Lakeview Family Newsletter ~ May 19
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No School May 26 or 29
Important Dates in May and June
Please see this link for the school calendar for the School District of South Milwaukee
Friday, May 26 - No school for students (teacher professional development)
Monday, May 29 - No school (Memorial Day)
Tuesday, May 30 - Students vs. Staff assembly in the afternoon
Wednesday, May 31 - All school library books are due by today
Tuesday, June 6
Field Day in the afternoon
5th grade recognition from 6-7 p.m. in the Lakeview gym
Wednesday, June 7 - Last day for 4K
Thursday, June 8 - 11:45 dismissal for 5K-5th grade (last day of school)
We had 63 Golden Lions this week at Lakeview! Please read on to hear our students demonstrate special moments of "Be Safe ~ Be Respectful ~ Be Engaged".
63 acts of wonderful work in one week!!!!!!!!
That brings us well over 700 this year, which means Mr. Sepersky will be on the receiving end of a lot of pies at a special Student vs. Staff assembly on May 30.
• Liam noticed that a student who was hungry didn't bring a snack . He didn't hesitate to grab one that he had in his locker and gave it to the student who was hungry. Thanks for taking care of our classmates, Liam.
• Crosby was engaged in our MAP testing and persevered through problems that he encountered!
• Owen noticed that our math manipulatives area was quite unorganized. He took it upon himself to stop what he was doing to go and organize that area. Thanks for helping to keep our space neat and organized, Owen! I really appreciate you!
• Ben noticed that another student was accomplishing a lot in reading. He was getting through a lot of the book series that he was working on. I heard Ben compliment him on completing all those books by saying, "good job". Ben is always very complimentary with his classmates....stay this way, Ben! We appreciate you!
• Maddie is a hard worker in small group reading lessons. She has improved since the beginning of the year. Maddie always has a smile to give. Keep working hard and focusing!
• Karley always has a smile to greet teachers in the morning. When she gets in the learning zone she is focused and engaged! Keep up the laser focus and moving forward!
• During lunch recess today, Hamish tried to help a student who was very upset to problem solve and choose a different swing. When that student continued to be upset, Hamish got off his swing to let the other student have a turn. Hamish, thanks for being flexible and trying to help another student to be flexible!
• Bentley has been so engaged and worked very hard during Lexia time, that he finished Lexia Core 5 and has now started Lexia Power Up! Great job!
• Jaliah has been so engaged and worked very hard during Lexia time, that she finished Lexia Core 5 and has now started Lexia Power Up! Great job!
• Xamalia was very engaged during Reading. She gathered all of her needed materials and got to work right away. Great job!
• Kailey has been diligently working on her Reading and Writing project over the past few weeks. Thank you, Kailey.
• Asher has put his best effort into his competitive sports reading/writing project. He researched his topic well taking notes, decided on his reasonings, and is being attentive in his analysis. Keep up the quality work. Thanks, Asher.
• Hannah has made such growth as a reader this year!! She has moved up several levels and knows that she can read books that she once thought were challenging! When she is given time to silent read, she makes the most of it and it shows in her growth! The world of reading is there for you to enjoy! I'm proud of you Hannah!!
• Emilio- you are one of the hardest working readers in our classroom! You make the most of your reading time and you have learned so many strategies to help you when you are stuck. You make sense of what you are reading and pay attention to characters words and actions! All of those reasons are why you have moved up 9 levels this year! I am very proud of you! Keep reading!
• Charlotte is always looking out for her friends. She is always there to lend a helping hand. Charlotte also helps out in the classroom in many ways.
• Ethan is always engaged during Science. He is very willing to participate.
• Annabelle is very engaged during reading. She quickly gets her supplies and gets right to work.
• Oliva, thanks for being engaged and working hard in math. You always try your best and your hard work is paying off. Keep up the good work!
• During independent reading time Millie has done an excellent job of staying focused and engaged in her reading. Keep up the good work!
• Eli, you are always so engaged right away in the morning. Thanks for always sitting down and getting right to work.
• Joey, thanks for being a good leader by demonstrating, "Be Respectful" by lining up quickly and holding up the quiet sign as soon as the bell rings.
• Jameson, I love your enthusiasm during our science lessons. Thank you for always being engaged and participating in our class discussions.
• Silas, thank you for always helping classmates that might need a little extra help with directions during work time. Your help is greatly appreciated.
• Autumn, thank you for bringing laughter and joy to our morning meetings. Your "Good Mornings" have made us all laugh.
• In Mrs. Benn's class, DeLloyd worked hard on Math with the group, and cleaned up the all the math tools after, without being asked. Way to be helpful, keep it up!
• Joey- I really want to say that you have always shown me and your classmates respect all year long. If you have had a problem with someone, you talked to me about it so that it can be solved or you tried to solve it yourself. You have also worked to become an excellent listener-both in small and large group activities! Good for you Joey!!
• Mariah has been thorough in her research and graphic organizer entries. She has created high quality analysis for her evidence in her graphic organizer giving examples, sharing her thoughts on the evidence, and addressed counterclaims. Keep up the great work, Mariah!
• Keira powered through to complete Lexia this week. She set a goal for herself and reached it. Keep up the great work, Keira.
• Gavin- you have really learned how to make inferences when you read longer texts! You pay attention to the character's words or actions and that helps you describe that character and understand why the character acting in a certain way. That will be so helpful as you read longer texts! Great job Gavin!
• Leland was so engaged during our WIN time. He was quiet and focused while completing his Lexia minutes. Way to go, Leland!
• Jaliah worked diligently with her partner to order many, many fractions and plot them on a number line. She checked her work and made sure she understood why the fractions were correctly placed on the number line. Thank you for your dedication to learning, Jaliah!
• Mallory worked diligently with her partner to order many, many fractions and plot them on a number line. She was very thoughtful and made sure she understood why the fractions were placed correctly using a variety of strategies. Thank you for your dedication to learning, Mallory!!
• Bentley worked diligently with his partner to work on a comparing fraction assignment. His eagerness to learn and understand really showed his dedication to learning! So proud of Bentley with his ownership for academic success!
• Landen worked diligently with his partner to work on a comparing fraction assignment. His eagerness to learn and understand really showed his dedication to learning! So proud of Landen with his ownership for academic success!
• Silas has the dedication and excitement for learning in our small group which enhances the dynamics of the group. He is eager to participate and do well. I am so proud of Silas for his ownership in his academic success!
• Karlie demonstrates a dedication and excitement for learning in our small group which enhances the dynamics of the group. She is eager to participate and do well. I am so proud of Karlie for her ownership in her academic success!
• Mallory was very engaged in our comparing fractions activity the other day. Her partners and her decided to not only use the fraction strips they were given, but to create other ones they did not have. After making them for themselves, her and her partners made then for the entire class.
• Asher was very engaged in our comparing fractions activity the other day. He decided with his partners to not only use the fraction strips they were given, but to create other ones they did not have. After making them for themselves, they made them for the entire class.
• Jayden was very engaged in our comparing fractions activity the other day. He decided with his partners to not only use the fraction strips they were given, but to create other ones they did not have. After making them for themselves, they made them for the entire class.
• At the end of recess, Anthony lined up right away and was the perfect example of how to act in line. He held up a level zero sign to help remind friends of the expectations, and he kept it up the entire time the class was in line before lunch. Keep up the great work!
• Aksana was a respectful and engaged listener during writing presentations. Thanks for being such a kind and caring peer.
• Julian has worked hard this year to improve his math and literacy skills. I am so proud of the growth he has made and can't wait to see how he blossoms even further in first grade!
• On Friday, May 12, Kahlil noticed that something needed fixing. He brought it to my attention so I could fix it! You did an excellent job keeping all of us safe at Lakeview.
• Adriana has been extremely engaged in Lexia Core 5, both at home and at school. She recently completed Core 5 and is now moving on to Lexia Power Up. Great job!
• Caleb has put an exceptional level of effort into writing his argumentative essay. He consistently seeks out advice and feedback to ensure he is meeting expectations. Thank you for continuing to put 100% effort into your work, especially as we get closer to the end of the year.
• Samantha realized that a student next to her was struggling to spell a word. She realized it and said to her, "Do you want me to help you?" Thank you Samantha for looking out for our class and for being willing to stop what you are doing to help someone else!
• We were working on Lexia when Owen overheard a student ask for help with a word. He took it upon himself to run over to that person to help them with the word. Thanks for putting that student's needs ahead of your own, Owen. You are such a giving person! Thanks!
• Idrees was engaged in his Math work with his partners. He was focused on his learning and so were his partners.
• Ryan was engaged in his math work and completely focusing with his partners. Nice work!
• Maddie has shown a lot of growth on her PALS spelling assessments this year. Good job, Maddie! You should be proud of your work!
• During Lexia time, Emma informed me that she was going back into some activities she already completed to see if she could learn more and improve her skills. Wow! Way to take responsibility for your learning, Emma.
• When Urijah noticed a student in our class was upset, he offered a calm down strategy to help. When Urijah noticed this wasn't working, he offered another strategy. Thank you, Urijah, for showing empathy towards your friends and the willingness to help cheer them up.
• Justyce has been a great helper in the classroom all year long. She is always willing to help someone who needs it and does it with a great big smile on her face! Thank you for being such a great classmate Justyce!
• Didi has been so engaged during Math workshop the last few days. He's so focused on his assignments, and he is using strategies he has learned during the mini lessons. In addition, he was offering his support to a fellow mathematician who needed some help understanding the work. Way to go, Didi!
• Cameron has shown kindness and friendship to all of his peers throughout the year. I appreciate Cameron's willingness to help a friend whenever asked and his thoughtfulness when it comes to caring about others. Cameron will continue to be a great role model for his peers in first grade!
• With being new to Lakeview this year, Madden has made me feel so welcomed and part of the Lakeview family. Every day, Madden makes it a point to ask me how my day is. I really appreciate that!
• We have been learning to write a good opinion and James worked very hard on his writing over the past few days. He has completed the 3 opinion pieces that he started and included good examples from the books he wrote about! Good job James!
• Every morning, Michael calmly comes into the classroom and completes his morning routine. Once he's completed everything he needs to do in order to be ready for the day, he quietly reads and waits for the morning announcements to begin. Thank you, Michael for being such a great example for others and for helping to keep our start to the day calm.
• De'prettiest is an empathetic person and easily recognizes when someone else might be feeling down. She looks for opportunities to help make that person smile or laugh to help them feel better. Thank you for being such a kind person!
• Sophie is consistently respectful in Art class. Not only is she a great listener, she often helps clean up supplies off the floor, helping the class finish up on time. Thank you, Sophie!
• Adriana came to me concerned about someone that was not feeling well. She waited with her sister while I went to the office to get the nurse. She was quick in her actions and we were able to help quickly. Thank you Adriana!
• Julio, I really appreciate the way you encourage others to do the right thing. For example, when I am teaching and someone tries to talk to you, you tell them to pay attention to the speaker. That really helps. Thank you!
• Londyn noticed that another student was making a lot of noise with a food wrapper during a time when it needed to be quiet. She went to him and gently and respectfully told him to just dump the crackers out onto the table, so the wrapper wouldn't make all that noise. It was a very kind moment that made me so proud of her. She then took the wrapper and tossed it into the garbage. Londyn, you were so kind to your classmate...thanks!
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