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We are currently in First place with the  (penny) harvest Thank you to all the families, students and friends who have contributed to our class.  However, we still need more.  It does not have to be just pennies!  It can be other coins and dollar bills.  All money raised goes to our school.  Also, we need more   (box tops).  Our class is in last place.  Box tops can be found on cereal boxes, soup cans, snack boxes, etc.  Please help us get out of last place.


  • Mondays= Band/Music Class (Bring your instrument),   
  • Tuesdays = Art Class + Gym Class,   
  • Wednesdays = Computer Class, Library Time especially with our friend Peter from 8th grade who reads and shares experiences with us,     
  • Thursdays = Gym Class,
  • Fridays (Music) Class 


Students will learn  about using base 10 blocks. Also students will participate in ways to make numbers and problem solving: make an organized list. Students should be practicing their Math skills by using Mathletics for 30 minutes each night.

 Students will be reading Honey Bees. Students will learn how to identify the made-up elements in a fiction story and to learn about figurative language. We are practicing plural forms. Students will continue to learn about other famous women who have made significant contributions to society instead of traditional heroes. 


Students will learn how to write explanatory/ information texts. They will practice long “U” words and contractions for example:

  1. I’m=I am
  2. They’re= they are
  3. Don’t=Do not
  4. I’ve=I have
  5. She’ll=She will



Students are learning words. The new words:

Feet       He      Green    Tree     She     

See         Me      Be           We      Week


New vocabulary words: Individual, Eagerly, Romp, Special, Industrious, Wander, Slither, Creep.

High Frequency Words: Also, Family, New, Other, Some, Their.


Students will learn about Women in History (March is Women’s History Month) and their contributions to society.  This week we will be learning about Water  and Land:

  • Lakes 
  • Rivers
  • Plains
  • Hills 
  • Mountains
  • Valleys


Students will be learning about daylight changes, seasons and Earth rotation:  

  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Winter 
  • Spring


Students will learn about  Lent along with the three “R’s” (Reflect, Repent, Renew).  We will learn about miracles and parables of Jesus. 



Reminders Week of March 18th, 2019

Posted on March 18, 2019
  • Spring Pictures are to be taken on March 19th, 2019. Dress to impress!!!!
  • Wednesday March 20th, 2019 is Report Cards Afternoon 3:30- 5 PM and Night 6-7 PM.

Reminders for the week of March 4th, 2019

Posted on March 3, 2019
  • Tuesday March 5th Mardi Gras and Carnival Grades K-8 (3 dollar donation details to follow)
  • Wednesday March 6th Ash Wednesday. There will be Mass on Ash Wednesday @ 10:30 am (Join us in the Church).
  • Friday March 8th Grades K-8 School closed (Professional Day) 
  • Fun Activities will be honor of  Birthday (March 2nd).

Week of February 11, 2019

Posted on February 9, 2019
  • Valentine day February 14, 2019 will be dress down day please wear Red or Pink for $2. 
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