Homework packets are sent home in kid mail every Friday and due the following Friday.
Life Cycles Water and Weather PNW Natives Properties of Materials Pioneers
Dates To Remember:
24th Student Council Spirit Day - Moustache
29th Waste Fee Wednesday
1st Popcorn Friday
1st PTA Eager Reader - turn in tally sheets
4-8th Staff aprreciation Week
7th STudent Council Meeting
12th PTA Meeting 7pm
Are you interested in hearing about ways to keep reading fun? Are you looking for tips to motivate your children to want to read? Mark your calendars --- on May 12th, 2015 at 6:30 in the Challenger library, just prior to the PTSA General Membership Meeting that starts at 7:00 P.M., Nona Wright, Literacy Coach and Beth Manias, Reading Club Teacher will offer 30 minutes of “Best Practices” that encourage joyful reading. Please help spread the word, make plans to attend with a friend, and get ready for a summer filled with simple ideas to encourage reading.
19th Site Council
20th Student Council Spirit Day - Crazy Hair
1st Eager Reader Tally day
3-5th PTA Book Fair
5th Popcorn Friday
10th Volunteer Luncheon 11:00 - 12:45
12th Field Day
17th Last day of school 11:00 Dismissal
Copy and paste PTSA web site address below into your
browser for lots more information.
Smarter Balance State Testing Information:
We are encouraging all families to set aside just one hour to help your child become familiar with the new online Smarter Balanced state test. Training tests in both Math and English/Language Arts are available online and will allow your child to experience what the Smarter Balanced test is like and be introduced to all the tools needed to take the test online. Click on the green button (shown here) and login as a guest. Be sure to select the appropriate grade level on the login form. The Smarter Balanced website has lots of information on the new tests including a helpful FAQ.
Upcoming Spring Curriculum
Health - Nutrition - student will be learning to read food labels and about the food groups.
Writing - Once upon a time - adapting fairy tales. Kids love this unit. Please take the time to read as many fairytales as you can together to prepare for this exciting unit.
Math Unit - More word problem solving skills and Unit 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and End of Year
Ask and answer questions
Determine main idea and themes
Fiction text structure
Point of View
Pacific Northwest Natives: why they build their villages where they do, basic needs, social and economic systems, and influence of the pioneers.
Weather - noting patterns, minimums and maximum, Celsius and Fahrenheit.
Instructions for Parents Paying Online
Go to the Challenger website:
Click on Pay Online.
Your user name is your Family Access username.
Your password is your last name. (Note: the username and password are case sensitive.)
Click on your child's name.
You should see a RED notification that your child has unpaid fines/fees.
Click on Pay.
Click on the Select box.
Click on Pay Selected Fines/Fees.
Click on Checkout.
Follow the check-out steps.
If you need assistance please call Danna at 425-837-7551.
My contact information
Paula Nocente-Casey firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone number: 425 - 837- 7587