Mrs. Luther's News

September 28, 2015

Grandparents' Day 2015

Thank you to all the grandparents who were able to participate in our celebration today. It was very fun meeting your parents and watching them interact with all the children in our class. During their time in our classroom, your parents helped your children complete a timeline of their lives. It made my heart happy to listen to all the memories that were shared as the kids worked to complete their timeline. Below you will find some pictures from our time together today.
We Love Our Grandparents!

Click to view our iMovie about all the reasons we love our grandparents!

Picture Retakes

Picture Retake Day is Thursday, October 1. Please let me know if you need an order form or have any questions!

Parent / Teacher Conferences

Parent / Teacher Conferences are just around the corner! Conferences this year will be student-led. Student-led conferences allow children to share their accomplishments and participate in the decision-making process to determine academic goals for the year. Information regarding specific dates and times for conferences as well as how to sign up for conferences will be sent next week. We can’t wait to celebrate your child’s learning with you!

Study Trip Chaperons

Thank you to everyone who volunteered to chaperon our study trips!

Any parent that volunteered to accompany us on our trip to the Indianapolis International Festival may attend. Please send your $6.00 fee no later than Friday, October 2, 2015. Please let me know if you will be riding the bus with us or meeting us at the fairgrounds.

Unfortunately, Ritchey Woods limits the number of chaperons schools may bring with them on each study trip. By random draw, Mrs. Ruth and Mr. Bledsoe will be serving as our chaperons for the October 20th visit to Ritchey Woods. Thank you to everyone who volunteered to chaperon.

Fall Fundraiser

Our Fall Fundraiser has started! A blue information sheet came home with your child earlier this week. This is a no-sell fundraiser in which all proceeds go directly to TCE. The fundraiser will continue thru October 31st. Every child who raises $10 or more will bring home a prize and every family who donates $50 or more will be entered in a raffle to win an iPod Touch! Thank you for all of your support!

2015 Liger Mile

The 2015 Liger XC Mile will take place on Thursday, October 15th at HSE high school. This race/run/walk is for ALL K-6th grade students in HSE. The entry fee is $16 and includes a t-shirt with all competitors' names listed on the back.

Curriculum Update

Reading - We will continue to create mental images when we read stories. We will focus on making predictions and adjusting predictions as we read our story.

Writing - We will continue to work on our personal narratives.

Grammar - We will continue working with nouns.

Math - We will begin our unit on place value.

Spelling & Sight Words - Our next spelling test will be Friday, October 2nd. Your child's words are listed on the back of their homework sheet that was sent home today. Please note that although the spelling words are the same, five new sight words were added. Students are responsible for the spelling and sight words.

Specials Schedule

Monday - Art & Library

Tuesday - P.E.

Wednesday - Music

Thursday - Art

Friday - Early Release Day. There are no related arts classes held on early release days.

Mark Your Calendar!

October 1 - Picture Retakes

October 2 - Early Release Day - Students Dismiss at 12:01

October 20 - Study Trip to Ritchey Woods