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This week in Third Grade...October 12, 2015

Dear Third Grade Parents,

Thank you for signing up on-line for the upcoming Fall Parent Teacher Conferences on October 21st and 22nd. If you still need to sign-up, please check the Mayfield Jr. School website portal for available conference sign-up slots.

A reminder for third grade girls performing as Sacred Dancers in the Christmas Prayer Service: Ms. Kay Bowen will be offering a dance workshop on October 21, 2015 in the HPCA from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

This is the last week the third grade speech team will be practicing on Wednesday after school at 3:30 PM and on Saturday, October 17, from 10 AM - Noon. The location for both practice session is in Mrs. Garcia's room, E5. The speech event will be at La Salle High School on Thursday, October 22nd. Participants should be at La Salle High School no later than 3:00 PM.

This week Mrs. Garcia's third graders will lead morning prayer starting Monday, October 12th and concludes on Founders Day for the Society of The Holy Child Jesus, Thursday, October 15th. Morning Prayer begins promptly at 8:00 AM. Please make sure that your third grader is on time for this special project. We are honoring the life and philosophy of the Venerable Cornelia Connelly.

Again, if you have any questions we can assist you with please do not hesitate to contact your Third Grade Team!

Happy Monday!

Mrs. Adanto, Mrs. Sears and Mrs. Garcia

Mark Your Calendar...Third Grade Speech Contest, October 22nd!

The Third Grade Speech Team participants have been busy researching poets, writing introductions, blocking lines and memorizing their selected poems. Thank you to our wonderful parents for supporting this first-time event. Please contact Mrs. Garcia with your questions about this event. Go Team Third Grade! Go Mustangs!

Deepening Our Learning...

* Religion - God's Creation: Caring For The Environment

* Science - Our Universe: The Moon

* Social Studies - Geography: Continents of South and North America

* Math - Number Sense: Addition and Subtraction

* Writing - Six Traits of Writing "Choice and Voice"

Memorable Moments In Third Grade...

Important October Dates To Remember...

October 12-15, 2015 - Third Grade Morning Prayer Week - Mrs. Garcia's Class.

October 15, 2015 - Founder's Day Mass - Concert Dress. 9:00 -10:00 AM, Greg Smith Gymnasium.

October 19-20, 2015 - Third Grade Morning Prayer Week - Mrs. Sears' Class.

October 26-30, 2015 - Third Grade Morning Prayer Week - Mrs. Adanto's Class.

October 21 - 22, 2015 - Fall Parent Teacher Conference Days - NO SCHOOL K-8th Grades!

October 21, 2015 - Third Grade Sacred Dancers Dance Workshop with Kay Bowen, (Location: HPAC), 8:30 AM - 10-30 AM. This is for all third grade girls performing in the Christmas Prayer Service in December.

October 22, 2015 - Third Grade Speech Contest at La Salle High School, Pasadena, CA - Event start time is 3:00 PM.

October 23, 2015 - Golf Classic for MJS Endowment.

October 30, 2015 - Half Day. Harvest Festival 2015!

Third Grade Team!

Please feel free to visit the MJS Third Grade Resource Page (coming soon!) for more information. You may also contact your child's teacher directly via email or phone.