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I'm a fourth grade teacher at Pitner Elementary in Acworth, Ga. I have been teaching at Pitner for the last 14 years. I have taught third grade, fourth grade, and technology.

Week of 10/16-10/20


Welcome to Conference Week, 2017.  This week, we will be having conferences this week, with dismissal at 12:30 each day.  Please be sure to send any changes in dismissal in writing.  I can not legally send your child home other than their usual way without a handwritten note from you.  Thank you in advance for […]

Week of 10/2-10/6/17


It’s so hard to believe that it’s already October!  This year is flying by!  I hope everyone had a wonderful Fall Break and was able to get some rest and relaxation and is ready to hit the ground running.  This is the last week of the quarter.  The end of the quarter is Friday, 10/6 […]

Fall Break


I hope everyone is enjoying their fall break!  Even though you are on a break, I hope you take the time  to read a little and work on some math.  I love breaks, because it gives me the opportunity to read more.  I’ve created a new reading log for you to try.  I know this […]

Entrepreneur Day


We had a blast selling our multitude of items! The kids did such a great job creating their items. Thank you parents for coming and all your support throughout this entire adventure. Below are just a few pictures from the event! Enjoy!  This just in!  We made $2620.23 for Camp Twitch & Shout!  Excellent job […]

Whoooo’s Reading


Good morning!  Yesterday, I came across a new free program that helps build our reading comprehension and prepares us for the GA Milestones that we will be taking in the spring.  I’m really excited to get started using it.  Sorry that I didn’t find it before now to be able to put it in the […]

Week of 9/18-9/22


 Wow!  It’s so hard to believe that next week, in just 5 “wake-ups,” we’ll be on our week long “Fall Break.”  Where has the time gone!?  It’s so hard to believe that we’ve almost completed the first quarter together!  We do have a busy week this next week, so please be sure to read below […]

Week of 9/11-9/15


I hope everyone has been safe and sound from the weather this weekend.  I’m so glad it wasn’t as bad for us as many people thought it was going to be.  Due to school closures, we will have a very busy week the rest of the week.  Here’s what we have on our agenda for […]

Updates (9/6/17) & Challenge


Good afternoon!  I just wanted to send a quick update about our progress and tell you about a challenge we’ve been offered.  Progress reports, unfortunately didn’t make it home today.  I worked tirelessly with Mrs. Bristow, one of our Assistant Principals, and we couldn’t figure out how to make it print correctly.  Finally, after school, […]

Week of 9/4-9/8/17


I hope everyone had a great three-day weekend.  I know I enjoyed mine.  I loved being able to spend time with the family and just hang out.  Well, it was fun while it lasted.  It’s time to get back down to business.  Below, you will find information regarding our upcoming  week.  If you have any […]

Hats for Harvey


Hopefully, your child came home and told you about our fundraiser for the victims from Hurricane Harvey in Texas this week.  On Friday, 9/1/17 we will be having “Hats for Harvey,” in which the students can bring a $1.00 and wear a hat of their choice on Friday.  Also, Friday is the beginning for college […]

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