November 6, 2012

We began a simulation on how bills become laws today in social studies, and I’m excited to find out which bills get passed in Congress!  🙂  Be sure to check out info. for the “Boo to the Flu” this Thursday in events below!
Also, be sure to check out Scholastic’s information and activities today for Election Day!  http://magazines.scholastic.com/election-2012

Homework: 
1) Math: REVIEW DAY!  Students ripped out p.149/150 from their class workbooks to use as homework tonight, and they need to do all the problems!  The Unit 3 test is tomorrow!  Redo low-scoring quizzes to make sure you’re fully prepared!
2) Read 20 minutes and get it signed–remember that every day read must be signed!! 
3) Spelling:  Homework due Wednesday!

Items of Business
*Class Store: If you have any extra soda, candy, trinkets, jewelry, or toys that you would like to donate to class store, please send it with your child!  We would like to do one more often to serve as a motivator for positive behavior!
*Pizza Money: If you can donate $3 or more to help make our pizza parties possible, please send it in as soon as possible!  Thank you so much!

Upcoming Events:
*November 5-8: Parent Teacher Conferences!  Click here to sign up!
*November 5-8: Fall Book Fair in the library!  (Mon-Tues: 3-5 pm; Wed: 9am-7pm; Thurs: 10am-8:30pm)  Click here for more info! (online fair is from Oct. 31-Nov. 16)
*November 8:  Early release 1:45
*November 8: Boo to the Flu!  Flu Shot clinic at the school from 6:30-8:30 pm.  This is also a fundraiser because our school gets $2 every time a shot is given!  They will be billing most insurance companies, but otherwise the cost is $25.
*November 9: No school for the elementary school only!
*November 15: Picture day make-up
*November 15-17 (7:30):  Seussical Musical at the Jr. High.  Tickets are $5 for students & $8 for adults and can be purchased 2 weeks prior to the performance.
*November 20: 12:30 dismissal for Thanksgiving Break!
*November 21-23: Thanksgiving Break–No school!
*Dec. 4-5: Christmas Concerts.  Students with last names starting with A-L will perform on the 4th and M-Z on the 5th.

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
  -Albert Einstein
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