Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week is the week of October 22nd – October 26th.

Our school will participate by showing school spirit in support of National Red Ribbon week.   Please look at the schedule below.  

  • October 22 ~ Peace Out to Drugs- Wear tie dye!
  • October 23 ~ Stomp On Drugs!  Wear boots! 
  • October 24 ~ Be a Drug Free Team!-Wear a team jersey or any team spirit wear.
  • October 25 ~ Be a Smartie- Don’t Do Drugs!  Kids will receive Smarties.
  • October 26~“Pink Out” Day!  Put a Cap on Drugs!  Wear a favorite hat! 

Reminder


Our all school Field Trip is this Monday 9/24. We are going to the Plumpton Park Zoo and Herrs.

*If packing a lunch make sure it is in a Ziploc or brown paper bag with your student’s name on it.

*It looks like it might be chilly and rainy on Monday! Please make sure your student is dressed for the weather.

 

4th Grade and 40 Books!

This year students have been tasked with reading 40 books! The goal of reading such a large collection of books is to assist in guiding students down a path of reading self-discovery.

By the end of the year they will experience different genres, discover new writing styles, and possibly have a new favorite author. Who knows, they may even find a new favorite book. Included in their folder is a list of 200 books that are suggested for 4th grade readers. However, they don’t have to read books just off this list. You can read any book approved by a teacher and parent. All they have to do is select a book and fill out their “Reading Life Log”. When done with a book he/she will be able to talk about it with the class and have a book brunch with me.

This is in place of a reading log that is signed everyday. Students will read about 15 minutes a night, but given how busy life becomes it is not always the easy to accomplish nightly. Therefore, some students will read 30 minutes some days or read more on the weekends. Parents sign when students finish a book. I encourage you to talk about the book with your student. For example, find out their favorite part, and least favorite part of the book. Who was their favorite character? Who was their least favorite? Please let me know if you have any questions and happy reading!

Mr. T