Weekly Newsletter – November 16

Good Morning! Hope you all had a good weekend. Can you believe that Thanksgiving is next week? It’s a little crazy! We have a lot happening between now and then. Here is what is going on this week:


What We Are Learning:

English: We are putting the final touches on our paragraphs today. We are also learning about the differences between singular nouns and plural nouns.

Math: We are starting multiplication today! Our zeros test will be tomorrow and our ones test will be on Friday. Please remember to be studying at home!

Reading: This week we are talking about the plot of a story and comparing and contrasting different parts of a story.

Social Studies: We are continuing to learn about Captain John Smith and the founding of Jamestown. We will also be learning about the pilgrims and what life was like coming to America.

Spelling: We do have a test this week and the words are below. However, we will not be having a test next week!

Bible: We are continuing to learn the Christmas story. We are also continuing our What’s in the Bible? Series and learning about Jacob and Esau.


Bible Verse and Spelling Words:

This Week’s Verse: Luke 2:11-12 – “Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.”

Next Week’s Verse (Due TUESDAY 11/24): Luke 2:13-14 – Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.”

Spelling Words: handle, trouble, simple, people, middle, table, little, gentle, poodle, pickle, noodle, saddle, juggle, uncle, riddle, example, throttle, obstacle, miracle, muscle. Bonus: extreme 

Odds and Ends:

Operation Christmas Child: Shoe boxes are due this Friday! We are going to be taking all of our boxes to chapel with us that day. We would love to see each student donate a shoe box full of gifts for children around the world!

Thanksgiving Party: Our class party is Tuesday November 24th at 2:30. Mrs. Mast and Mrs. Current are organizing our party, so be looking for communication from them on how you can help!

Thanksgiving Break: There is no school Wednesday the 25th-Sunday the 29th due to Thanksgiving!

Spirit Day: We will be having an all school Spirit Day on November 24th. Come dressed in your favorite WCS wear or red, white, and blue!

Ohio State Day: On November 23rd our class will be having an Ohio State Spirit Day in honor of the *ichigan game that Saturday 🙂 Come dressed in your favorite scarlet and gray!

Congratulations: Congrats to all of our students who participated in Math Olympics and the Spelling Bee: Marina Albright, Landon Snode, Micah Schlegel, and Joey Clabaugh!

Midterms: Midterms will be going home before Thanksgiving break. I am in the process of updating ProgressBook so please know that things will be changing in the next week and a half.


I think that is it for the week! Let me know if you have any questions!

In Christ,

Mrs. Starkey


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