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Student Council at the “Drop Day Celebration”

The Student Council took a field trip to the Nashville Ronald McDonald House to take part in “The Dumping” of the aluminum can tabs that the school had collected. They meet Ronald McDonald, helped groups dump their tabs and took a tour of the Ronald McDonald House.

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Basketball Uniforms

Basketball Uniforms were handed out yesterday. Students need to wear a plain white shirt under their uniforms. Please make sure that you do not put these in the dryer. The heat will melt the numbers. If you realize that your child needs a different size we have plenty of uniforms and are able to switch them. Please send in your child’s uniform clean and in good condition within a week of their last games.

Thank you!

Week of Nov. 11-15 4th Grade Art, Music & Technology

Art 4th Grade- No Art due to Veteran’s Day Assembly 2:00pm November 11,

4th Music Singing Practice

Students will learn to sing a melody as a group; students will learn the Turkey Day Medley:  Albuquerque Turkey, Over the River, Gobble Gobble, We Give Thanks. – Begin Christmas song Practice


4th Grade Technology Pizza Glyph

Students will continue to practice keyboarding and mouse skills; students will become familiar with Microsoft Power Point using the following:  opening & closing documents, page setup, change slide orientation, adding shapes etc.

Week of November 4-8 4th Grade Art, Music & Technology

Art 4th Grade

Radial Leaf Rounds

Students will learn about the parts of a leaf.  They will create these symmetrical designs recognizing the following art concepts:  shape, symmetry and radial.  They will use watercolor with oil pastels.

4th Music

Battle Hymn of the Republic identifying tie & dotted notes

Students will learn the tie, dotted half note, dotted quarter note, and dotted eighth note. Begin learning song for Christmas Program


Students will become familiar with Microsoft Power Point using the following:  opening & closing documents, page setup, change slide orientation, adding word art

Students will begin T-rrific activity; I will demonstrate how to complete the project on the master computer, students will then open, create and save their document.

This Week in Fourth Grade!

I hope everyone had a fun weekend filled with Halloween goodies! The spotlight is on Matthias this week! We are excited to learn more about him! Here’s what’s happening this week:


Math: This week we will be working more on elapsed time problems, focusing on flight times. We will complete our chart of distances between cities. We will also start talking about solving and creating word problems using number sentences. To do this, we will have to select which operation is appropriate. We will have a short assessment on Thursday over recent lessons, and then begin talking about lines of symmetry.

Reading: This week we are reading The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest. As we read, we will talk about how one part of the ecosystem affects all the others. We will be focusing this week on the skill Classifying and Categorizing.

Language Arts: In Grammar this week, we will continue talking about compound subjects and introduce compound predicates. We will also learn about the use of comas in series, dates, and addresses, as well as continue working with quotation marks and punctuation. Our spelling words this week are homographs, words which are spelled the same but have different meanings. In writing, we will finish our explanation pieces and share them with our classmates.

Science: This week we will finish the content for Chapter 4: Human Body Systems by learning about the nervous and digestive systems. We will do a few investigations throughout the week and finish with the chapter review. We will be having a Chapter 4 Test on Tuesday, November 12th.

Social Studies: We will continue our study of the Southwest region with a look into oil and water in the Southwest. We will also be learning to interpret latitude and longitude to find locations on a map.

Religion: This week in Religion we will be learning about Mary as our model of prayer, and the difference between the intercession of Mary and the Saints and God’s power. We will also continue reading the story of Abraham, Sarah, and Isaac. Later in the week, we will explore our call to vocations and God’s plan for us.

Important Dates:

11/7          All School Mass

11/11        Veteran’s Day Assembly(2:00pm)

11/11        CIA Meeting hosted by 2nd grade (6-7pm)

11/14        All School Mass

11/15        Student Council Ronald McDonald Field Trip (8-12)

Thank you for all you do!!!