3rd Grade News

March 20 -March 24

Dear Families,

Welcome back! We loved hearing about your children's spring break adventures today: so many great stories and new experiences. As we round the corner into the last part of the year, please check the dates for our STAAR tests for Reading and Math.

What Are We Learning About?

Math- Fraction concepts (representation, unit fractions, and comparing fractions)

Reading-Explain the relationships among the major and minor characters. Characteristics of folktales, myths, and fairy tales

Writing-Creating fractured fairy tales

Science- Our Solar system

Social Studies- Identify how various writers and artists contribute to cultural heritage and communities.

What Encore Day is it?

Monday 3/20- Day 1

Tuesday 3/21- Day 2

Wednesday 3/22- Day 3

Thursday 3/23- Day 4

Friday 3/24- Day 5

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Mark Your Calendars


10 Students Rule the School

13-17 Spring Break (Student/Staff Holiday)

20-31 - JES Spring Shoe Drive

21 - Down Syndrome Awareness Day, wear unique socks

26 - Epilepsy Awareness Day, wear purple


25- 3rd and 4th STAAR Reading


9 - 3rd and 4th STAAR Math


Math- No Homework

Spelling-No Spelling/No Spelling

Reading- Read daily for 20 minutes

Are you looking for extra math or reading skill practice at home? Your child can access IXL, Progress Learning, and Reflex Math (fact practice) by using the Classlink App. Please let your child's teacher know if you have questions about their login information.

ClassLink https://launchpad.classlink.com/slcarroll

Family Glow Night Update

Thank you for the overwhelming response to this event! We are so excited to bring this to JES for the first time ever. We know many families are looking to buy tickets, but the event is currently at capacity. Please fill out the waitlist form so that we may contact families if tickets become available. We are already discussing options that will allow for greater attendance next year and in years to come!

Kids Heart Challenge

We are so proud of our students and their efforts to make our community a safer and healthier place! As of March 22, our students have raised $28,792.85 in donations to support the mission of the American Heart Association. The Kids Heart Challenge ended today and we will provide a final update next week.

March Core Essential

This core essential for the month of March is forgiveness. Forgiveness is deciding that someone who has wronged you doesn't have to pay.

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