Friday, November 13, 2015

Week 15 November 16-20

November 16, 2015
November Images

Dear Parents, 
We hope you enjoyed your weekend! Please read all the information below!

We will celebrate Thanksgiving on November 25th by having a Thanksgiving breakfast. Please look for a note that will come soon. It will also be an early dismissal, so the children leave at 11:45pm. 

Songfest will shortly be upon us. The students will perform a Mario Bros song. For Songfest, the students must have:

  • blue overalls
  • red t-shirt (boys); green t-shirt (girls)
  • white gloves
  • red cap (boys); green cap (girls)

This week your child will be inquiring into the following:

Language Arts
Word Wall- This week your child will be reviewing all the Word Wall words with various chants and activities. The spelling challenge will be on Friday this week! 

Spelling words:   called,who, am, boy, now 

Reading: The students will read and listen to two informational texts on the first Thanksgiving and then they will compare and contrast the two texts. 

This week, your child will write a piece on what they are thankful for. 

Science: The students will continue learning about the weather. They will research different temperatures around the world. They will also learn about the major types of clouds.  

Math- This week, your child will continue working on learning subtraction strategies.

 Chapter 4 Skills: B14, F3, D13, D14, D15            


Reading: Read for 10 minutes and fill in the reading log.
WWW:  Frog and Toad ABC order

Reading: Read for 10 minutes and fill in the reading log.
Math:  Practice an IXL skill

Reading:Read for 10 minutes and fill in the reading log.
Español: Worksheet

Reading:Read for 10 minutes and fill in the reading log.
Working With Words:   Study for spelling challenge.
Thanksgiving Activity Worksheet

For Grades 6-8
MIDDLE SCHOOL FIELD TRIPS – Unfortunately, we were not able to reach quorum to organize the different field trips (Copan – 6th grade, Lake Yojoa – 7th grade, and Tela – 8th grade). The initial payment will be reimbursed on Wednesday, November 25. Please, see Belgica in the Finance Office for the reimbursement.

For Grades 6-12:
HOMEWORK CLUB FOR SECONDARY – Secondary students will have the opportunity to receive assistance with homework twice a week. Ms Regina will be working with the students who wish to stay and work or specific students referred by teachers. 
When: Mondays and Tuesdays
Where: Room # 3
Who: Secondary Students
Time: 3:15 – 4:15 pm

ELECTRONIC DEVICES (cell phones, tablets, laptops, etc) – Students may bring their electronic devices to school with the understanding the school will not be responsible for any loss or damage. We advise all students to care good care of their electronic devices and to avoid leaving them on the floor or outside of rooms.

LOCKERS – The school has provided a locker to all secondary students for the purpose of protecting the student’s property, and preventing loss or theft. The lockers need to be secured with a combination padlock at all times. The students are responsible for the padlock and for seeing that their books and belongings are locked in the locker when not in use.

STUDENT COUNCIL FOR SECONDARY – Dr. Ketterer will be meeting with STUCO representatives on Wednesday, November 18 @ 10:00 in the Community Information Center.

For Everyone
MIDTERM PROGRESS REPORTS–Progress reports will go home this Friday, November 20. Please read and discuss the report with your child. The report needs to be signed and returned to school. If you wish to conference with a teacher, please do not hesitate to contact the school to set up an appointment. They must be signed and returned to school by Monday, November 23.

CHRISTIMAS BAZAAR- LOOKING FOR VENDORS- Discovery’s Helping Hands Club, a community service club that benefits children of the Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos orphanage will have a Christmas Bazaar.  Interested vendors send email,

Important Dates Coming Up:
November 16                     Special Teachers grades on the Server
November 17                     Homeroom Teachers grades on the server
November 20                     Midterm Reports Go Home
November 21                     Christmas Bazaar 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
November 25                     Early Dismissal
                                           PD for Teachers on Teamwork 1:00 p.m.
November 26 & 27           THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
December 11                     Song Fest @ 6:30 p.m.
December 15                     Faculty Xmas Party

No comments:

Post a Comment