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Week of September 17-21, 2018

PICTURE DAY – Thursday, September 20

Spelling words are from Journeys Lesson 6.  Study for test Friday!

  • 1.
    bunch
  • 2.
    fruit
  • 3.
    argue
  • 4.
    crumb
  • 5.
    crew
  • 6.
    tune
  • 7.
    juice
  • 8.
    refuse
  • 9.
    truth
  • 10.
    young
  • 11.
    clue
  • 12.
    trunk
  • 13.
    amuse
  • 14.
    suit
  • 15.
    rude
  • 16.
    trust
  • 17.
    dew
  • 18.
    stuck
  • 19.
    rescue
  • 20.
    brush

Week of September 10 – 14, 2018

Monday night from 5:30-6:30 – PARENT ORIENTATION – Intermediate Cafeteria

Up-coming:  Thursday, September 20 – SCHOOL PICTURES

Our Spelling list is filled with homophones that we’ll be working with this week.  The words are from Journeys Lesson 5.  Study for test Friday!

  • 1.
    wait
  • 2.
    weight
  • 3.
    heard
  • 4.
    herd
  • 5.
    days
  • 6.
    daze
  • 7.
    heel
  • 8.
    heal
  • 9.
    peak
  • 10.
    peek
  • 11.
    sent
  • 12.
    cent
  • 13.
    scent
  • 14.
    feet
  • 15.
    feat
  • 16.
    vain
  • 17.
    vane
  • 18.
    vein
  • 19.
    miner
  • 20.
    minor

Week of September 3 – 7, 2018

Enjoy your Labor Day Weekend!  No School Monday!

Scholastic Book order is due Tuesday, September 4, if you’d like to order.

Up-coming event – Monday, September 10 – Parent Orientation from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the Cafeteria – Hope to see you there!

New Spelling list is Journeys Lesson 4.  Study for test Friday!

  • 1.
    block
  • 2.
    shown
  • 3.
    oatmeal
  • 4.
    wrote
  • 5.
    fellow
  • 6.
    scold
  • 7.
    coast
  • 8.
    odd
  • 9.
    locate
  • 10.
    slope
  • 11.
    throat
  • 12.
    host
  • 13.
    online
  • 14.
    shock
  • 15.
    solve
  • 16.
    known
  • 17.
    remote
  • 18.
    stock
  • 19.
    boast
  • 20.
    globe

Week of August 27 – 31, 2018

Our first full week of school was terrific!  The response to the Remind ap was great!  Thank you for signing up!  On Friday I sent home our first Scholastic book order if you’re interested in this opportunity.   The deadline for either ordering online or returning the form with the selections desired and money or cash, is  Tuesday, September 4.  If you order online and spend $25, your child may pick out an extra book.  I noticed that someone has already taken advantage of this offer.  

New Spelling list is from Journeys Lesson 3, listed below.   Test will be on Friday.  

  • 1.
    skill
  • 2.
    crime
  • 3.
    grind
  • 4.
    tonight
  • 5.
    brick
  • 6.
    flight
  • 7.
    live
  • 8.
    chill
  • 9.
    delight
  • 10.
    build
  • 11.
    ditch
  • 12.
    decide
  • 13.
    witness
  • 14.
    wind
  • 15.
    district
  • 16.
    inch
  • 17.
    sigh
  • 18.
    fright
  • 19.
    remind
  • 20.
    split

Week of August 20-24, 2018

What a great first two days of school!   I am enjoying getting know your students and looking forward to a fantastic year!   Please look for a purple paper with instructions to join my Remind app.   This will give information and reminders throughout the year.  On Friday, August 24,  the students will have a spelling test over Journeys Lesson 1 words that are listed below.  Your child has written these in the Planner.  We will work on these at school, but parent support at home to study is appreciated.  

  • 1.
    blade
  • 2.
    gray
  • 3.
    past
  • 4.
    afraid
  • 5.
    magic
  • 6.
    delay
  • 7.
    amaze
  • 8.
    drain
  • 9.
    maybe
  • 10.
    break
  • 11.
    sale
  • 12.
    hang
  • 13.
    stain
  • 14.
    glass
  • 15.
    raft
  • 16.
    jail
  • 17.
    crayon
  • 18.
    fact
  • 19.
    stale
  • 20.
    steak

 

Meet the teacher is Tuesday, August 14.  I can’t wait to meet all of our new 4th graders!  You may bring your supplies so that you won’t be overloaded on the first day of school.  I look forward to seeing you!

May 21 – 23, 2018

I can’t believe this is the LAST week of school!  Below is  schedule for these three days:

Monday – full day for students 

Tuesday – 8:30 – 4th grade Awards is in the cafeteria.  Parents may sign out students afterward.  Early Release at 12:00

Wednesday – Last day of school!  Early Release at 12:00

 

Week of May 14 – 18, 2018

STAAR Math Test is Monday.  STAAR Reading Test is Tuesday.  

  • To prepare your child for success, insure a good night’s rest and breakfast.
  • There will be NO lunches delivered on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday.  Make sure your child has a lunch before leaving home.
  • No visitors will be allowed at lunch for those days.

Friday is our Splash Pad Field Trip!   A new letter was sent home today which includes important information regarding appropriate clothing, costs of snacks, and discipline marks.  Please return your signature portion to school.  We are so looking forward to this special event!  Parents are welcome to come and picnic with us.  Also, you may take your child with you if you sign them out with your child’s teacher.

NO LUNCH VISITORS FRIDAY, MAY 4TH

Due to Kindergarten Grandparents’ Day activities, we are asking for NO LUNCH VISITORS this Friday, May 4th. Thank you for your understanding as we all work together to make this day go as smoothly as possible

Week of April 30 – May 4, 2018

TUESDAY – CLASS PICTURES – Envelopes will be sent home Monday.

The Spelling words are from Unit 29 for Test Thursday.

  • 1.
    all
  • 2.
    there
  • 3.
    their
  • 4.
    then
  • 5.
    than
  • 6.
    first
  • 7.
    great
  • 8.
    often
  • 9.
    once
  • 10.
    sure
  • 11.
    young
  • 12.
    money
  • 13.
    remember
  • 14.
    ready
  • 15.
    already
  • 16.
    problem
  • 17.
    themselves
  • 18.
    possible
  • 19.
    questions
  • 20.
    wide
  • 21.
    least
  • 22.
    tiny
  • 23.
    hour