5th Grade Newsletter

May 20, 2016

Emergency Food Pantry Update

Next Monday, from 9:00 - 11:00 we will be going to the Emergency Food Pantry in north Fargo to get a tour and help with a project. We are very excited about this community service opportunity! If you would like to send items on Monday morning to donate to the food pantry, that would be wonderful!

Current Needs at the Food Pantry:

Canned Fruit (#1 need at present)

Canned Tuna
Pasta (spaghetti and elbow macaroni)
Personal Hygiene Products: (the listed items are in very short supply)

  • Disposal Razors
  • Shaving Cream
  • Shampoo / Conditioner
  • Deodorant


We will be bowling on Wednesday, May 25, from 12:00 - 2:00. The 5th grade class will have the entire Stars & Strikes bowling alley to themselves! We will also be having pizza for lunch once we get there. Thanks to the PTO for sponsoring this trip!

Last Day of School

Schedule for the last day of school:

9:00 Awards in Gym - Parents are encouraged to attend (presidential awards, Harwood Husky award, perfect attendance, and reading awards will be given)

10:00 Classroom awards and activities

11:45 PTO sponsored grilling and sundae bar for staff and students

Afternoon: We will be doing various centers/field day activities throughout the school and playground

Lunch Changes

The following changes have been made to the lunch menu:

May 23: Sack Lunch Day- Cold Sandwich, Carroteenies, Apple slices instead of Hot Dog

May 26: Hamburgers and Hot Dogs for Staff and Students instead of Cold Sandwiches

Important Dates

May 23: Volunteering at Emergency Food Pantry 9:00 - 11:00

May 23: Spring Concert - Grades 3-5 at 7:15

May 25: Stars and Strikes bowling 12:00 - 2:00

May 26: Last day of school - awards (9:00 am); report cards go home