5th Grade Happenings

Week 24: February 22nd - 26th

Upcoming Dates

Tuesday, February 23rd - Thursday, February 25th - 5th Grade QUEST Presentations


Friday, February 26th - Spring Photos

  • Forms came home in Wednesday Folders on 2/17


Friday, March 4th: Middle School Visits

  • Due Thursday, March 3rd


Friday, March 11th: Middle School Elective Choice Sheets due to Homeroom Teacher

  • Students will get these choice sheets when they attend the middle school visits on March 4th.


Friday, March 11th: Human Growth Curriculum Video

  • During Specials
  • More information below


March 14th - 18th: Spring Break

Middle School Visits on March 4th

5th Grade Middle School Visits

Our 5th grade students are scheduled to visit their Zoned middle school on March 4, 2016. The students will be bused to their respective middle schools for a tour and an introduction to many of the activities offered. Students will eat lunch at the middle school before returning to Reagan. If you would like for your child to purchase a meal they may use their student ID number (current lunch account) or bring cash. The students also have the option of bringing a sack lunch. At the end to the orientation your child will be given an elective choice sheet along with written information on the elective classes. The choice sheets need to be completed and returned to your child's 5th grade teacher on March 11, 2016. Please follow the following link and complete the parent permission form.

https://docs.google.com/a/leanderisd.org/forms/d/1gQFMvJ2yOtO_EoUx_Kj4zIG3m9wwX7qmDp7Whviu_6A/viewform

Human Growth Curriculum Video

Leander ISD has a Human Sexuality curriculum for students in grades 4-12. This curriculum was developed from guidelines recommended by a committee of parents, teachers, counselors, nurses, clergy, and LISD Instructional staff and approved by the LISD Board of Trustees.


At 4th & 5th grades, the focus of the curriculum is on human growth and development (puberty) and personal hygiene. We believe that human growth and development education begins at home. You are the primary educators of your children, and you can be an important influence on your child's health decisions.


The video Growing Up has been selected to be shown to the 4th & 5th graders on March 11th during specials. This video is about body changes during puberty. This video is designed to reinforce what you are teaching at home, not to replace it.

There are different versions for each gender. They both discuss the normal changes that bodies go through during puberty. When viewing the video, boys and girls will be separated to ensure privacy, they will also be separated by grade level.

If you would like to view the video in advance, beginning February 29th or have questions please feel free to call DeAnna Martin at 570-7216.

Yearbooks on Sale Now

Green Apple Program

A+ FCU Green Apple Deposits: Your first $10 deposit is FREE

A+ Federal Credit Union has joined with Reagan Elementary School for an exciting opportunity through the Green Apple Deposit Day program! Through the program, your child will not only learn the value of saving, but they’ll be able to make deposits and see his/her account grow, earn rewards for saving, and gain valuable money management skills. A+ FCU will make the initial $10.00 deposit for all new Youth Memberships. If you would like to participate in this program? Contact our Green Apple program contact, Kelley Crutchfield, Member Service Officer III – Cedar Park atkcrutchfield@aplusfcu.org.

Deposit Days Schedule: December 4, 18, January 8,22, February 12,26,March 11, April 8,22, May 13,27 Deposits are accepted at any branch as well as on the dates above 7:15am - 7:45am in front of the cafeteria at Reagan. Start saving today!

Weekly Shirt Days

Mondays are College Spirit Days (wear your favorite college team shirt)


Fridays are Reagan Spirit Days (wear a Reagan Elementary shirt)

Here's what's happening in 5th grade this week:

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Math

-Geometry


-See student planner for daily homework assignments

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Science

-Mechanical Energy

-Electrical Energy

  • Series Circuits
  • Parallel Circuits


-See student planner for daily homework assignments

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Language Arts

-Letter Writing

-Review Main Idea and Summary


-See student planner for daily homework assignments

-Please make sure your child is reading 120 minutes per week

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Social Studies

-The Bill of Rights

Please visit our 5th grade website for more information

Click here to see the Grading Policy on the 5th Grade Website

Follow us on Twitter

...and see what we're doing in our classrooms each week
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Mrs. Habermacher = @RHabermacher

Mrs. Mackie = @jnymackie


Mrs. Hoover = @Hoover5th

Mrs. Martinez = @PMartinezClass


Mr. Hurtado = @JohnFHurt

Ms. Lambert = @lambert_kellie


Reagan Elementary = #ReaganRays

Leander ISD = #LISDleads

Meet the 5th Grade Team

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Back Row: John Hurtado, Jennifer Mackie

Front Row: Paula Martinez, Kellie Lambert, Reagan Habermacher, Melinda Hoover