March 25, 2013

I can’t believe that today was Day 1 of Term 4!  Let’s make this last term of elementary school the best one yet!
Students, remember to remind your parents about:
1) Exhibition/Mentors: show them the Parent Packet, and have them email me or check their email for the sign-up spreadsheet!
2) BizTown Chaperones: Click here to sign up!
3) BizTown Job Fair: April 10, 12:30-3.  Click here to sign up!
4) Clorox Wipes
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: https://www.facebook.com/ZionsBank
2) On the Financialize a Film Student Video Contest link, vote for Brittany Collingridge’s “Zions Spice” video!  

Homework:
1) Math (10-1 & 10-2): p. 251 all, p. 253 evens.  Redo Unit 9 test if needed.  
2) Read 20 minutes & turn in signed reading log!
3) Spelling due Wednesday
4) Job applications due Wednesday
5) How the World Works Assessment due Friday.  We will work on it in class tomorrow, but you need to have an invention in mind that has impacted society (see details below in “Upcoming Events”)

Items of Business: 
*NEW: We are in need of Clorox Disinfectant Wipes!  Thank you so much!

*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 Rwhite@providencehall.com.  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 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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