Holiday Celebration

5th grade will be having their “joint” Holiday Celebration on Friday, Dec. 21st. Below is a link to a Sign-Up Genius if you would like to donate any treats or supplies for the fun day! There are a few slots for parent helpers, but we do not need many for this celebration. As always, parents must have all clearances on file with the district.

Holiday Celebration Sign-Up

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Science Quiz

Next week (Monday for 5M and Wednesday for 5B) there will be a Science Quiz on Animal Traits/Behaviors, Animal Adaptations, and Food Web Relationships. Students have a study guide and should start studying ASAP! Students were also encouraged to bring home their Green Science Folders as there are materials inside that will be helpful for preparation!

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Christmas Projects

Good afternoon parents and guardians!

Mrs. Beighley and Mrs. Moyer do some special things for the students to get ready for the holidays. We will introduce our “12 Days to Holiday Break” countdown when we return from our Thanksgiving Break. Each day of the countown, the students will receive a special treat or activity from us. It’s our way of making sure they know how special they are and how much we love having them in our classrooms! 

There are a few activities/treats we could use some help with. If you would be interested in giving up a little bit of time to cut out patterns, or glue some things together some afternoon/morning in the upcoming weeks, please email Mrs. Moyer (jenna.moyer@pennmanor.net) or Mrs. Beighley (debra.beighley@pennmanor.net). 

Please be mindful that anyone wishing to come into school must have all clearances on file!

Thank you in advance!

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MP1 Hall of Fame

5th graders had a wonderful 1st marking period and celebrated with cookies and milk and playing board games.

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Early Dismissal @ 12:15

Today, Thursday, Nov. 15th, due to expectant weather, we are dismissing at 12:15. Kindergarten AM kids will need to be picked up at 11:35 and there is NO PM Kindergarten. If you need to make pick-up arrangements for your student, please contact Mary Jacoby in the school office.

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Wear RED tomorrow for Warwick!

In support of our neighboring school district, Warwick, who suffered a tragic loss of two high-school students over the weekend, we are asking everyone to wear red tomorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families, staff and students during this very difficult time. 

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5th Grade Harvest Party

On Thursday, Nov. 1st we will be having the 5th grade Harvest Party. It will begin around 1:30 and end by 3:15. We are in need of some supplies and helpers. Below is a link for sign-up to help or donate for our Harvest party.

Please note–if you are planning to be a party helper that day, you MUST have clearances and a volunteer packet on file with the district. 

Sign-Up Genius for 5th Grade Harvest Party 2018

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Harvest Party Volunteers

5th Grade Parents and Guardians,

Our 5th grade Harvest Party is scheduled from Thursday, November 1st in the afternoon. We are looking for a few individuals that would be willing to plan some activities. We would like to have a craft station and a game station. These stations would each be 15-20 minutes in length. Students would rotate through the stations in small groups. We will be sending out a sign-up genius soon for supplies for the party & additional volunteers to help that day–but at this point we are just looking for individuals willing to plan each of these stations. 

Our party is together as a 5th grade, so parents from either classroom are welcome to respond! If you are interested in planning one of these stations or you and a friend would like to plan it together, please email Mrs. Moyer at jenna.moyer@pennmanor.net. Thank you for considering!

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Rope Climbing!

5th graders read a story about a boy who went to a new school in 5th grade. He had to climb the rope in gym class but didn’t know how. His friend James taught him how and he achieved success! We decided to give the kids a chance to step into Richard’s shoes. 

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Ch. 1 Math Test Tuesday

Both classes will have their Ch. 1 Math test on Tuesday. This includes place value, different forms of writing numbers, comparing and ordering whole numbers and decimals and changing fractions into decimals.

Because we just received our student math books, many of the pages in the first chapter were unused. These would be great practice opportunities for at home! We will review on Monday before the test!

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