Monday, June 19, 2017

Boothbay Botanical Gardens

First grade will be going to the Boothbay Botanical Gardens, tomorrow Tuesday, June 20th.  We will leave at 8:30. Please pack a rain coat and boots in case there is a rain shower.

Friday, June 16, 2017


Monday, June 19th we will go on the Hardy Boat in New Harbor. If your child has a PDF (life jacket) please send it with them for the trip. If not, one will be provided.


Friday, June 9, 2017

Shell Middens Field Trip Canceled for Today

Our Shell Midden Field trip is canceled today due to the rain. We will go on our rain date, Tuesday, June 13th.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Full Day Marine Field Trip Tomorrow, Thursday, June 8th

Hello First Grade Families,

We will be on our full day field trip tomorrow for our Marine Unit.

Mrs. Peaslee's class will be at the DRA

Mrs. Hilton's Class will be at Hidden Valley Nature Center

Mrs. Verney's Class will be at Dodge Point.

Please send your child prepared to be in the woods all day. They will need layers of clothing as it will be warming up, a bottle of water, sneakers or boots, extra clothes, sunscreen and bug spray (apply before they leave the house and pack.)


Monday, June 5, 2017

Tomorrows Field Trip is Cancelled

Our full day marine field trip for tomorrow, June 6th will be canceled due to the impending rain.  We will use our rain date of Thursday, June 8th. Don't forget bug spray, sunscreen and water.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

First Rivers, Lakes, Ponds and Streams Full Day Field Trip, Tomorrow June 1st.

Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 1st Mrs. Verney's Class is at HVNC, Mrs. Peaslee's Class is at Dodge Point and Mrs. Hilton's Class is at the DRA.  We will depart at 8:30 and return at 2:30.  Please make sure your child is dressed appropriately to be out in the woods all day. Bug spray and sunscreen are a must. Students will need to bring sunscreen and bug spray to be reapplied in the woods. If you haven't signed your child up for a school lunch, please be sure to pack one!


Fish prints

Today the first graders printed alewives onto shirts and pillowcases! We had such a great time and they are excited to show off their creations. Before washing, please throw the fish printed garment in the dryer for 30 minutes before washing. 


Thursday, May 25, 2017

Last day of school

There seems to be some confusion about what the actual last day of school is. It is Friday, June 23rd and it will be a half day. A bag lunch form will be sent home closer to that date.


1st grade team

Friday, May 12, 2017

Alewives Field Trip

We will be at the Damariscotta Fish Ladder Monday to learn about the Alewives. 

Mrs. Peaslee's class 8:30-9:30
Mrs. Hilton's class 10:15-11:35
Mrs. Verney's class 11:35-12:45

Monday, May 8, 2017

Spring Parent/Teacher Conferences

Please visit the GSB website to sign up for parent-teacher conferences. The sign up is under the Parent Resource Tab. Please sign up with you child's homeroom teacher. They will be held Tuesday, May 23rd and Thursday, May 25th. Please contact us if you are unable to attend during these times.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Clarification: Scholastic Book Orders

Hello First Grade Families,

Scholastic book orders went home last Friday and I wanted to clarify the due date. The official due date is Friday, March 17th. All online order will be accepted until Friday at 3:00 p.m. ( Our class code is H944H. If you are submitting a paper book order with cash or check, they will be due Thursday.  

Please, remember that with every Scholastic order that is placed, our classrooms get free books! We appreciate all the orders that you have submitted this year.  As a result we have had the opportunity to add over a dozen books and cd's to our listening stations, we have added to our leveled library for guided reading, have purchases seasonal read alouds and rewarded students with books.

Thanks for your continued support.

Megan, Kami & Jessica

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Upcoming Field Trip

Hello First Grade Families,

We are taking a trip to the FARMS Community Kitchen in Damariscotta.  We will make some delicious Japanese dishes as a part of our unit on Japan. 

Mrs. Peaslee's Class- March 21st- Departs GSB at 12:15 and returns at 2:15.

Mrs. Hilton's Class - March 23th- Departs GSB at 8:45 and returns at 10:45.

Mrs. Verney's Class- March 28th- Departs GSB at 12:15 and returns at 2:15

Please contact your child's classroom teacher if you are interested in chaperoning.

Thank you,

Megan, Kami & Jess

Friday, February 10, 2017

For Mrs. Verney's Class only!

Whoops! I forgot to send a class list for Valentine cards. I sent one via e-mail today but thought I should post it here as well. If your child would like to bring in cards please make sure there is one for each student in our class. We will exchange cards on Tuesday.


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