Weekly Newsletter – January 23

Good Morning! I hope you all enjoyed the beautiful weather this weekend! It was so nice to be able to open the windows and get some fresh air. Here are a few things to know for this week.


What We Are Learning:

English: We are reviewing linking and helping verbs this week. We will be having a small quiz later this week.

Bible: We are continuing to learn about the life of Joseph. We wrapped up Joseph’s life in the house of Potipher and we are moving onto him interpreting dreams.

Spelling: We do have a spelling test this week. The words have the /j/, /s/, and /k/ sounds

Reading: This week is Celebrate Reading Week! We are doing a Dr. Seuss theme this week. Students have set a goal of how much they want to read this week and will get prizes when they meet their goal. We will also be doing some fun things we Dr. Seuss books and we will have Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) throughout the week.

Math: We are learning about function machines, multiplying three numbers together, and more division this week. We have timed tests of Tuesday and Friday.

Social Studies and Science: We are wrapping up our short unit over the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in social studies. We are moving onto our science unit over the solar system!


Bible Verse and Spelling Words:

This Week’s Verse: No verse. Please be practicing speech meet selections!

Next Week’s Verse: Same 🙂

Spelling Words: clock, large, page, mark, kitten, judge, crack, edge, pocket, brake, change, ridge, jacket, badge, orange, ceiling, advantage, pledge, pencil, twilight. Bonus: microscopic


Odds and Ends:

Spirit Week: It is Spirit Week! Today was Athlete/Mathlete day and students came dress super well! Tomorrow Camo Day so students can wear camo and bright orange. Wednesday is Wacky Wednesday, Thursday is WCS Spirit Day, and Friday is Class Color Day. Our class color is white.

Grade Card Envelopes: Please get these turned in if you already haven’t!

Letters of Intent: As we plan for next year it helps us to have some idea of what our enrollment might be. If you have not turned in your letter of intent please do so that way we can make plans for next year!

Speech Meet: Selections will be due Friday February, 10. We will be partnering with the fourth grade and will be presenting all together. Please remember that memorization AND expression are both important.

Auction: Save the Date! Our school auction will be held at Church of the Savior this year on February 25th. Please mark your calendars and make plans to attend!

100th Day of School: The 100th Day of School is January 31st! We will be doing some fun activities in class to celebrate!


I think that is it! Have a great week!


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