Whispering Pines 5th Grade News

Weekly Newsletter October 25-29


  • Field trip to iFly:

- Wednesday, October 27th (Bernard and Burington)

- Thursday, October 28th (Svoboda and Celistan)

Be sure to see additional information in the box below.

  • Please pay the $15 Activity Fee which can be found here.

  • Reusable water bottles (with water only) and earbuds are highly encouraged in the classroom.

  • No school for Elementary students on November 1st. This day is reserved for conferences. Your child's teacher will be sending, or has already sent a SignUp Genius link with available times to meet. Our reserved day for conferences is November 1st most of the conferences will occur on this day.

  • Adopt a day Fundraiser Please choose a day and help our grade level!

  • Turkey Trot is November 19th. Please order your shirts here by October 30th.

  • Red Ribbon week is October 25-29. See flyer below for activities.

Assignments to be completed at home:

  • Please be on the lookout Monday, October 25th for homework assignments, which will be due on Friday, October 29th.

    • Math- front and back review of decimals and fractions

    • Reading-Independent Reading for 20 minutes. Record information on reading log

Field Trip - iFly Information

Permission Slips were sent home on Friday, October 15th. They are teacher specific and linked below.

In order for your child to attend, you MUST complete:

  • The permission slip and medical release and return them to your child's teacher AND
  • Complete the online waiver below.

Your child's name will ONLY appear with your child's teacher.

Bernard and Burington (Wednesday, October 27th) Permission Slip

Waiver: https://events.iflyworld.com/event/779B983E-942B-EC11-9435-005056845F6B

Svoboda and Celistan (Thursday, October 28th) Permission Slip

Waiver: https://events.iflyworld.com/event/524F6E11-952B-EC11-9435-005056845F6B

On the day of the field trip your child will need a sack lunch to take with them to iFly.

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*Lunch- Our lunch time is 12:40, visitors must RSVP to 281-641-2500 in order to eat lunch with your child in the Commons area at school.

*Communication-Be sure you are connected to your child’s Class Dojo for parent/teacher communication as well as following us on Twitter (@wpepanda and @5thwpe) for updates on what we’re learning.

*We will have a communication log with behaviors sent home daily with your child in their take home folder. Please sign this every Thursday.

*Birthdays- Treats can be bought for the whole class from the cafeteria, or individually wrapped (rice krispie treats/Little Debbie snacks) Cupcake trays are not allowed.

Spirit Day-Wear your WPE or panda shirt or green for our Friday Classroom Spirit contest! Click here to order

Yearbooks-We are very excited to be able to have a yearbook this year! It is going to be AWESOME. Please pre-order your book to get the pre-order price! PRE-ORDER HERE

Contact the 5th Grade Teachers

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