Mrs. Novack's News

November 16-20

Donors Choose project update

We have made great progress towards funding our project to get stability balls for the class. We are 2/3 of the way there with only $248 left to raise.

You can see our project or make a donation at Move to Learn!.
I am SO appreciative of all who have been able to donate!

If you know anyone who may want to help our classroom, please pass this along!

TCE School Pet Announced!

Our school has voted to adopt a rabbit as the official TCE pet! Over the next few weeks, we will learn about rabbits and their needs, caring for domestic rabbits, and we will brainstorm ways to help our rabbit live a fulfilling life here at TCE. If you or anyone you know has some expertise in rabbits, we would love to hear from you!

Sharing Cultures & Traditions

As different holidays approach, we would love for you to come in and share different traditions that your family celebrates or participates in! These could be religious holidays, cultural traditions, etc. Please let me know if you have any interest in sharing with our class at any point in the school year.

Recess Weather

The weather is changing and we will continue to go outside for recess unless the wind chill is below 25 degrees. Please be sure to send a coat, gloves and/or hat with your child for recess when the weather requires it.

Scholastic Book Fair- Friday is the last night.

The Fall Book Fair is coming to TCE! It will be open Monday, November 9 - Friday, November 13 during the school days AND on Friday, November 13 from 4:00-6:30 pm prior to PTO Movie Night!
**You can also shop the Book Fair Online starting November 4-November 18! Just visit Thank you for supporting the library and reading in our school!

Vision Screening

On November 16th, 1st grade students at Thorpe Creek will be given a vision screening. Dr. Jim Daugherty and Dr. Jillian Pall from Fishers Eye Care will be doing the vision screens for all of our 1st grade students throughout the district. There is no cost for the vision screening and you will be notified if your student’s results indicate a concern.

Special Thanksgiving lunch!

Our traditional Thanksgiving lunch will be served in the Cardinal Café on Wednesday, November 18

Sliced Turkey/Gravy

Mashed Potatoes/Green Beans

Dinner Roll/Stuffing

Fruit Salad/Asst. Fruits

Caramel Apple Bar


Also our regular entrée(pbj, salad, turkey sand., pizza pack) will be available

Gobblers Jog

The Gobblers Jog 5K is right around the corner! The event runs through the

beautiful Saxony Residential and Business area. The Gobblers Jog has quickly

become an Indianapolis area favorite, and supports several area food banks.

The links below will give you more information.

Start your Thanksgiving off with some fun and fitness!

Full information attached and at:

Register at: Gobblers Jog Registration

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TCE T-shirts

Mrs. Pugel’s fourth grade class is currently selling TCE Spirit Wear Shirts. These shirts will be black with a TCE “wordle” and the word Cardinals. The shirts are only $10.00. All proceeds for the shirt will go towards the TCE Scholarship Fund which will award college scholarships to graduating HSE and FHS seniors who have attended TCE. An order form went home with week with your child and was also emailed home to you. The deadline for all t-shirt orders is Friday, November 20th. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Pugel at

Upcoming Curriculum

Reading - Nonfiction Text Features & Determining Importance of Details

Writing - Nonfiction Writing

Grammar - Adjectives

Math - Strategies for addition and subtraction

Spelling Sight Words -

away, by, here, old, their

*Spelling Test: Friday, November 20

Related Arts Schedule

Monday - PE

Tuesday - Music

Wednesday - Art

Thursday - PE

Friday - Music & Library

Monday- Art

Tuesday- PE

Mark Your Calendar!

November 25-27 - Thanksgiving Break

Scholastic Book Club

Our class code is J4YBQ