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Mrs. Gee  Room E-6

Mrs. Keyes  Room E-1

Mrs. Saad  Room E-2

Mrs. Yan  Room E-5

Go for the gold!


Show your Live Oak pride each Wednesday by putting on your spirit wear. Students may also dress in an item of clothing that's red, maroon, yellow or gold.

1st grade recommendation

Eureka Math Parent Resources

Please click on the image below for math resources provided by the district.

Math Family Resources ScreenShot

Fun Math Games can be found here!

Digital Citizenship

Common Sense Media

 For more information about becoming a responsible and respectful digital citizen, click here!

1st Grade Team

1st Grade Team

We are looking forward to an exciting year at First Grade.  From left to right:  Mrs. Gee (E-6), Mrs. Keyes (E-1), Mrs. Saad (E-2) and Mrs. Yan (E-5)

October 21 - 25 will be ...

Each day, there will be activities to generate discussion and/or reinforce a principle component of the campaign for elementary school kids -- making healthy choices.

Monday:   Sports Day and Pack a Healthy Snack 

Tuesday:  Wear Red 

Wednesday:   Crazy Hair to Show you Care and/or Wear Orange for Unity day. 

Thursday:  Mix It up Day: Mixed up Clothes/ Mix it up at Lunch 

Friday:  Hats ON for Healthy Choices:  Wear a Hat 

We are excited to share with you that our school community will be celebrating Unity Day on Wednesday, October 23rd this year. Unity Day is an annual event occurring during National Bullying Prevention Month in October that promotes joining together to create healthier communities through kindness, acceptance, and inclusion. It was started by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center in 2011 and is now celebrated around the world.

On this day, we will invite all students and staff to wear orange for Unity Day and Crazy Hair for Red Ribbon Week. Our No Place for Hate students will be planning activities for all of our students to participate in on Unity Day!

We hope you’ll take this opportunity to talk to your children about bullying prevention and all the positive things we can do to make healthier communities. For more information on the history of Unity Day and its impact, please go to

our first field trip

Our first field trip will be a visit to the Dougherty Station Library.  Please look inside your child's LO folder for important details, including the date and time for each class trip. 

All parents who have been cleared through our Be A Mentor system are welcome to join us as chaperones!

Science focus:  the moon

In October we will be studying the phases of the moon. A 'Moon Journal' will be sent home inside Thursday's LO folder.  Students and their families are encouraged to go outside and find the moon every evening!

On the 'Moon Journal,' students draw what they see in the sky and write the date. If they miss a night or if it is too overcast to see, it is ok to skip a night ... or two!  Please keep this journal at home; it does not need to be returned to school. 

We hope this activity will be fun for 1st graders and their families!

Run Club begins wed., 9/4

Run Club

Live Oak Run Club is a FUN experience for all ages and fitness levels (run or walk the 5 laps), non-competitive (all students are successful), earn 5k, 10k, 15k, ½-marathon and full-marathon recognition and rewards. This year's goal is to complete a FULL marathon (26.2 miles) by showing up every Tuesday throughout the Run Club season (28 times)

Click here for more info!

Conversation Starters

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Each week we will introduce a question that you may want to discuss as a family. These conversation starters create an opportunity to learn more about each other.

What are some things you are grateful for today?

Important Reminders

First Grade site

  • Make sure to check the website every Monday, for your child's weekly homework. Please return your child's completed work STAPLED in his/her Live Oak Folder on Friday. Assignments are posted on the right hand side of this page under "Homework this Week."
  • Please label lunch boxes, water bottles, backpacks, sweatshirts & jackets! 
  • When it is your classroom's PE day, make sure your child wears appropriate shoes. No sandals, Crocs, or flip-flops. This is for their safety!

important schedule changes and dates

10/26:  Live Oak Harvest Festival

10/31:  Halloween parade and party.  Minimum day - 11:50 dismissal.

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Week of: October 14th

Math: Math problem sets and homework pages are sent home daily. Please keep the problem sets at home.  

Reading:   Click here for a letter from your teachers about our reading homework.

Moon Journal:  go outside and look for the moon each evening in October.  A moon journal will be sent home inside Thursday's LO folder.  

 Homework is due on Friday!

Please staple completed homework pages together and place them inside your child's Live Oak folder. 

Parent Volunteers

Raise Hands

Volunteer Management System (VMS) is the name of our district's volunteer policy and process. If you wish to volunteer during centers or field trips, please complete the process ASAP!  You may go to this link to sign up.  

 Please keep in mind that field trip drivers change all the time.  You can come off this list for expired driver’s license, insurance policy or tickets. Check to make sure everything is up to date!
Soul Shoppe

Soul Shoppe teaches students important skills that support them academically and socially through life. This interactive program focuses on problem solving, conflict resolution, and creating a community of respect and growth. We've attended our second workshop. The children really enjoy learning empathy, how to express their feelings and using problem-solving tools in social situations. 

First grade life skill

red shoes

We strongly encourage your children to learn to tie their shoes by themselves. This important skill encourages independence, dexterity and brain development. It also helps teachers prevent back pain from constantly bending over! Take a look at this fun video with your child!