3rd Grade Newsletter

February 22 - 26

Students of the Week

Congratulations!! Next week's Students of the Week are:


Ms. Foy - Sydney Andrews

Mrs. Freeman - Caroline Belknap

Mrs. O'Hare - Mason Barnett

Mrs. Smittle - Pranavi Ghosh

Ms. De Santiago - Anna Duke

Mrs. Young - Sahithi Bhagavatula

Third Grade Homework

Third grade homework will be sent home on Friday, February 19th and will be due on Friday, February 26th. Students may use the back of their homework worksheet or a piece of notebook paper to complete their math homework.


The homework can also be found on the 3rd grade website.

Spirit Wear on Fridays

Please encourage your student to wear their NIchols Spirit Wear on Fridays. Have your child wear their purple third grade t-shirt or any Nichols t-shirt they own.

Birthday Celebrations at GMN

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Jump Rope for Heart

We are in our last week of raising money for Jump Rope for Heart.

  • If you still want to sign up to raise money online, the website is heart.org/jump.
  • If you have been collecting cash or check, the envelopes are due this Friday, the 26th.
  • Friday, February 26th will also be our “Jump Day”. Family members are invited to participate in the jumping activities. You can come to watch your student show off their skills, be a rope turner, or even jump.


If you are coming, please park in the back, by the courtyard. This is where we will be jumping. If you do not enter the building, you do not need to sign in.


Jump Schedule:

3rd: 9:40-10:25

4th: 10:25-11:10

5th : 11:40-12:25

K: 12:25-1:10

2nd: 1:10-1:55

1st: 1:55-2:40


We hope you can make it!

Thank you ~ Coach Attanasio, Coach Sturgeon, and Coach Gosnell

Six Flags Read to Succeed Program - Deadline is February 26th

Library Deadline

If you are participating in the Six Flags Read to Succeed Program, the deadline to finish reading your 360 minutes is Friday, February 26.


If you need a new form, you can find one on the library website https://sites.google.com/a/friscoisd.org/nichols-library/six-flags-read-to-succeed-program.


All completed forms will need to be turned in to Mrs. Walther in the library.

Double Specials Day (PLC)

Your child will be receiving an extra specials time during the following dates. Please have your child wear their tennis shoes on these days.
  • Wednesday, March 2
  • March 22

Curriculum News

Math - Classifying and Sorting 2D and 3D Figures

Science - Physical Characteristics of Environments

Reading - Cause and Effect

Grammar - Coordinating Conjunctions

Writing - Research Writing

Spelling – 3rd Nine Weeks - List 6

Cursive Letter - Cursive letter "b"

Dates to Remember

February 22 - 26 - Spring Book Fair Week

February 23 - Donuts for Dad

February 26 - Good Morning Nichols @8AM

March 7 -11 - Spring Break

March 18 - Good Morning Nichols @8AM

March 29 - 4th & 5th Grade STAAR Test | No Visitors on Campus

March 30 - 5th Grade STAAR Test | No Visitors on Campus

April 1 - Celebration of Learning