Dear First Grade Families,
The school year has come to an end... the closing of one door
and the opening of another. It seems like just yesterday that I met all of you
and your wonderful children at the back to school walk through! Now, we have
laughed, played, studied, learned, and enriched our lives together. I return
them to you with a few more pounds, a few inches taller, months wiser, and more
I want to thank each child for all the warmth, the memories, and
the learning that we have shared this school year.
To my students I say THANK YOU for when I teach, I also learn.
This past year we have grown together. A little bit of each of you will always
be with me. Always strive to be the LEADER that I know you are! Remember, out
of all the things you can choose to be in this world, first choose to
To the parents, I say THANK YOU for allowing me to be your
child's first grade teacher. It has been a wonderful and rewarding year for me.
I will always have great interest in your chid's life so please stay in touch.
I will love your child always!
Sincerely, Mrs. Russell
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