My name is Marie Martens-Ford and I am looking forward to working with you and your child this year! I have been teaching for 21 years and this is my 20th year at Emerson. I have taught Early Childhood Special Education, Kindergarten, and First Grade. My absolute favorite is First Grade! Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns! firstname.lastname@example.org
I use the Seesaw app in my classroom to share pictures, notes, reminders, and work samples. I have mailed your child a welcome letter and I enclosed information about how to connect with Seesaw within our classroom. Please download the app ASAP after getting the letter because I will start posting soon!
Please pack a healthy morning snack. Fruits and vegetables are always a good choice!
OUR CLASSROOM IS TREE NUT AND PEANUT FREE
Our Special Schedule
Tuesday Music and Gym
Please send in gym shoes that your child can put on quickly and independently.
I hope to see you at the ice cream social and school supply drop off on August 13th from 3:30-4:30!
Our first day of school is on Wednesday, August 14th. Morning line up is on the blacktop on the north side of school. I will be outside to greet the kids and walk them to our classroom! Dismissal is at door 7 at 3:00.
We love to celebrate birthdays! District 205 does not allow edible treats for birthdays, so If you wish to send something to share with the class, it needs to be a non-edible favor such as a pencil, book, stickers, etc. If your child has a summer birthday, we will celebrate at the end of the year.