Mrs. Schluter Weekly Newsletter

Week of October 9th, 2017

Week at a Glance:

In Math:

This week will be continuing our Financial Literacy unit. We will talk about budgets, taxes, gross and net incomes. The students pick a job they want to do when they are older and will have to find the annual salary. We will then create a monthly budget based on their annual salary, accounting for income, taxes, and expenses. They will have a Unit 3 test on Friday.

In Science:

We will be reviewing our science units from this nine weeks. We will be reviewing for for our Nine Weeks Common Assessment. The students will be taking that assessment on Thursday. They do not have any new vocabulary words this week. Instead they need to review words from Weeks 2 to 5.

General Classroom News:

Please remember to use Sign Up Genius to sign up for Parent-Teacher Conferences. You will be meeting with Ms. Ferrier and myself. You will only need to sign up for one time. We look forward to meeting with you

Important Links:

Quizlet for Science vocabulary words.

This is the same login for their spelling and reading vocaubulary. Their login is: Username: meunicorn2016 password:unicorn5. They can log on and do flash cards and play games to study. This is can be accessed from your PC, MAC, iPad, smart phone, etc.

Your student can also log onto,, to work on their math. Their username is nb+lunch their lunch number (omitting the + sign when logging in.) Their password is their lunch number.


Friday, October 13, 2017, Our lunch times will be as follows, Ferrier: 11:50-12:20, Schluter: 11:55-12:25. This is the first day of clubs and we will be following a different schedule.

Important Dates to Know:

Wednesday, October 11th: National Lunch With Your Parents Day

Wednesday, October 11th: Seele PTA Meeting 1:30pm

Friday, October 13th: Unicorns vs Steel (away) GO BLUE!

Monday, October 16th: 5th Grade Field trip to the Symphony

Friday, October 20th: End of the 1st 9 weeks

Tuesday, October 24th: Picture re-takes

Wednesday, October 25th: Unity Day! Wear ORANGE! :)

Wednesday, October 25th-Friday, October 27th: Early Release (1:15pm) - Parent-Teacher Conferences

Thursday, October 26th: Family Dance Night (Monster Mash)- 6:00-7:30pm - Cafeteria

Tuesday, October 31st: Reflections competition entries are due.

Friday, November 3rd: Seele Stampede Walk-a-thon! Will be held during specials. Come on out and walk with your student! 5th Grade specials time is, 1:45-2:30!

Wednesday, November 8th: Seele PTA Meeting - 1:30pm

Friday, November 10th: Veteran's Day Program!

Report Cards will go out electronically on October 25th.

From the Seele Office:

National Lunch with your Parents is Wednesday, Oct. 11th, please make sure to sign up for lunch using the online form sent by School Messenger. Parent’s lunch cost is $3.50.

From PTA: Let’s get together for a Family Dance Night, Thursday, October 26th at 6:00 pm in the cafeteria.

Seele Stampede Walkathon

Seele Elementary School’s PTA Fundraiser will be Friday, November 3rd

District Homework Policy

Beginning Monday, October 23, 2017, Ms. Ferrier and I will be following the district policy for homework turn in. You will find a screenshot of the district handbook here, from page 29. I have also supplied the link to the district handbook, below. Please take a few minutes to review, and note the percentage that will be deducted each day, and on the 4th day, that assignment will no longer be accepted and a zero will be given in the gradebook.

District Grading Policy

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