Geise’s Gazette

Where 4th graders learn and grow!

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November 2nd, 2018

We had a pretty exciting week at school. The Halloween party was a huge success! Thank you to my wonderful parents for going above and beyond to make it the best party ever. The room looked awesome, and the kids truly enjoyed the games and crafts. Kudos!!!!

We had a pajama day on Thursday to support Shadow, our new therapy dog, who actually starts here in December!!! So exciting.

A reminder that we don't have school on Monday and Tuesday. Please get out and vote on Tuesday, November 6th! We have 3 seats open on the board in Brighton. Although I am not at liberty to promote candidates here, I encourage you to take some time to know who is running and vote for who you think is best for our community. Voting is such privilege, and I feel like it's a huge opportunity for students to go with you and see democracy in action.

We will be taking a field trip to Indian Springs Metropark on Monday, November 19th. Ross/Geise will go on Monday, and Schaibley/Belanger will go on Tuesday. A flyer and permission slip is coming home today. The cost is $9.00. Please let us know if you are unable to cover the cost of this donation. I have room for 6 chaperones. It will be on a first come/first serve basis, so let me know if you are interested. In addition, you will need to complete the online criminal background check for the district in order to attend any field trips this year.


Each year we ask for donations for the Gleaner's food bank. Some students have already generously donated to the box in the hallway. I would love to see this box overflowing with non-perishable items by Thanksgiving. Please consider donating!! You can also donate online.

Link to the Background Check

Click on this link. Then select Online volunteer/student teacher form at the bottom of the page to get to the background check form.

Parent Peek into Our Week!

Happy Halloween birthday to Keegan and Cooper!

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This week's fan favorites for homophone cards!

Spelling test for Tract will be on Wednesday, November 7th.

Please be sure your child takes a practice test with you before Wednesday. Hopefully they can squeeze in some time to practice on those two days off.

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Growth Mindset

This is one of my favorite videos on grit! I shared it with your child today. Students will hear me tell them to get gritty. They need to be perseverant and resilient learners to be successful.