DVWS 1st Grade


1st Grade – Math

In our first math block of the year we learned how to form Roman and Arabic numerals, count forward and backward in sequence, and how math can help us share things evenly. We also began developing a sense of patterning and laid the foundation for multiplication in skip counting (counting…


1st Grade – Folk Dancing

First grade enjoyed folk dancing with the teaching duo Jutta Distler and Terran Doehrer (Jutta & the Hi-Dukes). Physical coordination is enhanced by the coordinated, structured, and rhythmic movements of dance and awareness of music is developed as students learn dance steps that change when a musical phrase changes.


Photos: Weekly Pantry Walk – Grades Service Learning

Our grade school students went on their second Pantry Walk of the year on Friday. It was a smaller group than usual this week because 2nd, 3rd, and 6th grades were away enjoying a field trip. Each week until Thanksgiving break they will take our community donations to the Wauconda/Island…