March 21, 2013

Tomorrow’s the last day of the term!  I sent home missing work reports and progress reports so you can make sure you have everything taken care of one last time!  I’m so proud of our class that we only had a few missing assignments!!

Students, remember to talk to your parents about 3 things:
1) Exhibition/Mentors: show them the Parent Packet!
2) BizTown: give them the volunteer sign-up sheet!  Or click here to sign up!
3) Donations: We are in need of Clorox Wipes & Little Cesar’s Pizza gift cards (for our Pizza reading party)
ALSO, if you’re going to post a Pizza reading book talk on the blog, be sure to include (last chance!):
Your FIRST name only
Book title
Book genre/why it fits that genre
Book talk (what you would say about it in class)
Finally, remember to ask your parents or older siblings who have Facebook accounts to vote for Brooklyn’s older sister’s Zion’s Bank video once a day until March 31st!  Not only will she get a scholarship if she wins, but Providence Hall will earn a money prize as well!  Steps:
1) “Like” the Zion’s Bank page on Facebook:
2) On the Financialize a Film Student Video Contest link, vote for Brittany Collingridge’s “Zions Spice” video!  

1) Math: Unit 9 review!  p. 407-408 from class workbook.  #19 is a bonus!  Redo quizzes–remember that the term ends on Friday, Mar. 22nd!
2) Read 20 minutes & turn in signed reading log!
3) Missing work

Items of Business: 
*NEW: We are in need of Clorox Disinfectant Wipes and Little Cesar’s Pizza gift certificates for our upcoming pizza party for reading! 

*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!
*Leadership Ropes Course Experience:  a flyer is going home today, but if you’re interested, or have questions, email Mr. White at the Jr. High at  It’s $85 for the week (5th grade is June 17-21).  See the permission slip that went home if you’re interested!

Upcoming Events: 
*March 22: Last day of Term 3!
*March 26: Boxtops due
*March 29: How the World Works Assessment Due!  Pick an invention, research how it has impacted society, and create a presentation to demonstrate your understanding.  (you may do a Prezi, essay, powerpoint, skit, diorama, etc.)
*March 29: Dad’s and donuts & boxtop dress down.  Report cards to go home.
*April 1-5: Spring Break!
*April 15-19: Spirit Week
*April 16: Reading is Fun Night!!  This will be an open-house style night during which you will find out more ways to help make reading more enjoyable for your children!
*April 23: Boxtops due
*April 24: Girls Maturation (7 pm)
*April 25: Boys Maturation (7 pm)
*April 26: Boxtop dress down.  12:30 release!
*NEW: April 30: Library of Poetry Contest–click here to submit your poem (you must have parent permission).  You can submit your poem any time until April 30th, and the grand prize is $500!  You are also entered in random drawings just for entering!  The school with the most entries wins a prize as well!
*May 5-10: Special Education CRT testing
*May 13-17th: CRT testing


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