Cannon Elementary 4th Grade

Engineering our Future Through STEM

Weekly News

We kicked off our first PBL of the year last week! Our PBL Driving Question: How can we as environmental engineers use our understanding of systems and interactions in nature to develop technologies that solve problems? PBL can allow scholars to see themselves as important contributors to society. Ask your child what this project means to them and how they can make a difference with their learning. Check out our Facebook page to hear one scholar's take on the project!


¡Comenzamos nuestro primer PBL del año esta semana! La Pregunta que Maneja nuestro PBL es: ¿Cómo nosotros, como ingenieros ambientales, podemos usar nuestro conocimiento de sistemas e interacciones en la naturaleza para desarrollar tecnologías para resolver problemas? PBL permite a los alumnos a verse como contribuyentes importantes a la sociedad. Pregúntele a su niño/a qué significa este proyecto para ellos y cómo pueden lograr cambios con su aprendizaje. Visite nuestra página de Facebook para escuchar a uno de nuestros alumnos hablando sobre el proyecto.

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Parent Writing Night

A Parent Writing Night will be held on Tuesday, October 15th at 6:00 p.m. in the Cannon Library. This meeting will provide information about writing expectations and the two-day STAAR Writing test that fourth graders will take this spring. We hope to see you there!


El martes 15 de octubre, a las 6:00 pm, en la biblioteca de la escuela, tendremos una Noche de Escritura para Padres. Esta reunión les dará información sobre las expectativas de escritura y sobre la prueba de escritura STAAR de dos días que los estudiantes de cuarto grado tomarán en la primavera. ¡Esperamos verlos ahí!


Connect With Us!

If you haven’t already, be sure to check out the many ways to connect with us!


· View our website: www.connectedscholars.com

· Like us on Facebook: Cannon Elementary - Fourth Grade

· Like Cannon on Facebook: Cannon Elementary School

· Like Cannon PTA on Facebook: Cannon PTA

· Follow us on Twitter: @STEM4th

· Follow us on Twitter: @cancubs

· Email: Erin.Lambert@gcisd.net, Isa.Greuling@gcisd.net, Julee.Vorachard@gcisd.net, Michele.Colebrook@gcisd.net

· Phone: 817-251-5680

· Receive important reminders through cel.ly: Text @ STEM4th to 23559

· Set up a meeting: Conference time: 8:30-9:20




Important Dates

· October 11th- International Bike/Walk to School Day

· October 14th- No school

· October 23rd- Report Cards go home
· October 26th- Fall Festival & Crazy Auction- 12:00-3:00pm

· October 28th - November 1st- Red Ribbon Week

Reminders


  • Progress reports were sent home on Wednesday. If you have not had a chance to do so already, please sign and return the report as soon as possible.
  • To ensure scholars are prepared every day, please remind your child to charge their iPad nightly and to keep their charger in their backpack.
  • Don't forget to check out the 1-to-1 resources below.


  • Enviamos los Reportes de Progreso el miércoles pasado. Por favor fírmelo y regréselo a la escuela.
  • Para asegurar que los alumnos están preparados cada día, por favor recuérdele a su hijo/a cargar su iPad todas las noches y mantener su cargador en la mochila.
  • No olvide leer los recursos de 1:1 debajo.