Weekly News for Room 205

Ms. Howey's Class

Week of: January 20-22, 2014


  • Trombly is hosting our annual Blood Drive on Tuesday, January 27th from 2:00-7:45. To schedule an appointment, please contact Jennifer Kitchen @ (313) 823-5811 or Amy VanOsdol @ (313) 822-3974, or fill out the form that was sent home. My goal is for our class to recruit more donors than any other class. I'm already signed up...how about you?:)


  • Thursday is our second PBIS celebration – Recycle Craft Day. Please help your child gather recyclables from around your house to use for their craft proect. materials should be sent to school in a bag, no later than Thursday. Thanks!



  • Thank you to everyone who attended our Scrabble Party! We made many great words and had a ball!

  • Bloggers: One post and 3 comments are due by Sun., Jan. 25th.
  • 15&5ers: journals will be collected on Wed., Jan. 21st.

  • To help support your child's development in reading non-fiction text, Time for Kids and Wonderopolis (links below) are both great resources. try having your child read a section aloud and ask them questions to identify text features & check for understanding. Thanks for your support!

  • We do not have new spelling words this week.

  • Looking ahead, just a reminder that there is no school for students on 1/23.

Check out the photos from our "Marble Track Challenge". Teams were given supplies and challenged to build the longest possible marble track. The marble had to end up in the taped square. Every team had a different design!

Scrabble Party Photos; Jan. 2015