I hope that everyone is having a great weekend!
On the red folder signature sheet, I am making one change. I am going to write the number of papers coming home that have a score below a 74. Please take a moment to look over these papers with your child so that they can correct errors and you can gain an understanding of skills to continue to review.
Science Projects are due January 22nd. If your child turns in a project, they will receive a 100 as extra credit in Science. We will be walking through all projects during Science on the 23rd and the projects will be on display for STEM night on the 25th. Here is a link to help with completing a science project:
Coming up is an informational meeting about the Milestones. If your child took the Milestones, this would be the same information given last year. You are welcome to attend, but it is not necessary. If your child has not taken the Milestones testing in Georgia, I encourage you to attend. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
Coming up this week:
*On February 5th, we will go to the Fire Safety Village. I will need one parent to join as a chaperone. If you would like to attend, please email me by Friday. I will draw a name next weekend.
In Science, we will continue with our Sound unit. Students will visit various sound stations this week and reflect on one way to make an item in our classroom quieter.
For Hodge ELA and Math only:
Happy "Weather" Day!
It appears that January Mondays and school are going to be few this beginning of 2018. I look forward to seeing the students tomorrow. I am a little late getting this email out today so I am sure many of you are like me and gearing up for the big game soon!
Tomorrow, we will be switching classes and moving as usual. I am sure that there will be some tired students, but we must keep moving.
We don't have any major events or schedule changes this week. In Science, we will fully get into the Sound unit.
I will not be sending home graded papers or red folders tomorrow since we are just 3 days into the third quarter. Please return the signed report card envelope and red folder this week.
Thank you as always for your support at home,
Happy New Year! I hope that everyone had an enjoyable holiday break and a great start to the New Year.
A few reminders as we get back into the swing of things:
*In Science, we will begin a unit on Sound. If your child plays a musical instrument outside of school, and they would like to “play” for the class, please send me a video or sound clip. I will play these during the unit.
Specials January 4-12th:
Friday- STEM block
*updated block schedule through March posted on my weebly site
I hope that everyone enjoyed some fun in the snow and is ready to get back to work! I know we may have to push these kids along for these last few days, but the nine weeks is coming to a close. This will be a busy next two weeks so I wanted to highlight things on the class and KSE calendar.
12th- Melody Makers to Kiwanis
13th- Just a “normal” day
14th- Student Council mtg, begin introductory STEM day work in Science, Target from 1-2pm
15th- STEM day all day, Relay For Life Holiday hat day, KSE Spirit Day
17th- Star Wars private preview showing of The Last Jedi (see PTA website for tickets)
18th- 4th/5th grade Spelling bee (rescheduled date), Class Holiday party, Science Fair help session
19th- Early Dismissal, Los Bravos Spirit Night
20th- Early dismissal
21st- Winter break begins *reminder that yearbook prices increase after Dec. 31st
Science Fair projects are due January 22nd. These count as extra credit in Science
Good morning and welcome back! Please see below about ordering for Square1Art. Also, attached is a flyer for the collection of hats, beanies, and gloves for homeless veterans.
Also, please see the attached flyer about Life Church Food giveaway. Here is an added detail as well: " Due to quantities being limited, the first 50 families to respond by December 1st will be guaranteed a bag of groceries from Life Church Smyrna! Make sure to respond promptly!"
Don’t forget to order cool gifts for that special family member or hard-to-buy-for person. THIS can make your holiday shopping easy and personable. With over 40 unique and useful keepsakes ready to purchase during the Square 1 Art fundraiser, your child's artwork is the perfect gift! Nothing says “you’re loved” like “I made this art keepsake just for you!” It’s the final days of the fundraiser, so don’t delay. The Art programs at both campuses benefit with every order. Thank you in advance!!
LAST DAY TO ORDER: 11/28/2017 (TUESDAY)
Happy Thanksgiving! Please enjoy the week off with your family.
This year I am using Seesaw to share and communicate with families! We took some pictures recently during STEM day and Red Ribbon week. Seesaw is private; you'll only see posts created by your child.
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Reminders for next week:
Next week is busy!
Monday, our class has Thanksgiving Luncheon from 11:49-12:24. Hope to see you there!
Coming up after Thanksgiving break:
28th: Smyrna Tree Lighting
29th: Wellstar in-house field trip
Can you believe it is already November this week??
Reminder: Book Character Dress-up day is tomorrow! Students can bring $5 and the book to show off their favorite character. I have attached the flyer again this week.
Mark your calendars:
Things to know this week:
Thank you so much for attending the conference for your child. I appreciated getting to talk through the report card and your child’s strengths/performance in the first quarter.
This week is Red Ribbon Week. I look forward to seeing a lot of red tomorrow! A couple of week ago, I gave students the theme for each day to tape in their agenda and asked them to talk about it with you. I have also attached it here as well. We have some cool experiences/visitors on Tuesday! Make sure to ask your child about the fun.
Pictures will come home tomorrow. Information about retakes and ordering if you did not previously will be included.
Students can wear a costume to Fall Festival. Fall Festival is Sunday, October 29th from 1-5pm
On Halloween, BETA is holding a fundraiser to support hurricane relief. For $5, students can dress as a book character. They must also bring the book – see the attached flyer
Have a great week!
Things to know this week:
Thank you for sending in your conference forms. If you have not sent yours back, please do so tomorrow . Those that cannot make your time, I am waiting for the last forms so that I can see what spots are available.
I have updated the October and November block schedule. We have PE twice this week.
A reminder that Thursday is our Early Release Day
STEM Day is coming! Our first STEM days will be October 12th and 13th. We will work the half day on the 12th and Mrs. Denny and I will spend content time on the 13th to finish and share projects.
If you are able to to send in any of these supplies, we appreciate it: shoe boxes or small boxes, paper towel rolls, plastic water bottles (emptied)
From Mrs. Bosworth: RECORDERS HAVE ARRIVED! WOO HOO! Students who ordered a recorder will receive it next week during their Music class. If your child already has one, please bring it to Music class next week. YAY!
*If you haven’t purchased a recorder yet, it is never too late as I always order extras. :-)
Important Dates coming up:
October 10th: Crafty Hog Spirit Night
12th: Sparkles Spirit Night
14th: Rev Coffee Spirit Night
16th: Los Bravos Spirit Night