Week of February 12-16

4th grade Spelling words (-tion):  presentation, direction, collection, introduction, communication, disruption, nation, position, fiction, action

Content Area:  government, Congress, Constitution, Senate, House of Representatives

5th grade Spelling words (-sion):  recession, concession, expression, comprehension, submission, vision, discussion, profession, suspension, possession

Content Area:  axis, grid, coordinate, rebellion, promptly

Reminder that our field trip to the orchestra is this Thursday, February 15th from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  We will have lunch at school when we return from the field trip.

Thank you to the volunteers who have already signed up for tomorrow’s Valentine’s Day Party.  There are still some open slots if people are interested.  Please see the SignUp Genius site:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a4eafa822a4f94-valentines

From the PTA:  Hello! The Cookie Dough Fundraiser has been extended!!! We understand with the snow it was hard to get out. Forms will now be due on Wednesday, February 28th. Delivery will be on March 21 from 3-6pm. Profits from this fundraiser will determine our annual End of The Year Picnic! Thank You!!  Snow PTA

Reminder that Mid-Winter break is next week.  There will be no school February 19th-23rd.

From Mrs. Bush: A new Moby Max Challenge will begin on Valentine’s Day.  There is a contest for 3-5 and a different contest for K-2 so when students track their progress be sure students are looking at correct grade. It will end the week after Spring Break.

Valentine’s Day Party

Students may bring in Valentine’s Day cards/candy to pass out to our class on Wednesday, February 14th.  A list of the students’ names in our class will be sent home tomorrow.

If you are able to donate food/supplies for our party, please visit the SignUp Genius link listed below:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a4eafa822a4f94-valentines

Thank you,

Ms. Shene

Menu Change for week of February 12th

From the kitchen:

Monday Feb. 12th Chicken patty on a bun

Tuesday Feb. 13th Breakfast for lunch
Wednesday Feb 14th Galaxy Pizza
Thursday Feb. 15th Hot Dogs
Friday Feb 16th Pizza

Week of February 5-9

4th grade Spelling words (final /le/):  angle, freckle, ankle, knuckle, sprinkle, pebble, uncle, humble, fumble, turtle

Content Area:  rotate, revolve, orbit, planets, solar syster

5th grade Spelling words (-tion suffix): prescription, subscription, application, elevation, communication, explanation, election, introduction, condition, recommendation

Content Area:  historical, relationship, hazardous, absorbed system

*If you have not turned in your child’s permission slip to the orchestra, I have put another copy in your child’s mailbox.  Please return it as soon as possible.  The field trip is Thursday, February 15th from 10:00-12:00 and is free.  Any student who does not attend, must come to school and will be placed in another classroom with work for the morning.  This is not an excused absence.

Science Night is tomorrow (February 6th).  Dumpster Doug is a great presenter who will begin at 6:00 in the gym.  At 6:45 through 7:30, families may walk around the school and see students’ Science Fair Project boards.  All families are encouraged to attend.  Students should wear their Snow Leader shirts, a Snow School shirt, or a blue shirt that evening.

Book Bingo is this Friday, February 9th. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and bingo will start at 6:30 p.m.

Reminder that there is a Late Start this Wednesday, February 7th.  The first bell will ring at 9:35 a.m.

Mrs. Majetic would like to remind all 4th graders that they have a weekly ReadWorks assignment that is assigned every Monday and is due every Friday.  Please make sure your child is completing this at home if they have not finished it already at school.

NWEA reports will be coming home soon!

Week of January 29-February 2

4th grade Spelling words (final /el/):  channel, pixel, chapel, flannel, panel, tunnel, vessel, snorkel, travel, unravel

Content words:  divisor, dividend, quotient, remainder, division

5th grade Spelling words (silent letters):  wreckage, column, moisten, resign, knuckle, wrestled, numb, wrinkle, mechanic, wrong

Content words:  scientific, technical, demand, facilities, efficient

We will be wrapping up our NWEA testing this week with Science.  A parent report will be sent home in the next couple of weeks.  Check to see if your child has shown growth in the four tests.  You can visit the dearbornschools.org website for suggestions of websites that your child can go to at home to improve the NWEA RIT score for the end of the year.

Reminder that ALL Science Fair Projects are due next Monday, February 5th.

Family Science Night is approaching quickly.  It will take place Tuesday, February 6th.
  • 6:00-6:45pm  “Dumpster Doug” science performance by Doug Scheer.
  • 6:45-7:30pm  “Science Walk-thru” the hallways to see students’ experiment displays.

Habit 4 “Think-Win-Win” assembly this Friday, February 2nd at 3:00 p.m.

Book Bingo is Friday, February 9th.  More information will be coming home from the PTA.

Week of January 22-26

4th grade Spelling words (final /ile/ and /il/):  docile, profile, gerbil, fragile, council, pupil, pencil, mobile, hostile, tonsil

Content words:  solid, liquid, matter, heating, cooling

5th grade Spelling words (double consonant with -ing):  forgetting, expelling, transferring, equipping, regretting, begging, quizzing, compelling, omitting, wrapping

Content words:  inspired, pressure, summarize, migrant, portrait

We have completed our NWEA tests for Language and Reading.  This week we will work on Math and next week will be Science.

Reminder that all Science Fair Projects are due Monday, February 5th.  If you have not started working on your project, it is important that you begin now.

This Friday, January 26th is a half day.  Students will be dismissed at 11:45 a.m.

As seen on a previous post:

FAMILY SCIENCE NIGHT

Tuesday, February 6th

6:00-6:45 p.m. “Dumpster Doug” Assembly

6:45-7:30 p.m. “Science Walk-Through”

the hallways to view our fabulous student experiments

*Please arrive early to get a seat.

The show will begin at 6:00 p.m. sharp!

Magic toys will be available for purchase for $5.

Snow Students:  Wear your Snow Leaders shirt, Snow School apparel or the color blue to show your school spirit!

 

Family Science Night Information

FAMILY SCIENCE NIGHT

Tuesday, February 6th

6:00-6:45 p.m. “Dumpster Doug” Assembly

6:45-7:30 p.m. “Science Walk-Through”

the hallways to view our fabulous student experiments

 

*Please arrive early to get a seat.

The show will begin at 6:00 p.m. sharp!

 

Magic toys will be available for purchase for $5.

 

Snow Students:  Wear your Snow Leaders shirt, Snow School apparel or the color blue to show your school spirit!

Go Wolves!