Our News October 19, 2016

Mrs. Johnson~3rd grade~Forest Hills Elementary

Ask Your Third Grader About...

-Morning Meeting: what was our greeting and activity this week?

-Working with Mrs. Plager's class

-"Stone Fox"

-Recess choices

-Critical Thinking and what that looks like in our classroom and school?

-Unity Day

Unity Day

We will come together as a school on Wednesday, October 19 to celebrate Unity Day! Together, we will unite for kindness and and acceptance, and stand up against bullying. To show our support, all students and staff are encouraged to wear the color ORANGE on this day.

Thank You!

Fall Conferences are completed! Thank you so much for taking the time to chat about your child's progress and next steps in our journey together. Please feel free to contact me if you have any further questions regarding your child's education. I am here to support them!

From the FH PTO:

Dear Forest Hills Families,

The Dinner Dance, Silent Auction & Kids' Raffle is one of the kids' favorite events at Forest Hills, and certainly one of the largest. Help make it a success by volunteering at the event on November 4th!

Volunteer opportunities include setup/cleanup, ticket sales, auction helper, kids raffle coordinator, food & beverage, bouncer/safety patrol and more. Learn more & sign up: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0544aba92fa5fe3-20169

Thank you for volunteering and making all events a success!

Jill Schumacher, Jana Cinnamon and Katie Little

Forest Hills Elementary PTO Marketing & Communications

Fall Dinner, Dance and Silent Auction Time!

The Fall Dinner, Dance, & Silent Auction will take place Friday, November 4 from 5:00-8:00 pm.

Here is a link for more information:


Prefix List For the Week of October 24: Bi-

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Reminders to Return to School:

BLUE FOLDER-Each day (feel free to add transportation notes or other important information to the yellow sheet in the front pocket)

LIBRARY and SECRET LIBRARY BOOKS-Each day (we'll be reading them during our independent reading time)

FAMILY JOURNAL-Monday (or before the next Friday when we'll be writing in it again)

Family Journal Time!

You will see your child's Family Journal coming home today! Please read the letter (the first few weeks will be shorter, as we're reviewing complete sentences and other letter writing skills). The students love when you respond to their letter in the journal. Please send the Family Journal back on Monday (or before next Friday when we'll write again).

Thanks for your home support with this!

Transportation Changes Throughout the Year

If there is a change in your child's after school transportation, please email me or send a note. I greatly appreciate it!

Specials This Week:


Tuesday-Phy. Ed.




Upcoming Events...

October 19-UNITY DAY ASSEMBLY at 9:00am (WEAR ORANGE!)

October 20-21-MEA: No School

October 27-Picture Retake Day

October 28-Fall Celebration from 12:45-1:45pm

November 4-FH Dinner and Dance

November 11-No School-Teacher Professional Development Day

November 23-25- No School-Thanksgiving Break

December 21-Winter Celebration

December 22-January 2-No School-Winter Break

January 3-School Resumes

January 12-Third Grade Performance at 6:30pm

January 16-No School-Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Meet Mrs. Johnson

Click on the link below to learn a little more about me: