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Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019

Posted by Danielle Currie on January 17, 2019 in Class News |

Good afternoon families~
Tonight:

Math- 4th Lesson 14. #’s 1,2, 3 & 6. Students must also get their mid-module assessment signed and return.

5th Lesson 7- #’s 1-4 Mid-Module Assessment tomorrow.

Spelling- Google slide show and test tomorrow.

Social Studies-4th Unit 3- Human Geography assessment sign and return.

Science- Both grades academic vocabulary quiz tomorrow.

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Continue to collect for Kids Heart Challenge.

Community Service Project donations.

Tomorrow 1/2 day 11:45 a.m. dismissal.

Monday 1/21- NO SCHOOL!

Tuesday 1/22- AM students- 1/2 day PM -11:45 a.m. dismissal.

Have a great long weekend everyone!

Mrs. Currie

Ask your child about the fun we’ve been having with Kahoot!!!

 

 

 

 

 

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Mid week update!!

Posted by Danielle Currie on January 16, 2019 in Class News |

Today, NWEA Math- Please make sure your child is present, arrives on time and has a hearty breakfast!!! Please also remind your child to take to their time…I know they all will do amazing! Reading NWEA was already a success for them!

4th- Social Studies Human Geography Assessment.

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We had a fantastic time yesterday with the Native American Experience.

Pictures will be posted soon!

Have a great day!

Mrs. Currie

 

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This week at a glance…1/14-1/18

Posted by Danielle Currie on January 13, 2019 in Class News |

Dear families~

I hope this finds everyone well. Here is this upcoming week at a glance.

ELA~

Reading- We voted and our next book study will be Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt. I plan on purchasing a class set this week. We will begin this book the week of 1/21.

Book of the month-Board Game due Feb. 4th.

Writing~ Focus- Non-fiction writing.

Spelling~ Week 14.

Math~
NWEA Wednesday- 1/16.

4th- WIll begin Topic E- Read attached doc.

g4-m3-E vfinal newsletter

5th- Will continue Topic B. Read attached doc.

Expect a mid-module assessment the week of 1/21!

G5-M3-B final

Social Studies~

4th- Human Geography Assessment- Wednesday, 1/16/19.

5th- Life in the Colonies- Tentative assessment Friday the 18th.

Both grades are continuing work on their travel brochures. The assignment is posted in Google Classroom.

Science~
Both grades-Academic quiz- Friday the 18th.

Leader in Me- 7 Habits.

All family snowflakes should be turned in by this week!

Habit 3- Put first things First.

As we begin the New Year, we are reflecting and creating new goals for 2019. Here are some things the students and I will discuss.

Future skills that can be learned by putting first things first:
1 Demonstrate time management skills
2 Cultivate a strong work ethic, flexibility and adaptability
4 Be accountable and responsible for actions and results
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Kids Heart Challenge continue to collect for this.

Community Service Projects-Continue to collect pop tabs, and donations to the animal shelter.

1/15- Native American Museum in school field experience.

1/16- NWEA math.

1/17- Mrs. Currie absent for professional development.

1/18- Mrs. Currie absent for professional development.

1/18- 1/2 day students 11:45 a.m. dismissal.

1/21-NO SCHOOL MLK day.

1/22-AM students- 11:45 dismissal- Teachers Professional development PM.

Have a great Sunday everyone!

Mrs. Currie

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Mid-Week Update 1/9/19

Posted by Danielle Currie on January 9, 2019 in Class News |

Good afternoon~

Very important tomorrow is NWEA Reading. Please make sure your child is well rested, eats a hearty breakfast and arrives to school on time. Also, please encourage them to take their time. Thank you for your help with this.

Native American in school, field experience. Please continue to send in $6 and the permission slip! Thank you to those who have already returned these items.

Below is a message from Mr. Harvey. Please look for the Kids Heart Challenge packet in your child’s folders tonight.

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Dear Lindbergh Flyers Family,

I am very excited to kickoff our Kids Heart Challenge (formerly Jump Rope for Heart).  Information about the event will be passed out to students this week regarding ways to support the American Heart Association (non-profit) with a wonderful fundraiser opportunity to give back and provide assistance for lifesaving research.  Additionally, a one page flyer will also be distributed in Arabic for our families regarding the event. You can lead the way by registering and taking the challenge! Here is the link our schools web page to register and more information. Thank you for your continued support!

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Tuesday Update..1/8/19

Posted by Danielle Currie on January 8, 2019 in Class News |

Below are very important documents. Paper copies will also be sent home.

Thank you.

Parent Tip sheets for 5th grade math Module 3.

module 3- 5th grade math

Native American Experience- 1/15/19 Below is the letter and permission slip. This was also sent home yesterday.

Native American field experience note

Copy of Field trip permission slips.

January Reading Log and Book of the month Project.

Copy of Reading Log 2018-19

Book of the month- Board Game Project

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This week:

–PTA Meeting, Tuesday, January 8th, 4 PM

Next week:

–Half-day, Friday, January 18th, 11:45 AM dismissal

Our next PTA meeting is *tomorrow*,
Tuesday, January 8th, at 4 PM,
in the cafeteria.
We hope to see you there!
We are so excited to be heading back to the
Lincoln Park Skating Center on
Thursday, January 31st from 6-8 PM.

The price is just $7.00 for your admission and skate rental!
Make sure to grab the whole family and come enjoy a fun night with your Lindbergh friends!

Please sign up to help out during this much loved event for our students!

Dates are available throughout the year.

Sign up here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090e4caaa72da4fd0-20182019

Amazon Smile is a simple way to  earn money for our school while shopping through Amazon.com. Sign up using the link below, and choose Charles A. Lindbergh PTA as your charity.  We earn 0.5% of the amount you spend each time you go to amazonsmile.com to make your regular Amazon purchases.

Sign up here and encourage your friends and family to do the same:
https://smile.amazon.com/ch/38-2231538

Make sure your Kroger Rewards information is up to date!
Go to Krogercommunityrewards.com and follow the directions using our organization name and/or NPO number:
Charles A. Lindbergh Elementary PTA #84204.
A percentage of your Kroger purchases comes back to the school.
Cafeteria volunteers are always needed during the lunch periods!
Please consider helping out when you can.
11:06 AM –1 PM daily
The kids would love to have you there!
Stay in touch with the PTA through text messages. Don’t miss out!

Text “@flyers500” to 81010.

 

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Happy New Year!!!

Posted by Danielle Currie on January 7, 2019 in Class News |

Good morning families~

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful relaxing break.

Here is this week at a glance:

ELA~

Writing~ Informational genre.

Reading~ New reading logs! There will be a project this month.

Spelling~ New words this week. Google slide show and test on Friday.

 

Math~

4th- We will finish up this module. Mid-module assessment, Friday, 1/11/19.

5th~ Begin Module 3- Fractions!!

 

Social Studies~

4th- Finish up Human Geography- Assessment- 1/16/19.

5th~ Begin Unit- Life in the Colonies.

 

Science~

4th- Mystery- What would happen if you screamed in outer space?

5th~ Mystery- Why does the moon change shape?

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Important Dates:

Wed. 1/9/19- Assembly kick-off for Kids Heart Challenge ( formally known as JUMP ROPE FOR HEART).

Thurs. 1/10/19-NWEA Reading. Please make sure your child has a hearty breakfast, good night’s sleep and is on time for school. I will begin testing at 9:15.

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Mid week update…12/19/18

Posted by Danielle Currie on December 19, 2018 in Class News |

Hi all~

Just wanted to give you a mid-week update.

I hope everyone is surviving this week.

4th Math-Lesson 9 homework.

5th Math- Students were feeling successful and wanted to start the assessment today. So we tackled that and will continue tomorrow morning.

5th SS Assessment will be Friday morning.

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Tomorrow is our Holiday Party from 2-3! Don’t forget Secret Santa too!

Continue collecting for the Community Service Projects.

Mr. Harvey’s Fitness Calendar is due the first week after break.

Work on the January fitness calendar during break as well.

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PTA Update 12/17/18

Posted by Danielle Currie on December 17, 2018 in Class News |
Last day of school for 2018!, Friday, December 21st

See you on January 7th, 2019!

Our next PTA meeting is Tuesday, January 8th, at 4 PM, in the cafeteria.
We hope to see you there!
Please sign up to help out during this much loved event for our students!

Dates are available throughout the year.

Sign up here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090e4caaa72da4fd0-20182019

Amazon Smile is a simple way to  earn money for our school while shopping through Amazon.com. Sign up using the link below, and choose Charles A. Lindbergh PTA as your charity.  We earn 0.5% of the amount you spend each time you go to amazonsmile.com to make your regular Amazon purchases.

Sign up here and encourage your friends and family to do the same:
https://smile.amazon.com/ch/38-2231538

Make sure your Kroger Rewards information is up to date!
Go to Krogercommunityrewards.com and follow the directions using our organization name and/or NPO number:
Charles A. Lindbergh Elementary PTA #84204.
A percentage of your Kroger purchases comes back to the school.
Cafeteria volunteers are always needed during the lunch periods!
Please consider helping out when you can.
11:30 AM –1 PM daily
The kids would love to have you there!
Stay in touch with the PTA through text messages. Don’t miss out!

Text “@flyers500” to 81010.

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This week at a glance…12/17-12/21

Posted by Danielle Currie on December 17, 2018 in Class News |

Good morning families~

Here is this last week before break at a glance.

ELA~

Finishing Auggie and Me.

NO SPELLING THIS WEEK!

Fun holiday Opinion and Google slide show writing!

 

Math~

4th- Lesson 8-9.

5th- Finish Module 2- Assessment- Thursday 12/20/18.

Science~

Continue the units of study for both grades and Mysteries-after the vacation.

 

Social Studies~

4th- Continue Human Geography in the United States.

5th- Assessment on Colonization and Settlement Friday-12/21/18. Study guide will be sent home today.

 

Leader in Me- Seven Habits

We will continue to discuss Habit #3- Put First Things First.

Especially with the focus on this busy week ahead…:)

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A message from Nicole Bazzi-

Hello everyone! Just a reminder that our Battle of the Books kick off meeting is today in the auditorium at 3:00. This is for any student who has signed up to be a part of Battle of the Books. Look forward to seeing the kids there!

12/20/18- Holiday Party 2-3. Please sign up and donate an item, using the link below. This will make our party a success! Thank you to those that have already signed up.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090849a4ac2babff2-holiday

12/21/18- Students voted and want to wear PJs/Cozies on Friday. Things will be low-key as we wrap up the 2018 part of the school year! I will be showing a movie that day.

 

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Santa Shop Help Needed….

Posted by Danielle Currie on December 12, 2018 in Class News |

Santa Shop is a secret holiday shopping experience for our kids to shop for Mom, Dad, Brother, Sister, Grandma, Grandpa, Teacher, Dog, Cat, etc.  Each item is $2.

Students can shop:
Tuesday, December 11th, 9-11:30 AM and 1-3:35 PM
Wednesday, December 12th, 9-11:30 AM and 1-3:35 PM
Thursday, December 13th, 9 AM-1 PM

We need helpers for set up, tear down, shopping assistance, and register.  We have 20 spots to fill, so please consider volunteering for a shift or two!

Sign up here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090e4caaa72da4fd0-santa

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