Monday, January 31, 2011

Week of January 31, 2011

Dear students and parents,

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK is finally here!

Let's take a look at what the week has in store:

Tuesday: Mix Match Day/Nerd Day
              "Reading Families"
              Tutoring (3:15P-4:15P)
Wednesday:Twin Day
                  Presentation from representatives from the Walt Disney Concert Hall
Thursday: School Spirit day, WEAR YOUR Light Blue CLASS COLOR
                 Pep Rally, 1P
                 NO P.E.
Friday: Whole school mass --> wear your full school uniform! 

Tests/Quizzes this week:
Thursday: "Mom's Best Friend" Comprehension + Grammar Test, Science Quiz
Friday: Topic 5 Math Test

Remember to keep reading! Find a book you love and read, read, read! 

Thank you,
Ms. Jordan


Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Week of January 24, 2011

Hello Students and Family!

The new spelling and vocabulary words for Selection 2: "Mom's Best Friend" are now up! 

Look what's happening this week:

Tuesday: Tutoring (3:15p-4:15p)
Wednesday: MASS (8:00a-9:00a) --> Readers: Ian & Nildy, Altar Dress: Carizma & Brionna
Thursday: Practice Spelling Test/P.E.
Friday: Spelling Test/Vocabulary Test

Important Announcements:

--->Tutoring has been moved to Tuesdays! Wednesdays are currently unavailable. Thank you for your understanding :)

--->This Sunday is FAMILY MASS. Please come dressed in full uniform! Also, Open House is from 9A-2P on Sunday for individuals interested in becoming a part of the St. Raphael School family. 
                  * School Mass 8:00am Spanish; 10:00am English; 12:00pm Spanish;
                   *Pancake Breakfast 9:00am-1:00pm - $5.00 a plate

    The Theme is: "Catholic Schools: A+ for America" 
      *Please make sure to have a LIGHT BLUE t-shirt to show your 5th grade and school pride    on Thursday!
             Monday: Jersey/Sports Day
             Tuesday: Mix Match/Nerd Day
             Wednesday: Twin Day
             Thursday: Pep Rally @ 1:00pm: wear a light blue shirt!
             Friday: School Mass/must wear school uniform -Shadow Day (12:00 dismissa)

 Thank you!! 
-Ms. Jordan


Monday, January 17, 2011

Week of 1/17/2011

Hello students and family,

 Let us take some time to remember a most amazing leader in our country's history (and the reason why we do not have school today!) and his most famous lines.....

"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 


-This Friday, January 21st, is a MINIMUM DAY.

-Please be sure that you have signed and returned the "Good Touch/Bad Touch" form with your child.

-The Social Studies Writing Assignment FINAL DRAFT is due Friday, January 21st.


-Wednesday: "Mariah Keeps Cool" Practice Spelling Test, Vocabulary Test

-Thursday: "Mariah Keeps Cool" Spelling Test + Topic 4 Math Test (Division with one and two digit divisors)

-Friday: "Mariah Keeps Cool" Reading Comprehension + Grammar Test

See you in class!

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Week of 1/3/2011

Dear students and parents,

Welcome to the new year -- 2011!
Thank you for all of your help with our class Christmas party! 
(Pictures to come...)


*This Friday is Whole School Mass (Please come dressed in full uniform): 1st reading-Brionna, Petitions-Jer'shaun, Alter Dress- Nildy & Jackie

*Reading logs have been changed to 30 minutes every night instead of 25 minutes. Please take note.

*Scoliosis Screenings begin this week, please sign and return the form that was sent home with your child if you do not wish for them to be tested. 

*Students were asked to memorize all of their multiplication facts by the start of school (yesterday)--notices are being sent home to the parents of those students who are in danger of failing due to the lack of memorization of the multiplication facts.
Quizzes and Tests this Week:

** Thursday: Practice Spelling Test and Science Quiz (Pollution and Conservation of Water, P. C48 in Science Book- Lesson 2)

** Friday: Spelling and Vocabulary Tests, "Mae Jemison: Space Scientist" (Words can be found on the left side of the blog)

Thank you! 
See you in class!

-Ms. Jordan