Bynagle Bulletin

February 3, 2014

Dates to Remember

February 6 - 7 Parent Teacher Conferences - I can't wait to see you here!!

February 11 - Battle of the Books

February 14 - Valentines Day Party - I will be passing out information about this during Parent Teacher Conferences.

February 19 - Blues in the Schools

February 28 - Quarter 3 Book Reports Due

March 7 - No School (Teacher Inservice)

March 10 - 14 - Spring Break

Quarter 3 Book Report


Goal: Create a postcard that reflects a book you have read (and finished) this quarter.

You will be given a 5X8 inch piece of construction paper at school to .create your postcard


a. On the front of the card create an attractive drawing that reflects the story. You may use any art materials such as markers, fabric, colored pencils, or magazine cut-outs. DO NOT simply print off or copy of the book cover. Be Creative!

b. The front of the card must also note the title of the book and the author’s name.


a. On the back of the card type a message from one character to another character that includes the following:

1. One very important incident from the book.

2. At least five details about the incident.

3. Another favorite part from the book.

b. Write a postscript (P.S.) that gives your opinion of the book. Explain WHY you liked/disliked the book.

c. Draw a stamp that represents the setting of the story.

d. Include a return address that is actually YOUR name and the school address.


West Homer Elementary

995 Soundview Ave.

Homer, AK 99603

f. Address the card to the to the character to whom your message is being written. Remember you may be creative and make up parts of the address.

Check out some of the cool art that your student created!!

Helping out the 4th Graders

Shop and Give!

Support W.H.E.’s 4TH Grade Outdoor Education Camp

This Saturday Timeless Toys is donating 10% of every purchase to help fund the 32nd Annual West Homer Elementary School Outdoor Education Camp!

Shop early for Valentine’s Day!

Shop for a birthday party!

Shop for yourself!

All you have to do to support this event is shop at Timeless Toys this Saturday and mention this event when checking out!

The Weekly Puzzler

Five friends are going to the movies. When they arrive, there are only six seats together left in the theater. The manager will let all five friends in for free if one of them can tell him how many different seating arrangements are possible for five people with six empty seats. All five were let in free. Could you have given the correct answer?