Movie Night Tomorrow!

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Hello  parents! I just wanted to let you know that Movie Night is tomorrow evening!  The movie begins at 4:15 pm!  I know a few people had issues with purchasing tickets.  Fandango is not updated properly, so please go directly to the theater’s website to purchase a ticket! 

Below is the link:  

https://www.gtcmovies.com/georgia-locations/merchants-walk/film-info/wonder

Looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow!  🙂


Book Fair

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Message about the book fair!

Parents:

No checks are accepted at the Book Fair.  We accept cash & credit cards only.  The online book fair is open through the Thanksgiving break & has a much wider selection than we have at the actual book fair!  Thanks so much for all the support that you give us at this time!

 


Week of 11/13/17

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Happy Monday!  Progress Reports came home today in your child’s Friday Folder.  Please sign and return ASAP.  

A field trip form/envelope to the Youth Museum was sent home today as well.  4th graders will learn all about the American Revolution!  We will be going on Monday, December 11th from 9-12 pm.  Students will eat lunch when we return back to school.  Please send the form/envelope in ASAP!   Please email me if you would like to be a chaperone! 

We visited the Book Fair today for a preview!  Students will be allowed to shop all week.

Thank you for sending in items for our Thanksgiving Basket.  Please send in items by Wednesday.  

We will have Adventures in Art on Wednesday with Amy and James’ mom! 

Congrats to our two participants (James and Sanvi) in the Science Fair!  A big congratulations to James for coming in 1st place at the Science Fair!   

STEM Day is on Friday!  A letter was sent home today with more information.  Students will have to bring in materials by Thursday in order to build their Sound Instrument.  

I am looking forward to our Movie Night  at Merchant’s Walk on Friday afternoon!  

Scholastic Reading Club flyers for November:  When placing an order online, please enter our class code (MJN93) so we can get free books to add to our classroom library!  Please place all November orders by Tuesday, 11/28/17.  Thanks for your support!

Click here to place your Scholastic Order!

 Happy Thanksgiving!

Reminders:

– Please sign and return Friday folders on Mondays!

-Please visit my HOMEWORK page as I update it everyday after school!

-The “At Home” Reading Log must be logged and signed daily.  Students will show their thinking at the bottom of the reading log at the end of the week.  Reading logs will be due on Mondays!

-It is very important for students to review notes nightly as we take new notes daily.  This beneficial strategy will help avoid last minute studying and reduce stress!

This week we are learning:

-Reading:  Nonfiction Unit (Text Structures)

-Writing:   Thankful Writing

-Math: Multiplication (Problem Solving & Area)

-Social Studies: Colonization

 

Specials:  Computer Lab, Music, PE, Science, Guidance 

 

Upcoming  Test(s)/Quizzes:  

Thursday– Math Quiz (Problem Solving & Area) 

Thursday– Text Structures Test

Friday– Spelling/Vocab Test


Week of 11/6/17

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Happy Monday!

We had our first HTHT In House Field Trip this morning on simple machines!  Please look under my Study Guides/Resources to find a HTHT Finally Fun Machines certificate to print out for your child.

There is no school tomorrow due to Election Day!

We are going to Cobb County  Safety Village this Wednesday! Thank you to Zak’s mom for being a chaperone!  There is a high chance of rain on Wednesday, so we are advising students  to wear appropriate clothes, rain jacket and shoes.  Umbrellas will not be allowed.  If your child is bringing a sack lunch, please make sure everything is disposable!  Our goal is to not bring anything back to school.

Fire Safety Workbooks must be completed and handed in on Wednesday morning.  5 points will be deducted for lateness on each day.

We will visit the Science Fair on Thursday.  We will be eating sack lunch in our classroom that day.

There is a Veteran’s Day Parade on Friday morning.   At 7:00 veterans will attend a breakfast, get photos taken, watch a video, conduct the pledge of allegiance and sing the national anthem.  The veterans will then form up and proceed with the March of Honor. It will end with Kindergarten singing a song and a closing from administration.  We are encouraging all students to wear red, white, and blue!

The Student of the Month celebration is this Friday!

We will be skipping Spelling/Vocab and the At Home Reading Log this week.

As we get deeper into our new unit in Math, it is crucial for students to study Multiplication facts!  Please visit my Learning Links page to find various games to aid students in memorizing fact families.

Please have your child look in Lost and Found before 11/10!  Everything will get donated after that date.

We will visit the  Book Fair on Monday the 13th at 10:35 am.

Scholastic Reading Club flyers for November:  When placing an order online, please enter our class code (MJN93) so we can get free books to add to our classroom library!  Please place all November orders by Tuesday, 11/28/17.  Thanks for your support!

Click here to place your Scholastic Order!

 

Reminders:

– Please sign and return Friday folders on Mondays!

-Please visit my HOMEWORK page as I update it everyday after school!

-The “At Home” Reading Log must be logged and signed daily.  Students will show their thinking at the bottom of the reading log at the end of the week.  Reading logs will be due on Mondays!

-It is very important for students to review notes nightly as we take new notes daily.  This beneficial strategy will help avoid last minute studying and reduce stress!

This week we are learning:

-Reading:  Nonfiction Unit (Text Structures)

-Writing: Finishing Realistic Fiction Writing

-Math: Multiplication (Area Models)

-Science: Light

 

Specials:  Guidance, Math Lab, Art, PE

 

Upcoming  Test(s)/Quizzes:  

Friday– Math Quick Quiz (Area Models) 

Friday– Test on Light


Week of 10/30/17

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Happy Monday!

We are having a visit from the Firemen tomorrow to speak to us about Fire Safety!  We are also have a STEM Day right after!

Target Day will be next Monday (11/6) and not Tuesday (11/7).   We are having our first HTHT In House Field Trip on Monday morning.

We will be skipping Spelling/Vocab and the At Home Reading Log this week.

If anyone would like to come in to help make copies for me tomorrow, please email me! I could definitely use the help!  🙂

Our class candy container is running low!  I would greatly appreciate any extra candy that you are looking forward to get rid of after Halloween! Thank you!!!  🙂

PTA Candy Collection begins for CHOA and Military on Wednesday.

As we get deeper into our new unit in Math, it is crucial for students to study Multiplication facts!  Please visit my Learning Links page to find various games to aid students in memorizing fact families.

We are collecting these following items for Brumby Elementary’s STEM program: flat end dowel rods, clay, string  Any donations would be appreciated!

Please have your child look in Lost and Found before 11/10!  Everything will get donated after that date.

 

Reminders:

– Please sign and return Friday folders on Mondays!

-Please visit my HOMEWORK page as I update it everyday after school!

-The “At Home” Reading Log must be logged and signed daily.  Students will show their thinking at the bottom of the reading log at the end of the week.  Reading logs will be due on Mondays!

-It is very important for students to review notes nightly as we take new notes daily.  This beneficial strategy will help avoid last minute studying and reduce stress!

This week we are learning:

-Reading:  Nonfiction Unit; Text Structures

-Writing: Finishing Realistic Fiction Writing

-Math: Multiplication (Area Models)

-Science: Light

 

Specials:  PE, Computer Lab, Music, PE, Science   

 

Upcoming  Test(s)/Quizzes:  

Wednesday–Reading (Nonfiction Text Features) Quiz

Friday– Test on Sound/Light


Updates!

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1 Chaperone needed for our Cobb County Safety Village field trip on Wednesday, November 8th!  We will leave at 9 am and return around 1:30 pm.  Please email me if you are interested! Thanks!

 

IXL is back up!!!  East Side has its own IXL page,  so  you can get to it using the IXL graphic in our quick links menu of our school webpage.  The username is the student number and the password is 3850 for all students.

If you are using the app, you must use the student number followed by @eses, then the password.

 

 


Week of 10/23/17

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Happy Monday!  We are back to our regular schedule!

Thank you to Jack C.’s mom for making copies today! 🙂

Please continue to send back forms/envelope for HTHT, Colonial Kid, and Cobb County Safety Village field trip.  We are having our in house field trip “Could You Be A Colonial Kid”  this Friday from 10:30-11:45 am in the Media Center.  Students will eat lunch in our classroom afterwards.  Firemen will visit us next Tuesday to speak to us about Fire Safety!

This week is Red Ribbon Week:

  • Monday- School Spirit (wear your favorite school shirt)
  • Tuesday- Peace Out to Bullies (wear peace signs or tye-dye clothes)
  • Wednesday- Team Up Against Bullying (wear your favorite team shirt)
  • Thursday- Use your head (crazy hair/crazy hat)
  • Friday- Promote good character (dress up as your favorite superhero)

Target Day will be switched to next Monday (10/30) and not Tuesday (10/31) only for next week.

As we begin our new unit in Math, it is crucial for students to study Multiplication facts!  Please visit my Learning Links page to find various games to aid students in memorizing fact families.

We are collecting these following items for Brumby Elementary’s STEM program: flat end dowel rods, clay, string  Any donations would be appreciated!

Scholastic Reading Club flyers for October:  When placing an order online, please enter our class code (MJN93) so we can get free books to add to our classroom library!  Please place all October orders by this Friday, 10/27/17.  Thanks for your support!

Click here to place your Scholastic Order!

Reminders:

– Please sign and return Friday folders on Mondays!

-Please visit my HOMEWORK page as I update it everyday after school!

-The “At Home” Reading Log must be logged and signed daily.  Students will show their thinking at the bottom of the reading log at the end of the week.  Reading logs will be due on Mondays!

-It is very important for students to review notes nightly as we take new notes daily.  This beneficial strategy will help avoid last minute studying and reduce stress!

This week we are learning:

-Reading:  Nonfiction Unit

-Writing: Realistic Fiction Unit

-Math: Multiplication

-Science: Sound

 

Specials:  PE, Science, Guidance, Math Lab, Art 

 

Upcoming  Test(s)/Quizzes:  

Friday–Spelling Test

Friday– Math Quiz


Week of 10/16/17

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Happy Monday!  Conferences began today and will continue all week.  Early release is this whole week and dismissal begins at 12:25 pm.  No after school enrichment this week.  I look forward to seeing everyone this week!

A big thank you to Gen’s & James’ mom for teaching the Values Program last Thursday!  Also, thank you to Bailey’s mom for making copies! 🙂

Please continue to send back forms/envelope for HTHT, Colonial Kid, and Cobb County Saftey Village field trip.

We are skipping Spelling this week.  Students are encouraged to log on and complete Read Theory at home.

Today, students brought home a Simple Machines Scavenger Hunt, which is due on Friday!  5 points will be deducted each day for lateness.

As we begin our new unit in Math, it is crucial for students to study Multiplication facts!  Please visit my Learning Links page to find various games to aid students in memorizing fact families.

Box Top Collection Contest: Deadline is 10/20/17

Fall Festival is this Friday!

Scholastic Reading Club flyers for October:  When placing an order online, please enter our class code (MJN93) so we can get free books to add to our classroom library!  Please place all October orders by Friday, 10/27/17.  Thanks for your support!

Click here to place your Scholastic Order!

Reminders:

– Please sign and return Friday folders on Mondays!

-Please visit my HOMEWORK page as I update it everyday after school!

-The “At Home” Reading Log must be logged and signed daily.  Students will show their thinking at the bottom of the reading log at the end of the week.  Reading logs will be due on Mondays!

-It is very important for students to review notes nightly as we take new notes daily.  This beneficial strategy will help avoid last minute studying and reduce stress!

This week we are learning:

-Reading:  Nonfiction Unit

-Writing: Realistic Fiction Unit

-Math: Multiplication–Quick Quiz on Friday!

-Science: Simple Machines–Quiz on Friday!

 

Specials:  Math Lab, Art, PE, Computer, Music 

 

Upcoming  Test(s)/Quizzes:  

Friday–Math Quick Quiz 

Friday– Simple Machines Quiz


Week of 10/9/17

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Happy Monday!  Quarter 2 officially begins today.  I will be adding a few more grades to Synergy throughout the week and Quarter 1 grades will be finalized by the end of this week.  Report cards for the 1st Quarter will be given to you  at parent/teacher conferences.

A big thank you to Trinh’s dad for being an awesome chaperone on our STEM Field Trip to Sparkles last Friday!  Our class enjoyed learning about Force & Motion and doing fun experiments with roller skates! 🙂

We have Adventures in Art/Values Program on Wednesday with James’ mom!  Thank you to all parents who signed up to volunteer!

A permission slip/envelope was sent home last Friday for our in house filed trip: High Touch High Tech.  Please fill out the form and send it back in ASAP!  It is due by Friday!

Thursday (10/12) is an early release day!  Dismissal begins at 12:25 pm.

Parent/Teacher conferences are next week from 10/16-10/20!  Please sign up for a day/time slot by  8 am tomorrow if you have not done so!  After tomorrow, the sign up sheet will be locked and no changes can be made.  Next week will be early release days.  Please arrive to conferences at your designated time.

Students are encouraged to log on and complete Read Theory at home.

As we begin our new unit in Math, it is crucial for students to study Multiplication facts!  Please visit my Learning Links page to find various games to aid students in memorizing fact families.

Box Top Collection Contest: Deadline is 10/20/17

Scholastic Reading Club flyers for October:  When placing an order online, please enter our class code (MJN93) so we can get free books to add to our classroom library!  Please place all October orders by Friday, 10/27/17.  Thanks for your support!

Click here to place your Scholastic Order!

Reminders:

– Please sign and return Friday folders on Mondays!

-Please visit my HOMEWORK page as I update it everyday after school!

-The “At Home” Reading Log must be logged and signed daily.  Students will show their thinking at the bottom of the reading log at the end of the week.  Reading logs will be due on Mondays!

-It is very important for students to review notes nightly as we take new notes daily.  This beneficial strategy will help avoid last minute studying and reduce stress!

This week we are learning:

-Reading: Character Unit; Informational Unit

-Writing: Realistic Fiction Unit

-Math: Multiplication (Factors/Multiples)

-Science: Force/Motion

 

Specials:  Computer, Music, PE, Science, Guidance 

 

Upcoming  Test(s)/Quizzes:  

Thursday–Quick Quiz (Factors/Multiples) 

Friday– Force and Motion Test

Friday–Spelling/Vocab Test