The Weekly Scoop

May 9, 2016

School News

There is a PTA meeting on Tuesday and Music in Our Schools. The band, strings, and harp will perform.

The Pamplin Park field trip is scheduled for May 18. Please return the permission slip and payment by Tuesday, May 10th. Students are $20 and adults are $10.50. I have filled the five chaperone slots for our class.

Our James River Boat Trip has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 31. This is the Tuesday following Memorial Day weekend. We will leave promptly at 9:15 and students will need a lunch, drinks, and sunscreen. I will remind you again as it gets closer.

Playground Clean-Up is scheduled for Saturday, May 14th from 8:30-12:00PM.

Subject by Subject

In math we are finishing up our study of geometry. We will have a test on Friday.

In language arts we are finishing up our persuasive writing assignment. We are working on Benchmark Unit 7.

In science we are working on electricity and have a vocabulary quiz on Wednesday. The study guide was handed out on Friday.

In social studies we have our first big review test on Thursday. It covers VS 2,3, and 4.

The following students have at least 6AR points: Jackson, Davis, Graham, Ruby, Caleb, Cooper, and Milind. Congratulations! Next week I will publish the names of students with 8 AR points.