5th Grade Newsletter

October 19, 2017

Important Dates

October 20 - Stampede Fun Run 9:40 - 10:15 5th grade

October 23 - 27 - Red Ribbon Week

October 26 -Report cards go home

November 3- Smith 20th Anniversary Celebration from 5:30 to 7:30

November 10 - Veteran's Day Program

Smith Stampede Tomorrow!

The 5th grade will be running/walking from 9:40-10:15. We hope you can come and cheer us on!

The donation deadline is 10/27, so keep those donations coming. . You should have received an email on Friday from 99Pledges with a direct link to your child’s fundraising page for the Smith Stampede. If you did not receive an email, here is the link to use so a page can be created for you

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdoE7itpkMf9NjtpnirmcpxSIYAfkl74JLhj_vI77MEibdxlg/viewform?usp=sf_link We really want to see Mrs. Young and Mrs. Sibley in the bubble challenge!

Counselor's Corner with Mrs. Hendrix

October is the month we focus on making healthy choices with medicine, food and sleep. Red Ribbon Week is October 23-27 and we will celebrate with fun theme days.

Guidance lessons will be age appropriate discussions of refusal skills, and healthy choices.

Here are the daily themes:

Monday: Show your good character. Wear a character shirt. (example: Disney)

Tuesday: Sock it to bad habits. Wear crazy socks today.

Wednesday: “Red-y” to make healthy choices. Wear red today. District wide observance.

Thursday: Buddies help each other. Find a friend and dress like a TWIN.

Friday: Our school is too cool to make bad choices. Wear your Smith shirt today.

Veterans Day Program

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Pine Cove

We would like to remind you:

  • Students can bring a snack for the bus ride there, and then 3 or 4 additional snacks to eat during the day
  • NO TECHNOLOGY is allowed for the students
  • Regular watches and Fitbits are okay, but at the risk of being lost
  • Students have to carry their sleeping bag and luggage themselves so keep things small

For more information on Pine Cove camp visit https://www.pinecove.com/outdoor-education/


Math - Decimal Division

Science - Electricty and Light energy

Reading - Informational Text

Social Studies - Declaration of Independence

Writing - Expository Writing

Grammar - Subject/verb agreement