May Newsletter:     


Monthly Reading Overview: During this month, we will finish the year using a paperback tradebook, Frindle, which is part of our Houghton Mifflin series.  We will follow the same lesson and grading format as we did with the regular textbook.

Monthly Math Overview: During this month, 5A will continue to study fractions, while 5B will continue study geometry, algebra, percents, and positive and negative integers in preparation for sixth grade.

Important May Dates:

5/1                   QRI Reading Assessment

5/2                   Health Fair activities @ 1:00

5/5                   Vo Tech visit for 5th Grade, 8 AM to noon

5/5                   Star Reader Assessments @ 1:25

5/8,9,12           Math and Reading CDT assessments

5/9                   Art/Music Fair @6PM

5/10                 District math assessment

5/11                 5F visit to the MS, @9:30-noon

5/12                 Ice Cream truck visit

5/16                 Science Fair participants’ field trip

5/22                 5th Grade Promotion,7:00 PM

5/23                 Field Day

5/24                 Gettysburg Battlefield field trip

5/25                 Last day, with dismissal @ 9:30


Summer Packets: This year, once again, summer work packets will be available to parents who request them. The activities are designed especially for students entering 6th grade, featuring an assortment of subject area lessons. Please let me know if you are interested in this.


Important Information:

The date for Fifth Grade Promotion has been set for May 22nd  at 7:00 PM!  This is a very special night when 5th graders will receive the awards that they have earned this year.  Please plan to attend.  Students should gather in the Music Room at 6:45 to get ready for the ceremony.  Punch and cookies will be served in the lobby after the event. A paper will be coming home in a week or so asking for donations of cookies, punch and/or paper products.

Congratulations to: Carson Beaumont and Kaden Rosenberry for completing the Pizza Hut Book-It! Program this year.  Both gentlemen met their goal every month, October through March, receiving a free pan pizza each month.