Amy Hisaw

1st Grade


About the Teacher/Welcome Msg

This will be my 20th year teaching first grade for Desoto County Schools.  I taught first grade for 14 years at Southaven Elementary. This will be my sixth year teaching first grade at Desoto Central Primary. I graduated from the University of Mississippi in May 2004 with a degree in Elementary Education. I really enjoy working with children. I live in Southaven with my husband, Wesley. We have two sons, Jacob and Austin, and a spoiled rescue dog, Zoe.  I am looking forward to making this a great and successful year! I will do anything that I can and need to do to make this year as easy and fun as possible! Please feel free to contact me by email or text me through School Status.  Also, please feel free to write me a note and send it in your child's daily folder. I will get back with you as soon as possible. Thank you and let's have a fabulous first grade year!

Activity Schedule.                                               


Monday  - Music

Tuesday - PE

Wednesday - Art

Thursday - Computer

Friday - Library


 Recess Schedule


Lunch Schedule


Snack Schedule

Daily 2:30-2:50

Students need to bring a snack from home and a bottled water to drink..


Dismissal Schedule:

Monday - Friday 3:05



Things to Know:

*Please send a snack or bottled water with your child daily.

*If your child is not feeling well please monitor them at home.  They cannot return until they are symptom free for 24 hours. You can always reach out to our nurse Karrie Hall by calling the school if you have questions or concerns.

*Please look over the papers that come home in your child's daily folder.  Go over any work that needed to be corrected to give them extra support.



Supply List 


  • 1 pair Fiskar scissors, 5 ’’ blunt tip
  • 4 boxes of Crayola crayons, 24 count
  • 1 package of Ticonderoga pencils-24 count
  • 2 packages of  3 count bar erasers
  • 1 nylon zipper pouch with clear front  
  •  1 package Crayola washable markers, classic colors, 10 count 
  •  3 VINYL folders (red, green, purple) with pockets and brads
  • 12 Elmer’s glue sticks 
  • 3 boxes of tissue, 100 count
  • 1 spiral notebook wide rule
  • 3 containers of Clorox wipes
  • 1 marbled composition book, primary lined with space for illustration at top
  • 1 pencil box
  • 1 set of computer headphones
  • 1 package clear page protectors-25 count
  • 2 rolls of paper towels
  • 1 package of 4 count (skinny) Expo markers
  • 1 bottle of hand sanitizer

Boys Only:

  • 1 box of quart size Ziploc bags, 50 count

Girls Only: 

  • 1 box of gallon storage Ziploc bags, 40 count


Please feel free to send us a note in your child's purple folder or message me on SchoolStatus with any questions or concerns. I also check my email several times throughout the day so these are my preferred methods of communication.


Complete the homework packet we send home on Monday and return it by Friday.  If you would like extra practice you can work on Iready.

Please read on Raz-Kids as often as possible and practice Dolch sight words that are in your child's folder.  This will help your child become a stronger, more confident, and successful reader.  Please practice Math on Reflex at home to help your child become better at fast facts with addition and subtraction.

You have access to all of these great educational websites for reading and math :  Reflex Math, Raz kids, and I-ready.

Wish List: 

*Amazon gift cards


*Happy meal toys

*Wrapped candy (no gum)

*HP 134A black toner

*Laminating pouches

*Colored cardstock or white cardstock

*Construction paper

*White copy paper


*Baby wipes

*Colorful pens

*Skinny black expo markers

*Sheet protectors


Websites to use at home:

All passwords are in your child’s folder.


Teacher username: ahisaw2                            

Password: first & last initial (ah for Ashley Hill)

Reflex Math       

Teacher username: amy.hisaw                              

Student password: first & last initial 

Ebooks that your child can access from home:

 Capstone Library

Username: dcpsbooks    Password: books        Username:  dcpsbooks     Password:  books          Username:  desoto     Password:  school


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