Supported by the Congregation of Saint Paul Lutheran Church Westlake Ohio LCMS

Admissions of students without regard to race, color or denomination

St Paul Westlake School

27993 Detroit Ave, Westlake, OH 44145


St Paul Westlake School


27993 Detroit Ave, Westlake, OH 44145

8:30am - 4:00pm

Monday - Friday

1st Grade

Mrs. Sue DeSimpelare, M.A.
1st Grade
"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go." Joshua 1:9

Class Objectives

In the First Grade, students will:

  • Grow their personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Identify how God works in their lives daily
  • Develop academically, physically, and socially
  • Develop independent study skills
  • Demonstrate respectful behavior to adults and peers


September : Johnny Appleseed Day
October : Touchdown Reading Program; Harvest Party
November : Thanksgiving
December : Polar Express Day
: Valentine’s Day Party; Dental Health Month
: Reading Olympics Reading Program
April : Easter Celebration; Earth Day Project
May : Treasure Reading Program; Zoo Field Trip


Mouse Practice 1

Mouse Practice

IXL Math and LA

Reading Wonders and MyMath,
ask teacher for direct link

Class Activities:

Class iPads
Online Extension Math and Reading programs
Daily 5 Reading Program
Incentive Reading Programs

  • Touchdown Reading
  •  Reading Olympics
  •  Treasure Trove Reading

Incentive Math Programs

  • Blast-off Math Facts
  • Fact Family
  • Subtration Blitz

Class Leads Chapel

Field Trips:

  • Westlake Porter Library: Students get their own library card
  • Zoo Field Trip: Animal Habitats, Different types of Animals and their needs
  • In class-Lake Farm Park

There are numerous opportunities for parent involvement in class activities throughout the year.