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February 16, 2018

There is no school February 19th – 23rd!  We will see everyone back at school on Monday, 2/26.  Have a great break!

 *Please remember to fill out your child’s transportation form on the back of the Daily Folder.  Thanks!


Our next theme will be about “Presidents”.  Please see the newsletter.

Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 2-16-18-t5fksd


We will be making “Abraham Lincoln” for Fun Food Friday.  Thanks so much for continuing to support our fun learning activities!

Fun Food Friday:

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February 9, 2018

We will be having Valentine’s Learning Centers on Wednesday, 2/14.  Please see the sign up for our supplies.  Thanks!

Learning Centers:

Valentine’s projects are due on Wednesday.  We are looking forward to our fun, learning activities!

Class list: class list-115bsid


Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 2-9-18-1ki5q9g


We will not be having Fun Food Friday on 2/16.  Please send a snack to school for your child.  We will resume FFF on Friday, March 2nd.  We will be making “Abraham Lincoln”.  Please see the sign up for the supplies.  Thank you!

Fun Food Friday:


There is no school February 19th – 23rd! 

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February 2, 2018

We will continue to learn about bears.  If you have not sent a teddy bear to school, please send it in on Monday.  Thanks!

Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 2-2-18-11e254b


Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching!  Please see the letters regarding some of our fun Valentine’s Day activities!

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Valentine’s Day 2018-17hzoic

We will be making “Polar Bears” for Fun Food Friday.  Please see the sign ups for supplies and volunteer opportunities. Thanks!  (We are in need of volunteers!)


Mystery Reader:

February Specials (updated):  February Specials-14gbp3t



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January 26, 2018


Calling All Teddy Bears!!!

We will begin a new theme about Bears on Wednesday, 1/31. We are asking for all our students to bring in a teddy bear from home to assist with some learning activities during our theme. Please send in a teddy bear on Wednesday. The bears will remain at school, as our classroom guests, until we have completed our theme. Thanks so much!

Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 1-26-18-21m91w8

Specials Calendar:  February Specials-14fys7x

We will be making groundhogs for Fun Food Friday.  We would appreciate any donations that could be made for this fun event!



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January 12, 2018

There is no school on Monday, 1/15.  We will see everyone back at school on Tuesday,1/16.  Enjoy the long weekend!

The Sight Word Challenge is Wednesday, 1/17.  If your child is participating in this optional activity, please send the sight words to school in a ziploc bag, labeled with your child’s name.  If you need to access the list of sight words, please visit


We will continue with our “Winter Wonderland” theme.

Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 1-12-18-udi6f1


Fun Food Friday is Snow Popcorn!



Fun Food Friday volunteer:

Mystery Reader:


3rd Quarter Standards:  3rd Quarter standards 17-18-2391782


Due to school being closed on Monday, the 100th Day of School has been changed to January 24th! 

100th Day Projects:  100th Day of School Project 17-18-p85ful



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December 20, 2017

Thank you all so much for the wonderful gifts!!! Mrs. Nolf and I greatly appreciate your thoughtfulness.  We will definitely put the gift cards to use and enjoy the rest of our gifts!  We hope you and your family have a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and Happy New Year!

The students return to school on Thursday, January 4th.  Please remember to complete your child’s transportation form.  thanks so much!


Our new theme will be “Winter Wonderland”.  We will begin the new year with informational writing, but will then begin writing about our opinion.

Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 12-20-17-27ggfxm


We will make a snowman for Fun Food Friday.  Please send in our supplies on 1/4.  We really appreciate all the donations!



January Specials Calendar:  January Specials-1rxse61


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December 8, 2017

Enjoy the snow!

We had a wonderful time decorating the “gingerbread houses”!  Thank you for coming and supporting our class. 


We will continue to learn about December “Customs and Traditions”. 

Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 12-8-17-1l0d2kt

Our optional dress up days are:

Friday, 12/15 (Gnowman Day), Monday, 12/18 (Grinch Day), Tuesday, 12/19 (Reindeer Day) and Wednesday, 12/20 (Pajama Day).


For Fun Food Friday we will be making reindeers.  Please see the sign up for our supplies.  Thank you!


Our Holiday Party is Thursday, 12/14!


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December 1, 2017

Tuesday, 12/5  is our “Gingerbread House” day!  We hope each child will have 1 parent join us to decorate a gingerbread house.  Please plan to come to our class at 8:30am for this fun event!  Please stop by the front office to sign in, prior to coming to our classroom.  If you signed up to send in supplies, please send them in by Monday.  We want to have the activity set up when parents arrive.  Thanks so much!


We will continue learning about December “Customs and Traditions”,

Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 12-1-17-1pjmbgb


The Nickajack Learning Commons and Nickajack PTA are hosting the Jack’s first online book fair! Our partner, Children’s Bookstore, has over 200,000 titles available! The incredible selection of books, from baby board books to young adult, includes all genres of fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels and books in a series.  Shopping on the site is easy – shop award winning books, books by reading level, books in a series, bargain books, and Best of books.  

The fair is open 24/7 and will run until midnight December 15th.  All books are shipped directly to the customer.  Our school will earn 30% of every book purchased – proceeds will benefit our Nickajack Learning Commons and Nickajack PTA

We will be decorating cookies for Fun Food Friday!

December 1st – 15thOnline Book Fair
December 8th – 14th – Angel Tree
December 19th & 20th – Early Release days (12:30 p.m.)
December 21st – January 1st – Winter Holidays
January 2nd & 3rd – Student Holiday; Staff Workdays
January 15th – MLK Jr. Day, No School

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November 17, 2017

We hope you and your family have a very Happy Thanksgiving!

There is no school November 20th – November 24th!  We will everyone back at school on Monday, 11/27.

Our new theme is “Customs and Traditions- December Holidays”.  Please see the newsletter.

Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 11-17-17-1jnvsdv


Specials:  December Specials-1pdwvhf

Please remember to have your child write his/her name on the reading log and homework.  Thanks!

Please assist your child with learning his/her address!

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November 10, 2017

Our “Friends and Family Luncheon” is Tuesday, November 14th (10:27 – 11:07)!  We hope you are able to come to school and eat with your child.  Please meet us in the cafeteria.

Our new theme is “Customs and Traditions: Thanksgiving”.

Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 11-10-17-1gt0z4m

Scholastic Book Fair Hours (11/13 – 11/17): 

Monday        8:30a.m. – 4:00p.m. 

Tuesday       8:30a.m. – 5:00p.m. 

Wednesday 8:30a.m. – 5:00p.m. 

Thursday     8:30a.m. – 6:00p.m. 

Friday          8:30a.m. – 12:00p.m


Thanksgiving Learning Centers are Thursday, 11/16!  Please see the sig up below.  Thank you!


We will not be having Fun Food Friday on 11/17.  Please send a snack to school for your child.


There is no school November 20th – 24th for Thanksgiving Holiday!




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