27 January 2011

updates 1/27

  • There is NO SCHOOL tomorrow, Friday, January 27, due to a teacher work day.
  • Students participated in a Pilot Math Mid-year Assessment yesterday. This assessment was created by a team of teachers for the purpose of creating a common assessment for all fourth graders across the district. Mrs. Sandra Moore wrote a letter giving more details on this process. You can access her letter via the link on the left side of the blog, or by clicking HERE. The grades from the Pilot test will NOT be submitted into PowerSchool. The data will be used to help the team of teachers tweak the Pilot test for future use.
  • Spelling Test 16 is Monday, January 31.
  • There is NO SCHOOL Thursday, February 4, due to Professional Development.
  • Report cards for Quarter 2 will be sent home with students on Friday, February 4.
  • Burch/Highum students have a Social Studies test on Chapters 8/9 Friday, February 4. Review sheets will go home early next week.
  • The Hutchings Carnival is Friday, February 11. Information is going home today for advance purchase options. Our classrooms are putting together baskets to be raffled off that night. Themes are: Burch - Toy Story, Bradner - Winter Fun (Inside/Out), Palo - Games, Highum - Variety. Any donations would be greatly appreciated!

19 January 2011

4th grade updates

  • All classes have a unit 6 math test this Friday! Study guides were given today and will be reviewed tomorrow. Please be sure to bring back study guides tomorrow (Thursday).
  • Palo/Bradner Science test next Tuesday, January 25, 2011.
  • CARNIVAL BASKET DONATIONS being accepted!!! Bradner--Winter Fun Inside and Out, Burch--Toy Story, Highum--Variety, and Palo--Games. The carnival auction is the same night as the carnival, which is Friday, February 11th!
  • End of the quarter 2 is Thursday, January 27th.
  • There is no school on Friday. Januray 28th. This is a teacher work day.

12 January 2011

Updates 1/12/11

Friday, January 14:
Stuffed Animal & PJ Day - 50 cent donation for Adopt-an-Animal project
Bradner/Palo Social Studies Chapter 8 Midwest Test (Study Guide coming home today.)

Monday, January 17: No School in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Tuesday, January 18:
Burch/Highum Science Test (States of Matter)
Spelling Test 14

Friday, January 21: Unit 6 Math Test (review sheets come home Wednesday)

*School Carnival is February 11. All classrooms are collecting items for a raffle basket. The proceeds all go back to the classrooms. Any donations would be greatly appreciated and accepted through Feburary 7. Basket themes are as follows:
Bradner: Winter Fun Inside and Outside
Burch: Toy Story Basket
Highum: Variety Basket
Palo: Games

*All of January...penny drive continues! :)

*No School for students on January 28 (teacher work day) and February 3 (professional development).

07 January 2011

News and Notes

Monday, January 10:

Spelling Test 13

Tuesday, January 11:

All 4th grade classes - Social Studies Midwest Map Quiz

Piston's Assembly 2:15pm

Rollerama Night 6:30-8:30pm

Friday, January 14:

Stuffed animal & PJ Day - 50 cent donation for Adopt-an-Animal project

Bradner/Palo Social Studies Chapter 8 Midwest Test (Study Guide coming home Weds.)

*All of January...penny drive continues! :)

*No School on Monday, January 17, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

*Burch/Highum Science Test (States of Matter) on Tuesday, January 18.

*All classes...Unit 6 Math Test Friday, January 21.