The final week of school is here!

Fun activities planned for this week:

  • Jokes/riddles and virtual talent show – Tuesday at 11:00am
  • Create your own Water Park – Presentations Thursday @ 11:00am
  • 4th grade digital memory book
  • 2 Fun Kahoots – Close Wednesday at noon
  • 2 Class Meetings – Tuesday & Thursday at 11:00am

I can’t wait to hear the jokes and see the talent! I hope the kids have fun with these closing activities. I look forward to seeing their water parks at our Thursday send off meeting!

As always, please be in touch with questions!

Weekly Work June 1-5

There are only 8 1/2 more school days until the Last Day of School (Thursday, June 11th). 

Parent and Student Assignment Checklist for the Week:

  • Final reading group meetings – check schedule
  • Reading escape room – assigns when final letters are submitted
  • STEAM – from Mrs. Fleming
  • Writing – reflection
  • Math escape room – assigns when Exit tickets are completed
  • Science – Readworks
  • Social Studies – Readworks
  • Music, Art, PE – check each teacher’s Google Classroom
  • Classroom share – Tuesday & Friday @ 11:00am
  • Weekly Self check-in – Posts Friday

Report Cards

For your last report card, you will be graded based on participation. Please take the next week to look over Google Classroom to see if you have any missing assignments. Also check assignments that were turned in with incomplete work to redo for a better participation grade. If you do have missing or incomplete assignments, please complete and submit them on Google Classroom by Sunday, May 7th. Please watch this 3 minute video on how to check for missing assignments on Google Classroom https://youtu.be/RWHgCRpCCaQ

It’s finally time!

I know that you have been waiting patiently to get student belongings, it’s finally time! I emptied desks, book boxes, and lockers. I bagged them up and they are ready for you. In return, we need some items from you like book bags, classroom books, and library books. The swap will be made next Tuesday, June 2nd. Please read the following information from the office, it has a lot more detail…

Student belongings pickup day for preschool – 5th grade families, preschool – 5th grade! Class composite photos will also be distributed to students who purchased fall photos.

Picking up student belongings:

The day has finally arrived when parents of our preschoolers – 5th graders can pick up their student’s favorite hoodie, winter coat, 2 pairs of shoes, assortment of little toys, broken pencils, secret diaries, fresh as a daisy lunch boxes or any other wonderful items left in their desk or locker!

(Hope we all have at least a little sense of humor left at this point!)

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Teachers are bagging up student items this week and the pick up day for parents will be Tuesday, June 2 anytime from 9 am – 1 pm. We will have tables set up by grade level on the sidewalk outside the office, next to the parking lot. (We’ll be in the vestibule if weather is bad.)

Here are the ground rules:

  • A parent, guardian or family member over the age of 18 with a photo id must pick up the items.
  • If your student has medications that need to be picked up, a parent or guardian must be present to sign for them. Any meds not picked up Tuesday will be disposed of.
  • Anyone coming to pick up items must be wearing a mask.
  • Social distancing of 6 ft must be observed while waiting your turn.
  • No one will be allowed to enter the building

Returning school materials

This will also be the time for students to return items to the building. There will be bins at each grade level station where items should be placed. Students should return:

  • Media Center books
  • Classroom reading books
  • Reading bags
  • Any other items borrowed from teachers or the building (Except Chromebooks. We’ll be collecting those later.)

We miss you, so we hope all families will take advantage of the opportunity to bring a bag load of student goodies home for the summer. As we do with lost & found items at the end of each school year, any items not picked up on June 2 will be donated or discarded.

If you know you are unable to come on June 2, please contact Mrs. Waddell before Tuesday to work out other arrangements. Email at waddelk@dearbornschools.org or leave a voicemail at 313-827-6004. If we hear from you, we’ll hold on to items until the arranged alternative pickup time.

Take care Whitmore families! See you soon.