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410 Central Ave. N.
New Prague, MN 56071

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


Peek at Our Week

Homecoming Pepfest! Go Trojans!


It's a three day week! Thursday and Friday are off due to MEA break. There will not be a spelling test this week. The reading teachers will use that time to do a multistep writing project. 

Outdoor Learning Day - We had fun taking our learning outside. We explored the garden and playground area in search of living and nonliving things. We are so fortunate to have our garden area for observing different plants and insects.  

Fall Festival Parade and Party - Tuesday, Oct. 31 at 2:00, students at Raven Stream get to participate in the Fall Festival Parade. First graders will have a party in the classroom following the parade. If you're interested in helping out, let me know. It's always nice to have extra hands to help with putting on costumes before the parade and also helping out at the party. More information will be coming home this week.

  • The parade STARTS at 2:00; please be seated by 1:55 in either the GYM or the CAFETERIA.
  • Families may park in the EAST or SOUTH parking lots.  Cars need to be OUT of the SOUTH parking lot by 3:20.  
  • The school has asked that party volunteers are the only ones that go to their child's classroom. This is for crowd control.  

Cherrydale Fundraiser Pick Up - Monday, Oct. 30, 3-6pm in the cafeteria 

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


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


  • Our Story - review
  • Phonics - review
  • Sight Words - review
  • Comprehension skill - review
  • Grammar- writing project
  • Handwriting -  S,s, E, e


  • Spelling Words Skill - No spelling words this week.
  • 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. 


  • Finding unknowns... 4 + __ = 6
  • Strategies to solve number stories - knowing when to add or when to subtract
  • Skip counting by 5's and 10's...By the end of first grade your child will need to skip count by 5's and 10's to 120. 

HEALTH  - Healthy Habits - Keeping germs away


SCIENCE - Living and nonliving (Oct.), Needs of plants and animals to live (Oct.)

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:

  • Oct 18&19...No school - MEA
  • Oct. 24.........PAC meeting, 6:00pm in the media center
  • Oct. 30.........Cherrydale Fundraiser pick up day, 3-6pm in the cafeteria 
  • Oct. 31.........Fall Festival Parade 2:00 pm with the classroom party (in C127) following the parade!!!

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