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

 

 

 

 

Early Release – Friday, November 15

Parent-teacher conferences will be held on November 18 and 20. 

Report cards – you will receive your child’s report card at your conference.

Goodies Factory Fundraiser Item Pick Up on NOVEMBER 21 from 3:00-5:00 PM!

  • If your child participated in the fundraiser, items must be picked up on Thursday, November 21 between 3:00 and 5:00 PM.
  • If you’re unable to pick up items during this time, please make arrangements with a friend, neighbor, or family member.
  • Georgetown Elementary Holiday Program will be held on December 12.

What’s Coming Up – Week of November 11-15, 2019

 

 

Miscellaneous

    • PE Cares- Please send in canned goods
    • Early Release – Friday, November 15
    • Parent-teacher conferences will be held on November 18 and 20. 
      • Individual conference times were communicated earlier last week.

 

  • Goodies Factory Fundraiser

 

    • If your child participated in the fundraiser, items must be picked up on Thursday, November 21 between 3:00 and 5:00 PM.
    • If you’re unable to pick up items during this time, please make arrangements with a friend, neighbor, or family member.
  • Georgetown Elementary Holiday Program will be held on December 12.

 

Math:

  • We are getting into our third unit, multiplying and dividing fractions. 
  • Students should be completing Moby Max Fact Fluency practice at home for five minutes per day unless they have mastered all math facts.

 

ELA:

  • We’re beginning a reading and writing unit which will focus on theme.
  • Students should be reading for 20 minutes each night and filling out the reading log.

 

Science: 

  • We’re discussing collaborative work practices and scientific understanding.

 

Social Studies:

  • We will be continuing our second unit, Three Worlds Meet. 

 

 

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

 

 

Miscellaneous

    • Parent-teacher conferences will be held on November 18 and 20. 
      • Individual conference times were communicated earlier this week.

 

  • Goodies Factory Fundraiser

 

    • If your child participated in the fundraiser, items must be picked up on Thursday, November 21 between 3:00 and 5:00 PM.
    • If you’re unable to pick up items during this time, please make arrangements with a friend, neighbor, or family member.

 

Thank you to parents who volunteered or donated items for our fall party!

What’s Coming Up – Week of October 28- November 1, 2019

 

 

 

Goodies Factory Fundraising!

    • Goodies Factory fundraiser orders and payment are due on Monday, Oct. 28.
      • Please turn in one check payable to Georgetown Elementary for the entire order  AND BOTH WHITE AND YELLOW FORMS TO SCHOOL. 
      • Plan to pick up ALL items on Thursday, November 21st, from 3:00-5:00 PM. 

 

  • Please note that we cannot hold any items overnight!

 

  • Turkey Trot on Tuesday, October 29
  • Picture retake on Tuesday, October 29
  • Halloween Party on Thursday, October 31. Please send in donations for the party by Tuesday, October 29th. Thank you in advance.

Math:

  • We are getting into our third unit, multiplying and dividing fractions. 
  • Students should be completing Moby Max Fact Fluency practice at home for five minutes per day unless they have mastered all math facts.

 

ELA:

  • We’re beginning a reading and writing unit which will focus on theme.
  • Students should be reading for 20 minutes each night and filling out the reading log.

 

Science: 

  • We’re discussing collaborative work practices and scientific understanding.

 

Social Studies:

  • We will be continuing our second unit, Three Worlds Meet.

What’s Coming Up – Week of October 21-25, 2019

 

 

Goodies Factory Fundraising!

    • Goodies Factory fundraiser orders and payment are due on Monday, Oct. 28.
      • Please turn in one check payable to Georgetown Elementary for the entire order  AND BOTH WHITE AND YELLOW FORMS TO SCHOOL. 
      • Plan to pick up ALL items on Thursday, November 21st, from 3:00-5:00 PM. 

 

  • Please note that we cannot hold any items overnight!

 

Important Reminders:

  • Early Release and Popcorn Day Friday, October 18
  • Turkey Trot on Tuesday, October 29

What’s Coming Up – Week of October 14-18, 2019

 

 

 

 

Goodies Factory Fundraising!

    • A letter will be sent home with students on Thursday, Oct. 10 explaining the fifth grade activity fee.
      • The 5th grade activity fee of $100, minus any money earned by fundraising, is due on or before February 1, 2019. Once the fundraiser is complete, you will be informed of the remaining balance due.
    • Goodies Factory fundraiser orders and payment are due on Monday, Oct. 28.
      • We will kick off the fundraiser with students on Thursday, Oct. 10.
      • Please turn in one check payable to Georgetown Elementary for the entire order.
      • Plan to pick up ALL items on Thursday, November 21st, from 3:00-5:00 PM. 

 

  • Please note that we cannot hold any items overnight!

 

Important Reminders:

  • Jet’s Pizza night tonight! When you order, be sure to mention your teacher’s name.
  • Urban Hay Day October 12
    • Mrs. Ball and Mrs. Neinhuis will be in the dunk tank from 11:15-11:30!
  • Early Release and Popcorn Day Friday, October 18
  • Turkey Trot on Tuesday, October 29

 

Math:

  • We are getting into our second unit, addition and subtraction with decimals. 
  • Students should be completing Moby Max Fact Fluency practice at home for five minutes per day unless they have mastered all math facts.

 

ELA:

  • We’re working on strategies that help us bring our stories to life and continuing to write our narrative pieces.
  • Students should be reading for 20 minutes each night and filling out the reading log.

 

Science: 

  • We’ll begin discussing collaborative work practices and scientific understanding prior to our first unit.

 

Social Studies:

  • We will be continuing our second unit, Three Worlds Meet.

What’s Coming Up – Week of October 7-11, 2019

 

 

Important Reminders:

  • Please take time to sign up for donations for our Fall Party. Click this link to go to our invitation page on SignUp.com: https://signup.com/loginentry/3257646420114
  • Culver’s Night Fundraiser..Monday, October 7
  • Jet’s Pizza Night 10/10!
  • Turkey Trot- See message below from Mrs. VanKoevering

What’s Coming Up – Week of September 30-October 4, 2019

 

 

Math:

  • We are wrapping up our first unit involving addition and subtraction of fractions. 
  • As this unit unfolds, a focus will be to master our multiplication and division math facts. Please practice these at home and look for MobyMax homework to come soon!

 

ELA:

  • We’re working on strategies that help us bring our stories to life and continuing to write our narrative pieces.
  • Students should be reading for 20 minutes each night and filling out the reading log.

 

Science: 

  • We’ll begin discussing collaborative work practices and scientific understanding prior to our first unit.

 

Social Studies:

  • We’ll be moving on to our second unit, Three Worlds Meet. 

 

Important Reminders:

  • Walk-a-thon on September 27th!
    • Fifth grade will walk from 10:45-11:30
  • Culver’s Night Fundraiser..Monday, October 7

What’s Coming Up – Week of September 23-27, 2019

 

 

Important Reminders:

  • Early Release day Friday, September 20th!
  • Popcorn Friday on Sept 20th.
  • School Safeties start on Monday, September 23rd!
  • Walk-a-thon on Friday, September 27th! Pledge packets due by Monday, September 30th! 🙂
  • Picture Day Thursday, September 26
    • Envelopes were sent home on September 18
  • Spirit Week Schedule
    • Monday 9/23- PJ Day
    • Tuesday 9/24- Crazy/Mismatched Socks
    • Wednesday 9/25- Crazy Hair 
    • Thursday 9/26- Dress Your Best (Picture Day)
    • Friday 9/27- Eagle Spirit (Blue and Gold)
  • This past Tuesday was Constitution Day…
    • Our class honored this day by watching a We the People video and discussing how this fit into our current social studies unit that looks at the structure of our US government.

What’s Coming Up – Week of September 16-20, 2019

 

 

 

Math:

  • We are working our first math unit, Addition & Subtraction with Fractions! 
  • As this unit unfolds, a focus will be to master our multiplication and division math facts. Please practice these at home and look for MobyMax homework to come soon!
  • ELA:
  • We’re working on establishing strong independent reading lives and writing narrative pieces.
  • Students should be reading for 20 minutes each night and filling out the reading log.

Science: 

  • We’ll begin discussing collaborative work practices and scientific understanding prior to our first unit.

 

Social Studies:

  • We are reviewing the structure of our government. 

 

Important Reminders:

  • Early Release day next Friday, September 20th!
  • Popcorn Friday on Sept 20th.
  • Walk-a-thon on September 27th!

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