December 17-21, 2018

A Note from Miss Geene

As this is the third week of Advent, we will continue to focus on strengthening our relationship with God. This week will be a short week, but a busy one. On Tuesday, the students will participate in the Christmas Music Concert. Please make sure the students arrive in Neglia Hall by 6:30pm. On Thursday, the students will participate in an Advent prayer retreat and will be dismissed at 11:30am. If I don’t see you before break, I hope each of your families have a wonderful Christmas!

There will be no Snack Shack this week.

Below is a list of the students who are on Honor Guard this week. If your student is participating, they must stay until the end. Please do not pick them up during car line unless I have been given a note. Thank you for your support!

Honor Guard Schedule

This Week in Class

Fifth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to multiply and divide fractions by whole numbers, fractions, and mixed numbers and how to simplify fractions. The Multiplying and Dividing fractions test will be given on Wednesday, January 9th. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We will begin discussing the different systems of the human body. We will discuss the respiratory system. Students can use the videos below to help them study.

Social Studies: We will continue talking about the Industrial Revolution and its impact on the United States.

Sixth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to multiply and divide fractions and mixed numbers. We will look at solving them in algebraic expressions. The students will take the test on Wednesday, December 19th. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We will be discussing volcanoes and earthquakes. The students will take the Plate Tectonics test on Wednesday, December 19th. Students can use the videos below to help them study.

Social Studies: We will be discussing the culture of Ancient Egypt.

6th Grade Spelling and Vocabulary:  The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, January 11th. The words are listed in the document below.

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Reminders & Important Dates

December 17th         1:30pm Strength and Movement Presentation in Neglia Hall

December 18th         Christmas Music Program in the Church at 7pm. Students must report to Neglia Hall by 6:30pm

December 19th         School Mass (Mass Uniform)

December 20th       11:30am dismissal

December 21-January 2     Christmas Break

January 3rd             School resumes

Please share the videos below with your student.

Sixth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAHY6965o08

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfVNnk8FHcU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RA2-Vc4PIOY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgktM2luLok

Fifth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnzwbipJuAA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nl_-6WPQ4Sg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBxbPnkxE64

December 10-14, 2018

A Note from Miss Geene

As this is the second week of Advent, we will continue to focus on strengthening our relationship with God. We also have a 2pm dismissal on Monday, December 10th.

There will be no Snack Shack this Friday, December 14th.

Below is a list of the students who are on Honor Guard this week. If your student is participating, they must stay until the end. Please do not pick them up during car line unless I have been given a note. Thank you for your support!

Honor Guard Schedule

This Week in Class

Fifth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to multiply and divide fractions by whole numbers, fractions, and mixed numbers and how to simplify fractions. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We will begin discussing the different systems of the human body. We will begin with the digestive system. Students can use the videos below to help them study.

Social Studies: We will continue talking about the Industrial Revolution and its impact on the United States. The students will take a quiz on the Industrial Revolution on Thursday, December 13th.

Sixth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to multiply and divide fractions and mixed numbers. We will look at solving them in algebraic expressions. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We will be discussing volcanoes and earthquakes. The students will take the Plate Tectonics test on Wednesday, December 19th. Students can use the videos below to help them study.

Social Studies: We will be discussing the culture of Mesopotamia and the invaders of Mesopotamia. The Mesopotamia test will be given on Friday, December 14th.

6th Grade Spelling and Vocabulary:  The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, December 14th. The words are listed in the document below.

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Reminders & Important Dates

December 10th       2pm dismissal

December 12th         School Mass (Mass Uniform)

December 17th         1:30pm Strength and Movement Presentation in Neglia Hall

December 18th         Christmas Music Program in the Church at 7pm. Students must report to Neglia Hall by 6:30pm

December 20th       11:30am dismissal

December 21-January 2     Christmas Break

January 3rd             School resumes

Please share the videos below with your student.

Sixth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAHY6965o08

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfVNnk8FHcU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RA2-Vc4PIOY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgktM2luLok

December 3-7, 2018

A Note from Miss Geene

As this is the first week of Advent, we are all focusing on strengthening our relationship with God. This will be a busy week for sixth grade. Tomorrow, December 4th, progress reports will go home in the Tuesday folder. Please review these with your child and discuss their goals for improvement. We will also have a field trip to the Koger Center for the ballet on Friday, December 7th. Please make sure your child is at school promptly at 8am.

Please remember to check the list for your child’s week to be our Snack Shack managers. This week our Snack Shack managers are Micah Austin and Jermaine Johnson. Snacks and the receipts must be brought in on Monday, December 3rd. Receipts for reimbursement can be brought to Mrs. Davis in the office with a note detailing it is for Snack Shack. Thank you for supporting the sixth grade in their business endeavor.

Below is a list of the students who are on Honor Guard this week. If your student is participating, they must stay until the end. Please do not pick them up during car line unless I have been given a note. Thank you for your support!

Honor Guard Schedule

This Week in Class

Fifth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to multiply and divide fractions by whole numbers, fractions, and mixed numbers and how to simplify fractions. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We will review cells, classification, microorganisms, and inherited traits. The students will take the test on Thursday, December 6th. Students can use the videos below to help them study.

Social Studies: We will begin talking about the Industrial Revolution and its impact on the United States. The students will take a quiz on the Industrial Revolution on Tuesday, December 11th.

Sixth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to multiply and divide fractions and mixed numbers. We will look at solving them in algebraic expressions. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We will continue discussing Plate tectonics and the theory of continental drift. We will look at the evidence for continental drift. The students will take a quiz on Wednesday, December 5th. Students can use the videos below to help them study.

Social Studies: We will be discussing the culture of Mesopotamia and the invaders of Mesopotamia.

6th Grade Spelling and Vocabulary:  The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, December 14th. The words are listed in the document below.

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Reminders & Important Dates

December 4th         Progress Reports go home in the Tuesday folder

December 5th         School Mass (Mass Uniform)

December 8th         Feast of the Immaculate Conception

December 10th       2pm dismissal

December 17th         1:30pm Strength and Movement Presentation in Neglia Hall

December 18th         Christmas Music Program in the Church at 7pm. Students must report to Neglia Hall by 6:30pm

December 20th       11:30am dismissal

December 21-January 2     Christmas Break

January 3rd             School resumes

Please share the videos below with your student.

Sixth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAHY6965o08

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfVNnk8FHcU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RA2-Vc4PIOY

Fifth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVouQRAKxYo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGpPHrLF-5M

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZjzQhFG6Ec

A Note from Miss Geene

I am so glad to be back from Thanksgiving break. I hope you all had a wonderful time celebrating all God has given us.

Please remember to check the list for your child’s week to be our Snack Shack managers. This week our Snack Shack managers are Joseph Hauk and Danny Cox. Snacks and the receipts must be brought in on Monday, November 26th. Receipts for reimbursement can be brought to Mrs. Davis in the office with a note detailing it is for Snack Shack. Thank you for supporting the sixth grade in their business endeavor.

Below is a list of the students who are on Honor Guard this week. If your student is participating, they must stay until the end. Please do not pick them up during car line unless I have been given a note. Thank you for your support!

Honor Guard Schedule

This Week in Class

Fifth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to multiply fractions by whole numbers, fractions, and mixed numbers and how to simplify fractions. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We will be talking about microorganisms. The Microorganisms quiz will be given on Tuesday, November 27th. Then, we will begin discussing genetics and inherited traits. Students can use the videos below to help them study.

Social Studies: We will begin talking about the Industrial Revolution and its impact on the United States.

Sixth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to multiply fractions and mixed numbers. We will look at solving them in algebraic expressions. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We will continue discussing Plate tectonics and the different types of plate boundaries. We will also discuss the theory of continental drift. Students can use the videos below to help them study.

Social Studies: We will be discussing the culture of Mesopotamia. The students will take a quiz on Mesopotamia geography on Tuesday, November 27th.

6th Grade Spelling and Vocabulary:  The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, November 30th. The words are listed in the document below.

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Reminders & Important Dates

November 21st-23rd   Thanksgiving Break

November 28th         School Mass (Mass Uniform)

December 4th         Progress Reports go home in the Tuesday folder

December 7th        School Field Trip to the Koger Center

December 8th         Feast of the Immaculate Conception

December 10th       2pm dismissal

December 17th         1:30pm Strength and Movement Presentation in Neglia Hall

December 18th         Christmas Music Program in the Church at 7pm. Students must report to Neglia Hall by 6:30pm

December 20th       11:30am dismissal

December 21-January 2     Christmas Break

January 3rd             School resumes

Please share the videos below with your student.

Sixth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAHY6965o08

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfVNnk8FHcU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RA2-Vc4PIOY

Fifth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVouQRAKxYo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGpPHrLF-5M

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZjzQhFG6Ec

November 19-20, 2018

A Note from Miss Geene

Can you believe it is almost time for Thanksgiving break? Here at St. Peter’s the students know they have a lot to be thankful for! They have supportive families, shelter, and they have the gift of receiving a Catholic education. I hope you all have a blessed Thanksgiving!

Below is a list of the students who are on Honor Guard this week. If your student is participating, they must stay until the end. Please do not pick them up during car line unless I have been given a note. Thank you for your support!

Honor Guard Schedule

This Week in Class

Fifth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to multiply fractions and whole numbers and how to simplify fractions. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We will be talking about microorganisms. The Microorganisms quiz will be given on Tuesday, November 27th. Students can use the videos below to help them study.

Social Studies: The Westward Expansion test will be given on Monday, November 19th. Then, we will begin talking about the Industrial Revolution.

Sixth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to multiply fractions and mixed numbers. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We will continue discussing Plate tectonics and the different types of plate boundaries. Students can use the videos below to help them study.

Social Studies: We will be discussing the culture of Mesopotamia. The students will take a quiz on Mesopotamia geography on Tuesday, November 27th.

6th Grade Spelling and Vocabulary:  The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, November 30th. The words are listed in the document below.

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Reminders & Important Dates

November 21st-23rd   Thanksgiving Break

November 28th         School Mass (Mass Uniform)

December 4th        Progress Reports go home in the Tuesday folder

December 8th         Feast of the Immaculate Conception

December 10th       2pm dismissal

December 17th        1:30pm Strength and Movement Presentation in Neglia Hall

December 18th         Christmas Music Program in the Church at 7pm. Students must report to Neglia Hall by 6:30pm

December 20th       11:30am dismissal

December 21-January 2     Christmas Break

January 3rd             School resumes

Please share the videos below with your student.

Sixth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAHY6965o08

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfVNnk8FHcU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RA2-Vc4PIOY

Fifth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVouQRAKxYo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGpPHrLF-5M

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZjzQhFG6Ec

November 12-16, 2018

A Note from Miss Geene

This week will be a busy week. On Monday, we will attend the Veteran’s Day parade. It is also a 2pm dismissal day. On Tuesday, we have a PTO meeting at 5:30pm in Neglia Hall. I hope to see you all at the PTO meeting!

There will be Snack Shack on Friday, November 16th. The Snack Shack managers on November 16th are Mercedes Rush and Heyward Blakely. Thank you for supporting the sixth grade in their business endeavor.

Below is a list of the students who are on Honor Guard this week. If your student is participating, they must stay until the end. Please do not pick them up during car line unless I have been given a note. Thank you for your support!

Honor Guard Schedule

This Week in Class

Fifth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to add and subject fractions and mixed numbers and how to simplify fractions. We will focus on adding and subtracting mixed numbers. The Adding and Subtracting Fractions test will be given on Wednesday, November 14th. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We will be talking about animal and plant classification. The Classification quiz will be next Tuesday, November 13th. Then, we will begin discussing microorganisms. Students can use the videos below to help them study.

Social Studies: We will be discussing the obstacles pioneers faced as they traveled West in the United States in the early 1800s. We will be discussing the Alamo and the Trail of Tears. The Westward Expansion test will be given on Monday, November 19th.

Sixth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers. The Fractions test will be given on Wednesday, November 14th. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We will begin discussing Plate tectonics and the different types of plate boundaries. The quiz on plate tectonics will be given on Thursday, November 15th.

Social Studies: We will be discussing early civilizations. The Early man test will be given on Tuesday, November 13th. Then, we will begin talking about the culture of Mesopotamia. Students can use the attached notes to study.

Prehistory-Neolithic Age

04A Characteristics of a Civilizations

6th Grade Spelling and Vocabulary:  The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, November 16th. The words are listed in the document below.

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Reminders & Important Dates

November 12th   Field Trip to the Veteran’s Parade and 2pm dismissal

November 13th   PTO Meeting in Neglia Hall at 5:30pm

November 14th     School Mass (Mass Uniform)

November 15th   National Day of Appreciation for Catholic School Principals

November 21st-23rd   Thanksgiving Break

Please share the videos below with your student.

Sixth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SY3MZ_wNFW8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KjqHfemon8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wissIOikrqc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVwPLWOo9TE

Fifth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVouQRAKxYo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGpPHrLF-5M

Week of November 5-9, 2018

A Note from Miss Geene

It was a pleasure talking to all of you last Friday. I look forward to continuing to work together to enrich each student’s education academically and spiritually. Thank you parents for all you do to support our classroom!

There will be Snack Shack on Friday, November 9th. The Snack Shack managers on November 9th will be chosen by me during the week. I will be bringing in the snacks during this week. Thank you for supporting the sixth grade in their business endeavor.

Below is a list of the students who are on Honor Guard this week. If your student is participating, they must stay until the end. Please do not pick them up during car line unless I have been given a note. Thank you for your support!

Honor Guard Schedule

This Week in Class

Fifth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to add and subject fractions and mixed numbers and how to simplify fractions. We will focus on adding and subtracting mixed numbers. The Adding and Subtracting Fractions test will be given on Friday, November 9th. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We will be talking about animal and plant classification. The Classification quiz will be next Tuesday, November 13th. Students can use the videos below to help them study.

Social Studies: We will be discussing the obstacles pioneers faced as they traveled West in the United States in the early 1800s. We will be discussing the Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark, and the War of 1812. The students will have a quiz on the obstacles of the pioneers on Thursday, November 8th.

Sixth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers. The Fractions test will be given on Wednesday, November 14th. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We continue discussing the Geologic time scale by discussing the different types of fossils and absolute dating. The Geologic Time Scale Test will be given on Thursday, November 8th. Students can use the attached notes to help study.

Earth’s History Unit 1

Social Studies: We will be discussing early civilizations. The Early man test will be given on Friday, November 9th. Students can use the attached notes to study.

Prehistory-Neolithic Age

6th Grade Spelling and Vocabulary:  The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, November 16th. The words are listed in the document below.

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Reminders & Important Dates

November 7th     School Mass (Mass Uniform)

November 12th   Field Trip to the Veteran’s Parade and 2pm dismissal

November 13th   PTO Meeting in Neglia Hall at 5:30pm

November 15th   National Day of Appreciation for Catholic School Principals

November 21st-23rd   Thanksgiving Break

Please share the videos below with your student.

Sixth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SY3MZ_wNFW8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KjqHfemon8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wissIOikrqc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVwPLWOo9TE

Fifth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVouQRAKxYo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGpPHrLF-5M

October 29-November 2, 2018

A Note from Miss Geene

This week we have two important events happening. The first big event is All Saint’s Day on Wednesday, November 1st. This is an important day in the Catholic faith because we get to celebrate every Saint who inspires us to be more like Christ. The second important event is Parent/Teacher conferences. Please remember to go by the office this week and sign up for Parent/Teacher conferences which are on Friday, November 2nd. Report cards for the first quarter will be discussed at this time. I look forward to speaking with each of you.

There will be no Snack Shack this week because the students are not here on Friday. The next Snack Shack will be on Friday, November 9th. The Snack Shack managers on November 9th will be chosen by me during the week. I will be bringing in the snacks during this week. Thank you for supporting the sixth grade in their business endeavor.

Below is a list of the students who are on Honor Guard this week. If your student is participating, they must stay until the end. Please do not pick them up during car line unless I have been given a note. Thank you for your support!

Honor Guard Schedule

This Week in Class

Fifth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to add and subject fractions and mixed numbers and how to simplify fractions. We will focus on adding and subtracting mixed numbers. The Adding and Subtracting Fractions test will be given on Tuesday, November 6th. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We will be the parts of plant and animal cells. The quiz on plant and animal cells will be given on Wednesday, October 31st. Then, we will begin talking about animal classification.

Social Studies: We will be discussing the obstacles pioneers faced as they traveled West in the United States in the early 1800s. We will be discussing the Transcontinental Railroad, the Homestead Act, and the Gold Rush.

Sixth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to write and to compute numerical and algebraic expressions. We will discuss how to solve algebraic expressions. The Expressions test will be given on Thursday, November 1st. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We continue discussing the Geologic time scale by discussing the different types of fossils and absolute dating. The Geologic Time Scale Test will be given on Tuesday, November 6th.

Social Studies: We will be discussing early civilizations and the Mesopotamian culture.

6th Grade Spelling and Vocabulary:  The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Thursday, November 1st. The words are listed in the document below.

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Reminders & Important Dates

October 31st       School Mass at 8:30am (Mass Uniform)

November 1st     All Saints Day Mass at 8:30am (Mass Uniform)

November 2nd   Parent/Teacher Conferences     No School for Students

November 12th   Field Trip to the Veteran’s Parade and 2pm dismissal

November 13th   PTO Meeting in Neglia Hall at 5:30pm

November 15th   National Day of Appreciation for Catholic School Principals

November 21st-23rd   Thanksgiving Break

Please share the videos below with your student.

Sixth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SY3MZ_wNFW8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KjqHfemon8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wissIOikrqc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVwPLWOo9TE

Fifth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IlzKri08kk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVouQRAKxYo

October 22-26, 2018

A Note from Miss Geene

This week we welcome Ms. Boron back to St. Peters! We also have a short week due to a Teacher In-service day on Friday. The sixth grade also has a field trip to Cardinal Newman Thursday from 8am-1pm. I also look forward to seeing you all at the PTO Halloween party Thursday, October 25th at 5:30pm in Neglia Hall.

There will be no Snack Shack this week because the students are not here on Friday. The next Snack Shack will be on Friday, November 9th. The Snack Shack managers on November 9th will be chosen by me during the week. I will be bringing in the snacks during this week. Thank you for supporting the sixth grade in their business endeavor.

Below is a list of the students who are on Honor Guard this week. If your student is participating, they must stay until the end. Please do not pick them up during car line unless I have been given a note. Thank you for your support!

Honor Guard Schedule

This Week in Class

Fifth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to add and subject fractions and mixed numbers and how to simplify fractions. We will focus on adding and subtracting mixed numbers. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We will be the parts of plant and animal cells. The quiz on plant and animal cells will be given on Tuesday, October 30th.

Social Studies: We will be discussing the obstacles pioneers faced as they traveled West in the United States in the early 1800s.

Sixth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to write and to compute numerical and algebraic expressions. We will review how to write expressions and how to add and subtract algebraic expressions. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We continue discussing the Geologic time scale by discussing the different types of fossils and absolute dating.

Social Studies: We will be discussing early civilizations and the Mesopotamian culture.

6th Grade Spelling and Vocabulary:  The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Thursday, November 1st. The words are listed in the document below.

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Reminders & Important Dates

October 25th      Sixth Grade Field trip to Cardinal Newman

October 25th      PTO Halloween Party in Neglia Hall from 5:30-7:30pm

October 26th       In-service Day/ No School for students

November 2nd    Parent/Teacher Conferences     No School for Students

Please share the videos below with your student.

Sixth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SY3MZ_wNFW8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KjqHfemon8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wissIOikrqc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVwPLWOo9TE

Fifth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IlzKri08kk

October 15-19, 2018

A Note from Miss Geene

This week we have a 2pm dismissal on Monday, October 15th. This is also the final week of the combined 5th and 6th grade classes. Thank you parents for being so supportive during this time! I look forward to continuing to work with each of you!

The sixth graders have begun Snack Shack. Please remember to check the list for your child’s week to be our Snack Shack managers. This week our Snack Shack managers are Micah Austin and Danny Cox. Snacks and the receipts must be brought in on Monday, October 15th. Thank you for supporting the sixth grade in their business endeavor.

Below is a list of the students who are on Honor Guard this week. If your student is participating, they must stay until the end. Please do not pick them up during car line unless I have been given a note. Thank you for your support!

Honor Guard Schedule

This Week in Class

Math: We will be discussing how to add and subject fractions and mixed numbers and how to simplify fractions. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

Science: We will be discussing human impact on the earth by discussing the cause and effect of air, water, and land pollutions. The students will take the Science Test on Friday, October 19th.

English: We will be reviewing predicate nominatives, predicate adjectives, and objects of the preposition.

Social Studies: We will be discussing the Tools of any Historian by talking about primary and secondary resources. The students will complete an in class project to end the unit.

Religion: We will be discussing the history of Latin in the Church and the five sources every Catholic should know to understand the faith.

5th Grade Reading: This week we will continue our first novel, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Our lessons will focus on the six traits of writing. The students will finish our novel and complete a writing assignment.

The Fifth Grade Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, October 19th. The words are listed below.

Commonly Misspelled Words list 3

6th Grade Reading:  This week we will continue reading our first novel, The City of Ember. Our lessons will focus on the six traits of writing. The students will finish our novel and complete a writing assignment.

The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, October 19th. The words are listed in the document below.

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Reminders & Important Dates

October 15th     2pm dismissal

October 17th     School Mass (Mass Uniform)

October 25th     PTO Halloween Party in Neglia Hall from 5:30-7:30pm

October 26th       In-service Day/ No School for students

Please share the videos below with your student.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0m89e9oZko

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtGRihw4G-c

https://www.flocabulary.com/unit/longitude-and-latitude/