4th Grade Gazette

Weekly Newsletter • January 15, 2016

What's New This Week

January Yearbook Sale

Yearbooks are now available for purchase online. www.ybpay.lifetouch.com


School Code: 10467416
Cost: $20.00

For an additional cost, you can choose to add upgrades to your child's yearbook, such as:

  • Additional Autograph Page $1.00
  • Current Events Insert $3.00
  • Yearbook Stickys (removable stickers) $2.00 Gold Foil Name on Cover $5.00


Please contact Mrs. Anderson if you have any questions.

Next Week in Review

No School Monday!

Remember, there will be no school on Monday, January 18th, due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Enjoy!


See you on Tuesday!

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Upcoming Assignments

Monthly Poem

Patrick Henry's Famous Speech

Given March 22, 1776


It is in vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry, Peace, Peace, but there is no peace. The war is actually begun! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle? What is it that gentlemen wish? What would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!


Test date: Friday, January 29th

Monthly AR Quizzes Due by Jan. 29th

The deadline for students to take a minimum of two Accelerated Reader (AR) quizzes on books they've read within their individual book level ranges this month is Friday, January 29th.

Happy Birthday to....

  • Cole Compton, Jr., - January 6th
  • Anna Korkos - January 7th
  • Sophia Harris - January 10th
  • Arjun Nanduri - January 14th
  • Emily Kim - January 19th
  • Stella Nguyen - January 20th

We kindly ask that you do not have your children distribute their birthday invitations during school hours. Thank you.

Upcoming Important Dates & Events

  • PTO Family Fun Night Used Uniform Sale - Friday, January 15th @ 6:00 p.m.
  • PTO Family Fun Pizza & Movie Night - Friday, January 15th @ 6:30 p.m. Movie starts at 7: 00 p.m.
  • No School - Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - Monday, January 18th
  • Foster's Spirit Night - Wednesday, January 20th
  • Advisory Board - Monday, January 25th @ 6 p.m.
  • End of Quarter 2 - Friday, January 29th
  • Half-Day for Students - Parent/Teacher Conferences - Friday, January 29th @ 6 p.m.
  • Teacher Work Day (No Students) - Monday, February 1st

Community Service Opportunity

NJHS Annual Coat Drive for SERVES

When: January 11-26th


Where: Collected in homeroom


How Many: 1 coat = 1 hour of community service (limit 2).


See Pennington Home Page to download the flyer.

Contact the 4th Grade Team

Teacher Emails:

Mrs. Anderson (Team Lead): ANDERSEH@pwcs.edu


Ms. Pierce: PIERCESM@pwcs.edu


Dr. Idio: IDIOIE@pwcs.edu