Author Archives: Lisa Gearen

First Grade Happening for the Week of April 23rd to the 27th

Religion:  This week we will be focusing on the Sacrament of Baptism.  Each child has been asked to bring in a picture of their own Baptism.  We will talk about the different elements of this Sacrament that brings us into God’s family at the beginning of our lives. Second Steps:  The students will be learning […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of April 16th to the 20th

Religion:  We will be focusing on the sacrament of Baptism.  As part of next week’s homework assignments we will be sending home a sheet for you to complete about your child’s Baptism.  Please complete and send back to school by Wednesday along with a picture of your child with their Godparents as well. Second Steps:  […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of April 9th to the 13th

Religion:  We will continue talking about the seven Sacraments that God gave us to show His love. Second Steps:  This week the students will talk about ways to wait their turns when wanting to talk to someone who is involved with another conversation. Reading:  As we continue to talk about the story “The Recess Queen”, […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of April 2nd to the 6th

Religion:  This week we will learn about the 7 seven Sacraments.  We will learn that they are a symbol of GOD’s love for us. Reading:  The class will re-read the “Recess Queen” and identify words that show action and help us create pictures in our heads as to what is happening in the story. Spelling/Grammar:  Our […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of March 19th to the 23rd

Religion:  We continue to prepare for our “Washing of the Feet Prayer Service” to be held on Friday, March 23rd.  Please join us on Friday at 9:00am in the Church if you schedule allows.  As part of the preparation for the service we will watch a cartoon version of the Last Super.  The class will […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of March 12th to the 16th

Religion:  The students will continue to learn more about the Stations of the Cross.  Our practice for the Washing of the Feet Prayer Service continues.  The students are doing a wonderful job.  Please put March 23rd on your calendar so that you are able to attend the 9:00am prayer service.  This week we will also […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of March 5th to the 9th

Religion:  We will continue to read, discuss and illustrate the stations.  This week we will take a closer look at Stations 7, 8, 9, and 10.  We will also continue practicing for our Washing of the Feet Prayer Service on March 23rd.  Please add this date to your calendars so that you remember to join […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of February 26th to March 2nd

Religion:  The students will continue taking a closer look at the Stations of the Cross by reading and talking about each one.  As the class is talking about each one the students are also adding their own illustrations. We are also practicing for our “Washing of the Feet” prayer service that we will present to […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of February 19th to the 23rd

Religion:  During the Lenten Season we will be taking a closer look at each Station of the Cross to gain an understanding of Jesus’ journey to be crucified.  As a class we will read through one station a day and talk about the meaning behind it.  Each student will then draw a picture for the station.   During the […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of February 12th to the 16th

Religion:  This week we will be preparing for Ash Wednesday Mass with out fourth grade buddies.  Some of the students will either be walking in at the beginning of Mass carrying a banner, bringing up the gifts, or helping their fourth grade buddy read a petition.  If your child is involved in one of these […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of February 5th to the 9th

Religion:  The class will learn the Jesus’s words and actions celebrate God’s love for us.  We will also look at ways we as Catholics celebrate God’s love through the sacraments we receive through out our lives. Second Steps:  The First graders will continue to strengthen their skills in problems solving and impulse control. Reading:  This […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of January 29th to February 2nd

Religion:  This week the students will continue to learn about the roles of people in our Church family. Second Steps:  The students are learning ways to calm themselves when startled or when upset about things not happening when they are suppose to (ex. . . being picked up from school later than they were told.) […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of January 22nd to the 26th

Religion:  This week the students will see that we all belong to more than one family.  The family that we will be taking a closer look at is our Church family. Second Steps:  This week we will continue talking about and practicing ways to  calm down and control our impulses and reactions when surprised or […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of January 15th to 19th

Religion:  This week the students will learn about the fourth Wise man that was sent to greet the new born king.  We will learn why he was delayed on his journey and when he actually did meet Jesus. Second Steps:  Our new unit has the students learning how to control their impulses and work on […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of January 8th to 12th

Welcome Back and Happy New Year!! Religion:  The students will learn about the Epiphany and the visit the Three Kings made to Jesus to honor Him.  We will also review Church behavior prior to attending Mass this week. Reading:  This week we will begin meeting in small groups.  As the small groups are meeting with […]

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