Mrs. Thimons



My name is Jane Thimons. This is my 31st year teaching first grade at Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament School. I graduated from Slippery Rock University with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. I received a Master's Degree in Teaching from the University of Pittsburgh with a teaching internship at Colfax Elementary in Springdale. I have been married to my wonderful husband for 43 years. Our son is a high school English teacher in the Pittsburgh area. Our daughter, a Physician Assistant, is married with four beautiful children. I was a swim coach for 12 years at the Allegheny Valley YMCA and also taught swimming technique for many years at Sylvan Pool. I have been Secretary/Treasurer for the A-K Valley Swim Club League for over 40 years. My faith is very important to me. I am an usher, church sacristan and teacher for the Children's Liturgy. I love teaching, reading, swimming, walking, dancing and, of course, spending time with my family and my precious grandchildren. I am truly blessed.

Thank you for the privilege to work with your child this year. I look forward to watching her/him grow spiritually, academically and socially this year. May God bless him/her always!


READING-----Please have your child oral read the assigned story and study the vocabulary and high-frequency words each night. These words need to be known on-sight. Through the course of the story, your child will have practice book pages to complete, sentences and a short story to read. Please check your child's folder each night. Thank you.

STORY-----I'm a Caterpillar

MATH-----Students will be recording and analyzing data.

SPELLING-----Your child's spelling test will be on Friday, February 14, 2019. The spelling words were passed out on Friday, February 8, 2019.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION-----Just a reminder that physical education is on Tuesdays. Please be sure your child is dressed in her/his gym attire.


Liturgy-----There will be a Liturgy on Friday, February 15, 2019. Please have your child come dressed in his/her proper church attire. Thank you.

Box Tops-----Please cut out Box Tops for Education and send them to school. Thank you.

Physical Education Sweatshirts-----Is your child missing a gym sweatshirt? I have one in the classroom. Let me know. Thanks!