In the Know

Week of December 7 Newsletter

Apex Fun Run was a success!

The Apex Fun Run was great! The students ran hard and were excited to be outside with our fearless Apex leaders, teachers, parents and friends. Thank you again for all of your support!
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Holiday Shop - Thursday

We will be visiting the Holiday Shop on Thursday, December 10. If you would like, please send in a small amount of money for students to purchase gifts for family and friends. The envelope and flyer went home in folders last week.

Busy time of year!

Here are a few dates you may want to add to your calendars...I know they start filling up quickly.


12/8 - 12-10 PTA Holiday Shop

12/17 - Star Wars Cosmic Bowling 5:00 - 8:00

12/18 - Holiday Class Parties

12/18 - Early Release Day 12:00

12/21-1/1 Winter Break

1/4 Student Holiday

1/7 - Spelling Bee

Star Wars Cosmic Bowling

Thursday, Dec. 17th, 5-8pm

KHES Gym

Suggested time slots:

5:00-5:30 A-D last name

5:30-6:00 E-L

6:00-6:30 M-P

6:30-7:00 Q-S

7:00-7:30 T-Z

7:30-8:00 open


There will be someone at the gym doors checking you in and assigning you to a lane.


To make our KHES Cowboy Lanes a successful bowling alley we need your help!

Please remember this is NOT a real bowling alley. We use plastic pins and balls and people stop the balls from hitting the wall. Please wear appropriate close toed shoes. In an effort to keep the bowling lanes running efficiently please come during your scheduled time. Thank you for your help!


KHES students should know the rotation to make each alley work.


Cosmic Bowling is a free event but we will be accepting can foods and non-perishable items for the Community Storehouse (Receive a glow stick with donation while supplies last)


Star Wars costumes/t-shirts may be worn, no masks please

KHES 4th Grade Holiday Party

Friday, Dec. 18th, 10-10:45am

4th Grade Classrooms

We will have our Holiday Party before our early release at 12:00. The theme is a Winter Wonderland and a light brunch/breakfast treats will be served. We will also have a craft and fun game/activity. I (and your child) would love for you to come join in on the fun!
Unit 3 Word Test on Thursday!

Click here for Unit 3 Spelling Practice!

TEK Spotlight

Reading 4.4(A) explain how the structural elements of poetry (e.g., rhyme, meter, stanzas, line breaks) relate to form (e.g., lyrical poetry, free verse)


Today we had a "Poetry Frenzy" as we read and noticed elements of poetry. Many students shared poems they found and liked too!

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Science Experiment Schedule

12/11: Hayden, Hannah

12/17: John, Connor, Michael


1/8/16: Make up day


Our Science Experiments have been wonderful! Parc demonstrated static electricity using a wool glove, PVC pipe and a tinsel orb. The class loved it and thought it was so fun! Kendal shared her Dry Ice Bubble with us and helped us to understand surface tension. Thanks for taking the time to help your child explore science and learn from their experiments!

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Book Orders - Activation Code: MD7FG

Please remember to place your orders by January 29! You can shop and submit your order online or send the printed order form with payment directly to me. No matter how you order, every purchase you make earns FREE books for our classroom.