Mrs. Lorraine Seredvick
Hoboken Catholic Academy
555 7th Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
September 5, 2019
Dear First Grade Parents,
Welcome back to school! This will be an exciting year for your children. My name is Mrs. Seredvick and I am very thrilled to be your child’s first grade teacher. As an experienced educator, I understand the importance of a solid educational foundation. I look forward to working with you to make this a wonderful school year for your children. My background includes six years as a Catholic school teacher in both Pre-K and second grade classes and more than ten years in a variety of long-term public school substitute assignments, including first grade. This past year I served as a reading and math support teacher here at Hoboken Catholic Academy, working with grades one, two, four and five.
Our classroom is in Modular 1, which is located just outside the building near the gym entrance. Miss Aggie, who was previously stationed in the main hallway, will now be with us to escort children into and out of the main building as needed. Children will join me in front of the stage in the gym on the first day of school for AM Assembly and the Opening Day Prayer Service. Parents are invited to attend the prayer service as well as Mass at 10:00 AM on Friday in St. Ann Church.
First graders will have time for a small healthy snack every morning. No snacks containing peanuts are permitted as we are a peanut free school. Please do not use glass bottles or containers for drinks or snacks.
Gym class will be every Tuesday. Your child should wear their gym suit and sneakers to school on this day.
I would like to remind you to have your child continue to practice the summer word list that they received from their kindergarten teacher this past June. Attached you will find a copy of the supply list that was sent home in June. Please send cash or a check in the amount of $40.00 payable to Hoboken Catholic Academy in an envelope labeled with your child’s name and grade. It will be helpful if all of your child’s belongings are labeled with their name.
These first days of school will be very exciting as the students get familiar with their new surroundings and classmates. I am here to help you and your children transition into First Grade as smoothly as possible. I look forward to meeting you all at Back to School Night on September 18th. I am so excited to start our year of learning, sharing, and exploring together!
Monday: Art, Tuesday: Gym, Wednesday: Spanish, Thursday: Music, Friday: Computer
Class Rules: 1. Listen carefully 2. Follow directions 3. Keep your hands and feet to yourself 4. Be kind/respectful with your words and actions 5. Always try your best!
What's Happening This Month
November 4th-6th: Book Fair
November 11th: Veteran's Day Service 8:00 AM
November 16th: Scholastic order due
November 27th: 1st Trimester ends, AM Prayer Service, 12:00 Dismissal
Birthday Snacks: Parents are welcome to send in birthday cookies or cupcakes and a drink to share on or near their child's birthday.
September-12th Isabella Kim, September-15th Luciana Long, September-18th Pavani Agarwal, September-19th Preston Marrufo
October-20th Liam Lopez
November-5th Natalie Hamann, November-7th Naina Fatnaney, November-15th Declan Lee
December-11th James Benyik
January-16th Aanika Chokshi, January-30th Donnabella Shukofsky
February-9th Arhaan Shaikh, February-14th Maeve Borner, February-26th Quinten Tandu
March-10th Peter Cuttita
April-2nd Samaira Saini, April-9th Luca Bermudez, April-18th Divyana Bisen, April-24th Brendan Maye
May-9th Zachary Balthazar
June-19th Kayleigh Garahan, June-21st Penelope Roig
July-26th Aadi Jain
Three parties are scheduled for the year.
End of the School Year
Monday: Math wb pg. 34 & 35
Reading: read vocabulary words and story "Who Works Here?" study for test
Tuesday: Spelling write words 2X
Math: wb page 36
Social Studies: study for test
Wednesday: Reading read vocabulary words and story "The Big Circle"
Math: Workbook page 37
Grammar: page 262
Thursday: Reading read vocabulary words and story "Who Works Here?"
Math: Workbook page 38
Spelling write words 2X
Religion: study for Chapter 8 test
Friday: Study for the reading test on Tuesday, enjoy your weekend!