Third Grade Thoughts

Weekly News from Glenhope 3rd Grade! (Volume 16-17, Issue 9)

PTA Fall Festival

Our PTA has been working hard for weeks to prepare for an amazing Fall Festival, which is tomorrow from 2:00-6:00. This event raises so much money for our PTA, which goes right back into Glenhope. We hope you can make it out tomorrow!

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week kicks off on Monday. Here are the themes:

Monday, October 24th

Our Future is Bright (without drugs): wear neon and sunglasses

Tuesday, October 25th

Sock it to Drugs (wear crazy socks)

Wednesday, October 26th

Don't Get Mixed Up With Drugs (wear mis-matched clothes)

Thursday, October 27th

Lights Out On Drugs (wear PJ's)

Friday, October 28th

Team Up Against Drugs (wear favorite team jersey or shirt)

Yearbook Online Ordering

Glenhope yearbooks will be sold online until the end of January. If you order your yearbook online, you have the option to have your child's name embossed on the yearbook for an additional $5! To order your yearbook online, please go to:

We will also do a standard (non-digital) yearbook order (as we've done in the past) where you can send in checks/cash. That will be later this fall.

Save the Date

Saturday, October 22nd

-Fall Festival

Monday, October 24th - Friday, October 28th

-Red Ribbon Week

Friday, October 28th

-Lunch with the Principal

Tuesday, November 1st

-College Colors Day (wear a college tee)

You Say It's Your Birthday...

Nayva K. - 22nd

How are we growing our brains next week?



-data analysis (graphing: bar graphs, dot plots, and pictographs)


**nightly Math HW - practice fun facts

**weekly Math HW (given out Monday, due on Friday)


-context clues

-point of view

**nightly Reading HW - read for at least 20 min.



-vowel digraphs

-synonyms & antonyms



-sun & the water cycle

Social Studies:

-impact of geography

2nd 9 Weeks IN A SNAP

Here are the spelling words students are expected to master this second 9 weeks:














Author Visit

We have several visiting authors coming to GHE in November! Polly Holyoke will be presenting to our 3rd - 5th graders. Pre-order forms for their books came home last week and will be due back next week. Books that were pre-ordered will be autographed by our visiting authors.

Growth Mindset & the Brain

The video below shows how growth mindset ignites the brain. Enjoy!
Growth Mindset Video


We recently received our state distinction designations based on our performance of last year's STAAR results. Out of the total 6 designations we could have received, Glenhope received ALL 6!!

We were the only elementary school in the district to do so! The link below shares further information about our distinctions:

Stay in the Loop!

Make sure you connect to the 3rd grade Remind account to receive the most up-to-date news!

For Remind:

text @glenhope3 to 81010

Each teacher has their own classroom Facebook. Make sure you check there for notifications as well as pictures and videos!

Mrs. C. Lee's Classroom Facebook & Email

Miss Hayes' Classroom Facebook, Twitter, & Email


Mrs. J. Lee's Classroom Facebook & Email