Anna Hurley – 1st grade teacher
- St. Michael School teacher: 20 years
- Previously: 7 years in Preschool/Pre – K
- Colleges attended: Mercyhurst College BA Special Education; Nazareth College Masters in Early Childhood Education.
I worked in Rochester for 10 years with adults with developmental disabilities and 7 years at Keuka Lake School in Penn Yan. I’m married to Kayo Hull with 2 adult step children. This is my 12th year of teaching 1st Grade.
Community involvement: Involved in Our Lady of the Lakes Parish as Eucharistic Minister bringing communion to folks at S&S hospital and nursing homes. Member of the OLOL Liturgy Committee.
Grade 1 News
October 25, 2017
First Grade News:
Halloween: Please send in costumes with our child. We will be putting
costumes at 1:45 and Parade will be at 2:15. After the parade we will watch
a video and have a little party.
Scholastic book order due November 1. If you want to buy items as gifts,
please let me know and I will contact you when the order arrives. If you
don’t see anything in the flyer, check the Scholastic website – you’ll be able
to access other flyers and many more items.
School Mass November 1st at 11:00 for All Saints Day.
PTO Movie Night: November 2 5:30 – 7:30. Movie for the kids while
parents are meeting. Please let the office know if you are coming.
Veteran’s Day Service: 9AM at St. Michael School; please invite any
veterans to join us for this event.
Turkey Trot: Thanksgiving morning. Link to sign up is on the SMS website.
ELA: have begun learning grammar concepts (noun/verb/adjective);
periods/question marks and exclamation points. Phonics: consonants:s/t/m
and vowel short /a/. Story elements: setting/characters/beginning/middle
Social Studies: Native Americans and early settlers.
Science: Sound/Light and Vibrations kit from BOCES.
Religion: During November we will focus on the Saints. We will also have
our annual Can Food Drive in late November.
Math: adding/ subtracting/ geometric shapes/ ordinal numbers. Vocabulary
words students should be practicing to read are number words (zero –
twenty); colors; positional words (first through tenth) and shapes
Homework: When doing homework please read the directions with your
child – even if they think they know what to do. Also, encourage correct
letter and number formation. Handing in neat, presentable papers is a good
practice to begin in the 1st grade and hopefully will continue as they
progress in school.