May Update:
Calendar of Events for May
Friday, May 12th is Acacia's Rachel's Challenge Kindness Assembly.
The Week of May 15th will be Spirit Week, see the schedule below.
Our A.R. (Accelerated Reader) Celebration Assembly will be Wednesday, May 17th.
Our Summer birthday celebration will also be Wednesday, May 17th.
May 18th from 1:40-2:40 will be First Grade's Sundae Math party.
The last day of first grade will be Tuesday, May 23rd, it is also early release at 1:45.

Check out our busy & fun April events in our video!

Spirit Week Schedule 
Monday (5.15) - Crazy Hair Day
Tuesday - (5.16) - Twin Day
Wednesday (5.17) - Sports Day
Thursday (5.18) - Pajama Day
Friday (5.19) - Spirit Day

April Update:
Calendar of Events for April
Acacia's Spring Fling carnival is Saturday, April 8th from 10:00-11:30.
1st grade Fun & Field Day is Monday, April 10th.
Tuesday, April 18th is our field trip to the Children's Museum.
Our Junie B. Jones celebration will be Friday, April 21st from 1:45-2:30.

Check out all our March excitement!

March Update:
Calendar of Events for March
Pull the Plug Week is February 27th - March 3rd. Come join us at Acacia each night for a family fun event!
Spring picture day is Thursday, March 9th. Our picture time is 9:20 a.m.
The week of March 13th - March 17th is Spirit Week, stay tuned for more information!
Friday, March 17th is our first grade field trip to Acacia Park from 10:30-12:15.
Spring Break is March 20th - March 24th, there is NO SCHOOL this week.

Check out all our February learning & fun!

February Update:
Calendar of Events for February
Wednesday February 8th - Friday, February 10th are Early Release days  at 1:45 for Parent-Teacher Conferences.
Our class Valentine's Day party will be Tuesday, February 14th at 2:15. Student at that time will pass out Valentines and share some sweet treats!
There is NO SCHOOL Monday, February 20th for Presidents Day.

Check out all our January activities!

January Update:
Calendar of Events for January
January 9th is the first day back from Winter Break! Happy 2017!
Report Cards go home Wednesday, January 11th.
There is NO SCHOOL Monday, January 16th for MLK Day.
Monday, January 23rd is the 100th day of School!

Parent-Teacher Conference Preview
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held Wednesday, February 8th and Thursday, February 9th.

Check out all our December learning and events!

December Update:
Calendar of Events for December
Friday, December 2nd is our field trip to the Phoenix Zoo.
Grinch Day will be Friday, December 9th. WEAR GREEN!
The Week of December 19th is spirit week, see below for details.
Wednesday, December 21st from 12:30-1:30 will be Gingerbread House making with our buddy class.
There is NO SCHOOL Friday, December 23rd - January 8th for Winter Break. See you in 2017!

Spirit Week Days
Monday: Sports Day
Tuesday: Holiday Sweater Day
Wednesday: Holiday Headgear
Thursday: PJ Day

Check out all our November learning!

November Update:
Calendar of Events for November
There is NO SCHOOL Friday, November 11th for Veterans Day.
Tuesday, November 22nd is our First Grade music concert from 5:00-6:00.
Midterms go home Wednesday, November 23rd
Our First Grade Thanksgiving Feast will be Wednesday, November 23rd from 12:30-1:30.
There is NO SCHOOL Thursday, November 24th or Friday, November 25th for Thanksgiving Break.

First Grade Music Concert
An invitation was sent home about our first grade music concert. The concert will take place on Tuesday, November 22nd from 5:00-6:00. Student need to wear their class shirt. We can't wait to hear their beautiful voices!

Thanksgiving Feast
More information about our Thanksgiving Feast will be coming home soon! We will need donations and parent volunteers for this event. Our feast will be on Wednesday, November 23rd from 12:30-1:30.

Check out all our October learning and fun!

October Update:

Calendar of Events for October
Friday, October 7th is Walk to School Day. Meet at Acacia Park at 7:15 and walk to school with us!
There is NO SCHOOL the week of October 10th for Fall Break.
Monday, October 24th is the 50th Day of first grade! Wear your best 50's attire!
Thursday, October 27th and Friday, October 28th are Early Release days for Parent-Teacher Conferences.
Pumpkin Book Reports are due Friday, October 28th.
Trunk-or-Treat is Monday, October 31st! Join us at Acacia from 5:00-8:00.

Parent-Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, October 19th and Thursday, October 27th are our first grade conference days. Please check your Wild Thing's folder for your finalized conference date and time.

Pumpkin Research
The Wild Things will be starting our pumpkin research unit the week of October 17th! We are looking for pumpkin donations of any size or color pumpkin. Please send in any donations with your Wild Thing during this week.

50th Day of School
Monday, October 24th is the 50th Day of first grade. Wear your best 50's attire as we swing and twist to all things 50's that day! Check the flyer being sent home soon for more details.

Pumpkin Book Report Project
Check out the flyer being sent home soon about our exciting pumpkin book reports! The project will be due Friday, October 28th.

Halloween & Trunk-or-Treat
Monday, October 31st is Halloween. Students are able to wear costumes to school that day as we have a "parade" around Acacia and celebrate in our classroom in the afternoon.
Join us that evening at Acacia from 5:30-8:00 for Trunk-or-Treat!

Check out all our September learning and excitement!

September Update:

Calendar of Events for September
There is NO SCHOOL Monday, September 5th for Labor Day.
Wednesday, September 7th, midterms go home. Please sign & return the bottom portion of the midterm.
Picture Day will be Tuesday, September 13th, get ready to SMILE! 
The Week of September 19th will be Johnny Appleseed week! 
Acacia's Open House & BBQ will be on Thursday, September 22nd from 5:30-6:30.
FOX 10 will be coming to Acacia on Wednesday, September 28th

Events, Forms, & More
Picture Day order forms will be sent home soon. Return them with your Wild Thing on picture day, Tuesday, September 13th.

Johnny Appleseed week information will be on it's way home soon! We will be in need of apple donations for science research. Apples of any size, shape, and color are appreciated!

Class shirts! Order forms for class shirts will be sent home soon. We are hoping to have our shirts for Acacia's FOX 10 day.

Check out all our August learning and fun in our video!

August Update:

Calendar of Events for August
Thursday, August 4th is Meet the Teacher from 5:30-6:30.
The first day of school is Monday, August 8th! Be here at 8:15!
Don't forget, every Wednesday is EARLY RELEASE at 1:45

Get ready for an adventure in first grade this year!

Welcome to Mrs. Dean's WILD First Grade!