Mr. Duckworth's 1st Grade Classroom
Read below for details about our field trip to the Birmingham Zoo.


Wild About Reading
The First Grade Wild About Reading kick-off is Monday March 21, 2011.During the next 6 weeks children will read 20 books. After they have read 20 books they will receive a t-shirt. At the end of the challenge students who have met the 20 book goal will receive a free book!

Our ending celebration will be our trip to the Birmingham Zoo on May 6, 2011. I will post a schedule of our community friends who will be coming to read to our First grade students during this wild adventure! 

Reading Schedule for Wild About Reading!

Wednesday March 30, 2011  1:00 Superintendent of Huntsville City Schools Dr. Ann Roy Moore

Tuesday April 5, 2011 1:00    Mayor Tommy Battle

Thursday April 7, 2011 1:00  US Army 1st SGT, Lee Hallman

Tuesday April 12, 2011 1:00  Publix Michael Forsythe and Mascot Plato

Wednesday April 20, 2011 1:00 Huntsville Firefighters and Fire Truck 

Thursday April 21, 2011 Patti Mckee

Thursday May 5, 2011 Principal of Williams Elementary School Mr. Mcallister (This date will be changed due to inclement weather)

The Field trip to the Birmingham Zoo is re-scheduled for Wednesday May 18, 2011. Please make sure you bring your students to school on that day at 7:00 a.m. wearing their red Wild About Reading t-shirt. Parents that would like to chaperone may ride the bus or drive.

Spring Break:                                                                           April 11 through April 15 May 20 (Friday)

May 20                                                                                    Last Student Day (Full Day Teachers/ Students)                            

May 19 & 20 (Thursday & Friday)                                              Graduation                                                                                

May 23 (Monday)                                                                     Teacher Work Day

*This calendar does not include a weather day.  If days are lost due to inclement weather, the calendar
   will be extended at the end of May.

88 – First Semester
92 – Second Semester
180 – Student Days
187 – Teacher Duty Days