Mrs. Houston's Third Grade News

May 13, 2016


MAP Testing is COMPLETE and ITBS Testing has STARTED!

Our class did a great job this past week focusing on their MAP assessments. I look forward to receiving the MAP scores and seeing how each child has progressed. I hope they will have the same focus during our ITBS tests next week.

Here is our ITBS testing schedule:

Friday, May 13th - Reading 1&2

Monday, May 16th - Listening, Language

Tuesday, May 17th - Math 1&2

Wednesday, May 18th - Social Studies, Vocabulary, Word Analysis

Thursday, May 19th - Science, Computation

Please make sure your child is getting a great night of sleep and eating a very healthy breakfast each morning to help wake up their brains!

Important Dates

May 13 – 19: ITBS testing

Tuesday, May 17: In Class End of Year Celebration (Don't forget to sign up!)

May 18: Last day to return library books (Advit, Erich, Colt, and Satvik)


Spirit Week

May 23- Tacky Day

May 24- Elementary Talent Show 1:45 pm

May 24- Decades Day

May 25-Jersey Day

May 25 – Last Blast Carnival – all day event, all grades- Year Book Signing

May 26-Dress Up Day- no jeans, no t-shirts

May 26 - Elementary Award Ceremony at 1:30PM

May 26 - Middle School Award Ceremony at 2:30PM

May 26 – Last day of School

No Clubs Last Week of School

During the last week of school we will dismiss at 3:30pm every day. There will be no after school clubs for the entire last week of school. students who remain after the 3:30 dismissal will be accommodated.

Please make arrangements to pick up your child at 3:30pm each day on the last week of school!

EOY Celebration - SIGN UP!

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With our year quickly coming to an end, I want to celebrate with an afternoon of US. The students have all agreed that we should each bring in one of our favorite food dishes to share with the class. We will do a little bit of Go Noodle Dancing, eat until our bellies are full, and reminisce on our incredible year in third grade.

When: Tuesday May 17th

Time: 12:00 - 2:00pm

Where: Mrs. Houston's Classroom

PLEASE check your email for the SIGN Up GENIUS for our end of the year celebration!