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December 7, 2017...REVISION

This is a super crazy month, so please continue to check the PTO Facebook page, NS webpage, and your child's assignment book.

Tomorrow we will have a pretest in spelling on list 7 Coyote School News.  As I told the kids, the words are difficult and there isn't an easy way to remember irregular plural nouns.  Test will be on Thursday.  Homework will be assigned on Monday.

Reading test tomorrow on What Jo Did.  This was a short story on cause and effect.  Please review cause and effect with your child.  What happened first to make something else happen?  Tuesday we will start Coyote School News in reading with the test next Monday the 18th.  A writing assignment will be coming home on Wednesday the 13th due back on the 15th.  It corresponds with Coyote School News and will be a grade.

Grammar will start on Monday and it is plural nouns, with a test to be announced.  This is very similar to our last spelling list.

December 8th & 15th are paid dress down days.  Students are permitted to wear a Spartan tshirt or dress code top, jeans, sweatpants, or dress code bottoms.  No yoga pants, no hoodies, no flannels.  Please read the dress code on page 25 if you have a concern.

December 15th 4th grade is going to the Schuylkill County Symphony in Pottsville.  Students will be traveling by school bus, and will return for lunch.  Lunch will be later so please eat a good breakfast.

December 19th we will be heading to the high school to see the band and chorus perform.

December 21st we will have the PBIS reward.

December 22nd is an early dismissal and the NED show.

School resumes on January 2nd.  Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year,
Mrs. Herring


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Week of April 17, 2017

Spelling:  Students received their final spelling list today.  It is a cumulative review of previous lessons with the bonus words being words from lessons we haven't covered.  If the student didn't earn an advance or proficient, then they have 3x each, cursive #1-25.  This is different...1-25!!  Test is Friday.

Grammar:  We are discussing subject and object pronouns, demonstrative and reflexive pronouns. We completed workbook pages 261 and 268 today.  Test is Thursday.  The students will list the 4 types and the pronouns that follow each type, as well as identify the different types of pronouns in the sentences.

Reading:  Review page 269 in the workbook.  We will be having a sequence assessment on Friday. There is nothing to study, just be sure you know your time order words and can follow directions.

Social studies bottle buddy is due May 11th.

AR goals need to be met.  Keep reading!

Friday is a dress up day for $1.00.  Information went home last week.

Have a great week!

Calendar of Events for May

May 1 and 8 school will be extended until 345.

May 1st is all day beginning band practice.  Students need to have a lunch from home if they have not turned in a slip for lunch from the school.  We will walk to the high school.  If it is raining, we will be bussed.

May 2-3 is science PSSAs.

May 4 is April's reward.  We will be walking over to the swimming pool.  Students must have a permission slip on file to participate.  Students also have to meet the requirements set forth on the behavior plan in the handbook.  If they haven't, they will stay back in a 4th grade classroom. Swimmers may bring goggles.  Be sure to have a towel or 2.  Rain date will be May 9th.

May 5 any chaperone going on the field trip and approved by PTO needs to have their money in.

May 8-12 is book fair.  Our day to shop is May 11, but students may shop throughout the week, time permitting.

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Friday May 5

Monday the students in 4th grade may wear gym clothes.  We will be walking around the high school track for an hour in the afternoon to benefit the American Lung Association Healthy Lungs.  Students are strongly encouraged to donate at least $1.  Students that raise the most money will receive recognition from the Lung Association later in the month.

Thursday May 11 is book fair, although students may shop at any time through the week.

Friday May 12 is a paid dress down day.

Have a great weekend!
Mrs. Herring