Mathews Monday Memo

December 7-11

Funny smiling animals make you smile

Take time to laugh a little and smile a lot. It makes all the difference in the world!

JEANS...JEANS....and more JEANS!

Enjoy jeans between now and break...unless of course you are enjoying Warm-Up Wednesday! Now that was worth a smile!

The week of December 7-11


Heart Maze in Physical Education!

MAP: Language Arts Gr. 4 and 5 Required; Gr. 3 Optional (through December 17th)

MAP: Reading Gr 1-5 (through December 17th)

MAP: Science Gr 5 (through December 17th)


Hour of Code: Library

Tuesday, 12/8

Cofee and Tea BAR! Enjoy!

Wednesday, 12/9

WARM-UPS Wednesday!

TOTY Ballots due. Return to the envelope in Jill's mailbox.

Friday, 12/11

Holiday Luncheon!

Tacky Christmas Attire!

Next Week....December 14-18

Monday-Thursday 12/14-12/17:

MAP Testing/Language Arts Gr. 3-5

MAP Testing/Reading Gr. 3-5

MAP Science Gr. 5

Wednesday, 12/16: Warm-Up Wednesday!

Thursday, 12/17: Winter Parties

K: 8:30-9:45

1: 9:15-10:15

2: 1:30-2:30

3: 1:00-2:00

4: 1:00-2:00

5: 1:30-2:30

STAFF Party: 3:15 at SALSA!

Friday, 12/18: Early Dismissal, Report Cards & Winter BREAK!


Gotta love AND not just because of STAR WARS! Here is link to learn a little bit about Edutopia. You can sign-up for their newsletters at the bottom right of the page. You can also follow them on FACEBOOK and Twitter.

You can easily get hooked on 'Edutopia' just like Pinterest!

Timely informatative articles to ponder with wonderful resources to boot!

But once you careful, you soon find yourself clicking all the incredible links (on the right...going one step further, and further into the tapestry of learning!

Enjoy the links on Metacognition, Project Based Learning, and the Harnessing Inquiry (the precursor for PBL)...AND of course...whatever articles you happen to discover...(Or maybe consider submitting one yourself! You so could!)

Holiday Cards for Special Friends

Please support our Mathews Student Council by encouraging students to make holiday cards that can be delivered to senior citizens and individuals in the hospital. It is better to give than to receive! Students need to know the 3-Rs; but they also need to learn kindess and caring...straight from the heart!