Ms. Galloway & Ms. Wilson's News

Weekly Newsletter

What's going on this week?

What are we learning?

Math: Addition and subtraction strategies (turn around facts and related facts)

Reading Workshop: Identifying events in a story and answering questions about the event using W question words: who, what, when, where, why

Writing Workshop: Non-fiction writing; research

Social Studies: Contributions to democracy made by Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Dorothea Dix, Frederick Douglass, Mary McLeod Bethune and Franklin D. Roosevelt

Mark Your Calendars:

February 21: PTA/Fun Run meeting on February the 21st will start at 6:30 pm.

February 22: Box Top Pick up day-if you have any box tops, please send them in tomorrow

March 1: Spring picture day

iRock Initiative:

If you have any positive stories to share, please feel free to contact our Rock Hill School District board members about how your child is using iPads in our classroom.

Walter Brown, Vice Chairman
Board of Trustees, District 5
Retired, School Volunteer
Service: 2000 - 2016
3082 Greenwood Road
Rock Hill, SC 29731

Mildred Douglas
Board of Trustees, District 3
Retired Public School Teacher
Service: 2000 - 2016
P.O. Box 11578
Rock Hill, SC 29731

Terry Hutchinson
Board of Trustees, At Large
Automotive Mechanic
Service: 2012 - 2016
1514 W. Lakewood Drive
Rock Hill, SC 29732

Virginia "Ginny" Moe
Board of Trustees, District 2
Church Musician
Service: 2010 - 2014
2227 Mancke Drive
Rock Hill, SC 29732

Elizabeth "Ann" Reid
Board of Trustees, District 1
College Instructor
Service: 2000 - 2016
953 Crawford Road
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Dr. Jane Sharp
Board of Trustees, District 4
Retired Educator
Service: 2010 - 2014
868 Milton Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Jim Vining, Chairman
Board of Trustees, At Large
Management Consultant
Service: 1998 - 2014
2931 Harlinsdale Drive
Rock Hill, SC 29732

PTA General Meeting/Fun Run Information Meeting:

When: Thursday, February 21st at 6:30pm

Where: Our School's Cafeteria - No need to worry about dinner! Papa Murphy's Pizza will be set up to sell pizza and bottled water starting at 5:30pm. Papa Murphy's will be donating a portion of the sales back to our school.

Hot pepperoni and cheese pizza by the slice with a bottle of water $3.00

Agenda Items:

  • PTA Update
  • Information about filling the PTA board positions for next school year
  • Vote on our PTA bylaws
  • Fun Run Kick Off: The Fun Run Committee has worked with our students to create a fun informational video about the Fun Run. They will be available to answer your questions about the Fun Run.
  • If you attend this meeting you will be entered in a drawing for some fun prizes!

We hope that you can make it out to our PTA General Meeting this Thursday. If you have any questions about the PTA Board positions or about the upcoming Fun Run please contact Starla Davis at

Yearbook information:

Time is starting to run out for you to purchase yearbooks. You have about 6 weeks left (end of March). There will be NO EXCEPTIONS made for late orders. We did order extra last year, but we ran out quickly and had some disappointed kids.
Yearbook ID Code: 11108513

Needs in our classroom:

We are in need of white copy paper. If you could donate a pack of paper, that would be greatly appreciated!

Also, we need pencil top erasers if you come across any!