Flores Class Chronicle - Week 4

Reagan Elementary Fourth Grade

Week of September 14-18, 2015

Hello Parents,


Please take a moment to read this memo (it can get lengthy) each week. This is where we will post all the important dates and events to keep up with.


NEW THIS WEEK...

Our classroom Twitter account has gone live! Follow us @floresfourth

Over the next several weeks we will work on learning how to share our learning online. We can't wait to show everyone our amazing classroom!


Weekly newsletters may also be found archived on our class website under the "Weekly Newsletters" page. Questions and/or comments? Please let me know!


For the love of learning,

Jan Flores

LUNCH ORDER REQUEST

EARLY RELEASE DAY - THIS WEDNESDAY 9/16 AT NOON!

If your child will be buying lunch this Wednesday before early dismissal at noon, please make sure they are aware of that when they come to school tomorrow - we must turn cafeteria orders in on MONDAY and will be asking the students tomorrow morning about their lunch plans for Wednesday. Students that don't order lunch ahead of time for Wednesday will need to bring a sack lunch.

Current Week Schedule of Events

The Week Ahead

Please Review Our Class Special's Schedule for your Student's Rotation Day. (https://sites.google.com/a/leanderisd.org/mrs-flores/class-schedule


Monday 9/14 - Grandparent's luncheon

Tuesday 9/15 -

Wednesday 9/16 -Early Release @12:00

Thursday 9/17 -

  • Watch D.O.G.S. Pizza Night
  • Constitution Day (Celebrate Freedom Week)
  • Math Quiz Rounding/Measurements

Friday 9/18 -

  • National Talk Like a Pirate Day. Arrgg!
  • Science Quiz

WHAT ARE WE LEARNING THIS WEEK?


WRITING

  • Continue Step 1 of the Writing Process: Brainstorming
  • Grammar: verb review
  • Continue Plural Nouns

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • Texas Regions
  • Celebrate Freedom Week

MATH

  • multiplicative comparisons & place value relationships
  • division concepts
  • checkpoint on Thursday Measurement, rounding & place value relationships
READING
  • literature genres
  • continue individual reading assessments

SPELLING

  • Sitton Spelling Unit 3: able, dog, shown, mean, English
SCIENCE
  • introduce volume
  • vocab quiz on Friday
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Upcoming Events

Below you will find upcoming dates for the first semester. Please update your calendars accordingly. Please understand that dates are subject to change and more than likely will, but we will keep this list current to the best of our ability. To assist you in keeping your calendars updated, any additions or changes from the previous week's memo will be in bold.


SEPTEMBER 2015

Friday 9/14 -
  • Grandparents Luncheon (4th grade lunch 12:40 - 1:10pm)
Wednesday 9/16 -

  • Early Release at 12:00pm
Thursday 9/17
  • Constitution Day (Celebrate Freedom Week)
  • WatchDog Pizza Night
  • Thursday 9/24 - Back to School Picnic PTA Meeting

OCTOBER 2015

Friday 10/2
  • Fun First Friday in 4th (Dress Up) - Super Hero Day
Monday 10/12 -
  • NO SCHOOL - Parent Teacher Conferences
Thursday 10/16 -
  • Quest Parent Orientation 6-7
Friday 10/23 -
  • End of 1st 9 weeks
Week of 10/26 -
  • Red Ribbon Week
Wednesday 10/28 -
  • Early Release day; 1st 9 weeks report cards home

NOVEMBER 2015

Sunday 11/1 -
  • Daylight Savings Time - FALL BACK!
Friday 11/6 -
  • Fun First Friday in 4th (Dress-Up) - Decade Day
Wednesday 11/11 -
  • 4th Grade Veterans Day performance
Week of 11/16 -
  • Generations Texas week
Week of 11/23 - 11/27 -
  • Thanksgiving Break

DECEMBER 2016

12/21 - 1/1/16 -
  • LISD Winter Break - NO SCHOOL

JANUARY 2016

Monday 1/4 -
  • School resumes
Friday 1/8 -
  • Fun First Friday in 4th (Dress-Up) - Crazy Hair Day
Friday 1/15 -
  • End of 1st Semester

Destination Imagination Information from Mrs. Delisi

Hello, Parents!


Registration for Destination Imagination ("DI") is now open! DI is open to all interested 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students.


Please see the link below to my website, for information and registration forms. Registration closes at 3:00 PM on Thursday, September 24th. Please return forms to school, marked to the attention of Eileen Delisi/DI


Thank you!


https://sites.google.com/a/leanderisd.org/reagan-elementary-quest/home/destination-imagination


Eileen Delisi

QUEST Teacher
Destination Imagination Coordinator
Reagan Elementary

(512) 570-7200

http://classroom.leanderisd.org/default.aspx?eileen.delisi