3rd Grade Newsletter

Week 24: February 8-12, 2016

Valentine's Day/Paw Party : THIS FRIDAY

This Friday third grade will be having their Valentine's Day Party / Paw Party. If you could donate any snacks or drinks please email your student's teacher to see what they may still need. If you student would like to bring in Valentine's please make sure they bring enough for each student to have one. Class Lists are linked here: Class Lists 2015-2016.

Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent / Teacher Conferences will take place the week of February 8th-11th. Teachers will be using the same schedule for siblings that was used first semester. Teachers will be notifying you soon of your conference date and time.

Want to meet with a Specials teacher (PE, Music or Art)? You can arrange a meeting with any of these teachers by contacting them via email.

PE- Jill Garris- garrisj@bcsc.k12.in.us

Music- Nicholas Kohne- kohnen@bcsc.k12.in.us

Art-Meredith Morrow- morrowme@bcsc.k12.in.us

1-to-1 Technology Agreement

Please review, fill out, and send back the 1-to-1 Technology Agreement that came home today (blue and pink pages stapled together). We will be having students "pilot" taking their Chromebooks home on Monday and bringing them back. They will be expected to bring them back to class charged daily. This is the powerpoint that will be shown in class to review expectations and consequences. Please remember that with the subzero temperatures, devices should not be left in cars. If you have any questions or concerns please email Mrs. George.

Book Fair

Feelin' Groovy! Book Fair is just around the corner!

February 8-11

M-W 7:30-3

Thurs. 7:30-5

Hope to see you there!

Mrs. Goggin

ISTEP/IRead Testing

Grades 3-6 will be testing for ISTEP and/or IREAD (only 3rd grade) on the following dates. Please try and schedule doctor appointments around these dates. It is very important that your student is here!

Save the Dates: Tuesday, March 1st- Friday, March 11th

This is a link to a website full of practice tests for ISTEP with Answer Keys included. It is a great resource to use at home and we are also using it at school. PARCC Practice Tests

Staff vs. Student Basketball Game

The Staff vs. Student basketball game will be on Wednesday, February 24th (previously noted as Th, 2/25) as the Math Bowl competition is on Thursday, February 25th. The 6th grade will be hosting a Paw Pack (Grades 3-6) as a fundraiser for the Chicago Trip. All students and parents are welcome to attend the basketball game. Stay tuned for more details.

Pop Tab Contest and Box Tops

Please start collecting you pop tabs and Box Tops and sending them in with your 3rd grader!

PTO Updates

Dining to Donate at Applebee's

Mark your calendars for WEDNESDAY FEB.17TH 2016 to get a delicious meal and support our school at our Applebee's Dining to Donate event. Just present the special CSA flyer during lunch, dinner or for any Carside to Go Order at the Applebee's on 25th St. and 15% of your purchase will be returned to the school! The special flyer will be sent home with your child a few days before the event or you can print it HERE. Hope to see you there!

Mrs. Delaney George

My email is officially georged@bcsc.k12.in.us. If you could please start emailing this address now, it would be greatly appreciated!

Santi Deluna was the Husky Gram Drawing winner this past week! Congrats!