4th Grade Happenings: Week 30
Reagan Elementary - Leander Independent School District
Week of April 20 - 24, 2015
WELCOME TO THE 4TH GRADE!
Karen & Stephanie
STAAR Testing :: Tuesday & Wednesday, April 21st & 22nd
QUICKLIST REMINDER OF WHAT TO BRING ON STAAR TESTING DAYS:
water bottle (labeled if generic)
chapter books (unless they have some at school)
glasses (if applicable)
WHAT TO LEAVE AT HOME:
ALL unnecessary electronics
OUR CURRENT WEEK
- blue specials day (LaCombe homeroom library - DON'T FORGET YOUR BOOKS!)
- reading passage due
- math homework due
- purple specials day
- Math STAAR
- red specials day
- Reading STAAR
- orange specials day
- yellow specials day
- field trip permission slips due
- Famous Texan research outline due
- Schoolyard Ecology Vocab Quiz #1 on Thursday, April 30th
They sing! They dance! They make complete fools of themselves!!
Come see your 4th grade teaching team as you've never seen them before! One show only - Saturday, May 2 @ 11 at the Vista Ridge Performing Art Center. For tickets, visit the PTA eStore at http://reagan.my-pta.org/content.asp?PageID=7 .
GOT BAGS??? :: HEB Earth Day Contest
Reagan Elem has agreed to participate with our local HEB in the HEB Earth Day Contest. We’re asking each grade to participate with collecting recyclable plastic bags in your classrooms until Wednesday, April 29th. The grade that collects the most recyclable plastic bags wins an activity day hosted on campus by HEB with healthy refreshments and drinks along with a visit from HEBuddy OR movie day passes for each student in the winning grade.
FAMOUS TEXAN RESEARCH PROJECT
& 4TH GRADE LIVING HISTORY MUSEUM
Famous Texan Research Project: UPDATE
ON THE HORIZON - Upcoming Dates
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
The following dates, to the best of our knowledge at this time, are the dates for the 4th 9 weeks that will affect your 4th grader. Please make note of them on your personal calendars. We'd appreciate it if you could limit appointments and absences as much as possible on our state testing days (Math - 4/21 and Reading - 4/22)...thanks!
Please update your calendars accordingly. Dates are subject to change; we will do our best to keep this current. If there are any additions from the previous week's newsletter, they will be in italics.
- YES SCHOOL - inclement weather makeup day (makeup from the no ice day on 3/5 :)
- poster board sent home for famous Texan posters; completed posters due back to school Friday 5/8
- famous Texan Google presentations completion deadline
- yearbook order deadline (see below for ordering link & more information)
- 4th Grade Field Trip to Pioneer Farms; more info to come
- Reagan Faculty Follies - 11:00 at the Vista Ridge HS Performing Arts Center
- for tickets, visit the PTA eStore - see link below
- famous Texan index cards due (for more info, see link above)
Monday 5/4 - Friday 5/8
- Scholastic book fair in library
- famous Texan Google presentations in class
- Living Museum in the MPR: times TBD; see the link above for detailed info
- originally scheduled for Tues 5/12; moved to Monday 5/11 due to building conflict
- 4th & 5th Grade Track & Field meet at Ranger Stadium - more info to come
- NO SCHOOL - inclement weather make up day
- NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day Holiday
- 5th Grade Business Fair - during specials; tickets available that week for students that wish to purchase items. More information to come.
- School - wide Splash Day
- last day of school; end of 4th 9 Weeks - HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!!!
MISSING LIBRARY BOOKS
"So, how was your week at school?" ... cricket...cricket...
Karen & Stephanie