The Kruskamp Chronicle: 10/14/16

5th grade news and more...

Homework Update

Homework is listed in your child's agenda and is due first thing Friday mornings.

Beginning this week, students who do not turn in their completed:

  1. Math Homework Worksheet and
  2. Spelling Tic-Tac-Toe

will complete this homework during recess the following Monday.


Homework reinforces important content and study skills. Thank you for helping your child at home!

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CONGRATULATIONS to EMELY MOLINA!

Emely was awarded Honorable Mention in this year's Reflections competition. Her self-portrait is evidence of Emely's creative spirit and determination. We're so proud of her!

IOWA test of basic skills: 10/26-11/4

Tissues Request

It's cold season and the classroom is almost out of tissues. If you're able, please pick up a few boxes of tissues to send to school with your child. Thank you!

Click on the link below to access FREE downloadable books!

Scholastic: Themed Reading Adventure Packs


Just scroll down until you see the heading "Themed Reading Adventure Packs".

Continued: Next week in...

  • Reading: Identify "Theme" in a text. (gwinoaks/0430)
  • Word Work: Sight words will include "oa", "oe", "ow" vowel blends.
  • Writing: Personal Opinion Essay
  • Grammar: "Yeah!", we love interjections!
  • Math: We'll continue "order of operations: P.E.M.D.A.S." and begin naming decimals.

Counselor's Corner:

Just as a reminder, we are now requesting that when a student is absent from school, documentation such as, a note signed* by the parent/guardian or a doctor's excuse stating reason for absence is needed within 48 hours of return.

*an e-mail will also be considered a signed note

Important Dates:

IOWA Test of Basic Skills: 10/26-11/4


October Birthdays:

Savannah Montgomery

Marielle Rebello