A Peek At Our Week

May 16 - 24, 2016

Report Cards

Report cards will be sent home on the last day of school. If your child does not come, it will be mailed to you.

Language Arts

RF1.3, RF1.4, RL1.1, RL1.2, RL1.3, RL1.5, RL1.6, W 1.1, W1.5, W1.6, W1.8, L1.1, L1.2, and L1.4

We will be reviewing sounds and spellings we have taught this year. We will be reading stories from our old Open Court readers. We will learn about folktales, fables, and fairytales. We will refine our reading skills by reading chapter books. We will review mental images, reading in between the lines (inferring), and story maps (characters, setting, and plot). In writing, we will continue to write opinion pieces.

Raz-Kids

Your child needs to be at level J by the end of the year.

Ticket-to-Read

Love this website! It helps with phonics, sight words, and fluency.

Lunch Reservations

Our lunch time is 11:50 - 12:20.

Math

NBT1, NBT.2a, NBT. 2b, NBT.2c, NBT.3, NBT.4, NBT .5, NBT .6, OA1, OA2, OA3, OA5, OA6, OA7, and OA8

We will continue to review how to tell time on the hour and half hour. We will continue to review plane shapes (circle, square, triangle and rectangle). We will learn the attributes of each shape. We will learn solid figures (sphere, cylinder, cone, cube, prism,) We will review counting money (dimes and pennies, quarters and pennies, nickels and pennies). Your child should be able to answer 20 problems correct in one minute. We will learn to solve word problems. We will also do math talks.

Science/Social Studies

We will finish our science module Balance and Motion.
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Who can balance a pencil on a Popsicle stick?


Way to go Brooks and Gabe! Their team completed the challenge first!!!

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We can do it too!

Charlie and Josh completed the challenge too!

School Events


5/24/16 - Last day for students (School dismisses at noon.)

5/24/16 - Report cards go home

Attendance

SCHOOL EXCUSES:


Each student is allowed 6 parent excuses per year (this is a change from years past). Parent excuses can be a hand written note or you may email the excuse to your child’s teacher and copy the excuse to: PPattendance@trussvillecityschools.com.


An ORIGINAL doctor’s excuse may be turned in from the parent by the student. Doctor’s excuses may be faxed to 205-228-3201 ONLY by the doctor’s office. We can NOT accept a faxed doctor’s excuse from a parent.


All excuses MUST be turned in within 3 days of the absence.

Twitter the principals

Mrs. Schmitt is @betsyschmitt2 .

Dr. Jeter is @Painek5 .

Dr. Evans is @TCSElprincipal .

Registration for 2016 - 2017 School Year


Parents who will be re-enrolling their child for the 2016-2017 school year will receive an email notification on May 2nd. The re-enrollment process begins on May 3rd, 2016. Please let your parents know to check for the email!Returning student registration
Parents who will be re-enrolling their child for the 2016-2017 school year will receive an email notification on May 2nd. The re-enrollment process begins on May 3rd, 2016. Please let your parents know to check for the email!

Zika Virus Information from the Alabama Department of Health and ALSDE

As warm weather approaches, we want you to take an active role in reducing your exposure to mosquitoes. To avoid viruses transmitted by mosquitoes, use THIS checklist to reduce sources of water in yard which are potential breeding sites. A coloring book, provided HERE, can involve the entire family in prevention measures. The coloring book will be provided for Prk-3rd grade. For more information concerning Zika Virus call 1-888-246-2675 or visit www.adph.org/mosquito