Homeroom Buzz Room 220
Edition date: 10/11/2015
Parent Teacher Conferences Start this week!
Math conferences: I will have limited information concerning your child's standing in math class. If you wish to have a math conference or more information, please reach out to your child's math teacher.
- We go to UVA on Thursday for the Symphony. Please remember to pack a lunch for your child if you designated that they would bring a lunch from home.
- On Tuesday, we will headed to the TINKER ROOM at BES to complete our first STEAM project of the year. It is a Social Studies task that correlates to
The student will demonstrate skills for historical and geographical analysis and responsible citizenship, including the ability to interpret ideas and events from different historical perspectives.
I can't wait to share some of the TINKER masterpieces with you in our next newsletter and at conferences.
- Please be sure that you have your Parent Portal access. If you need your parent portal access you may pick it up at the front office by showing your driver's license.
We are in the midst of editing our Writer's Eye papers. The children are applying what they have learned in grammar and editing their own papers. They are also peer editing these papers. Once they have been edited, they will begin publishing their papers in google classroom. Writer's Eye papers will be due on Tuesday, October 20th. If your student is entering the contest, their polished product will be due to Mrs. Dettmann on Thursday, October 29th.
The students are currently learning about Matter in Mrs. James science unit. As always, please email her with any questions or concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The end of unit test will be on Friday, October 16th.
READING LOG EXPECTATIONS
Item Donations for STEAM Projects
We are in need of the following items for STEAM Projects. Most of the items are recyclable items from your household. Please send the items in, as you collect them. All of these materials will be used in our STEAM projects. Thank you!
- 4 inch styrofoam cubes (4)
- plastic bottles of various sizes
- plastic bottle lids
- duct tape
- Aluminum soda cans (rinsed and punch a hole in bottom)
- cardboard toilet paper tubes or paper towel tubes
- scraps of cardboard
- Popsicle Sticks
- Bottles of Elmers Glue
Bullying Prevention - Peer Support Nomination
The Peer Support Nomination will be given during the last week of October. You can click the link below read a letter from the county about the process.
Please be aware that Mrs. Dettmann's RWS work is always due on Thursdays unless otherwise noted. Her tests are normally given on Thursdays as well.
My word study tests are given on Fridays. New sorts are introduced on Mondays.
GOOGLE CLASSROOM - Technology
Don't let these dates buzz by you!
October 12th - Late Fall BEE Registration
October 12th - Winter Coat Drive
October 13th - PTO Meeting
October 14th - Picture Day
October 15ht - Field Trip to the Symphony at UVA
October 16th - BES Spirit Day/ BEE BOP * Be sure to wear black and gold!* & National Mix It Up Day
October 22nd - Late Fall BEE Classes Begin
October 23rd - End of the 1st quarter !WOW!
October 25th - BEE Healthy Color Run
October 30th - Teacher Workday
November 2nd - County Wide Professional Development - Student Holiday
November 3rd - Holiday