4th Grade Gazette

Weekly Newsletter: Edition 15, Issue 2


Welcome to the first online edition of Pennington's 4th Grade Gazette. We hope you like it! As with our previous emailed version of our newsletter, we will provide important weekly updates and information that will be beneficial for both you and your 4th grader. Please don't hesitate to email your child's teacher should you have questions regarding anything listed below. Happy Reading!

Happy Birthday!

  • Safa Islam - September 9th
  • Anna Pugh - September 12th
  • Virginia Pugh - September 12th
  • Syed Shah - September 23rd
  • Mekaheal Haidar _ September 25th
  • Alexis Jackson - September 27th
  • Hayden Jackson - September 27th
  • Matthew Bishop - September 28th
  • Nico Orlando - September 29th
  • Taimiya Saed - September 29th

Important Dates & Reminders

Upcoming Dates

PTO Blue Jay Bucks Orders Due - September 9th

Fall Fundraiser Ends - September 21st

PTO Spirit Wear Sale Begins - September 30th


Fall Picture Day (wear uniforms) - September 17th

Teacher Work Day (No School) - October 12th

Next Week in Review

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Monthly Poem

Preamble to the Constitution of the United States

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”

Test date: Thursday, October 1st

Events & Meetings

PTO Board Meeting - Sept. 8th

6 p.m.

PTO General Meeting - Sept. 8th

7 p.m.

Advisory Committee Meeting - Sept. 21st

6 p.m.

PTO Family Fun Night - Sept. 24th

7 p.m.

Foster's Grille Spirit Night

Wednesday, Sep. 16th, 5pm

9417 West Street

Manassas, VA

3th & 4th Grade Back-to-School Night - Oct. 1

7 p.m.

  • Meet in your child's individual classroom first.
  • Then, as a grade level, we will move to the cafeteria.

Volunteer Opportunities

Need Parent Volunteer Hours?

  • Classroom phone trees (Anderson, Idio only) - Due by September 28th
  • Friday Folders (Pierce and Idio only) - Every Friday

Please contact individual teachers if you wish to volunteer.

Sponsors Needed for Bluejay 5K & Hero Mile

If you are interested in registering and/or being a sponsor this year's Bluejay 5K and Hero Mile, please click on the link below.

Contact the 4th Grade Team