Master Gardener Visit

FullSizeRender1st Grade had a special visit from area master gardeners.  Students learned about the plant cycle and growing process.

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Healthy Challenge

IMG_02151st Grade students have taken on a healthy challenge.  Students are graphing how many healthy foods they can eat during snack time!!  Children have gone out of their way to earn a sticker for the graph by trying new and healthy foods.  Gooooooo 1st Grade!!!!

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Gifted Enrichment Programs

Please click on the link below for a PDF flyer on Gifted Enrichment opportunities for Virginia Students.

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Gifted Enrichment Programs

Please click on the link below for a PDF flyer on Gifted Enrichment opportunities for Virginia Students.

ENRICHMENT_2015_PROGRAM2

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Young Writers are due Monday, March 30th

Young Writers are due Monday, March 30th to Mr. Hollowell in room 2.

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Happy Spring Break

I hope each of you has a happy and safe Spring Break.  We are doing an Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 3rd to help ring in Spring Break.  We will be doing graphing and classifying activities with the eggs and jelly beans!

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Science Benchmark objectives

The last Science Benchmark for the year will be on April 2nd. It will have 30 questions and cover the following objectives:

4.7 Planets (10 questions)
4.8 Solar System (10 questions)
4.1 Scientific Investigation (5 questions)
*The last five questions will come from all other objectives taught so far this school year.

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Homework & Information Fri 3/27

Sign up for Remind. Check it out on remind.com. Use this phone number: (757) 809-2118, and use the code for your class (see below).

1st block – Remind code: @stoneblk1  If needed, finish p301 #1-6 & p273 #4. Mutations Quiz on Tues 3/31. Nine Weeks Test on Thurs 4/2.

5th block – Remind code: @stoneblk5  If needed, finish Ch 13 BioApplications ws & Ch 13 Study Guide ws. Genetics Test on Tues 3/31. Nine Weeks Test on Thurs 4/2. Vocabulary Project definitions due on Wed 4/15. Vocab Quiz #1 (Ch 15, 17, and 2) on Tues 4/21. Vocab Quiz #2 (Ch 3, 4, and 5) on Thurs 4/23.

7th block – Remind code: @stoneblk7  If needed, finish p300 MiniLab and s11.3 ws. Mutations Quiz on Mon 3/30. Nine Weeks Test on Wed 4/1 & Thurs 4/2.

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Homework & Information Thurs 3/26

Sign up for Remind. Check it out on remind.com. Use this phone number: (757) 809-2118, and use the code for your class (see below).

2nd block – Remind code: @stoneblk2  If needed, finish Ch 13 BioApplications ws & Ch 13 Study Guide ws. Genetics Test on Mon 3/30. Nine Weeks Test on Wed 4/1. Vocabulary Project definitions due on Tues 4/14. Vocab Quiz #1 (Ch 15, 17, and 2) on Mon 4/20. Vocab Quiz #2 (Ch 3, 4, and 5) on Wed 4/22.

4th block – Remind code: @stoneblk4  Mutations Quiz on Mon 3/30. Nine Weeks Test on Wed 4/1.

7th block – Remind code: @stoneblk7  If needed, finish p300 MiniLab, s11.3 ws, and Reteaching Skills #19 ws. Mutations Quiz on Mon 3/30. Nine Weeks Test on Wed 4/1 & Thurs 4/2.

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3/30/15

Hello,

Thank you for sending in supplies that were requested.

The students enjoyed the play, ” High School Musical”. It was great.

This week we will continue to review high frequency, concept of word (COW), writing phonetically, dictation, map skills and adding with sums through 10.

School will be closed April 6-10, for Spring Break. I hope you have a safe and enjoyable break.

Thank you,

C. Boone

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Letter Ii Week!

 

What we are learning

This is our last week in the theme, “Let’s Move!” This week, we will read stories about following directions and solving problems. We will read a book called Do like Duck Does and other duck stories in class. The letter of the week is letter Ii (inchworm, ice cream, igloo, iguana, ice). We will discuss Spring and Easter. We will paint an egg template and dye eggs.

Please continue to review all of the letters and letter sounds we have learned so far (Ss,Tt,Pp,Oo,Yy,Bb,Uu,Ff,Xx,Ww,Zz,Mm,Aa,Rr,Cc,Qq,Vv,Jj,Hh).

Egg Hunt Materials

We do not need any more candy, but could use a few more packs of plastic eggs and we are in great need of egg cartons. Our Egg Hunt is this Friday, April 3 at 11am.

Spring Break

Spring Break will be observed from April 6-10 with no school.

Home Activities

*Ii Poster – Look for Ii in newspaper and magazine headlines with your child. Cut out the letters and glue them to a large piece of paper. Encourage you child to circle capital I with a red crayon and lowercase I with a green crayon.

*Keep practicing personal information (address, phone #, birthday, etc.)

*Practice counting to 20 or higher and counting objects.

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Last STEM Challenges

Just finished up our last challenges…3rd grade = boat building, 4th and 5th grades = catapult building.  Check out the pics below :)

Don’t forget about the Gifted Fair on Monday, May 18th from 6:00 – 7:30 at KFMS.  Come see what elementary and middle school QUEST has been up to this year! :)

QUEST 3 Boat Making 1 QUEST 3 Boat Making 2 QUEST 3 Boat Making 3 QUEST 3 Boat Testing 1 QUEST 3 Boat Testing 2 QUEST 4 Catapult Construction 2 QUEST 4 Catapult Construction 3 QUEST 4 Catapult Construction 4 QUEST 4 Catapult Construction QUEST 5 Catapult Launch 1 QUEST 5 Catapult Launch 2

 

 

 

 

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Google Nugget

Gain control with some simple keyboard shortcuts for Chrome that will help you work more efficiently.

Ctrl + N ~ Opens a new window.

Ctrl + T ~ Opens a new tab.

Ctrl + Shift + T ~ Reopen the last tab you’ve closed. Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you have closed.

Keyboard Shortcuts3

Want to know more shortcuts? Check out the Google Support page for Chrome Shortcuts.

Don’t forget to enter the Google Nugget Drawing. Share a personal experience where you collaborated with another person using a Google Document.

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Friday, March 27

Block 1 – Study for Benchmark – Tuesday, Study Island Project due Wednesday
Block 2 – Study for Benchmark – Tuesday, Study Island Project due Wednesday
Block 3 – Study for Benchmark – Tuesday

MONDAY – March 30 – Jocks and Nerds Day – Dress in your favorite jersey or team or Nerd outfit :-)
TUESDAY – March 31 – Twin Day

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Google Nugget

Gain control with some simple keyboard shortcuts for Chrome that will help you work more efficiently.

Ctrl + N ~ Opens a new window.

Ctrl + T ~ Opens a new tab.

Ctrl + Shift + N ~ Opens a new window in incognito mode.

Ctrl + Shift + T ~ Reopen the last tab you’ve closed. Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you have closed.

Keyboard Shortcuts2

 

Want to know more shortcuts? Check out the Google Support page for Chrome Shortcuts.

Don’t forget to enter the Google Nugget Drawing. Share a personal experience where you collaborated with another person using a Google Document.

 

 

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March 27, 2015

(RPJ)

p.36 #1,2

p.40 #1,2,3

p.188 #1,2,3,4

p.192#1,2

p.196#1

p.200#1,3

Benchmark test will be given next Wed. April 1….no joke

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Spring PTA Scentsy Fundraiser Extended Until Wednesday, April 1st!!!

SPRING PTA Fundraiser – Scentsy!!!

The Spring PTA “Scentsy” Fundraiser

has been extended until

Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

Please return all packets by this date.

You can also shop ONLINE from the Fundraiser at:

www.kathybandyscents.scentsy.us

 Choose

Florence Bowser PTA

@

check out so the PTA gets credit.

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Thank You!!!

for helping the

FBES

PTA.

Orders will be in within 2-3 weeks of the end date.

All Checks are made Payable to FBES PTA.

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Due to the weather….

The following sporting events that were scheduled for today, March 27th have been postponed to a later date:

Baseball – JV & Varsity

Softball – Varsity

Soccer – Boys JV and Varsity

Soccer – Girls JV & Varsity

Tennis – Boys & Girls

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Athletic Events Postponed 3-27-15

athleticsAll athletic events (Baseball, Softball, Tennis and Soccer) scheduled for Friday, March 27, 2015 have been postponed due to inclement weather. Rescheduled dates will be announced later.

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Athletic Events Postponed 3-27-15

athleticsAll athletic events (Baseball, Softball, Tennis and Soccer) scheduled for Friday, March 27, 2015 have been postponed due to inclement weather. Rescheduled dates will be announced later.

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