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410 Central Ave. N.
New Prague, MN 56071

phone: 952-758-1700
fax: 952-758-1799


Peek at Our Week

We're 100 days smarter!!!

Feb. 20 - 23 

February is I Love to Read month - Has your child started filling in their Reading Olympics form? One title is needed per event. Special dress up days include:

  • Wed. Feb. 21 - The Magical World of Reading/Disney Day - Dress as your favorite Disney character or story book character.
  • Wed. Feb. 28 - Reading Exercises Your Brain  - Wear your workout clothes.

Subtraction Time Tests - This week we will be taking a break from addition time tests and focusing more on subtraction. Please keep practicing adding and subtraction facts at home.

IXL - Keep practicing first grade math skills on this great website. www.ixl.com/signin/newprague

Class photos: Check out the link to see photos from our class.


***This is what we'll be learning this week...


  • Our Story - Mama's Birthday Present
  • Phonics - Long a: ai, ay and possessives
  • Sight Words/High Frequency Words - about, gives, would, way, may, play, air
  • Comprehension skill - sequence
  • Grammar- verbs and adjectives
  • Handwriting - M, m


  • Spelling Words Skill - long a: spelled with ai and ay
  • Click on the "Spelling List" tab on the left.  Note: Mrs. Horning's reading class has different words.
  • Spelling City - A great website to practice spelling words. Search for the title of our story of the week to find the correct list. 


  • Fact families 
  • Telling time to the half hour
  • Counting coins - This is a great activity to practice at home.
  • Place value and digits (ones, tens, hundreds) - number scroll to 1,000
  • 10 more, 10 less
  • Skip counting by 2's to 120
  • Subtraction time tests
  • Finding unknowns... 4 + __ = 6

HEALTH  - Feb. - Dental Health, Food for Fitness

SOCIAL STUDIES - Presidents' Day

SCIENCE - Seasons

PHY-ED - Your child will have Mr. Bastyr and Mrs. Smith for their gym class. Check out their website to find out what they're learning.

Dates to Remember:

  • Feb. 13-27...Jump Rope for Heart
  • Feb. 19....No School - Presidents' Day

Pop tabs for Ronald McDonald House: Raven Stream is collecting aluminum tabs for this wonderful charity. Your child can bring in tabs any time to donate. Thank you to those who have donated. Ronald McDonald House

Please help your child get a good night's sleep each night and start the day with a healthy breakfast. We've got lots of learning to do. : ) Have a great week!

Kara Brandt