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Week of February 18th

There is still time to sign up for Movies with Teachers through AtoZ Connect.  Participating students may wear pajamas to school!

For Friday, please remind your student to dress in field trip attire - red polo and uniform pants.

This Week:
Monday - NO SCHOOL, in observance of President's Day
Thursday - Movies with Teachers
Friday - Field Trip to Colorado Environmental Film Festival

Content Covered:
Reading - Unit 4 Benchmark Assessment
Vocabulary: How prefixes and suffixes change root words
Comprehension Skills: Making generalizations
Writing - Descriptive Essay
Math - Chapter 7, multiplication of fractions
Science - The rock cycle, weathering vs. erosion
Social Studies - Feudalism, comparing daily life of Nobles and Peasants

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 Week of February February 11th

Thank you to those families that have already joined your child for a conference.  We look forward to continuing to meet with families this week!

This Week:
Monday and Tuesday - normal schedule 
Wednesday - dismissal at 12:00 for conferences
Thursday - normal dismissal, Valentine's Day
Friday - NO SCHOOL
Due to Jeffco's new health policy, we are encouraging non-food treats as Valentine's.  Any candy that students receive from friends is expected to be brought home uneaten.  


 Next Week:
Monday: NO SCHOOL
Friday: Field Trip to the Environmental Film Festival.  If you have not filled out a permission slip for your child, please follow the link below.
More information about the films can be found at


 Content Covered:
Reading - Week 4.5 “The Gymnast” by Gary Soto, drawing conclusions
Spelling - Negative Prefixes
Writing - Descriptive paragraphs about our shields
Grammar - Who and Whom
Math - Chapter 7, multiplication of fractions
Science - The Rock Cycle
Social Studies - Medieval Times