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Join us for the Art & Music Show Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 5-7 in the gym!

Spanish Classes for the Week of April 13, 2015

Here are the plans for Spanish classes the week of April 13, 2015:

Pre-K:  We are going to learn Spanish words for a variety of emotions/feelings we have and complete an activity to reinforce this vocabulary.

Kindergarten:  We will play our second and final week of bingo to reinforce food vocabulary.

First Grade:  We will begin a group activity to practice our numbers, colors, and animal word vocabulary.

Second Grade:  We will finish up our activity on expressing our likes and dislikes in Spanish.

Third Grade:  We continue our practice of Spanish verbs this week.

Fourth Grade:  No class due to Biztown field trip.

Fifth Grade:  We will learn the Spanish verb estar this week, and the uses of this verb in comparison with the verb ser.  We will have a brief quiz on this information on Thursday, April 23.

Sixth Grade:  We will only meet once this week due to the Biztown field trip.  During that meeting we will introduce Unit 5 vocabulary (food) and practice these words in preparation for a quiz on Thursday, April 23.

Seventh Grade:  We are wrapping up Unit 4 and reviewing for a test on Monday, April 20.  Study guides will be distributed on Monday, April 13.

Eighth Grade:  We continue our review for the Spanish placement exam, focusing on conversation practice, the present progressive tense, and direct and indirect object pronouns.


Have a great week!

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* We will be stuffing goody bags on Thursday at 1:30

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What’s happening in First Grade?


SJV Wildcat 5k, 1 mile, kids’ dash

The second annual SJV Wildcat 5K is Saturday, April 18, 2015.  You can also click on the link below and register online or contact the school office and we will send a form home.

Crazy hat and/or sock day benefitting safe place for animals

SJV Student Government is organizing a crazy sock and/or hat day on April 22nd with proceeds going to benefit Safe Place for Animals here in Gallatin.  If you would like to wear crazy socks or a crazy hot to school on that day send in a dollar in an envelope or Ziploc bag with your child’s name on it and they can take their pick- a crazy hat or crazy socks!  The Student Government’s goal is 100% participation so mark your calendar and get out your dollars – and your crazy socks and hats!

SJV art and music show is Thursday, April 23rd at 6 pm

Join us on April 23rd from 5 – 7 pm for our annual Art and Music Show.  Mrs. Gulleman will be proudly displaying artwork from every student in the school for families to enjoy while Mrs. Roberts leads the elementary and middle school choir students in song and the piano students perform the classics!  See you on the 23rd!

 This week–

L/A- Unit 6 lessons 11-13-review and read words that contain /oo/ spelled _ew, _ue, u, and u_e.

Read decodable books-84-85

            L/AAssessment for Unit 6 lesson 6-10 will be on Tuesday, April 14th

            English- understand and use commas in a series.

            EnglishAssessment for Unit 6 lesson 6-10 will be on Tuesday, April 14th

            (Test over commas, and combining sentences)

            Math– Lesson 91-94- add 10 to a number, compare and order numbers to 100, count by 100’s, and use addition fact sums of 10 and identify a missing addend

            Math- Assessment 17 and Fact assessment 12 will be on Monday, April 13th

            Writing-learn to write the letters Kk and Xx

           Religion-Chapter 19 Jesus was Raised to New Life

        Religion- Assessment on Chapter 19 test will be due on Friday, April 17th.



Spanish Classes – Week of April 8-9

There were no Monday Spanish classes this week, due to the Easter holiday.  This affected 3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grades.


On Wednesday, the remaining elementary classes met and completed the following:

Pre-K:  We completed some cross-curricular objectives by practicing Spanish colors and numbers by graphing our favorite colors.

Kindergarten:  We used the food vocabulary bingo cards we made to play Bingo and practice these words.

First Grade:  We reviewed the Spanish alphabet today with a brief video.

Second Grade:  We have been working on talking about our likes in Spanish, using the verb “gustar.”


5th and 7th Grade also met on Wednesday.  5th Grade reviewed for the test on Lessons 10 and 11 that they have tomorrow, and 7th grade reviewed direct object pronouns and learned the preterite forms of ser and ir.


On Thursday, 5th, 6th and 8th grades will meet and be assessed.  8th grade has a brief quiz on numbers, time, present tense conjugations and ser vs. estar.  They will then work on infinitive verb constructions using ir+a and tener+que.  6th Grade has a test on Unit 4, and 5th Grade has a test on Lessons 10 and 11.


For those students who are completing the extra credit, it can be turned in anytime prior to the last class period of April (Wednesday, 4/29 for 7th grade and Thursday, 4/30 for 5th, 6th, and 8th grades).