Mrs. Belen's First Grade Class



  Welcome to FIRST grade!  My name is Mrs. Belen and I am going to be your child’s first grade teacher this year!  I am so excited that your child is going to be in my class!

     First grade is an exciting time as children embark upon new adventures in the world of learning.  For the 2021-2022 school year we will be returning to full in-person learning.  I am looking forward to a very challenging, exciting and productive year.  This new school year will be like no other, I know that we have experienced a school year with many challenges, but we will prevail with drive and determination. 

     I will strive to make each day fun and enriching while the students acquire new skills that will enhance their learning. However, I need your help in making this year a truly successful year!  I believe that you and I are a team working together to help your child develop emotionally and academically.  You are the most important person in your child’s life and you are also a teacher in your child’s life.  I know if we work together and communicate, your child will have a very successful year! Please contact me with any questions or concerns you may have during the year;     




I can also be reached at (201)295-2880.


My Google Classroom Code is :     ibqxvnd




Mrs. Belen


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Supply List for academic year 2021-2022


Dear Parents/Guardians

Welcome to First Grade at Horace Mann School! I hope you had a wonderful summer. I am confident that this school year will be exciting and successful. As the school year begins, your child will need to have 

the following supplies:

  • 3 Marble Composition Notebooks (different colors)
  • 1 Pack of 24 Crayons
  • 3 Boxes of #2 Pencils
  • 2 Block Erasers
  • 1 Child Scissors 
  • 6 Elmers Jumbo Glue Sticks
  • 1 Box of Expo Markers
  • 1 Soft Supply Bag (enough to fit all supplies)
  • 2 Pocket Plastic Folders
  • 1 Hand Sanitizer

Classroom Donations

  • 1 Paper Towel Roll
  • 2 Containers of Antibacterial Cleaning Wipes (Lysol)
  • 1 Box of Ziplock Bags (quart/gallon)
  • 2 Boxes of Tissues
  • 1 bottle of hand soap
  • 1 ream of printer paper

Please mark student's name on all supplies

*Some Supplies will need to be replenished 

throughout the school year!*

Any additional work packets during home instruction due to virtual learning will be distributed at Horace Mann School. All students