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My name is Theresa Aldridge and this will be my 29th year teaching First Graders at East Jackson Elementary School. I attended JCC, Western Michigan University and received my BA from Spring Arbor University. I have been married for 31 years to my husband Darin and we have two sons Tyler and Nicholas. We welcomed our new grandson Grayson Michael to our family this past February 9th.

Classroom Notes

***Parents please scroll down to see weekly spelling words and events here at school.  This website will be updated weekly on Sunday afternoons.


Dear Parents,
I would like to take this opportunity to express my interest and enthusiasm in teaching your child this year.  I am looking forward to helping your child grow and learn through many developmental  approaches.  With this type of  teaching style (learning by seeing, hearing, doing and moving) there is less emphasis on book work and seat work type
activities.  However, we will do these types of lessons but, they will not make up the entire portion of my curriculum.  Your child will learn at  their own rate and pace, and I will do my best to stimulate your child’s growth in every academic area.
If you ever have any questions or concerns, I can be reached at school from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. most days.  You may also contact me by phone or school email. This information is found below at the bottom of the page.  Please feel free to stop into room 105 anytime.  Just remember to sign in at the office and get a visitor’s pass.


Theresa Aldridge

Spelling words for week of  March 9th, 2020 and Weekly events below.

may  day  way  jay  pay  say  bay  hay  were  where

Monday-No School for students.  Professional Development for Staff.

Tuesday-  Donuts with Dad 7:30 am.  Make sure to study weekly spelling words, use them in sentences.

Wednesday-  Maker Space Night 5 to 6:30 pm.  Make sure to read each night for about 10 minutes.

Thursday- Spring Pictures.  Please wear or send gym shoes for gym today.  T.A.L.K. activity Leprechaun Books, team taught with our Speech Therapist Kary Swiontek.

Friday- End of 3rd marking period, report cards sent home on March 20th.  Return Library books, Popcorn 50 cents a bag, Spelling test today on “ay” words.  Look for your child’s progress report.  Return only if Needs to Improve is marked.




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