Sunday, February 26, 2017

Proulx Newsletter 2/27-3/03/2017

Dear Parents and Students,

Welcome to week 24 of 37. Spirit Week is here!  This week is the time students at WHCS get to dress up to match the theme of each day and let their school-spirit shine!  Additionally, students should check the Hoop-a-thon website every day to see if their sponsors are tabbing entries.  Let's make this year's Hoop-a-thon/Spirit Week a great one!

Following is the list of Spirit Week themes:

Mon:  Pajama Day
Tues:  Sports Day
Wed:  Lumberjack Day
Thu:   Disney Day
Fri:     Class Choice

Looking ahead:

Feb 27-Mar 3 -  SpiriWeek!

Feb 28 -  Lion King After School (3:05-5:00)
Mar 03 - Hoop-a-thon
Mar 10 - Special Chapel with Aaron Meyer.
Mar 14  - Field Trip: Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals (9:00-1:30)
Mar 17 - Patriotic Program and Museum (7 pm).
Mar 23 - 5/6 grade Puberty Talk 
April 7  - Service Project:  Our work at NWCO is scheduled for April 7th. We will need parent help
               (drivers/chaperones).  Be looking for dates/times, and the volunteer sign-up email to arrive in
               your inbox soon.

Following is the classroom-context of our week:

Bible:     Unit 9 continued.  No test for Unit 9.

MV:        1 John 1:8 Memory verse quiz Monday 3/6.
Math:     Finish Chapter 3 lessons 10-12, Chapter Review. Test 3/6. Begin chapter 4 Tues 3/7.
               Math practice and helps: Think Central, and Khan Academy. 
SS:         Ancient Greece unit continued.
Sci:        Solid Earth Unit.
Literacy Block:
    • Reading: Finish book.  Book report due 3/15.  Please check pink packet for details.
    • Writing: Begin working on book report packet in class.  Lessons will be given each day. Students must finish their books if they have not.  Rough draft due 3/10. Begin the writing portion; students should work at home and at school; parent editing needed. Typing/printing final drafts will be assigned as homework, however, students will continue to work on the reports at school during Writing class, as well.  Book report due date extension: March 15. 
    • Grammar:  Adverb review due Thursday.
Reading Buddies: Friday
Specials: Regular Schedule
Music: Mon. 5/6 boys only lunch practice.  Wed. 5/6 girls only lunch practice. LION KING AFTER 
             SCHOOL (3-5:00),Tues, Feb 28th.
Art: Complete Greek Vase artwork.

Please feel free to view "Class Website< click link for updates. For information pertaining to WHCS, please remember to click the following link >"school website." 
Correction Forms can be found on the Resources and Study Guides page on the classroom website, or click the link to print > "Correction  forms<link.  If you have not yet seen the Corrections forms, please remind your children that they are capable to choose any assignment, do corrections, and improve their grade points.
*There may be some modifications to the schedule during the week, depending on student needs/tempo. We will work on classroom expectations throughout the week. As always, I will email important updates to you as they arise.

**Photos of your child's textbooks are found in "5P Curriculum" on My Website. <click link
*A copy of "Dress Up and Sentence Openers" strategies can be found in "Resources and Study Guides"

Please remember to check for updates on the my classroom website.  Thank you. 

Mrs. Proulx
Fifth Grade
WHCS 2016-2017

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