Melinda Robertson

  • Welcome to First Grade!! :)

    My name is Mindy Robertson. I am a 2010 graduate of Norfolk State University with a BA in Psychology, endorsed Elementary Education Pre-K-6. This is my ninth year teaching and fourteenth year at Surry Elementary School. I was honored to be Teacher of the Year for the 2016-2017 school year! In my spare time, I find reading and sewing to be relaxing. I enjoy spending time with my family. I look forward to another terrific school year full of learning and growing! You as parents are the your child's first teacher.  Together we can support your child as they move forward with their education!  I can be reached at 757-267-2558 ext. 167. Please leave me a message and I will return your call as soon as possible. My email is **Homework is an important part of your child's success. Please make sure he/she completes and returns homework daily. Please note the First Grade grading scale: A 90-100, B 80-89, C 70-79, D 60-69, F 59 and below.

  • Daily Schedule

    7:50-8:10—Arrival, Breakfast, Unpack, Morning Work

     8:10-8:15 – Announcements

    8:15-10:10—Reading & Spelling







    2:05-2:40—Science/Social Studies



    3:05-3:10—Afternoon Announcements & Dismissal


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  • Week 1:

    Reading: Organize supplies, review sight words and letter sounds, take turns while listening and sharing, 

    Math: Calendar Skills, Counting 1-120

    Social Studies: Traits of Citizenship: Introduce Following Rules