Third Grade Cardinal Chronicle

October 7, 2016

Room 25 with Ms. Bousman

The Third Grade Study Trip to the State Fairgrounds is Tuesday from 9-2. Students need to pack a disposable lunch and wear comfortable walking shoes.

Quarter 1 Grade Reports are now available in Skyward.

This Week's Related Arts

Monday- Day 5

Tuesday- Day 6 **Field Trip (we will miss specials)

Wednesday- Day 1

Thursday- Fall Break

Friday- Fall Break

Our class is split into 3 groups for specials. The students know if they are group A, B, or C.

Group A

Music- Days 1 & 4

Art- Days 2 & 5

PE- Days 3 & 6

Group B

PE- Days 1 & 4

Music- Days 2 & 5

Art- Days 3 & 6

Group C

Art- Days 1 & 4

PE- Days 2 & 5

Music- Days 3 & 6

Math Night

Thorpe Creek's first Family Math Night is coming your way! Join us on Friday, November 11th anytime during 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. for an evening of math fun! Games, activities, Spheros, scavenger hunt, and so much more, all focused on math concepts. PTO will be selling pizza for a quick dinner option. Hope you will join us for a family night of math fun and learning!

Fall Book Fair

The Fall Book Fair is coming to TCE! It will be open Tuesday, November 1st - Friday, November 4th during the school day. It will also be open on Friday, November 4th until 6:30 so you can shop before PTO's Movie Night! Our class will shop the Book Fair on Tuesday, November 1, 2:30-3:00. If you choose to send in money for your child to shop, send it in a clearly marked envelope with your child’s name and teacher. You are welcome to sign in at the office and shop with your child as well. **You must have a background check on file in the office if you wish to shop during the school day with your child. Please visit HSE's website for more info:** You can also shop the Book Fair Online starting October 26th - November 9th! Just visit

Thank you so much!

Leslie Hopper
Library Media Specialist
Thorpe Creek Elementary

Elementary Media Specialist Coordinator
Hamilton Southeastern Schools


Mark Your Calendar...

October 18: 3rd Grade Field Trip- Students need to pack a Disposable Sack Lunch

October 19: Great American Shake Out Day (Earthquake Drill)

October 20: Fall Fundraiser Funds due- Please let me know if you would like another copy of the form.

October 20: and 21: No School- Fall Break for students.

October 27: Vision Screening, Daniel Muir visits students 2:30

November 1: First Day of the PTO Scholastic Book Fair!


Special requests: We are in need of a few things. We are already out of tissues and large ziploc baggies. Anything is appreciated.


Send in Pictures!

We would love for each student to bring in pictures to help personalize our classroom. Pictures can be of family, pets, friends, vacations, hobbies... anything that brings a smile to your child's face. Please do not send in more than five pictures. I will return the pictures at the end of the year but please know that classrooms are unpredictable places. Please do not send a family heirloom photograph. I will be stapling these photos. Thank you!


Thank you for responding to the Third Grade Snack Permission Slip. Please remember to send only




Pepperidge Farm Gold Fish (any variety)

We must stick to this list to keep our students safe from severe food allergens.

Students may also bring water bottles with lids.

Class donations of individually packaged, approved snack items for students who occasionally forget snack are always appreciated.

Tweet Tweet

Please follow us on Twitter!







Safe Visitor Background Checks for our Volunteers, Lunch Guests, and Study Trip Guests

ANY PERSON visiting or volunteering at any of our HSE schools must complete a criminal history check and an anti-bullying webinar EVERY 3 YEARS.

If you already have a child attending HSE schools, and have completed a background check within the last 3 years, you should have received an email notification from “Safe Visitor Solutions” including your ID card with a special bar code that can be printed or scanned directly from your SMART device. You will need to present your I.D. badge at each visit to our school.

For FIRST-TIME or RENEWING applicants, please use the following link to begin the new process:

~The cost is $13 to be paid by credit card at the time of application.

~You will receive an e-mail notification and your Safe Visitor I.D. card when clearance is received. Most are processed within 5 business days.

~If you have questions about your status, you may contact HSE Schools Receptionist Vicki Foutty by e- mail at:

TCE will begin welcoming visitors and volunteers after Labor Day!

Big image