First Day of First Grade 2014

This is the first day of First Grade and how happy everyone is to be back with old friends and meeting new ones.  We started the day with a word search but it was mostly about talking about their summer and getting to know each other.
 Seems like yesterday they were Kindergarten students. Look how grown up and relaxed they are ...there is no place like home!!
 What a difference a year makes!!
There was way more to come on this special first day of first grade.  At 9:30, we were invited to the playground for a BIG surprise. Mrs Phillips (our principal) arranged for a hot air balloon for all the students to see. It was amazing and something they are still talking about...what a great first day!!

 Waiting for the man to get to the hot air balloon.

 It was a little hot and sunny.

Mrs. Phillips and Dorothy in the hot air balloon!  It was a great first day!!


Lourdes said…
This year's welcome back celebration really took things to new heights!
Christa said…
Wow, what an amazing first day!! Piper loved seeing the hot air balloon. Thanks so much for all you do. It's going to be a great year! :-)
Anonymous said…
Love the hot air balloon...what a great treat! Libby was bummed that she didn't get to ride in the balloon!! :)

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