GES 4th Grade Newsletter

March 7 - 11

Updates and Reminders

  • If you have not turned in your garden tasting permission form please send it in as soon as possible.
  • Open House will be this Thursday, March 10th from 6:30 - 7:30. This is a come and go event where your student(s) can show you their work, guide you through digital products, discuss their goals and share their progress for the school year with you. This is a time you are able to spend time with your child inside the halls of GES. Let them guide you to their classes and show you how they spend their days. In addition to students guiding their parents through their classes, Mrs. Hilcher will be hosting an information session about House Bill 2610 and how it will affect instructional minutes required and our school calendar for the 2016-2017 school year. There will be two fifteen minute information sessions offered. One at 6:45pm and another at 7:05pm. Please plan to stop by the library/learning commons to get more information on the upcoming changes to our instructional day. If you are not able to make either of these sessions, more information will be included on future Monday Message newsletters.
  • Kindergarten Registration will be April 25-29. We will be hosting a Kindergarten Rally on Thursday, April 28 from 5-7:30 for families to tour our school, turn in registration papers and shop at our GES spirit shop. Please help us spread the word!
  • Tarrant County Elections will be holding early voting for the upcoming elections in the GES gym April 25-29 and May 2-3.

Lessons and Objectives


We will finish our unit on Fractions. This week we are working on improper fractions and mixed numerals.


We will finish our Forms of Energy unit.


Paired text, review summary.


Spelling list is given this week. Test will be on March 11th. In writing students will continue to work on expository writing in preparation for the writing STAAR.

Social Studies

We are discussing causes of the Texas Revolution.

Important Dates

Wednesday, 3/9 Running Club, KC Club & Student Council (2:45-3:30pm)

Thursday, 3/10 Ensemble practice (2:45-3:45pm); OPEN HOUSE (6:30-7:30pm)

Thursday, 3/10 Open House (6:30 - 7:30pm)

Friday, 3/11 GES Bank (7:15-7:40am)

March 14 -18 Spring Break

Tuesday, 3/22 Class picture day

Wednesday, 3/23 Report Cards are posted; Running Club (2:45-3:30pm)

Thursday, 3/24 1:1 PLCs; Ensemble practice (2:45-3:45pm)

Friday, 3/25 Bad Weather Make up day-NO SCHOOL
Tuesday, 3/29 STAAR testing for 4th & 5th grades-closed campus

Wednesday, 3/30 STAAR testing for 5th grade-closed campus

Contact Information


Mrs. Redmon

Remind: Text @mrsredm to 81010


Twitter: @GESRedmon


Mrs. Curnow

Remind: Text @curn to 81010


Twitter: @GESCurnow


Mrs. Mitchell

Remind: Text @mitchellr to 81010

Twitter: @GESMitchell


Mrs. Worthen

Remind: Text @worthen20 to 81010

Twitter: @GESWorthen