Mrs. Jessica Swart

Welcome to first grade!!!!!!
2018-2019 School Year

My name is Jessica Swart.  This is  my 11th year teaching at Mowrey and my 9th teaching in first grade.  I love flowers and singing and my favorite color is purple.  I am excited for this new school year.



Just a reminder of the school dress code:
NO flip flops.  
Shorts, skirts, or dresses that are more than 4 inches above the knee.
 

Helpful information about first grade:

- Take home folder: Please check your child's purple take home folder each night. Please initial each day on the behavior calendar. In this folder you will find a number grid to help with child's homework and a list of high frequency words.

- High Frequency words: this year first graders are responsible for reading 165  Students received a green high frequency word card, these are all of the first grade words. 


-100 Book challenge: Students will be bringing home 2 100 book challenge books every night. It is important to read with your child each night and ask him/ her questions about the book. After reading parents need to sign 2 lines on the log.


Daily 5: students will be working independently on literacy skills while the teacher is meeting with a small group .


 Register for the Community web Portal and please keep all information up to date.

Please visit the district website under the parents tab for information on clearances:
Go to: http://www.wasd.k12.pa.us/parents




Upcoming Dates:
Aug. 16th - Open House 6:30- 8
Aug. 22nd - FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
Sept. 3rd- 
No School
Sept. 18th- EARLY DISMISSAL
Oct. 2nd- Picture Day
Oct. 12th- Grandparent's Day
Oct. 16th- EARLY DISMISSAL




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If you have any questions or concerns please contact me. Mrs. Swart