Growing with STEM in Fourth Grade


Winter Break is just around the corner! Our holiday party will be on Friday, December 18th from 10:00-11:30 am.

There will be fun Minute to Win It holiday games, movies to watch, and delicious snacks for students. We will also be decorating cookies! We are asking that each child bring a certain food item to help make the day special. We will send home a letter with this information on Monday. Please send in your item by Wednesday, December 16th.

For lunch, students will have the option of bringing a lunch from home or purchasing a sack lunch from the cafeteria.

Remember, parents are always welcome to attend the party and share in the fun. If you know for sure that you’d like to attend and help out, please contact: Laurie Frantz (972)358-0399

Thank you for all your help!

What We're Learning

Math- Representing and Interpreting Data; Multiplying numbers with more than one digit by a multiplier with one more digit

Science- Forms of energy: electricity

Reading- Text structures; Elements of dramatic literature

Social Studies- European exploration and colonization: why early settlements in Texas developed.

Writing- Planning and writing a narrative composition

Holiday Food Drive

Cannon Elementary is sponsoring a food drive to benefit local Cannon families for the upcoming holidays! Fourth graders are encouraged to donate canned chicken, canned vegetables, and stuffing mix. We will continue to collect food items until December 16th. The Cannon administrative staff will distribute the items to Cannon families in need. Thank you for your support!

PTA Directory Information

Cannon's PTA is in the process of providing a directory for all of Cannon parents who have joined PTA. In order for your child & family to be listed in the directory, parents must give permission. Please use the following links to provide permission for this directory. A letter about this was also sent home on Friday.



Come Learn with Cannon Parents @ Tea & Talk Tuesdays

Tuesday, December 8th, from7:45-8:45 a.m., will be the first of PTA's parent program/education events called Tea & Talk Tuesday! Come to meet other parents and learn from Cannon's STEM Technology Integration Specialist, Ben Waits, about technology at Cannon and how Cannon students are learning about coding & programming, as part of the Global Hour of Code activities. Hot tea, iced tea and breakfast items will be provided during this fun learning event! Hope to see you there!
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Mark your Calendars!

12/8-Tea & Talk Tuesday - Parent Information session

12/9- Hour of Code with GHS/CHHS Computer Science and Video Game Design students

12/9-12/11-Santa Shop

12/17-Choir Holiday Concerts - 5:30-7:00

12/18-Classroom holiday parties 10:00-11:30

12/18-Early Release 11:45

12/21-1/4-Winter Holiday Break! Students return to school on 1/5/16

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