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February 27, 2015

Dear Parents and Students,

We hope you can attend this Tuesday’s Buffalo P.R.I.D.E. breakout sessions at the High School from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. This informational evening will have several sessions to choose from and be a great way to earn P.I. time.

Friday, March 6,  is Mixed-Up Friday in celebration of Dr. Seuss’s contributions and accomplishments and Read Across America Day.  Students are allowed to dress mixed-up, backwards, and wacky.  Athletic shoes are still required all day. 

Consent forms and payment for our field trip to MOSI is due by March 19. I know our students are really looking forward to this educational time.

Conferences are continuing. Thank you, parents, for your devotion to your child’s education. I appreciate your time!

In Language Arts, we are working on “Mock FSA testing” this week. The actual FSA test will be administered the week of March 23 in our classrooms. The “Mock test” will help students understand the length allowed for the test. Due to this change in schedule, we will not have our usual cold read on Friday. We will practice our normal spelling, grammar, and vocabulary skills in class, with a spelling test on Friday.  

Your child should be reading a variety of books and be ready to test on nonfiction by Friday of each week. This is an important routine to keep building content vocabulary not found in chapter books. The last day to AR test for the Third Nine Weeks’ goals is March 12.

This week we will be continuing Chapter 12: Plane Shapes.  We are also working on mixed multiplication facts.  Please continue to review homework at home and praise your child for all their efforts.  

In Social Studies, we are learning about cultures and their influences to North America.

Weekly Homework

Read 20 minutes each night from an AR book. Be ready to test on a nonfiction book by Friday.

Complete Math mixed multiplication worksheet by Friday.

Complete Weekly Homework by Friday.

Monday: Math 12.2

Tuesday: Math 12.3

Wednesday: Math 12.4, Study Vocabulary

Thursday: Math 12.5 , Study Spelling and Finish facts or weekly homework if not done.

Upcoming events:

3/3/15 – Buffalo P.R.I.D.E. Breakout sessions

3/6/15 – Mixed-Up Friday

3/9/15 – Book Fair at the Intermediate Center

3/11/15 – Parent Night at the Book Fair

3/12/15 – End of the Third Nine Weeks

3/13/15 – No school for students

3/16/15 – Spring Pictures

3/20/15 – Report cards sent home today

3/23/15 – FSA testing begins today

3/30/15 – Spring Break begins

4/6/15 – Return to school

 

 Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns!

 Sincerely, 

Mrs. Shannon Cree

(352)259-2300

“If a window of opportunity appears, don’t pull the shade.” ~ Thomas Peters

Contact: shannon.cree@tvcs.org

PDF documents
Mixed-Up Friday - March 6, 2015
MOSI Field Trip - Consent Form
MOSI Field Trip - Informational Letter
Newsletter - February 2015
Newsletter - March 2015
Parent Night - FSA presentation
Parent Night - Writing Presentation
Parent Night - Cold Read presentations
School Calendar - 2014-2015 school year
Spelling Words - Unit 5
SSYRA list - Grades 3-5
Vocabulary Words - Words and definitions for the year
Volunteer Form 2014 -2015 - page 2
Volunteer Form 2014 -2015 - Page 1

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