Helpful Links

Writing - American Revolution Sites: (very good site with videos and lots of great info) (articles, maps, videos)

Reading: - Read Reviews by Kids

Math: - Fun and Free Math Practice (like Multiplication practice)

Science - online energy labs and resources

Writing:  Civil Rights Research The Lyndon B. Johnson
Library and Museum Students may conduct a virtual tour of exhibits
and galleries at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. Scholastic’s online
activities offer further visual exploration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, online
message board discussions, and interactive activities. 

PARENTS - Forms and Important Documents

Camp Seymore overview - click here

Order Books Online! - Our class does our Scholastic Book Orders online only.  Click here and use the activation code J3BKZ.   

Classroom Constitution

Needed for Classroom

  • Small items for the classroom store
  • Classroom books your family is no longer using...especially nonfiction!


Daily Schedule

9:05 - First Bell
9:15 - School Starts
12:20 - 1:00 Recess and Lunch
2:20 - 2:40 Second Recess
3:40 - Dismissal

Tuesdays and Thursdays - Social Studies with Mrs. Binks from 2:40-3:40

Blog - Post List
  • Read Around the World

    Former Member
    Former Member

    Students were introduced to a reading program called Read Around the World.  The pages they read at home count as miles towards a destination.  First stop is Mexico City!  When we have reached our destination, we will celebrate with cultural activities from…

    • 11 Sep 2014
  • Welcome!

    Former Member
    Former Member

    I'm so excited to see all of you again (plus a few new faces).  I have been hard at work in Portblandia sprucing up the space for 5th grade.  You don't need to bring your supplies to Meet the Teacher, but you can if you want.  We will get organized…

    • 29 Aug 2014
  • 9/21/2012

    Former Member
    Former Member

    Read 20 minutes per night

    Study for Unit 1 math test (Monday)

    Parents - register for PTSA

    Brainstorm ideas to make car

    • 21 Sep 2012
  • 9/17/2012 Homework

    Former Member
    Former Member

    Read 20 minutes

    Word Study - Definitions and Parts of Speech 1-5

    Math 1.6

    C.A.R.E.S. Contract


    • 17 Sep 2012
Specialist Schedule

A Week:

Monday no specialist
Tuesday PE  11:40-12:20
Wednesday no specialist
Thursday music 10:05-10:45
Friday PE 10:05-10:45

B Week:

Monday no specialist
Tuesday music 11:40-12:20
Wednesday music 11:40-12:20
Thursday library 9:45-10:45
Friday PE 10:05-10:45

Contact Information

Liza Rickey 

Email is the most effective way to reach me:

Classroom Phone Number:  (425) 837- 5830

The Laboratory is located in Portable 1 (aka Portblandia)

All About Me!

1) What is your favorite color(s)?  Purple and green

2) What do you like to do when you aren't at school?  Running, reading, shopping, hanging out with my family

3) What is your favorite sport to play and/or watch?  Football

4) What is your favorite treat?  Salted caramels, gluten free cookies!

5) What is your favorite restaurant or type of food?  Wild Fin, Purple, Coho

6) What is your favorite place(s) to shop?  Nordstrom, Lulu, Athleta, Anthropologie

7)   When is your birthday (date only)?  July 2nd

8) Who is your favorite author/children's author?  Tedd Arnold, Basher Books, Mo Willems

9) Where is your favorite place to visit (or would you like to visit?)  Walla Walla, Paris, Ireland

10) What's your favorite coffee drink?  Vanilla Americano

11) Is there anything else we may not know about you?  I'm gluten and dairy free

How to Use the Site

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Calendar - Main Events and Due Dates

Files - Important forms for homework and projects