School Supply List

Welcome to 2nd grade! I’m looking forward to a wonderful year together. If you haven’t had a chance yet, please complete this Parent Survey. All results are confidential and will help me get to know your child. Thank you!!

I will give your child many tools that we will use every day (crayons, pencils, folders, notebooks), but I would love some help with these specialty items.

Please bring these supplies to our Open House on Wednesday, August 21. 

  • earbuds (please label with your child’s name, a piece of tape works well)
  • box of 10 fine tip washable markers for your child, mixed colors
  • gym shoes (kept in your child’s locker) 
  • 1 box of dry erase markers for our class to share (any size and color)
  • sticky notes for our class to share (3×3 size)
  • 1 glue stick
  • 1 highlighter
  • 1 pair of child’s scissors, labeled with your child’s name
  • 1 box of Kleenex
  • 1 box of graham crackers (for those days that kids forget to bring a snack)
  • Optional: 1 game that your child can teach the class how to play during indoor recess. It will be returned at the end of the year. Please write your child’s name on the box or bag.

Important items your child should bring to school every day.

  • backpack (big enough for a lunchbox, folder, library book, and winter snow gear)
  • filled water bottle (water only, no juice please)
  • 2 healthy snacks (one for the morning and one for the afternoon… second graders get hungry!)

Thanks so much for helping your child get ready for second grade! Please email me if you have any questions. 🙂

Mrs. Bast:

Summer Library

This Tuesday is our last Summer Library! Library books can be dropped off between 10 am and noon. Hope to see you there!!

To help me get to know your child, please complete this Parent Survey. All results are confidential and will help me prepare for the upcoming school year. Click this link for more information about school supplies – First Grade Supply List. Looking forward to a wonderful year together!

Open House

First Grade Families,

Wow! The first day of school is almost here. I can hardly believe that it is already the end of August! To ease the transition into the new school year, be sure to attend our Georgetown School Open House on August 27 from 6:30-7:30.


At the Open House, each child will have a chance to meet me, explore our classroom, find his/her locker, and even pick out a seat for the first day of school. It will be a great way to start our school year together! Until then, keep checking the blog for important information about first grade.

Two additional notes:

1.  If you have not done so already, please fill out the FIRST GRADE SURVEY. I would love to know if your child has a nickname that he/she likes to be called and I would also like to gather your e-mail addresses as soon as possible. (These questions are in the survey.)

2.  Check out the SCHOOL SUPPLIES post if you still need to stock up on your school items. You and your first grader are welcome to bring these things to our Open House next week. (This will help to lighten up backpacks for the first day of school!)

Looking forward to seeing you next Wednesday at our Open House!

Mrs. Bast 🙂

School Supplies

Happy July! If you are a list person like I am, you may want to keep this supply list handy for when the BACK TO SCHOOL sales start. Your first grader will need these items for this coming year. I will provide most of the essentials, but I would love some help! 

Things your child should bring to school on Tuesday, September 2:

  • gym shoes (to be kept in your child’s locker at school)
  • backpack
  • pencil box
  • headphones (whatever is comfortable/durable for your child)
  • 1 pair of scissors (blunt tip with your child’s name written on it)
  • 1 highlighter
  • 1 rectangular eraser (or more)
  • 1 glue stick
  • reusable water bottle labeled with your child’s name

The items below are also needed and will be shared by our community of learners:

  • 1 box of 12 colored pencils
  • 1 box of dry erase markers
  • 1 box of Kleenex

This year I have been able to supply the classroom with many of the tools that your child will use each day (crayons, pencils, pens, folders, notebooks, etc.). These supplies will be kept at your child’s desk or inside his/her pencil box.

Thanks so much for helping your child get ready for first grade. Please e-mail me if you have any questions.

Mrs. Bast