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Welcome to Camarena’s First Grade Blog

Welcome to the ’20-’21 school year! We are all excited to meet our 1st grade Robo Griffins and start the new year!  While it may not be under ideal conditions, we will work together to provide a meaningful school experience from a distance until we can safely return back to the school site.

Our blog will be our main source of communication. Please make sure that you refer to it for updates on a regular basis.

We thank you in advance for your support and look forward to an amazing school year!

Warm Regards,

The 1st Grade Team

Posted in Events and Activities

Yearbook Photo Request

The yearbook committee is putting out a request for photos to be included in the yearbook.

If your student did not have their photo taken during fall picture day, now is your chance to have their photo included in their class page.  Please use this link to upload a CURRENT photo of your child (must have been taken this school year, please).  The deadline for your child’s photo is Friday, March 12.  https://forms.gle/g2u1f6dvFMTyQzsp8

Last call to contribute to the activities pages!  Please see the yearbook section of our school blog:  https://camarenarobogriffins.blog/yearbook-2021/The deadline for the activity photos is Friday, March 5th

Posted in Distance Learning, Events and Activities

Message from the Yearbook Committee

Hi Robogriffins! 

The yearbook committee is putting together an awesome yearbook for you!  Since we cannot be together this year, please help us by answering some questions and submitting photos that you have taken during this school year.  You may submit photos for any or all categories that you would like.  Thanks so much!
Back To School – https://forms.gle/9xEYj1fDNiyFaPeZ8 Learning Spaces – https://forms.gle/9xEYj1fDNiyFaPeZ8 Military Families – https://forms.gle/jbZhWx6d9jN57t7S6Red Ribbon Week – https://forms.gle/P5AU2fUARAAV8Wj46Halloween Activities – https://forms.gle/jVHDwiVjKQ4L3sar8Dia de los Muertos – https://forms.gle/K5qKecpam6hrhHa19Thanksgiving – https://forms.gle/inkqjGuoRrE9LHfQ9Winter Activities – https://forms.gle/ZVQgFNCjGjZmDPD6AWinter Wonderland Virtual Dance Party – https://forms.gle/QndXVr3D5zze7WvX8Fall activities – https://forms.gle/eE7GcnU3DPYguD9h6
*Disclaimer:  Not every image or submission will be used due to clarity, content, quality

Posted in Assessments

Upcoming Mid-year iReady Assessment

Students will be taking the iReady Mid-year Assessment during class on Tuesday, 1/19/21, and Wednesday, 1/20/21, beginning at 8:30 a.m. At this time, adult help may be needed to log in to iReady while remaining on the Zoom meeting.
Please help your child prepare by having them get plenty of rest the night before, eating a healthy breakfast, and arriving to class on time. It will be critical for students to complete this assessment independently to demonstrate what they have learned so far. The iReady assessment will have some difficult problems that your child may not know, but please encourage them to answer the best that they can. Parents, siblings, and others should NOT be helping during the assessment.

Posted in Events and Activities

3rd Quarter Distribution

First grade will be holding another materials distribution for 3rd quarter at the end of this week in front of Camarena.  All social distancing protocols must be strictly followed. Please follow the specific directions provided by your child’s teacher. See below for your child’s teacher’s distribution days/times.

Mrs. Miller – Friday, Jan. 8th – 4:00-5:00pm
Mrs. Mendoza – Friday, Jan. 8th – 4:00-5:00pm
Mrs. Jackson – Saturday, Jan. 9th – 9:00-11:00am
Sra. De La Garza/Jimenez – Saturday, Jan. 9th – 9:00-11:00am
Sra. Muro – Saturday, Jan. 9th – 9:30-11:30am
Mrs. Lidstone – Saturday, Jan. 9th – 9:00-11:30am 

Mrs. Lidstone will also be distributing First and Second Grade “Read to Succeed” materials packets during this time as well.

Posted in Events and Activities

1st Grade Holiday Gift Distribution

We are excited to announce that we will be doing a holiday gift distribution for our students at the end of this week.  We will be following strict social distancing protocols. Please follow the specific directions provided by your child’s teacher. See below for your child’s teacher’s distribution days/times.

Mrs. Mendoza – Friday, Dec. 11th from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Sra. Jimenez/De La Garza – Friday, Dec. 11th from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Ms. Lidstone – Friday, Dec. 11th from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Mrs. Jackson – Saturday, Dec. 12th from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Ms. Miller – Saturday, Dec. 12th from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Sra. Muro – Saturday, Dec. 12th from 10:00a.m. – Noon (12:00 p.m.)