Have a FUN Summer!

Their future is SO BRIGHT, they need to wear shades! 🙂 We want to thank all of our 4th grade families for a SUPER year! It went so fast, and we can’t believe it is over! There’s a lot we will remember forever! We wish all of you a safe and enjoyable summer. We will see everyone back in August!

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Personal Safety Lesson

Please note that the 4th grade personal safety lesson time has changed.  That lesson will now take place in the library on Wednesday, May 29th from 1:00-1:40pm.  Parents are welcome to attend this lesson if they are interested.  

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Blast from the Past Reminders

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Blast costumes are due TUESDAY, May 28th! They were originally due tomorrow, but with the crazy schedules of May, we understand that many families need more time.

Students will begin reciting their speeches to their homeroom class on Tuesday, May 28th. 🙂 So any practice they can get over the weekend would be wonderful! Thank you for all of your support with this memorable project!

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Field Trip

What an eventful day in Harrisburg! The 4th graders learned a ton at the state museum about the history of Pennsylvania and even more at the capitol. The highlight of our day, if you haven’t heard already, was meeting Governor Tom Wolf. We were extremely fortunate to have him take a picture with the 4th graders! Some even got autographs. We’ll be sure to copy those for all to have tomorrow! Thank you again to our wonderful chaperones. It wouldn’t have been as successful of a trip if it wasn’t for all of you!

***Chaperones – if you have any pictures from the day that you are willing to share so we can add them to the students’ 4th grade books, we more than appreciate it! Feel free to email us!

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Reminders for the End of the Year!

Wow! How is it the end of the school year already? We are not ready to say goodbye just yet! However, we do have a lot of fun events planned. Since the end of the year can be hectic and hard to keep track of all the “special” days, we’ve compiled a list of events below to try to help!

  • Tomorrow, Friday, May 17th – Vocabulary Parade Costumes are due! If you need any help with this, please email us asap.
  • Monday, May 20th – Vocabulary Parade at 2:00 – Come join us and watch the students parade outside the front of our school!
  • Wednesday, May 22nd – 4th grade field trip to Harrisburg – More information will come home about this on Tuesday with an itinerary for your reference.
  • Wednesday, May 22nd – Letort School Picnic
  • Friday, May 24th – Blast from the Past costumes are due! Plus **School Spirit Day** Wear red, white, and blue to celebrate Memorial Day.
  • Tuesday, May 28th – Vocabulary Parade Rain Date
  • Friday, May 31st – Blast from the Past presentation at 2:00 in the gym – You don’t want to miss this!
  • Monday, June 3rd – Blast from the Past presentation for the school – 10:00 am in the gym – If you are unable to make it to the presentation on the 31st, join us on the 3rd!
  • Wednesday, June 5th – Last Day of School – 11:30 dismissal **School Spirit Day** “Hats off to a Great School Year” – Wear a hat all day at school!

Please don’t hesitate to contact one of us if you have any questions regarding these events!

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Book Swap

LeTort will be holding our Book Swap again this year.   Get ready to clean off your book shelves and check under your bed to find those books that you’ve already read!

Your child may swap as many as 20 books.  We welcome donations if you have more than 20 books.  (We can especially use intermediate books.) We will make sure that they get in students’ hands.   Please bring in books May 20 – 24.  The swap will be held the following week.

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Vocabulary Parade

On May 20 (rain date May 28) LeTort will be holding our second annual Vocabulary Day Parade. Be on the lookout for paperwork to come home tomorrow, Friday April 26th with more information.

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Most 4th graders have already picked their vocabulary word, and hopefully they have already shared it with you! We will begin working on the plans for these costumes within the next week.
So…  mark your calendars, pack the lawn chair and join us in the parking lot on Monday, May 20 at 2:00!

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Reminders for the Week

We hope everyone had a fun-filled weekend with their family! We know we sure loved the extra time spent with family and friends! Just a few reminders as we head into this week.

Math PSSA Testing will be tomorrow, Wednesday 4/24 and Thursday 4/25 for grades 3-6 beginning at 9:30am. Thank you for the generous donations of snacks, mints, and gum! The students sure enjoy those after long mornings of testing!

Next week, the 4th graders will be taking Science PSSAs on Tuesday and Wednesday (April 30 – May 1).

Blast from the Past forms came home over the weekend explaining this project and who each child will research. If you haven’t signed and returned this form, please ask your child to show it to you. They each received one on Friday. 🙂 Today, the students will begin researching their famous people using biography.com. Mark your calendars – the Blast from the Past presentation will be Friday, May 31st at 2:00. This is an event you won’t want to miss! Thank you in advance for all of your help and support with this project!

Over the weekend, every family should have received a small envelope for Laps for Letort. Thank you to those of you that already took the time to complete the letters inside the envelope. Many students returned them today! If you haven’t filled them out, it’s not too late! Complete them asap and send them back into school with your child. Every family should have received an envelope. They came home with the youngest sibling in the school.

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PSSA Snacks

Just a reminder – we are still in need of snacks for next week’s PSSA testing. Testing begins on Monday, April 15th.  Some possible snack ideas include granola bars, Nutri Grain bars or other cereal bars, yogurt tubes, individual snack bags of chips, crackers, pretzels, goldfish, etc.  In addition, we always appreciate any sugar-free gum or mint donations for the next few weeks! 🙂  If you’re sending in a snack, please make sure it is enough for at least 28 students, and you can simply send it in with your child or drop it off in the office.
Thank you for all of your support and encouragement!!

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MU Public Weather Awareness

MU’s Public Weather Awareness Day will occur this Saturday (6 April)! It is an afternoon filled with everything about weather. This event is designed for children and families, free and open to the general public 11am – 3pm on April 6th, 2019 at Pucillo Gymnasium on the campus of Millersville University. See the website below for more information and what it has to offer.

https://mu-ams.com/pwad

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