was a great day. The students all had a great time.

** If you didn’t bring in your materials for your recycle project it is due on Monday/ June 4th.**

** Don’t forget to save the date for our Author Day on June 19th at 8:30AM. More info. to follow shortly.**

**No Written Homework/ just review Memory & Pattern Words and basic Math facts. Keep Reading!!!

** All Reading Charts are due by Monday/ June 4th**

Have a Blessed weekend!!!

Sister Judy

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