Trail Blazer News

October 17th-21st

Boosterthon FunRun!

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LEAF residency and performance is rapidly approaching!

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Please send $5.00 ASAP to support the LEAF residency.

We would appreciate your support even if you are unable to attend the performance. I have only had ONE student turn in money for LEAF. Please send $5.00 as soon as possible.


Thank you!

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Storybook Character Project!

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Your child is participating in a storybook character project. The project is due on Monday, October 31st, but please return the project form from your child's homework folder by Monday, October 17th to confirm the book title and project choice. Your child needs to choose a good-fit book and then complete the character card and a project form the choice board. It can be a book from home or a book from school, as long as it is a good-fit choice.

What We are Learning About

Reading: We are focusing on text features of nonfiction texts. We will also learn about using the RAPS (restate, answer, prove it, sum it up) strategy.


Writing: Students are currently writing Personal Narratives using the writing process: brainstorming, drafting, editing, revising, conferring, and publishing.


Fundations: We are currently focusing on spelling and marking closed syllable words with glued sounds.


Math: We will continue focus on addition and subtraction fluency within 20 and counting coins.


Science: We are focusing on types of weather and weather patterns.


Social Studies: We are focusing on interpreting and creating maps.

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Important Dates

10/18/16 Tue AIG Information Meeting

Parents and Community Stakeholders interested in learning more about the Asheville City Schools’ 2016-2019 Academically

8:30am - 9:15am and 12:00pm - 12:45pm


10/21/16 Fri Early Release Day



10/21/16 Fri Staff Appreciation Lunch provided by PTO



10/25/16 Tue National Mix it Up at Lunch Day

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