Bus ride to Stout!

The school has arranged for one bus to take the 4th and 5th graders to Stout tomorrow morning at 9:15 a.m. for “The Bullies Christmas Carol” play.  We will have to take two trips to accommodate everyone, however no one will have to walk in the cold weather and snow!!!  We will be back by 11:00 to go to lunch on time.


Science fair!!

Good afternoon families of students grades 3-5,

This year your child will be required to do a science experiment.  Requirements will be sent home this evening.  Please have your child search/brainstorm ideas that may interest him/her.  The “Science Fair Project Getting Started” Idea Slip is due back to your child’s classroom teacher by December 21st.

All science handouts can be found on Google classroom and on my blog.

Science Fair

Thank you for your support!


Holiday Party!!

Our 5th grade classes will be enjoying a festive Holiday party on December 22nd from 9:00am to approximately 11:00 am. We’re planning on having a delicious pancake breakfast, cooked by our very own 5th grade teachers! While the students are enjoying a wonderful home-cooked breakfast, they will be able to sit with friends and watch a G-rated Holiday movie. We have several items that we are in need of to make our celebration a success. Your generosity is extremely appreciated, and we thank you so much!

Team 5th Grade


Week of Dec 11th- 15th

5th grade Science Alien Projects are due this Thursday, December 14th.

I have corrected your child unit three math test please sign and return them tomorrow if your child receive a three or a four. If he/ she received a three or four they may retake a new test tomorrow. For them to be able to take the test it must be returned with a signature. Please go over the methods with your child again tonight for homework.

Our class will be attending the Holiday Shop tomorrow (Tuesday) at 10:30 am. Please send money for your child to shop with them to school. There are no available slots to visit the Holiday Shop on a different time or day, so if your child does not bring money to school on Tuesday, they will NOT be able to shop at a different time or day.

The 4th and 5th grade students will be walking to Stout this Wednesday, December 13th at 9:00 a.m. to see the play “The Bullies Christmas Carol”. Please make sure your child dresses appropriately for the weather. Bundle up!!!

A reminder that our classroom Holiday Gift Exchange is on Friday, December 22nd. Please bring your gift to school by Friday morning.

Spirit Week starts next week. The following is a list of daily activities:

Monday 12/18 – “Baby it’s cold outside” – accessorize your outfit with a winter hat or scarf

Tuesday 12/19 – “Holiday Sweater Day” – wear a festive or ugly sweater

Wednesday 12/20 – White Out” – wear white like the winter snow and ice

Thursday 12/21 – “Holiday Cheer” – wear your BEST holiday outfit

Friday 12/22 – “Snowed In” – wear your pajamas and slippers (appropriate for school)

Our 5th Annual Science Fair is scheduled for February. All 3-5 students are expected to complete a science project. A copy of the idea slip is coming home next week and should be returned with your child’s science fair project idea by Thursday, December 21st. All Science fair projects will be due Monday, February 5th. Please see the blog next week for all copies of papers that will help you with your project and explain the expectations. We will be going over all the expectations next week in science.


Movie Night

I would like to remind everyone that tomorrow the PTA will be hosting Movie night. Doors will open at 6:00pm and the movie will begin promptly at 6:15. Bring your blankets and pillows and come watch Polar Express with us. There will be popcorn and treats for sale. If you would like to donate any items for the bake sale there will be a rack by the office on Friday morning or you can bring your donations at 6:00 when the doors open. As a reminder all children must be accompanied by an adult. Hope to see everyone there.



Families with preschool age children

Attention: Families with Preschool age children who are 4 years of age by December 1, 2017. There is an immediate possibility of free full day preschool beginning in January 2018 in the Dearborn Public Schools (next month). The family must be eligible based on risk factors and not currently enrolled in a GSRP program. If interested, families may pick up an application at the Cotter Early Childhood Center, 13020 Osborn or call Nadia Berry at 313-827-6150.
Please respond immediately as slots are limited.
Families must live in the city of Dearborn.

  1. Jill Chochol, Ph.D.
    Executive Director of Student Achievement
    Dearborn Public Schools
    18700 Audette
    Dearborn, MI 48124
    313-827-3026 chochol/

Week of December 4th – 8th

This Friday, December 8th is Snow Movie Night starting at 6:00 p.m.  The PTA should be sending home information today.

Menu change for second choice Tue and wed. Tues veg lasagna. Wed pizza cruncher. The rest of the days will be grilled cheese. Sorry for any inconveniences. 

 Science Alien Projects are due December 14th! Please don’t send in until the date due. If you missed placed your packet you can find one on Google classroom

Our fourth and fifth grade students have been invited to Stout on Wednesday, December 13, to watch a performance of the play, “The Bullies Christmas Carol”.  The play will start by 9:15 and last up to 75 minutes.  Permission slips will be coming home this week. There is no cost for this walking field trip.

Snow’s Holiday Shop will be December 11-13th.  Our class will be going on Tuesday, December 12th at 10:30 am.  More information will be coming home from the PTA soon.  Please consider signing up to volunteer at the following link:

Our 3rd math test will be this Friday Dec 8th. A study guide will go home Wednesday. Please compete and return the study guide Thursday so we can go over and review for our test. Another great tool is your child math notebook to help study with your child. 
Please make sure your child knows how to do the following
– long division 2 divided by 4 dividend
-multiplying and dividing decimals all ways 
Another permission ship went home for another electronic game day. Thank you to Noor for cashing in her classroom dojo points so we can have another reward day. Please return the slip by Dec 7th Thurs. Phone calls will not go home for permission or permission slip. We need to learn to be more responsible an turn things in on time.
Please make sure your child is reading at least 30 mins a day and completing their reading response journal Mon- Fri. Many students have not being doing this daily and have been missing assignments. Reading daily will help your child become a better reader and their scores will improve. A lot of students have also have been very forgetful and leaving their reading bags at home. This must come returned EVERYDAY same with their planner.
Thank you for all your help!!!
Ms. Sherlock

Hat and Glove for kids

We are kicking off another winter hat and glove for kids in need at our school this year. Our goal is to bring in 100 sets. We will have a bin in the lobby, next to the office, if you are able to drop off any donations. Thank you!



Hat Day!!

IF students bring in two cans for our Canned Food Drive on Friday, December 1, they may wear a hat that day!  Please consider having some fun while helping out the community!  Thanks!