3rd Grade News

Ridgeview Elementary

Week of April 27 - May 1, 2015

What We Are Learning

Math

-Multiplication Using Partial Products


Reading Comprehension

-Drama


Phonics

-Prefixes


Writing

-Persuasive Texts


Social Studies

-Entrepreneurs

Spelling Words

On Level List

untied

repay

disagree

preheat

unafraid

return

preschool

dislike

disappear

resell

precook

prepay

unbeaten

reprint

unwrap

Review

lemon

planet

model

Challenge

disorganize

disagreeable


Challenge List

prewashed

disorderly

reprogram

unwrapping

rewashed

disorganize

requalify

prepayment

returning

disappearing

unequalled

preprogramed

unreturned

disagreeable

reprintable

Review

momentous

photography

gracious

Challenge

indefinitely

unmistakable

STAAR Testing

The third grade teachers would like to say a big thank you to all the parents for sending in notes of encouragement for your kids! Also, thank you for sending them with snacks and water, and making sure everyone was here on time for our testing days. We appreciate your support and partnership in your child's education.

KISD Film Festival Finalists

Congrats to our KISD Film Festival Finalists!

Go online to vote for our kids. You can vote once per day on each device until April 29 at 9 AM.

Go Rattlers!

Vine Category Grades K-4

"Circus Afro Craziness"

- Miranda Marano

- Emily Balchunas

- Lilly Garcia

- Alexa Fesesnmeyer

"Where Did She Go?"

- Miranda Marano

http://www.kellerisd.net/community/media/film/Pages/People%27sChoiceVote.aspx

Open House and Fine Arts Night

Please join us for Open House and RES Fine Arts Night on May 7. We will have a stage production by the Ridgeview Theatre Troupe, a musical performance by the RES Rockin’ Rattlers, and student art will be displayed throughout the building. We hope you can join us for this fun evening!

Upcoming Events in the Library

*Scholastic Book Fair! May 18-22 from 7:30 to 3:35

*All libraray books will be due May 22nd.

*A Reading Olympics Celebration wil be on May 26 from 2:45 to 3:45. This will be for students who have completed any level of the Olympics program.

Author Visit

On Monday, May 4th, Barbe Turner will be visiting with our students during their co-curr time. She wrote the book "The Secret Drawer Club." It is a wonderful book that Mrs. Hibbits has been reading to the third graders. If you would like to order a book for $10, please send in the order form sent with the newsletter.

Family Movie Night

Mark your calendar to join your Ridgeview family on the soccer field on May 1 for THE LORAX! Bring your blankets and chairs for a movie under the stars. Admission is free and refreshments will be available for purchase.

Important Dates

April 28

-9:00 a.m. PTA General Body Meeting


May 1

-7:30 p.m. Movie Night


May 7

-5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Open House and Fine Arts Night

-5:45 Theatre Performance

-6:45 Rockin' Rattlers Performance


May 8

-Pastries with Parents


May 16

-Casey's Kids Fun Run


May 22

-Field Day


May 25

-Memorial Day (no school)

Back to Pool Event

We would like to give everyone the opportunity to come to KISD's drowning prevention event May 9th from 1-4 p.m. at the KISD Natatorium. Texas is #1 in the nation for child pool drowning’s and summer is fast approaching. Please help support Keller’s Swim Safe 2015 Campaign and help the City of Keller, Keller ISD, Greater Keller Chamber of Commerce, Cook Children’s and Safe Kids Tarrant County Keep Kids Safe this summer.

GT Spring Testing

This year, the Gifted and Talented department will conduct their end of the year testing window for students in grades 1-11 from May 11 - May 22, 2015. If you would like to nominate your child for GT, please notify your child's teacher so they can send paperwork home for you to complete. All paperwork MUST be returned by April 30. Unfortunately, late paperwork cannot be accepted.

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