Mrs. Whitlock's Weekly Updates
Monday, February 1: January Motivation Challenge DUE, Unit 3 Reading Street Benchmark Test
Thursday, February 4: Social Studies Test
Friday, February 5: Homework Packet due, Spelling and Weekly Quiz, Re-enrollment forms are DUE
Friday, February 12: Elementary Valentine's Dance, Class Valentine's party
Monday, February 15: Presidents' Day (NO SCHOOL!)
Thursday, February 25: Field Trip to the Alliance Theater
*Dads, go ahead and mark your calendars for Donuts with Dad on Friday, April 1st 8:00-8:30 AM!
*Moms, mark your calendars for Muffins with Mom on Friday, May 6th 8:00-8:30 AM!
Don't forget about Read to Succeed!
1st Grade Valentine's Celebration
Remember, if your child ever reads an AR book and is familiar with the text, they can take an AR test in class. If students take 3 or more tests in a month and receive an 85% or above, they can receive a dress down day!
A Peek at Next Week...
Spelling Words: way, tail, play, day, may, rain, gray, mail, afraid, train, about, enjoy, give, surprise, worry, would
Science: We will be starting our chapter on movement. We will explore how objects move and start to discuss force.
Social Studies: We will be reviewing our chapter on maps and location and will have our chapter test on Thursday.
Character Education: Our Motivation challenge is due on Monday! Next week we will begin to talk about our February character word, citizenship. We will also continue our Second Step unit on empathy.
FSAPS Maker Faire
We are excited to announce that we will be holding a Maker Faire at FSAPS this semester! A Maker Faire is the best Show (and Tell) on Earth! It is a festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness.
All students are invited to create a project to display at our school Maker Faire to be held on our campus. The two documents below contain all the details for participation. We would like for students to submit project proposals to their Science teacher by Friday, February 5th. These proposals can change! However, in order to participate you must have one turned in by Friday, February 5th.
Students who participate will.......
- Earn 10 points extra credit added to a test in their Science class ( No placement is required to earn 10 points)
- Have a chance to win an EXCITING award and a cash prize! [Kindergarten-2nd Grade Prizes include: LEGO sets, craft sets, and Snap Circuits!]
Valentine's Day Fundraiser
Send your Valentine a sweet message! Student Council and Mrs. Carmona’s CMP/CE class are teaming up to sell valentines for the students to give to their friends or valentine.
What: A wrapped Cutie (mandarin orange) with a small candy and a valentine card.
Who: Anyone can purchase them for their friends or valentine.
When: Sales begin January 27th. The last day to purchase is February 9th. Valentines will be distributed on February 12th.
Where: Sales will take place in the cafeteria. Valentines will be distributed to student’s 1st period class.
Cost: $2.00 All proceeds will go to “Together We Learn – Juntos Aprendemos Community"-
Mission: Latino Network provides transformative opportunities, services, and advocacy for the education, leadership and civic engagement of our youth, families and communities
PVO Looking for Volunteers for Valentine's Dance
The dance will be on February 12th
Elementary School- 1:30-2:30 pm
Middle School- 2:30-3:30 pm
Please sign up using the following link :https://www.volunteerspot.com/login/entry/918119612067