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Winter greetings from 5th grade!  Things are starting to calm back down again after some pretty exciting weeks! Thanks for supporting SRS; your generosity is making a difference!



Ash Wednesday is this week, thus starting our Lenten journey to Easter.  We will be doing various activities to prepare our hearts.  Students will also have a journal to keep.


Chapter 8 Data/Information– TEST on tomorrow (Tuesday)!

We are learning fancy ways of aggregating data! Say what?!  That is a fancy way of saying we are learning to find the mean, mode, median, and range using data.  Not only that, but we are also creating tables and graphs to accompany our work.  Aren’t you impressed?

Social Studies– 

Chapter 8: Uniting the Colonies


Test on Wednesday.  Students have notes for each lesson.  We have even high-lighted the critical parts! Study well and be prepared!

Reading- Maniac Magee (novel- realistic fiction)

Chaptesr 12-21 (students will have nightly readings, too!)

Skills:  Summarize the plot using characters and setting details; compare/contrast characters’ actions

Skill:  analogies

Vocabulary sheets and Literature Response Journals (each child made a new one!)

Students will be responsible for vocabulary and spelling lists.

Spelling: We are back to a list of 20 words. All students have a list!  Pre-tests are given on Mondays. Final test will be on Friday.

Ask what a spelling card is!

Science- Science Test Thursday materials to study are notes from 1/26/16 and the information on page A 95.



Ash Wednesday mass at 8:30, please join us.

Don’t forget to frequently visit our school’s Facebook page.  It’s a great way to know and share the great things happening at our school.


Monday:  Computer Lab 11:00-11:45; Music 2:00-2:45

Tuesday: PE 1:15-2:00

Wednesday: Library 12:30-1:15

Thursday: Mass 8:30-9:15, Art 11:00-11:45

Friday:  Band 10:15-11, PE 1:15-2:00