Smarty Panda Newsletter

Week of February 15th, 2016

Important Dates and Homework

Feb. 16th - School Talent Show at 7 pm

Feb. 18th - Red Day and Jump Rope for Heart

Feb. 19th - Cereal Box Biography due

Feb. 19th - Unit 19 Spelling test - Unit 18: ck, k, ng endings

Feb. 19th - Six Flags Reading sheet due for your free ticket!

Feb. 23rd -6:30 PTA General meeting

Feb. 24th - Report cards go home. Wear a college shirt day.

Feb. 25th - Spring and Class pictures

Feb. 26th - Scholastic book order due

Feb. 26th - Spelling test - Unit 19: Fry's words

Feb. 26th - Invention and planning sheet due

Don't forget your 20 minutes of guided reading each night. The more you practice, the better you get!

What We Are Learning

Reading Genre - Biographies

Author study - David Armenstout

Grammar - Compound sentences

Writing - Imaginative narrative writing

Spelling - words ending in "k", "ck" and "ng"

Math - Geometry - 2d and 3d shapes

Social Studies - African American Inventors

Successful Valentine's Party

Thank you to all our parents that helped out with the Valentine's party! The kids had a blast! They laughed, shot q-tips through straws, practiced their teamwork skills and even showed off their dance moves.

Box Tops Update

5th place - 2nd grade Onstead - 662

4th place - 1st grade Wilburn - 749

3rd place - 2nd grade Wilson - 798

2nd place - 5th grade Frazier - 890

1st place - 2nd grade Schmidt - 968

We are back in the lead! Hip Hip Hooray! Keep it up, only 3 more months to go!

Contact Information

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