Weekly Update 12/10-12/14

The holiday concert was a success! Our 3rd graders did a wonderful job. Thank you,  Mrs. Repkoe for putting on another memorable performance. Great job, 3rd graders.

We hope your children are enjoying moving through our multiplication karate!  Be sure to ask your child about their progress.  5 minutes a night of basic fact practice will really benefit them!

Please remember to check your child’s planner each night for test dates specific to your class.  Thank you for signing your child’s planner each night after checking that all work is completed. We greatly appreciate your support.

This week:

  • Monday, December 10 – Cycle day B:  New spelling list and packet – lesson 11 – handed out. Test and packet due on Friday, December 14. 
  • Tuesday, December 11 Cycle day C:  Chapter 8 math review
  • Wednesday, December 12 – Cycle day D:  Chapter 8 math test
  • Thursday, December 13 – Cycle day A:
  • Friday, December 14– Cycle day B:  Spelling test and packet due for lesson 11. Polar Express fun….Shhhh it’s a secret

Upcoming Dates:
December 21- Early Dismissal 1:30 PM- PM KDG in session
December 24- January 1- Holiday Break
January 2 – School begins. Book Brunch-remember your signed and totaled reading calendar and the book you have been reading at home. 

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Polar Express

We will be ending the calendar year with different Polar Express activities.  If you are able to support us in any way we would greatly appreciate it!     https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4AADA822A64-polar3

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Weekly Update 12/3-12/7

Happy Monday 🙂 Hopefully you were able to get out and enjoy the warmer weather, even with the rain!

We had such a great time on Friday enjoying our delicious “Stone Soup” in class.  Thank you to everyone who contributed and helped to make it possible.  We greatly appreciate your generosity!

This week:

  • Monday, December 3 – Cycle day A:  New spelling list and packet – lesson 10 – handed out. Test and packet due on Friday, December 7. 
  • Tuesday, December 4 Cycle day B:  Holiday Concert, 2:05 pm and 7:00 pm, Students need to be back at school by 6:45 pm and go to the following locations:  3T to Mrs. Treier’s room, 3S to Mrs. Stephan’s room, 3W & 3C to Mrs. Wise’s room 🙂
  • Wednesday, December 5 – Cycle day C: 
  • Thursday, December 6 – Cycle day D:
  • Friday, December 7– Cycle day A:  Spelling test and packet due for lesson 10

Upcoming Dates:

December 4- CM Holiday Concert Assembly- 2:05 PM

December 4- CM Holiday Concert (Grade 3/Chorus/Band)- 7:00 PM

December 21- Early Dismissal 1:30 PM- PM KDG in session

December 24- January 1- Holiday Break

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Update – 11/19 – 11/30

Hello Families!

We had a very busy week…with SNOW!!!!  Thank you for your patience as we navigated getting your children home safely!

We are asking the students to wear red, white and/or blue tomorrow, if able, for our Veteran’s Day assembly.  Thanks!

Thank you to everyone who signed up to donate supplies for our Stone Soup celebration.  There are still a few items we need, so please check out the link if you are able to donate.  Thanks, and donations are due by Nov. 28th. 
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Agriculture in the Classroom was so much fun last week! We appreciate all the local farmers that shared their expertise! We wrote thank you letters to all the farmers, too, that will be mailed out soon!

The Cows on Parade projects  will be due this Tues., Nov. 20. Ideas can be found at this link   http://www.cowparade.com/gallery-2/

Our walking farm field trip to the Harnish Farm (behind Central Manor) will be this Tuesday, Nov. 20th . Please have your children wear warm coats, hats and gloves as we will be outside for over an hour.

We hope your children are enjoying our multiplication karate fun!  Be sure to ask your child about their progress.  5 minutes a night of basic fact practice will really benefit them!

We are very thankful for you and your children and feel blessed to be able to spend our days with them. We hope you all enjoy the break and have a Happy Thanksgiving filled with lots of fun and food!

This week and next week:

  • Monday, November 19 – Cycle day B:  New spelling list and packet – lesson 9 – handed out. Test and packet due on Friday, Nov. 30th. Wear red, white and/or blue.
  • Tuesday, November 20 – Cycle day C:  Chapter 7 Math test. Field trip to the farm. Cows on Parade due.
  • Wednesday, November 21 – Cycle day D: Math tests returned –  corrections due Wed. Nov. 28th. Early dismissal at 1:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 22 – No School – Happy Thanksgiving! 
  • Friday, November 23 – No School
  • Monday, November 26 – No School
  • Tuesday, November 27 – Cycle day A:
  • Wednesday, November 28 – Cycle day B: Stone Soup donations due.
  • Thursday, November 29 – Cycle day C:
  • Friday, November 30 – Cycle day D: Spelling test and packet due for lesson 9.

Upcoming important dates:

  • Nov. 19- Patriotic Shine Time- Wear Red-White-Blue
  • Nov. 21- 1:30 Early Dismissal
  • Nov. 22-26- No School- Thanksgiving Vacation
  • Tuesday, December 4 – Holiday Concert – third grade sings! Please have your child back at CM at 6:45 p.m. – more information coming home soon!
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Schedule Change

Due to the wet conditions anticipated on Friday, we have decided to use the rain date for our Farm field trip. We will be going to the Harnish Farm on Tuesday, Nov. 20. 

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Stone Soup!

Our next story in our reading curriculum is Stone Soup.  In this story, it tells about a community that came together and made a delicious soup by sharing what they could.  As an extension activity, we will be making stone soup in our classrooms on Friday, November 30th .  We are asking for donations for the feast (donations will be due on Wednesday, November 28).  Items that are fresh or require chopping can be brought in the day before to keep from spoiling.  Thank you in advance for your help with this special celebration!   https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4AADA822A64-stone3

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Weekly Update: November 12-16

Picture of three pumpkins

Hello Families!

Thank you for taking your time to come in and meet with us to discuss your child’s educational progress.  We appreciate all that you are doing for your child and for your continued support.  Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any concerns or questions. 

We are in for another busy week as we are leading up towards Thanksgiving!

  • Agriculture in the Classroom will take place on Nov. 12, 13, and 14. We appreciate the local farmers that share their expertise!
  • Cows on Parade is an at home project that is an extension of our farming lessons. Information about this came home last week. Cows will be due Tues., Nov. 20. Ideas can be found at this link   http://www.cowparade.com/gallery-2/
  • Farm Field Trip to the Harnish Farm (behind Central Manor) will be on Friday, Nov. 16. Thank you to those who returned the field trip forms so quickly.
  • Multiplication Karate has started!  Be sure to ask your child about their progress.  5 minutes a night of basic fact practice will really benefit them!

This week:

  • Monday, November 12 Cycle day A:  New spelling list and packet handed out.  Math test returned. Corrections are due Wednesday, November 14.  PTO Meeting-6:30 in the Central Manor library.
  • Tuesday, November 13 Cycle day B:  Picture retake day.  Please return the original picture packet with your child.
  • Wednesday, November 14  Cycle day C
  • Thursday, November 15 Cycle day D
  • Friday, November 16 Cycle day A: Spelling packet due; spelling test lesson 8.  Farm field trip to the Harnish farm.

Upcoming important dates:

  • 19- Patriotic Shine Time- Wear Red-White-Blue
  • 21- 1:30 Early Dismissal
  • 22-26- No School- Thanksgiving Vacation
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Weekly News 11/5-11/9

Our Harvest Party was a huge success. We had fun playing Harvest Bingo and enjoying our snacks. Thank you for all your donations.

October Book Brunch-Our 3rd grade goal was to read 40,000 minutes in September and October. Together we read over 65,000 minutes and celebrated with extra recess. Great job!

Parent/Teacher Conferences  will be held this week with 1:30 Early Dismissals on Wednesday, Nov. 7-Friday, Nov. 9. We look forward to talking to you and sharing all that your child is learning in third grade. 

The Central Manor Book Fair will be open during conference time, and students will also have a chance to shop for books throughout the week. Classes will go on their normal library time.

Agriculture in the Classroom is a special event just for 3rd graders. Farmers and FFA students from Manor Township visit us on Nov. 12, 13, and 14. We learn about many different types of farms. This goes well with our next unit Lancaster County History. Cows on Parade is an at home project that is an extension of our farming lessons. Look for your child’s cow to come home this week. More information and due date will be listed on the informational sheet. Your child’s creativity can really shine with this project. Ideas can be found at this link http://www.cowparade.com/gallery-2/

Farm Field Trip to the Harnish Farm behind Central Manor will be on Friday, Nov. 16. Mr. Harnish will be giving us a guided tour of his farm. 3rd graders will learn about dairy farming up close. It will be a wonderful experience. Permission slips are due back this Wednesday. 

Multiplication Karate-We are sure your child came home very excited about multiplication and the chance to earn karate belts! Each time your child passes one of the times table, he/she will get to sign the Hall of Fame in our hallway and earn a colored belt. Fun! Flashcards will be sent home to practice these basic facts, which we know are the foundation for math skills for years to come. We appreciate all the support you will give your child as they learn their facts. 

This week: 

  • Monday, November 5 :  Cycle day D
  • Tuesday, November 6: Cycle day A
  • Wednesday, November 7: Cycle day B Early Dismissal 1:30PM, Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Thursday, November 8: Cycle day C Early Dismissal 1:30PM, Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Friday, November 9: Cycle day D Early Dismissal 1:30PM  Chapter 6 math test, spelling test 7, spelling packet due

Looking Ahead:

November 5 – November 9:  Fall Book Fair 
November 7: Sub sale pickup from 3-6 PM
November 7 – 9: Parent-Teacher Conferences/k-12 Early Dismissal day
November 13: Picture Retake Day (Please send in your original packet.  Students that were absent on the first picture day will also have their pictures taken.)
November 21: K-12 Early Dismissal
November 22- 27:  Thanksgiving Break

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Weekly Update 10/29 – 11/2

Schools across Penn Manor will be collecting Thanksgiving meal donations through Nov. 9th to assist families in need.  Third grade will be collecting canned green beans.  Thank you for considering a donation!

Central Manor is anticipating not being able to drink our school water for another few days.  Sending your child in with their own water bottle is greatly appreciated! 

Tomorrow, Penn Manor is encouraging all faculty, staff and students to wear red as a Penn Manor/Warwick teamwork day to support our friends in Warwick School District.  As always, wearing red is optional. 

This week: 

  • Monday, October 29 :  Cycle day D:  Spelling packet lesson 7 will be coming home – packet and test on Friday, Nov. 9th. Chapter 6 math test.
  • Tuesday, October 30: Cycle day A:  Shine Time
  • Wednesday, October 31: Cycle day B: Happy Halloween!  Harvest party.  End of the third marking period. Totaled Reading Calendars due today!!!
  • Thursday, November 1: Cycle day  C:  Chapter 6 math test corrections due.
  • Friday, November 2: K-12 In-Service – No School

Looking Ahead:

Tuesday, October 30: Shine Time

Wednesday, October 31: End of the 1st marking Period

Friday, November 2: K-12 In Service Day (No School for students)

November 5 – November 9:  Fall Book Fair 

November 7: Sub sale pickup from 3-6 PM

November 7 – 8: Parent-Teacher Conferences/k-12 Early Dismissal days

November 9: K-12 Early Dismissal

November 13: Picture Retake Day (Please send in your original packet.  Students that were absent on the first picture day will also have their pictures taken.)

November 21: K-12 Early Dismissal

November 22- 27:  Thanksgiving Break

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Weekly Update 10/22-10/26

Conference times will be sent home with your child on Monday.  Please return these as soon as possible. Thank you!

THANK YOU to everyone who has signed up to donate something for our Harvest Activities!   Please have all items in by Friday October 26 if possible.  We appreciate your generosity 🙂

This week:   TEAMWORK SPIRIT WEEK!!!!

  • Monday, October 22 :  Cycle day C:  Wear Blue or Gold Favorite PM Shirt or Jersey, Spelling packet lesson 6 will be coming home
  • Tuesday, October 23: Cycle day D:  “Scrabble” Attach a letter to your shirt and create robust vocabulary or teamwork words, Chapter 4 math test corrections due today with parent signature, Joe Romano Reading Assembly
  • Wednesday, October 24: Cycle day A: Teamwork makes the DREAM work!
  • Thursday, October 25: Cycle day  B:  Favorite Sports Jersey
  • Friday, October 26: Cycle day C:  District Pink Out,  Spelling test lesson 6
  • Be sure to check your child’s planner to see when their upcoming Matter test is for Science 🙂

Looking Ahead:

October 22-16: Bus Driver Appreciation Week

October 23 : PTO MOD Pizza Restaurant Night

October 26: District Pink Out

October 28 : PTO Designer Bag Bingo at Manor Church

Tuesday, October 30: Shine Time

Wednesday, October 31: End of the 1st marking Period

Friday, November 2: K-12 In Service Day (No School for students)

November 5 – November 9:  Fall Book Fair 

November 7: Sub sale pickup from 3-6 PM

November 7 – 8: Parent-Teacher Conferences/Early dismissal days

November 13: Picture Retake Day (Please send in your original packet.  Students that were absent on the first picture day will also have their pictures taken.)

November 21: Early Dismissal

November 22- 27:  Thanksgiving Break

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