Homework & Information Mon 4/20

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 pp418-419 #1-10, 14, 16, 18-24. Vocab Quiz #2 (Ch 3, 4, and 5) next class.

4th block – Remind code: @stoneblk4  If needed, finish the Classifying Organisms Concept Map and pp464-465 #6, 8, 10, 11, 14, 18-24 (answers only) on back. Evolution & Classification Test on Fri 4/24.

7th block – Remind code: @stoneblk7  Evolution & Classification Test on Fri 4/24.

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HWK for the week of 04/20-24/15

Homework for the week of April 20th-24th

History HWK: Study states that seceded from the Union? (Alabama ,North Carolina, Arkansas, South Carolina, Florida, Tennessee, Georgia, Texas, Louisiana, Virginia, Mississippi)

Quiz on Friday

Begin studying the Preamble to the Constitution of the United States, which will be presented,May1.

HWK: Continue to study US1. 1.9a-b, along with US1.8c

Math

Mon:    Complete, perimeter, area, and volume

Tuesday

HW – Practice 13-5

 

 Wednesday

 

HW – p.344-345 (Set C and D)

 

Quiz on Friday

Reading

Mon:HWK: Daily Review activity

AR reading

Comprehension Test on Friday

Science

Study

Mon:Key Words,pg.139

Tues:Study and take notes on Pgs.142-147

Wed: Textbk  Pgs.290

Quiz on Friday

Writing:HWK: AR summaries

Adjective quiz on Wednesday & test on Friday

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JMU Summer Honors Institute for Rising High School Seniors

JMU Summer Honors Institute
Session 1: July 5-11, 2015
Session 2: July 12-18, 2015
The James Madison University Summer Honors Institute is a unique week-long program where talented rising high school seniors get a first-hand look at life in a dynamic university and its Honors program. Participants will live in a residential hall, sample classes from a variety of majors, and engage with professors and current students. Workshops will offer tips and advice on college admissions, major and career exploration, and making the college transition. Current JMU Honors students will lead fun activities on and off campus and provide their own insight on the college honors experience.
A complete description of the program, as well as application materials, is available on the SHI website: http://www.jmu.edu/outreach/programs/all/honorscamp/index.shtml
Selected students will attend one of the two summer sessions. The cost is a $800 residential fee which covers instructors, class materials, housing, meals, and activities. Scholarships are available to applicants who demonstrate financial need.
The deadline to apply is May 15. For more information, please contact Katie LaPira at lapirakm@jmu.edu.
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Homework Sheet for April 20th

April 20, 2015 Social Studies April 20, 2015

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Special Olympics Little Feet Meet

On Friday, April 17, students from Creekside participated in the Special Olympics Little Feet Meet at Kings Fork High School.  Creekside students and staff gave a rousing sendoff, with signs, cheers and pom poms!  The athletes and their partners marched in opening ceremonies and then competed in events such as races, standing long jump and softball throw.  Participants, teachers, staff members and student volunteers had a wonderful and memorable experience!

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Homework April 20 – 24

Homework

April 20-24

Homework Notes:

  1. Reading Benchmark, Thursday, April 23
  2. Multiplication Facts- 10’s and 11’2 Test Friday
  3. No more spelling test! Take the time to study Social Studies (more to follow)!

Monday- Complete homework sheet and Complete Questions 1-20 in the social studies review booklet

Tuesday- Complete homework sheet and Complete Questions 21-41 in the social studies review booklet

Wednesday- Complete Questions 42-53 in the social studies review booklet

Thursday- Study Social Studies!

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April 20 – 24

Hello everyone!  Please look for information coming home today regarding field day on May 8th.  Kindergarten will wear green shirts on that day.

We also have an upcoming spring performance.  The performance will be on May 5 in the evening at Kings Fork High School.  The resource teachers organize the event and they will send more detailed information soon.

The kindergarten end of year ceremony will be on June 8 at 2:10pm.  The children will sing some songs and receive a completion certificate at this time.

Don’t forget about tomorrow’s PTA math/science night.  Those who come will receive a homework pass as well as some take home treats!  Thank you to those who sent in $5 for the March of Dimes.  If you haven’t yet – it’s not too late.

As always – thanks for all of your support.

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Homework 4/20/15

Math: workbook pgs: 279, 281, 283, 285 *Please do not tear out the pages!

line and bar graph quiz on Thursday

 

Science: Types of Clouds Illustration Sheet

Study

4.6 quiz on Friday

 

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line and bar graph material and quiz

The students will have a quiz on line and bar graphs on Thursday, April 23rd. I am attaching a ppt for you to use to help your child review for the quiz.

 

SOL_4.14_Graph_Practice1_2combined

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Family Math Night

On Tuesday, April 21st there will be a family math night at Creekside. A flier was sent home in the communication folder last week. It is from 6:00-7:30. 4th grade teachers will be giving out information about the upcoming math sol test and will also provide ways to help your child prepare.

Hope to see you there!

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4th grade SOL testing dates

4th Graders will be taking SOL tests on the following dates:

Wednesday, May 13th- Reading
Monday, May 18th- Social Studies
Wednesday, May 27th- Math Part 1 (No calculator part)
Thursday, May 28th- Math Part 2 (calculator part)

NEW THIS YEAR: students who score between 375-399 on the first try of each of their SOLs will have the opportunity for a retake!! More information will be forthcoming in the next few weeks.

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Canned Good Crew Hop

canned goods 3Students can have some fun while helping others in our community. This week students can bring in a canned food item or non-perishable boxed food item any time this week for admission to the Crew Hop on Friday.

Please remember, students MUST wear Sneakers to attend the Crew Hop at their assigned Crew Hop Times:

3rd, 4th &  5th Grades = 2:10 to 2:30

2nd & 1st Grades =  2:35 to 2:55

Kindergarten = 3:00 to 3:20

 

 

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Spring SOL Testing

SOL testing for elementary students will begin on May 11.

The exact schedule will be posted once it is finalized.

 

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March of Dimes Walk

Jr BETA will participate in the Suffolk March of Dimes Walkathon on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 10:00 am.  We will meet at Constance Warf Hilton at 9:30 am.  The club is already registered.  The walk is 3 miles.   If your child can participate, please fill out the information attached and return it to Mr. Hollowell by Thursday, April 23, 2015.  Thanks for your continued support! Click on this link for the parent form: March of Dimes

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Dollar Days for March of Dimes

Helps us raise money for healthy babies!

Each year SPS participates in collecting donations for the March of Dimes. Here’s this week’s schedule:

Purchase a raffle ticket ($1.00 each) for a chance to be PRINCIPAL FOR A DAY, to have extra P.E., or  for a Zoyo yogurt gift card. You can purchase the tickets all week.

Please bring a dollar to participate in one or all of these special days!

Monday 4/20- Pajama Day (please wear appropriate ones)

Tuesday 4/21-Wear a sports jersey or shirt.

Wednesday 4/22-Dolphin Spirit Day/ Staff Jeans Day

Thursday 4/23- Wear pink and blue

Friday 4/24- Dance ($1.00 admission ticket) to be held in the afternoon

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Monday, April 20

Study Staircases, Metric System, and Conversions between the systems

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April 20, 2015

All Blocks: Complete the worksheet on mean and line plots.

Study all notes for SOL test.

There are 18 more school days until our test. It is on  May 18th.

Don’t forget to bring in a new notebook for the 4th nine weeks. We started working in them today.

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#105 Pure Intentionz Social Club Community Excellence Scholarship

#105 Pure Intentionz Social Club Community Excellence Scholarship

Amount: $500

Criteria: Graduating high school senior; High school extracurricular activities; Volunteer/community service activities; List honors or academic awards you have received; List and briefly describe any work experience; Two (2) Letters of recommendation; Unofficial High School Transcript; Proof of Acceptance to a college or university; 2.0 GPA

Deadline: Due to Mrs Cruey by May 25, 2015

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#106 Pure Intentionz Social Club Community Excellence Scholarship

#106 Pure Intentionz Social Club Community Excellence Scholarship

Amount: $500

Criteria: Graduating high school senior; High school extracurricular activities; Volunteer/community service activities; List honors or academic awards you have received; List and briefly describe any work experience; Two (2) Letters of recommendation; Unofficial High School Transcript; Proof of Acceptance to a college or university; 2.0 GPA

Deadline: Due to Mrs Cruey by May 25, 2015

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Wellness Tip of the Day –  FITT Method. FITT (frequency, intensity, time and type) is one way to remember the general guidelines for what should be included in a fitness plan.    

  • Mr. Delbiondo’s Biologytutoring will be TODAY Monday, April 20th and Tuesday, April 21st during 7th block and Tuesday, April 21st after block.
  • Attention Underclassmen-  This is the last week for scheduling for next year!  If you have not done scheduling for next year, please see guidance ASAP.
  • Juniors- it’s Peanut Princess time!  If you are interested in running for NRHS Peanut Princess please see Ms. Reid in guidance for an application.
  • Science Club – will be giving away a 22 inch flat screen TV!!  Guess the correct number of M&Ms in the dish and donate $4.00 by Tuesday 4/21 and the TV could be yours!!  Activity starts Tuesday 4/14.  See Mrs. Epperley in room 219 for more details.  Next meeting will be Tuesday 4/21 in room 219. We will plant a tree!!
  • Talent Show-  Auditions for the Talent Show will be TODAY 4/20 after school in the auditorium.  The talent show will take place Friday, May 8th.  Please be fully prepared with the selection that you would like to perform in the show.
  • NRHS Odyssey of the Mind-  team took 3rd place at the VA State tournament.  Way to go, team!!
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. – Congratulations to Stacey Sharpe for coming in 3rd place at the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.  Talent Hunt Competition.  She was one of 16 contestants that participated.  Stacey also cam in 1st place in the local competition in March which allowed her to compete in the District competition.  Stacey played the piano!
  • SENIORS-  Please bring any financial award letters you receive with your college acceptance letters to the Guidance department so they can keep a tab of how much money NR students earn in scholarship money. The total amount will be announced at the end of the year.  We need to break 3 million dollars in order to beat the 2014 Senior class and continue to be the top Suffolk school in scholarship money!!!!
  • SENIORS-  Please pick up any requested transcripts or scholarship applications in Guidance before Spring Break.
  • Volleyball Open Gym-  We will be holding an open gym time for students interested in playing volleyball during the 2015-2016 school year.  Open gym will begin after Spring Break on Tuesdays and Thursday directly after school until 4:30.  You must have a 2.0 GPA and have your own ride home at 4:30. 
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