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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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Art in 5th Grade

Art in 5th Grade

In 5th grade art, 5th grade is drawing, tracing, and then painting eyes. Most people are already painting theirs, but some people are a little behind. After you are done painting watercolors you use puff paint to make dots. The writing and photos from this post were taken by our Photojournalist Thalia Grace.

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Fifth Grade Has Been Hard at Work!

Our fifth graders have been working hard, and it’s apparent from the work displayed in the hallways and classrooms of our school.  Here’s some of what they’ve been learning: Students in the DL classes in read the book Esperanza Rising.  Read what a 5th grade student wrote about it here:  Esperanza Rising. In language arts, […]

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January Reminders

Science fair projects are due February 19 Parents, ask your child about the Geometry Vocabulary they are learning in Math Class. Student-led conferences on February 20. Parents, plan to bring your child to the conferences. Science MOY is on Wednesday, January 25.

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