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The Villages Charter School has grown from just over 300 students when opened in the fall of 2000 to over 3,200 students this year. Please be sure to read the flyer concerning enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year. I have attached a copy of the flyer below as a PDF document titled VCS Enrollment 2015-2016. If you have any questions, you may contact Tara Millow.

 PI Opportunity- Our Art Teacher Ms. Czulada is looking for parents to help set up for the Art Show. She would need your help on March 14th from 1 to 4 hours. You can email her directly if interested at

Coming home today in your child's red folder is important information regarding Read Across America Day.  On Friday, March 6th, we are recognizing the accomplishments of Dr. Suess with Mixed-Up Friday. Students may wear their clothing all mixed up! Hats are permitted! Suggestions for clothing are inside out, backwards, two different socks/shoes (both shoes need to be athletic shoes). Even though this is a dress-down day, clothing must be school appropriate.

The Intermediate Book Fair we be held from Friday, March 6th until Wednesday, March 11th. Our Family Shopping event will take place from 3:00-6:00 PM on Wednesday, March 11th.More information will be coming home this week in your child's red folder.


The Buffalo PRIDE Break-Out Sessions will be held on March 3rd at the Villages High School from 6:00-8:00 PM.


Just a reminder that all MOSI field trip consent forms and payment are due no later than Thursday, March 19th.


PI Opportunity: Our art teacher Mrs. Czulada is looking for a parent that would like to cut out labels and stick them to black construction paper for the Art Show. Please let me know if interested.


 Important Reminders:

I have placed the powerpoints below as PDF Documents that were shared at this years Third Grade Parent Night. There is useful information on FSA, Writing and Cold Reads.

Below is a link to the Sunshine State Young Reader Awards for you to view. The students have already enjoyed seeing this presentation in class with Mrs. Lyons.

Please sign your child's AR Tracking Sheet that is located in the plastic sleeve of your child's red take home folder.

I have placed my Open House powerpoint presentation below as a PDF document. 

Usernames and Passwords for Connected and ThinkCentral have been placed on labels and can be found in the front of your child's agenda! You now can access to our Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies books and online materials. I will attach directions below for each as a PDF. If you are having any difficulty accessing these materials online at home, please let me know.

Please initial all of your child's homework after you have reviewed each assignment for completeness, accuracy and neatness. Agenda planners need to be initialed on a daily basis after all homework assignments have been completed and checked. 


Helpful Hints:

Our lunch is every day from 11:08-11:33 in Cafeteria 1.

 PI Opportunities: If anyone is interested in PI opportunities, please send me an email or give me a call! Thank you for all of your help and support. I have PI projects that can be done in school or at home!

 A Glance at Our Week: February March 2nd-6th

Reading/Language Arts: MOCK FSA TEST

Essential Question: NA DUE to MOCK TEST

Shared Read: NA DUE to MOCK TEST


Comprehension Strategy:

Comprehension Skill:

Vocabulary Strategy:



Literature Anthology (Close Reading)- NA DUE to MOCK TEST


Paired Read- NA DUE to MOCK TEST



Vocabulary Words-  (NA DUE to MOCK TEST) Can be located in your child's red folder (plastic sleeve) and as a PDF below. 

Spelling Words-  (Unit 5 Week 5) Can be located in your child's agenda planner and as a PDF below. 

Math- Chapter 12- Two-Dimensional Shapes

Math Facts: This week we will focus on mixed multiplication facts (0-12's). Students will practice 25 multiplication facts in class Monday-Thursday (timed for 1 minute 30 seconds).  Friday's fact assessment will be taken for a grade.


Writing:  Author Study- Dr. Theodor Suess Geisel 


Science- Unit 3 (Matter)


Boys and girls, I hope you had a wonderful weekend.  We have a lot of learning, new challenges and fun waiting for us this week! 

I Will Be Waiting With a Smile! See you in Room 335!

Mrs. Filone 

Important Dates:

March 3rd: Buffalo PRIDE Break-Out Sessions 6:00-8:00 PM (The Villages High School)

March 6th: Read Across America (Mixed-Up Friday)

March 6th-11th: Intermediate Center Book Fair

March 11th- Book Fair "Family Shopping Event"- 3:00-6:00 PM

March 12th- End of the Second Nine Weeks (Last Day to AR Test)

March 13th- NO SCHOOL for students- Teacher Professional Day

March 20th- Report Cards go home

March 23rd- 27th- FSA ELA (English Language Arts) and math testing





PDF documents
2014-2015 SSYRA Book List- Grades 3rd-5th -
3rd Grade Parent Night 2014- FSA Powerpoint -
3rd Grade Parent Night 2014- Writing Powerpoint -
3rd Grade Parent Night- Cold Reads Powerpoint -
Cold Read Homework- Forms of Art- DUE on 2/27 -
ConnectED- Directions for Log In -
Emergency Contact Form (SPANISH) -
Emergency Contact Form- 2014-2015 -
MOSI- field trip consent form -
MOSI Field Trip form -
Newsletter- March 2015 -
Open House Powerpoint 2014-15 -
School Calendar (2014-2015) -
Spelling Words- Unit 5 -
ThinkCentral Directions -
ThinkCentral- Directions for Log In -
VCS Enrollment 2015-2016 -
Vocabulary Words- McGraw Hill Wonders -
Volunteer Application (Page 2) 2014-2015 -
Volunteer Application Page 1 (2014-2015) -

 March 2015
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Cold Read- African American Newsmakers is DUE on Friday; Math 12.1; Study Spelling Words; Reading Log; Study mixed multiplication facts 0-12's - 1 min. 30 sec.

FSA- Mock Testing (ELA); Math 12.2; Study Spelling Words; Reading Log; Study 0-12's mixed multiplication- 1 min. 30 sec.

FSA Mock Test (ELA); Math 12.3; Study Spelling Words; Reading Log; Study 0-12's mixed multiplication facts- 1 min. 30 sec.

Math 12.4; Reading Log; Study 0-12's multiplication facts- 1 min. 30 sec.

Reading Logs are Due; Spelling Test; Fact Assessment- mixed 0-12's multiplication facts- 1 min. 30 sec.; Book Fair Begins; Have a wonderful Weekend!


























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