Team Eaton

2015-2016

May 2nd- 6th

Week at a Glance

  • Tuesday 3rd Discovery Center field trip & picnic at Phelps Grove Park
  • Chrome books, chargers and bags have to stay at school

Upcoming Events


  • May 10th- Channel 33 Weather Station field trip
  • May 11th- Nurses Day
  • May 18th- Field Day

April 18th- 22th

Week at a Glance


  • Tuesday 19th- MAP Testing begins, Language Arts
  • Wednesday 20th- MAP Testing
  • Thursday 21th- MAP Testing
  • Friday 22nd- Dewey Short Field Trip

A Few Reminders

  • Parents please encourage your children to get a good night sleep. It is vital to them doing their best on the MAP test.
  • Please make sure all field trip slips are turned in.
  • Students should wear tennis shoes or close toed shoes on field trip days and bring a jacket. Thank you!
  • Enroll for EXPLORE! sessions in June and July
  • All materials due back to Portland Library 4/29

Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday 27th- Springfield Cardinals game, We could use some parent chaperons.
  • Friday 29th- Wilson's Creek Battlefield field trip
  • May 10th- Channel 33 Weather Station field trip
  • Field Day May 18th

March 14th- 18th

Week at a Glance


  • Monday 14th- No school, Professional Development
  • Tuesday 15th- Weather Station Field Trip
  • Wednesday 16th- PBL Kickoff

Wish List

Parents- We are completely out of:

  • kleenex tissue
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Please send some if you can.

Important Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday 23rd- Parkview Science Fair Field Trip
  • Tuesday 29th- Symphony Field Trip
  • Enroll for EXPLORE! sessions in June and July
  • Kindergarten registration for 2016-2017 school year now open
  • 2nd and 3rd Grade Music Program Postponed (new date when Mrs. Acklin returns)

Parents I Need Your Help

Parents, Please encourage you child to practice their math facts with the flashcards I sent home with them. They will be more successful in math if they know them.

Reading logs, students need to be reading 20 min. per night and turn in their filled out reading logs on Friday.

+ Thank You! +

February 15th - 19th

Week at a glance

  • Monday 15th- President's Day no school
  • Friday 19th- Spelling Test

February 8th - 12th

Week at a Glance


  • Monday 10th- Chapter 8 Math test
  • Friday 13th- Valentine lunch from Ott's Pasta 11:40, Valentine class party 2:30-3:30

Valentine lunch and Valentine Party

Valentine lunch- 11:40, will be from Ott's Pasta. Students need to bring $2.00 if possible.


Valentine Party- 2:30-3:30. Your student is welcome to make a Valentine box at home or I will provide them with supplies to make a bag at school. Please bring a Valentine for each child. Students will be bringing home a letter with needed party items and a list with students names.

December 14th - 17th

Week at a Glance


  • Monday 14th- November Student of the Month Lunch w/ Mr. Holt (MarioKart)
  • Tuesday 15th- 1:30 pm Mystery Reader, Matter Test
  • Wednesday 16th- 9:30 am SHARING AND CARING, Math Test on Division, 1:30 Mystery Reader and special surprise
  • Thursday 17th- 1:00 pm BIG EVENT, 2:00 Holiday Party, 3:00 Assembly with Asbury Methodist
  • Thursday 17th- January 4th- Winter break

Portland Panthers Caring and Sharing Celebration

Tuesday's Big Givers!

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November 30th - December 16th

Portland students and staff will be participating in a Holiday Food and Quarter Drive that will benefit families in our community. Fourth grade is collecting quarters, Peanut butter and Jelly. Thank you!
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November 30 - December 4

Week at a Glance


  • Monday 30th - Portland Panther Caring and Sharing kickoff
  • Tuesday 1st- Picture Retakes
  • Friday 4th - Spelling Test

IGNiTE PARENT NIGHT

IGNiTE Parent Night

We loved showing our parents our Chrome Books. Thank you parents for your support!

Monday, November 16th 5:30-6:30

Your students are so very excited about bringing home their new Chrome Book.

Parents and guardians, please join us for this important informational meeting. We will learn about responsibilities of using and caring for our new devices.

We're doing great bringing our devices back charged & we're ready to learn!

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November 13th-20th

Week at a Glance
  • Friday 13th- Spelling Test and Chapter 5 Math Test
  • Monday 16th- 5:30 -6:30 IGNiTE Parent meeting
  • Thursday 19th- PTA Chili Supper
  • Friday 20th- Spelling Test

October 26th-30th

Week at a Glance


  • Parent Teacher Conferences: Monday-Friday
  • Red Ribbon Week: Chose to be drug free!
  • Pet Drive for C.A.R.E Animal Shelter continues. Please help by sending a pet care item: dry food, kitty litter, bleach, laundry soap, fleece blankets. "Thank You1"
  • Tuesday: 4th Grade field trip to Little Theater "Huckleberry Finn". Make sure permission slips are turned in please.
  • Friday: Panther Pride Assembly & Big Event- "Cat vs. Dog". Final day to collect pet supplies.

4th Grade Pet Drive

We have extended our pet drive to coincide with Octobers Big Event, "Cats vs. Dogs". Until October 30th we will be collecting: bleach, laundry soap, dry cat and dog food, collars, fleece blankets, hard chew bones, paper towel and monetary donations. Please make checks to C.A.R.E. Animal Rescue. We greatly appreciate your help.

4th Grade Field Trip to Elfindale

Tuesday, October 6: 1:00-3:00


  • Please get your permission slip signed & turned in.
  • Wear comfortable shoes for walking.