Mrs. Schumacher's First Grade Classroom at Elder Grove School   

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  • Mrs. Schumacher smiley
  • 1st Grade 


Dear Parents and Students,

I wish to welcome you to the new school year here at Elder Grove.   I am going to be your child’s homeroom teacher.  I always enjoy the first few weeks of school and getting acquainted with my students.  I have been teaching for twenty-four years in various grade levels and I am especially excited to be back in 1st grade. 


I hold a degree in Elementary Education as well as a degree in Early Childhood Development.  So, I am ready for the adventures ahead.  If there is anything throughout the school year that may concern you or bring about a question, please feel free to call or stop by the classroom.  If your child is having difficultly with a subject or is just having a hard day, please let me know.  I am a parent too, and I know that a little extra attention can go a long way.  Be assured that I will do my very best to make this school experience for your child enjoyable and fun!  Please allow ample time for your child to transition into 1st grade.  The days are long at first but, they will adjust.  Positive reinforcement and some extra help at home during the week will help your child have a successful year!

  Additional information can be found on our Elder Grove School website as well. Remember, that I am here for your child.  So, if there is anything more that I can do to guide your child throughout the school year successfully, please contact me.  Let's work together for a terrific school year. 

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I am honored to teach your child.   Kids…I’ll see you soon!   We will have so much fun!


Letter A + in red Sincerely, Mrs. Schumacher




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1st Grade Supply List

Elder Grove School

______ 1 water color paint set 8 colors (Label)

_____  1 pair of Fiskars pointed scissors (Label)

______ 1 horizontal pocket folder (Not plastic) (Label)

______ 3 boxes of 24 pack crayons (Label)

______ 1 box of 8 markers (Label)

_____  1st grade activity book ( Walmart, Dollar Store, Costco) (Label)

_____  1 pencil bag (boxes are too large for desks) (Label)

_____  1 dry eraser(NO liquid cleaner)

_____  P.E. shoes to keep at school (Label)

_____  2 dozen Ticonderoga wooden pencils (sharpened)

_____  1 bottle Tacky Glue (Hobby Lobby)

_____  5 large or 10 small glue sticks

  ______4 Dry-erase markers

_____  3 big pink erasers (No pencil top erasers)

_____  2 boxes of Kleenex

_____  1 large container of Clorox Disinfecting wipes

_____  3 boxes of snacks (crackers, pretzels, fruit   

                snacks, gummy bears, cereal)

_____ 1 box Ziploc bags: Girls bring Sandwich Size

                                        Boys bring Gallon Size

Please write your child’s name only on the items with (Label).  All other items are shared in the classroom.  There are lots of new things happening in 1st grade.  Please don’t hesitate to ask questions.  We are here for you and your child.  You will be amazed at how much they learn!                                                       









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