Mrs. Eske's Team: Building Leaders

4th Grade Newsletter // December 12-16, 2016

From the Desk of Mrs. Eske:

Dear Fourth Grade Families,

The countdown is on... only 8 school days left...UNTIL...W I N T E R B R E A K !

(Cheers, Applause, Shouts of JOY, etc.!) With only 8 days left until our Winter Party, Winter Break, and the end of 2nd Quarter, we will continue to keep, "shining on!"

Holiday Spirit Days and Events to Keep Our "Lights All Aglow!"

Friday, December 16th - Holiday Sock Day

Monday, December 19th - Pajama Day!

Tuesday, December 20th - Holiday Sweater/Shirt Day

Wednesday, December 21st - Holiday Character Day (Snowman, Reindeer, Elf, etc.)

Holiday Grams

To spread some holiday cheer, Student Council will be selling Holiday Grams again this year. The money raised will directly go to our Leadership Program. Holiday Grams will be sold from 8:20am-9:00am on December 5th-16th. They will also be sold at IGNiTE night. Click here for more details.

Holiday Night

Student Council will be sponsoring a Holiday Craft, Minute-to-Win-It, and Carol Sing-a-Along night on December 19th from 6:00-7:00pm. There will be hot chocolate and popcorn available for purchase, but everything else will be free. Student Council is asking for a donation of a stuffed animal in return for attending this event. The stuffed animals will be given to children spending the holidays in the hospital.


Our Classroom Winter Party is coming up on Wednesday, Dec. 21st, from 2:30-3:20!! Thank you SO much who have signed up to volunteer. I will contacting our volunteers tomorrow, with more details from our party planners. Thank you for volunteering!!!

Mrs. Eske


Reading: We will continue reading rotations, while adding some new rotation activities! We will work on poetry during our writing station and play reading comprehension board games, for one of our new rotations!

Math: We will be working on Chapter 6 DIVISION!!

Science: We will finish our Electricity Unit and begin a new unit in Health!!

Writing: This week we will continue poetry! We will write Haiku, Cinquain, and Diamante poems.

Counselor's Corner

Please visit this LINK to view Mrs. Livingston's newsletter.
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Dr. Cooper's Monthly Parent Newsletter

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December Important Dates

Dec. 5-16, 2016- Winter Holiday Grams sold in front foyer 8:20-8:50AM

Tuesday, Dec. 6- Happy birthday, Shelly Sawchak (1st Grade Teacher)!

Jaguar Junction; Student Council Mtg. 8AM

Friday, Dec. 9- Jaguar Choir performs at Battlefield Mall 5:30PM

Wednesday, Dec. 14- Jaguar Choir Field Trip with Karen Harvey

Friday, Dec. 16- Carver Carolers will come sing in halls/cafeteria at 11:00AM;

2nd Quarter Teacher Appreciation Luncheon (provided by PTA)

Monday, Dec. 19- Kickapoo H.S. Choir Assembly- Time TBD;

Student Council Holiday Craft/Minute-to-Win-It & Carol Sing-Along Night at Jeffries 6-7PM (free to get in/new stuffed animal donation requested, hot cocoa, etc. available for purchase) in the Gym & APR. Note: We do request donated new stuffed animal in return for attending the event. They will be given to children spending the holidays in the hospital.

Tuesday, Dec. 20- 2nd Grade Field Trip to the Nutcracker;

Holiday Sweater Day! (Wear your favorite or not-favorite holiday sweater)!

Wednesday, Dec. 21- End of 2nd Quarter;

It's a Winter Wonderland! (Staff/Students can dress up as a snowman, elf, reindeer, etc.). All school assembly (Choir performs)- 1:30-2:15PM; Winter Holiday Parties (2:30-3:30PM)- led by homeroom parents (see your child(ren)'s teacher if interested in helping.

Thursday, Dec. 22- End of 2nd Quarter- Professional Work Day (no students)

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Thank you, Jaguars! More to come...

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