Weekly News for Room 205

Ms. Howey's Class

March 21-24, 2016

  • Our next Scrabble Party will be held on Wednesday, March 23rd from 2:40-3:30. Please join us for some word-making fun and laughter! If you'd like to donate a treat or drink, please send me a note...thanks!

  • Spring Break begins on Friday, March 25th and runs through Friday, April 1st. School resumes on Monday, April 4th.


  • Your child's report card will be sent home on Thurs., 3/24. Please sign and return the envelope, the report card is yours to keep. Thanks!


  • We completed our 1st CS First (computer science) activity last week! This program is provided by Google and gives us 8 free game design activities! We're so excited! Game on! :)


  • If you haven't already, please sign up for Student-Led Conferences,

Student-Led Conferences which will be held April 13th and 14th.


  • As you know, we are reading "Mr. Popper's Penguins" for our "One School, One Book" program. We will be finishing up our book this week!

This week's chapters:

Monday night: Chap. 18

Tuesday night; Chap. 19

Wednesday night: Chap. 20 (final chapter)


  • Don't forget to send in photos of you and your family reading together! Photos can be emailed to Mrs. Goodwin or myself.


  • KidBlog: Your post and 3 comments are due by Tuesday, March 22nd.

  • No spelling test this week.

  • Things to ask your child about: CS First, Scratch, Scrabble Party, "Mr. Popper's Penguins", design challenge, blog

  • I appreciate our parents continuing to sign the planners nightly.

  • Remember...together we’re better!
Sincerely, Susan Howey

We Got our 1st Badge for Game Design, with the Google CS First Program! :)

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