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Dear Fifth Grade Parents, This week is shaping up to be pretty quiet in comparison to our busy and adventurous week last week. Thank you for your support and help in making the Fifth Grade overnight field trip a success.  The kids had a blast and learned so much about the road to the American… Read more »

Anchors Away!

Dear Fifth Grade Parents, This is our BIG week!  the Fifth Graders and I are making final preparations for our over night field trip.  They can hardly wait!  I am posting this week’s Curriculum Update in the hopes of covering most of the topics, but I am sure you understand with the excitement building, some… Read more »

Preparing for Lent

Dear Fifth Grade Parents, This Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent.  This Wednesday is Ash Wednesday.  I am encouraging the fifth graders to actively DO something that makes them a stronger, more faithful servant of the Lord.  We will be discussing ways in which we can make this happen.  Please feel free to join us… Read more »

Happy President’s Day

Curriculum Update for the Week of February 21, 2017 Religion:  Begin Chapter 12:  Living as Prayerful people; Types of prayer; Holy Days of Obligation Literature:  Focus on Setting of a novel;  Continue to read and discuss the novel, Hoot;  Discuss how setting affects the story and plays a role in the telling of the story…. Read more »

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Dear Fifth Grade Parents, Here comes the Sun!!!!  It looks like we are headed for a week of sunshine and warm weather.  With the sunshine in mind, this week is promising to be a much needed quiet week.  I know it’s Valentine’s Day, but the Fifth Graders and I are trying our best to keep… Read more »

Junior Achievement BizTown Here We Come!

Dear Fifth Grade Parents, This week is the week for BizTown.  The Fifth Graders and Sixth Graders are so excited for this fun learning experience.  I can hardly wait to see their faces when we walk in.  Thank you to all the parents who have volunteered their time for interviews, the power session this Wednesday… Read more »

Catholic Schools Week!

Dear Fifth Grade Parents, Happy Catholic Schools Week!  This is the week the kids have all been waiting for.  Please be sure to check Planbook to see this week’s schedule of homework, tests and quizzes.  Due to all of the celebratory festivities of this week, I will not be posting a Curriculum Update.  While my… Read more »

Here come the rain again!?!?!?!

Dear Fifth Grade Parents, The rain has decided to come back… again!  Thank you for allowing your students to share their board games and card games with the class.  It’s a nice change from the struggle of finding an appropriate cartoon they all can enjoy during the rainy day recess/lunch.  I know the kids have… Read more »

Curriculum Update

Dear Fifth Grade Parents, Here comes the rain again!  I have told the class they are able to bring board games, puzzles and card games (not Magic, the Gathering) for rainy day recess.  These activities will keep them active and interacting with one another. Thank you for checking our class website each week to see… Read more »

Happy New Year!! Welcome Back!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, Fifth Grade Parents! Welcome to 2017!  I can already tell this is going to be a fantastic year.  I am looking forward to seeing all of my fifth graders and hearing about the new Christmas memories that were made during our two week break. Please look over this week’s… Read more »