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Meet Mr. Warren

Phone: (812) 462-4445
Email: tew@vigoschools.org

About Mr. Warren
Home Town:   Terre Haute, Indiana
Terre Haute South Vigo Graduate 1989
College: B.S. – Indiana State University
Masters Degree with a Professionalized License – August 2005
Elementary Education – Indiana State University
Golden Apple Recipient April 2008
Years of Experience: 27 years
Mr. Warren’s Family
Mr. Warren is married to his wife, Jacqui.  She is an Educational Assistant here at Dixie Bee.  Mr. and Mrs. Warren have four children.  They are all former Dixie Bee students.  The youngest of their four children is their daughter, Alaina. She will be a junior at Terre Haute South Vigo High School.  Alaina is a member of the Pride of South Marching Band.  She loves playing the trumpet and is a “Cat Mom” to the family’s three cats; Celeste, Hermes and Callie.   Mr. Warren’s son, Ian, will be a senior at THS.  He is also in the band.  Ian plays trombone.  You will find him on Instagram or Facebook composing and playing songs on his trombone for his adoring audience.  Mr. Warren has two adult sons.   Aaron is the oldest and is engaged to Cassidy.  Aaron is an apprentice electrician and Cassidy is attending college to become a social worker.  Evan is married to Skyler.  Evan works as a semi driver at Midwest Logistics.  He is also in the process of getting a degree in Automotive Mechanics.  Evan’s wife, Skyler, loves Ford Mustangs and spends her time helping Evan work on cars and taking care of their cats.

Please bring your school corporation provided fully charged Chromebook Daily.

(Optional)  I have protective pouches for Chromebooks that can be purchased for $5 each.  Additional information will be provided at open house or during the first week of school.

(Required)

(1) pair of Bluetooth headphones for your Chromebook (wireless are best because we do not have time to spend untangling headphone wires)

(4) (24 count) crayons  *Please do not send markers or extra large boxes of crayons

(1) jar of rubber cement

(6) glue sticks

(3) #2-24 count pre-sharpened pencils (thicker lead mechanical accepted but we typically do not use these)

(1) pair of scissors (metal with plastic handles and rounded or pointed ends)

(1) large box of tissues

(1) roll of paper towels

(1) plastic slider pencil case with snap closure

(2) plastic pocket folders (one blue & one yellow)

(1) regular sized plastic school boxes (no locking boxes please)

(1) Non-rolling backpack

(2) Composition notebooks non-spiral wide ruled

(1) 16 or 24 count Crayola Colored Pencils

(1) Easy opening/closing Water Bottle brought daily- filled with water (these will remain in cubbies and must be free of leaks)

The following items will be used but we do not need any as we have plenty in our classroom at this time.

(0) box of Band-aids

(0) bottle of Elmers glue

(0) packages of 5 count thin (black) dry-erase markers

(0) large pink pearl erasers

Optional – (1) ream of white copy paper

Optional – (1) container of disinfecting wipes

Optional – (1) Box of Thermal Scotch Brand Lamination sheets

Optional – New or gently used items for our treasure box (Age level appropriate toys, sealed snacks, drinks, etc…)

IF you are able to purchase Crayola crayons & colored pencils, Ticonderoga or Dixon pencils, and Expo dry-erase markers on sale, they last longer and perform better.  However, ANY brand is acceptable and appreciated!

Please label all your child’s materials (except for pencils) with his or her name.  This includes jackets, gloves, coats and hats.

I may request specific items throughout the school year for parties or extra projects.  Please watch your email for these requests.

Mr. Warren’s 2022-2023 First Grade Class Amazon Wish List

Please click the link above to visit my Amazon Classroom Wish List.  Here are a couple items to note:
I have found a couple different options for The Insect Collector Kits.  I would need one or the other- not both.  These would be my most desired items at the moment.  I am starting an insect unit and would like to order these asap.  I was unable to change the quantity on my list.  Depending on which set ordered (and I would prefer the larger ones) I would like at least 1 per student.  We currently have 17 students in our class.  I would like to have a couple extra.
I would gladly accept any Legos (new or used) to add to the ones we already have in the classroom.  The set I requested would be a welcome addition as well but I am not picky and would accept any donations of Legos!  These are great for indoor recess.

I may be adding additional items to the list as the school year progresses.

With the addition of Chromebooks I am always looking for on-line, eductaional games and software.  I discovered Gimkit.com last year and used a trial edition.  The children loved it and so did I!  If a parent or parents would be willing to sponsor this platform, please check it out and let me know if you would be willing to help.

Basic Rules

  1. Follow directions the first time they are given.
  2. Raise your hand to talk.
  3. Stay in your seat unless you have permission to get up.
  4. Keep hands, feet and objects to yourself.
  5. Leave all your toys at home.
  6. No name calling or talking back to adults. 

Consequences

  1.  Verbal Warning – No significant consequences
  2. First Card Flipped as a warning- (from green to yellow)
  3. Second Card Flipped- (from yellow to orange) Miss recess.
  4. Third Card Flipped- (from orange to red) Miss recess, parent contacted
  5. Severe problem- (immediate red card) see principal/dean for punishment
Weekly Encore Schedule

Monday:           Library

Tuesday:           Lab & Weekly Counselor Visit

Wednesday:    Physical Education

Thursday:        Art

Friday:              Music

Daily Classroom Schedule

8:15-10:30      Language Arts

10:30-11:00    Social Studies

11:00-11:40    Lunch/Recess/Restroom Break

11:45-12:50     Math

12:50-1:30      Encore (Art, Music, PE, Library, Computer Lab)

1:30-1:50         Read Aloud/Catch up time  Afternoon Recess

1:50-2:10         Afternoon Recess

2:10-2:35         I/E time

2:35-2:40        Dismissal

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