Thank you to everyone who participated in the Relay for Life and Bark for Life.
Please keep your calendars handy in the next few weeks and be sure to read the family envelope information.
Progress Reports were sent home Friday in your child's homework folder. Please be sure to check the homework folders and planners daily. Today you will find a letter regarding the Farm Safety Day which will be our last field trip for the year. We will be attending the field trip tomorrow. If you are a chaperone a letter went home Friday in the homework folder. Please fill it out and return tomorrow. Thank you
Reading - Charlotte's Web Ch. 9-13
Math - Chapter 8 division
Social Studies - Week 26 California's Hero's
Science - Extension chapter 1
Living things depend on one another
Religion - Mother Mary
English - Paragraph writing
Please remember the Social Studies projects are due on May 2nd. I am so excited to see the student's projects. I know this is a lot of work. The students have shared their excitement. I know that many of their family members are helping to work on the project. This is usually an unforgettable project and I am so grateful for your time and effort put into the assignment. Please let me know if their are any questions about the assignment.
Thank you so much.
Our class will be in the Spring Program this Wednesday the 18th. Please arrive at the school by 6:15 pm. We will be presenting a short play about Jonah and the Whale. The story takes place long ago in the city of Ninevah. Students may wear scarfs, robes or anything related to their character part. Some of the students are also sailors. There is no need for fancy outfits since the story takes place long ago. I do have some costumes that the students wore before so they are welcome to those too. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you.
Mini relay this Friday along with Bark for Life. Please review handout in the family envelope.
Progress Reports will go home Friday.
English - Review
Reading - Charlotte's Web chapters 5-8
Math - Test on Chapter 7 next Monday.
TIMED TESTS ARE STILL GOING ON. I AM SO PROUD THAT MANY OF OUR STUDENTS ARE MAKING THEIR WAY THROUGH THE 9'S. GREAT JOB 3RD GRADE!!
The students are doing a good job with two digit multiplication. I will have the students take home their books tomorrow. The tests consists of two digit multiplication along with word problems.
Social Studies - USA symbols, I have heard great things about the landmark projects. Please do not turn in the project ahead of time. Bring in the finished 3-D project along with the fact page on May 2nd. We will be taking them to the library. We do not have enough room in our class so Mrs. Poole has graciously agreed to display the projects in the Library for Grandparents Day and the following week.
Science - Unit C Chapter 2 Changes in Matter
Phonics - digraphs and vowel pairs
Please let me know if any questions need to be answered about the projects. I do have a class book from previous projects that you may look at for ideas.
Thank you and God Bless!
We received some sad news over our Easter Break. Mr. Vince Benjamin passed away unexpectedly. He was a long supporter of OLM school who volunteered everyday to help with the lunch yard duty, help with school events, coach and referee. Our school will be having a memorial service tomorrow at 8:15 am. All are welcome to attend. Mr. B was a role model for our students and he will be greatly missed. There is a letter from Mrs. Blackburn regarding his service to the school along with Rosary and Funeral arrangements.
On another note we only have 7 weeks of school left. With that being said we still have a lot to complete in a short amount of time. Continue to encourage your child to do their best in and out of class.
In our Social Studies Unit we are discussing landmarks in the United States. The students are very excited about the subject so I wanted to have them do a project about a Landmark. Your student has will choose a landmark tomorrow. A letter will be sent home tomorrow regarding our landmark project. In the past we have had great success and will display them in the library for Grandparent's day. The project is not due until May 2nd.
Reading - We have begun to read Charlotte's Web. The students are to read chapters for homework as well to review what we have read in class. Please check the planners to make sure the chapters are read for the night.
Math - Double digit Multiplication chapter 7
Social Studies - landmarks and projects
Science - Unit C Chapter 2, changes in matter
Religion - Spreading the good news
Please remember to keep your calendar handy.
We will have conferences and the book fair begins this week. Dismissal will be at 12:30 each day. The book fair will be open until 4:00 each day.
Wednesday our class will be performing the lenten reflection right after morning prayer. All are welcome.
Our class will be in the Spring Program on April 18th. The students will be wearing costumes. I will have most costumes but some additional props may be needed. I will let your child know as soon as possible. Thank you
On April 24th we will be attending the Farm Safety Day. I have received most of the permission slips. It is a fun filled day with a lot of Safety Tips. The students will all receive a t-shirt and hat to wear on the day of the field trip. The need to wear closed toe shoes and either shorts or jeans for the bottoms. I wouldn't recommend dresses.
Religion - Holy week
Reading - The Rooster who Understood Japanese
Math - Chapter 7
Continue to practice Math Facts. We will have at least 3 timed tests each week.
Science - States of Matter
Phonics - Syllables
Social Studies - A Change Begins
3/29- Holy Thursday Prayer service 12:30 dismissal
3/30 - Good Friday No school
3/30-4/7 - Easter Break
4/10 - Our class will be going to Cherish to Perform
3/13 - 12:30 dismissal
4/14 - First Communion
4/18 Spring Program
Please feel free to let me know if you have any questions. Again it has been a pleasure to have your child in my class.
Welcome to a short week!!
Thursday - 12:30 dismissal
Friday - No school
Reading - We will be working on short story comprehension in class
Math - Reviewing Mulitplication and Division
It is extremely important that the students are learning their math facts. We are taking timed tests in class. The students have 2 minutes to complete 50 problems. Please help your child by doing flash cards, writing out the answers, printed papers or using apps on tablets. The students are required to know the times tables up to the 9's as part of the standards. Thank you for your help.
Science - States of Matter
Phonics - Syllables
Religion - Lent
Social Studies - Cultures and Immigration
NO VOCAB this week
The end of the quarter will be this Friday. We still have a few chatty students in class. Continue to talk with your child about talking and disrupting others. Thank you.
On April 24th we will be attending the Farm Safety Day at the Merced Fairgrounds. I will be sending home permission slips. Please fill out all of the information needed. You may choose to drive and stay or just drop off and pick up. If you choose to stay the day an additional permission slip is needed for the parents. Thank you
Please send a St. Vincent Lunch this Friday.
Reading - Dream Wolf
English - Writing and Sentence correction
Math - Chapter 6 test Thursday, It will cover multiplication and division. Students may take home their books if needed. Continue to practice timed tables for timed tests
Social Studies - Cultural Traditions
Science - States of Matter Chapter 1 Lesson 2
Religion - Lent
Phonics - Syllables
PE - Cooperative Games
Spelling Test and Vocab test Friday
Vocab words will be looked up in class tomorrow and sent home to study
3/9 - end of the quarter
3/15 -12:30 dismissal
3/16 - No school
3/19-3/23 - Conference Week and Book Fair
3/22 - 8th grade dinner show
3/29 - Holy Thursday Mass at 8:15 am, dismissal will be at 12:30
3/30 - Good Friday no school
3/30-4/8 - Spring Break
I hope everyone enjoyed their Winter Break. We are patiently walking through Lent with our Savior Jesus Christ.
This week we will be having Penance on Thursday. Please discuss with the child the importance of Penance. We have discussed how our hearts and minds feel so much better when we attend penance.
We will have a Mass on Friday if any family members or friends would like to attend.
We are working on Cursive in class. All students will be expected to write in cursive expect for spelling. Spelling must be done in print.
English- We will continue to work on different forms of Writing
Reading - Operation Rescue
Math - Chapter 6 We will have a test next week probably on Wednesday. This will cover multiplication and division. Timed tests are given Tuesday- Thursday. Be sure to practice with your child.
Social Studies - Immigration
Science - Properties of Matter
God Bless and have a great week
We only have a few months of school left. Where has the time gone. Progress Reports for the third quarter went home Friday. Please be sure to review with your child and return by Wednesday. Conferences will be coming up soon and we will be discussing the dibels and your child's progress. We have a very successful class and I am very proud of each and every one of them.
Tomorrow we will celebrate Valentines Day. Students are allowed to wear red and white free dress. A letter went home Friday. If your child brings valentines please be sure they have one for each student. We have 26 students.
This week will begin the season of Lent beginning on Wednesday. We will have a school mass beginning at 8:15 am if any parents or family members would like to attend. Our focus this week will be on preparing for Lent.
Our class will be presenting the Stations of the Cross on Friday, February 15th. Each student will participate in the event. It will begin after morning prayer if anyone would like to attend.
English - Poems and persuasive writing
Cursive - We are continuing to practice cursive. When we return from our winter break I would like students to write in cursive except for spelling words.
Reading - We will not have a story this week we will be focusing on reading our Religion book and discussing Lent
Math - Chapter 6
We will be taking timed tests three times a week. Once your child passes one test they will progress to the next. Please be sure to practice at home too.
Social Studies - Week 16 Gold Rush
Science - Unit B Chapter 2
Phonics - Suffixes
Spelling - Test Friday , we will not have any vocab this week
Thank you to everyone who participated in Catholic School's Week!!
Tuesday - Science Fair at 6 pm
Come and see our Solar System
Thursday - Congratulations to 1st and 3rd grade for bringing in the most box tops. They will receive Free Dress on the 8th
Friday - We will be visiting Hampshire and Pacifica. I sent home a note if you have signed up to drive. Please let me know as soon as possible if you are unable so I can make other arrangements.
Progress Reports will be going home. Please discuss talking in the class which counts as conduct. It is very important that the students are working and not talking during lecture and independent work time. Thank you
English - Writing, adverbs and adjectives
Reading - Storm in the Night
Math - Chapter 6 Multiplication and division 6, 7, 8 and 9's
Social Studies - California Missions
Science - The Solar System
Religion- How we serve others and Preparation for Lent
Vocab Words have a *
HAPPY CATHOLIC SCHOOL'S WEEK!!!
KEEP YOUR CALENDAR HANDY AND BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR CHILD'S PLANNER EVERYDAY FOR UPDATES. WE HAVE AN EXCITING WEEK PLANNED. THIS IS A TIME TO REFLECT ON THE GREAT THINGS THAT HAPPEN AT OLM SCHOOL.
WEDNESDAY - BRING 1 DOZEN COOKIES FOR CHERISH LUNCHEON. WE ARE THE ONLY CLASS BRINGING THEM SO WE NEED EVERYONE'S PARTICIPATION
THURSDAY - T-SHIRT BOOK REPORTS DUE
Sunday, January 28th - Mass at St. Patrick's 9 am, students are to wear OLM uniform to show school spirit
Monday , January 29th - Movie in the afternoon
Tuesday, January 30th - Buddy Day, blue and white day, bring a buddy gift no more than $2, STUDENTS BRING A COLD LUNCH
Wednesday, January 31st - Cherish Luncheon, STUDENTS NEED TO BRING COLD LUNCH AND 1 DOZEN COOKIES FOR LUNCHEON
Thursday, February 1st - Souper Bowl with Faith Families, Bring a canned soup, wear sports free dress
Friday, February 2nd - drop off your child at St. Patrick's Church by 8 am, Early dismissal at 12:30
Cursive - We are working on cursive one more week. Please encourage your child to practice
English- Adjectives and Adverbs
Reading - We will be working on writing this week and finishing our summary for the book reports
Spelling - no words this week we will just be reviewing previous weeks
Math - Chapter 6 Multiplication and division 6,7,8 and 9's
Science - Planets
We will be working on our class science project for the science fair which will be on February 6th at 6pm.
Phonics - word endings
THANK YOU FOR SENDING YOUR CHILD TO OLM SCHOOL. IT HAS BEEN A BLESSING HAVING YOUR CHILD IN MY CLASS.