Sunday, June 4, 2017

Classroom News for the Week of June 5th

Dear Families of Room 12, 

I want to thank you all so much for a wonderful school year! I truly appreciate your willingness to donate supplies, volunteer for special events, and mostly, the work you do each day supporting your child to be his/her best. I have enjoyed teaching this enthusiastic, intelligent, creative, and hard-working group of students, and will miss each of them. If there is any way I can be of assistance to your family in the future, please don't hesitate to ask. I hope you all have a fun-filled and relaxing summer!

Sincerely, Ms. Convey

News and Upcoming Events:

  • If you have not done so already, please make sure your child returns his/her instrument asap.
  • 6/5 Regular school day. Dismissal is at 2:34.
  • 6/6- 6/9 Minimum days - School ends at 12:54 p.m. Brunch served in cafeteria 10:00 to 10:30. If your child is staying on the after-school yard, please pack snacks or a lunch.
  • 6/6 We will watch the 6th grade dress rehearsal for culmination. Game day: Bring your favorite board game to play with friends.
  • 6/7 Teachers vs. 6th grade Whiffle ball game
  • 6/9 Last Day of School; Report Card #3 sent home
  • 6/9 4th grade party! Please bring a lunch from home and a picnic blanket. (Treats will be provided from $3 donation) We will have a 4th grade picnic, games, and treats. 
  • We can use more newspaper and masking tape for dowel making and structure building. Please send your old newspapers to school through Wednesday.
What's Going On This Week In Class:

Math: 
CGI - Math problem solving with "just right" numbers.

Reading:
Completing Genre Genius

Writing:

Finish current event writing; Script Writing for skits

Design-Based Learning:
Dowel Making and Build-A-Structure challenge

Arts:
Performing skits for classmates; My Happiest Memory paintings

Reminders:

Tardies:
 Please make sure your child is at school and in line by the 8:06 bell. We try to start the school day at 8:11 promptly. Thank you for your help!

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Classroom News for the Week of May 29

News and Upcoming Events: 
  • 5/29 Memorial day Holiday. School closed.
  • Orchestra has ended. Please make sure your child brings his/her instrument this week for collection.
  • 6/1 Last day of assigned homework
  • 6/6- 6/9 Minimum days - School ends at 12:54 p.m.
  • 6/9 Last Day of School; Report Card #3 sent home
  • 6/9 4th grade party! We are asking each child to donate $3 towards supplies for the party. Please have your child bring in his/her donation by this Friday 6/2.
  • We need: Newspaper and masking tape for dowel making and structure building. Please send your old newspapers to school asap.
What's Going On This Week In Class:

Math: 
CGI - Math problem solving with "just right" numbers.

Reading:
Completing Genre Genius; Reading non-fiction: The Life and Times of an Ant.

Writing:

Research and writing about a current news event; Script Writing

Design-Based Learning:

Design Challenge #3: Design a Magnetic Detector

Dowel Making

Arts:

Writing Scenes for Skits; Underground landscapes
Reminders:

Tardies:
 Please make sure your child is at school and in line by the 8:06 bell. We try to start the school day at 8:11 promptly. Thank you for your help!