Welcome to Meet The Teacher Night Mrs. Sigismondi Fourth Grade Vanderbilt Elementary School
How Well Do You Know Your Child?
Please complete the quiz on your desk, your child will grade you tomorrow.
November 16 - Night
November 18 - Night
November 19 - Day
Home School Connection
Eboard - Ksigismondi.hhh.site.eboard.com
Phone calls at the school 592-3800
Email - Ksigismondi@hhh.k12.ny.us
Purpose of homework
Studies have shown that time spent on homework has important and positive effects on achievement. Homework can provide opportunities to practice, prepare for, or extend learning. It also builds responsibility, self confidence and time management skills.
Role of Students
To record the homework assignments in their notebook
To make sure they have everything they need to complete their homework before they leave school
To complete their homework and to return it on time
To complete their homework as accurately and neatly as possible
To ask for guidance from the parent, if necessary
Role of the Parent
To provide a time and place that is free from distractions, consistent with a child's learning style.
To communicate to the teacher any circumstances that prevent the completion of homework or any troubles with the assignment
To read the assignment book nightly to see the assignments that have been given
To check and sign all assignments
Favorite Item to Share
Monday - Art
Tuesday - Gym
Wednesday - Library
Thursday - Gym
Friday - Music
There will be open extra help on Monday mornings beginning promptly at 8:25.
There will be extra help on Wednesday mornings which will be by invitation only.
NYS Testing Dates
English Language Arts
Session 1: Reading Comprehension
- Multiple Choice
Session 2: Listening Section
- 2 short responses and an extended response
Session 3: Reading and Writing
- 3 short responses and 1extended response to 2 related passages
Mathematics Exam May 11-13
Session 1:Facts and Concepts
- Multiple Choice
Session 2: Problem Solving
- Open ended question
Session 3: Problem Solving
-Open ended question
- Multiple Choice
Week of May 31st
Session 2: Performance Tasks
- Hands on Tasks
Scholastic book orders will be sent home on a regular basis. You will have the ability to order them by sending in a check made out to Scholastic, cash, or by going on line and ordering them with your credit card on their secure site.
I really appreciate you taking time out of your busy schedule to be here. I look forward to working with you and your children to make this an amazing year filled with exciting learning experiences, loads of achievement and lasting friendships.
Appreciation , for all they bring into our lives
Balance , somewhere between too little and too much.
Commitment , it's the little things we do each day that matter.
Dreams , to touch the future.
Empathy , remember what it was like to be a child.
Family And Friends , everyone needs someone to love.
Guidance, actions speak louder than words.
Healthy Habits , to nurture body, mind and spirit.
Inspiration , to explore beauty, wonder and mystery.
Joy , sprinkle laughter and happiness daily.
Kindness, to learn to care for others as they are cared for.
Limits, set boundaries and consequences together.
Mentors, to give wings to their aspirations.
Nature, to delight in rainbow butterflies and shooting stars .
Opportunities, to discover what truly makes their heart sing.
Play, the "work" of childhood .
Quiet Time, to recharge their batteries.
Responsibilities, to build self-esteem and self-confidence.
Security, feeling safe is essential for growth.
Traditions, keep the family tree alive & sprout new branches.
Unconditional Love, for who they are , not for what they do.
Values, live yours and encourage them to find theirs.
Words Of Encouragement, You can do it, I believe in you.