Springstroh Times

May 13, 2016

This Week...

Everyday Math

Our students will be having their FINAL math test on Tuesday, May 17th. Look for your child's study guide to come home on Monday. This test will cover the important concepts of:


  • Metric & U.S. Customary Conversions
  • Volume

Writer's Workshop

This week our students have had the exciting job of coming up with a commercial to try and sell their inventions! See the pictures below of students using an App called Movenote to record their presentations.


**Ask your student to show you their flyer and commercial. The links for the commercials can be found on our Google Classroom.

Hoard Museum Finalists

Congrats to these four students whose Oral History papers got chosen to be finalists. Their writings were put in the Hoard Museum and celebrated the people who were written about and this project!
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Buckskinner Rendezvous Field Trip

Your child has the opportunity to attend a field trip to the Buckskinner Rendezvous in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin on Friday, May 27th. Students will be arriving at Rock River Park at 11:30am and departing at 2:15pm. The cost of this field trip is $3 per student and $3 per chaperone to cover the entrance fees and bussing cost. If you are willing to chaperone this field trip please fill out the section below. Please return the field trip permission slip and lunch form by Friday, May 20th.


Your child will have the opportunity to purchase items at the Buckskinner Rendezvous. If you would like, please send your child with no more than $5.00 in spending money on the day of the field trip.

Track Day

4th and 5th graders are expected to participate in Track Day on Wednesday, May 25th. Our students have been working hard to practice their track skills during Phy. ed and recess time. On this day, please make sure your child wears tennis shoes and athletic clothes. Since the 4th grade track meet is in the morning your child will need to bring with them a healthy snack and water bottle (no soda, juice, or Gatorade).

Rescheduled Music Concert

Ms. Kosak returned to school this week and has been diligently working to reschedule the concert. The new date for our spring concert is Tuesday, May 24th at the Fort Atkinson High School auditorium.

Paternity Leave

As some of you know I will be taking paternity leave for the next three weeks. I will be back in school on June 6th to finish up the year with your children. There will be no newsletters for the weeks I am gone.

Important Dates to Remember

May 17th - Unit 11 & 12 Math Test

May 20th - Field Trip Slips Due

May 24th - Spring Concert 6:30PM at FAHS

May 25th - Track Day

May 27th - Buckskinners Rendezvous Field Trip