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News from Room 215 for the week of March 23

Tisch's Tidbits

PTO Silent Auction

Thank you to everyone who attended or purchased something from the silent auction! We raised almost $19,000! I was so close to getting those Taylor Swift tickets, but I missed it by seconds. And here I thought I was a professional Ebayer.

Scholastic Book Orders

Just a reminder that if you're interested in purchasing books through Scholastic, feel free to order online or you can submit your order to me. There are more options of books online if interested. :) All orders are due on Wednesday.

This Week

This week we visited the 4th grade wax museum along with going to the school play on Wednesday! Just a reminder that we do not have school on Friday. It's hard to believe we only about 40 days left of school. We do not have a spelling list this week, but will when we return.

When We Return

When we get back, I will actually not be here on Monday as our flight comes in on that day. Soon after our return from a much needed break, we will take our Spring NWEA. We will be taking the math, reading, and language portions. We have worked so hard this year and I can't wait to see the growth that has been made! Last, but not least, the computerized portion of ISTEP will then begin near April 23. I do not have a schedule yet, but when I do I will be sure to let you know.

Summer Tutoring

**Summer Tutor Available!**

Name: Erin Johnson (formerly "Miss Bivans" who taught 5th/6th grade at
Zionsville West Middle School from 2005-2010

Tutoring Grades: entering K-7th

Location: Zionsville Library

Dates: 8 week session from June 8-July 29, 2015

*Please email Erin at for more information!

There is also a fabulous team of ZCS literacy women who tutor. Once I get their information, I will send it along.


Third quarter grades can now be found on PEP or MISI.


March 25-book orders are due

March 27-April 5 Spring Break

April 9-Dine for Dollars at Dairy Queen

April 14-Dads and Donuts

April 14-16-Spring Book Fair Buy One Get One Free!

April 9 - 23: NWEA (1st - 4th grades)

April 20-Rocks and Minerals Guest Speaker

April 21-Midterms

April 23 - May 15: ISTEP Multiple Choice (3rd & 4th grades)

April 24-Father/Daughter Dance

May 8-Mother/Son Dance

May 15-Zionsville Walking Tour

May 22-Once Upon a Cure

May 25-No School

May 26-Once Upon a Cure rain date

June 1-Last Student Day!

Lots of Learning!



-mutli-step math problems

-multiplication math facts

-coordinate grids

-using protractors


-reading autobiographies

-reading stories about plants


-sound wrap up


-writing autobiographies