Mrs. Richardson's Class

January 8, 2016

Student of the Week Bryson Albus!!

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Monday - Wig Day
Tuesday - Color Day by Grade level
K- Purple
1st - Yellow
2nd - green
3rd -Red
4th - orange
5th - blue
pre-k - White
Neace - Gray

Wednesday - Western Day
Thursday - Holiday Day (Dress up for your favorite holiday)
Friday - Blue/White day

Events at JES this Year!

January 12 - Family Game Night

January 22 - $1.00 PTO Day - Ice Cream Sandwiches

February 15 - School in session - Presidents' Day

February 19 - $1.00 PTO Day - Popcorn

February 24 - JES Night - Read and Rock

March 4th - Quarter 3 ends

March 7th - Quarter 4 begins

March 18 - $1.00 PTO Day - Wear Sunglasses Day

March 21- April 3 - Spring Break (March 28-31, April 1 - snow make-up days)

April 6 - JES Science Night

April 8 - Hardy Lake Superhero Run

April 15 - $1.00 PTO Day - Popcorn

May 3 - Election Day

May 6 - Muffins with Moms

May 20 - $1.00 PTO Day - Flip Flop Day

May 24 - Last Student Day

STAR Math and Reading

You should have received your child's STAR Math and Reading reports today in their folder. Please look over these and let me know if you have any questions.

Vocabulary & Spelling Words - List #20

We will start Greek and Latin Roots this week in class. We will test on these words on Friday. Students need to know how to spell the words, the definition of each word, and know the meaning of the Greek & Latin Roots.

*Student will get a ELA grade for their spelling test, and Greek Root quiz.

*Student will get a Reading grade for the vocabulary quiz.

Vocabulary Words - List #20 on Quizlet

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Weekly Math Skills Review

Each week in class we will review previous skills that we have covered this year in math. On Fridays we will take a math quiz over the skills that we have worked on all week. Your child will have a graded paper to review with in their homework folder each Thursday.

Accelerated Reader

**Students must be at 22% of their AR goal by Friday, January 15th.

**We are changing things a little each week so that we don't get behind on our AR Goals this nine weeks.

Congratulations to those students at 11% of their goal:






4th Grade Girl's Basketball

Practice will be this Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-7:00.


Student Council Officers

Olivia Fugate - President

Mayson Cutter - Vice President

Sydney Mayer - Secretary


**If you do not have your driver's license, you CAN NOT enter our building. Please make sure you have this with you when you visit JES.

It is extremely important that anyone who plans to attend a school field trip or visit the classroom return the CPS History form ASAP. The new ID program, Raptor, requires this form to be on file and in the security system. If you have any questions, please contact the school office.

Box Tops!!

Competition ends at the end of the nine weeks!

We are collecting Box Tops this year! We are not sending home sheets to tape them on this year, instead we would like you to put 50 in a baggie and label them "Richardson." Thanks so much!!

Scholastic Book Orders

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One-Time Class Activation Code: MND74

Ordering online is fast and easy:

  • ENTER the one-time Class Activation Code
  • SHOP from a carefully curated selection of the best books and value packs
  • SUBMIT your order and earn FREE Books for our classroom
  • All book orders will be shipped to our classroom so we can celebrate the joy of reading together!

Remind Texts

Make sure you sign up for our class Remind messages! I don't use this app too much, but if something important comes up or if there is a change in our schedule, I will use this to inform you!

Text this number: (859)740-1173

With this message: @4thgradeje


If your child would like to bring a healthy snack to eat after first recess that is fine with me!! No cookies, brownies, candy, or chips please.


Click here to access our CLASS FACEBOOK PAGE! I will post pictures and information on here each week. There will be extra credit posted a few times a week so make sure you check it each night!


This is where all our information will be found! Ask your child to show you our Canvas page! Let me know if you have any questions about Canvas. You can also download the app on your phone and access information from there as well!