5th Grade Post

Week of Tuesday, September 14-18

No School on Wednesday, September 16!


Emails were sent out with reminders about Parent Teacher conference times. If you did not receive one A) Mrs. Lane accidentally missed you :/ or B) you have yet to schedule a conference. If you fall into one of those categories, please email us so that we can schedule you/let you know your scheduled time right away!


Please make sure that your child has working earbuds that are left at school. In class, we utilize iPad activities with sounds, and earbuds are essential. These earbuds need to always be in your child's pencil pouch.


There are about 10 20014-2015 elementary yearbooks available for purchase. They are $25, please email Mrs. Gupton if you are interested.


The city saver sale has been extended! The fundraiser will end on Friday, September 18th!!! Sell those books :)


Please email us pictures of your children participating in extra curricular activities, charitable acts, or unique family events . I like to feature these in our weekly newsletters so that we can learn more about our students' individual talents and interests.

5th Grade Leads Elementary Chapel

This week, 5th grade led elementary chapel. The students worked together to choose the songs that would be sung, and they acted out a skit to demonstrate this week's Bible story. The students demonstrated Christ's love, and His light was seen in them.

Chattanooga Trip - October 30th

The final student price is $100. The final parent price is $122. Feel free to make payments as needed or you can pay your final balance at one time. Final balances are due by noon on Friday, October 14th. Since everyone has paid a $25 deposit, the final balance is $75/student and $97/adult. Please make all checks payable to NCS.

What we are studying...

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English Language Arts

Continue working on Narrative Writing

Verbs- Synonyms and Antonyms

Spelling and Vocabulary Focus- alive, life, spirit (click "spelling and vocabulary" to be taken to this weeks list)

Weekly Assessments will be given on Friday- These include grammar, vocabulary, and spelling.

This week students will not be tested over verbs. The Verb Test will be on Wednesday, September 30th.


Division- dividing whole numbers

Social Studies

Civil War Battles

Battle Projects- instructions can be found in Google Classroom (Monday)

Quiz on Friday- Study guide will go home on Monday


Photosynthesis and Ecosystems


  • Wednesday, September 16 - Parent/Teacher Conference Day - (K-8 No School, 9-12 Half Day)
  • Thursday, September 17 - New Parent Coffee for K-12 (7:30am)
  • Thursday, September 24 - Fall School Picture Retakes K - 11th
  • September 25 - 26 - Fall Consignment Sale
  • October 5 - 9 - Fall Break
  • October 13 - 20 - Fall Book Fair
  • Wednesday, October 14 - Report Cards