Dear CTES Students, Parents & Faculty,
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. Student 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!
The 5th Grade Class
Due to missing today, our testing schedule will be adjusted as followings:
Mon., May 21 – 4th grade – Math part 2
Tues., May 22 – 3rd grade – Math part 1
Wed., May 23 – 3rd grade – Math part 2
Thurs., May 24 – 5th Science
Fri., May 25 – 4th VS
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
Good afternoon 4th grade parents,
Can you believe we are nearing the end of the school year already? I wanted to give you all an update on our annual 4thGrade Book Celebration—due to a scheduling conflict the last week of school we are moving the big day up two school days, from Tuesday, June 12 to Thursday, June 7. I sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The date chance will not affect the book response deadline.
Ms. Brown, Librarian
The 4th grade team
Here is the 4th Grade Spring 2018 SOL Schedule:
Reading: Friday, May 11th (Part 1) and Monday, May 14th (Part 2)
Math: Thursday, May 18th (Part 1) and Friday, May 19th (Part 2)
Virginia Studies: Thursday, May 24th
We are in full review mode, except for Virginia Studies! Please plan to see review homework for each subject on a regular basis, and encourage your children to visit any of the following websites for extra practice/review:
VDOE Website/Test Nav website for practice tests
Next week we will take our Spring MAPS test. I have reminded the students that there is not much preparation for these tests. However, I encourage them to get on Study Island for both Math and Reading for extra practice. This program is very similar to MAPS.
Reading MAPS – Monday, April 16th
Math MAPS – Thursday, April 19th
CTES has its next Spirit Night at California Pizza Kitchen on Tuesday! Please mention CTES when you go to eat, and they said you can go more than once in a day! Pizza twice in one day?!
February 21st will be the CTES Social Studies showcase. Our class will be making catapults, which will incorporate VS. 5 (Revolutionary War) AND Measurement for Math. We will begin this week (week of February 12th) and it will be completed and on display next week! The showcase is from 5:45-7:00pm. The night begins in the gym and will finish with a tour of the school and everyone’s projects. Hope to see you there!
Thank you SO much to the parents who donated supplies for this project. It truly is greatly appreciated!!!
CTES Conference Night is set for Monday, February 5th from 3-6:30pm. If you would like to schedule a conference, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I will schedule on a first-come, first-serve basis.
If you would like to meet before the 5th, I am happy to meet before or after school. Be on the lookout for an email from me for more details.
Due to the snow, the testing window but pushed back until February. Here is the updated schedule:
Reading Part 1: Wednesday, February 7th
Reading Part 2: Thursday, February 8th
Math Part 1: Monday, February 19th
Math Part 2: Tuesday, February 20th
Book Report is due Friday, February 2nd – students are still responsible for this after the snow break. They are to choose ONE visual project, and MUST complete the written portion and oral presentation. This is a 3-part report.