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Ms. Austin

Welcome to Ms. Austin and Ms. Formica's First Grade Class page!


Happy Birthday!
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The new district policy does not allow Birthday celebrations in class. Rest assured Ms. Austin and Ms. Formica will make your child's day a very special one in class.

More information to follow!
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You can sign up for Classroom Notifications via text or email. Messages are able to be sent to the whole class which is helpful if a homework assignment changes or there is an important announcement to share. The information will be distributed at Back To School night.

Spelling Tips for Parents
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Click the hyperlink for ways to help your child in the area of Spelling. For many of you these are strategies you are doing. Thank you for the support!

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Instagrammer of the Day
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The students will have the opportunity to post on a private instagram page this year. I will distribute the permission slip during Back to School Night and explain the procedures. Our Class Instagram account is @funinfirstCBS and will feature real time photos from our day. 
Book Orders online!
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As the Scholastic Books Reading Club Coordinator for Central Boulevard I am thrilled to be able to send home fliers with your child. It is a great way to encourage beginning readers at a very inexpensive cost. Look for details in your child's folder!

Our class is rewarded with books and treats every time we place an order! If you would like to order online our class code is: DVX8C. You can pay by check (made out to Scholastic) or Credit Card  (online only). 

If you should have any questions about appropriate books and reading levels I would love to chat with you! Please let me know if you place an order online so that I can confirm it right away. If I don't know that an order has been placed it could delay the shipment.

Math Tips for Parents
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Helpful Parent tips for Mathematics (Click the hyperlink to find out more!)
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Ring Master of the Week
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This year your child will have the opportunity to be the Ring Master of the Week. 

Monday: Bring in your Ring Master of the Week Poster along with 5-10 photos of you and your family.

Tuesday: Show & Tell- Bring 5-7 special items that you would like to share with the class.

Wednesday: Guest Reader Day- A special person (Mom, Dad, Aunt, Uncle, Grandma, etc.) may come to our classroom to read a book today!

Thursday: Circus Compliment Book- Today your classmates will fill out a circus compliment card for you to bring home.

Friday: Stay tuned for more information on how we'll celebrate on Fridays.