Heisler's Herald

October 17th, 2016

Important Dates and Information

10/19 Challenger Field Trip Heisler & Golyshko

10/21 Art to Remember due

10/25 Culver’s Night

10/28 SPIRIT DAY CAREER DAY

10/28 Picture Retake Day

10/31 Fall Party (2:00-3:00)

11/1 Fundraiser pickup

11/2 Reading MAP Testing

11/4 Math MAP Test; End of First Trimester

11/11 Report Cards Home

11/15 5th Grade Concert @ 7pm

11/18 Spirit Day “I Work Out”

11/21 & 11/22 Conferences

11/23-11/25 No School HAPPY TURKEY DAY!

News You Can Use!

Challenger Field Trip on Wednesday! Please make sure your child has a sack lunch. There will be no hot lunch option. We will be wearing our 5th grade tshirts on our field trip.

Thank you to the parents that volunteered to go with us on our mission. Can I get a drum roll please...... Mrs. Goers and Mrs. Moreno have been selected to go with us. The students are super excited for this trip!


Our Fall party will be Monday, October 31st from 2:00-3:00. We have wonderful parent volunteers organizing some fun activities! Please Click HERE if you would like to contribute an item to share for the party.


"School of Rock" 5th grade concert!

Tuesday, November 15th

Conley Gym

7pm (students should arrive at 6:45 pm)


YEARBOOKS ARE ON SALE!

Capture your child's elementary school memories with a

2016-2017 Conley Yearbook

Only $15

Order online at ybpay.lifetouch.com

Box Tops!

Thanks for all the Box Tops support so far this year!

Attached is a new collection sheet for October!

You can attach any SINGLE box tops (worth one) to this sheet.

Any BONUS box tops (worth more than one)

cannot be attached to the sheet--

these can be sent in a ziplock baggie.

If you would rather,

you can still send in

ALL your box tops in a ziplock baggie!

If you have any questions, please let me know! Thanks so much!


Click HERE for a collection sheet.

Paws Pride!

This week our PAWS Pride lesson focused on conflict resolution. The students discussed some simple rules to solve a problem and watched a short video on what can happen if these steps aren't followed. The activities will allow the students an ability to prevent, manage and resolve interpersonal conflicts in constructive ways.

Literacy

This week we will begin Unit 2. We are reading the story At the Beach.

Big Question of the Week ~ Why is honesty important?

Reading Skill ~ Compare and Contrast

Reading Strategy ~ Visualize

Grammar Focus~Regular and Irregular Plural Nouns

Word Analysis~ Spanish Word Origin

Literary Term~ Imagery

Vocabulary Focus~Unfamiliar Words

Genre~ Realistic Fiction

Spelling Focus~Digraphs th, sh, ch, ph


*Spelling and Weekly test will be on Friday

Math

This week we will begin Topic 3. This topic provides the development with understanding that the students need to fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm. Students will not be using past methods such as lattice and partial products. The Topic 3 test is tentatively set for November 3rd.

Science

This week in science the students will investigate: What are the parts of a controlled experiment? A funny book of failed experiments, a monster in charge of the laboratory over spring break, and a guidebook from Plaid Pete, help students to figure out the parts and have some fun along the way.

Music

Our special part for the concert is rocking and rolling! Some classes are working on instruments and some are creating a dance. These parts can be complex and they're really coming together now! It's so exciting and rewarding for the kids to see how their hard work and effort pay off. Make sure you've marked the concert date on your calendar!

Downstairs: Monday, 11/14 at 7pm

Upstairs: Tuesday, 11/15 at 7pm

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week


October 24th -28th


(Red Ribbon Week is a National Campaign that promotes a unified and visible commitment toward the creation of a Drug Free America)


This year Conley will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week by having a daily theme.

Monday October 24th - You and I Team Up Against Drugs (Wear team jersey)


Tuesday October 25th – On Our Way to a Bright Future (Wear bright colors)


Wednesday October 26th – Red Ribbon Spirit Day (Wear red)


Thursday October 27th – Real Heroes are Drug Free (Wear Super Hero, camouflage or patriotic attire)


Friday October 28th- On Our Way to Success (Wear college/career clothes)


*The Red Ribbon Week lesson and themes are addressed to fit the Social/Emotional Learning Standard: Consider ethical, safety, and societal factor in making decisions with the focus at our level as demonstrating the ability to respect the rights of self and others.

Student of the Month!

The teachers are always looking for students displaying the 3 rules of Conley Elementary: Be Respectful, Be Responsible, and Be Involved! Each month, we get the opportunity to nominate a student from our class that exhibits these behaviors. September's student of the month was............ GianMarco!!

Congrats goes out to GianMarco for always being respectful, responsible, and involved!!

Birthdays

October Birthdays

None :(