5th Grade Newsletter

May 16, 2016

Norwood Happenings

Talent Show

The talent show will be on May 24th at 1:30 pm.

School Holiday

There will be no school on Monday, May 30th due to Memorial Day!

Last Day of School

June 1st is the last day of school. This will be a half day and students will need to picked up at 11:45 am.

5th Grade Happenings

Field Days

May 20th - 4th and 5th grade field day at BHS Stadium

May 31st - K-3 Field Day (5th graders help)

Please remember that we will continue to monitor student behavior to determine if they are eligible for field day. Students must continue to display appropriate, responsible and respectful behavior in order to participate in this fun event.

Awards Ceremony

The awards ceremony for 5th grade will be on Friday, May 27th at 8:55am. Please join us in celebrating your student's accomplishments!

Math Madness

Over these last few weeks of school, students will be preparing for 6th grade by learning some advanced math, as well as reviewing the material we have learned this year.

In the Science Lab

In science the students will be doing some animal research.

Blast from the Past

We will be working on the '60s and '70s in Social studies, and learning about the rules and procedures of debate. Students will form teams this week, and have a mock debate next week.

Homework Help

  • Read, Read, Read
  • Practice Multiplication Facts
  • Math notes and vocabulary words are posted on Miss Finley's website
  • Apply concepts to everyday activities
  • Spelling words and Reading Comprehension Thinking Stems are located on Ms. Cooper's website
  • Khan Academy videos and practice
  • Clay Piggy
  • Moby Max


If you have any questions please contact us!

Tracy Pruett (Science) – tpruett@bisdmail.net

Rebecca Finley (Math) – rlfinley@bisdmail.net

Kathy Cooper (ELA and SS) – kcooper@bisdmail.net