The Vise Press

January 8, 2016

Tech Night

You are invited to a Tech Night on Thursday, January 21st following the PTA meeting that begins at 6:30 p.m. Each classroom will be discussing ways in which students use technology to enrich their learning and dig deeper into the content.

Star Student

Next week's Star Student will be: Taylan Reavis

Monday: Send in 10-12 pictures for the students to share with the class.
Friday: Students will read a book aloud to the class and they may bring an item for Show and Tell.

Upcoming Events

January 15th - Spirit Day

January 18th - NO SCHOOL

January 21st - Tech Night following the PTA meetings

January 22nd - Spirit Day

January 26th - Spirit Night at Spring Creek in Grapevine

January 29th - Spirit Day

What Will We Learn Next Week???

Math :
  • Students will be able to explain that saving is an alternative to spending.
  • Students will be able to calculate how money saved can accumulate into a larger amount over time.
  • Students will be able to distinguish between a withdrawal and a deposit.
  • Students will be able to identify examples of borrowing and distinguish between responsible and irresponsible borrowing.
  • Students will be able to differentiate between producers and consumers and calculate the cost to produce a simple item.

Language Arts (including Social Studies):

  • Students will be able to spell words with the /k/ sound.
  • Students will be able to write an expository paper with an introduction, supporting details, and a conclusion.
  • Students will be able to understand the importance of rereading a text to check for understanding and fluency.
  • Students will be able to learn about economics. (goods and services, free enterprise system, producers and consumers)


  • Students will be able to observe and describe rocks by size, color, and texture.