Mrs. Richardson's Class

January 15, 2016


*Reading Passages - 3x a week

*Math - ISTEP & skills review/Word Problems - 3x a week

*Keep up with AR Reading Goal

*Study Vocabulary & Spelling words each night on Quizlet and Spelling City (words and definitions are also on your child's iPad in Neu.Annotate)

Reward Parties

I have set several short term rewards for individuals and teams for this 9 weeks! Please encourage your child to work hard, turn in their homework, and study for tests/quizzes.

January 29th - AM - Free Friday (8 objectives mastered and 85% correct on total tests)

February 2 - Study Island Reward (must have 11 Blue Ribbons)

February 10th - Class Dojo Team Reward

February 12th - AM - Free Friday (8 objectives mastered and 88% correct on total tests)

February 23rd - Study Island Reward (must have 11 Blue Ribbons)

February 26th - AM - Free Friday (8 objectives mastered and 88% correct on total tests)

March 2th - Class Dojo Team Reward

March 3th - Study Island Reward (must have 6 Blue Ribbons)

March 4th - AR Reward Party (Pancake breakfast with sausage, juice, milk) - Must have 100% of points and be at 88% correct.

Events at JES!

February 15 - School in session - Presidents' Day

February 19 - $1.00 PTO Day - Popcorn

February 24 - JES Night - Read and Rock

March 4th - Quarter 3 ends

March 7th - Quarter 4 begins

March 18 - $1.00 PTO Day - Wear Sunglasses Day

March 21- April 3 - Spring Break (March 28-31, April 1 - snow make-up days)

April 6 - JES Science Night

April 8 - Hardy Lake Superhero Run

April 15 - $1.00 PTO Day - Popcorn

May 3 - Election Day

May 6 - Muffins with Moms

May 20 - $1.00 PTO Day - Flip Flop Day

May 24 - Last Student Day

Vocabulary & Spelling Words - List #21

We will start Greek and Latin Roots this week in class. We will test on these words on Friday. Students need to know how to spell the words, the definition of each word, and know the meaning of the Greek & Latin Roots.
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Accelerated Reader

**Students must be at 33% of their AR goal by Friday, January 22nd.

Congrats to those students at 22%




4th Grade Girl's Basketball

Practice will be this Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-7:00.


Student Council Officers

Olivia Fugate - President

Mayson Cutter - Vice President

Sydney Mayer - Secretary


**If you do not have your driver's license, you CAN NOT enter our building. Please make sure you have this with you when you visit JES.

It is extremely important that anyone who plans to attend a school field trip or visit the classroom return the CPS History form ASAP. The new ID program, Raptor, requires this form to be on file and in the security system. If you have any questions, please contact the school office.

Box Tops!!

Competition ends at the end of the nine weeks!

We are collecting Box Tops this year! We are not sending home sheets to tape them on this year, instead we would like you to put 50 in a baggie and label them "Richardson." Thanks so much!!

Scholastic Book Orders

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One-Time Class Activation Code: MND74

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  • ENTER the one-time Class Activation Code
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  • All book orders will be shipped to our classroom so we can celebrate the joy of reading together!

Remind Texts

Make sure you sign up for our class Remind messages! I don't use this app too much, but if something important comes up or if there is a change in our schedule, I will use this to inform you!

Text this number: (859)740-1173

With this message: @4thgradeje


If your child would like to bring a healthy snack to eat after first recess that is fine with me!! No cookies, brownies, candy, or chips please.


Click here to access our CLASS FACEBOOK PAGE! I will post pictures and information on here each week. There will be extra credit posted a few times a week so make sure you check it each night!


This is where all our information will be found! Ask your child to show you our Canvas page! Let me know if you have any questions about Canvas. You can also download the app on your phone and access information from there as well!