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 10th teaching in first grade.  I love flowers and singing and my favorite color is purple.  

COLD WEATHER IS HERE!!!- PLEASE send your child to school with hats, gloves, and a warm jacket, for outside recess.

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:
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Upcoming Dates:
March 14th- Academic Night
March 19th- early dismissal


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