Heisler's Herald

May 9th, 2016

News for you!

Illinois Science Assessment- We will take the science test tomorrow morning! Please make sure your child has a good night's rest and eats a healthy breakfast.

Box Tops

We are STILL collecting Box Tops and Campbell's Labels for Education! :) We really appreciate your support!

You can use the collection sheet found in your child's Monday Folder.


1. Clip your box tops logos off of participating General Mills products

2. EITHER put them in a baggie OR you can attach them to this collection sheet!

3. Send them to school with your child!

***Please note: you cannot attach any bonus box tops (worth more than one), soup labels, or catalina box top coupons to this collection seet.***


1. Clip the Bonus Box Top (anything that says it’s worth 2 or more box tops) or UPC code from participating Campbell’s Soup products

2. Put them in a baggie

3. Send them to school with your child!

Summer I.C.E.

See attached flyer about the Summer ICE Program offered through our school district.

Click here for the flyer.

Important Dates

May 10th- Illinois Science Assessment

May 13th- Battle of the Books

May 17th- Fun Run!

May 20th- Author Visit

May 27th- Wax Museum

May 30th- NO SCHOOL Memorial Day

May 31st- All library books due!

June 3rd- Last day of school!


This week we are reading the story Talk With an Astronaut

Question of the Week ~ What is life like for an astronaut?

Reading Skill ~ Author's Purpose

Reading Strategy ~ Monitor and Clarify

Grammar Focus~ This, That, These, and Those

Word Analysis~ Greek and Latin Roots

Literary Term~ Idioms

Vocabulary Focus~Multiple Meaning Words

Spelling Focus~Greek Word Parts

Genre~ Expository Text

*Weekly Test and Spelling Test on Monday due to Battle of the Books on Friday.


This week we will continue with Topic 11. We will be learning to convert customary units of length and we will learn to convert metric units of capacity and mass. The Topic 11 test is tentatively set for May 19th.

Social Studies

The students will continue to work on their Famous Person research, paper, and projects during this time. Due dates for this are as follows:

April 14th: Rough Draft due

May 12th: Final copy of paper and projects due

May 27th: Wax Museum (more details to come)


Summer Birthdays

Grant 6/16

Nico 6/17

Kenny 6/22

Ally P. 6/27

Sahana 7/6

Adrianna 7/30