Week of June 11th

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts: Reading Chocolate Fever
Math: Review activities
Science: Ocean animals

Important Dates!
June 11th: Wax Museum (please see info below)
June 15th: Last day/half day of school/final report cards sent home

Our Annual 5th Grade Change for Charities Wax Museum event will be held at CTES on Monday, June 11th from 8:40-10:10am. We will be located in the library and cafeteria. Students will be visiting the museum with their class and the CTES students, faculty and parents are encouraged to bring change for our chosen charity the American Red Cross.  Thank you so much for helping the 5th Grade support such a great charity.  We look forward to your visit to the museum!

Week of June 4th

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – reading the novel Chocolate Fever
Math – review activities
Social studies/science – creating board games on units we have studied

Important Dates!
June 4th and 5th: Henrico Assessment Test (HATs) – Math
June 8th: Fun Run!
June 15th: Last day/half day of school

SCA Spirit Week (participation is optional)
June 4th: Mix it up Monday – wear your pajamas
June 5th: Tie Dye Tuesday – wear something tie dye
June 6th: Workout Wednesday – wear athletic clothes
June 7th: T-shirt Thursday – wear your favorite t-shirt
June 8th: Fun Run! – wear your white fun run shirt (these will be sent home with students on June 7th)

THANK YOU to all of the parents who volunteered to help at field day! Everyone had a great time =)

Week of May 29th

What are we learning this week?
Language arts – Review for Henrico Assessment Test
Math – Review for Henrico Assessment Test
Social Studies – economics

Important Dates!!!
May 30th and 31st – Henrico Assessment Test – Reading
May 31st – Economics Test
June 1st – Field Day!
June 4th and 5th – Henrico Assessment Test – Math
June 8th – Fun Run and End of Year Celebration!

Week of May 21st

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts: benchmark test review
Math: measurement
Social Studies: economics

Important Dates!
Tuesday, May 22nd: Resources Quiz (human, natural, and capital)
Friday, May 25th: Measurement Quiz
Monday, May 28th: Memorial Day – No School!

Henrico Assessment Test (HATs) Dates
May 30th and 31st – Reading parts 1 and 2
June 4th and 5th – Math parts 1 and 2

Mrs. Smith, our Colonial Trail art teacher, is collecting some interesting items to be used in the art room this spring and next fall. Please consider donating any of the following items to be used by the children in their art classes. Feel free to collect these supplies during the summer and send them in the fall as well. Your trash is our treasure!! Thanks for all of your help! Old CDs, Felt, Yarn, Fabric Scraps, Beads or old Necklaces, 4 oz Elmers Glue Bottles, Cheap White Paper Plates, Styrofoam or Plastic Egg Cartons, Empty Toilet Tissue and Paper Towel Rolls, Newspaper

Week of May 14th

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts: benchmark test review
Math: measurement
Science: finish life cycles unit
Social Studies: begin economics unit

Important Dates!
Tuesday, May 15th: Life Cycles Test & Scholastic Order Due
Monday, May 28th: Memorial Day – No School!

Henrico Assessment Test (HATs) Dates
May 30th and 31st – Reading parts 1 and 2
June 4th and 5th – Math parts 1 and 2

Thank you for all of the special treats and gifts this past week! I appreciate your kindness =)

Mrs. Smith, our Colonial Trail art teacher, is collecting some interesting items to be used in the art room this spring and next fall. Please consider donating any of the following items to be used by the children in their art classes. Feel free to collect these supplies during the summer and send them in the fall as well. Your trash is our treasure!! Thanks for all of your help! Old CDs, Felt, Yarn, Fabric Scraps, Beads or old Necklaces, 4 oz Elmers Glue Bottles, Cheap White Paper Plates, Styrofoam or Plastic Egg Cartons, Empty Toilet Tissue and Paper Towel Rolls, Newspaper

Week of May 7th

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – PALS Testing and Benchmark Review
Math – Geometric Shapes and Symmetry
Science – Life Cycles

Important Dates!
May 9th: CTES Blood Drive (please contact Mrs. Reece to schedule an appointment)
May 11th: Geometry/Symmetry Quiz
May 15th: Life Cycles Test & Scholastic Book Orders due

Henrico Assessment Test (HATs) Dates
May 30th and 31st – Reading parts 1 and 2
June 4th and 5th – Math parts 1 and 2

Mrs. Smith, our Colonial Trail art teacher, is collecting some interesting items to be used in the art room this spring and next fall. Please consider donating any of the following items to be used by the children in their art classes. Feel free to collect these supplies during the summer and send them in the fall as well. Your trash is our treasure!! Thanks for all of your help! Old CDs, Felt, Yarn, Fabric Scraps, Beads or old Necklaces, 4 oz Elmers Glue Bottles, Cheap White Paper Plates, Styrofoam or Plastic Egg Cartons, Empty Toilet Tissue and Paper Towel Rolls, Newspaper

Week of April 30th

What are we learning about this week?
Language arts: dictionary skills, PALS testing
Math: finish money, begin geometric shapes
Science: animal life cycles (butterfly, frog, white tailed deer)

Important dates…
April 30th: Report Cards sent home (please return the signed envelope)
May 1st: Money/Time Test
May 9th: CTES Blood Drive (please contact Mrs. Reece to schedule an appointment)

Henrico Assessment Test (HATs) Dates
May 30th and 31st – Reading parts 1 and 2
June 4th and 5th – Math parts 1 and 2

Mrs. Smith, our Colonial Trail art teacher, is collecting some interesting items to be used in the art room this spring and next fall. Please consider donating any of the following items to be used by the children in their art classes. Feel free to collect these supplies during the summer and send them in the fall as well. Your trash is our treasure!! Thanks for all of your help! Old CDs, Felt, Yarn, Fabric Scraps, Beads or old Necklaces, 4 oz Elmers Glue Bottles, Cheap White Paper Plates, Styrofoam or Plastic Egg Cartons, Empty Toilet Tissue and Paper Towel Rolls, Newspaper

Week of April 23rd

What are we learning this week?
Language arts – character traits (also a variety of SOLs to begin reading benchmark review)
Math – Money (counting coins up to $2.00 and comparing values)
Social Studies – China and Egypt

Important Dates!
April 23rd: Picture Day and Egypt Quiz
April 24th: Money Quiz
April 27th: China and Egypt Test
April 30th: Report Cards send home (please return signed envelope only)
May 1st: Money and Time Test

Week of April 16th

What are we learning about this week?
Language Arts: character traits
Math: money
Social Studies: China and Egypt

Important dates…
Monday, April 16th: Half day of school and Quiz on China
Thursday, April 19th: Kindergarten registration (please share in the community)
Friday, April 20th: Career Day at CTES!
Monday, April 23rd: Spring picture day (details coming soon…)
Monday, April 30th: Report Cards sent home

Week of April 9th

What are we learning about this week?
Language Arts: possessive nouns
Math: multi-step word problems
Social Studies: China

Important dates…

Monday, April 9th: Field Trip to Henricus Park (wear green class t-shirts and comfortable walking shoes, bring a paper bag lunch from home unless you have pre-ordered a lunch from the cafeteria)

Monday, April 16th: Half Day of School for students