Carter Connections

May 2023

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Upcoming Events

May 1-5 - Teacher Appreciation Week

May 2 - Math Milestones Section 1 (3rd-5th)

May 3 - Math Milestones Section 2 (3rd-5th)

May 4 - Science Milestones Section 1&2 (5th only)

May 4 - P.B.I.S. Assembly

May 5 - Drop Everything and Read

May 5 - BCSD 150th celebration

May 8 - ELA Milestones Section 1 (4th Grade)

May 9 - ELA Milestones Section 2 (4th Grade)

May 10 - ELA Milestones Section 3 (4th Grade)

May 10 - Nurse Appreciation Day

May 12 - Field Day (K-2 A.M.) (3-5 P.M.)

May 16 - Mini-Millionaire and Millionaire celebration

May 17 - AR Mystery Trip

May 18 - P.B.I.S. celebration

May 22 - Awards Day (1st 9:00) (2nd 1:30)

May 23 - Awards Day for PreK (9:30)

May 23 - Awards Day (3rd 9:00) (4th 1:30)

May 24 - Awards Day (Kindergarten at 9:30)

May 24 - Awards Day (5th at Northway)

May 24 - Last day of school. Half day

Anonymous Monthly Surveys for Parents

Please click on the link to complete anonymous, monthly surveys. The school code is 250314.

Leader in Me

We are a Leader in Me school. Leader in Me is an operative system that unites students, staff, and families around a common goal to prepare students with college, career, and life-readiness skills that are necessary to thrive in today's ever-changing, fast paced environment.

At the beginning of the year, we focus on leadership roles, mission statements, Wildly Important Goals (WIGs), and leadership notebooks.

In May, students are reviewing the Habits, Paradigm 5, and learning about Trust Behavior 12: Keep Commitments, and Trust Behavior 13: Extend Trust.

Safety Patrol Member of the Month for May

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Accelerated Reader

Reading 20-30 minutes daily is recommended for students. K-5 students will have an AR goal to meet every six weeks. After meeting an AR goal, students are encouraged to continue taking AR tests as often as possible to try to reach the grade level target word count by May.

Below are the word count targets:

Kindergarten - 50,000 words

First - 100,000 words

Second - 250,000 words

Third - 500,000 words

Fourth and fifth - 1,000,000 words

Mini-Millionaires are students in k-3 who met their AR word count target for the year in AR.

Millionaires are students who read over a million words in AR!

Bibb County School District (BCSD) and, one of the world’s largest online tutoring services, have partnered to provide live, online tutoring services for BCSD students. Through this partnership, BCSD students in grades K-12 can access live tutors on-demand online 24 hours a day, seven days a week for 1-to-1 learning support.

The service provides homework help across more than 120 subjects, along with drop-off essay review and test prep. Spanish-speaking families and students will also be able to access live, Spanish-speaking tutors.

Students will be able to access through their ClassLink landing page on an internet browser, which will automatically sign in the student to their account.

Highlights from April

Shamaar is Remembered by Students and Staff

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AP Appreciation Week

Upper Grades AR Celebration for the 5th Six Weeks

Dr. Sims' Listening Session with Students

Leadership Day

Paraprofessional Appreciation Day

A Peek Inside Mrs. Welch-Colbert's Class

Student Led Conferences

Teddy Bear Clinic

Book Fair Produced Over $1,300 for Reading Incentives

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Safety Patrol Member of the Month for April

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Carter Students Among Those Who Placed in the Math 24 Competition

Library Appreciation Day

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