Week of March 2

Spirit Week

*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.

*Superhero Thursday

     Put on your best superhero outfit!!

*Freedom Friday

     Let’s show our pride!!  Wear red, white, and blue.

 

Olympics Friday March 6th

     Cheer your best team, blue or white!!!

Week of January 6th

Welcome Back!!

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.

 

Week of December 16th

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!!

Week of December 10th

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

 

Week of November 18th

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

 

Week of October 28th

Wednesday Oct. 30th

        *Kindergarten Bake Sale

        *Rosary Rally 

        

Friday Nov. 1st

          *All Saints Day – 1st Friday Mass 8:30

          *Religion Fair 9:30

           *Pizza Day

            *Progress Reports 

Week of October 21st

 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.**

 

Week of October 14th

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 

 

 

Updates

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.

 

 

ELA /Religion at a Glance

5th Religion 

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.

5th ELA

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.

6th ELA

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.

7th ELA

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.

8th ELA

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.