Our Town Happenings Week #18
Reagan Elementary :: Leander Independent School District
Week of January 11 - 15, 2016
WELCOME TO 4TH GRADE!
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Karen & Stephanie
WHAT ARE WE LEARNING THIS WEEK?
- elaborative detail - how to add supporting details to our compositions
- missions in Texas
- addition, subtraction, & measurement
- cause & effect
- Sitton List 16 Core Words - already, warm, finally, gone, summer
- for extended list, see below
- begin Changing Earth unit
OUR CURRENT WEEK
ALL MONTH: School Board Recognition Month
- Green Specials Day (Beasley/Performing Arts, LaCombe/PE)
- Blue Specials Day (Beasley/PE, LaCombe/Library)
- Purple Specials Day (Beasley/Library, LaCombe/PE)
- Red Specials Day (Beasley/PE, LaCombe/Performing Arts)
- Orange Specials Day (Beasley/Visual Art, LaCombe/PE)
- Spirit Stick Sales before school from 7:15 - 7:40 ($1/spirit stick, click http://reagan.my-pta.org/content.asp?PageID=265 for details)
- end of 2nd 9 weeks
- Reading Log: 80 minutes
- Reading Homework in Google Classroom (Nearpod presentation over frequently confused words & multiple meaning words)
- Sum Dog Challenge (in Sum Dog account)
- Spell Check 16 on Friday 1/15
UPCOMING DATES - UPDATED THROUGH THE END OF THE YEAR!!
- Monday 1/4 - School resumes
- Friday 1/8 - Fun First Friday in 4th (Dress-Up) - Crazy Hair Day
- Friday 1/15 - End of 1st Semester
- Monday 1/18 - Staff Development / Student Holiday
- Wednesday 1/20 - 2nd 9 Weeks report cards sent home
- Monday 2/1 - Tuesday 2/2 - Staff Development / Student Holiday
- Friday 2/5 - Fun First Friday in 4th Grade - Geriatric Attack (Dress up like a Sr. Citizen in honor of the 100th day of school :)
- Wednesday 2/10 - Karen LaCombe's 29th birthday
- Wednesday 2/17 - progress reports sent home ONLY for students with a grade >70% in any subject
- Saturday 2/20 - Faculty Follies Show - Vista Ridge PAC at 11:00 am
- TX Independance Day - Dress like a Texan in 4th
- Sunday 3/13 - Daylight Savings Time - SPRING FORWARD!
- Monday 3/14 - Friday 3/18 - NO SCHOOL - Spring Break
- Friday 3/25 - NO SCHOOL - Good Friday
- Tuesday 3/29 - 4th Grade Writing STAAR Test - please avoid scheduling travel or appointments on STAAR test days if at all possible!
- Friday 4/1 - End of the 3rd 9 weeks
- Friday 4/1 - First Fun Friday in 4th Grade - Illuminocity Atrocity - Dress in BRIGHT colors!
- Monday 4/4 - Stephanie Beasley's 29th birthday
- Wednesday 4/6 - report cards sent home
- 4/22 - Earth Day
- Monday 4/25 - Bad Weather Make-Up Day (holidays unless the assigned day is needed due to bad weather, which will be communicated in advance)
- Wednesday 5/4 - progress reports sent home ONLY for students with a grade >70% in any subject
- Friday 5/6 - Fun First Friday in 4th Grade - Dress like a STAR! (music, sport, TV - school dress code compliant, please :)
- Monday 5/9 - 3rd & 4th Grade STAAR Math Test - please avoid scheduling travel or appointments on STAAR test days if at all possible!
- Tuesday 5/10 - 3rd & 4th Grade STAAR Reading Test - please avoid scheduling travel or appointments on STAAR test days if at all possible!
- Monday 5/24 - Bad Weather Make-Up Day (holidays unless the assigned day is needed due to bad weather, which will be communicated in advance)
- Monday 5/30 - NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day
- 4th 9 weeks - report cards sent home
- Last Day of School - Have a GREAT summer!
REAGAN FAMILY SCIENCE NIGHT: SATURDAY, JANUARY 23rd - 4-7:00 PM
4th ANNUAL FACULTY FOLLIES SHOW - Saturday, February 20 @ 11am - VISTA RIDGE PAC
OUR WEEK IN PICTURES
HELPFUL LINKS FOR PARENTS
CURIOUS AS TO WHAT WE DO ALL DAY?
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