Mrs. Collins 5th Grade News

May 23-27

SLE of the Week

Through GRACE, a St. Basil student is a Globally Minded Citizen who applies knowledge of the natural environment to care for God's creation.

Hi 5th Grade Families,


We're SO CLOSE to the end of the year! We're gearing up for a REALLY fun week and I hope you will all keep us in your thoughts and prayers as we wind down the year!


Please check out this flyer for the exciting things going on this week!

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End of the Year Party ~ Harry Potter Theme!

As many of you know, I have been reading the Harry Potter books aloud to our class! This has been such a fun experience for the students, and myself! To wrap up the year, I suggested that we have a Harry Potter Party on June 7th!


There will be treats, beverages, a home-made costume contest and a few other surprises! The students have already chosen who they would like to dress up as, and they will be "judged" by the most creative Hand-Made costume! Please, do not run out to the store or to amazon to purchase a costume, as we want it to have a flair of authenticity! :) Wigs are not needed, as we all have an imagination and beards can be made with yarn/string.


Please encourage your children to create their own one-of-a-kind costume! Some students have also elected to wear a generic "wizard/muggle" costume which will be awesome as well!


Our fantastic room parents will be letting you know what you can bring to help all students have a great time! I will post plenty of pictures, so aside from the room parents, we are asking that no other parents attend. :)


Looking forward to an exciting time!

Important Dates

Tuesday, May 24th: CRAZY DAY (see above) & Rally: Girls Vs Faculty/Staff/Parents Basketball Game - 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 25th: Sanford Children's Health Scoliosis Screening 5th-8th grades

** Wear Red T-Shirt and Jean Day**

Thursday, May 26th: Cultural Day

** Wear a costume or an outfit that fits into your culture **

Friday, May 27th: Field Day Hosted by Student Council and 5th Grade (see above for details)

Monday, May 30th: No School/Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 31st: New Family Orientation Meeting 7:00pm

Tuesday, June 7th: End of the Year Party - Harry Potter Theme -- Details to come!

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