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  • Please check your email about giving me permission to post your child's picture on Instagram. I'd appreciate it if you could give me a quick reply on this. Thanks so very much!
  • If you are able to help with the Fifth grade Christmas party please let Anna Martin know. She was here alone for the Halloween party.
  • Book talks will be due December 20th. If you are leaving for vacation earlier than that please know that they will need to present their book talk BEFORE vacation.
  • We use several online sites for learning and reinforcement. Spelling City is used to practice and review spelling words. They will have an assignment that needs to be completed within 2 weeks. It is all connected to the website.  We also use ReadWorks and Epic for reading; this too is an online resource which will they will have assignments to complete. Sciencea-z, Legends of Learning, and Mystery Science are connected with our science program--all also online and will have assignments connected to them.  We have practiced getting onto these sites in class. Their login codes are on their binders.  
  • In Spelling they are expected to know how to spell the words and know their definitions. 
  • My expectations are that the children follow the dress code, work is turned in on time, and that they arrive on time. We begin class immediately following announcements. 
  • Students should bring a healthy snack; we do not eat lunch until 12:35 this year. There is a list of suggested snacks available on EduConnect.
  • If you have any questions o problems, please be assured I will do anything in my power to help your child. It's the part of the job I love the most.
  • Thank you for entrusting me with your child's education. I will do my very best to bring the joy of learning into their lives.
Remember that Spelling tests (spelling and vocabulary definitions) are taken on Wednesday. The work they do on is due at that time. If they begin an assignment, they MUST finish it or they do not get the credit for the work.  The website will show how much has been completed.  (this is for reading and science)