Hitchcock Highlights

December 4, 2015

Important Dates to Remember

Dec. 5th- Holiday Mart 9-12

Dec. 11th- Spelling Bee at 2:00

Dec. 17th- Holiday Party

Dec. 18th- Last day of the semester

Coming Up this Week

Math- Algebra. We have been busy learning about expressions, the order of operations and how to determine a rule for adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing, using a table. We will take a topic 8 test next week. We will also be taking the Mid-Year District Math Assessment on Thursday and Friday of next week.

Reading- We will be taking the Mid Year Reading District Assessment on Monday and Tuesday of next week. This week we focused on Main Idea. We read a story about Mummies and focused out efforts on finding the main idea of the text, what the passage was MAINLY about.


We completed the Writing Assessment over the Human Body.


Lesson #14 test on Dec. 10th


Book talk (Realistic Fiction) is due Dec. 17th. Please check with your child to see that they have a book talk form to fill out.


It’s that time again when students try to “bee” the smartest speller at The BOB! Our school wide Spelling Bee will be December 11th at 2:00. Each class will have two representatives, and one alternate in case one of the spellers is absent on December 11th. Our reps are: Aiden Epperson and Mallory Brooks, with Achaia Day serving as our alternate! Congrats!

Specials Schedule

Monday-Counselor, PE, Band

Tuesday-Music, PE, Strings

Wednesday-Computer, Music, Band

Thursday-Library, Strings

Friday- Art, Band

Parent Vue---Updated Grades

If you want to keep up with your child's progress, just click here for more information: http://www.olatheschools.com/students-families/parentvue.

I have updated all grades today. So your child's grades can be viewed. Two weeks to bring up grades. All correct and returns are due Tuesday, Dec. 15th.

5th grade t-shirts---should be arriving early next week!

A huge thank you to Courtney Saale for creating, organizing and making the final purchases of the 5th grade t-shirts. The shirts are in and will be delivered early next week, if not by the end of the day today! We will wear these t-shirts on field trips, field days, etc.