Archive of ‘News from Mrs. Walenta’ category

We received an OUTSTANDING from Mrs. Reagan recognizing Cadence Williams for following Georgetown’s motto of Be Nice* Work Hard* Learn Well. Great job Cadence! 🙂

What’s Coming Up – Week of April 23 – April 27, 2018

 

 

 

Misc:

Important Dates:

  • April 24 – Culver’s Fundraiser 5-8 PM.  Come and be served by your 5th grade teachers  from 6:30-7:00 Details
  • April 24- District Wide Art Show 5:30-7:00 Details
  • May 2 – Parent information meeting for fifth grade camp (Georgetown Elementary multi-purpose room – 6:00 PM)

MATH:

  • We will be finishing up Unit 7: Algebraic Reasoning.

ELA:

  • The students will be crafting an informational on demand writing piece.

Science:

  • We will be exploring the force of gravity.

What’s Coming Up – Week of April 16-20, 2018

 

 

 

 

Misc:

Important Dates:

April 10, 11, 12 & 17 – M-STEP testing dates for fifth grade. Please avoid scheduling appointments during the school day on these dates if at all possible.

April 13 – Early release

April 20 – Check out a offering from HHS Science Students.  Free Screening.  Earth Week Free Family Movie Activity:  Chasing Coral

April 24 – Culver’s Fundraiser 5-8 PM (see your fifth grade teachers from 6:30-7:00)

May 2 – Parent information meeting for fifth grade camp (Georgetown Elementary multi-purpose room – 6:00 PM)

What’s Coming Up – Week of March 26  – March 29 , 2018

 

 

 

Misc:

Important Dates:

March 26 – **Baldwin Street Middle School tour, lunch and registration for classes (afternoon)

March 30April 9 – Spring Break

April 10, 11, 12 & 17 – M-STEP testing dates for fifth grade. Please avoid scheduling appointments during the school day on these dates if at all possible.

April 13 – Early release

Math:

  • We will be finishing up Unit 6: Operations and Word Problems

 

ELA:

  • We are working on Text-Dependent Analysis which requires responding to reading through thoughtful, crafted writing.

 

Social Studies:

  • We will be having a social studies test early in the week on the Revolutionary War.

Social Studies Test and Middle School Visit

We will be taking a social studies test on the American Revolution next Tuesday, March 27. Students completed a foldable study guide that they should use to help review for the test.

I also wanted to remind you that the pink middle school course selection sheets must be turned in to me by Friday, March 23. 

We will visit the middle school on Monday, March 26. Your child should have brought home a letter from food service regarding lunch for that day. You can also see a copy here.

What’s Coming Up – Week of March 19-23, 2018

Misc:

  • March 19 & 21 – Information meeting for parents of students interested in middle school band or orchestra. Meetings are identical; choose ONE date:
    • Monday, March 19 Baldwin Street Middle School – 7:00 PM
    • Wednesday, March 21 Riley Street Middle School – 7:00 PM
  • March 23 – Middle school course selection sheets due; turn in to your child’s classroom teacher.

Math:

  • We are continuing Unit 6: Operations and Word Problems

ELA:

  • We are working on Text-Dependent Analysis which requires responding to reading through thoughtful, crafted writing.

Social Studies:

  • We are wrapping up Unit 6: The Revolutionary War.
  • We will be taking the Unit 6 test the week before spring break.

Report Cards

Report cards will be sent home with students at the end of the day on Monday, March 12. I will have an extra copy of each child’s report card at conferences for those parents who may not have a chance to look over the report card prior to their scheduled conference time. I look forward to speaking with you at conferences.

What’s Coming Up – Week of March 12- March 16, 2018

 

 

 

Misc.

Conferences – We are looking forward to meeting with you at conferences.

March 15 – Instrument fittings….Teachers from the middle school will be coming to Georgetown; they  will bring band and orchestra instruments here to have the students try them out.

School Safety Request from Mr. Cooley

  • If your child is a safety, please check at home for any brightly-colored safety belts that may be around.  We need those to rotate to new safeties each week. Thank you!

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