Mrs. Reiber's Apple Newsletter

January 11, 2016

Important Reminders

  • Please check the "Mailbox Monday" papers today in your child's Apple Binder.

  • Scholastic book orders are due online by Friday, January 29.

  • Our class will be wearing purple "Winter Olympic" t-shirts for the Winter Olympics at the end of January. I have received payment and sizes from all but 2 students. I have already reached out to those parents, with no response, and the orders are going in tomorrow (Monday). The Winter Olympics will be held in the school gym in the afternoon on Friday, January 29 and parents are welcome to attend!

  • Math 5 minute timed tests (100 problems in 5 min.) will take place this week. Addition study guides went home with the students on Friday if they have not yet passed addition with 97% or better. The addition test will be on Monday, subtraction on Tuesday, multiplication on Wednesday, and division on Thursday. Congratulations to Cameron who passed everything in October!

  • There is no school on Monday, January 18 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Spelling Words - Next test on January 20

The next spelling test will take place on Wednesday, (due to the 3 day weekend) January 20th. The spelling pattern is ness/less words. Our new roots are "aqua" and "hydr" which mean water. *Please note* that the lists are longer now and students will have 15 total words each week!

1. kindness

2. shyness

3. weakness

4. darkness

5. fearless

6. speechless

7. effortless

8. hopeless

9.-13. students choose their own words

Bonus words:

14. aquarium

15. hydrate

Special Awards

The new Teacher Helper is Jordan!

Last week's "V.I.P." Class Dojo point leader was Brandin!

Congratulations to Ava, who had the most Class Dojo points in December and won our class prize!


Happy birthday this week to Gwen!
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