Our News~September 25

Mrs. Johnson~3rd Grade~Room 181~Forest Hills Elementary

Another Successful Week in Room 181!

The students in Room 181 are working hard to build a strong community. It's exciting to see them work together, showing respect and kindness. New friendships are being made also. Awesome!

Fall Conferences Scheduling Begins TOMORROW!

Our Fall Conferences are approaching quickly!

The Pickatime online conference scheduling system will be open for you to schedule your third grader's conference from September 26-October 5. Directions on how to log in and schedule will be emailed to you. The scheduling system closes after October 5. Families who have not scheduled a conference by then will be given a date and time to attend. Please let me know if you need any assistance scheduling conferences. I am happy to help!

Prefix Lists

Our first prefix, "pre," went home on Monday. Thank you SO much for your home support with this. Your third grader is to complete the Vocabulary Sort activity (page 2 of the packet) and return it on Tuesday in their Literacy Notebook. A reminder that students may cut and glue/paste/tape/staple their words into their notebooks, or rewrite them.

The other two pages of the packet are for you to use at home to help with studying the words. The tests will be given on Friday morning.

There is now a link on my website for this week's prefix list if you would like an extra list or have misplaced it.


Next week, the students will be introduced to Spelling City. We'll work through the app on their iPads and the assignments they will complete during the week, before the test on Friday. Then, the week of October 5, students will be expected to complete the assignments on computer or iPad outside of school.

Earphones Needed!

We are almost ready to start using our iPads during our daily learning. All students have received their iPads, and we've started downloading apps we'll be using this year. If you have not sent earphones yet, now is the time. Students will use them daily for specific apps which require listening and have noise. Thank you so much!

Fall Dinner, Dance, and Silent Auction

Friday, Nov. 6th, 5-8pm

13708 Holly Road

Eden Prairie, MN

Watch for event information to come home the week of October 12th! This is a fun event-good food and a time to meet your child's friends. Hope you can make it!

Funds For Field Trips

Monday, Sep. 28th, 5am to Tuesday, Oct. 6th, 9pm

13708 Holly Road

Eden Prairie, MN

Funds for Field Trips!

Our Fall fundraiser begins on Monday September 28th and runs through Tuesday October 6th, ending at the PTO meeting and Ice Cream Social.

The Forest Hills PTO is asking Forest Hills families for a donation to help fund transportation needs for field trips this year. There will be multiple ways to give, including Bus Buckets in classrooms and the office. Students may bring their change or dollar bills to the classroom and we'll add it to our bucket. A thermometer poster in the lunchroom will track our progress towards our goal of raising $5,500!

Please look for a flyer of information in your third grader's Daily Folder today.