*Pep Rally Monday
Let’s get loud!!! Pep rally to kick off our Spirit Week. Free Dress Down!!
*Dr. Seuss Day Tuesday
Dress up as your favorite Dr. Seuss character. Let’s get creative.
*Blue and Gold Wednesday
Get dressed in the school colors.
Put on your best superhero outfit!!
Let’s show our pride!! Wear red, white, and blue.
Olympics Friday March 6th
Cheer your best team, blue or white!!!
Happy New Year!!
I hope everyone had a restful and wonderful holiday.
Just a few friendly reminders:
*Wednesday January 8th $2 dress down. All money raised will go to the American Cancer Society.
*Thursday January 9th 3rd grade bake sale.
*Friday January 10th Pizza Day.
*Saturday January 11th New Year Dance 7-9pm.
Holiday Spirit Week
Monday December 16th – Christmas PJs and a movie
Tuesday December 17th – Taco Tuesday, Toy Shop
Wednesday December 18th – Burger King Day, Winter Wonderland
Thursday December 19th – Santa and his helpers
Friday December 20th – Festive Friday, Pasta and Meatballs
***Christmas Break begins Friday December 20th***
Merry Christmas to All and a Happy New Year!!
December 10th – HAA meeting in the Rec Room 6:30pm
December 11th – 2nd Grade Bake Sale
December 12th – Jr-PreK Christmas Show 5pm
Grades 1-8 Christmas Show 6pm
December 13th – Pizza Day
$2 Dress Down
December 14th – Breakfast with Santa 10am
Return HAA ballots
Christmas Card Competition due Friday 11/22
Donation to the Thanksgiving Food Drive
Pizza Day Friday 11/22
1st Grade Bake Sale Monday 11/25
Wednesday 11/27 dismissal at 12:30
Thanksgiving Recess 11/28-12/1 Classes resume Monday 12/2
Wednesday Oct. 30th
*Kindergarten Bake Sale
Friday Nov. 1st
*All Saints Day – 1st Friday Mass 8:30
*Religion Fair 9:30
Tuesday, October 22nd: Burger King Day, $2 Dress Down
Wednesday, October 23rd: Individual Pictures, please make sure to bring in picture form
Friday, October 25th: Free Dress Down, Halloween Party 3-5, Sing the Musical 7pm
**Please make sure that students are in their winter uniforms.**
**TerraNova Testing** completed. Regular schedule will resume.
**Make up for those absent during TerraNova testing will be this week.**
At a Glance
Monday October 14th – School Closed Columbus Day
Tuesday October 15th – 21st – TerraNova Exams
*#2 pencils *Get plenty of rest
*Erasers *Eat a good breakfast
*Independent reading book
**During the week of TerraNova Exams, there will be no homework or tests.**
Religion Fair Project for Grade 5 **Due Monday, October 28th**
Students will begin their presentations that week. Religion Fair is Friday, November 1st. All are welcomed to attend and see the students’ wonderful work on display.
Book Report for Grades 5 – 8 **Due Tuesday, October 29th**
**Other Important Dates**
Chocolate Drive ends Tuesday, October 15th
Winter Uniforms Begin Tuesday, October 15th (5th Grade has Gym)
Pizza Day Friday, October 18th
Radio Bingo Friday, October 18th 7:00pm
School Closed Monday, October 14th–Columbus Day
TerraNova Exams will begin Tuesday, October 15th.
Please make sure students have:
* #2 pencils with good erasers
* Independent Reading Book
Students should get plenty of rest and eat a good breakfast.
We will be doing practice tests this week to prepare.
Students are learning about following in Jesus’ footsteps. They are discussing the Paschal Mystery and the seven sacraments. They put together and presented a commercial to convince people to becoming Jesus’ followers.
Students are learning about story elements and how they are important to understanding a text. They read various short texts with the theme of “Challenges”. From these texts, they will write a compare/contrast essay using the writing process.
Students started their Unit 1 in My Perspectives. They are reading various texts that connect to the essential question: What are some of the challenges and triumphs of growing up? In connection to that, they are also reading their trade book The Young Landlords. They are writing personal narratives with the essential question in mind.
Students started their Unit 1 in My Perspectives. They are reading various texts that connect to the essential question: What can one generation learn from another? In connection to that, they are also reading their trade book Stand Tall. They wrote an explanatory essay and will be writing a nonfiction narrative.
Students started their Unit 1 in My Perspectives. They are reading various texts that connect to the essential question: What are some of the milestones on the path to growing up? They studied how the author uses symbolism to add meaning to the text. They created monologues and presented them to the class. They wrote a compare/contrast essay. They will be working on their nonfiction narratives. They started reading their trade book Rules of the Road.