Mrs. Collins 5th Grade News

May 2 - 6

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Hi 5th Grade Families!

Fine Arts Night is right around the corner! It's Tuesday, from 6:30 p.m. onward! Any 5th grade parents to come and say hi will receive a 'No Homework' pass to give to their child. These 'No Homework' passes are good for any 5th grade assignment (except studying and book reports) in any class that I teach!

Check out below to see more announcements and important dates!

Monday, May 2nd ~ May Crowning ~ Bring Flowers of the Fairest :)

Monday, May 2nd we will be having our annual May Crowning Mass to celebrate our Mother, Mary in one of her special months.

Mass will be at 8:30 a.m., please join us in this very special celebration.

Please bring flowers to offer to Mary as a symbol of the love we have for our Heavenly Mother.

Math Bowl!

Congratulations to our two representatives for the Math Bowl in Sacramento, yesterday! I heard that Joaquin and Matthew represented our school with honor and pride! I know that I am very proud of them for going!

Cinco de Mayo Celebration ~ Thursday, May 5

Join us for a celebration of Mexican/Latin culture beginning at morning assembly on Thursday, May 5th! They have been working hard in their Spanish class to prepare a song and would love for you to join us!

Students may wear traditional Mexican/Latin clothing that day. This is NOT a free dress day, and students not in traditional garb will be expected to wear their uniform.

Thank you!

Scholastic Book Order Forms - Due Friday, May 6, 2016

Book order forms went home on Friday, please make sure that you either turn in your child's order form with a check only made out to 'Scholastic Reading Club' OR you can go to the website and order directly from there.

Ordering online is fast and easy:

  • ENTER the one-time Class Activation Code NFKM3
  • SHOP from a carefully curated selection of the best books and value packs
  • SUBMIT your order and earn FREE Books for our classroom
  • All book orders will be shipped to our classroom so we can celebrate the joy of reading together!

Friday, May 13th ~ Respect for Life Rally

Quoad Vitam (the Respect for Life Group on Campus) will be hosting a rally on Friday, May 13th at 2:05 p.m.! Students may wear blue and gold with the donation of at least $1.00 (this is not free dress - all pants and shirts must follow the uniform code). All proceeds will go to spreading the Respect for Life cause on campus.

The theme of the rally will be "Stop Bullying in Its Tracks".

Important Dates

Monday, May 2nd ~ May Crowning 8:30 a.m. ~ Don't forget your flowers!!

Tuesday, May 3rd ~ Fine Arts Night @ 6:30 p.m.

Friday, May 6th ~ NO MASS & FULL DAY

** Scholastic Book Orders Due Friday, May 6, 2016 **

Saturday, May 7th ~ Work Party 9:00-1:00pm

Sunday, May 8th ~ Mother's Day!!

Tuesday, May 10th ~ PAC Meeting

Sunday, May 15th ~ School Parish Mass Hosted by 3rd grade

Wednesday, May 18th ~ A's Baseball Game 3rd-8th grades