Welcome to CentralElementary School Go Eagles!!! 2012-2013
Notes From Mrs. MizellDear Parents, We thank each and every one that has made time toeat lunch with their child this quarter and encourage those ofyou who haven’t made it yet, to come and join us. We alsothank the volunteers who have helped us run off copies andhelp shelve books and other tasks that have helped us have agreat start to the school year. We encourage you to keep usinformed of change of address, email, and phone numbers.Weather is turning cold, so please label all jackets, coats andsweaters. We ask for your participation and support. Our goal isto provide your child, our students, with a positive learningenvironment. Sincerely, Cindy Mizell
Announcements• March 5th-6th: OLSAT Testing (2nd Grade)• March 7th: Math Night 5:30-7:00pm• March 15th: NO SCHOOL (Teacher PD)• March 18th-22nd: Spring Break-NO SCHOOL• April 1st-5th:K-2 Standardized Testing• April 8th-12th: 3rd–5th Grade Benchmark Testing• May 27th: Memorial Day-NO SCHOOL• May 30th: Last Day of School• May 31st: Summer Break Begins
Mrs. Marjorie Martinelli, a Teachers College Staff Developer from New York, was hereproviding training for our K-2 teachers focusing on “Writing About Our Reading”.
Mrs. Shana Frazin, a Teachers College StaffDeveloper from New York, was here providing training for our 3-5 teachers focusing on “Accountable Talk”.
Kindergarten News• Reading – Informational Texts. Children will be reading Non-Fiction books to learn about “Ourselves and Our World”.• Writing – All About Books: Students will be writing informational books that teaches about a topic.• Math – 2D and 3D Shapes.• Science/Social Studies – US Symbols; Now and Then: How Things Have Changed
What are we studying?? Reading:. Nonfiction text Math: : PatternsMake sure your child is reading 3-4 times a week at home! Make sure to sign the log!! Make sure you study your Sight Word Lists!!
What’s Happening in 2 nd Grade??? Reading For the Month of March we are Reading and Role Playing as our Characters using Fiction and Fairy Tales. Writing In March we are working on writing our own Fairy Tales. Math Our focus in math for March is Parts of a Whole and Parts of a Group (fractions). Science/Social Studies We will be learning about Plants and Animals.
Third Grade Be studyingmultiplication facts!!! Math Night Thursday, March 7 Come watch our math time Thursday, March 7 during the school day! Times vary. NO SCHOOL Friday, March 15 SPRING BREAK March 18-22
4th Grade Happenings• Reading- Test Prep. This is a unit to help prepare students for the benchmark test. Remember to read 30 minutes each night. Talk about what you read with someone.• Writing- Test Prep. This is a unit to help prepare students for the benchmark.• Science- We will be studying the scientific aspects of Arkansas history.• Social Studies- We will be studying the major historical events that occurred during the 20th century.• Math- We will be finishing up a unit on geometric solids. Our next unit will be multiplication and division. Important dates: March 7: Math Night March 14: End of third quarter March 15-24: Spring Break March 28: Report cards
Look What’s Happening in 5th Grade Math Literacy We are having fun in math This month we are wrapping up our studying different angles and historical fiction study in reading polygons. We are also and writing. We will also begin learning how to find perimeter literary essay and interpretation text sets. and area of rectangles. Social Studies Science We are studying the RevolutionaryIn science this month, we will be War this month in social studies. studying light and color. We We are learning about the causes will learn how we see color leading to the war, significant and use prisms to separate battles and people, and the end light into the visible spectrum. result.
News from Coach WilliamsCES canned food drivewas held for theHeritage UnitedMethodist ChurchThe studentscollected over 1500cans during themonth of Decemberto help replenish thefood pantry at HUMC.
Drop off and Pick up• Bus drop off and pick up will be located behind the building on North 22nd Street.• Car drop off and pick up will now be located in the front of Central Elementary School on North 24th Street.