Mrs. April Hamm
1st Grade
April Hamm



Welcome to First Grade!


I graduated from The University of Mississippi in 2004.  My minors are in Language Arts and Social Studies.


This will be my 16th year teaching in DeSoto County.  I taught 2nd grade for 14 years at Hope Sullivan Elementary.  This will be my second year teaching at DeSoto Central Primary School.  


I attended schools in DeSoto County.  I have been married to my husband, Matt for 15 years.  We have a 10 year old son. We also have a daughter, who is 7 years old. We love spending time with our family and friends. 

Class Schedule

Activity Schedule:

Monday – PE

Tuesday – Art

Wednesday – Computer

Thursday – Library

Friday - Music

Behavior Chart

Our classroom uses a social contract.  We refer to our social contract many times throughout the day.  We also use a clip down and clip behavior system. Below you will find more information on the system for behavior. Students will earn classroom rewards for clipping up for outstanding behavior. 

behavior chart

Welcome to Mrs. Hamm and Mrs. Anna's class!

  We are looking forward to a fun and productive school year.  Please be sure to check the newsletter link each week.  Newsletters are updated by Sunday of each week.  They will be uploaded to the document link at the bottom of the page. 

All transportation changes will NEED to be on a WRITTEN note with the date that the change will start.  I can not take text or messages on Remind for this.  

We do have an afternoon snack each day. Your child may bring a water bottle to school too.  Water only please during snack time. Please be sure the top stays on property to avoid any messy spills. Thank you SO much!  

Your child may also keep a light jacket in their backpack to wear inside the classroom if they choose.  

It is very important to read with your child each night. A reading log will be sent home soon as part of your child's homework.  I will send home Raz Kids information as soon as I can to read books online.

Homework packets will be sent home every Monday and will be due on that Friday.  I will check homework on Friday. 

Be sure to check your child's behavior log in their folder and  initial each date. 

If you need to contact me:

Please feel free to send us a note in your child's purple folder or email me with any questions or concerns. I check my email several times throughout the day so this is my preferred method of communication.  If you have not signed up for Remind, please make sure that you do.  Its a great way to get important reminders.





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