Crew's News- Mrs. Copeland's Class

March 20, 2015

Book Fair - March 23 - 27

Our Schedule:

Monday 7:00 - 8:30 am; 1:30 - 3:30 pm; 4:00 - 6:30 pm

Tuesday 7:00 - 8:30 am; 1:30 - 3:00 pm

Wednesday 7:00 - 8:30 am; 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Thursday 7:00 - 8:30 am; 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Friday 7:00 - 8:00 am

Sign up to volunteer

Book Fair Flyer

There is also an online book fair

Attention Parents:

Please remember the door at the end of the K-1 hallway is not to be used as an entrance. If you exit through that door, please make sure it closes securely and does not remain open to allow access to unregistered visitors.

Attention Challenger Parents:

Challenger draft change! Please see the attached flyers.

Challenger Draft Change

Amendment to Challenger Draft Change

What are we up to?

Reading: Learning what words get capital letters and reviewing/reteaching material during the 3rd 9 weeks.

Writing: Writing opinion pieces with a topic sentence, body (3 supporting reasons), and conclusion

reviewing/reteaching material during the 3rd 9 weeks


Science: Weather Unit
We will learn how to tell the temperature with a thermometer, graph weather, describe different types of weather, and learn severe weather safety precautions.
*Don't forget to fill out your weather journal each night!

Important Dates:


  • March 23 - March 27 - Scholastic Book Fair (see info. below)
  • March 25 - End of 3rd 9 Weeks grading period
  • March 27 - Zoo Permission Forms Due
  • March 30 - April 3 - Spring Break


  • March 30 - April 3 - Spring Break
  • Monday, April 6 - Snow Make-up Day
  • April 10 will be the last day for the 21st Century program.
  • April 10 - Mother/Son Kickball (see event below)
  • April 15 - Walk to School Day & Report Cards go home
  • April 22 - Late Start & FUN RUN (K/1: 10:30, 2/3: 11:30, 4/5: 12:30)
  • April 25 - Relay For Life t-shit money due (not required)


  • May 1 - Zoo Field Trip Money Due ($16)
  • May 5 - Bond Referendum Vote
  • May 16 - IHES Relay for Life Walk (see event below)
  • May 21 - Evening of the Arts (5:30-7:30pm) - See event details below

Bad Weather make up days are printed on the 2014-2015 District Calendar

The days set for make up are: Jan. 16, April 6, May 25

Don't forget to save those BOX TOPS Box Top Flyer

Don't forget to place your Scholastic Book Order!

Shop Online:

One-Time Class Activation Code: L6J42

Ordering online is fast and easy:

  • ENTER the one-time Class Activation Code (top of this letter)
  • SHOP from a carefully curated selection of the best books, value packs, and Storia eBooks
  • SUBMIT your order and earn FREE Books for our classroom
  • All book orders will be shipped to our classroom so we can celebrate the joy of reading together!

Happy Reading :)


FUN RUN: Wednesday, April 22

(K/1: 10:30, 2/3: 11:30, 4/5: 12:30)

Collection Envelopes will come home with students on Friday, March 20 after the Pep Rally.

First Collection Day is Thursday, March 26.

PARENTS: We are looking for SPONSORS for the Fun Run.

Sponsorship information can be found at: (link)

In addition, if you have any items to donate as "extra" prizes for our weekly drawings (like sports tickets, zoo tickets, gift cards, iPads, etc), please send them in to your teachers and indicate "FUN RUN PRIZE Donation". Your child will be credited the value of your donation.

Thank You!

IHES PTA Fun Run Committee

2015 Sponsor Letter

2015 Sponsor Levels

Committee Roles and Descriptions

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Plastic bottle caps for Art

Please collect and send in plastic bottle caps to Mrs. Thomas for use in art. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Make Art!

There is still time to place your Yearbook Orders!

Yearbooks can be ordered online at

ID code: 11108515

Rock Hill Schools Master Plan 2016 - 2020

Media Center Corner

In fourth grade this week, we are continuing our discussion on copyright. In second grade we are reviewing what we have already learned about using our netsmartz. In first grade, we are discussing how to find a "just right" book. In the computer lab, I am working with fifth grade students this week on a coding unit through

Tip sheets and information about digital citizenship can be found at

More information about netiquette and how kids can be safe online can be found at

The 2015 South Carolina Book Award Winners have been announced. The students of South Carolina have chosen:

  • Picture Book Award: That is Not a Good Idea! by Mo Willems
  • Children's Book Award: Buddy by M. H Herlong
  • Junior Book Award: The Raft by S. A. Bodeen
  • Young Adult Book Award: Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter

Upcoming Events:

Mother/Son Kickball

Friday, April 10th, 3:30-4:30pm

2068 Yukon Drive

Rock Hill, SC

2015 Celebration of the 25th Earth Day Birthday

Saturday, April 25th, 10am-3pm

4621 Mount Gallant Road

Rock Hill, SC

Walk For Wishes

Saturday, April 25th, 9am

1466 North Cherry Road

Rock Hill, SC

Benefit for Make-A-Wish South Carolina

Event Flyer

To sign up as an individual or team follow this link:

Spring 2015 Girls on the Run Tri County 5K

Saturday, May 9th, 8:30am

East Main Street

Rock Hill, SC

Saturday, May 9th 2015 at 8:30am

Downtown Rock Hill

Color Me Fit PE 5k

Saturday, May 16th, 9am

801 Neely Road

Rock Hill, SC

Teachers, parents and students please mark your calendar. We need a few volunteers to run our station with the color wands. Hope to see you there! Let's join in the fun to help keep our kids be active. All ages are invited to sign up to run!

Event Flyer

Relay For Life of York County East

Saturday, May 16th, 11am

2382 State Route 710

Rock Hill, SC

Evening of the Arts!

Thursday, May 21st, 5:30-7:30pm

2068 Yukon Drive

Rock Hill, SC

Call to all parents and friends of India Hook Elementary:

If you or someone you know has any art, design, craft work, etc. (the possibilities are endless!) we would love to have it displayed at our Evening of the Arts! This is a special part of our event as we show students that many types of art are created right here in our community. If you or someone you know is interested or would like more information please contact Mrs. Thomas at


As always, feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns! Have a great weekend!

-Mrs. Copeland