3rd Grade Happenings

November 23, 2016: HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!

We have had a great week working on our STEM project: The Great Desert Island STEM CHALLENGE

Problem: Sir Harley Houndstooth III has been stranded on an island after he fell overboard during a violent storm. He is trying to stay alive and get back to the civilized world.

Challenges:

#1: Island Architect: Construct a Hut

#2: Crocodile Crossing: Build a Bridge

#3: Message in a Bottle: Waterproof Container

#4: Pirate Defense: Coconut Catapult

#5: Float Your Boat: Raft Design

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SPELLING & VOCABULARY: TEST WILL BE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2!

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AR half-goals need to be met by Monday, November 28th!

READING LOGS

A friendly reminder they are due on FRIDAYS and we're looking for 150 minutes for the week! HOWEVER...because it is THANKSGIVING and I am thankful for all of you, I am only requiring 90 minutes to be turned in on Monday, November 28th!

FYI-Important Information and Upcoming Events!

*School will be dismissed at 12:00 NOON on Friday, December 2 for staff inservice.

* Gymnastics is now over.

* Girls Basketball is Monday and Friday from 3:30-4:30.

* Boys Basketball starts Wednesday from 4:30-6 PM. There is also practice on Saturday, December 3 from 10-11:30 AM.

* After school program will be held on Monday-Thursday next week.

* November 29: Doom-A-Ding at 6:30 P.M.! Kids need to be here by 6:15.

* If you haven't already done so, please turn in your skate money ($5) as it starts the first week in December!

* Mrs. Jordahl will be gone on Friday, December 9.

* December 15: Holiday Concert at 7 PM

* December 22: 3/4th grade PLAY at 9 AM! Please be sure to attend! Last day of 2nd quarter.

* December 23: No school...Holiday Break!

* Tuesday, January 3...School resumes!