4th Grade Gazette

Weekly Newsletter • September 25, 2015

What's New This Week?

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Monthly Poem

Preamble to the Constitution of the United States

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”

Test date: Thursday, October 1st

Next Week in Review

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Student Birthdays

Happy Birthday to....

  • Safa Islam - September 9th
  • Anna Pugh - September 12th
  • Virginia Pugh - September 12th
  • Syed Shah - September 23rd
  • Mekaheal Haidar _ September 25th
  • Alexis Jackson - September 27th
  • Hayden Jackson - September 27th
  • Matthew Bishop - September 28th
  • Nico Orlando - September 29th
  • Taimiya Saed - September 29th

Important Dates & Reminders


  • Fall Fundraiser Ends - September 28th
  • PTO Spirit Wear Sale Begins - September 30th
  • Math Test - Thursday, October 1st
  • Virginia Studies Test - Tuesday, October 6th
  • Interims Go Home - October 9th
  • Quarter 1 Report Cards Go Home - November 10th

Events & Meetings

3th & 4th Grade Back-to-School Night - Thursday, Oct. 1st


5:30 - 7:00p.m — Parent Portal sign-up / help

6:00 - 6:55p.m. — Elementary SIGNET Back-to-School Nights in Room #147

6:15 - 6:45p.m. — Meet n' Greet with Administration, Encore/Electives, & Support Teams

6:45p.m. — Welcome Address to Parents in Dining Hall.

7:00p.m. Grade 4 Presentations

  • Classroom presentations first
  • Whole grade-level presentation in dining hall

Parent Volunteer Opportunities

2015-2016 4th Grade Events

  • Explore Virginia Day - Friday, October 30th
  • Colonial Days - Friday, December 18th
  • Manassas Battlefield Field Trip - Spring 2016
  • Jamestown/Yorktown Field Trip - May 2016

Community Service Opportunity

This month Pennington is collecting school supplies to be donated to homeless children at the Hilda M. Barge Homeless Prevention Center. Students may earn one (1) hour of Community Service for donating two items. Please click the link for the list of needed school supplies.


Sponsors Needed for Bluejay 5K & Hero Mile

If you are interested in registering and/or being a sponsor this year's Bluejay 5K and Hero Mile, please click on the link below.

Pennington 5K Race & Hero Mile

Contact the 4th Grade Team

Teacher Emails:

Mrs. Anderson (Team Lead): ANDERSEH@pwcs.edu

Ms. Pierce: PIERCESM@pwcs.edu

Dr. Idio: IDIOIE@pwcs.edu