Newsletter: Week 10 of 37

Group 2 at Neighborhood House!
November 9 - 13, 2015

   After another great trip to Neighborhood House last week, and now all of the students have had a chance to learn about the heart behind this food pantry. Be sure to continue the conversation at home about how we can die to ourselves and live for Christ by loving others. Don't forget that we will be recognizing Veterans Day on Wednesday, so there is no school. And if you aren't aware of what will be happening with conferences in a couple of weeks, read more about it here: Student-Led Parent ConferencesMake it a great week, everyone!

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 10 - Honored Guest Morning
  • Nov 11 - No School (Veterans Day)
  • Nov 20 - Friday Spirit Wear Day! Show WHCS School Spirit!
  • Nov 20 - Class Party: Thanksgiving! (2-3pm)
  • Nov 23-24 - Student-Led Parent Conferences (more info here)
  • Nov 25-27 - No School (Thanksgiving Break)
  • [more] - click to view calendar

Curriculum and Exams

  • Bible - Lesson 4: Joseph | Verse: Genesis 50:20 | 
  • Math - Math Goals & Chapter 2
  • Science - Space Unit | Space Project due 11/17
  • Social Studies [Mrs. Proulx] - Mesopotamia Unit
  • Reading - Reading Goals
  • Read Aloud - Wonder by R.J. Palacio
  • Writing - Vision Letters with Dress-Ups
  • Spelling - Wired For Reading spelling videos
  • Grammar - Verbs Unit
  • Other - Preparing for Student-Led Parent Conferences

Space Project

The fifth graders are designing and constructing models of space projects to present in Science Lab on Tuesday, November 17th. The projects are to be made at home using materials found in the home. Please do not go out and spend money on this project. Lego pieces and similar toys can be used as part of the project if the design is original. No pre-made projects. The projects should be small enough to fit on a desk top. Ideas may include but are not limited to: A model of a space station, a device to help astronauts eat/drink/work in space, a space suit, a spacecraft, robot/rover with a specific purpose, a tool to use in space, a space colony or biosphere, design a sport to play in space, etc. Please direct any questions to Mr. Riedl or Mrs. Swain. Have fun inventing!

Person of the Week

Anna Whitaker!

Other School-wide Events

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Teacher Contact

Mr. Riedl | www.riedlteach.com | 503-756-3309 | aaron.riedl@whcs.org
Mrs. Proulx | visit her website | 503-977-5488 | sylvia.proulx@whcs.org

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