3rd Grade Newsletter

December 14 - 18

Students of the Week

Congratulations!! Next week's Students of the Week are:


Ms. Foy - Swanith Thummala

Mrs. Freeman - Hyrum Price

Mrs. O'Hare - Kyle Stelts

Mrs. Smittle - Ayush Verma

Ms. De Santiago - Esha Shetty

Mrs. Young - Isabella Johnston

RSVP to Good Morning Nichols and/or the Holiday Party

Please reply to this RSVP link by 12:00pm Thursday, December 17, to confirm attendance at GMN at 8:00am, at your student’s party on Friday, December 18 at 1:45pm or at both events.


Each adult attending will need to enter his/her name on the RSVP list. Each adult only needs to RSVP once - even if you have multiple parties to attend in the school. If you are not able to attend, you do NOT need to complete.


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No Tutoring Next Week (December 14 - 18)

The fall tutoring sessions for math and reading have ended. Therefore, there will be no tutoring next week. We will begin the next tutoring sessions the week of January 25th.


New tutoring letters will be sent home with students during the week of January 11th. Students recommended for tutoring will be based upon student data and performance.

Next Week’s Fun Schedule

Next week will be a week filled with much fun and excitement! The following is a list of things the students can participate in if they choose.


  • Monday: Bring your favorite drink for snack!
  • Tuesday: Bring your favorite stuffed animal to sit on your desk.
  • Wednesday: Bring your favorite candy to enjoy after the Math CBA.
  • Thursday: Bring your favorite pillow to relax during the Science CBA.
  • Friday: Bring your electronics/game board for a game time!

Third Grade Homework

Homework goes home on Fridays and will be due on Fridays. Students may work out their math problems on the back of the homework sheet or on a separate sheet of paper.


Homework can also be found on our 3rd grade website!

Math CBA Topics

The following topics will be assessed using problem solving questions:


  • Multiplication 1 digit by 1 digit
  • Multiplication 2 digit by 1 digit
  • Division up to 100
  • Relationship between Multiplication and Division (Fact Families)
  • Relationships on a Table
  • Area
  • Addition/Subtraction Spiral Review

Science CBA Topics

The following topics will be assessed on the upcoming Science CBA:


  • Soil, Weathering, and Decomposition
  • Rapid Changes to Earth's Surface
  • Landforms
  • Natural Resources
  • Conservation of Natural Resources
  • Science Safety and Science Tools

Healthy Zone December Newsletter

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12 Days of Fitness

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Spirit Wear on Fridays

Please encourage your student to wear their NIchols Spirit Wear on Fridays. Have your child wear their purple third grade t-shirt or any Nichols t-shirt they own.

Birthday Celebrations at GMN

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Double Specials Day (PLC)

Your child will be receiving an extra specials time during the following dates. Please have your child wear their tennis shoes on these days.
  • January 5
  • January 19
  • February 2
  • February 16

Curriculum News

Math - Multiplication 2 Digit by 1 Digit and CBA #2

Science - CBA #3 Earth and Space I

Reading- Different Genres of Media

Social Studies- Cultural Celebrations

Grammar- Adverbs

Writing- Procedural Writing

Spelling – 2nd Nine Weeks, List 7

Cursive Letter - Cursive Letter "j"

Dates to Remember

December 18 - Good Morning Nichols & Holiday Parties @1:45 PM

December 21 - Jan 1 - Winter Break

January 4 - Back to School from Winter Break