NEWSLETTER, Week of February 5

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PARENTS:  It has been a really busy week!   I am out of the classroom Thursday and Friday of this week attending the Arizona Gifted and Talented annual conference.  Please make notes of the following important dates:


TODAY is picture day!  Order pictures on line: Click Here to Purchase Pictures Online

Saturday, February 8:  Family Fun Night

Thursday, February 13:  San Tan University.  We are SO FORTUNATE to have guest speaker, Dr. Paul Beljan speaking specifically about the gifted brain followed by Dr. Sippel’s address:

Monday, February 17:  President’s Day No School


MATH:  Students are moving from measuring and telling time to looking at time zones around the world and measuring lengths.

WORD STUDY:  Students are completing work in their word study notebooks

SCIENCE:  We are looking at measurable properties of matter this week and gearing up for learning about the periodic table of elements

LITERATURE STUDY:  Thank you for having  student copies in the classroom!  Things are definitely heating up as we try to fit the clues together to solve this contemporary Harlem mystery!

SOCIAL STUDIES/WRITERS WORKSHOP:  We are delving into the events and opinions of the early American patriots while, at the same time, working on writing our opinions.  Students are also completing Phase I of their assigned revolution character research project for our upcoming Wax Museum (more information coming)

Enjoy the rest of your week!