This year the party committee has decided they want to do a secret gift exchange. I thought that I would run it by the parents first. The gift limit would be between $5 and $10. There is no pressure to join in this. If your student participated he or she would bring in a wrapped gift on Friday, Dec. 21. Please let me know what you think. If you write a comment here it would be very helpful. Thank you. Mrs. Lahooti
We had a great time at our Halloween party. The party committee did a great job organizing. The costumes were amazing! Check us out!
This week we have a lot going on.
***On Wednesday we have our Halloween party from 12:00 -2:00. Our class won the lunchroom challenge due to great behavior for 3 weeks – so we get a pizza party! We will have it for our Halloween party. The committee has been working on decorating the room and lining up games for the party. Students can bring costumes to school and change into them at 12. (No weapons). Please no parents until the parade.
***There is a dance party for PBIS 2-2:30 followed by a parade from 2:30 to 3:15 outside the school. We welcome families to come to cheer us on as we go by.
***On Thursday we have a field trip in the morning to see Smallfoot at the Emagine in Canton. We will leave school around 9:00 and return in time for lunch.
***On Friday students have a 1/2 day in the am. Teachers have a duty day working on reportcards in the afternoon.
Next Tuesday there is no school due to voting!!
Have a great week. Thank you for your support.
This week flew by. We finished up our science unit on matter. We will turn to social studies and focus on the beginning of our country. We are reading historical fiction in class and digging into deeper understanding of what we read.
*Students have a reading response journal and will have short activities to do in it occasionally for homework.
* Whenever we take a written test in science or social studies, students will bring them home to be signed. That way I know they have been seen by an adult.
* LAST CHANCE T-SHIRT * We have another chance to order a 5th grade T-shirt. Send in $7.00 by tomorrow and I will order the size and color. All the shirts are adult size.
Our Halloween party will be on October 31st. The party committee is planning the festivities. We will not need parents for the party but we would love to have you come watch the parade. We will be changing into our costumes after lunch. More details to come.
Thank you for your support.
Reminder that Monday is picture day. You can order them and pay online. All students will be getting their picture taken even if they are not purchasing them – so they can be in the yearbook.
We have been creating wireless circuits using materials that conduct electricity. Students have added their work into Seesaw. Check the link to see what we are up to. ( coming soon)
This week we continue to take our NWEA tests. We are done with math and science. We are working on reading and then we will finish up with language arts. Everyone will be very glad when we are done. During this time we will not have much homework. Students should be reading for at least 30 minutes each day. This is considered a lifestyle more than homework. We are trying to cultivate life long readers.
We are planning a fifth grade field trip to a roller skating rank for November. If you would like to chaperone this or any future class trip you will need to have a current background check on file in the office. They are good for three years but take a few weeks to process. if you aren’t sure if you are current you may want to check with the office.
Information about playing a band instrument was sent home today. I encourage students to take up and learn to play an instrument for many reasons. First, it is a way to fit in and have something in common with others, playing an instrument enriches your life long after school years are over, and last but not least research shows learning to read music strengthens the math side of your brain. I hope you will encourage your child will take up an instrument and commit to it for the whole year.
Thank you for your support,
Tonight is OPEN HOUSE at Haigh. Open house is from 6:00-7:30. I hope to see you there!