Killimett's Klubhouse

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Wax Museum!


The kiddos did such a fantastic job today at the Wax Museum!  

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Wax Museum


Just a reminder that our Wax Museum is in the morning!  The students have worked hard and are excited to present their “Change Makers!”

Remember that you are invited to join us from 8:30-9:00am in the Cafe. 

Please check in at the office and head on in to the Cafe. 

Please do not plan to arrive early as the students will be setting up.

The doors will open at 8:30 and parents will be walking around to visit each Wax Model.  Stay the whole time or just pop in during the window.  We do need parents to leave at 9:00am as the rest of the school has been invited to visit our Wax Museum as well and we need to make space. 🙂 

Students should come with all props at normal school arrival time.  Students should already be in costume if they have one.  

Thank you for your support.  

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Revolutionary War Study Guide


Feel free to use this study guide to discuss the importance of the events and people listed.  Nothing needs to be written down or turned in to me.  We will be finishing up our unit on the War the week after the break!

American Revolution Study Guide

  1. What do you think when you hear the name Benedict Arnold?  Why?

  1. Who is famous for saying “Give me Liberty or Give me Death!”?  What does it mean?

  1. ______________ is the ruler of England who proclaimed additional taxes on the colonists.

  1. Who is the main author of the Declaration of Independence?

  1. A lawyer who defended the British soldiers during the Boston Massacre.

  1. _________________ asked France to help the American colonies win freedom from Great Britain.

  1. Who dressed as Native Americans and dumped tea into Boston Harbor?

  1. What did the Proclamation of 1763 do or say?

  1. Laws passed to punish the colonists for the Boston Tea Party?

  1. What battle brought the Revolutionary War to an end?

  1. What was the purpose of the Declaration of Independence?

  1. What idea did the Declaration of Independence emphasize?

  2. “The shot heard ‘round the world” came from which battle?

Short Answer-Be prepared to write 2-4 sentences on the topic:

Why did King George III start taxing the colonists?

Explain what the saying “No taxation without representation” means.

Explain the 3 things the Declaration of Independence included.


Describe the importance of each battle using 2-4 sentences:

Battle of Lexington & Concord

Battle of Saratoga

Battle of Yorktown

Describe the meaning of this political cartoon designed by Ben Franklin.

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Keeping Up With the Klubhouse



  • Field Trip forms were due today.  If you haven’t send your child’s permission slip in and the payment, please do so on Monday.  As always, if you need financial assistance, please do not hesitate to let me know.  On that same note, if you would like to sponsor a student please send in $15 in an envelope marked 1st grade field trip sponsor.  We greatly appreciate any extra donations!

  • We will be visiting the library every Thursday.  Students are required to check out 1 fiction (chapter book) and 1 non-fiction book of their choosing.  Students may check out a third book if they desire, but school policy is that they may only have 1 fiction (chapter book) checked out at a time.  Please let me know if you have any questions about these expectations.  

  • The week of 9/24-9/28 is fall break and there will be no school!  Enjoy your break!

  • Publix Night is coming up on Thursday 10/4

  • All Pro Dads on Friday 10/5

  • Plan ahead for early release during Conference week 10/15-10/19.  Students will be dismissed at 12:20 pm.  

IB Unit 1 on Change is coming to an end.  We have enjoyed our inquiry into the Revolutionary War and change makers.  Students have chosen a historical change maker to represent in our end of the unit Wax Museum next Thursday 9/20.  Parents are invited to join us from 8:30-9:00am in the Cafe.  Students are completing research and preparations in class, but may need some assistance with their props for the Wax Museum.  I have explained to the students that this is their project, not yours. 🙂  They will continue to have time next week to work on this as well.  I look forward to seeing you all Thursday morning!

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Keeping Up With the Klubhouse



  • Tomorrow is Back to Football Friday!  Students may wear NFL football shirts and athletic shorts.  

  • Tomorrow night is Family Fun Night! 5:00-7:00 at Teasely.

  • Field Trip form went home for the Chattahoochee Nature Center.  Please send in the permission slip and payment.  If you are interested in being a chaperone for this trip, email me!

  • School Council elections will happen on Monday.  We have quite a few kiddos who would like to run for our representatives.  They will need to be prepared to give their speech on Monday morning.  Speeches should not last more than 2 minutes.

  • Some grades have been posted to ParentVue, but there are many more to come this 9 weeks.  It is hard to get a lot of grades in the first few weeks of school.  Two Weekend Writing papers went home today.  They are graded and I have conferenced with each of your students.  I would suggest that you look through these assignments and help your child to make corrections.  

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Keeping Up With The Klubhouse


We had a great time and learned a lot on our field trip to the Fire Safety Village!  See the pictures below!  

A few things we learned are:

  • the Fire Department will provide you with a free smoke detector if you do not have one

  • The Cobb County Aquatic Center will provide your child with free swimming lessons to help them be safe in the water

  • talk about ways for your child to be safe if home alone (a maximum of 2 hours)

  • booster seats should be used in cars for ALL children that are under 4’9″ (57 inches)

  • knowing 2 exits from EVERY room in the house in case of fire and identifying a family meeting place


-Next Wednesday 8/29 is an early release day.  Students will be dismissed at 12:15.  

Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?  Teasley’s Physical Education department is proud to partner with the NFL and their PLAY60 program to bring you BACK TO FOOTBALL Friday on September 7th.  Back to Football Friday is a school-wide event that encourages students to get active and excited about the upcoming football season.  Students are encouraged to wear their favorite NFL football gear.  During their specials time the students will participate in football related stations testing their throwing, catching, kicking, punting, and speed/agility.

Like any school-wide event, WE NEED YOUR HELP.  To volunteer please use this link

Should you have any questions please feel free to contact Coach Homansky at [email protected] or Coach Sonny at [email protected].


FROZEN FRIDAYS are coming! Support our 5th graders by purchasing a FROZEN FRIDAY pass. With a FROZEN FRIDAY pass, your child will receive a real fruit, no sugar added frozen treat every Friday of the school year. You can purchase an annual pass for $30 or a quarterly pass for $10. Buying an annual pass saves you $10!  See the order form for additional details.

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Pictures from the Fire Safety Village:

Practicing crawling through smoke and out a window!

Learning driver safety!


Safety as a passenger!

Electricity Safety!

Worn out!


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Talent Show Information!


Is your student interested in showing off their amazing talent on stage? Auditions for the 3rd-5th Grade Talent Show will take place on Wednesday, September 5th after school. Please complete and return the permission slip to school by Wednesday, August 29th at 2:45 pm.

The Teasley Talent Show will look a little different this year!  Please click on the link below to read more about the Intermediate (3rd-5th Grade) Talent Show.

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Click below to view students cheering on their classmates as they finish morning laps:


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I’ve added a page to the right with some helpful links for Teasley titled

School Links!  

*Don’t forget to make sure your child’s Fire Safety workbook is returned tomorrow with:

  •  the Home Safety checklist completed AND signed 

  •  the safety plan and escape route competed AND signed

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Keeping Up With the Klubhouse

  • Picture day is Monday!  Wear standard school attire.

  • Spirit Night is at Los Bravos Tuesday!

  • Friday we have our first field trip to the Fire Safety Village (Everyone filled out the forms at Meet and Greet or I caught up with you)

Fire Safety:

We have begun our study of fire safety and the kiddos have a workbook that they will complete here at school.  We had a visitor from a firefighter today to discuss the book, the upcoming trip, and to introduce the topic.  We learned some very important things today!  Please ask your child to tell you about it.  Students have the workbooks in their take home folders today because they need to complete a Home Safety Checklist on pages 2 and 3 as well as draw an escape route from their room on page 11.  Please discuss this with your child and use this time to create a true safety plan your family will follow in the event of an emergency! The workbooks need to come back to school on Monday, but you have until Tuesday to complete the checklist and route. (So, it can come home again on Monday if need be)

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