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Classroom News from 302

Important Dates

Service Learning Project: Wednesday April 13th

Smarter Balanced Testing:

  • ELA April 18-22
  • Math April 25-28
Early Dismissal 1:00 pm Thursday April 28th

No School Friday April 29th

April 13th—Service Learning Project

As third graders, students complete a service learning project with an organization called Lunch is Served. We will be making and packaging sack lunches that are distributed to individuals who take day-labor jobs. These are people who know the value of hard work and are trying to break the cycle of poverty. If not for Lunch is Served! these people may often times go without a meal.

We will be transported by parent volunteers for this trip. We will leave Rosa Parks at 12:10 and return by 2:30. Please be sure you've sent back your child's permission slip!

This Week:

Math: Fractions

Writing: Studying Fairy Tale strucure and elements

Reading: Distinguishing the Author and Narrator and their points of view

Social Studies: Economics

Up Next:

Math: Smarter Balanced Testing

Writing: A taste of poetry

Reading: Smarter Balanced Testing

Social Studies: Economics

Smarter Balanced Testing

Dear Parents:


The week of April 18th, your child will begin taking our state’s standardized test. By working together, we can make your child’s test experience positive and successful.


Here are some suggestions that you can do to help your child succeed:


  • Make sure your child gets a good night’s rest.
  • Have your child eat a healthy breakfast at home or in the cafeteria at school.
  • Make sure your child arrives at school on time.
  • Gently encourage your child to do their best.



If you would like to, take a moment to write an encouraging note to your student. Send this note in a sealed envelope before the test, and I will give it to your child the first morning of testing. We found that students found this to be most encouraging last year before their testing and some even kept it as a good reminder for the rest of the school year!

**All snacks must be PEANUT **FREE and healthy, please!

April 11-April 15 Mikayla

April 18-April 22 Ella D.

April 25- April 28 Austin

May 2-May 6 Carter

May 9-May 13 Prentice