RECORDER CONCERT THURSDAY

Mrs. Ritchey and our Fourth Graders invite you to their recorder concert on Thursday, April 19, at 9:00 a.m.   We are all looking forward to their performance!  If you would like to take your child with you following the concert, please see your homeroom teacher to sign him or her out.

Week of April 16 – 20, 2018

Now that our Writing STAAR Test is behind us, we will spend time each day on Math and Measurement in my class.  In addition, we will continue to have Spelling as well as Science.  I am so proud of our 4th Graders for their effort and attitude in regard to their Writing!

Our next school holiday is Monday, April 23.  Friday, April 20, school is in session because of our days missed due to bad weather.

Our Spelling list for this Wednesday’s test is Journeys Lesson 12.

  • 1.
    rising
  • 2.
    traced
  • 3.
    stripped
  • 4.
    slammed
  • 5.
    dancing
  • 6.
    striped
  • 7.
    winning
  • 8.
    snapping
  • 9.
    bragging
  • 10.
    handled
  • 11.
    dripped
  • 12.
    begged
  • 13.
    dared
  • 14.
    skipped
  • 15.
    hitting
  • 16.
    spotted
  • 17.
    raced
  • 18.
    dimmed
  • 19.
    spinning
  • 20.
    escaped

 

Week of April 2 – 6, 2018

Our Easter Party was enjoyable, even though our picnic was moved to the 4th grade hall.  We appreciate Mrs. Johnson for picking up and delivering all the delicious hot fudge sundaes.  Have a wonderful Easter weekend!

Spelling words are Transition words.  Study for test Thursday!  STAAR Writing homework is also due Thursday.

  • 1.
    after
  • 2.
    although
  • 3.
    as
  • 4.
    where
  • 5.
    when
  • 6.
    while
  • 7.
    until
  • 8.
    because
  • 9.
    if
  • 10.
    since
  • 11.
    finally
  • 12.
    conclusion
  • 13.
    example
  • 14.
    however
  • 15.
    sometimes
  • 16.
    conclude
  • 17.
    once
  • 18.
    later
  • 19.
    another
  • 20.
    addition

Week of March 26 – 30, 2018

Thursday – Easter Picnic at Penick Park – Remember to bring a lunch!  Parents are welcome to come and may also sign students out at the park.  

Writing Homework will be due on WEDNESDAY!  Also, Spelling Test will be WEDNESDAY!  Words are from Journeys Lesson 17.

  • 1.
    glance
  • 2.
    judge
  • 3.
    damage
  • 4.
    package
  • 5.
    twice
  • 6.
    stage
  • 7.
    carriage
  • 8.
    since
  • 9.
    practice
  • 10.
    marriage
  • 11.
    baggage
  • 12.
    office
  • 13.
    message
  • 14.
    bridge
  • 15.
    chance
  • 16.
    notice
  • 17.
    ridge
  • 18.
    manage
  • 19.
    palace
  • 20.
    bandage

Upcoming Events

The Board of Trustees at White Oak ISD invites the community of White Oak to Active Shooter Response Training. The event will take place in the CC Simmons Auditorium on Sunday, March 11, 2018. The event will begin at 2:30 pm and end by 4:30 pm including a Q&A time at the end of the presentation.

ENJOY YOUR SPRING BREAK!  Students return on Tuesday, March 20.

SCHOOL PICTURES – TUESDAY, MARCH 20

MATH BENCHMARK – WEDNESDAY, March 21

READING BENCHMARK – THURSDAY, March 22

Week of March 5 – 9, 2018

This week we will have Writing homework again that will be due Thursday.

Spelling words are from Journeys Lesson 13.  Study for test Thursday!

  • 1.
    wiped
  • 2.
    covered
  • 3.
    mapped
  • 4.
    pleasing
  • 5.
    slipped
  • 6.
    putting
  • 7.
    traveled
  • 8.
    seeking
  • 9.
    visiting
  • 10.
    mixed
  • 11.
    shipped
  • 12.
    phoning
  • 13.
    offered
  • 14.
    smelling
  • 15.
    hiking
  • 16.
    checking
  • 17.
    fainted
  • 18.
    landed
  • 19.
    becoming
  • 20.
    wandering

UPCOMING EVENT – SPRING BREAK – MARCH 10-19 – Back to school on March 20 for students

Week of February 26 – March 2, 2018

Wednesday – EARLY RELEASE at 12:00 for staff training

Thursday – Writing Benchmark 

Upcoming – STAAR Writing Test on April 10.  

NO Writing homework and NO Spelling Test this week!

Week of February 19 – 23, 2018

SCHOOL HOLIDAY MONDAY!  Enjoy your long weekend!

I sent writing homework home today to give ample time to complete and turn in next Thursday.  It’s titled Kids CAN Make a Difference.

Spelling list is from Journeys Lesson 19.  Each word contains a suffix.  Study for test Thursday!

  • 1.
    colorful
  • 2.
    weakness
  • 3.
    movement
  • 4.
    endless
  • 5.
    truthful
  • 6.
    illness
  • 7.
    cheerful
  • 8.
    useless
  • 9.
    beautiful
  • 10.
    restless
  • 11.
    clumsiness
  • 12.
    pavement
  • 13.
    peaceful
  • 14.
    fondness
  • 15.
    neatness
  • 16.
    speechless
  • 17.
    statement
  • 18.
    wasteful
  • 19.
    penniless
  • 20.
    treatment

Week of February 12 – 16, 2018

Wednesday is Valentine’s Day – Bring your Valentines and boxes to school by Tuesday if possible.  A pink note was sent home a week ago with details and classmates’ names.  

The spelling list is from Journeys Lesson 18 and contains words with prefixes.  Study for Test Thursday!

1. discolor 2. dislike 3. disorder 4. displease 5. distrust 6. rebuild 7. recall 8. redo 9. refresh 10. replace 11. restart 12. rewind 13. uncover 14. uneven 15. unload 16. unpaid 17. unplanned 18. untidy 19. untrue 20. unused

Writing homework will be sent home Monday to be returned Thursday.  Fourth graders were great this week turning in homework!  Keep up the super job!

Week of February 5-9, 2018

There are only 10 spelling words this week to study for the test Thursday.  They contain other spellings for the “sh” sound.

comprehension, vision, erosion, physician, musician, magician, question, motion, transition, and formation

Due to the colds and flu season, we are running out of tissues and antibacterial wipes.  If you are able, please send with your child to replenish our supply.  Thank you in advance!

Homework – Ruby Bridges is due Thursday