SAS 5th Grade News Sept 27

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In the Classroom This Week:


This week in Chapter 4 we are discussing how the Holy Spirit strengthens us. We will be discussing the significance of Confirmation as a means to strengthen faith and describing the Rite of Confirmation and the responsibilities the sacrament imposes.

Mass readings went home today. Students are to summarize, reflect, and explain what the reading meant to them. Parents must sign the paper as well in order to receive full credit. This is due Thursday.

Language Arts

Students will take Unit 3 Vocabulary Test on Friday.

In Writing and Grammar students will complete Unit 1 on writing sentences. Then they will start writing their own story as to why their name is a constellation in the sky. This activity correlates with an art project where students graphed their name to make a constellation shape and a science lesson on constellations.


We are continuing to build in multiplication. We are focusing on 2 and 3 digit multiplication multipliers. Students will take the Chapter 3 Test Friday.

Social Studies

Students are beginning to work on assembling their dioramas. I am so excited to see their final projects. We will display them at Open House.


In Science students will be able to identify the characteristics of our solar system and our sun. They will view a slide show showing our sun, they will learn about solar winds, solar flares, sun spots, coronal mass ejections, and more.


Schedule Reminders

Thank you to all the parents who helped at our 5th grade booths this weekend at the carnival. What a great time everyone seemed to be having.

Remember to check out the the Fall Book Fair in Room 24 this week while you are on campus for conferences. Teachers will add suggestions on their wish list for classroom library additions, and Petunia's Place donates a portion of the proceeds to our Language Arts fund to help supplement classroom reading materials.

Thank you to all the parents that have attended parent teacher conferences so far. Please continue to make sure you are on time for your scheduled slot since we only have 15 minutes per conference.

4th grade Pet Blessing is this Monday. Only 4th graders are allowed to bring their pets. Students are allowed to bring a picture of their pet(s) to put on the classroom poster board.

Calendar Reminders

Wednesday, October 4th- Minimum Day (Campus Care will be available)

Wednesday, October 11th- Homework Club begins in Room 5 (2:50-3:30)

Friday, October 13th- 5T Mass

Monday, October 16th- No School

Friday, October 20th- First AR test due

Math Lab/Homework Club

Homework Club will begin Wednesday, October 11th in Room 5 and Thursday, October 12th, in Room 8 from 3:00 to 3:30. Students must sign in and out with the teacher.

After School Sports Reminders

We are reminding students that siblings are not allowed out to after school sports activities without parent or adult supervision. If any student is in after school Campus Care, they may not "hang out" at practices or games without a Campus Care staff member taking them there. Thank you for helping to remind students of where they are to be after school.