Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Division Practice

Visit the following link for additional help with division!

Division Video

Monday, September 23, 2013

Field Trip, October 8th

Dear Parents,

On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013, the fifth grade will be going on a field trip to the Skirball Cultural Center. We are still in need of chaperones for this field trip, however, all chaperones are now required to be VIRTUS trained. If you wish to be a chaperone on either the coming field trip or one in the future, please be sure to attend one of the following workshops and submit paperwork to the office indicating that you have:

1) Sunday, September 29th, 2013
    St. Thomas the Apostle Church (Los Angeles)
    9:00AM (3 hours long)
    Call (323) 737-0246 to reserve a spot
    Spanish Session

2) Wednesday, October 2, 2013
    St. Malachy Catholic Church (Los Angeles)
    6:00PM (3 hours long)
    Spanish Session

Thank you!

Tuesday, September 17, 2013


Congratulations to our classmate, Monica Rodriguez, for making it to the #1 in the USA spot on Mathletics! Keep up the good work everyone and KEEP PLAYING MATHLETICS! 

Monday, September 16, 2013

ITBS Testing Begins

Important Reminder
ITBS Testing begins this Monday and goes through next Tuesday, September 24th, 2013. Please send your child to school with a full stomach and plenty of rest. Students are also required to have a water bottle as they will not be allowed to leave to use the drinking fountain during testing. 

Thank you and happy testing!! :-)

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Week of September 9, 2013

In math, we are reviewing multiplication of whole numbers and using exponential notation. The following websites will help you to review these concepts and practice them, too!

Multi-digit Multiplication
Lattice Multiplication: A different way of multiplying
Multiplication Practice
The Wonderful World of Exponents

If you have not yet brought in your white t-shirt, please do so AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. We are currently studying the digestive system.

The Digestive System
Build a Digestive System Game

Important Reminder:
ITBS Testing begins Monday, September 16th. Please make sure your children arrive to school with a good night's rest and a full stomach! 

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Important Reminders

  • Students have not been assigned spelling & vocabulary words this week, but the new words for next week's selection, Volcanoes, are already on the right side of the blog.
  • Thursday is noon dismissal due to a teachers' in-service, and Friday is a FULL DAY.
  • Don't forget to bring in a plain WHITE T-SHIRT by next Monday!! (Let me know as soon as possible if you are unable to get one)