January 29-February 2

Happy Catholic Schools Week!

 

English Language Arts: The spelling words this week are focused on silent letters wr, mb, kn, ho (ex: wrinkle, thumb, know, hour). You can find your child’s words on my website, under the correct color. Students will have their weekly vocabulary quiz on Friday over our 8 words for the week. We are also going to be writing some step by step informational paragraphs.

 

Math: We are officially in Long Division working in the standard method! Students are working hard to practice the Divide, Multiply, Subtract, Bring Down, Repeat steps in class.

Quick Quiz: Subtraction with regrouping

 

Religion: We will be starting a Lego Ten Commandments this week, where we create scenes out of Legos that depict the Ten Commandments.

 

History: We have started learning about the first explorers to WA and the Pacific Northwest.

 

Science: Students are learning about invertebrates – mollusks, insects, and arachnids.

 

 

IMPORTANT UPCOMING DATES:

January 31, 2018 – Skate Deck – 6:30pm

February 1, 2018 – Special Persons Day – 1:15 in the classrooms, 1:45 in the Church

February 2, 2018 – First Friday – SVdP collection and dress in a cultural heritage outfit

February 13, 2018 – Mardi Gras/Valentines Day party

 

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK:

Thank you to all who attended Mass and our Open House on Sunday. It was a great success! Tomorrow night starting at 6:30pm will be our skating party! This will happen at Skate Deck and students can rent rollerskates or rollerblades, or bring their own. On Thursday, we have Special Persons Day. Students may invite a Special Person in their life to come and visit our classroom. Visitors can come into the classroom beginning at 1:15 and we will be attending the Prayer Service in the Church at 1:45. All are welcome to join us to celebrate our school and our Distinguished Graduate! On Friday students have free dress, and are encouraged to dress in a cultural heritage outfit. There is also a St. Vincent DePaul collection.

 

MERCY WATCH:

Our Catholic Schools Week service project this year is collecting warms hats, gloves, scarves, and hand warmers for those in need through the Mercy Watch charity. We will also except cash donations. The collection box is by the office. Thank you for your support of this great program.

 

Have a great week celebrating our Catholic Schools!