5th Grade is Super!

January 22, 2016

Specials Rotation (Week of 1/25)

Tiller: Music

Clinkscales: Art

Thetford: PE

Westog: Split Class

Ittner: STEM

Stringer: PE

Williams: RRT

News from the Nest

Attention Readers! RFL Used Book Sale!

Our classes will be visiting the Used Book Sale Week of January 25th. This is a great opportunity to purchase books for only $1.00. There is a good selection of quality books for your child to choose from. Please send cash for the book sale purchases.

Please send in dollar bills if possible. All Proceeds Will Benefit Relay For Life.


Relay Book Sale Schedule

Wednesday, January 27th

9:10 - 9:25 Williams' Homeroom

10:10 - 10:25: Thetford Homeroom

10:30 -10:45: Ittner’s Homeroom

11:50 - 12:05: Clinkscales Homeroom

12:30 -12:45: Westog Homeroom

1:10 - 1:25: Tiller’s Homeroom

1:30 - 1:45: Stringer’s Homeroom

CogAT Score Reports

We have been notified that there could have been some errors in the CogAT scores that were sent to our school. The county is working to correct any scores that may have been impacted. As soon as we are certain we are sending home correct reports, we will send the scores home. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Headquarter Headlines

8th Annual SciTECH Event is February 4th!

One of our biggest events is right around the corner! Sci-Tech Night is Thursday, Feb. 4, 6-8 p.m. at the school. This FREE event is open to all PMES students and their parents and is designed to show kids how cool science and technology can be.


The event begins with our Science Fair awards ceremony and then students attend three breakout sessions. These sessions are led by science and technology experts in our area who show kids how these important areas are applied in various careers. Experts teach kids about the brain, robotics, animal science, ecology, electricity, astronomy, WiFi, chocolate and much more! See the attached flier for more event details.


Mark your calendar for February 4th and get ready for the best Sci-Tech Night yet!

Relay for Life Movie Night

Mark your calendars for February 12 Movie Night 5:30 – 9:00!

Parents don’t miss the chance to have a Friday night to celebrate Valentine’s Day early with a relaxing dinner out while your child has fun watching a movie under the supervision of our wonderful PMES teachers. This event is sponsored by PMES Relay for Life. Students will have fun, receive pizza, and a drink all for only $15 per student. ($10 for each additional sibling). Please see the form attached below or on the PMES website. Forms/Payment due by February 8th!

Upcoming and Continuing Units of Study

GA Milestones Study Guides

Georgia Milestones study guide are now available from the GA DOE. They have been posted online through the link below. This is a great resource in preparing students for the upcoming test in April.

Reading

We will continue to explore Informational Reading & Writing with a focus on Research of the Great Depression.

Writing

We will continue to explore Informational Reading & Writing with a focus on Research of the Great Depression.

Word Study

Spelling Sort 26 Test on 01/27.

Math

We will be beginning our geometry unit. This unit will include learning the attributes of various 2D shapes as well as being able to classify them. The test is tentatively scheduled for Friday, February 5th. The Quarter 3 Math Resource Round-Up has been linked below. Be sure to check this document frequently as it is updated as we move through the Quarter 3 units.

Science/Social Studies

We will be moving back into social studies. We will be studying the Roaring Twenties, The Great Depression, and FDR's New Deal.

Important Dates

January 22nd: 100th Day of School!

January 27th: Relay for Life Used Book Sale (Students)

February 4th: Sci/Tech Night

February 6th: PTA Father/Daughter Dance

February 24th and 25th: Early Release/Conferences