3rd Grade Newsletter

May 9 - 13

Students of the Week

Congratulations!! Next week's Students of the Week are:

Mrs. Freeman - Vijith Vemulapalli

Ms. Foy - Aashi Shah

Mrs. O'Hare - Kyle Stelts

Mrs. Smittle - Bela Craven

Ms. De Santiago - John Alwood

Mrs. Young - Ryan Heslin

Third Grade Homework & Spelling

There will be no homework or spelling next week.

Summer Golf Camp & Reedy Sport Camps

Below you will find some information about the 2016 Summer Golf Camp at TPC Craig Ranch.

Also, please click on the link below to find out more information about Reedy Sport Camps:


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Get Moving in May

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Field Day Volunteers Needed


We will need some help on Field Day May 20 the entire day. (8:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m.)

We are in need of lead parents for each classroom. We need one lead parent for each class. The lead parent will follow the responsibilities listed below.

Lead parent responsibilities:

1. This parent needs to be with their child’s classroom for the entire day (bring a lunch).

2. Please email your child’s teacher by Wednesday, May 18th to inform them that you would like to be the classroom’s lead parent.

3. At 8:15am on May 20th, you will go to the gym for a volunteer meeting.

4. Each assigned leader will be responsible for reading the directions for each event.

5. Each assigned leader will need to see Coach A to receive a whistle.

6. Make sure your Volunteer Background Check has been approved.


Food Drive

Nichols will be participating in a food drive for Frisco Family Services (FFS) from May 9 – 20, and we need your help! This is a critical time to provide food for FFS as summer is quickly approaching and there will be many kids at home who need food. Our donations will help ensure there is enough supply for those families in need. Please remember that we can only accept foods that are not expired, and they must be in the original packaging. Below is a list of the most needed items:

Non-perishable foods:

Sandwich sliced break (White/Wheat)

Boxed Meal Helpers (Hamburger Helper, etc)

Fruit Cups

Fruit Juices (Small boxes or pouches)

Ramen Noodles

Bagged Beans

Flour (5 lb size or smaller)

Cooking Oils (48 oz size or smaller)

Saltine Crackers


Baking Mixes

Canned Tomato Products


Personal Care Items:

Toothbrushes, Shampoo, Bar Soap, Body Wash for Babies, Boxed Baby Cereal, Baby Formula, Size 4 & 5 diapers, Pull Ups


Laundry Detergent (smaller containers: 64 load size or smaller), Household Cleaners, Dishwashing Liquid (small containers), Disinfectant Spray, Household Disinfectant Wipes, Toilet Bowl Cleaner

Please bring these items in between May 9-20! Thank you for your help and support of Frisco Family Services!

Spirit Wear on Fridays

Please encourage your student to wear their Nichols Spirit Wear on Fridays. Have your child wear their purple third grade t-shirt or any Nichols t-shirt they own.

Birthday Celebrations at GMN

May 13 (Birthdays announced: (May 13-June 5)

Double Specials Day (PLC)

Your child will be receiving an extra specials time on May 17th. Please have your child wear their tennis shoes.

Curriculum News

Math - Math STAAR Test, 4 Digit Addition and Subtraction

Reading - Reading STAAR

Social Studies - Important People in HIstory, Goods & Services

Grammar - Review

Writing - Expository Writing

Spelling No Spelling Next Week

Dates to Remember

May 9 - 3rd Grade Math STAAR - No Visitors or Volunteers on Campus

May 10 - 3rd Grade Reading STAAR - No Visitors or Volunteers on Campus

May 12 - Kindergarten Transition Night

May 16 - Last Day to turn in Library Books

May 12 - 18 - Nichols Food Drive

May 18 - 3rd Grade Field Trip | Lunch at the Frisco Commons Park @ 11:15

May 20 - Good Morning Nichols @ 8AM & Field Day

June 1 - 3rd Grade Award Ceremony @ 8:15AM

June 2 - End of Year Party