Back to School 2012
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  • 1. Welcome! Mr. Riggs Fourth Grade - Room 18 Grovecenter
  • 2. Welcome! Important information Please pick up flyers from back counter Before you leave Return to me the green contact form Sign up for a parent conference
  • 3. What is a scholar? A scholar is a learned or erudite person, esp. one who has profound knowledge of a particular subject or subjects.
  • 4. Welcome to our wonderful school! •#1 •Team effort •Parents •Students •Teachers
  • 5. Who is Mr. Riggs? Born and raised in Southern California Graduated from U.C. San Diego Master’s Degree in Education 12 years experience Started at Grovecenter West Covina resident Father of four boys Coach & Cub Scout Leader
  • 6. Back to School – Details How is my child doing? Curriculum overview Attendance is very important Character matters most Band and music – First Year – Start now. SWiMS card Bathrooms, water bottles, appointments
  • 7. San Diego Field –Thursday May 9th Cost = $105 $25 nonrefundable deposit due Oct. 24th Fundraisers can help cover costs
  • 8. Success Depends on You • Check planner, folder and SWiMS card daily. • Support your child’s learning. • Reading – Daily reading. Check AR progress. • Math – Verify they understand concepts. • Writing – Make them write once a week.
  • 9. Technology Tools Math Fun Times Tables Videos Kahn Academy Reading Accelerated Reader Email Alert Writing Kidblog BBC Typing Advanced
  • 10. How can you help? Stay informed. Check homework folder daily for flyers. Sign up for PTA. Wish List
  • 11. Final Reminders Parent contact form (Return to me) Sign up for parent conferences Field trip deposit due October 24th $25 made payable to Travel Teens Nonrefundable
  • 12. Homework • Check planner and SWiMS card daily • Sign up for AR email alerts • Scholars must read every day • Sign up for AR alerts • Check for math understanding • Create an account for Kahn Academy • Scholars write once a week. • Kidblog coming soon.
  • 13. Thank you for coming!