• First Grade / Welcome 

    Updated 9/5/22

     Dear First Grade Families,

    I am your child's teacher, Mrs. Kuusalu.  Welcome back to the 2022-2023 school year at Rosenauer!  I am looking forward to helping your child explore, learn, and grow into confident First Graders. Let's have a great year!

    For the first day of school, please make sure to have ID Cards, a full-size backpack, Chromebook and charger, water bottle, sweater/sweatshirt for cooler temperatures in the classroom, and lunch or lunch money. All other materials will be provided (see suggested items below). Please be on time for school or early for the bus stops. 

    Our Special Area Class Schedule is:

    *Times change depending on the day of the week.

           Monday - Library @ 1:10 

    Library books will remain in the classroom throughout the year. Contact me otherwise if you would like them sent home.

           Tuesday - Art @ 1:10

           Wednesday -  *Gym @ 2:50 

    Students need sneakers to participate in PE class.

           Thursday - Music @1:10

           Friday - *Computers @ 12:00


    I will be using our Google Classroom and Remind for assignments and communications. Please make sure to access each application ASAP.

    Please know, I am not always able to check my email throughout the day, but I will get back to you as quickly as I can. For immediate response or emergencies, contact me using the Remind App or contact the school.

     - Mrs. Kuusalu- Contact me at kkuusalu@jacksonsd.org. 


    Some School Items to Consider Getting Are:

    1. 36 count crayons for more colors (not mandatory)

    2. Refillable Water Bottle - We have a new refillable water station at school! YAY!

    3. Backpack that will fit Chromebook, charger, headphones, books, and folder. No small backpacks please.

    4. Headphones - no earbuds!

    5. Classroom Donations: Kleenex, Playdough, Wet Wipes, Sanitizer, Small Water Bottles and Large Zip Lock Bags 




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