Friday, November 21, 2014

November 24, 2014

Dear Parents,

Have a HAPPY THANKSGIVING everyone! Just a reminder, there is no school on Thursday, November 27th and Friday November 28th.

Just a few reminders;

·        Wednesday November 27th, is a half day. Early dismissal at 11:45.

Progress reports were sent home last Friday. Please sign and return them as soon as possible. If I have requested a conference with you, or you would like to schedule a conference please note that I am available at 7:30 am Mon. -Fri., Just send me a note letting me know the day and time you will be in.

This week your child will be inquiring into the following:

Language Arts
Working With Words: No new words for this week. We will be reviewing past word lists through various chants and activities.

Reading: We will read the First Thanksgiving. The students will be recalling
main events and connecting the text to self.

Writing: The students will write a Friendly Letter.

Math: We will finish Chapter 3 on addition.

Science: We will continue with our WEATHER UNIT.     

Reading: Read for at least 10 minutes and record pages read in log.
 Reading: Sequencing of events.
 Math: Worksheet pg. 67-68

Reading: Read for at least 10 minutes and record pages read in log.
 Working With WordsWrite sentences using opposites
 Math: Practice all IXL skills until now.

Reading- Read for at least 10 minutes and record pages read in log.

MIDTERMMidterm Progress reports were sent home last Friday. If you would like a conference with a teacher, and one has not been requested, please call the school to set up an appointment at your earliest convenience.

DPTO FAMILY BINGO NIGHT – The DPTO will be hosting fun filled BINGO evening for Discovery families and friends on Friday, December 5. Incredible prizes  (i.e. air tickets to Roatan and Miami, a family stay in a beach resort in El Salvador, paintings, and much more!) are in store for those who attend! Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Tickets are only L100!

BOOK DONATION - Amor Fe y Esperanza (AFE) is an organization located on the outskirts of Tegucigalpa that has been rescuing children from the garbage dump and breaking the cycle of poverty in their lives. AFE is in the process of furnishing its library. We are asking for any new or used Spanish books (children’s books, novels, nonfiction, encyclopedias etc.) you might have and that you would like to donate to the AFE library.  These books can be brought and given to your homeroom teacher.  If you would like more information about AFE, please visit their website at

SONG FEST Please mark your calendars for this year’s Song Fest. There has been a change in time! The performances will begin at 5:30 p.m.

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