April 23, 2013

BizTown is TOMORROW!!!  Be sure to:
*Bring a sack lunch, labelled with your name/teacher/business
*Wear comfortable shoes
*Wear dress code or professional attire (no jeans)!
*Be ready to ROCK your last field trip of elementary school!  🙂
*Check out the family newsletter below to talk about it at home!  We will be leaving in the morning, and the busses will be back by 2:30 (since we rented them from another school, they have to be back in time to pick up their own schools, so you can plan on the busses being on time!)–so plan on picking up your child at the regular 3:05 time!  🙂

Homework: (Due THURSDAY!)
1) Math: Review sheet, both sides
2) Language Arts (this is new; we’ll do some each day until CRT’s to give us some extra practice): “Alexander Graham Bell” Comprehension worksheet
3) Read 20 minutes & turn in signed reading log!
4) If you didn’t already, complete your How the World Works Assessment!  Click here for the rubric!  Remember, you can choose any format–an essay, a skit, a Prezi–but it needs to be neat and informative!

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:  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).

Upcoming Events: 
*April 24: BizTown Field Trip!
*April 24: Girls Maturation (7 pm)
*April 25: Boys Maturation (7 pm)
*April 26: BoxTop dressdown/12:30 early 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 6-10: Special Education CRT testing
*May 13-17th: CRT testing
*May 22: Exhibition Presentation!
*May 23: Volunteer Tea
*May 22-23: Book Fair, Buy 1, Get 1 Free
*May 24 & 26: No school–Memorial Day weekend
*May 30: School Carnival
*June 5: Last day of school! 12:00 early dismissal
*June 15: Photography contest deadline!  Click here for details!


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