October 28-November 1, 2019

A Note from Mrs. Grant

This week we have Parent/Teacher conferences on Friday, November 1st. Please remember to go by the office this week and sign up for Parent/Teacher conferences. Report cards for the first quarter will be discussed at this time. I look forward to speaking with each of you.

Snack Shack is going very well! Please remember to check the list for your child’s week to be our Snack Shack managers. Our next Snack Shack manager is Mrs. Grant. I have chosen Camilla and Connor to work Snack Shack on Friday, November 8th. I will be bringing in extra snacks that week. Snack Shack will be on Friday, November 8th. 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!

This Week in Class

5th Grade

Math: We will be discussing division, word problems about equal groups, and solving for the fractional part of a group. Students will take the Saxon Benchmark test, which reviews lessons 1-20 on Tuesday, October 29th. 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 discuss vascular and non-vascular plants and the process of photosynthesis. Then, we will begin discussing microorganisms.

6th Grade

Math: We will discuss how to solve word problems about equal groups with fractions, identifying divisibility of a number, and writing ratios and rates. The quiz will be given on Thursday, October 31st.  

Science: We will discuss the theory of continental drift, the supercontinent Pangea, and Volcanoes.

Social Studies: We will continue discussing the culture of Ancient Egypt. The Egypt test will be given on Thursday, October 31st.

Religion: We will discuss the story of Joseph and how he helps to save the ancient world from famine through his faith in God. The Joseph Quiz will be given on Tuesday, November 5th.

The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, November 8th. The words are listed in the document below.

Reminders & Important Dates

November 1, 2019    Parent/Teacher Conferences

November 11, 2019     11am Veteran’s Day Parade/ 2pm dismissal

November 27-29, 2019     Thanksgiving Break

Please share the videos below with your student.

Fifth Grade:

Sixth Grade:

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=continental+drift+for+kids&&view=detail&mid=2857DF8A3131E500ECA82857DF8A3131E500ECA8&&FORM=VRDGAR
https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=volcano+for+kids&&view=detail&mid=4A6BA01DC5FC529A5D414A6BA01DC5FC529A5D41&rvsmid=EC9EF2CB338B03525AA7EC9EF2CB338B03525AA7&FORM=VDRVRV

October 21-25, 2019

A Note from Mrs. Grant

On Monday, we will have our Living Rosary Prayer at 8:30am on the Soccer field. Parents you are welcome to attend. On Tuesday, we are officially finished with our first 9 weeks of the school. It feels like it has gone by so fast! On Friday, we will have our annual PTO Halloween Party. I look forward to seeing everyone there at 5:30pm.

Snack Shack is going very well! Please remember to check the list for your child’s week to be our Snack Shack managers. Our next Snack Shack manager is Connor Williamson. Snacks and the receipts must be brought in on Monday, October 21. Snack Shack will be on Friday, October 25th. 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!

This Week in Class

5th Grade

Math: We will be discussing division and reviewing multiplication and solving for missing factors for the test on Friday, October 25th. 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 discuss vascular and non-vascular plants.

6th Grade

Math: We will review rounding, solving for the average of a data set, how to analyze a line graph, and how to identify prime numbers and factors for the test on Wednesday, October 23rd. Then, we will begin discussing fractions.

Science: We will continue discussing plate tectonics, the process of convection that causes the plate tectonics to move, and sea floor spreading.

Social Studies: We will continue discussing the culture of Ancient Egypt. The students will have the Egypt map quiz on Tuesday, October 22nd and the Egypt Vocabulary quiz on Tuesday, October 29th.  

Religion: We will discuss the story of Issac’s sons, Jacob and Esau, and how Jacob tricked Issac into giving him the blessing instead of his brother. The Jacob quiz will be given on Tuesday, October 22nd. Then we will discuss the story of Joseph and how he helps to save the ancient world from famine through his faith in God.

We will review the words from Unit 1-3 this week in Spelling and Vocabulary. The students will complete a review assignment that will be due on Friday, October 25th.

Reminders & Important Dates

October 21, 2019      8:30am Living Rosary during Morning Prayer

October 22, 2019    Begin signing up for Conferences in the office

October 25, 2019    5:30pm PTO Halloween Party

November 1, 2019    Parent/Teacher Conferences

Please share the videos below with your student.

Fifth Grade:

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/animals/kingdoms-of-life.htm
https://safeshare.tv/x/OgegrloEXk
https://safeshare.tv/x/frzhLzQlmg
http://www.viewpure.com/M51AKJqx-7s?start=0&end=0

Sixth Grade:

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=continental+drift+for+kids&&view=detail&mid=2857DF8A3131E500ECA82857DF8A3131E500ECA8&&FORM=VRDGAR
https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=volcano+for+kids&&view=detail&mid=4A6BA01DC5FC529A5D414A6BA01DC5FC529A5D41&rvsmid=EC9EF2CB338B03525AA7EC9EF2CB338B03525AA7&FORM=VDRVRV

October 14-18, 2019

A Note from Mrs. Grant

Thank you for sharing your grandparents with me! I had so much fun. During this short week, we have our field trip to Cardinal Newman on Thursday, October 17 in the morning.

Snack Shack is going very well! Please remember to check the list for your child’s week to be our Snack Shack managers. Our next Snack Shack manager is Camilla Salas. Snacks and the receipts must be brought in on Wednesday, October 16th. Snack Shack will be on Friday, October 18th. 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 during October 16-18: Camilla Salas, Joshua Ronald, Caleb Stikeleather, and Sammy Penso.

This Week in Class

5th Grade

Math: We will be discussing multiplication word problems and solving multiplication problems with missing factors. The students will have a quiz on Lessons 16-18 on Monday, October 21st. 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 discuss vertebrate and invertebrate animals. The quiz will be given on Friday, October 18th. Then, we will begin discussing vascular and non-vascular plants.

6th Grade

Math: We will discuss how to solve for the average of a data set, how to analyze a line graph, and how to identify prime numbers and factors.

Science: We will continue discussing plate tectonics, the process of convection that causes the plate tectonics to move, and sea floor spreading.

Social Studies: We will continue discussing the culture of Ancient Egypt. The students will have the Egypt map quiz on Tuesday, October 22nd and the Egypt Vocabulary quiz on Tuesday, October 29th.  

Religion: We will discuss the story of Issac’s sons, Jacob and Esau, and how Jacob tricked Issac into giving him the blessing instead of his brother. The Jacob quiz will be given on Tuesday, October 22nd.

The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, October 18th. The words are listed in the document below.

Reminders & Important Dates

October 14-15, 2019     Teacher In-service days. No School for students

October 17, 2019      Sixth grade field trip to Cardinal Newman

October 18, 2019       5:30-8pm PTO Movie Night

October 21, 2019      8:30am Living Rosary during Morning Prayer

October 22, 2019    Begin signing up for Conferences in the office

October 25, 2019    5:30pm PTO Halloween Party

November 1, 2019    Parent/Teacher Conferences

Please share the videos below with your student.

Fifth Grade:

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/animals/kingdoms-of-life.htm
https://safeshare.tv/x/OgegrloEXk
https://safeshare.tv/x/frzhLzQlmg
http://www.viewpure.com/M51AKJqx-7s?start=0&end=0

Sixth Grade:

October 7-11, 2019

A Note from Mrs. Grant

This week we will have a 2pm dismissal on Monday, October 7th. I am also excited to share my classroom with your grandparents on Friday, October 11th, which will also be an 11:30am dismissal. The schedule for Grandparents Day is as follows:

8:00-9:15am: PE at the Conservatory of Dance

9:15-10:15: Classroom visit with Mrs. Grant

10:15-10:30: Photo Booth in the Music Room

10:30-11:00am: Book Fair in the Library

11:00-11:30: Preparing to leave

Snack Shack is going very well! Please remember to check the list for your child’s week to be our Snack Shack managers. Our next Snack Shack manager is Camilla Salas. Snacks and the receipts must be brought in on Wednesday, October 16th. Snack Shack will be on Friday, October 18th. 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!

This Week in Class

5th Grade

Math: We will be discussing how to solve combining and separating word problems, and multiplication. The test will be given on Tuesday, October 8th. Then, we will discuss multiplication word problems and solving multiplication problems with missing factors. 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 discuss vertebrate and invertebrate animals. Then, we will discuss vascular and nonvascular plants.

6th Grade

Math: We will be discuss fractions and mixed numbers. The quiz will be given on Thursday, October 10th.

Science: We will continue discussing plate tectonics and the different types of plate boundaries. There will be a quiz on Thursday, October 17th.

Social Studies: The students will take the Mesopotamia test on Tuesday, October 8th. Then, we will begin discussing the culture of Egypt.

Religion: We will discuss the how God spoke to Abraham and Sarah, and we can hear God speaking to us today. He established a Covenant with Abraham and Sarah. God calls us to know him and to help other people to know him. The quiz will be given on Tuesday, October 8th. Then, we will begin discussing the story of Issac’s sons, Jacob and Esau, and how Jacob tricked Issac into giving him the blessing instead of his brother.

The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, October 18th. The words are listed in the document below.

Reminders & Important Dates

October 7, 2019       2pm dismissal/Birthright items due

October 9, 2019       Picture day

October 11, 2019     Grandparents Day/11:30am dismissal

October 14-15, 2019     Teacher In-service days. No School for students

October 17, 2019      Sixth grade field trip to Cardinal Newman

October 18, 2019       5:30-8pm PTO Movie Night

October 21, 2019      8:30am Living Rosary during Morning Prayer

October 22, 2019    Begin signing up for Conferences in the office

October 25, 2019    5:30pm PTO Halloween Party

November 1, 2019    Parent/Teacher Conferences

Please share the videos below with your student.

Fifth Grade:

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/animals/kingdoms-of-life.htm
https://safeshare.tv/x/OgegrloEXk
https://safeshare.tv/x/frzhLzQlmg
http://www.viewpure.com/M51AKJqx-7s?start=0&end=0

Sixth Grade:

September 30-October 4, 2019

A Note from Mrs. Grant

This week we will have our annual Pet Blessing on Thursday, October 3rd on the soccer field at 2:30pm. If you are unable to bring your family pet at 2:30pm, the child is welcome to bring a picture of the animal to be blessed.

Snack Shack is going very well! Please remember to check the list for your child’s week to be our Snack Shack managers. This week our Snack Shack manager is Zion Roberts. Snacks and the receipts must be brought in on Monday, September 30th. 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!

This Week in Class

5th Grade

Math: We will be discussing how to solve combining and separating word problems, and multiplication. The test will be given on Tuesday, October 8th. 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 to discuss cells and their purpose. We will talk about the parts of an animal and plant cell. Students can use the video below to help them study. There will be a quiz on cells on Wednesday, October 2nd. Then, we will discuss Vertebrate animals.

6th Grade

Math: We will be discussing how to write and analyze multiplication word problems and how to solve operations with integers. The unit 2 test will be given on Friday, October 4th.

Science: We will continue discussing the geologic time scale, early mass extinctions,  fossils, and studying climate using fossils. The Geological Time Scale Test will be given on Tuesday, October 1st.  Then, we will begin to talk about plate tectonics.

Social Studies: We will continue talking about the culture of Mesopotamia. There will be a quiz on Wednesday, October 2nd. The test will be given on Tuesday, October 8th.

Religion: We will begin the week by teaching Morning Prayer. The sixth grade students will be discussing what it means to be a St. Peter’s students using skits they wrote in class. Then, we will discuss how God spoke to Abraham and Sarah, and we can hear God speaking to us today. He established a Covenant with Abraham and Sarah. God calls us to know Him and to help other people to know Him. The quiz will be given on Tuesday, October 8th.

The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, October 4th. The words are listed in the document below.

Reminders & Important Dates

October 3, 2019       Pet Blessing at 2:30pm on the Soccer field

October 7, 2019       2pm dismissal/Birthright items due

October 9, 2019       Picture day

October 11, 2019     Grandparents Day/11:30am dismissal

October 14-15, 2019     Teacher In-service days. No School for students

October 17, 2019      Sixth grade field trip to Cardinal Newman

October 18, 2019       5:30-8pm PTO Movie Night

October 21, 2019      8:30am Living Rosary during Morning Prayer

October 22, 2019    Begin signing up for Conferences in the office

October 25, 2019    5:30pm PTO Halloween Party

November 1, 2019    Parent/Teacher Conferences

Please share the videos below with your student.

Fifth Grade:

Sixth Grade:

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

September 23-27, 2019

A Note from Mrs. Grant

Our first week of Snack Shack went very well! Please remember to check the list for your child’s week to be our Snack Shack managers. This week our Snack Shack manager is Gus Corbett. Snacks and the receipts must be brought in on Monday, September 23rd. 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!

This Week in Class

5th Grade

Math: We will be reviewing for our first Unit test. The first unit test will be given on Tuesday, September 24th. Then, we will discuss writing quality word problems. 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 to discuss cells and their purpose. We will talk about the parts of an animal and plant cell. Students can use the video below to help them study. There will be a quiz on cells on Wednesday, September 25th. Then, we will discuss Vertebrate animals.

6th Grade

Math: We will be discussing how to write and analyze to solve addition, subtraction, and elapsed time word problems. There will be a quiz on Friday, September 27th.

Science: We will continue discussing the geologic time scale, early mass extinctions, and fossils. The quiz on fossils will be given on Wednesday, September, 25th. Then, we will talk about studying climate using fossils. The Geological Time Scale Test will be given on Tuesday, October 1st.

Social Studies: We will continue talking about the culture of Mesopotamia.

Religion: We will review for the Unit 1 test, which will be taken on Thursday, September 26th. Then, we will discuss the how God spoke to Abraham and Sarah, and we can hear God speaking to us today. He established a Covenant with Abraham and Sarah. God calls us to know him and to help other people to know him.

The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, October 4th. The words are listed in the document below.

Reminders & Important Dates

September 24, 2019    Progress Reports go home in the Tuesday Folder/Envelope Fundraiser money due

October 3, 2019       Pet Blessing at 2:30pm on the Soccer field

October 7, 2019       2pm dismissal/Birthright items due

October 9, 2019       Picture day

October 11, 2019     Grandparents Day/11:30am dismissal

October 14-15, 2019     Teacher In-service days. No School for students

October 17, 2019      Sixth grade field trip to Cardinal Newman

October 18, 2019       5:30-8pm PTO Movie Night

October 21, 2019      8:30am Living Rosary during Morning Prayer

October 22, 2019    Begin signing up for Conferences in the office

October 25, 2019    5:30pm PTO Halloween Party

November 1, 2019    Parent/Teacher Conferences

Please share the videos below with your student.

Fifth Grade:

Sixth Grade:

September 16-20, 2019

A Note from Mrs. Grant

We are now settling into our daily routine well and the students are excited for all the wonderful privileges that await them as sixth graders. Please remember to check the list for your child’s week to be our Snack Shack managers. Snacks and the receipts must be brought in on Monday. Snack Shack will officially open on Friday, September 20th. Thank you for supporting the sixth grade in their business endeavor. I will be the first one to bring in snacks for 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!

This Week in Class

5th Grade

Math: We will be reviewing addition, subtraction, and finding the missing addends this week. The first unit test will be given on Tuesday, September 24th. 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 to discuss cells and their purpose. We will talk about the parts of an animal and plant cell. Students can use the video below to help them study. There will be a quiz on cells on Wednesday, September 25th.

6th Grade

Math: We will be reviewing for our first unit test. The students will complete the test on Thursday, September 19th. Then, we will begin discussing how to analyze a bar graph, histogram, and frequency table.

Science: We will continue discussing the geologic time scale, early mass extinctions, and fossils. The quiz on mass extinctions and fossils will be given on Wednesday, September, 18th. Then, we will talk about index fossils and carbon dating.

Social Studies: We will begin talking about the culture of Mesopotamia. Students can use the attached notes to study for their Mesopotamia map quiz on Friday, September 20th.

Religion: We will discuss the stories of Adam and Eve, and Cain and Abel. We will discuss the different types of sin.

The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, September 20th. The words are listed in the document below.

Reminders & Important Dates

September 16, 2019     2pm dismissal

September 17, 2019      PTO meeting at 3:30pm

September 24, 2019    Progress Reports go home in the Tuesday Folder

Please share the videos below with your student.

Fifth Grade:

Sixth Grade:

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

September 9-13, 2019

A Note from Mrs. Grant

The classroom will be buzzing this week with excitement over writing our business plan for Snack Shack. Thank you for supporting the sixth grade in their business endeavor. Remember to check the parent letter that went home last Tuesday to know when it is your child’s week. They are excited to begin Snack Shack on September 20th.

            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!

This Week in Class

5th Grade

Math: We will be reviewing place value, decimals, adding, and comparing and ordering whole numbers and decimals this week. The quiz will be given on Thursday, September 12th. 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 how a scientist conducts research using the scientific method and the engineering design process. There will be a quiz on the Engineer Design process on Friday, September 13th.

6th Grade

Math: We will be discussing fractional parts of a number, order of operations, perimeter, and lines and linear measurement. The students will complete a math quiz on Thursday, September 12th.  We will also continue to talk about financial literacy to prepare for starting their class business.

Science: We will continue discussing the geologic time scale, early mass extinctions, and fossils. The quiz on mass extinctions and fossils will be given on Wednesday, September, 18th.

Social Studies: We will be discussing early civilizations and the early man. The Early Man Test will be given on Friday, September 13th.

Religion: We will discuss the story of Cain and Abel. We will discuss the different types of sin.

The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, September 20th. The words are listed in the document below.

Reminders & Important Dates

September 16, 2019     2pm dismissal

September 17, 2019      PTO meeting at 3:30pm

September 24, 2019    Progress Reports go home in the Tuesday Folder

Please share the videos below with your student.

September 2-6, 2019

A Note from Mrs. Grant

This week we will begin MAP testing. Please make sure your child gets to school on time, receives plenty of rest and has a good breakfast each day so they can focus during the testing. I know each sixth grade student will do their very best! Sixth grade will test on September 3rd from 8:30-9:30am and September 4th from 9:30-10:30am. Each day the students will take one test in the morning.

            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!

This Week in Class

5th Grade

Math: We will be reviewing place value, decimals, adding, and comparing and ordering whole numbers and decimals this week. The quiz will be given on Tuesday, September 10th. 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 how a scientist conducts research using the scientific method and the engineering design process. There will be a quiz on the Scientific Method on Wednesday, September 4th.

6th Grade

Math: We will be discussing fractional parts of a number, order of operations, and lines and linear measurement. The students will complete a math quiz on Tuesday, September 10th.  We will also begin to talk about financial literacy to prepare for starting their class business. Look for the letter about Snack Shack in the Tuesday folder.

Science: We will continue discussing the geologic time scale, early mass extinctions, and fossils.

Social Studies: We will be discussing early civilizations and the early man. The Early Man Test will be given on Wednesday, September 11th.

Religion: We will be talking about the creation story in the Book of Genesis. We will compare this with what we know about the Geologic Time Scale from science. We will talk about how we were created in God’s image to cooperate with Him to care for the earth.

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

Reminders & Important Dates

September 2, 2019     No School

September 16, 2019     2pm dismissal

September 17, 2019      PTO meeting at 3:30pm

September 24, 2019    Progress Reports go home in the Tuesday Folder

Please share the videos below with your student.

August 26-30, 2019

A Note from Mrs. Grant

            Sixth Grade had a wonderful first week of school! Please look for information from the school in this week’s Tuesday folder. I look forward to seeing you all at Back to School Night on Tuesday, August 27th. We will have our first school Mass on Wednesday, August 28th.

            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!

This Week in Class

Fifth Grade:

5th Grade Math: We will be reviewing place value, decimals, and comparing and ordering whole numbers and decimals this week. There will be a math quiz on Friday, August 31st. 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

5th Grade Science: We will be discussing how a scientist conducts research using the scientific method and the engineering design process.

Sixth Grade:

Math: We will be operations with whole numbers and decimals or solving equations with one variable. We will also begin to talk about financial literacy to prepare for starting their class business.

Science: We will begin discussing the geologic time scale.

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

Religion: We will begin by talking about the organization of the Bible and how to understand and read the Bible.

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

Reminders & Important Dates

August 27, 2019        Back to School Night 6:30 in Neglia Hall and school

August 28, 2019        First school Mass hosted by the sixth grade! (Dress Uniforms)

September 2nd, 2019     No School

September 16th, 2019    2pm dismissal

September 17th, 2019    PTO meeting in Neglia Hall from 3:30pm-4:30pm

Please share the videos below with your student.