Newsletter: Week 11 of 37

Honored Guest Morning last week!
November 14 - 18, 2016

   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!

Person of the Week

Gwen McFarland!

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 15 - Chorale After School Rehearsal (3:05-4:00)
  • Nov 18 - Spirit Wear Day! ShoWHCSchooSpirit! 
  • Nov 18 - Class Party: Thanksgiving! (2:00-3:00)
  • Nov 21-22 - Student-Led Conferences (more info here)
  • Nov 23-25 - No School (Thanksgiving Break)
  • [more] - click to view calendar

Curriculum and Exams

  • Bible - Lesson 5: Joseph | Memory verse: Genesis 50:20
  • Math - Math Goals & Chapter 2
  • Science - Space Unit | Space Project due Tuesday (more info below)
  • Social Studies [Mrs. Proulx] - Mesopotamia Unit
  • Read Aloud - Wonder: The Julian Chapter by R.J. Palacio
  • Reading - Reading Goals & Comprehension Strategies
  • Writing - Student-Led Conference Essay
  • Spelling - Unit 6
  • Grammar - Verbs Unit
  • Other - Preparing for Student-Led Conferences

Space Project

The fifth graders are designing and constructing models of space projects to present in Science Lab on Tuesday, November 15th. 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 creating!

Other School-wide Events

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Teacher Contact

Mr. Riedl | 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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