1st Grade – Salter

January Newsletter

Second Quarter Report Cards
Report cards will be sent home in your child’s Friday Folder at the end of the first semester. You may notice some grade changes as I will begin to reassess students on previously missed objectives.

School Closings Due to Weather
During the winter months, please make sure to check the local new stations for school closings. Many times, if Kalamazoo or Portage closes we will close too. Our school name will be listed on Channel 3 any time there is a closing. Please do not call the school to see if we are closed, as it will be posted. Most school closings are posted around 6:00 a.m.

Our Character Counts Winner for Fairness is:  Addison

Illness and Recess
Our school requires that any child requesting to stay inside for recess due to an illness must have a doctor’s note. The doctor’s note must state the child’s illness and the reason why they need to stay indoors for recess. Without a doctor’s note all students will go outside for recess. If you have questions or concerns about this, please see Mrs. Boris. Thank you for your understanding!

Winter Clothes
Please continue to send winter outdoor clothes each day. Students are welcome to leave a bag at school with their winter gear inside.  We go outside everyday for recess unless it is below 10 degrees.

Therefore, students need hats, gloves, snow pants, boots, and warm coats EVERYDAY. Please make sure that if your child wears their boots to school, they also bring shoes to change into.   Boots track in snow and mud after recess, so it is necessary that students have both shoes and boots each day. Students who do not have boots, will have to stay on the cemented area of the playground so that their shoes do not track in snow and mud (this is a school policy).

Thank you for your help in keeping our students warm and our carpets clean!