Trail Blazer News

October 10th-14th

Boosterthon FunRun!

Boosterthon Fun Run Overview
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We are thrilled to participate in the FunRun this year! We are excited to raise money for our school, Sharpen the Saw by running together on Friday, and by building character and good habits through the daily FunRun videos. Thank you for supporting us! Don't forget to support our school and your child by asking friends and family to donate! The funds we raise will help us continue to improve our playground! So far, our class has earned $47 per lap! We are only $3 away from a class dance party, $13 away from extra recess, $23 away from Pajama Day, $33 away from movie day, and $43 away from a pizza party! We can do this, but we need your help!
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We made water cycle bracelets!

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LEAF residency and performance is rapidly approaching!

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Please send $5.00 ASAP to support the LEAF residency.

We would appreciate your support even if you are unable to attend the performance. I have only had ONE student turn in money for LEAF. Please send $5.00 as soon as possible.

Thank you!

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Storybook Character Project!

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Your child is participating in a storybook character project. The project is due on Monday,October 31st, but please return the project form from your child's homework folder by Monday, October 17th to confirm the book title and project choice. Your child needs to choose a good-fit book and then complete the character card and a project form the choice board. It can be a book from home or a book from school, as long as it is a good-fit choice.

What We are Learning About

Reading: We are focusing on asking and answering questions while reading, and on identifying the setting of a story. We will also learn about using the RAPS (restate, answer, prove it, sum it up) strategy.

Writing: Students are currently writing Personal Narratives using the writing process: brainstorming, drafting, editing, revising, conferring, and publishing.

Fundations: We are currently focusing on closed syllable words.

Math: We will continue focus on addition and subtraction fluency within 20.

Science: We are focusing on types of weather and weather patterns.

Social Studies: We are focusing on interpreting and creating maps.

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Important Dates

10/10/16 Mon Parent Teacher Conference Day

No School for Students

10/10/16 Mon AIG Information Meeting

Parents and Community Stakeholders interested in learning more about the Asheville City Schools’ 2016-2019 Academically and/or... (cont'd)

2:00pm - 2:45pm

10/11/16 Tue - SIT Meeting

3:15pm - 4:30pm

10/11/16 Tue Parent U: How to Become a Part of Your Child's Classroom

Parents will learn strategies to be involved in their child's class and to influence changes they wish to see in public education.

6:00pm - 7:15pm

10/14/16 Fri Fun Run

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