Keefe, Kingsley & Ward
February 20th: Community Fair
February 8 - 22nd: Sports items for Ecuador
February 22nd: Yearbook forms are due
February 24th: Six Flags Reading Logs are due
February 25 & 26: No School
March 1st: Picture Day for new students
March 3rd: Human Growth and Development Parent Preview Night at 6:00 in Horizon
March 14th: Spring Conferences (optional, more information to come)
March 21st: Human Growth and Development Permission Slips due
March 23rd: D.A.R.E. Graduation
Human Growth and Development
The topics of these lessons will be the following:
- the male and female reproductive system
- the physical, social, and emotional changes in puberty for both boys and girls
- the menstrual cycle
- the importance of hygiene
- respect for others
Fifth grade boys and girls will be seeing separate videos designed for students at their grade level. Parent permission is required for attendance in the human growth and development lessons. If your child does not attend the lessons, he/she will participate in an alternative activity.
There will be a parent preview night on THURSDAY, MARCH 3rd, 2016 at 6:00 pm at Horizon Elementary School Library. This meeting will include information on what is covered in 4th and 5th grade human growth and development, view the video, preview any materials and an opportunity to ask any questions. If you are unable to make it to the parent's night, but wish to preview the materials, please feel free to come in any time from 8:15 - 3:30 (please call first to set up a time). If you would like to preview the video, you must view it at school. If you attended the preview night last year, the materials have not changed. Please do not hesitate to contact either Mrs. Jeanie Matkin, RN at 701-5532, or Mrs. Kelly Holsclaw, Health Teacher, at 701-5679 with an additional questions.
Spring Conferences will be taking place March 16th & 17th to align with PLE's schedule. These conferences are OPTIONAL. IF you would like a conference, please choose a time using Family Access (the same way you signed up for Fall Conferences). If you have trouble with this process, please send your homeroom teacher an e-mail.
Also, remember that these conferences are optional and that information on 6th grade or math placement for next year will not be available for these conferences, as we need data from later in the year to make this determination.
Pewaukee Community Fair
Horizon is participating in an exciting program that encourages our students to read for fun. Read to succeed is a free program sponsored by Six Flags Theme Parks. Every student who completes six hours of recreational reading before the school's deadline (February 24th) is eligible for a free admission ticket valid at one participating Six Flags Theme Park.
Here is a link for more information and reading log sheet.
Science (Kingsley and Keefe Homerooms)
Next week we will explore the volume of solids and how to calculate the volume of irregular shapes using the process of displacement.