News from Our 5th Grade Dugout

Purefoy Elementary School - Week of Oct. 17-21 , 2016

What's Next?

Science-Transfer of Energy

Math-Rounding and Multiplying Decimals

Reading-Summarizing and Analyzing Poetry

Grammar Talks-Adjectives

Spelling-No new list this week, Latin Roots Test-Friday


Social Studies-American Revolution, Quotes Test-Thursday

Up on deck!

  • Tonight-Friday, Oct. 14...Family Health Night (5:00-7:00pm)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 19...5th Grade Pine Cove Parent Meeting (5:30pm)
  • Friday, Oct. 21...Reflections entries due
  • Friday, Oct. 21...GMP Assembly 3rd-5th Grades
  • Friday, Oct. 21...End of 1st 9 weeks
  • Monday-Friday, Oct. 24-28...Red Ribbon Week
  • Tuesday, Oct. 25...Picture Retakes
  • Thursday, Oct. 27...Report Cards Sent Home
  • Friday, Nov. 4...Concert in the Courtyard
  • Wednesday, Nov. 9/Thursday, Nov. 10...Fun Run
  • Wednesday,Dec. 7-Friday, Dec. 9...5th Grade Camp-Pine Cove

Some things to pitch along to you this week...

5th Grade Pine Cove Parent Meeting!

A Parent Informational Meeting is scheduled for this Wednesday, October 19th at 5:30 in Room 304/305 in Pod #3. All questions regarding camp will be addressed at this meeting! You can also put your name in the “chaperone lottery” then if you are interested in going with us!!

5th Graders will be attending Pine Cove on December 7th - December 9th.

Optional Camp T-Shirt

Long Sleeve T-Shirts can be ordered in student and adult sizes beginning Wednesday at the Pine Cove Parent meeting as well. Payments will only be through The purchase of a shirt is totally optional. Please see the photo for a pic of what the shirt will look like.

Family Book Club!

#PurefoyLibrary is so excited to host our first ever Family Book Club! Our book selection, Crenshaw is AMAZING!! You can download your application at or stop by the library! Questions? Please email Ms. Masterson in the library at

Parenting Session

There's an upcoming Parenting Session on October 28th titled: "Are Successful Kids Happy or are Happy Kids Successful?" with Vanessa Sanford

Please click here for more information:


See the pic to find out more information about downloading an entry form today. Student entries are due by Friday, October 21 if your child is interested in entering this contest!

In Case you forgot about these...

Parent/Teacher Conference

If you have not signed up for your parent/teacher conference, please do so as soon as possible! We're looking forward to discussing your child's progress with each of you soon!!

Editing Practice -

This website provides great resources for extra practice for editing/grammar. Click "Computer Center" - "5th Grade" - "ELAR" - "Editing/Punctuation Skills" - "Sentence Surgeons".

There are TONS of other resources for ELAR and every other subject. Please feel free to utilize this resource for all subject areas!

Yearbook Info!!

2016-2017 Purefoy Yearbooks are now on sale!!!!

Click on the picture for information on how to order a yearbook to commemorate your child's final year of elementary school!

Join PTA!

We would love to increase our PTA membership in order to have a voice for every child at Purefoy. You can join online at