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January-February Newsletter

January – Beginnings of February *The recent MOY scores revealed opportunities for RETEACH. Therefore, we will be reteaching those areas where struggling was evident. Along with that, 5th grade will continue with the curriculum. Math: Coordinate grids and patterns in tables. Science: Fossil Fuels, Renewable and Nonrenewable energy and how to conserve energy. *An important note […]

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December Newsletter

  Language Arts: PBL – students are working to create a student-led newspaper. They are taking on different roles and working to interview people for their reports. Science: Climate & Weather Math: PBL: Food Truck: Financial Literacy   0

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November Newsletter

Middle School (Magnet) Presentations: At 8:00 AM on Thursday, November 16, 5th graders will sit and watch as 3 middle school representatives present their school and why the students should consider attending their school. Ann Richards, Fulmore, & Kealing Middle School.  Camp Champions: Parents: We had such a wonderful time at Camp Champions! Please click […]

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5th Grade Camp Champions Notice

Notifications for Camp Champions Field Trip Students: No phones or electronic devices. (To respect the privacy of every student, disposable cameras are also not allowed. Teachers will take pictures and post them for view at a later date.) On Wednesday, November 1, the first day we get there, students need to either bring a *sack* […]

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5th Grade October Newsletter

October Happenings: Math: Students are working on multiplying 3×2 digit numbers and dividing 2 digit divider by 4 digit dividend. Also, we are adding and subtracting fractions. Homework is every Monday and Wednesdays. Parents: Please work with your students at home on multiplication and addition facts. Science: Forms of energy are being studied. For example: […]

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Upcoming Events in April

Past Events: March 31: – 5th grade traveled to San Marcos to tour the Aquarena Springs Center. Included are a few photos of the trip.               Upcoming 5th Grade Events: April 5 – 5th grade will travel to Fulmore Middle School for a tour from 9am-11am. April 28 – […]

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5th Grade Reading/L.A./Social Studies Progress Reports

Parents, The Progress Reports reveal the current grades for students. Students can still turn in any missing assignment as indicated on the progress report for a grade. The sooner the better. Students know where to locate past homework,  reading logs, etc. If there is any confusion about any missing assignment, I want to reiterate that […]

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5th Grade Spring Field Trip

5th Grade students will be going on a field trip on March 31 to Aquarena Springs in San Marcos. Each student must bring $2.00 for the buses. Also, make sure to send your kid with a hat, water bottle, and walking shoes. Don’t forget to send kids to school with sunscreen as well. 0

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February Reminders

Young Writer’s Workshop – Takes place on Tuesday, February 7 in the morning from 8:10:11:00. Student-Led Conferences – Will take place February 20th. By Friday, February 3, students will bring a sign-up form home where parents can fill out a desired time to come in for the conferences. Parents, make sure to bring your kid for […]

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Student Grades

Students in Mr. Bustillos’ class are carrying around their grades in a grade tracker form. The form is located in a protective sheet in their Binders. The form will come in handy when student-led conferences come around in February. Students will be able to show parents their grades along with student work during conferences. Los […]

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