March 21-25

Mrs. McLane's Class Newsletter

Upcoming Events

March 21- Book Fair begins: Grits for Grands (A-L) 7:00-8:00

March 22- Book Fair continues: Grits for Grands (M-Z) 7:00-8:00

-PTO Belacino's Night 5:00-9:00

- Math Unit 6 Assessment

March 23- Spring Pictures

March 24- Family Night at the Book Fair 4:30-6:30

March 25- Last day for Book Fair (Closes at 1:00)

March 25- Field Day

March 28-April 1- Spring Break

April 20- Collaborative Planning Day

April 22- Vehicle Day/ Career Day

This Week's Topics

Reading: Comparing characters and setting in texts

Writing: Writing a book review

Word Study: Phonics review of long vowels

Math: Unit 6 review and assessment/ attributes of shapes

Science: Plants we eat

Reading Counts Book Options:

Bark, George by Jules Feiffer

Charlotte's Web by E.B. White

Challenge your child to four Reading Counts tests per week!

Volunteers Needed and Field Day Information

  • I could use a few volunteers for Field Day to walk around with our class and help keep kids together, take kids to the restroom, etc. Field Day will be an all-day event this year, with a break from about 10:30-11:30 for lunch and rest. Please email me if you are able to help out.
  • As I stated earlier, Field Day will last all day and students will be outside for a majority of the time. If you would like your child to wear sunscreen, please apply it BEFORE school.
  • Students should wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.
  • Your child may bring a water bottle to school labeled with his/her name.
  • Students may wear a hat for outside if they wish.


I am trying a new avenue for delivering information to our parents. If you have not yet joined Bloomz, please join our group from the email you received. If you would like another invitation sent, please let me know. Bloomz is similar to a Facebook page, but no one can see it other than our class. I can post pictures, we can set up volunteers, and you can even converse with other parents online. Since this is a trial of Bloomz for me, I welcome your feedback as to its usefulness (or lack of).

Thank you!

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Scholastic Book Fair

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Scholastic Book Fair

We're using VolunteerSpot to organize our Spring Book Fair volunteers.

Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:

1) Click this link to see our Sign-up on VolunteerSpot:

2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.

3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact Emily Black ( to sign-up.

Vehicle Career Day

Hello, Mustangs! Please check out the attached flyer to see what is coming up in April with our Career/Vehicle Day! We need YOU! Yes, we need you to share your career or "career" vehicle with our students on April 22. We want our children aware and informed of the many careers that are possible!

You may sign up on this link:

career week reschedule link.pdf

Thank you so much for volunteering!

Brandy Ludlam and Rick Masters, Midway Counselors

Lexington County School District One does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries or complaints. The Chief Human Resources Officer handles inquiries/complaints regarding Title IX. Inquiries/complaints regarding Section 504 for elementary students go to the Coordinator of ESOL/RtI and for secondary students to the Director of Counseling and Advisement. The Mathematics Coordinator handles inquiries/complaints regarding Title II. Contact these people if you have questions regarding these issues at 100 Tarrar Springs Road, Lexington, SC 29072 and telephone number (803) 821-1000.