Ahoy, me Hearties! -the same as saying "Hello, my friends!""Dear 1st Crew,Welcome t' first grade! Me name be Mr. Wells and I be navigatin' us through the year. I be very excited that you be a member o' our crew. It be goin' t' be a fantastic year as we learn, grow, and work together. I hope you had a very enjoyable summer and be ready t' begin this unforgettable journey. I look fore t' seein' you. "