Upcoming Events:

  • St. Patrick’s Day: Eighth grade is sponsoring a dress down day to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Monday, March 18th. Students can dress in green if they bring $2.
  • Spring Break: Spring Break begins on Thursday, March 22nd at 2:15 p.m. Aftercare will not be available. Classes resume on Monday, April 1st.
  • Aspire Testing: the week of April 8th.

Upcoming Tests:

  • Science Test on Unit 4, Ecosystems on Wednesday, March 20th. A study guide will be sent home on Monday, 3/18.
  • Math test on Chapter 9, Decimals, on Friday, March 22nd.
  • Spelling Test on Lesson 13 words on Friday, April 5th.

Topics of Study for the Week of March 11th-15th:

Religion:

Students continued to discuss ways to follow the Eighth Commandment. Students also reviewed the steps for a good confession.

Math:

Students practiced converting fractions into decimals. They also solved word problems involving money amounts.

Writing:

Students had a choice between two opinion essays. Students could write about which super power they would choose or how specials, such as gym, help them succeed in other subjects.

Language Arts:

Students read the story “When the Earth Dragon Awakes” and practiced sequencing the events of the story in order. Students also practiced finding synonyms.

Science:

Students began an experiment to see what items decompose in dirt.

Newsletter; March 11th-15th