4th Grade Gazette
Weekly Newsletter • December 4, 2015
What's New This Week?
Colonial Day oral presentations will begin in class on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 15-16th. Colonial Days is on Thursday, December 17th. Students are required to wear their costumes, and bring their props, for both their oral presentation and Colonial Days.
For ideas on how to create a Colonial Days costume for your child, please click on the link below:
National Science Competition for Grades 4-6
Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association are sponsoring a national science competition, partly at the elementary school level. A school in Virginia won it last year, for grades 4-6.
Here is the main website. There are tabs for teachers to learn more.
December 18th - Deadline for Two AR Quizzes
Reminder, all fourth grade students are expected to take, and pass, a minimum of two Accelerated Reader (AR) quizzes each month from books they've read within their individual book level ranges. December 18th is the deadline for this month.
All AR quizzes are to be taken at school. The AR quizzes grade averages will be inputted in the electronic grade book at the end of each month.
Next Week in Review
No Spelling Next Week!
No Monthly Poem for December!
Upcoming Important Dates & Events
- PTO Spaghetti Dinner & Holiday Shoppe - Dec. 4
- Hanukkah Begins - Dec. 6
- PTO Board Meeting - 6 p.m. - Dec. 7th
- PTO Holiday Shoppe Grand Opening & Family Carol Sing - 6:45 -7:10 - Dec. 7
- PTO General Meeting - 7:00 p.m. - Dec. 7
- Fosters Spirit Night - Dec. 16th
- Colonial Days - Dec. 17th
- Interims Sent Home - Dec. 18th
- Winter Break - No School - December 21st - January 1st
- Return to School - January 4, 2016
Community Service Opportunity
Toys for Tots Drive - Dec. 1-9
Bring in a new, unwrapped toy to donate to a needy child. Be sure that the toy is not on a recall list. Gifts should be placed in a special gift box located in each teacher's classroom.
One gift equals one hour of Student Community Service. A maximum of two hours of Community Service can be earned.
Toys for Tots Flyer