Newsletter: Week 26 of 37

Student origami art
March 28 - April 1, 2016

   Happy Easter! I hope Spring Break was restful for everyone. Back into the swing of things on Monday, with one final trimester to go in 5th grade! Let's work hard and finish strong! Report cards will be emailed on Friday. Make it a great week, everyone!

Upcoming Events

  • Mar 28 - Start of 3rd Trimester
  • Apr 01 - Report cards emailed
  • Apr 05 - Aladdin After School Practice (3-5pm)
  • Apr 12 - Aladdin After School Practice (3-5pm)
  • Apr 19 - Aladdin After School Practice (3-5pm)
  • Apr 21 - Aladdin After School Practice (3-5pm)
  • Apr 22 - Aladdin Performances! (8:30am & 7:00pm)
  • Apr/May TBD - Field Trips to Neighborhood House
  • May 04 - Progress Reports Emailed
  • [more] - click to view calendar

Curriculum and Exams

  • Bible - Lesson 14: Ruth | Verse: Ruth 1:16 | 
  • Math - Chapter 7
  • Science - Rocks & Minerals Unit | Rock Collection Project due 4/5 (see below)
  • Social Studies [Mrs. Proulx] - Ancient Rome Unit
  • Reading - Literary terms in Treasures
  • Read Aloud - Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
  • Writing - Daily microwriting
  • Spelling - In-class practice | Bi-weekly assessment
  • Grammar - Adverbs Unit
  • Other - None

Science: Rock Collection Project

Our science lab instructor, Mrs. Swain, assigned the students a Rock Collection Project, which is due on the morning of Tuesday, April 5th. Each student should collect at least 8 different rocks or minerals in order to identify them. The students must NOT know the type of rock or mineral collected (it would defeat the purpose of attempting to identify it in Science Lab). Please use an ordinary egg carton to collect them, numbering the carton spots #1-8 for the rocks or minerals to be placed in. If anyone has extra egg cartons at their house, please bring them in for students who do not have one to use for collecting. This has already been explained to the students in class. Thank you, and please direct any questions to Mr. Riedl or Mrs. Swain.

Person of the Week

Max Eldien!

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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