Room 2 News

Welcome to 5th Grade

Welcome to 5th Grade!

My name is Debbie McGivern. I'm excited to be your child's teacher. I just know this school year will be the best ever!

Specialist Schedule

Monday - Music, Band, Orchestra

Tuesday - PE

Wednesday - Music, Band, Orchestra

Thursday - Library

Friday - PE

Snack - Your child is welcome to bring a small, healthy snack.

Planner - Your child will be receiving a planner and "Time For Kids" magazine. Please send $10 cash or check to cover the cost. Make checks payable to the Edmonds School District.

Homework - Next week your child will be bringing home their homework folder. In this folder, you will find:

Weekly Reading Log

Spelling List

Daily Homework Assignments

Your child will have approximately 50 minutes of homework per night. Students are asked to read for 30 minutes every night, record their minutes on the reading log and answer a comprehension question. Spelling words are assigned on Monday with a test on Friday. The homework packet is due on Friday. Students will also have Math homework every night.

I look forward to a rewarding and challenging year as well as the opportunity to get to know you and your child. Please contact me with any questions or concerns. My email address is

Important Dates

September 25 - 1/2 Day Teacher Professional Day

October 8 - Curriculum Night