Miss Fitzgerald's 5th Grade

October 2016

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Important Announcments and Info

  • Parent Teacher Conferences - Tuesday, October 18th/Wednesday, October 19th - See the schedule below to check your time!
  • No School - Thursday/Friday October 20th-21st
  • Terra Nova Testing - Monday, October 24th-Thursday, October 27th (look for a note in this week's Friday Folder)
  • AR 1st Quarter Party - Friday, October 28th (Your student will be notified next week if they are attending)
  • Halloween Parade - Monday, October 31st - 1pm
  • Halloween Class Party - Monday, October 31st - 1:30pm
  • Red Ribbon Week - October 31st - November 4th
  • 1st Quarter DWP Assembly - Friday, November 4th
  • Red Ribbon Parade - Friday, November 4th - 1:15pm
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Halloween Parade/Party

Monday, Oct. 31st, 1pm

11620 North 156th Street

Bennington, NE

Parade will start at 1pm. Classroom parties to follow.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Explorer Projects!

Important Due Dates

The following things are due each week on these days:


  • Thursday: Lit Circle Assignment (Reading)
  • Friday: Reading Centers, Handwriting


There will also be a spelling assignment due every other Friday. This will be marked on our class calendar.

Get to know our cycle days!

Day 1: PE/Music

Day 2: Art

Day 3: PE/Music

Day 4: Spanish/Counseling

Day 5: Library

Class Wish List

Parents often ask if there is anything that we need in our room. Below is our "wish list" for our classroom. Donations are always optional, but much appreciated!


  • Expo spray cleaner
  • Electric Pencil Sharpener
  • Sticky Notes
  • Bordered printer paper
  • Pop-Up Post-It Notes
  • Guinea pig bedding
  • Timothy Hay for Guinea Pig