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Week of 9/16

Whew, we made it though our first full week! We are doing a great job settling in, establishing routines, and learning new things. Please take a look at what we’ll be studying this week:

 

Math– Graphing, Test Wednesday, Place Value

Reading– Narrative Elements, Beginning of the year assessments

Social Studies– Civics, Test Friday

 

Important Dates:

  • Monday- MAPS Testing
  • Tuesday- MAPS Testing
  • Wednesday- Graphing Test
  • Thursday- Back to School Night! 6-8pm, parents only please!
  • Friday- Civics Test

 

Looking Ahead…

  • Monday, September 30th– Student ½ day
  • Friday, October 4th– Young Scientists
  • Friday, October 11th– Picture Day!
  • Monday, October 14th– Student Holiday
  • Thursday, October 24th– Fall Family Picnic at CTES; details coming soon
  • Monday, October 28th– Student ½ day

Welcome Back!

Welcome to third grade! This is where you will find class updates, additional resources, helpful links, important dates and more!

Here are a few reminders as we get closer to the first week of school:

  • Open House will be on Thursday, August 29 from 1-3 pm. Please plan to attend and drop of your child’s supplies!
  • You can find the third grade supply list here.
  • Homework agendas will be given to you at Open House (there is no charge this year!)

I am so excited to meet with you and look forward to a great year together!

STEAM Night

STEAM Night Video

Week of 6/3

8.5 Days of School left!

 


What are we learning about this week?

Science- STEAM Project

Math- review for Benchmark (6/3-6/4); review

Language Arts –Chocolate Fever novel study

 

Important dates!

Fri., June 7- STEM Night, Cub Celebration

Tues., June 11- Student Holiday, No School

Fri., June 14- Last Day of School, Half Day

Week of 5/28

What are we learning about this week?

Science- Animal Research

Math- review for Benchmark (6/3-6/4)

Language Arts –review for Benchmark (5/29-5/30)

 

Important dates!

Fri., May 31- Field Day

Fri., June 7- STEM Night, Cub Celebration

Tues., June 11- Student Holiday, No School

Fri., June 14- Last Day of School, Half Day

 

Week of 5/20

What are we learning about this week?

Science- Animal Research

Math- review for Benchmark (6/3-6/4)

Language Arts –review for Benchmark (5/29-5/30)

 

Important dates!

Fri., May 31- Field Day

Fri., June 7- STEM Night, Cub Celebration

Tues., June 11- Student Holiday, No School

Fri., June 14- Last Day of School, Half Day

 

Week of 5/13

What are we learning about this week?

Science- Life Cycles, Test Thursday

Social Studies- Memorial Day

Math- Measurement

Language Arts –comprehension of Fiction and Nonfiction texts, doubling and e-drop with –ed and -ing

 

 

Important dates!

Mon., May 27- Memorial Day- No School

Fri., May 31- Field Day

Fri., June 7- STEM Night, Cub Celebration

Tues., June 11- Student Holiday, No School

Fri., June 14- Last Day of School, Half Day

 

Dress Code Reminder

Spring has arrived – plants are growing, kids are spending more time outside, and the temperatures are warming up.  With these changes, what we wear also changes.   Parents – please be mindful of what your child wears to school to ensure that they are in compliance with the HCPS Code of Conduct – Dress Code.  Thanks in advance for adhering to these expectations.

 

Dress code excerpt below from the HCPS Code of Conduct:

Students may not wear the following items unless otherwise stated:

  • Hoods, hats, face masks, or head coverings of any kind inside school buildings during regular school hours, unless required for religious or medical reasons.
  • The following items on school grounds during regular school hours: bandanas, do-rags, head scarves (with the exception of head garments for religious reasons), hair picks, wave caps, large combs, brushes, and rollers.
  • Sunglasses, unless prescribed by a physician.
  • Dresses, skirts, shorts, athletic shorts, and other similar clothing must reach the tip of the thumb when hands placed at the sides (arms straight with palms flat). When wearing leggings, tights, or similar apparel as an outer garment, tops must also reach the tip of the thumb.
  • Messages on clothing, chains, jewelry, and personal belongings that pertain to drugs, alcohol, tobacco, sex, gangs, vulgarity, or that could cause a substantial disruption to the learning environment.
  • Spiked jewelry, chains, and items which could cause student injury.
  • Beachwear (which includes bathing suits and trunks) and sleepwear.
  • Clothing that reveals undergarments.
  • Cut-off jeans, cut-off sweat pants, or torn, ripped, or slashed clothing that reveals undergarments or body parts excluded by other parts of this code.
  • Bedroom slippers or shoes with wheels, also known as “Heelys.”
  • Clothing that reveals the midriff while sitting or standing.
  • Clothing that is tight, skimpy, or with plunging necklines.
  • Clothing that is see-through, revealing, or resembles undergarments.
  • Tube tops, halter-tops, halter-top dresses, strapless dresses or tops or dresses with spaghetti straps (tops must be at least two inches wide at the shoulder).
  • High heels or flip flops at the elementary level (Elementary students are encouraged to wear athletic shoes or closed toe shoes with a rubber sole and should wear such shoes for Physical Education and recess).

 

Week of 5/6

What are we learning about this week?

Science- Life Cycles

Math- Geometry, Test Friday

Language Arts –Review for HATs, compound words

 

 

Important dates!

Mon., May 27- Memorial Day- No School

Fri., May 31- Field Day

Fri., June 7- STEM Night, Cub Celebration

Fri., June 14- Last Day of School, Half Day

 

Week of 4/29

What are we learning about this week?

Science- Life Cycles

Math- Geometry, Money test Tuesday

Language Arts –Conflict and Resolution in Fiction, sounds of /ed/

 

 

Important dates!

Mon., April 29- Metro Richmond Zoo Field Trip

Mon., May 27- Memorial Day- No School

Fri., May 31- Field Day

Fri., June 7- STEM Night, Cub Celebration

Fri., June 14- Last Day of School, Half Day