First Grade

Welcome to 1st Grade!


“Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.”

The teachers of first grade would like to welcome you to a year of learning and fun.  Here is a look at first grade.  There is a lot to see from “a” to “z”.


             The A B C’s of First Grade


A is for assemblies we’ll have throughout the year

and for the absentee hotline if your child won’t be here..(610)351-5900 ext. 257ll

B is for book fairs and the new books we’ll seek

C is for the computer lab where we’ll be once a week

D is for dressing your child for school AND outside play

because here in first grade, we have recess each day

E is for e-mail addresses if you need to reach us





F is for fieldtrips and fun on the bus

G is for gym where the kids can all run.

So send your child in sneakers that day so he can join in the fun

H is for homework folders that will go home each night.  

Please remember to sign them and make sure the homework is right

I is for Ironton where school spirit runs high

J is for journals where students give their best try

K is for kindness that we’ll be sure to show

L is for the lunchroom where first graders will go

M is for magnets, music, and measuring fun

N is for a no bullying policy ~at our school there should be none

O is for outstanding teamwork you’ll feel throughout the school

P is for the pumpkin patch field trip

that the kids think is cool 

Q is for quarters and the other coins we’ll learn

R is for reading from the rocker ~each child will take a turn

S is for students feeling safe at school

And for our mascot named “Star”…the kids think she rules!

T is for the teachers who truly care, who will try to be fair, and always be there

U is for unbelievable progress that will be made this year

V is for the Valentine’s Day party that will be very dear

W is for the walking trail to be enjoyed each day

X is for the excitement about the Crayola Factory trip sometime in May

Y is for a year filled with smiles and fun

Z is for..

zero worries for you to have because your first grader will laugh, learn, and grow a ton! 

Grade 1 District Curriculum, please click here!