Mark Your Calendars!

Tues., Feb. 26:  Wear red, maroon, or your “Belle” shirt in honor of the kickoff for Jump Rope for Heart

Wed., Feb. 27:  Early Release at 12:00 for teacher training  *No lunch visitors today!

Thurs., Feb. 28: *Writing Benchmark (Students can bring bottled water, HEALTHY NO MESS snack, and mints).

Tues., Mar. 5:  Spring Pictures

Mar. 11– 15:  SPRING BREAK

Mon., Mar. 18:  Student Holiday/Teacher Workday

Thurs., Mar. 21: Report Cards go home

Wed., Mar. 27:  *Math Benchmark (Students can bring bottled water, HEALTHY NO MESS snack, and mints).

Thurs., Mar. 28:  *Reading Benchmark (Students can bring bottled water, HEALTHY NO MESS snack, and mints).

*Please try NOT to make any appointments on these days.

Week of Jan. 21-25

Wed., Jan. 23:  Early Release at 12:00 for Teacher training

Thurs., Jan. 24:  Writing Benchmark- Bring a bottle of water, mints, & HEALTHY no-mess snack

Family Math Night 6-7pm:  Come join the fun at Family Math Night!  Learn how to use common game items such as cards, dominoes, dice, & Battleship to practice your math skills!  Door prizes will be given!

Week of Jan. 7

Wed., Jan. 9- Math Benchmark testing  

Thur., Jan.10- Reading Benchmark testing; Report Cards & Graded Work envelopes will be sent home for parent signatures.

*Students may bring mint gum or mints, a HEALTHY, no-mess snack (no chips, cookies, or candy) & a bottle of water on testing days.

Week of Dec. 17-21

Monday:  Wear Christmas Colors/outfits; Skittles needed for math

Tuesday:  Wear Christmas Hats

Wednesday:  Wear Christmas Socks; Bouncy House for students who sold at least 5 fundraiser items–SOCKS MUST BE WORN

Thursday:  Class Parties 9:00-1:00; Students may be checked out with teacher after the party; Early release at 12:15

Friday:  Christmas Holidays begin!  See you on Thursday, Jan. 7!

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Holiday Book Orders

Book orders were sent home on Monday and are due by next Tuesday, Dec. 4.  If you would like to order books to give to your child as Christmas gifts, you can order them online, and then let me know by text, email, or phone, and I will text or call you when they come in so that you can pick them up in the office.  A free book is earned with online orders of $25 or more!  You may click on the link below to order online!

The Process of Multiplication

We have begun multiplying 2-,3-, & 4-digit numbers by a 1-digit number using the distributive property (expanded form) and area models.  We viewed the videos below to help us understand how we use the values of the digits to multiply.  Ask your child to teach you how to do this type of multiplication.  If he/she can teach it to you, then you  know he/she has learned it!