Sparks' Notes

06-01-15

What We Are Learning This Week

Great Expectation Life Principle: Friendship


Math: Reviewing

Writing: Creative Writing

Reading: Multi-Genre

Language: Editing & Revision

Science: Projects

Social Studies: Texas Symbols Project

Texas Symbols Project

We've been busy creating quilt blocks featuring Texas symbols we've learned about this year. These will be sewn into a quilt and auctioned off at next year's Chavez Fish Fry. Be sure to look for it. As you can see by this one block below, It will be amazing!
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End of Year Party

Please check the spreadsheet linked below and then sign up for the item(s) you will be sending with your child by Friday in the form directly below. If you have trouble, please let me know, and I'll add your information. Thank you!

Chromebook Care

Please be sure to bring all of your Chromebook supplies to school - computer, bag, and charger. We will be turning them in to ensure they are ready for school in the fall.

Field Day

Parent Portal Link for Checking Student Grades

To set up your account, enter your email address as your username. If you don't' remember your password, click the link. If at any time you are prompted for your student's ID number, just ask her/him to tell you her/his lunch number.

iStation Reading

Your child can continue to work on iStation throughout the summer to help with reading comprehension.


  1. On any device, s/he simply needs to login in to their student account using the Chrome browser.
  2. Once in Chrome, simply select the iStation app and go!
  3. Students will benefit from 60-120 minutes on iStation per week.

Summer Reading at the Little Elm Library

Be sure to take advantage of the summer reading program offered at our Town Library.


The library offers not only great books, but many fun programs as well!

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Think Through Math

Students can continue to keep their math skills sharp using Think Through Math.


  1. Login in to: https://lms.thinkthroughmath.com/users/sign_in
  2. Your students already has assigned pathways that s/he is working on.
  3. Throughout the summer, Think Through Math will be offering contests with chances to earn prizes!

Dates to Remember

Monday, June 1st

Math Rewards Day at Stadium for Golden Gumball students


Tuesday, June 2nd

Perfect Attendance Pizza Party

Fifth Grade Rocket Day (1:30 pm)


Wednesday, June 3rd

Recycle Fashion Show at 1:30 pm


Thursday, June 4th

Awards Assembly at 8:00 am


Friday, June 5th

End of Year Party

Early Release at 11:20 am - Summer Break Begins! :-)

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