First Grade

Mrs. Talbert, Mrs. McMillan, and Mrs. Leydens

Month: December 2017

Going to the Onarga Theater!

A special showing of Despicable Me 3 was shown at the Onarga Theater for all Iroquois West Elementary students in Gilman. While there, students enjoyed the movie, popcorn, and pop!. A special thank you to Mr. Harkins for this wonderful …

Visiting the Food Pantry

The December Character Ed service project was to collect food for the food pantry. After collecting more than 100 food items, the first grade classes walked to the food pantry to drop off their food items and go on a …

December Service Project

For the month of December first grade students were asked to bring in food items to donate to G.O.D.S. Food Pantry instead of a class gift exchange! Ask and you shall receive! We appreciate the generous hearts of our first …

Bringing Smiles to Gilman Healthcare Center

Mrs. Talbert’s class brought a little Christmas cheer to their friends at the Gilman Healthcare Center. Students played Bingo, read, shared activity pages, and enjoyed a snack with the residents. Many smiles were shared during our afternoon visit. Thanks to …

Christmas Tree Lane

After several years, the first grade Christmas Tree Lane has been brought back to Iroquois West Elementary School. As a teacher who has seen many of the creative Christmas trees of the past and the present, I can truthfully say …

The Christmas Concert

What beautiful music we made together at the Christmas Concert!

Thank you, Mrs. Muench, for all of your hard work!

Empathy? What’s Empathy?

Having empathy means putting yourself in someone else’s shoes and feeling as they do. Thank you, Mrs. Barnett for a lesson on Empathy. The first grade is showing empathy by collecting food for the food pantry. Can you help us?…

Catch Me If You Can!

Catch me if you can! MRs. Luhman read Gingerbread Baby by Jan Bret. Students made their own gingerbread babies from bread, wowbutter, raisins, marshmallows, chocolate chips, and colored sprinkles. Don’t you wonder if we got to eat them before they …

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