School Events Week 3/23

Library Field Trip, Math Pot Luck

Walking Field Trip to the Library Tuesday, March 24th

Dear Parents,

This is a friendly reminder that tomorrow Ms. Russo's class is walking to the library. Please remember to return due books and provide library cards to the children. Otherwise, if kids don't bring a library card, they will stay with Mr. Navarro. Please make sure they all go :)

If you would like to sign up please click

Kids love to have their parents help chaperone them to the library :)

Math Pot Luck - All Encouraged to Attend

We will have Common Core Math night this Thursday evening, March 26th from 5-7pm. There has been a demand all year from many parents for math workshop and this is a great opportunity to get our hands on demonstrated common core math strategies and provided simple explanations about how to help our children at home with common core math and Engage NY. This is a very important, fun and useful teacher led event to attend if we would like to get the break down on common core and be pros in helping our children with math!

There will be potluck before the event. It will take place in the reading garden, from 4:30-5 pm. Please sign up if you would like to contribute to the potluck . Please bring potluck items to the patio outside the teacher's lounge. Here's a link to sign up genius for the potluck:

There also will be Child Care Services available from 6-7pm in the auditorium (after the whole group presentation by Barbara Jacobs from 5-6pm, a district math specialist. She will be discussing the overview of CC math. How well it's done for the kids, where
it's going, what to expect in the future, etc.

Oh, flyers went home today. Please check kids' backpacks.

For your convenience, here's a list of classrooms and subjects that will be taught and explained by our amazing teachers:

1st grade:
Ms. Pando and Ms. Salgado
Room B1/B2
Topic: Addition and Subtraction

2nd grade:
Mr. Rowell
Room 3
Topic: What are Addition and Subtraction Strategies and When to Use Them

3rd Grade:
Mr. Acosta
Room 9
Topic: Area and Perimeter

3rd grade:
Mr. Page
Room 8
Topic: Collecting and Displaying Data

4th grade:
Mr. Navarro and Ms. Russo
Room 7
Topic: Fractions

5th grade:
Dr. Martini
Room 10
Topic: Geometry

5th grade:
Mr. Norr
Room 12
Topic: Advanced Problem Solving Strategies

Upcoming Events & Days Off School:

March 24- Exec Board Mtg (10 Min. Public Comment) @ 8:30am; Location: B5

-Early Dismissal 1:45pm

March 26 - Boy Scout Planning Meeting @ 2:45pm; Location: B5
- Math Night/Potluck for Parents 4:30-7pm

March 27- Free Dress Day

March 30-Apr 3 - No School (Spring Break)

April 6 - No School (Cesaer Chavez)
May 8 - 4th Grade Sacramento Field Trip
May 25 - No School (Memorial Day)

May 28- 4th Grade Grammy Museum Field Trip

June 4 - Last Day of School

* Check Ms. Russo’s website for homework assignments, upcoming assessments & updates at:

March is 4th Grade month for Stop & Drop volunteering. If you can volunteer for Stop & Drop please click on this link:

*Take the time to read your Wizard Wire and refer to the FOWHE website at

*Purchase New and Old Spiritwear Online at

*Weho Library Day - signup at

*Pledge Donations @

Please let us know if you have questions.

Thank you for your great support!

Ms. Russo's 4th Grade Room Parents:

Marina Shlimak

Missi Stein