Mrs. Whitlock's Weekly Updates

March 23-27

Important Dates

Monday, March 23: Homework Packet 11 due
Friday, March 27: Social Studies Chapter 5 test, Spelling Quiz
Monday, March 30: Homework Packet 12 due, Chapter 8 Science test
April 6-10: Spring Break!
April 22-28: ITBS Testing

Pictures from our Field Trip to the Alliance Theater!

FSA Book Drive

BOYS vs. GIRLS: Bring in gently used books from now until March 31st and put them in the bins in the front office. We are requesting booksfor adults and children such as; children's books, juvenile fiction, adult fiction, historical fiction, self-help, business books, cookbooks, etc. The winners will receive a frozen treat as their reward.

Anyone bringing in two or more books can participate in a literary character dress up day on Thursday March 26th. Please make sure that your book character costume is approved by your Language Arts teacher.

Books will be used to stock our library shelves or used to trade in for more books through our partner Read-It-Again.

Spirit Night - Join us at Read-It-Again on Friday March 27th 4-8pm.

Shop a huge selection of new and used books and unique gifts. Proceeds will be used by FSAPS to purchase additionalbooks for the school!

Help the Circuit Breakers on their Journey to Nationals

FSA's robotics team, the Circuit Breakers, is going to Nationals to compete and is doing a dress down day fundraiser! Students can bring in $2 to receive a dress down day on March 27. For an additional $2, they can wear a hat to school.

Square 1 Art Fundraiser

You have received a flyer from Mrs. Millar a few weeks ago concerning the Square 1 Art fundraiser. It's a neat opportunity to celebrate your child's artistic achievement while supporting our school. You're able to order keepsakes containing your child's artwork, including mugs, totes, and more! The fundraiser will be raising money for new supplies for our new school next year. Check out for gift ideas and contact Mrs. Millar at for more information!

A Peek at this Week...

Reading/Language Arts: We will be reviewing ow/ou sounds and the le ending, learning to draw conclusions in reading, writing an opinion piece, and discussing syllables in words.

Spelling Words: mouth, house, found, our, out, cloud, ouch, shout, round, count, door, loved, wood, should

Social Studies: We will be wrapping up our chapter on history by discussing technology then and now, and will have our Chapter 5 test on Friday.

Science: We will be investigate light and sound energy, and will have a chapter test on Monday of next week.