Box Tops

Thank you so much to everyone who has been clipping and sending Box Tops!  Please keep collecting and send them to school until the end of the school year.

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4/23/2014

Is it a function? Use the Vertical Line Test to figure it out!
In Set #7, pages 298 – 301. Upcoming Tests: May 8-9 (Midpoint 4NW), then May 28 (State SOL test).

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Early Childhood Sp. Ed., Early Start and Kindergarten Student Registration

Please bring all of these items that you have ready.

All items will be required by September for registration to be final before child can enter school on 9/3/2014.

  1. Original Birth Certificate (Exception- Early Start students who are GOING TO KINDERGARTEN AT Florence Bowser only- We have a copy of your child’s BC! If you are registering at another school, please carry the original certificate.
  2. Current physical – will NOT have been given more than a year before child enters on Sept. 3, 2014.
  3. Immunization record – will NEED to be up-to-date as of 9/3/14.
  4. Proof of address – should be a utility bill. (Cellular/Internet service & Driver’s License are NOT accepted.)
  5. Please Note: Should your child need medication to be administered by the school nurse, a “Request for Administration of Medication” form will need to be filled out by your child’s doctor and medications MUST be brought to school by the parent/legal guardian in a container that is appropriately labeled by the pharmacy or physician.
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Book Fair Success!

100_1734Thank you to the parents, students and faculty members who supported the Hillpoint Elementary Book Fair “Book Fair Fiesta.” We had our highest selling fair and funds will support our school and Library. Students participated in a contest where they had to create a book advertising the fair. Certain measurements and requirements had to be applied in their project. Pictured are: Zachary Bronough,  Kelsea Myers and Devon Ranay as the top three participants.

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Huskey Book Club

Members of the Accelerated Reader Husky Book Club show off their complimentary books from  Hillpoint’s spring Scholastic Book Fair. Students in grades K-2 have earned at least 100  AR points and  students in grades 3-5 have earned at least 200 AR points this year. Congratulations to these awesome readers!100_1738

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Report Cards-Friday April 25

Report cards for the third nine weeks will be issued on Friday, April 25.  Please be sure to sign and return any papers sent home as soon as possible.

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Schedule Changes

The School Board has approved the following Make-Up Day changes to the 2013-14 calendar

 

Monday, May 26- Full day of school

Wednesday, June 11- Full day of school (originally scheduled as an early release day)

Thursday, June 12- Full day of school (originally scheduled as an early release day)

Friday, June 13- Full day of school (originally scheduled as an early release day)

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NWEA/PALS Assessments

Over the next few weeks our students will be testing.

  • NWEA MAP testing -April 21-May 2, 2014
  • PALS (Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening), grades K-3- April 28-May 9, 2014
  • Please ensure your child gets plenty of rest as these final assessments are used to show how much your child has grown academically in the 2013-2014 school year.
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Board Approves Four-Tier Schedule for 2014-2015

At its April 10 meeting, the Suffolk School Board approved the following school hours for the 2014-15 school year.  Link here to view the full videotape of the 4-10-14 School Board meeting.

 

Proposal 1 – 4 Tier Bell Schedule

Middle School – 7:25-2:00     (7 am Bus Arrival)

High School - 8:25-3:00      (8 am Bus Arrival)

Elementary A – 9:20-3:35    (8:50 Arrival)

  • Driver, Florence Bowser, Hillpoint, Kilby Shores, Mack Benn, Northern Shores

Elementary B – 9:35-3:50    (9:05 Arrival)

  • Booker T. Washington, Creekside, Elephant’s Fork, Nansemond Parkway, Oakland, Pioneer
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Homework & Information Wed 4/23

Sign up for Remind 101. Go to remind101.com, use this phone number: (757) 809-2118, and use the code for your class (see below).

2nd block – Remind 101 code: @stoneblk2 If needed, finish p403 #2 & 4 and p453 MiniLab. Vocabulary Quiz on Ch 15, 17, and 2 next class. Vocabulary Quiz on Ch 3, 4, and 5 on Tues 4/29.

4th block – Remind 101 code: @stoneblk4 If needed, finish p403 #2 & 4 and p453 MiniLab. Vocabulary Quiz on Ch 15, 17, and 2 next class. Vocabulary Quiz on Ch 3, 4, and 5 on Tues 4/29.

7th block – Remind 101 code: @stoneblk7 If needed, finish Identifying Unusual Animals ws and pp464-465 #6, 8, 10, 11, 14, 18-24. Evolution & Classification Test tomorrow.

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SOAR College Savings Plan

WOULD YOU LIKE UP TO $2,000 FOR COLLEGE????

You may be eligible to be a part of the SOAR Virginia program.  SOAR Virginia is an early commitment program created to inspire and assist high school students to reach their post-secondary education goals.  It is sponsored by Virginia529 College Savings Plan (Virginia529), an independent agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia and brought to you by participating college access providers.

Each year a SOAR Virginia scholar meets all pledge requirements, he/she will be awarded up to $500 in a Virginia529 inVEST 529 account to be applied towards tuition and fees for post-secondary education.  Additionally, if the scholar attends a post-secondary school in Virginia, an additional award of $500 will be posted to his/her account.  All SOAR Virginia scholars have the opportunity to receive up to $2,000 in awards.

To enroll in SOAR Virginia, students must meet eligibility requirements including:

  1. 1.        Be a U.S. citizen or legal U.S. resident
  2. 2.       Be a Virginia resident and a student in grades 10-12
  3. 3.       Comply with SOAR Virginia Pledge, including the minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher at the time of enrollment.
  4. 4.       Qualify to participate in the Federal National School Lunch Program

Informational letters which include an application will be given to all 9th graders.  Eligible students are asked to return the completed application to Esther Harrell, the Career Coach.   Ms. Harrell’s office is located in the Guidance Department and she is at NRHS Wednesday-Friday.  Parents are invited to call her with any questions.  (923-4101)

 Students who meet all the requirements will be selected on a first come, first serve basis.  Those selected will be contacted by a SOAR Virginia early commitment advisor at the beginning of the 10th grade year.

 

 

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SOAR College Savings Plan

WOULD YOU LIKE UP TO $2,000 FOR COLLEGE????

You may be eligible to be a part of the SOAR Virginia program.  SOAR Virginia is an early commitment program created to inspire and assist high school students to reach their post-secondary education goals.  It is sponsored by Virginia529 College Savings Plan (Virginia529), an independent agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia and brought to you by participating college access providers.

Each year a SOAR Virginia scholar meets all pledge requirements, he/she will be awarded up to $500 in a Virginia529 inVEST 529 account to be applied towards tuition and fees for post-secondary education.  Additionally, if the scholar attends a post-secondary school in Virginia, an additional award of $500 will be posted to his/her account.  All SOAR Virginia scholars have the opportunity to receive up to $2,000 in awards.

To enroll in SOAR Virginia, students must meet eligibility requirements including:

  1. 1.        Be a U.S. citizen or legal U.S. resident
  2. 2.       Be a Virginia resident and a student in grades 10-12
  3. 3.       Comply with SOAR Virginia Pledge, including the minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher at the time of enrollment.
  4. 4.       Qualify to participate in the Federal National School Lunch Program

Informational letters which include an application will be given to all 9th graders.  Eligible students are asked to return the completed application to Esther Harrell, the Career Coach.   Ms. Harrell’s office is located in the Guidance Department and she is at NRHS Wednesday-Friday.  Parents are invited to call her with any questions.  (923-4101)

 Students who meet all the requirements will be selected on a first come, first serve basis.  Those selected will be contacted by a SOAR Virginia early commitment advisor at the beginning of the 10th grade year.

 

 

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algebra I lab 4/23

hw: back page of packet #26-28, 32, 33, 38

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PTA Executive Board Planning Meeting Thursday, April 24th!

Parents and guardians are invited to attend a planning meeting on Thursday, April 23, 2014 @ 4:30 p.m.  at Florence Bowser Elementary School. Any parents that are interested in serving on the PTA Executive Board for the 2014-2015 school year should plan to attend. Thank you for your support.

 

Contact Person:  Cherlyl Riddick

Phone: 757-923-4164

Fax: 757-538-5408

E-mail:  cherylriddick@spsk12.net

 

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Safety A Top Priority At Florence Bowser Elementary!!

Safety is a top priority at Florence Bowser Elementary!

Parents, please exercise extreme caution during morning student drop off and afternoon student pick-up. We ask that you please Yield to the school buses. Thank you for your support and cooperation! 

 

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Block 4 – Learning tracks for all-city

While I am out on Friday, April 25 – please go over the music for the All-City Showcase on 4/29.  The tracks for “God Bless America” are below.  Each part should go over their own part in this order:

Sopranos – 2x

Altos – 2 x

Tenors – 2x

Basses – 2x

when done, go through, TWO MORE times.  You should sing through each of your parts a total of SIX (6) times.

 

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Weekly Info. & HW

Room 49 News and Homework- Week of 4-21-14

Sol’s for the week:

Reading- 2.7b Prefixes and Suffixes   2.8 Fictional Texts    2.9 Nonfiction Texts  2.5b Use short, long, and r-controlled vowel patterns to decode and spell words. 2.7a Homophones  2.7e Use vocabulary from other content areas. 2.10d Use online resources.

Writing- 2.13 Research

Math- 2.18 Probability

Science-2.5 Living Things-Habitats

Social Studies- 2.7 Resources/ Goods/Services/Needs/Wants

Spelling Words:         knock  wrong  wrap  lamb  sign  write         wren  comb  knee  climb  gnat  knob

Homework:

Monday:  Spelling Activity/ Reading Workbook pages 89-92

Tuesday:  Spelling Activity/ Reading Workbook pages 97-100

Wednesday: Spelling Activity/math workbook pages 201-207 (measurement review)

Thursday:  Spelling Activity/math workbook pages 208-214 (measurement review)

Friday: read for 20 minutes on Saturday and Sunday

Upcoming:

  • Student Recognition Assemblies will take place on Tuesday, April 29th at 9:40 a.m. for grades K-2 and 10:30 a.m. for grades 3-5.
  • Teacher Appreciation Week, Teacher Assistant Day, School Nutrition Employee Week, and National School Nurse Day will be observed the week of May 5th.
  • Our Math & Science Extravaganza will take place on Tuesday, May 6th from 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
  • Our Annual Field Day will take place on Thursday, May 8th.
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End of Year Ceremony

Early Start Completion Ceremony:  Tuesday, June 10th @ 10:00 a.m.
Kindergarten Completion Ceremony: Wednesday, June 11th @ 10:00 a.m.
1st-4th Grade EOY Awards Ceremony: Wednesday, June 11th @ 2:00 p.m.
5th Grade Completion Ceremony: Thursday, June 12th @ 10:00 a.m.
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Awards Assembly Tuesday, April 29th!

Florence Bowser Elementary’s Third Nine Weeks Awards Assembly will be held on Tuesday, April 29th @ 2:00 pm in the Cafeteria.  Please join us in celebrating our students and their achievements this 3rd 9 weeks grading period.  We hope to see you there! 

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Mark Your Calendar: Special Events for April (Updated)

April 2014 EVENTS:

~ April Celebrations ~

National Library Week April 7th-11th

Media Specialist Appreciation Day April 9th

National Public School Volunteer Week April 21st —25th

National Administrative Professionals Week April 20th—26th

  • April 2nd ~ Spring Pictures (Individual and Group)
  • April 2nd ~ Pilot Club Safety Presentation…ES/ECSE @ 1:15, Kindergarten 2:00, and First Grade 2:30.
  • April 7th—11th ~ National Library Week
  • April 9th~ End of Third Nine Weeks
  • April 9th~  Media Specialist Appreciation Day
  • April 11th ~ Jump Rope for Heart Money Due to Mr. Straub
  • April 14th-18th ~ Spring Break
  • April 21st-25th ~ National Public School Volunteer Week
  • April 23rd-24th ~ BASF First Grade
  • April 25th ~ Volunteer Appreciation Continental Breakfast from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. 
  • April 26th– March of Dimes Wald for Babies 9:00 am at Constant’s Warf
  • April 28th ~ Field Day T-Shirt Sale Begins
  • April 29th ~ Third Nine Weeks Awards Assembly @ 2:00 pm

 

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