The Weekly Scoop

February 8, 2016

School News

Tomorrow, we will travel to Monticello. The students should arrive by 8:50, but no earlier than 8:40. My class will meet in the back of the auditorium. It is going to be cold and we will be outside. It is even colder in Charlottesville on the mountain. Please make sure your child wears layers, has a coat, socks, a hat, and gloves. Students need a lunch and money for the gift shop is optional.

Wednesday is an early release day. Students will be dismissed 2 hours early. Carpool, parent pick-up and vans will be dismissed at 1:35. Bus riders and BAS will be dismissed at 1:45.

Family Reading Night is tomorrow night, February 9th.

The SCA is holding a Pennies for Patients Drive to help children with blood diseases.

The STEM Fair is on March 3rd from 6-8PM. Packets are available in the office if your child wishes to participate.

Now is the time to order your yearbook. The cost is $25.

Subject by Subject

This week in language arts, our reports are complete! We will finish up Unit 4 in Benchmark Literacy. We will work on capitalization and dictionary skills in class. We have been working on spelling words in class.

In math we will finish up Topic 10 and will have a test on Friday. Then we will work on adding and subtracting fractions with like and unlike denominators.

In social studies we will work on VS6. The test will be on Thursday. The study guide is not long.

In science we are starting SOL 4.2 Force, Energy, and Motion.

We will have our Valentine's Party on Friday from 1:30-2:30.

The following students have 16 AR points: Jackson, Travis, Davis, Graham, Ruby, Kimoni, Sarah, and Milind. Congratulations!