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Week of 5/1/17

Parents please check out our Photo’s tab for pictures of our field trip to Henricus! Here’s what we’re starting on next week::

We’re studying:

  • Language Arts: Summarizing
  • Math: Measurement
  • Science: Life Cycles

This Week

  • Monday: Report Cards come home
  • Wednesday: Quiz- Inches and Centimeters
    • 5th Grade Wax Museum- bring change!
  • Thursday: Life Cycles Test


Coming Up!

  • Friday, May 12- Poetry Projects due!


*Bonus Question:: What was your favorite part of our Henricus field trip? Tell me in 1-2 sentences!

HATs Testing Dates



Here are the correct dates of the 2nd grade HAT assessments:


Thursday, May 18 –  2nd Grade Reading HAT – part 1

Friday, May 19  –  2nd grade Reading HAT – part 2

Monday, May 22  –  2nd grade Math HAT – part 1

Tuesday, May 23  –    2nd grade Math HAT – part 2

5th Grade Wax Museum!

Dear CTES Students, Parents & Faculty,


Our Annual 5th Grade Change for Charities Wax Museum event will be held at CTES on Wednesday, May 3rd.  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 Children’s Miracle Hospital Networks.  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

Week of 4/24/17

What a great week back!! I enjoyed seeing all of your students’ hard work on their ancient China/Egypt projects, and I’ll be adding pictures to our Photos tab soon!! Here’s what we’re starting on next week::

We’re studying:

  • Language Arts: Possessive Nouns
  • Math: Measurement
  • Science: Life Cycles


This Week

  • Thursday: Field Trip to Henricus!
  • Friday: Career Day!


*Bonus Question:: What is something that is impossible for Ms. Willis to do this weekend?

Week of 4/17/17

Here’s what we’re starting on following Spring Break::

We’re studying:

  • Language Arts: Character Traits
  • Math: Probability
  • Science: Life Cycles


Coming Up:

  • April 21 Social Studies Project due

*Bonus Question:: Write a sentence about your favorite thing you did on Spring Break (Don’t forget to use a strong verb and juicy adjectives!)