Author Archives: Lisa Gearen

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

Religion:  This week we will talk about the GREATEST Commandment that GOD gave us to live our lives by.  We will look at the ways the Apostles and other followers kept this Commandment and think about how we can live this rule today. Second Steps:   This week we will talk about how to understand the feelings of our friends […]

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

Religion:  We will conclude our chapter on trusting and accepting GOD’s love for us.  The classes will generate a list of deeds we can do for people that show we accept GOD’s love and want to show it to our families, neighbors, friends and others around us.    Second Steps:  This week we will talk about […]

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First Grade Happenings for the week of October 2nd to 6th

Religion:  This week the class will talk about the many ways in which Jesus helps those in need.  We will also talk about trusting and accepting help from others.  Each month the school picks a prayer to say together at the beginning of the school day.  Our prayer this month is the “Guardian Prayer”  Angel […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of September 25th to the 29th

Religion:  This week we will take a closer look at the fact that Jesus shared God’s love with all people. He helped all people accept and believe in God’s love. Second Steps: The students will continue to explore the feelings of those around them.  This week we look at a picture of a little girl […]

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First Grade Happenings for the week of September 18th to 22nd

Religion:  This week the students will learn about John the Baptist and his relationship to Jesus.  We will also talk about the different ways we can help others in our lives.  This is a great time to enhance our school year theme of Choosing Kindness. Second Steps:  This week the students will continue to explore […]

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First Grade Happenings for the week of September 11th to 15th

Religion:  This week we will continue learning how Jesus’ family here on earth was similar to ours as they followed God’s teaching.    Jesus family is called the HOLY FAMILY.  We will look at ways the Holy Family obeyed GOd’s word and followed his teachings to show their belief in him. Second Steps:  As we continue […]

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First Grade Happenings September 4th to the 8th

Religion:  This week the class will continue to review the correct way to pray the Sign of the Cross.  We will also talk about the three BEINGS that are mentioned during this prayer.  The students will discover that these three BEINGS are one.  As we discuss their realization they will also learn that Jesus was brought […]

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First Grade Happenings

First Grade Happenings Week of August 28th to September 1st We had a wonderful first week in First Grade!!  Ms. Tyk and I are so excited to get to know our new students and their parents. Religion:  This week in Religion we will talk about the fact that God created the world and all the […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of November 28th to December 2nd

Religion:  This week the students will learn about the season of Advent and the meanings of the colors of the candles in the wreath. Reading:  This week our story will be from the magazine “Time For Kids”.  The article that we will read is titled “Kids Have Fun!”  The skills that the students will work […]

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This Week in First Grade … August 29th through September 2nd

Wahoo, our students have completed their first week as official first graders!  And they are rocking it, if we do say so ourselves 🙂   Dates to Remember August 31st:  Opening School Mass (9am) If your schedule permits, please feel welcome to join us at Mass.  Your child may sit with you, and join his/her […]

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This Week in First Grade August 22nd to August 26th

Dear First Grade Parents, Welcome to First Grade. My Name is Lisa Gearen. I have been teaching first grade here for 13 years and am excited to begin a new school year with your children. We have gone through some changes over the summer. The first being the fact that after 12 years in first […]

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