Week of April 20th-April 24th

Dear Parents of 5th and 6th Grade Students,

I always enjoy seeing the students after Christmas and Spring breaks…and they always seem to have grown taller in their time away from school.  Having not seen them for four weeks now, I can just imagine how wonderful it would be to see them today…our first day back from Spring vacation.  I am hoping your Easter was one of rejoicing and hope.

Fifth Grade Students

As I indicated in my email to you yesterday, your children will be receiving a new packet this week.  I am taking it to the post office later today.  In it, they will find a letter from me along with these materials.

l.  Within the letter are directions for a Social Studies project on the Civil War aeronaut, Thaddeus Lowe.  Behind the letter are two additional homework assignments for Social Studies that will be done with their textbook pages 190-201.

2.  There are two Easter related Religion assignments in addition to the one I emailed you about yesterday.  I added some letters to the crossword puzzle to make it a bit easier for them.

3.  Their new “Storyworks” has two assignments tucked inside of it.  They accompany the article called “Out of the Burning Darkness”. 

I know that your children may receive their packet on different days, so due dates are going to be given with that in mind.  The Social Studies and Reading assignments have the due dates included in my letter.

Sixth Grade Students

Your students will receive an envelope that contains their reading assignments for this week and part of next week.  The due date for the work is mentioned in my letter to them.  They should be emailed or mailed back to me by May 5th.  That should give them enough time, again considering that they may receive their envelope on different days.

I will be sending English assignments on a daily basis.  When those assignments are completed, I ask that you email me their finished work on the day of completion; if you would rather, just collect their work for the week and send it to me through the mail.  However, please message me so that I know which method you are using.  Thank-you.

And now, in these less than typical days at school, I am going to end my newsletter in a typical fashion…with a quote.  I hope you find this one helpful…

“I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.”

Yes, there are stars in this darkness and glimpses of light that we are nearing the end of our isolation…Just think, with each passing day, we are one day closer.

Warm regards,

Miss Boron