Mrs. Smith's Scoop

March 17th Weekly Newsletter

Kimberly Smith

Lower School Teacher
Skype: icademyksmith


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Spelling Bee

Information Session: https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/jwsdetect/playback.jnlp?psid=2014-03-05.1133.M.3C1DB2C18C4B77AB9267589324631F.vcr&sid=559


You must register by FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014. To Register: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/696SVGX


The Spelling Bee will be on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 11am EST. You may attend to simply watch and not participate.

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Work Samples

Remember to turn in your work samples to your homeroom teacher so they can see some of the wonderful writing you are doing. You can save them as a PDF or JPEG. Then you can attach them to a kmail.

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Progress Goals

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Important Dates


April 14-21st-Spring Break

Mid Term Dates

50% is your goal at semester in all courses:)

Term 5a ~ March 17, 2014

Term 5lsa ~ March 21, 2014

Term 5lsb ~ March 28, 2014

Term 6 ~ April 7, 2014

Term 6lsa~ April 10, 2014

Term 6lsb~ April 25, 2014


Attendance expectations for FULL TIME students at semester:

K-2 360 hours

3-8 450 hours

Part time hours will vary.

**Mid Year Progress Reports will be sent at semester.**

Kids Corner

Journal and Weekly Riddle

Journal Topic:

March 17th is St. Patrick's Day. Image you found a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. What would you do with that gold? How could you help yourself, your family or others?


Riddle of the Week:

Q. What kind of bow cannot be tied?


Answer to Last Week’s Riddle:

Q. What does not ask questions but must be answered?

A. A phone


Send your guesses to me or wait until next week for the answer :)

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Class Connect Recording Links

Math+ Blue

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ArbvttVoCMS_dG1CZURZMl9ZNUVBRUVLcGZESGJoLXc&usp=sharing

Language Skills Blue

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ArbvttVoCMS_dHJsZFlsNS1ya2w1UDVBaEVBc0dXbFE&usp=sharing

Math+ Green

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ArbvttVoCMS_dDJPRWh1SXV3NU85YjB0UUpfTG5kMXc&usp=sharing

Language Skills Green

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ArbvttVoCMS_dERzeFJ2NnhaN01FOHdvN0RhdmlQMGc&usp=sharing

Language Skills Orange (PG 1) Math Orange (PG 2)

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ArbvttVoCMS_dHc5cnJCbDgxbmhTZnIzNU1NUHhlZ0E&usp=sharing

Math+ Purple

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ArbvttVoCMS_dENEVHF1VWNlRGhud1A4U3hjdHBXOEE&usp=sharing

Language Skills 3

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ArbvttVoCMS_dE04NmU4MjlvQW9USklNM2QyRzhzNEE&usp=sharing

Math+ Red

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ArbvttVoCMS_dFJqVnRvSzZmQnYtTmRJQWsyYWZwZ2c&usp=sharing

Language Skills 4

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ArbvttVoCMS_dHc5Z2F5bG5leUtHSlVaRXZXVG9qYXc&usp=sharing

Math+ Yellow

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ArbvttVoCMS_dGJTZTNmQnJwWXZYaDJTR1B4UU9ya3c&usp=sharing

Language Skills 5

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ArbvttVoCMS_dGJtOEV0QTgwYlJzdUdCMXY5RS1xSFE&usp=sharing

American History A

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ArbvttVoCMS_dDRLMUM4UWF3NW9NcERMTHJvQ1B1aVE#gid=0

Science K2

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ArbvttVoCMS_dHZpcEg1bDFfdkl6bzdGNEtZMnpxRmc&usp=sharing

Science 3-5

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ArbvttVoCMS_dHRZb3kzUTR2YzhhMWJhNWR5TXRydkE&usp=sharing


iCadmey has a Pinterest Page

Are you a fan of Pinterest? If not, now might be the time to become one. We have our own k12 International Academy page with several Lower School Boards! Come take a peek!