Welcome to first grade! How exciting to be at the start of a new school year here at El Quadah American School. We hope you are feeling refreshed and ready to begin the year ahead. Each year brings the exciting opportunity to teach – and learn from – a new bunch of wonderful kids!
First grade is a year full of transitions. As the year progresses, you will see your child gain both responsibility and independence as a member of a challenging, exciting, and motivating learning environment. We hope our classes will be the place where your child feels comfortably challenged and where he or she will find the motivation to strive towards personal excellence. We always strive to nurture a caring and loving classrooms where we can celebrate our achievements, support one another’s emotional needs, and encourage one another towards positive change. You will find this type of environment to be so important to learning, and we sincerely hope that our school will be the place where your child will look forward to coming to.
Our classrooms provide a space where learning can take place uninterrupted by outside distractions. Each classroom is fully equipped with the necessities for learning, a computer, a class library and chairs and tables to fit the need and age of the children and air conditioning system as well.
At El Quadah American School, we have a clear vision for a conducive and safe learning environment. Skilled and Reliable supportive teachers where we always focus on teaching and learning.
We are looking forward to a productive partnership with you to ensure our children can achieve their highest potential. Support and interest from parents is a key element of student success. By working together, we can ensure a positive first grade experience for your child.
As partners, we share the responsibility for our children’s success and want you to know that we will do our very best to carry out our responsibilities. We ask that you guide and support your child’s learning by ensuring that he/she:
Parents can help their child by:
* Checking your child’s DAILY FOLDER for school communications, notices, and class work.
* Students learn to be very responsible with their folders and with the papers that go to and from school.
*Reading to your child or having your child read to you daily.
We look forward to a great year and to meeting all of you. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.