Island News 9/30-10/04

3rd Grade River Place Elementary

Important Information

  • · Individual school pictures will be taken this Friday, October 4th. Please have your child dress accordingly for those momentous memory snapshots!

    · Don’t let these hot afternoons fool you! It’s official fall, and RPE PTA is busy making preparations for our “Fall Fest” on Friday, October 11th, starting at 5:30 PM. The Fall Fest is held in lieu of Monster Mash and the Spring Carnival, and is one of our major fund-raising events. If you would like to sponsor an activity or donate, please go to the PTA website for details.

    · Please insure your child’s safe journey home in the afternoon by notifying the school and your teacher regarding transportation changes.






Important Dates

  • Fri., October 4th – Individual school pictures
  • Fri., October 11th – Fall Fest, 5:30-8:30 AM

· Parent Conferences will be scheduled for Monday, October 14th in the afternoon beginning at 1:00 PM. Further details for scheduling an appointment will be sent shortly. Please remember that these meetings are optional and may be deferred until later in the year.

· Spelling homework has been a bit confusing to locate and download. To clarify, the entire year’s work of assignments has been downloaded to the 3rd grade website. Please print Task 5 this week.

Your child may exchange their library books any day before the morning bell rings.




Week At A Glance

This week we will be studying the following concepts:


Reading/Writing: Inferencing, personal narrative, proper nouns

Spelling: Unit 5, words with vowel sound /er/ and /or/

Science/Social Studies: Simple Machines/Continue Freedom Studies

Math: Patterns; addition & subtraction

Pace Math: Compare and Order Decimals

Spelling-Unit 5/WOW: Plummet - to fall