Third Grade Thoughts

Weekly News from Glenhope 3rd Grade! (Volume 16-17,Issue 30)

Earth Week

In honor of Earth Day on April 22nd, our wonderful PTA has organized "Earth Week" next week with some specific things to do:


Monday, April 17th

wear Earth Day colors


Wednesday, April 19th

show your talent - bring in an item that uses anything recyclable


Thursday, April 20th

bring in a fun fact about recycling


Friday, April 21st

bring in any of the following items and place them in the bins located up front:

-worn out tennis shoes

-ink cartridges

-gently used soccer cleats

Book Fair - Important Info

​Our Spring Book Fair is next week, April 17 - 21. We will be open from 7:30 - 3:30 each day and will close at 12:30 on Friday. We will also be open during lunch time for "Lunch with a Loved One". Consider having lunch with your child during the Book Fair and then stopping by to pick out some books for summer reading. We will also be open Thursday night, the 20th, from 5:30 - 6:30 before the PTA meeting. If you cannot come with your child, you can send them to school with money and we will make sure they make it to the fair!

STAAR Testing Dates

We wanted to make sure you had the STAAR testing dates. The math STAAR test is Monday, May 8th and the reading STAAR is Tuesday, May 9th.

Save the Date

Friday, April 14th

-bad weather makeup day (not used) - NO SCHOOL


Friday, April 21st

-field trip chaperone notification due


Wednesday, April 26th

-field trip forms & money due for students and chaperones

You Say It's Your Birthday...

-no upcoming birthdays

How are we growing our brains next week?

Math:

-multiplication & division


**nightly Math HW - practice fun facts

**weekly Math HW - Lonestar due Friday


Reading:

-summarizing


**nightly Reading HW - read for at least 20 min.


Writing:

-handwriting

-expository writing (review)


Science:

-changes in matter


Social Studies:

-power to the people (influential people in our history)

Field Trip - Dallas Heritage Village

We are going on a field trip to Dallas Heritage Village Thursday, May 18th. Field trip forms went home on Monday. If you would like to be a chaperone, you must let us know by next Friday, April 21st. If you notify us after that time, you will not be assigned any children but your own and you will have to pay full price at the park. Field trip forms and payment are due on Wednesday, April 26th.

Sergio Garcia - Golf & Growth Mindset

In honor of the Masters last weekend, we found this article discussing Garcia's fixed mindset and his transition to a growth mindset. Enjoy :)


http://www.golfdigest.com/story/sergio-garcia-and-the-triumph-of-a-growth-mindset-masters-2017

LEAD WITH GCISD

Have you checked out the bond website lately to see the progress on our approved bond from last May?


http://www.gcisdbond2016.com/

Stay in the Loop!

Make sure you connect to the 3rd grade Remind account to receive the most up-to-date news!


For Remind:

text @glenhope3 to 81010


Each teacher has their own classroom Facebook. Make sure you check there for notifications as well as pictures and videos!


Mrs. C. Lee's Classroom Facebook & Email

http://facebook.com/clee3rdgrade

carrie.lee@gcisd.net


Miss Hayes' Classroom Facebook, Twitter, & Email

http://facebook.com/misshayes3rd

@HayesClass111

christina.hayes@gcisd.net


Mrs. J. Lee's Classroom Facebook & Email

http://facebook.com/leeleapers

julie.lee@gcisd.net