Whispering Pines 5th Grade News

Weekly Newsletter January 17th-21st


January 17th - No School- Student and Staff Holiday

January 25th- MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE SELECTION Parent Meeting at Humble Middle School 5:30-6:00pm --- SEE FLYER BELOW

Boosterthon- this is a fundraising opportunity for you to help our school.



  • Fundraiser Kick Off - 1/10
  • Event Day - 2/4

(Yellow) Flyers went home this week asking for $5 for T Shirts.

Pay to Play

Students may bring in $1 to pay for a variety of choices:

*Wear Pajamas

*Wear Slippers

*Bring Stuffed Animal

*No Shoes in Classroom


*Wear Hat or Hoodie in Class

*Sit in Teacher’s Chair

*Sit with a Friend at Lunch

*No Sit-ups in PE

*No Push-ups in PE

*Remove 1 lap in PE

*One Time Pass to Move Up In The Class Line

*Show and Tell Item During Community Time

*Choose to sit with a friend at lunch

Important things:

  • Please pay the $15 Activity Fee which can be found here.

  • Reusable water bottles (with water only) and earbuds are highly encouraged in the classroom.


  • Math- review of multiplication word problems
  • Reading- reading log
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Humble Middle School Course Selection

Please attend the Parent Night with your child on January 25th so you can be part of your child's course decisions.

When you attend this event, the Counselors will assist you in selecting the courses for next year with your child. If you do not attend, the counselors will be on our campus to make sure each child has selected courses for 6th grade following the parent night.

The students will receive course selection cards in the next week. We will let you know when these are sent home and include instructions about how to complete them. There is a very short turn around when they are sent home. Please use this time to begin discussing and making final decisions about courses for next year.

**Each child will select their core subjects: RELA (reading and language arts), Math, Science, History (Social Studies). They have a choice of PreAp or On Level.

*Then they have a choice of PE or Dance.

*Then students will need to choose 2 electives.

The students attended the Middle School Fine Arts and Elective Showcase in December so they are aware of the different options they will have for electives in middle school. These will be listed on the course selection cards.

Regardless of which Middle School your child plans to attend, ALL students will complete course selection for Humble Middle School.

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*Lunch- Our lunch time is 12:40, visitors must RSVP to 281-641-2500 in order to eat lunch with your child in the Commons area at school.

*Communication-Be sure you are connected to your child’s Class Dojo for parent/teacher communication as well as following us on Twitter (@wpepanda and @5thwpe) for updates on what we’re learning.

*We will have a communication log with behaviors sent home daily with your child in their take home folder. Please sign this every Thursday.

*Birthdays- Treats can be bought for the whole class from the cafeteria, or individually wrapped (rice krispie treats/Little Debbie snacks) Cupcake trays are not allowed.

Spirit Day-Wear your WPE or panda shirt or green for our Friday Classroom Spirit contest! Click here to order

Yearbooks-We are very excited to be able to have a yearbook this year! It is going to be AWESOME. Please pre-order your book to get the pre-order price! PRE-ORDER HERE

Contact the 5th Grade Teachers

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