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What’s Coming Up – Week of April, 22-26 2019

 

 

Miscellaneous:

Important Dates:

  • The end of fifth grade is full of exciting events. For your convenience, we’ve created a list of important dates. We’ve linked it to each of our blogs; you can view it here.
  • April 23, 24, 25 – M-STEP testing dates for fifth grade. Please avoid scheduling appointments during the school day on these dates if at all possible.
  • Georgetown Art Show Reception Monday, April 22⋅5:30 – 7:30pm. Please see Mrs. Chmura’s blog for more details. http://mchmura.edublogs.org

What’s Coming Up – Week of April 15-19, 2019

 

 

Miscellaneous:

Important Dates:

  • The end of fifth grade is full of exciting events. For your convenience, we’ve created a list of important dates. We’ve linked it to each of our blogs; you can view it here.
  • April 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 – M-STEP testing dates for fifth grade. Please avoid scheduling appointments during the school day on these dates if at all possible.

Curriculum:

 

  • Our curriculum will be light the next couple of weeks due to M-STEP testing.
  • We will continue to learn about the Revolutionary War.  There will be a test on this content on Friday, April 19th.  Look for a review packet to come home to help study for this test.

 

 

What’s Coming Up – Week of April 8-12, 2019

 

 

Miscellaneous:

Important Dates:

  • The end of fifth grade is full of exciting events. For your convenience, we’ve created a list of important dates. We’ve linked it to each of our blogs; you can view it here.
  • March 28 – **Reproductive health video
  • Spring break will be March 29-April 8. Have fun and be safe! 🙂
  • April 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 – M-STEP testing dates for fifth grade. Please avoid scheduling appointments during the school day on these dates if at all possible.

April 12– Early release

What’s Coming Up – Week of March 25-29, 2019

 

 

Important Dates:

  • The end of fifth grade is full of exciting events. For your convenience, we’ve created a list of important dates. We’ve linked it to each of our blogs; you can view it here.
  • March 28 – **Reproductive health video
  • March 29-April 8- Spring break. Have fun and be safe! 🙂
  • April 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 – M-STEP testing dates for fifth grade. Please avoid scheduling appointments during the school day on these dates if at all possible.
  • April 12– Early release

Course Selections

Today counselors from Baldwin Street Middle school visited our classroom to talk with students about course selections for next year.

Students received a course selection sheet. Please use the links below to review course options with your child.

Please sign both sides of the pink sheet coming home today and return no later than Friday, March 22nd!

 

Core Class Course Descriptions

Elective Class Course Descriptions and Videos

What’s Coming Up – Week of March 18-22, 2019

 

 

 

Miscellaneous:

 

Important Dates:

  • The end of fifth grade is full of exciting events. For your convenience, we’ve created a list of important dates. We’ve linked it to each of our blogs; you can view it here.
  • Math:
  • We are working on unit 6 which focuses on operations and word problems.

ELA:

  • We will continuing our research unit in both reading and writing pertaining to the Revolutionary War.  Students will begin a Google Slides presentation.

Social Studies:

  • Unit 5 test will be on Tuesday. Students have study guides to help them review.
  • We will begin unit 6: The Revolutionary War.

Week of March 11-15th

 

 

 

 

 

Miscellaneous:

Early Release:

  • March 8th

Conferences:

  • Georgetown’s spring conferences will be held Monday, March 11 and Wednesday, March 13. A conference confirmation slip was sent home last week.

Middle School Music Information Nights

  • The middle school music programs will be hosting 3 information nights for parents and students interested in participating.
  • All events are the same, so families may choose the option that work best for them:
    • Tuesday, March 12 – 5:30-9:00 PM – Riley Street Middle School
    • Wednesday, March 13 – 5:30-9:00 PM – HHS main campus media center
    • Thursday, March 14 – 5:30-9:00 PM – Baldwin Street Middle School

Book Fair:

  • The Scholastic book fair will be at Georgetown next week,
  • Our class will preview on Monday, March 11th.
  • We will shop on Thursday, March 14.

Important Dates:

  • The end of fifth grade is full of exciting events. For your convenience, we’ve created a list of important dates. We’ve linked it to each of our blogs; you can view it here.

What’s Coming Up – Week of March 4-8, 2019

 

 

Miscellaneous:

Conferences:

  • Georgetown’s spring conferences will be held Monday, March 11 and Wednesday, March 13. A conference confirmation slip was sent home last week. Please contact your teacher ASAP if you’re unable to meet at your assigned time.

5th Grade Camp:

  • All parents who submitted an interest form for chaperoning at camp will be notified whether they’ve been selected by March 1.

Middle School Visit:

  • The 5th graders will visit Baldwin Street Middle School on Monday, March 4th.
  • We’ll leave Georgetown shortly after 9:00 and return by 11:30.

Early Release:

  • March 8th

Important Dates:

  • The end of fifth grade is full of exciting events. For your convenience, we’ve created a list of important dates. We’ve linked it to each of our blogs; you can view it here.

What’s Coming Up – Week of February 25-March 1, 2019

 

 

 

Miscellaneous:

Conferences:

  • Georgetown’s spring conferences will be held Monday, March 11 and Wednesday, March 13. A conference confirmation slip will be coming home today Friday, February 22, 2019.   Please email your teacher ASAP if it will not be possible to meet at this assigned time.

5th Grade Camp:

  • All parents who submitted an interest form for chaperoning at camp will be notified whether they’ve been selected by March 1.

Middle School Visit:

  • The 5th graders will visit Baldwin Street Middle School on Monday, March 4th. Watch the blog for further details.

Early Release:

  • March 8th

Important Dates:

  • The end of fifth grade is full of exciting events. For your convenience, we’ve created a list of important dates. We’ve linked it to each of our blogs; you can view it here.

 

Math:

  • We are continuing Unit 5: focusing on division of whole numbers and decimals.

ELA:

  • We will begin a research unit in both reading and writing pertaining to the Revolutionary War.

Social Studies:

We will begin our social studies unit: The Road to the Revolution.

What’s Coming Up – Week of February 18-22, 2019

 

 

Miscellaneous:

5th Grade Camp:

  • Information regarding opportunities for parents to volunteer as camp chaperones were sent home on Wed. of this week. If you are interested please return the form to school by Feb. 19th.
  • Dates for camp this year are May 16-17.

Symphony Field Trip:

  • On February 19, fifth graders will have the opportunity to travel to Holland to see a special performance by the Grand Rapids Symphony. We will leave school around 10:15 and return around 1:00. 

Jet’s Pizza Night: Thursday, February 21

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