The Pirate Post

Mrs. Duer's Weekly Newsletter February 12, 2015

Weekly Update:

Happy Monday!

I hope everyone had a lovely long weekend and a wonderful Valentine's Day! This week we will continue readjusting to me being back. I know there were many questions on interim reports and I am going back and looking over the assignments they completed while I was out! If you have specific questions feel free to contact me!

Important Dates:

2/18 MAP Math
2/19 Movie Night

2/25 Book orders due

2/26 Terrific Kid

Upcoming Tests:

In this section you will find upcoming test dates.

2/18 Equivalent Fractions (Math)
2/18 Colony to State (Social Studies)
2/23 Figurative Language Test (ELA)
2/25 Habitats Test (Science)

Resources that can and should be used to study for tests are listed below. As always students have journals full of notes for your reference to help them study at home!

If you are having trouble helping your child prepare for assessments, please feel free to contact me!!


Students have access to our classroom Quizlet account on their iPads. If you would like to have an account at home please use the following link.

Social Studies: Colony to State

Scholastic Orders:

Our next order will be due February 25th. Flyers will be sent home in the next few weeks.

You can always order and pay online from any catalog!

Volunteers and Chaperones

I still need 3 more chaperones for our Columbia Field Trip on April 15. Please let me know if you are interested in joining us! You must be an approved volunteer to go!

If you wish to volunteer in the classroom or chaperone field trips this year please go to the website and sign up. Also, you are welcome to visit your child at lunch, but due to liability, coming to recess is not allowed.


All students and parents must complete the iPad orientation this year. You also need to fill out the paperwork and send in the signature pages with your payment upon completing orientation. Hard copies will be sent home today with those students still missing paperwork! Students will be using these iPads for learning in the classroom, so it is very important that this is completed.

iPads will begin coming home with students who have paid the 35 dollar insurance fee will begin bringing iPads home Wednesday September 9th (Orientation must be completed as well).

All students will have access to iPads within the classroom.

Please let me know if you have questions regarding iPads.