Thursday, April 14, 2016

Week 33 April 18-22

April 18, 2016

Dear Parents, 
We hope you enjoyed your long weekend! 

Please remember to bring in 100 lps for the production of Picamiejo as soon as possible, which is happening on Wednesday, April 20th. 

For Earth Day, we will be helping Arca de Honduras. We need your help by sending in recycled materials such as clean soda cansnewspapers, magazines, clean plastic bottles. Send in as much as you can. We will be helping Arca de Honduras all month long.   

We are also working on reducing the amount of trash we throw away and reusing containers that are used to pack our lunches. Please help us out with this. Our planet will be thankful!


This week your child will be inquiring into the following: 

Language Arts
Word Wall- This week your child will be reviewing all the Word Walls with various chants and activities. The spelling challenge will be on Friday, April 22nd.

Vocabulary: asked, went, men, read, need, sister

Your child will continue learning about Earth Day and the many ways to help our Earth. 

Math- This week your child will be learning about bar graphs and tallies.


Chapter 10 Skills:   M1, M2, M3 

Reading: Read for 10 minutes and fill in the reading log.
Science:  Bring 1 Need item and 1 Want item  

Reading: Read for 10 minutes and fill in the reading log 
WWW: Write a sentence for each of the spelling words 

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

Reading: Read for 10 minutes and fill in the reading log. 
WWW: Study for Spelling Challenge

For Everyone:

RECYCLING CHALLENGE:  Students keep bringing in your recyclable materials (newspapers, magazines, notebooks, paper board boxes, cardboard, aluminum cans, and plastic bottles) for the recycling challenge given by Arca de Esperanzas.  Remember that juice and milk boxes and Pringles-type cans cannot be recycled due to being a pressed mixture of aluminum, plastic, and paper.   Thank you for continuing to support environmental awareness.  Class that meet their challenge of bringing 10 lbs per student will earn a cookie party!

PICAMIEJO PRESENTATION – do not forget to send the L100 for the presentation this Wednesday, April 20 if you have not done so yet.  This is one of many activities that we have planned for La Semana Del Idioma Español. There will be a follow up literary discussion and extension project concerning this presentation.

GARAGE SALE – The DPTO is oirganizing a garage sle for next Saturday, April 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 m. Tables are available for only L400. Please help the DPTO by spreading the word about this activity with families and friends! For more information, or to reserve a table, please contact

SUMMER CAMPS AT DISCOVERY SCHOOL - Like last year, there will be two summer camps in the month of June. Discovery Zone 7 will be a fun, artistic and entertaining camp for children 3 to 9 years old. There will also be a reinforcement camp for reading, writing and French for students in grades K-2. Both camps will run from June 13 to July 1, with the same schedule (8:00 a.m. to 12:00). Transportation is available at a small additional cost. If you or a relative/friend is interested, more information can be given to you by Ms. Carolina or at the accounting offices in school.

ECONOMICS BAKE SALES – the third graders will be conducting their integrated Math/Social Studies bake sales on April 21 and 28. They will really appreciate the support of fellow students as they conduct their economics activity.

Important Dates Coming Up:

April 19                               Grade 4 fieldtrip to Arca de Esperanza
April 20                               Picamiejo Presentation at 9:00 a.m.
April 21 and 28                   Grade 3 Economics Bake sales  
April 21                               Grade 5 fieldtrip to Arca de Esperanza
April 22                               All School Assembly for Spanish Week at 10:50 a.m.
April 27                               Kids Athletics for grades 4, 5, and 6 (8:00-11:30 a.m.)
April 28                               Area Meetings
April 29                               Midterm

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