5th Grade Update

Week of May 14-18th

This weeks learning at a glance

Reading- We are reading about Historical American Events! We are diving into the details of each event and then sharing with our community and families!


Join us on Thursday or Friday, May 17th and 18th for our Historical American Event Expo! Your child will be sharing during their ELA class periods.


Thomas Homeroom: 9:20-10:30

Smith Homeroom: 9:20-10:40

Gavin Homeroom: 10:50-12:00

Carlson Homeroom: 1:40-2:40

Bunch Homeroom: 1:40-2:40


Social Studies- We are investigating the causes and effects of major historical events.


Math- We are delving into how to manage our money! Financial literacy is our focus this week! Ask us about our Million Dollar Projects!


Science- BOOT CAMP end this week. Your child should have 3 vocabulary pages to help study from (please find an opportunity to quiz them!), they have a couple of games they played to review major concepts, and conducted review experiments and hands on activities.

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BABY pictures please!

Please send in or email at least one picture of your child as a baby or toddler. During the graduation ceremony we will play a stream of their pictures and guess who each picture is!

Historical Event Expo

Friday, May 18th, 9am

5th Grade Classrooms

Come see your child's hard work for the last 3 weeks on a Historical American Event! Your presence in the audience makes a big impact on your child.


Thomas Homeroom: 9:20-10:30

Smith Homeroom: 9:20-10:40

Gavin Homeroom: 10:50-12:00

Carlson Homeroom: 1:40-2:40

Bunch Homeroom: 1:40-2:40


Hope to see you there!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

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Field trip to Pike Middle School

The field trip to Pike was a great success! Your children were so encouraged to see the band room, orchestra room, and choir performances, as well as walk the campus.


**Reminder** If your child is interested in joining BAND or ORCHESTRA make sure to email the band or orchestra director to get fitted. Below are the links to see what instruments are available and the contact information for each director.

Upcoming Calendar Dates

Upcoming Calendar Dates




May 13th- Field Day (see times on the website or newsletter) JAGUAR GAMES 5:30 – 7:00 pm.

May 14 – 16- CLOSED CAMPUS for STAAR Testing


May 23rd- Field Trip to the OLC


Thursday, May 31st- Early Release @ 11:40 am.

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL; June 1st- Early Release @ 11:40 am


August 23rd- Meet the Teacher 5:00 - 6:30 pm


First Day of School- Monday, August 27th

Registration for 2018-19 is OPEN


Help us gauge student enrollment and teacher staffing by registering your child for the 2018-19 school year.

http://www.nisdtx.org/about/registration_information

If your family will be relocating over the summer, please call the front office at 817-215-0800 so that we can get your child’s records transferred to the new school.