Heisler's Herald

December 7th, 2015

DARE Celebration Lunch

To celebrate the completion of the D.A.R.E. program, our P.T.A. is providing free lunch for all 5th grade students on the December 16th! The cafeteria will be serving Big Daddy Cheese Pizza, along with milk, fruit/vegetables (Type “A” lunch) and a cookie. Students can choose the Big Daddy Pizza entree, or any of the usual alternate choices as an entree. If students want doubles or ala carte, they will be charged for those choices. Our D.A.R.E. Officer will be joining the students for lunch! The lunch schedule will not change. Thank you, P.T.A.!!

News for you!

Report Cards Envelopes- Please sign and return the envelopes your child's report card came home in so I can ensure everyone received theirs!

Candy- We are running a little low on our candy supply. If you would like to donate some that would be great. The students tend to snag the chocolate first :)

Winter Party- Our winter party will be on December 18th from 1:50--3:00.

Five Below Fundraiser- The PTA is doing a fundraiser at Five Below. Shop Dec.4th- Dec. 6th or Dec. 11th-Dec.13th and 10% of the total dollars spent will be donated back to the PTA! This would be a great place to shop for the Grab Bag gifts:) Click the link below for more details about this fundraiser. Happy Shopping!

Click here to read more about the Five Below fundraiser.

Important Dates

Dates to Remember

Please check Haiku for other important information

Dec. 7-11- Conley Book Fair

December 17th- Unit 5 Math Boxes due

December 18th- Unit 5 Math Test; Winter Party (1:50-3:00)

December 21st-January 3rd- NO SCHOOL Winter Break

Library "Instagram" Board

ake a "selfie" with your favorite book and bring in a 4x6 copy of the picture to the LRC in the month of December.

We will post the pictures on the LRC Bulletin board after winter break as part of our "Instagram" display.

If you bring in a picture with a book you will get a scratch n sniff Holiday book mark from your favorite librarians!

Toys for Tots!

As you’re shopping for the holidays, consider buying an extra toy and place it in the Toys for Tots box in the Conley office. Extend this opportunity of kindness to your families!

Show off your Skills!!

Check out the flyer below to learn all about the D158 Mini Musical Camp being offered to our students. The Musical is called "Snow Day!"

Click here to read all the details about the musical!

Book Fair

Our Scholastic Book Fair is December 7-11! Here are the days and times that the book fair is open for purchases. Happy Shopping:) Books make great holiday gifts too!

12/7 Monday-­9:30-­2:30

12/8 Tuesday-­9:30-­6:00

12/9 Wednesday-­9:30-­2:30

12/10 Thursday-­9:30­-2:30

12/11 Friday-­9:30-­12:00

School Store

Our School Store is open every Tuesday and the students really enjoy finding and purchasing fun treasures and school supplies. If you are looking for a Christmas idea you can purchase a School Store gift certificate for your child. Click on the link below for more details.

Click here to learn how to purchase a School Store gift certificate.


Yearbooks can be ordered ONLINE ONLY @ YBPay.lifetouch.comwith the Yearbook ID Code : 10091016

Yearbooks are $15 again this year and will be on sale at least through January.

Girls on the Run

Would you be interested in helping to build the confidence of the young girls at Conley and have fun doing this? If so, you need to consider becoming a coach for Girls on the Run. Being a coach is easy, rewarding, and you don't have to run! Check out the website to learn more information about this great program!


Young Author

Does your child like to write stories? If so, they might be interested in the Young Authors Contest here at Conley. Here are a couple of the important dates and details.

  • The due date will be February 26th!
  • A drop off box will be in the office after winter break.
  • Books should be labeled with names, teacher, and grade before turning in.

Click here to read more about the Young Authors Program.


This week we are reviewing Unit 2. This skills covered in this unit are compare and contrast, sequencing, and Author’s purpose. The vocabulary skills are unfamiliar words, unknown words, Greek and Latin Roots, and endings –s, -ed, -ing. The Grammar skills are plural nouns, possessive nouns, action and linking verbs, main verbs, and subject verb agreement. The Unit 2 assessment will be on Monday.


We will continue Unit 5 this week. This week will cover converting fractions to decimals, and fractions to percents. Math boxes for this unit will be due on December 17th, and the test will be on the 18th.

Social Studies

We finished up researching Colonial Boston and are now ready to create our scene. Students will be creating the house and business for their families and landmarks specific to Colonial Boston and the Revolutionary War.


December Birthdays

Amanda O. 12/27

Taylor 12/30