mrslohman

Teaching and Learning Together

Friendly Reminder

End of Year Field Trip:  By tomorrow morning, please send in $6.00 to help cover some of the costs for our end of year field trip and pizza lunch, if you haven’t done so yet.

Thank you!

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Classroom Updates

Field Day:  Third through fifth grade students have field day tomorrow at the high school football field from 10:00 a.m. until approximately 2:15 p.m.

Here are a few important reminders for Field Day:

  1. Students should wear comfortable, weather appropriate clothing.
  2. Students should wear tennis shoes.
  3. Students must pack a home lunch if they did not order one from the cafeteria.  Lunches from home should be fully disposable and marked with your child’s first and last name.

End of Year Field Trip:  If you are interested in putting your name in the lottery to be a chaperone for our trip to BAM, please email me by 3:30 p.m. tomorrow.  The $6.00 for the field trip is due Tuesday, May 28.

Last School Store for the Year:  Tomorrow is the last School Store for this school year.  Everything will be half off.

 

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End of Week Updates

Thank You!  Thank you to everyone who donated snacks for the children during M-STEP testing!  This helped to keep the kids’ bodies and minds fueled as they worked hard to complete these tests.

Field Day Cold Lunch Form:  A field trip lunch order form was sent home with your child today. Please fill out the form and return it to school Monday, May 20.  This is for the third through fifth grade Field Day scheduled for Friday, May 24.

Third Grade End of Year Field Trip:  Today, a note on blue paper with details about this trip and chaperone opportunities was sent home.  The cost of this field trip is $6.00 per child and is due on Tuesday, May 28.

Last Scholastic Book Order this School Year:  This was sent home with your child today and is due on Monday, May 20. This will allow enough time for the orders to be received before the end of the school year.  Orders may be placed online or you may write a check payable to: Scholastic Reading Club.  If you choose to order online you will need the one time Class Activation Code: GVHRH.  Please note that the Class Activation Code is case sensitive.

The link to Scholastic Book Orders is:  https://clubs2.scholastic.com

Homework:  A new menu was sent home with your child today and is due Friday, May 24.  Please continue to have your child read at home daily.

D.E.S. Spirit Week:  There has been a slight change to the schedule that was sent home today.  Please see the correct schedule below:

  • Monday: Pajama Day and bring a small stuffed animal (that can fit in the corner of your desk)
  • Tuesday: Crazy hair day
  • Wednesday: Favorite team’s colors or their jersey
  • Thursday: Random reading day – always have a book with you and be ready to read.
  • Friday: School spirit day  – wear orange and blue

Field Day Volunteers:  Mr. Cochran, our P.E. teacher, is looking for a few parent volunteers to help run track and field games.  You must have a current Volunteer Profile Form on record at Central Office to volunteer.  If you are interested in volunteering follow the sign up link below.

Field Day Volunteer Sign Up

As always, thank you for your continued support and please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns.  Have a great weekend!

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M-STEP Snacks

If you are interested in donating snacks for our class during the MStep testing period (May 7 – May 16), please sign using the link below.  Thank you in advance for your help!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0E45ACAC2EA0F94-mstep

 

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Classroom Updates

Field Trip Tomorrow:  Third graders will be traveling to the Outdoor Discovery Center tomorrow to learn more about the Tribes of the Three Fires and French Voyageurs in Michigan.  We will leave school around 9:10 a.m. and will return at approximately 2:20 p.m.  If your child did not order a school lunch, he or she will need to bring a fully disposable sack lunch to school tomorrow. Please have your child’s lunch in a paper or plastic bag labeled with your child’s name. Chaperones should bring themselves a lunch as well.  We will be outside all day (rain or shine), so please make sure your child is dressed for the weather.

Chaperones, please arrive to the classroom at 9:10 a.m.

Homework Menu:  A new menu went home with your child today; it is due this week Friday, May 3.  Please have your child read daily at home.  Thank you!

M-STEP Testing:   A letter was sent home with your child on Friday regarding the M-STEP test. Third graders will be taking tests in language arts and math.

Please read over the letter. It is very important that your child is in attendance during the testing window. Please avoid scheduling appointments that require your child to miss any school during the testing window.

Third grade test dates are as follows:

  • Tuesday, May 7
  • Wednesday, May 8
  • Thursday, May 9
  • Tuesday, May 14
  • Wednesday, May 15
  • Thursday, May 16

Thank you and please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.

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Field Trip Tomorrow

Reminder:  Third graders are going to Frederick Meijer Gardens tomorrow. We will depart D.E.S. at 8:45 a.m. and will return around 2:00 p.m.  If your child did not order a school lunch, he or she will need to bring a fully disposable sack lunch to school tomorrow. Please have your child’s lunch in a paper or plastic bag labeled with your child’s name on it. Chaperones should bring themselves a lunch as well.

Chaperones, please arrive to the classroom at 8:20 a.m.

Thanks and have a good night!

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Friday, April 12

Homework Menu:  A new menu was sent home with your child today; it is due next week Friday, April 19.  Please have your child read every day at home as this will help your child continue to grow as a reader.

Scholastic Book Order: A new book order was sent home with your child today.  You may order online or return the paper form to school with your child.  Please make any checks payable to: Scholastic Reading Club.    If you choose to order online you will need the one time Class Activation Code which is: GVHRH.  Please note that the Class Activation Code is case-sensitive.

The due date for this book order is: Friday, April 19

Scholastic Book Orders link:  https://clubs2.scholastic.com

Math Facts Updates and Student Goals:  Today your child was sent home with an updated multiplication and division basic facts progress report.  This is the same format that was given to you during parent-teacher conferences.  I went over this progress report with your child.  Based on current assessments, your child has set a new basic facts goal (highlighted in yellow).  Please take a moment to look this over to see how your child is progressing and how you can help your child at home.

Multiplication and Division Games:  Based on your child’s individual fact goal, I sent home a bag of multiplication and division games to help your child practice.  If you need more recording sheets for any of the games, please let me know.

Thanks for your continued support and please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns.

 

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Friendly Reminders

Homework Due:  Your child’s homework menu is due tomorrow morning.

Water Bottles:  If possible, please send your child to school with a water bottle each day, as our classroom doesn’t have a drinking fountain.

Thank you!

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Update for Tomorrow

Tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. third graders will be going to Oval Beach to work on their Visiting Artists project which will be displayed during the Visiting Artists Showcase on May 1. We will be gone for approximately one hour.

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Field Trip Lunch Form

Frederick Meijer Gardens Field Trip:  If you would like your child to order a cold lunch from our school cafeteria for next week’s field trip, the order must be placed by tomorrow, April 9. Please check your child’s backpack for the school lunch order form (on bright green paper).  If your child lost the form, please have your child tell me tomorrow if they will be bringing a lunch from home or if they want a school lunch for the field trip.

Thanks and have a good night!

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