Mrs. Smith's Weekly Newsletter

May 8, 2023

Classroom News

I hope you had a great weekend!

We have an exciting month ahead of us, so please make sure you check out the Important Dates section and reach out to me with any questions.

Our music performance is Thursday, May 18th at 5:30pm. Please have your child at school no later than 5:15pm.

Have a wonderful week,

Mrs. Smith

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At Schofield Elementary, students can earn badges for positive behavior as a class or individually. So far we have earned 578 badges!!


Each Friday throughout the school year full day preschool through 12th grade students will dismiss one hour early for teacher collaboration time. Please keep this in mind when planning your student's after school plans. For details visit

Also, Tiger STRIPES will be available at no extra cost to families already enrolled from 2:30-3:30 and/or a cost of $4.00 per weekly release day for students needing care until 4:30 p.m. To attend Tiger STRIPES, families will need to sign up in advance. Registration details can be found at

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Important Dates

May 18 Music Performance (arrive at 5:15pm)

May 22 Field Day- you may volunteer for this event. Background checks are required.

May 24 Last Day of School (dismissal 1pm)

Box Tops for Education

Our school collects Box Tops year round. If you have Box Tops at home please send them in at any time. Box Tops can be found on hundreds of product packages. Our school earn 10 cents for every Box Top, which adds up quickly!
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Monday: Art

Tuesday: Music

Wednesday: Library

Thursday: PE

Friday: Computers

School Improvement Plan

It is Schofield Elementary's goal to make sure more than 80% of students are proficient with Missouri Learning Standards for literacy and numeracy. Please read below to see what we are doing this week to meet this goal.

Word Work:

This week during Word Work we will be reviewing sight words.


This week during Reading we will review the beginning, middle, and end of a story.


This week during Writing we will continue working on our narrative writing.


This week during Math we will work on telling time, adding a 2-digit number and a 1-digit number, and counting coins!

Science/Social Studies: We will learn about animal traits and maps

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Standards Based Grading

At Schofield Elementary, we use Standards Based Grading to monitor each student's understanding of the Missouri Learning Standards. Follow the link above to learn more about Standards Based Grading in RepMo.

W.I.N Time At Home

Here are some helpful videos of activities to try at home to help your student be successful.

The Leader In Me 7 Habits of Happy Kids

Habit 1: Be Proactive

Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind

Habit 3: Put First Things First

Habit 4: Think Win-Win

Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, then to be Understood

Habit 6: Synergize

Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw

Counselor Corner

During our next visit with Ms. Pietruszynski, students will have their final career

lesson of the year. This year, students K-2 have gained knowledge regarding different career choices, different career paths, and finding a good fit job. To wrap up our careers exploration, 5th grade students will be presenting over a career of their choice. They have worked hard to prepare presentations that our youngest learners will enjoy. As always, feel free to contact Ms. Pietruszynski with any questions/concerns you might have regarding your student. or 732-3610.

Teacher Communication

  • The best way to reach me with questions/concerns is via email. My email address is
  • My plan time is 12:00-12:55pm daily. I will check my emails daily during this time.
  • At the beginning of each week I will email a newsletter. Please check this for important information weekly.
  • Our classroom will also utilize Seesaw.