Newsletter: Week 11 of 37

Christmastime is here!
November 16 - 20, 2015

   Honored Guest Morning was an enjoyable time last week! This week we will be finalizing our preparations for Student-Led Parent Conferences and then celebrating Thanksgiving Break with our first class party on Friday! Make it a great week, everyone!

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 20 - Friday Spirit Wear Day! Show WHCS School Spirit!
  • Nov 20 - Class Party: Thanksgiving! (2-3pm)
  • Nov 21 - Mrs. Riedl's birthday! (Mr. Riedl needs to include this so he doesn't forget!)
  • Nov 23-24 - Student-Led Parent Conferences (more info here)
  • Nov 25-27 - No School (Thanksgiving Break)
  • Nov 30 - No School (Professional Development)
  • Dec 03 - Chorale Performance (6pm, Washington Square Mall, details below)
  • [more] - click to view calendar

Curriculum and Exams

  • Bible - Lesson 5: Joseph | Verse: Genesis 50:20 | Lesson & Verse Quiz Friday
  • Math - Math Goals & Chapter 2
  • Science - Space Unit | Space Project due Tuesday
  • Social Studies [Mrs. Proulx] - Mesopotamia Unit | Unit Test Thursday
  • Reading - Reading Goals
  • Read Aloud - Wonder: The Julian Chapter by R.J. Palacio
  • Writing - Student-Led Conference Letters
  • Spelling - Wired For Reading spelling videos (soon)
  • Grammar - Verbs Unit
  • Other - Practicing Student-Led Parent Conferences

Space Project

The fifth graders are designing and constructing models of space projects to present in Science Lab this 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!

Invitation From Mrs. Brumley

You’re invited to hear both Chorale and the 7/8th Grade Ensemble sing at Washington Square Mall (Sears Court) on Thursday, December 3rd, at 6:00 pm. Join us for this festive WHCS tradition as we boldly proclaim the birth of Jesus to our community!

Person of the Week

Lillian Golden!

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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