Ms. Rooney's Class News
January 12-16, 2015
What is it?
Mr. Hollinger's largest 'pet"
What is it?
Venomous or poisonous?
What big claws you have!
Do bigger claws mean they'll sting you more frequently or not? Why the bigger claws?
Friday Science Skype with Science teacher Mr. Hollinger
Mr. Hollinger suggested students watch the video below, by scientist David Attenborough, to learn more about another "pet" of his.
Busy, Busy, Busy
Horizon School Shirts -- Friday order forms were sent home to order an official "Super Hero in Training" Horizon t-shirt. Orders need to be returned by 1/22. Please make checks out to Horizon Elementary school.
Read to Succeed --- 360 minutes to be logged by beginning of February. Students can turn in their log sheets as soon as they are completed. Students who read and submit their logs can earn a free ticket to Six Flags Great America. Questions? Contact Ms. Rooney.
Box Tops -- Students that turn in Box Tops now through February 26th will get 1 ticket for every 5 Box Tops turned in. The tickets will be handed out at the carnival. Contact Lisa with questions at email@example.com
Math MAPs Testing will be on January 20th
Here are a few sites where students can practice and prepare for their next round of testing.
Treasures of Waukesha County Essay and Image Contest
Students have information coming home Friday about this optional essay contest. Details about the contest is on the first page, page two is the entry form and release form. Any questions, you can contact Ms. Rooney or Kristen Hoeker, the Director of Education at the Waukesha County Museum -- 262-521-2859 ext. 224 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
No School on Monday, January 19th
Tuesday, 1/20 Math MAPs testing
Wednesday, 2/21 Math Unit 3 Division test
Thursday, 1/22, Horizon t-shirt orders due
Thursday, 1/22, Spelling Unit 11 test. (Hornet's packets due)
Rocky Mtn Region states map test Friday, January 23rd (test also includes Pacific and SW states --see website for more details).
Progress Reports go home on Friday, January 23rd.