Week of 5/22 – 26

State Science Test will be Wednesday. It will include all curriculum from Science Review packets 1-4. They contain all units taught in 4th and 5th grade. 

Monday – Complete Weather sort

Tuesday – Grid #10, Study all 4-9 weeks packets

State Math Test will be next Thursday, June 1st.

Monday – Review WS

Tuesday – No HW. Review for Science Test

Wednesday – Review WS

Thursday – Review WS

Thanks for all you do at home to help your child at school.

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Week of 5/15-19

We are having our Reading SOL test part 1 and 2 on Wednesday and Thursday of this week. Please be prepared with a good night’s sleep and a positive attitude. Use all strategies you have been taught.

Math – Students are to finish all parts of the Yellow (graded) packets. All SOLs have been assigned. Please check HAC to see which SOLs your child may have missing. All work must be shown to get credit for an answer. I have several packets that will be graded tonight. These were turned in today. More homework may follow. 

Science – Students should choose any NW Review packet to study. I am assigning this for tonight, Thursday night, and Monday and Tuesday of next week. Students are to review one nine weeks per night and get a dated parent signature. You can send it on a notecard or piece of paper. Our Science test is on Wednesday of next week, May 19th.

We are coming up on final assignments, grades, and test scores. Remind your child to come with a positive attitude and prepared with the proper materials.

Thanks for all you do at home to help your child at school.

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Week of 5/8-12

The following SOLs have been assigned in the yellow packet: 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 5.8, 5.9/5.16, and 5.12/5.14, 5.13. Students should be working on these at school. Several were asked to take home as they were falling behind. Each SOL is graded and listed as a review in HAC. Students must show all work required to solve the problems even if they are using calculators to check. This is serving as grades and skill reviews. The students have the white packet at home to practice there. You can assign the same skills if you like.

Monday – Yellow packets

Tuesday – Masth/Science night – 6 – 8:00. Students will be given a 100 quiz grade in either Math or Science for attending tonight.

Wednesday and Thursday – Finish or correct problems in Yellow Math packet.

Science – Get all work up-to-date in HAC; read yellow packets nightly (1 – 4NW)

The cut off for the progress report is Friday. Please check to see that your child has all assignments in.

Early Start Completion Ceremony – Wednesday, June 14th @ 10:00 a.m.
5th Grade Completion Ceremony – Thursday, June 15th @ 10:00 a.m. 
Grades 1-4 Student Recognition Ceremony – Thursday, June 15th @ 2:00 p.m.
Kindergarten Completion Ceremony – Friday, June 16th @ 10:00 a.m. 

Thanks for all you do at home to help your child at school.

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State Testing dates for 5th grade

Reading – May 17th and 18th

Science – May 24th

June 1st – Math

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Week of 5/1 – 5

Select students were given forms for summer school. These are due tomorrow. Anyone who has not returned the form by tomorrow with be dropped from the list and a new students will be give the opportunity to go.

Math – We began work on the final SOL this week. Please make sure that your child is completing sample problems in the white packet each night. Five or so problems are great to strengthen skills.

Monday – Practice 20-1

Tuesday – Practice 20-2

Wednesday – Practice 20-3  We will be taking a test on 5.14 and 5.8 on Thursday.

Thursday – No homework as Field Day is Friday – The fifth grade has chosen to wear purple as their color. All students are to wear any purple shirt. It makes it easier to find students straying from the group as well as students/parents finding us.

Science – Begin reading the 4th NW packet nightly. I will ask for signatures as we get closer to State testing. For now, read for 10 minutes each night to refresh your memory. Don’t forget half of our 5th grade test is comprised of 4th grade material. Let me know if you can’t find any study materials.

Thanks for all you do at home to help your child at school.

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Permission slips for Middle School Orientation

Permission slips are due by this Friday for the MS field trip on Monday. If your child does not return a slip, they will remain here for that day. They will need to visit the school at another time. Thanks in advance for your attention.

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Week of 4/24-28

Please make sure your child is already reviewing for Math and Science SOLs. There should be a white booklet containing examples/practice for Math and the 1 – 4th NW Yellow packets contain all that is contained in the Science Test.


Monday – White packet (5.4 and 5.6 should be completed at school) Random practice in the booklet would be great.

Tuesday – Practice 14-5 and Math practice in the white book. MAP testing tomorrow to judge what they have learned this year.

Wednesday – Practice in the white book

Thursday – Practice 14-3. Test on 5.8 Measurement conversion and appropriate units


Grid #8 is going out this week. There was a glich with the printer. They should go out today. These are due on Friday. Nightly review of a protion of one of the 1 – 4 NW Yellow packets is also advisable.

Thanks for all you do at home to help your child at school.

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Middle School Orientation

We are sending home the permission slips for Middle School Orientation today. Students will visit  the middle school they are zoned for next year. Please send the slip back as soon as possible. The trip will take place on Monday, May 1st.

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Week of 4/17 – 21

In Math, we are finishing up 5.8 Perimeter, Area, Volume (calculation) and Measurement. Our last SOL will be 5.14 Probability. This was covered in 4th grade using words to give an estimation. This year we will apply numbers to each situation.

Monday – 13-5

Tuesday –  p.344-345 (Set C and D)

Wednesday – Review

Thursday – Practice 14-5

Science – Read the 4th NW packet nightly

We will begin Grids again next week.

Thanks for all you do at home to help your child at school.

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Week of April 3 – 7

Math – Today we will be doing the Testnav Math practice test to familiarize themselves with the new format. The students will no longer be able to return to previous questions. We want them to practice reviewing each before hitting the next button.

The end of the 3NW is Friday. Please make sure your child checks their backpack, etc for any work that should be turned in. Also check HAC for any open assignments or zeroes.

Monday – Study for Elapsed Time quiz (moved from Friday)

Tuesday – None

Wednesday – Practice 12 – 4

Thursday – Using given graph paper, students will shade 5 squares and 5 rectangles. Determine the area and perimeter of each.

Science – Our 3 NW Benchmark will be on Friday. It will contain content from the 3rd NW yellow packet, as well as any prior low questions from 1st and 2nd NWT. 

Monday – Thursday nights’ HW will be to review the 3NW yellow packet and get a signature and date for each to verify study. Make sure they know vocabulary and can answer all sample questions correctly.

Thanks for all you do at home to help your child at school.

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