Friday, April 22, 2016

Week 34 April 25-29

April 25, 2016

Dear Parents, 
We hope you enjoyed your weekend! 

This Friday is an early dismissal, so the students will get out at 11:45am. 

Mother's Day is coming soon! For our Mother's Day celebration (Friday, May 6th*) we need 100 lps from each child. Please bring the 100 lps by Friday, April 29th.

*There was a change in date due to MAP testing. It is now Friday, May 6th. 

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 29th.

Vocabulary: land, different, home, us, move, pretty

For Reading, we will be reading the story Leon and Bob by Simon James.

Science- We are starting a new exciting unit on Organisms and Habitats; therefore, for this week we will be learning about living and non-living things.

Writing- Your child will be working on their Mother's Day project to show how thankful they are. 

Math- This week your child will be learning about three dimensional shapes


Chapter 11 Skills:   K2 

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

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

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:

Grades 4-7 only:

KIDS ATHLETICS ACTIVITY – Our fourth, fifth and sixth graders will be participating in a Kids Athletics activity on Wednesday, April 27, from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m at the Palacio de los Deportes (UNAH). We will be working with Sunshine School and Honors Academy. The cost of this activity is L50 per student. Teachers who will be going on this fieldtrip: Ms. Karen, Ms. Amy, M. Nidia, Ms. Lihn, Ms. Marisela, Ms. Nora A., ms. Tiffany, Ms, Norma, Ms. Yery* and Ms. Carol. For the organization of the teams, we are asking students to wear specific colored t-shirts as follows:
Grade 4  - red t-shirt                           Grade 5   - blue t-shirt                        
Grade 6  - white t-shirt                       Grade 7   - yellow t-shirt

For Everyone:

EARLY DISMISSAL AND HOLIDAY – This Friday, April 29 is an early dismissal day for our students. We will be following P.M. schedule.  We want to remind parents that Monday, May 2 is a holiday. Classes resume on Tuesday, May 3.

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!

SUMMER CAMPS AT DISCOVERY SCHOOL  - Just 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 their conducting their integrated Math/Social Studies bake sale on April 28. They will really appreciate the support of fellow students as they conduct their economics activity.

Important Dates Coming Up:

Wednesday, April 27           Kids Athletics for grades 4, 5, 6 and 7(8:00-11:30 a.m.)
Thursday, April 28              Grade 3 Economics Bake sales  
Friday, April 29                   Early Dismissal (11:45 a.m. ) PM Schedule; PD for teachers  
Monday, May 2                    HOLIDAY
Saturday, May 14                 General Assembly 9:00 a.m.

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