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Fall Semester 2019

Fall Semester in Fifth Grade has been fantastic! We kicked off the semester with a focus on Growth Mindset. Daily practice of this skill has allowed  students to gain confidence in and outside of the classroom. Our first big event in October was our overnight trip to McKinney Roughs where we enjoyed team building and […]

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October News

October has been a busy month! Fifth grade took their annual team building field trip to McKinney Roughs.  What a great time!  The kids practiced team building on the ropes course, learned about mammals and rafted down the river. The night time was filled with bonfires and s’mores. Magnet Schools presented their programs to the […]

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April Events

April 1- 5 Book and Fair Kona Ice after school everyday April 2-3 Camp Champions – Don’t forget to bring a lunch (in a paper sack – nothing that needs to be brought back) for the first day. April 9 Math STAAR test April 10 Reading STAAR test Please make sure your child gets a […]

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March News

Spring Break is coming up!  Students will be off the week of March 18-22. STAAR testing is right around the corner! They will be testing the second week of April.  Please make sure your child is present every day as we are now reviewing everything to ensure student success! We have a couple of field […]

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News: Camp Champions

Come join the 5th Grade teachers at 5:30 before the PTA meeting on Feb. 21st for an Camp Champions information session. We will be discussing what the students will need to bring, scholarships, and answering questions and concerns. You can download a complete packet about Camp Champions:  English or Spanish And here is a recommended […]

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February News

We will be continuing Saturday school on the 2, 9, and 23rd. Parent teacher conferences are on February 18. Keep an eye out for sign out sheets in Wednesday folders and ClassDojo. We will be doing a Camp Champions information session before the PTA meeting on February 21 at 5:30. Fifth graders will also be […]

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January News

We will be visiting Fulmore on Tuesday, January 15. Magnet program applications are due by February 1. In Math we are working on word problems, order of operations, and coordinate planes. In Reading we are continuing working on different form of non-fiction. In Science we are studying Renewable and Nonrenewable resources including conservation and alternative […]

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December News

We are having our holiday celebration on Wednesday, December 19.  We are asking for $3 a child for pizza. We will be sending home a list of other needed items to help round our celebration out. This month we are working on our PBL.  Our students are creating their own food trucks and making plans […]

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November News

November Newsletter

We have a lot of music this first week of November:  The Travis HS marching band will be playing for us on Wednesday, the Austin Jazz Ensemble will be here on Thursday, and we are going to see the Austin Symphony on Friday. On November 13th, Fulmore will be presenting to the 5th grade about […]

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🎃 October Newsletter 🎃

Content Areas Math – We are moving on from adding and subtracting fractions to multiplication and division. Students will be multiplying 2 digit by three digit numbers and dividing by two digit divisors. Science – We are finishing up on forms of energy and spending a couple of weeks on forces and motion. We will […]

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March Newsletter

Math: We are reviewing TEKS taught during the year. Science: We are looking at Ecosystems in Science. The Science MOY will take place on March 27. After the results come in, we will modify instruction to meet student needs. Reading: Spiral Reviewing TEKS taught during the year. March is Women’s History Month and so students […]

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