Mrs. Babinchak's Class Updates

September 15, 2014

4th Grade Curriculum Night

Thursday, Sep. 25th, 6-7pm

474 3rd Baxter St

Fort Mill, SC

Dear Parents,

Please mark your calendars for this upcoming event. Fourth grade teachers will share ways to have your child use technology at home. We will share helpful websites, programs, and apps. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP below. Hope to see you there!


Mrs. Babinchak

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

History in a Backpack Field Trip

Thursday, Oct. 30th, 8am-1:30pm

1604 U.S. 21

Fort Mill, SC

Dear Parents,
Thank you so much for your interest in assisting with our trip to the Greenway! The school district requires that in order to be a field trip chaperone, you must fill out their on-line application. If you are interested in helping, please go ahead and fill out the information to get the process started. If you have any questions, please let me know!
Thanks, Mrs. Babinchak
Chaperone Volunteer Link

Please click to take you to the on-line chaperone application.

What's Happening this Week?

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Plastic Bottle Caps Needed!

Please remember to collect plastic bottle caps! For our upcoming project, we need blue, gray, and white. However, any color you have would be great too! Thanks so much!!!

Additional Important Dates

  • Fall Picture Day 9/18
  • Environmental Club Meeting 9/18
  • Spirit Day & Student of the Month 9/26, 7:45 am
  • Boosterthon Pep Rally 9/30
  • 2nd Wednesday Coffee 10/8, 7:40 am
  • Fun Run 10/9
  • Conference Night 10/23,
  • Club Picture Day& Fall Make-Up Picture Day, 10/23
  • Conference Day 10/24, 8:00-11:30 am
  • Report Cards 10/29
  • Spirit Day & Student of the Month 10/31, 7:45 am

Grading Scale

Students will be assigned letter grades/percentage grades. The following is a breakdown:

  1. A = 93-100
  2. B = 85-92
  3. C = 77-84
  4. D = 70-76
  5. F = 76

Assignment Values

  • Quick Checks = 10 points
  • Activities = 25 points
  • Quizes = 50
  • Test = 100
  • Projects = 100
OPES' Green Steps Webpage

Please click on the link to learn more about what teachers at OPES are doing to promote environmental education at school and within the community!