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Friday, June 9, 2017

Have a great summer!

What an amazing year! This was an absolutely fantastic class, and if you needed any proof, we managed to get a great picture of the 19 of us on our first try!

And congratulations to our Math Olympians! What a great way to kick off the summer!

And for all of my Simpsons' fans, this one's for you...


Thursday, June 8, 2017

Field Day Tomorrow!

Tomorrow is Field Day (and the final day of school)!

Remember, school lets out at 1:40pm.

Let's have a great final day! And congratulation to Abby for completing all 4th AND 5th grade topics on ALEKS!!! Way to go!


Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Homework for Thursday, June 8th

1) Read for 30 minutes

 Please bring your backpack and Chromebook tomorrow. Also, if you would like to take home some of your mealworms/beetles, make sure to bring a container to transport them home in.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Homework for Wednesday, June 7th

1) Read for 30 minutes
2) Talk to your parents and see if you had any relatives involved in the D-Day invasion 73 years ago.

Tomorrow is eXchange Autographs Day. Students will have time to sign yearbooks or booklets with other students in the grade if they choose.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Homework for Tuesday, June 6th

1) Read for 30 minutes

Yearbooks went home today. If you ordered a yearbook and did not receive it, shoot me an email or send a note with your student tomorrow and I can check with the office. If you did not order one and would like to, there are a few extras for sale in the office. Student will have the opportunity to sign each other's yearbooks on Wednesday on eXchange autographs Day if they choose.

Tomorrow is Work Out Day.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Homework for Monday, June 5th

1) Read for 30 minutes
2) Finish/polish Rory Deutsch citizenship essay. Essays will be submitted to judges on Monday.

Next week is our last week of school, with 1:40pm release on Thursday and Friday.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Homework for Friday, June 2nd

1) Read for 30 minutes
2) Complete Word Poster and study for your spelling quiz (The words this week were selected by students. Some words are quite challenging and well above grade level, so I am not expecting perfect scores, and just want students to give it their best effort)
3) Complete "next to final" draft of your citizenship essay. I will print out essays tomorrow for final edits before they are due on Monday.

** Book Fair tonight at 6pm!
** Box Tops due tomorrow!
Tomorrow is USA Day, so wear your red, white, and blue!

(We will have our 50 state challenge as well, but it is optional, and students are not expected to study)

2017 Highland Park Public Art Poetry Contest

Click on the top right pop-out icon to download a copy.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Homework for Thursday, June 1st

1) Read for 30 minutes
2) Work on your citizenship essays (You can use wordcounter.net to check on your word choice/frequency)

** Box Tops due on Friday!

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Homework for Wednesday, May 31

1) Read for 30 minutes*
2) Make edits to your citizenship essay based on your peers' feedback

* On Friday (USA Day), we will have a 50 state challenge. This challenge is NOT for a grade, and students are not required or expected to study for it. (They can study, but this is not supposed to be a stressful activity.)

* The Indian Trail Book Fair is here!

Book Fair at Indian Trail School Library
Tuesday, May 30 - Monday, June 5
8:45am-4:15pm
(Mon 6/5 8:45am-12:45pm)

Students are allowed to shop with their class during their regularly scheduled library class or during their recess time. If students wish to bring money to school, please put it in an envelope labeled with their name, or in a wallet that stays in their backpack.

Parents: You are welcome to attend book fair after school with your children. Please make a plan to meet your child on the blacktop after school, and then enter the building through the front door together.

Thursday Evening Hours and Camp Craft
June 1, 2017
6:00pm-8:00pm

Come with your family to shop, make some camp themed crafts, enter the drawing to win a free book. We will be ringing the camp bell every fifteen minutes and giving away free books. Take a look at the giveaways displayed in the IT library.