Sweet Tea & Croissants

Mrs. Oswalt & Mme. Scott

Week of April 18th..

Reading: Analyzing the structure of poems and identifying figurative language used by authors to improve comprehension of texts, including poetry.

Also looking at skills needed to conduct research with our research book clubs.

Writing: Review of the writing process to help prepare for SC Ready Test. Creative poetry writing.

SC History: Newspaper 21: Three branches of government: legislative, judicial, and executive.

Math: Chapter 14: Area. Quiz 14.1-14.4 on Wednesday 4/20. Be sure to look at your ice cream letter to know which factors we are doing each Tuesday (10's) and Thursday (11's).

Science: Life cycle of frogs, ladybugs and butterflies (chapter 1 Lesson 3). Please study the vocabulary and handouts in the interactive notebook daily and Quizlet (coming soon). Test on all 3 cycles Vendredi- 4/22.

This and That...

LAST All Pro Dads of the school year on Tuesday, 4/19 at 7am in the cafeteria

Career Day:

Hello, Mustangs! Please check out the attached flyer to see what is coming up in April with our Career/Vehicle Day! We need YOU! Yes, we need you to share your career or "career" vehicle with our students on April 22. We want our children aware and informed of the many careers that are possible!

You may sign up on this link: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0D49AEAF2CA4F94-vehiclecareercareer week reschedule link.pdf

Thank you so much for volunteering!

From Strawbridge Photography Studios: Please return any unpaid photo packages from the Valentines Day "Journeys" offer or from the Fall Photo session. Thank you!

***Relay For LIfe will have it's last fundraiser Wednesday April 20th. Wear purple- this year's Relay theme is "Paint our town purple" ($1 donation, please.)

May 2-5: Next BOX TOPS Contest

Important Dates

4/19 LAST All Pro Dads 7:00am Cafeteria

4/20 Early dismissal 11:40 am - collaborative planning for teachers

4/21 MES/Tropical Smoothie night; Scott/Oswalt State House field trip

4/22 MES Vehicle/Career Fair

4/26 SC READY writing assessment

4/27 SC READY reading assessment

4/28 SC READY math assessment

4/29 MES Spirit/Chick Fil A biscuit sale - $3

5/3 Interims reports issued (mid-4th 9 weeks)

5/5 Third Grade South Carolina Day

5/5 Chick Fil-A Restaurant Day 6:30 a.m. -10:00 p.m.

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21st Character Skill

Please continue to support our character skill of Self-Direction.

Directed or guided by oneself, especially with an independent goal

Please let us know if you see your child demonstrating this skill at home. We love to acknowledge them at school too!

Technology use with students

Technology Update: Due to the increased usage of devices on our network and to protect from inappropriate uses, students are no longer permitted to use personal devices during the school day, including in the hallways before school, unless it is for instructional purposes directed by the teacher.

Reading Counts App

Please use this code for the "Site ID" if you keep getting an error message for a tablet.

Site ID: h100002001

(Located under settings; click on SRC app on left side)

SC Standards

Click the button for family friendly standards for S.C.

Lexington County School District One does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries or complaints. The Chief Human Resources Officer handles inquiries/complaints regarding Title IX. Inquiries/complaints regarding Section 504 for elementary students go to the Coordinator of ESOL/RtI and for secondary students to the Director of Counseling and Advisement. The Mathematics Coordinator handles inquiries/complaints regarding Title II. Contact these people if you have questions regarding these issues at 100 Tarrar Springs Road, Lexington, SC 29072 and telephone number(803) 821-1000.