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First Grade

       First grade is a busy year.  Students actively learn to read, write a complete paragraph, add and subtract.  They are developing social skills and study skills.  First grade curriculum includes, science, social studies, health, music, art, physical education in addition to language arts and math. 

Our Mission Statement

We are a group of dedicated teachers who give our students the tools they need to be excited, focused learners.  We motivate our students by creating an affective environment that promotes success academically and socially.

School Supplies

Cleveland Elementary 1st Grade

2018/19 Supply List

(To Print List Click Supply Link Under Staff Locker to Your Left)




* 1 (3) pack of Magic Rub erasers

* Glue sticks

* One package of thick black dry erase markers

* (3) Red two-pocket folders (no prongs)

* 10 count thick colored markers

* Earbuds (in sandwich size plastic bag for personal use)

* Backpack – no wheels permitted

* 2 boxes of tissues

* 1 bottle of hand sanitizer

* 3 packs of baby wipes


At the beginning of the year, the first grade teachers will supply a list of “needed and appreciated” items that will be useful in their own classrooms.


Please do no put your child’s name on any of the materials, as they will go into a communal supply. 



Thank you for your support!


The First Grade Team at Cleveland




Contact Mercedes Curiel  Mercedes Curiel Teacher grade 1
Contact Christine Grabowski  Christine Grabowski Teacher grade 1
Contact Liza VanDyke  Liza VanDyke Teacher grade K/1