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April 16-20

We hope you had a wonderful and restful break!  Thank you to all who attended out Town Meeting.  We hope you had as much fun as we did getting to shop in our stores!  Thank you as well to Monica Contreras and Marianne Wallace for helping to provide the items for our bakery!  Kid Town is officially over, however we have some fun things still in store as we finish out the year!

Spelling words this week -sprout, brown, count, round, down, frown, how, loud, before, done.   Students will now be counted down for using uppercase words inappropriately.  We will be having them practice in class and will be talking about this but please reinforce this at home.  We will be having a spelling test this Friday.

Library was today.  Your child will be bringing home their library book today.



Please read each night and mark on the reading log.  The reading log is due at the end of each school week.

  • Monday-12.1, spelling 2x
  • Tuesday -math 12.2, spelling  ABC order
  • Wednesday -math 12.3, spelling sentences
  • Thursday - 12.4, study spelling words

Oldies but still goodies                               

(Old announcements but still good to have on hand)

Xtra Math- The purpose of this website is to strictly focus on addition and subtraction fluency. It will help them feel more comfortable with their basic math facts. There is an app for this site but is available for purchase only. Please note, you can still access this site on an iPad without purchasing the app, you will just need to you will just need to go through the internet. The students were shown this site last week and are excited to try it out!

Read Write and Type computer program has begun! Your child may have brought home a certificate last week showing they passed level one of a computer program. We have begun a typing program called Read Write and Type. They are learning how to type on the computer and learning the location of all of the keys. We even cover up the keys while they are typing! We have just begun this program and many have just finished level one. If your child did not bring home a certificate, that is okay as they are not too far behind. They should be bringing it home soon. Have them show you the keys they learned and how they use their "spider fingers" on the home keys to type!

Please check the school website for important information each week and sign up for their weekly newsletter. You can go to the quick link page on the left margin. Scroll down to Wednesday envelope weekly and you should be taken to the page. It will be very helpful for you! 

Spelling City is a great site to help study for spelling!  You can check it out at