Spur-i Pepper Class News

Week of September 15th

New Student Breakfast

Students who are in grades 1-5, and are new to River Place Elementary, are invited to a welcome breakfast. Breakfast will be served in the cafeteria at 7:25 a.m. Students with the last name starting with A-L will have breakfast on Monday Sept. 15th. Students with the last name starting with M-Z will have breakfast on Tuesday Sept. 16th. Invitations were sent home in your child's daily folder last week.

Early Release on Wednesday!

Students will get out at noon on Wednesday September 17th. We will still have lunch at an earlier time: 10:15-10:45.

Note from the office: Parents please make transportation changes for the Wednesday early release by Tuesday September 16th. Thank you!

This week...

  • Writing: We will work on brainstorming for sensory details to enhance our writing and organization within our writing pieces..
  • Social Studies: This week we will take a Texas Symbols quiz and begin our study of the geographic regions of Texas.
  • Reading: We will continue learning and talking about characters and their traits as well as comparing characters across books we read in class.
  • Math: We will continue our Multiplicative Thinking Unit this week with a focus on solving problems involving multiplication and division as well as use and explain strategies and algorithms such as the commutative and associative properties to multiply. Students will continue to discuss and practice strategies for quickly recalling math facts to increase math fact fluency, as determined by our preassessments.
  • Science: Students will continue to investigate how force affects objects using magnets and students will create an electrical circuit and demonstrate that electricity travels in a closed path.

Upcoming dates...

9/16 Ms. Torres at district meeting in AM

9/17 Early Dismissal

PTA Information

To receive the PTA’s weekly Monday Memo:

http://visitor.constantcontact.com/manage/optin/ea?v=001ti8yLLtrqgpDgIOhgS2H9w%3D%3D


To register for RPE’s Student Directory:

http://www.rpeptadirectory.com/family_directory


To purchase spirit gear, Write a Check or contribute to the Excellence Fund:


Products

Parent Information Night presentations posted on our class website

Please email me if you have any questions.
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