Avirett & Torres 18-19

Week of 12/10/18

A note on holiday parties from the front office staff

If you will be joining us for our Holiday Party on Friday December 21st, please fill out the form below.

From the office:

"All visitors will need to check-in at the front office. Be prepared to show an ID at check-in. In order to help make your check-in go faster, please fill out the information below.

Please fill out a response for EVERY visitor that will be attending.

Please respond by Wednesday, December 19th at 3:00 P.M.

The response form will close at 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, December 19th."


Ear buds/Headphones for computers

If possible, we would like each student to bring their own pair of (inexpensive) ear buds or headphones that can live at school to use with Istation and Imagine Math.

Important Dates

12/10 Holiday Wreaths in the garden at 11:00

12/14 Business Fair

12/20 Polar Express Day

12/21 Holiday Party 10:15 - 11:15

12/24-1/7 Winter Break

Our Learning Targets

Math: We can represent the value of the digit in whole numbers through 1,000,000,000 and decimals to the hundredths (PACE to thousandths) using expanded notation and numerals. We can interpret the value of each place-value position as 10 times the position to the right and as one-tenth of the value of the place to its left.

Science: We can explore and describe examples of traits that are inherited from parents to offspring and behaviors that are learned. We can explore, illustrate, and compare life cycles in living organisms.

Reading: We can recognize the way an author organizes information in their writing while reading a variety of non-fiction texts. (cause-and-effect, sequence, and comparison)

Writing: We can recognize and use prepositional phrases and transitional words correctly in our persuasive writing.

Social Studies: We can identify the accomplishments of Spanish explorers in Texas.

This week's spelling words

Spelling Words: road, blue, instead, either, held, lonely, colony, steady, hungry, valley, hockey, melody, drowsy, chimney, plenty

Bonus Words: aerialist, feats, biological, prodigy, memoir

Second Step

Emotion Management

When you feel strong feelings, it’s hard to think clearly. Unmanaged, strong emotions can lead to negative behavior and consequences.

Students will be able to:

Describe what triggers their own strong emotions. Describe what happens in their brains and bodies when they experience strong emotions.

A message from Nurse Jenny

It’s Cold and Flu season

Here are some friendly reminders to help stay virus free this season:

· Wash your hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds

    • If soap and water not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer

· Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

· Cover your Cough; Cough and sneeze into a tissue then throw it away, or cough and sneeze into your upper shirt sleeve, completely covering your mouth and nose

    • Wash your hands after coughing, sneezing, or blowing your nose

· Disinfect frequently touched surfaces, and objects such as toys and doorknobs

· Stay at home while you are sick

LISD follows the Texas Department of Health Guidelines for illness-related exclusions from school. A student will be sent home if they have a fever of 100.0 Fahrenheit or above or any other contagious symptoms (vomiting, diarrhea, etc.) and will need to remain home until symptom free for twenty-four (24) hours, and without the use of medications.
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