5th Grade Newsletter

April 12, 2018


As the end of the year is rapidly approaching, here are some dates that you won't want to miss!

May 18 - 5th Grade Field Day 9:30-1@Lebanon Trail

May 30 - 5th Grade Award's Assembly 8:00 in the Cafe

May 31 - 5th grade party at Strikz


Math - Vacation Budgeting Project

Science - Metamorphosis and Concept Review

Reading/Writing - Research Project

Social Studies - World War II

Grammar - Parts of Speech Review

The Book Fair is Coming!

Smith Elementary Spring Book Fair starts MONDAY!! Come to the Library and check out all of the great books we have for sale!

Dates: Monday-Friday, April 16-20

Times: 7:30AM-3:30 PM; Friday 7:30 AM-NOON

Family Shopping Night: Thursday 5:30PM-7:30PM

5th Grade Play - Wizard of Oz

All Smith families are invited so watch the 5th Grade Drama Club presentation of The Wizard of Oz! Come see a twister start Dorothy and Toto on an adventure to the Emerald City. You’ll meet quirky munchkins, grumpy trees, Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Lion! Will the Wicked Witch and her flying monkeys catch Dorothy and her new friends? Come find out on Thursday, May 3rd at 6:30pm in the Smith Café.

Spring is here! - Dress Code Reminders

As the weather gets warmer and we pull out all the spring clothes, please take a few minutes to remind your child about the dress code expectations!


  • Sleeveless tops with a minimum width of two-inch wide straps are acceptable. The shirt straps must be wide enough to cover undergarments.
  • See-through, bare midriff, halter type, shoulder-baring, spaghetti strap blouses or any revealing or low-cut clothing is not permitted.
  • Shirt hems should extend well below the waist of pants/shorts/skirts in a sitting or standing position.
  • Dresses, skirts and shorts must extend to or below the students’ fingertips when their arms are held to their sides.
  • Tights, leggings, jeggings, and other form-fitting pants must be worn with shirts, skirts, or shorts that extend to fingertip length.


  • Shirts with sleeves must be worn at all times.
  • Shorts that extend to or below the students’ fingertips when their arms are held to their sides are acceptable

Please make sure your child is following the district guidelines from the Student Handbook!


Important Dates

April 16-20: Spring Book Fair

April 19: Reflections Night/PTA Meeting/Book Fair

April 23- No School-Staff Development

April 23-May 4th-Canned Food Drive

April 26: Open House

May 3: 5th Grade Drama Club Production of Wizard of Oz

Progress Reports Go home

May 7-11: Teacher Appreciation Week

May 16: Science STAAR testing on campus. Please no visitors to campus.

May 25th-No School

May 28-No School

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