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5-2 NEWS

OUR SPECIALS THIS YEAR:

1st quarter: Technology

2nd quarter: Gym  

3rd quarter: Art    (Begins Mon. Jan 6, 2020)

4th quarter: Music

Jan. 20 - 24, 2020

Monday:  No School: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday:  MAP Testing: Language Arts

                 Spelling: List 17 pre-test 

      Return Permission Slip for going to Mass @ St. Gerard's next Fri., Jan. 31  ASAP :)


Wednesday:  Mass

                       Art: Sketch Book is Due

                 

Thursday:  Spelling: List 17 post test

                    Math Chapter 5 Test


Friday:   Unit 4 Week 2 Reading Test

               Social Studies: 30 States and Capitals Test

                                          Next Wed. Jan. 29 Unit 3 SS Test

                


IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

3rd Quarter AR Goal Due:  Tuesday, March 10

3rd Quarter Service Due: Wednesday, March 11

March 13: End of the 3rd Quarter: 1:15 Early Dismissal


NOTES:

*We go to Mass every Wednesday, unless it is a week that we have an all school liturgy.

*The students visit the library every Friday.

*We encourage the students to bring a healthy snack and a water bottle everyday.

*It's important to review each night, what we went over in class that day. It helps to study a little at a time instead of trying to cram for a test the night before. We usually announce tests 4-5 days prior. Short quizzes are generally not announced.

*Homework is generally due the day after it is given, unless otherwise stated. If a student finishes their homework during AA (Academic Assist), I allow them to turn it in. Some kids need to get it out of their hands before they lose it, while others like to review with their parents at night. This is entirely up to you as a family to decide!

*Students have the opportunity everyday to get one- on- one help during AA. I encourage them to do the most difficult work then so I can help. However, if homework is taken home and they are unable to complete even with parents help, it is the students responsibility to come to me first thing in the morning to discuss what they didn't understand. In this case, the work would not be considered late. If homework is turned in incomplete, it is considered late. If it is turned in the next day, the student will be given 1/2 credit for correct answers.