Our News-January 22

Mrs. Johnson~3rd Grade~Room 181~Forest Hills Elementary

Reading Night is Tonight

To celebrate our Read-A-Thon, come join us for the special Reading Night tonight from 6-8pm.

Winter Party Fun!

Winter Party
Friday, Jan. 29, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, weather permitting. Enjoy sledding, skating, and hot cocoa with friends and family. To keep these fun events at Forest Hills we request that parents try to volunteer at a minimum of one PTO event per school year. Why not join us for this one! CLICK HERE to sign up or learn more.

Ask your third grader about...

-finding the theme in a story

-measurement chapter test

-the steps of doing homework on Schoology

-how many stars they've put up on our Read-A-Thon genre chart

-January 26th

Pick-A-Time Conference Scheduling System Open January 30-February 10!

-Emails and information will be coming soon regarding winter conferences (February). As we get closer to scheduling conferences, please let me know if you'd like assistance with the process. I am more than happy to help!

iPads Will Be Coming Home!

On Tuesday, January 26, the third graders at Forest Hills will begin bringing their iPads home once a week. The third grade teachers are currently working on the details and specific guidelines regarding this process. I know our students are very excited to begin bringing them home!

Students will begin using the app SCHOOLOGY in class, to access assignments and math homework. We'll work through the steps together. It's our goal to have students use iPads at home once a week to do their math homework.

I will be sending a form home, that explains the steps in detail for uploading homework from Schoology. If you would prefer the paper copy to be sent home, please let me know.

At your third grader's winter conference, we'll discuss how the process is going for you-iPad going home, if you wish to not have the iPad go home, etc.

Report Cards

Semester 1 ends on February 1. Report cards will be available to view online after 4:00pm on Thursday, February 4th.


Please remind your third grader to:

-return the planner each day signed by parent/guardian

-return library books to read during literacy block

-return math homework

-returning the Family Journal at the beginning of the next week



Apps To Try...

Don't forget that your student has access at home to the following online resources:

-Spelling City (for our prefix lists)

-IXL (math)

-Raz Kids (reading)


-Word Mover-have them use it to create a poem; words to describe a character in the book they're reading

**If you would like another copy of your child's login information, please let me know. I would be more than happy to send it home/email it to you.

Specials For This Week



Wednesday-Phy. Ed.



Next week, our class will...

-receive a new prefix list (TRANS-)

-begin discussing Fractions

-focus on the setting in a story

-bring home iPads on Tuesday night to complete their daily homework