Mrs. Hines' Class

Daily News!

Friday, November 21st

Wow! We have worked hard this week. 5th graders quickly worked their way through finishing a unit multiplying decimals and began taking Acuity B assessments. Students have amazed me with their hard work this week as we tackled these big tasks.


In class this week we:


  • Finished Multiplying decimals
  • Developed a thesis statement and continued our free choice arguments
  • Continued our historical fiction unit and discussed the big ideas and made inferences
  • Learned about early settlements such as New Spain, Jamestown, and Massachusetts Bay Colony


Thank you to everyone who was able to come support Line Creek at McDonald's night!

International Bazaar

Please return the signed permission slip no later than Tuesday, November 25th. If you would like to attend this trip, please return the volunteer letter with the permission slip. Everyone who has volunteered will be able to attend this trip. Information will be coming later about your specific job assignment.


The trip is on Tuesday, Dec. 16th. Parent volunteers will need to be in Blue Springs by 8:20 for training. Students will depart from Line Creek by 9:00 and return to school around 2:30.

Holiday Extravaganza!

Line Creek's Annual Holiday Extravaganza is Saturday, December 6th. 5th grade is scheduled to perform at 9 am. Tickets for the pancake breakfast can be purchased in advance for $5 or at the door for $6 each. Everyone is encouraged to attend and perform!


PTA is organizing a silent auction, with each classroom donating a themed basket. Our class theme is games.

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Sharpen the Saw!

All Line Creek students will be participating in our very own Turkey Trot on Tuesday, November 25th. The Turkey Trot will take place during recess. K-2nd will walk/run two laps on are wonderful new trail, at the start of each recess. 3-5 will need to walk/run all four laps at the beginning of their recess. Four laps around the trail equals one mile. Be sure to wear tennis shoes!

PTA Reflections

The world needs to know your inner artist! Choreograph a dance, produce a film, write a poem or story, compose a song, take a picture or create a piece of visual art and tell us your interpretation of the theme: “The world would be a better place if…”

Pick up a PTA Reflections Entry Form today from the office and return by December 1, 2014.


The entry form will come home with your child on Monday.

Have you joined PTA?

PTA provides a lot of exciting opportunities for our students at Line Creek, paying for special assemblies and field trips. PTA's goal is for each classroom to have at least 50% membership. Our class still needs 5 more members to reach our goal! The membership form is attached, if you'd like to join. All classes who have 50% membership earn a popcorn party.

Dates to Remember

  • Thanksgiving Break Nov. 26th-28th
  • Holiday Extravaganza Dec. 6th
  • International Bazaar Field Trip Dec. 16th (permission slips due Nov. 25th)
  • Winter party Dec. 19th 10:15 to 11:15
  • Important Reminders

  • -Friday folders are sent home every Friday and should be returned to school each Monday. The folders include graded work from the previous week. Contact me if you have any questions about the work your child is completing.
  • -Be sure to charge laptops at home every day and bring them back to school. Having a fully charged laptop is a vital part of our classroom instruction.
  • -Students should be reading at home for 20 minutes each night. Additionally, students are expected to do Type 2 Learn at least 2-3 times a week to work on typing skills.
  • Specials Next Week!

    Monday: Counselor

    Tuesday: P.E
    Wednesday: Art

    Thursday: Music

    Friday: Counselor