3rd Grade Happenings

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Fire Prevention Week! Please change the batteries in your smoke detectors!!!

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On Monday we got to attend a presentation at the library by Joseph Amato, author of The Buffalo Man.

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HOMECOMING Events: October 7-13

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Baby it's cold outside...

Please remember, now that the weather is getting cooler, to send appropriate and warm clothing with your child to school. If the 'feels like' temp is above zero, we DO go outside for free play!


Please remember reading logs are due the first day of the week. I am asking students to read 20 minutes/night for 5 nights a week. (Total of 100 minutes/week) Our next reading log is due on Monday, October 15, 2018.


We will be practicing our math facts daily in class. If a student is having trouble passing a level, I would like them to also practice them at home to keep them moving along so they don't fall behind. We have begun addition this week. We will move into subtraction next, followed by multiplication and division as the students progress. Students will change the belts on their ninjas as they pass through the levels. Please ask them about this!
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I allow students to bring healthy snacks into the classroom if they want. Please keep them HEALTHY. No sugary foods, candy, chips, etc. Also, they are welcome to bring a water bottle if they want. Please do not send anything except water. Per our school handbook, no other drinks are allowed. If students bring other things I will ask them to leave them in their locker until the end of the day. I do allow gum anytime in the classroom unless I can hear it or see it, then I will ask them to spit it out.


Please send a paint shirt with your child to school. Preferably one that fits comfortably over their clothes, but not too big to get in the way of painting.


Week of October 8: long e words: street, read, people, need, please, queen, meet, dream, free, each, team, sleep, wheel, sneeze, sea, meat, Giovanni

Week of October 15: NO SPELLING!

Week of October 22: only, sleepy, funny, penny, story, carry, very, even, key, sunny, every, happy, family, these, city, busy

FYI-Important Information and Upcoming Events!

Thursday, October 11: NO HORIZONS PROGRAM

Monday, October 15: Sheltered Reality program at school at 1:45. Everyone is welcome!

Wednesday, October 17: End of 1st Quarter; Early Dismissal at 12:00 (Staff Development)

Thursday, October 18: NO SCHOOL (MEA)

Friday, October 19: NO SCHOOL (MEA)

Tuesday, October 23: NO HORIZONS, Parent-Teacher Conferences

Thursday, November 8-9: Field Trip to the MN Zoo...OVERNIGHT!

Friday, November 9: Early dismissal at 12:00--Teacher Workshop

Tuesday, November 22: NO HORIZONS

Wednesday, November 21: NO SCHOOL

Thursday, November 22: NO SCHOOL

Friday, November 23: NO SCHOOL

Friday, December 7: Early Dismissal at 12 (Staff Development)

Friday, December 21: End of the 2nd quarter

Monday, December 24-Tuesday, January 1: No School, Holiday Break