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Engineering Paper Bridges

Yesterday we designed and created bridges made entirely of paper and a stack of books. The kids then tested their strength by putting pennies on top. Our strongest paper bridge held over 1000 pennies!!! This is the most pennies any class has ever gotten. The kids had a lot of fun being engineers!! Here are the pictures:

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Class News

We are getting very close to the end of the year. All library books are due by Wednesday. Papers were sent home on Friday for those who didn’t return their books yet. All book bags and class books need to be returned.

Academics –

Math – we will be finished lesson 14, and 15. Then taking the Topic C quiz on perimeter this week.

Science – We will continue to work in Force and Motion. We will do Mystery 2 and 4. We will take the Force and Motion test on Thursday/Friday. Here is a study guide if you would like to study for the test.

ELA – We will work on Unit 10 Week 2 Pamphlet, our spelling words are suffixes ending -ing, -ness, -ment.

Grades due by this week, so all work need to be turned in by Wednesday.

Dates to remember:

June 9- Howe School Field Day

June 12- Kindergarten Promotion Ceremony 5:30 

June 13- Fifth Grade Promotion Ceremony 3:00-3:50 

June 15- Last Day of School- ½ Day

Spirit week – for the last week of school – June 12-15

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Spring Concert and more

The spring concert is now available. Here is the link.

There will be a talent show rehearsal tomorrow from 4-5 pm.

I will not be at school tomorrow. Mrs. Salmassi is subbing.

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Science Mystery

If you left school early here is your science lesson that you missed. We completed up to slide 9. We will finish slides 10-19 tomorrow.

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Happy Memorial Day Weekend

Long weekend – I hope everyone is enjoying the long weekend. School will resume on Tuesday.

Academics next week –

ELA – We will begin our last Benchmark unit 10 Force and Motion. We will do the U10 W1 Pamphlet. We will have the spelling test on the spelling skill of final syllables -en, -on, ain, -in on Friday. Words are on the pamphlet. Please practice them at home.

Math – We have completed topic A in Unit 7. We are working on Topic B Lesson 5-8 Attributes of 2 dimensional figures and take the Topic B quiz on Friday.

Social Studies – we finished our Economics unit last week and took the test. The grades will be posted on Parent Connect soon.

Science – We are moving into our last unit called Force and Motion. We will try to complete the Anchor lesson and Mystery 1 this week.

Upcoming Dates:

June 2nd- Talent Show 1:30pm

June 2nd – Popcorn Friday

June 9- Howe School Field Day/Picnic Day

June 12- Kindergarten Promotion Ceremony 5:30 

June 13- Fifth Grade Promotion Ceremony 3:00-3:50 

June 15- Last Day of School- ½ Day

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Last music club

Good morning,

This Wednesday will be our last Music Club meeting for this school year.  I plan to have a pizza party.

We will be meeting from 4:00-5:00.


Mrs. Celeste Reed

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Weekly News

Science Fair Photos – We had an amazing turn out for the science fair. I hope you all enjoyed all the projects. Everyone did a great job!

Short Week – Next week is a short week with no school on Friday 5/26 or Monday 5/29 for Memorial Day.

NWEA testing – About 1/2 the class finished their NWEA testing on Friday. We will continue to test on Monday. Please remind your students to try to do their very best. Make sure they are well rested and eat a good protein breakfast.

Montessori Night – You are all invited to come to our Montessori Night. You learn more about Montessori and see some of the activities we do. You will also have activities to do in gym, music and art. There will be refreshments in the cafeteria.

*Please pick up your child by 3:55 pm still! Teachers need time to set up so we will let you in at 4:15pm from Door 18 (our office doors).

*You can mingle on the playground while you wait.

*Please try and arrive early so that you have time to see everything you need to! (gym, art, and music will also be open)

*Reminder if you have siblings you will need to space your time between all the rooms you need to visit. 

*We can’t wait to see you Monday after school.


ELA – We will be completing our Benchmark Unit 9 Week 3 brochure and Magazine. We will have our spelling test on Thursday.

Math – We will finish lesson 3 in Topic A on Word problems and take the Topic A quiz. We will work on Lessons 4-6 in Topic B Attributes of polygons.

Social Studies – we will continue our unit on Economics.

Upcoming Dates to remember:

May 22- Montessori Night (4:15-5pm)

May 23 – Color Run

May 24 Color Run rain out date

June 2nd- Talent Show 1:30pm

June 2nd – Popcorn Friday

June 9- Howe School Field Day/Picnic Day

June 12- Kindergarten Promotion Ceremony 5:30 

June 13- Fifth Grade Promotion Ceremony 3:00-3:50 

June 15- Last Day of School- ½ Day 

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Exciting things are happening this week and next!

5/18 Tomorrow Spring Concert 1:30 – Parents welcome, in the gym

5/19 Science Fair – 3:30 – Parents welcome, in the cafeteria. All parents in 3-5 grades need to come in to pick up their child, view the fair and departe at 3:50 with your children and their project.

5/22 Montessori Night 4:15-5:00- Parents welcome – pick up at 3:55, wait on the playground for teachers to set up. We will open the doors at 4:15. You will be visiting your children’s classroom, gym, art and music.

5/26-5/29 – No School

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More News

Science Fair Projects – Please send in science fair projects on Friday morning. Please come in and see the Science Fair at 3:30 on Friday and plan to bring the science fair project home with you at 3:50. All parents need to pick up inside at the cafeteria. If extra parking is needed you can park across the street from the office.

Here is an example of how to set up the Science Fair board that was sent home last week.

PTA Meeting This Thursday, May 18th!  (Staff share with on your blogs)

last one for the school year!

Join us on Zoom at 6pm. 

Angela Welton is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: PTA Meeting- last one for 2022-2023!

Time: May 18, 2023 06:00 PM Eastern Time 

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 930 2943 2543

Passcode: 184144

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Weekly News

Happy Mother’s Day! I hope everyone is enjoying time with your family! This is my first mother’s day without my children, I miss them! I’m spending the day in Dexter with my parents. It is a beautiful day 🌞!

NWEA – we will be doing it NWEA on Tuesday and Wednesday with makeup days on Thursday and Friday. Keep practicing for the tests by completing as many skills as possible on your IXL goal plan.

We will squeeze in our regular work as possible between tests.

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