Newsletter for the week of March 6-10

March 6, 2017

Dear Third Grade Parents and Students,

Reminders:

 

Native American Projects: All projects are due tomorrow, you may bring them in anytime after 8:00am. Presentations will be tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday. A form went home last week with your child’s assigned presentation date. I look forward to seeing the finished projects! Projects will be out in the halls until Thursday, March 23rd . Please arrange for pick up of the project either before school or after school on that date.

No School on Friday: There will be no school on Friday because of an Archdiocese in-service day.

Social Studies Test: The North Central States test will be on Monday, March 13th. A study guide was sent home last week. Students will be tested on the states and abbreviations. Another great way to study is by using this onine game: http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA_G0_click_1024.html

 

Save the Date!

Mark your calendars for the evenings of March 8th and 9th, and plan on bringing the whole family to enjoy Holy Rosary Drama Department’s debut of The Frog Princess. Come indulge your imagination in an evening filled with fun, humor, whimsical entertainment, and community building!

 

When: Wednesday March 8th & Thursday March 9th @ 7:00pm

Where: Holy Rosary School, Main Entrance: School Hall

Cost: Donations warmly accepted at the door

*Delicious treats & refreshments will be available from our Concession Stand!

BROWN BAG FRIDAYS FOR ST. MARTIN de PORRES MEN’S SHELTER:

Every year, as part of our Lenten Outreach, Holy Rosary School has provided lunches to the men at St. Martin de Porres shelter. Students are asked to bring a lunch or two and a toiletry item on designated Fridays during Lent.

These lunches can be kept cold, so perishable food is fine.

 

**Please keep the toiletry items separate from the lunches:

– March 10 – No School due to Archdiocesan Inservice Day

– March 17 – Men’s gloves

– March 24 – travel size toothpaste and disposable toothbrush (singles)

– March 31 – men’s socks

– April 7 – disposable razors/shaving cream (sample size)

 

For 3rd Grade we are collecting the following:

*Money for Uganda- Throughout Lent we will be collecting money for Uganda. We encourage you to find ways for your child to earn   this money through chores or good works so that they feel responsible for their donations. Every dollar helps!

*CHIEF SEATTLE CLUB: The 3rd grade is collecting gently used or new adult warm clothing to donate to Chief Seattle Club, an organization that specializes in assisting Native Americans.

*CANNED FOOD COLLECTION: As a school we will be contributing to the HRS food pantry. Each student should bring a can a food to contribute to the pantry

 

This week we will be:

Reading: We read The Journey-Stories of Migration. Students learn about different animals that migrate and compare and contrast them.

Math: Students took the 7s test today. They also learn the 8 facts and will be test next Monday on them. We continue to work on measurement chapter. This week we focus on measuring the Mass of items.

Language Arts: We use this time to for Native American presentations. I can’t wait to see them!

Religion: We learn about the Paschal Mystery.

Science: Students experiment with the properties of magnets.  They learn that opposite poles attract and like poles repel.  They determine the location of the poles on four types of magnets:  bar, disc, ring and strip.

Social Studies: Students learn the history of totem poles and read a totem pole story.

Spelling: Homework is due Thursday and the test will also be on Thursday. This week we work on compound words.

birthday       anyone          sometimes    everything  homework    afternoon

airplane        without         himself          faraway        daylight       grandmother

something    sunburned

challenge word: scorekeeper

This week’s star: Lily
Next week’s star: Felix

Sincerely,

Erin Meland

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