4th Grade News

Mrs. Crain's Homeroom

Upcoming Events

  • May 4 - 8: Teacher Appreciation Week (flyer sent home on Friday)
  • May 5: National Teacher Day
  • May 8: Project Fit - American Ninja Warrior special P.E. class
  • May 11: Progress reports come home

End of Year Calendar

The school year is rapidly coming to a close; this week's secret phrase is "Let's Persevere Through the End of the Year!" There are only 16 instructional days left before EOGs!


  • May 25: No School (Memorial Day Holiday)
  • May 27: Reading EOG
  • May 28: Math EOG
  • June 4: Read to Achieve retest (3rd grade)
  • June 2, 3, 5: Science EOG (5th grade)
  • June 8: Final PBIS celebration
  • June 10: Awards and EOY celebration (we will be contacting you soon about this!)
  • June 11: Field Day (rain date June 12)
  • June 15, 16: Early Release days

Proctors Needed!

Proctors are needed for the North Carolina End-of-Grade testing at Alamance Elementary School. This is a wonderful way to help out the community! Tests will be given from May 27, 2015 through June 11, 2015. The largest number of proctors will be needed on Wednesday, May 27th for ELA EOG, Thursday, May 28th for Math EOG, and June 2nd-5th for Science EOG and Read to Achieve. Testing begins in the morning around 8:00 a.m. and depending on which test is given, proctor duties are completed by mid-day. A proctor training session will be given each day before testing as well as in advance of the testing dates. If you are interested in volunteering as a proctor on any of those days, please contact Dacia Quate at Alamance Elementary; 697-3177 or email Mrs. Quate at quated@gcsnc.com or leave Mrs. Quate a message with Mrs. Long, Mrs. Towle, or Mrs. Standridge. Thanks in advance for your help!!

Topics for Next Week

  • Math: Geometry & Measurement
  • ELA: Poetry
  • Science: Ecosystems and Environmental Changes
  • Math log, reading log, vocabulary, and weekly math problem solving homework!

Test Taking Tips for Parents!

It may be your child taking all the tests, but you're the one who needs to help him through it. Here are some test taking tips for parents to help you get your child ready: click on "Important and Interesting Read" for the article.