Friday, May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018


Important Dates:
All library books were DUE 2 weeks ago.  Charge sheets went home Thursday.  Please be sure to send in money or books.

May 23: 2nd Grade EOY recognition ceremony (invitations for students being honored went out this week in Thursday folders)
May 24: 2nd Grade EOY party- 9:00-9:40 on the track/playground.  All parents invited!
May 25: 5th grade Flugtag
May 28: Memorial Day Holiday
May 29: Last Student Day (*Note change* Due to Bad weather make up)

**Please let me know if Friday, May 25th will be your child’s last day so that we may gather his/her things to go home.   Anything left at school will be in the office for pick up after May 29th. **

Wish List/Thank you:
-Books: (Half Price Books or our Scholastic site is great!  I have a wish list on -Scholastic: our code is GXJKP)
·        A-Z books to complete our set (K, N, Q, V)
·        A-Z Calendar Mysteries
-Legos- mixed bricks
-More Bouncy Bands- $14 each
http://bouncybands.com/products/bouncy-bands-for-elementary-chairs

Student Appreciation Week:

Monday, May 21:  Hats off to a great year!  Wear your favorite hat (or crazy hair) and bring a Board Game (non-electronic).  *All games must have child’s name visible to ensure each game goes home with to person who brought it.  


Tuesday, May 22: Escape to a world of reading!! Wear your pajamas! You can bring a blanket, a small pillow, and a stuffed animal to enjoy a day of reading in our room! Don’t forget tennis shoes for recess. *Bring your yearbooks or memory books today to collect signatures from all your friends!* (Don’t have a yearbook or memory book?  We’ll make one in class)


Wednesday, May 23: You’ve been amazing sports all year long!! Don’t forget to bring your outdoor toys today for your extra recess (Frisbees, footballs, chalk, etc.).  Wear your favorite team jersey or class shirt!

Thursday, May 24: Party Day! & Bubbles, Oh MY! Party at 9:00-9:40 in the morning and then bubble day in the afternoon! It doesn’t get better than that. Bring your bubbles and bubble toys – I’ll bring the bubble gum!!   


Friday, May 25: Let’s pop into summer! Fun Friday and a movie in the afternoon!  I’ll provide the popcorn! (We will be going outside to watch 5th grade’s Flugtag in the morning so bring your sunglasses!)         

Bits and Pieces:

-Cursive writing: We have finished all 26 letters and the kids have done a fantastic job.  The students will now be writing in cursive in their planners in order to start practicing.

-Report Cards will go home the last day.

-RAZ kids levels have been changed.  Please continue to use this program during the summer.  Student accounts will be changed over in August. 

Friday, May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018


Important Dates:
All library books were DUE last week.  Please be sure to send them in ASAP.  Charge sheets will be coming home soon.
May 18: Yearbooks Arrive
May 23: 2nd Grade EOY recognition ceremony (invitations for students being honored will go out next week)
May 24: 2nd Grade EOY party- 9:00-9:40 on the track/playground.  All parents invited!
May 25: 5th grade Flugtag
May 28: Memorial Day Holiday
May 29: Last Student Day (*Note change* Due to Bad weather make up)

**Please let me know if Friday, May 25th will be your child’s last day so that we may gather his/her things to go home.   Anything left at school will be in the office for pick up after May 29th. **

Spotlight Stallions:
This week’s Spotlight Stallion is… Nishil!
The second round of Spotlight Stallions will complete a book review instead of a poster.  They will also get to have Stanley and Wednesday’s show and tell again.

Wish List/Thank you:
-Books: (Half Price Books or our Scholastic site is great!  I have a wish list on Scholastic: our code is GXJKP)
·         ---A-Z books to complete our set (K, N, Q, V)
·         ---A-Z Calendar Mysteries
-Legos- mixed bricks
-More Bouncy Bands- $14 each
http://bouncybands.com/products/bouncy-bands-for-elementary-chairs

A Week of Learning:
Reading: We will be starting our drama unit. This class will do very well as we have some actors and actresses for sure!

Writing:  Students will write imaginative and persuasive drafts from multiple perspectives.

Spelling and Grammar:
Spelling is complete for this year.
In grammar we will spend time in review of units learned.

Science: This week we will studying the life cycles of insects: butterflies, mealworms, mosquitos, and honey bees. Students will be learning about the stages, and how insect behavior and appearance can be different depending on the stage of its life cycle.

Math: Students will become engineers with two fun engineering projects this week.

Bits and Pieces:
-Pictures in drive: 5-9 May Field Trip

-Cursive writing: We have finished 23 letters and the kids have done a fantastic job.  Please continue to encourage only the practice of the letters we have done.

-End of the Year Parent forms went home Thursday.  Please return the blue form to school as soon as you can.  The folder and its contents are for you to keep. 

-This week is STAAR week for 3rd, 4th, and some 5th grade.  Please try to make sure your child is here on time as to not be a disturbance to those testing around the school.  Campus will be considered a “closed” campus Monday-Wednesday due to testing.  Please plan any lunch visits with this in mind.