Mrs. Reeg's Math Class News

Week of May 2, 2016

This Week In Math:

This past week we converted like measurement units within a given measurement system. Students also had some fun searching our classroom for shapes using given clues. They took a photo of the shape with an iPad and then animated it using the app called Chatterpix Kids. We will be using this app as part of our final math project. Over the next two weeks students will complete a coordinate grid city. They will name their city and give it a theme. All the street names, buildings, park and attraction names must correlate with their theme. After they map out their city on coordinate grid paper, they will use the app Chatterpix Kids to animate it and bring it to life. This project will be completed within class time and should not need to be taken home as homework.

Field Day is Tuesday, May 10th

This year, Field Day will be Olympic-themed. The students created country names and colors to represent their "country". Students are encouraged to wear these colors on Tuesday. The country names and colors for 5th grade are:

Reegmerica - Blue & Green

Levkulichia - Black & Purple

Hardenslovokia - Green & Purple

Art Museum Field Trip

Our field trip to the Art Museum will take place on Wednesday, May 18th. We will be leaving school at 9:10 am and return around 2:20 pm. Students need to pack a brown bag lunch and wear comfortable shoes. Students will also be wearing their tie dye shirts that day. They will receive their shirt on the morning of the field trip to change into.

Buy One, Get One Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair will be at our school May 16-18th during school hours and on Monday, May 16 in the evening from 5-7pm. This will be a Buy One Get One FREE Fair and will be a great opportunity to stock up for summer reading. Volunteers are also needed to help with running the Book Fair. Please return the Book Fair form by May 4th if you are able to volunteer. Mrs. Reeg's homeroom will be shopping on Monday, May 16th.

Friendly reminders and upcoming events

  • Student Council meeting on May 9th from 3:30-4:15pm
  • May 10th is Field Day
  • May 12th is the Orchestra Concert at Mentor Fine Arts at 7pm
  • Book Fair is May 16-18th. 5th grade students will be shopping on May 16th.
  • District Art Show at Paradigm at 5pm
  • Field Trip to the Art Museum on May 18th. Bagged lunches needed
  • May 18th is the 5th grade Band concert at 7pm
  • May 23rd is the 5th grade concert at 7pm at Morton
  • May 24th is Dairy Queen Putt Putt "Fun Night" from 3-9pm. All profits will help fund Art education at Morton
  • Awards Assembly on May 25th at 10am at Morton
  • Student's last day is May 26th. 5th grade clap out at 2:50pm

Summer Camps

Mentor Schools has expanded its summer camp offerings this year! In addition to Lego Robotics/iMovie and 3-D Design Camps, we are now offering a Coding Camp and App Smashing Camp. The camps are designed to be both educational and engaging. All are taught by Mentor teachers. Students may receive informational flyers from their teachers or be sure to check out last week's Beacon.