News & Notes

5th Grade Newsletter-March 23, 2017

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  • Our next NC Check In test will be tomorrow, 3/24 at 8:15.  Please make sure your child gets to school on time that day.  Late and/or absent students will make the test up next week.  

  • We are continuing to work with multiplying and dividing decimals.

Language Arts

  • We read a great story this week called “Kaddo’s Wall.”  Ask your child about it.  

  • With EOGs quickly approaching, we need to work on reading stamina.  Please make sure your child reads at home daily.


  • We are now looking at how gravity, friction and mass affect motion.  We will also be doing an “Egg Drop” on the Friday before spring break.  Start thinking of ways to keep an egg safe while being dropped from a second story window!

  • Watching the weather on TV and reviewing the notebook regularly is important.

Important Dates:

  • 3/24-NC Check In

  • 3/30-Early Release

  • 4/6-Science Explosion Night At Oakley

Supplies needed:

  • EARBUDS-make sure your child has these.  Many do not.

  • Kleenex

  • Wooden pencils

  • Glue Sticks