From the Eagles Nest

Week of Sept 20th, 2021

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Successful Dress Down on Friday

Thank you to parents for allowing your child to participate in the student dress down on Friday, September 16, 2021. Part of the proceeds earned will be used for student incentives for the White Bluff PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention Support) Program.


Funds for our next dress down will be collected electronically using the Districts Program School Cash Online.

STEAM - SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING,ARTS, MATH

We are still looking for donations for the WB STEAM lab to include, Q-tips, rubberbands, popsicle sticks, straws, string, paper plates, Zip-lock bags, etc.

What are we learning this week?

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PSI

Theme: All About Me!

Math Focus: Color- blue, Shape- square

Reading Focus: Letters Aa, Ff

AAC Core Words: go, where, in, on

Fine motor skill: puzzles

American Sign Language: sit, stand, on, where

Kindergarten


Reading

ELAGSEKSL1, ELAGSEKSL2, ELAGSEKSL3 Mentor Text- Do like Kyla pg 84-92 Writing Practice writing letters Name writing, sight words Phonics- Unit 1 Week 7 Ee, Rr Alphabet exploration, vowel letters Letter- keyword- sound- drill Skywrite- echo letter formation Consonant vs vowel


Math:

Math Topic F

MGSEK.CC.3 MGSEK.CC.4 MGSEK.CC.5

Lesson 28 I Can listen to stories and show the amounts.

Topic G One More with Numbers 0–10.

K.CC.4abc, K.CC.2, K.CC.5

Lesson 29: I can Order and match numeral and dot cards from 1 to 10. number.

Lesson 30: I CAN Make math stairs from 1 to 10 in cooperative groups.

Lesson 31: I CAN arrange, analyze, and draw 1 more up to 10 in configurations other than towers.

Lesson 32: I CAN arrange, analyze, and draw sequences of quantities of 1 more, beginning with numbers other than 1.


SCIENCE
I can sort items according to their attributes. 2. I can observe, explore, describe, and compare the properties of objects and materials. 3. I can describe objects using their properties such as color, size, shape, weight, sinking, floating, magnetic attraction, flexibility, and the material the object is made out of.
Physical Attributes/Sink or Float
The Shape of Things
Can it float?


Social Studies
SSKE4 Explain that people must make choices because they cannot have everything they want.
SSKH2a Identify the national and state flags (United States and Georgia flags)
SSKH2b Identify the Pledge of Allegiance
SSKH2c Identify the Star-Spangled Banner as the national anthem
SSKCG1 Demonstrate an understanding of good citizenship.


Join your child's homeroom class dojo!

Mrs. Ervin - https://www.classdojo.com/invite/?c=CDVG2SG

First Grade

Math - Addition and Subtraction/Word Problems-Finding the Unknown

Reading- Small groups, evaluate independence. (Th, Fr)-

Reading Topic: Patterns in day & night/ What time is it? / Georgia’s Beginnings.

ELA- Writing: Unit 1, W3

Read Aloud: Hello Ocean

Wilson: Unit 3, Wk 1

Spelling -it words

Social Studies- 7 Continents/ N.America, S.America, Europe, Asia, Antarctica, Australia, Africa

Second Grade

Math -Module 3 Place Value

Reading -We are on the last week of the 32 Day Literacy and Unit 3 of Wilson Phonics which is glued sounds and vowel teams. We will also be completing MAP Reading Assessments this week.

Science- Sun, Moon, and Earth

Make sure your child wears a mask every day and it fits correctly.


Class Contact information

Mrs. Fischer - https://www.remind.com/join/shirleyfi

Third Grade

Math: End of Module 1 Properties of Multiplication and Division /Module 2 : Place Value and Problem-Solving using units of measurements

Reading: Ask/answer questions about text (i.e., character growth, POV, motivation / content area concepts) using explicit details from the text:


- Literal & non-literal language

- Context clues

- Pictures & illustrations


Science: Fossils/ How Fossils are made

Social Studies: Locate the major regions where American Indians lived. Compare and contrast how American Indians in the various regions used their physical system.

Fourth Grade

Math

Interpret and represent patterns when multiplying by 10, 100, and 1,000 in arrays and numerically. Multiply multiples of 10, 100, and 1,000 by single digits, recognizing patterns. Multiply two-digit multiples of 10 by two-digit multiples of 10 with the area model.


Reading

Students will refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. (Literary) Students will refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. (Informational)


Science

Students will demonstrate their ability to develop a model based on observations to describe the repeating pattern of the phases of the moon (new, crescent, quarter, gibbous, and full).


Please make sure all of your Scholars have the needed items on the supply list!

Fifth Grade

Math

Module 2 is underway! Quiz A will be on Tuesday, and we will continue with lessons 4, 5, and 6 to finish the week

Reading

Figurative Language will be the focus for the week. Please continue reading with your children at home

Social Studies - Inventors of the 21st Century (Thomas Edison, George Washington Carver, The Wright Brothers)

Join your child's homeroom class dojo!

Mr. Sacks dojo link is:https://www.classdojo.com/invite/?c=CFJ3FP8

Ms. Simms dojo link is: https://www.classdojo.com/invite/?c=CT6TLW3

Ms. Wilson's dojo link is:https://www.classdojo.com/invite/?c=C8D4TEE

All work can be accessed through Google Classroom

From the Learning Commons

We are still accepting permission forms for students to be able to take home devices if,and when, necessary.


Scan the qr code to pull up the digital form. (I can send you that qr code since this form won't accept it). https://forms.gle/7te6zkjqXBZHYWeT9


Students with fines will need to pay their fines before we can issue them another device. Fines can be paid by going to our school website at the School Cash Online link.

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IMPORTANT DATES

September 20th - Twilight Program Begins

September 23 - Title 1 Annual Meeting via Zoom

September 23 - PTA Meeting via Zoom

October 8 - Fall Break (Staff and Students)

October 11- Staff Planning - No School for Students

Mask Reminders:


  • While we DO have disposable masks to give students occasionally, please remember that masks should come from home. (Fresh masks daily!)
  • Students should arrive at school already wearing a mask.
  • Other than while eating or drinking, masks must remain on, fully covering mouth AND nose, at all times.
  • The following mask styles are NOT permitted (per SCCPSS): Gaiters, “pull-up” masks s attached to shirts, masks with valves.

CODE OF CONDUCT

Each school year, families must review the SCCPSS Code of Conduct and submit a Code of Conduct Acknowledgement/Verification. The District asks that school principals have all ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS COMPLETED BY THURSDAY, 9/30.


If you have not already signed off in PowerSchool ParentAccess OR signed/returned the paper acknowledgement form sent home on Thursday, 9/16,, please help Mr. Lewis meet his deadline by following THIS LINK to review the Code of Conduct, then log into the PowerSchool ParentAccess portal (on a computer) and click on the icon for Year-Round Update (2021-2022). There is a link and acknowledgement for the SY 21-22 Code of Conduct located on the Year-Round Update (YRU). Refer to the image below showing where to locate YRU in ParentAccess.

If you do not have a ParentAccess account, please contact Ms. Sensabaugh, WBES Info Specialist, at 912-395-3325.

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Covid Process

In order to keep up with all of the new information, we regularly adjust our COVID response process . We want to make the response process as simple and efficient as possible for our families. We also want to ensure that important information does not get lost in the shuffle the opportunities for important information to get lost in the shuffle. As a result, we are implementing the use of a new form. Please ensure you utilize this form as necessary. Please do not send your children to school if they are experiencing any of the Covid-19 symptoms.
Students who are quarantined or absent due to COVID always have the option of completing assignments In ITSLEARNING in their Virtual Classrooms. These options are only available when the student is officially Quarantined or Absent due to COVID.
White Bluff Elementary Covid -19 Reporting Form

Covid - 19 Reporting for Families

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Thank You Cafeteria Staff!!!

Shout-out to the cafeteria crew as they continue to make hundreds of delicious, portable breakfasts and lunches everyday for our students. Meals continue to be free for students until further notice.

Teacher of the Month

Congratulations to first grade teacher, Mrs. Carter, our September Teacher of the Month.

Student of the Month

Congratulations to fifth grader, Brianna Hernandez - Bello, our September Student of the Month.

Diagnostic Assessments

MAP Reading and Math Assessments will continue this week!

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Medication and Over the Counter Products

Parents and guardians are to bring ALL medication to the school. Students may never bring medication of any kind, including over-the-counter products, to school. (With a current doctor's order on file, Nurse may permit students to carry their Epi-pen or inhaler after checked in by the parent.)


Supply List

Please find our 2021-2022 Supply List


Uniform Guidelines

Please follow this link to find our Uniform Requirements.


Join PTA

Your voice is important, especially in these times when the world is changing moment to moment in the blink of an eye. The PTA is a strong voice that influences educational legislation. https://whitebluffpta.memberhub.com/store


FYI - GMAS Schedule

We are providing this information now so you will know. Please do not schedule any doctors appointments or vacation trips during this time.

All Eagles will take the GMAS this year and we are looking forward to receiving and using the data. Please ensure your child will be in school on these days.

Mathematics April 26

Reading and Writing April 27

Language Arts April 28

5th Science April 29

Makeups May 2

Apply for Lunch Benefits Today

Apply for Lunch Benefits Today

We are encouraging 100% participation for completing the lunch application before the deadline. Applications are ready to be completed: Click HERE for the lunch application