Big Rapids, MI
November 4, 2013
Mrs. Nawrot’s Classroom News
AR Goals- Students have new AR goals for
All students should
be at 10% of their reading goal this Friday.
November Book-It will be awarded to
students who are at 30% by Nov. 26.
Conferences- Conference confirmations were
sent out last week. If your time for Parent
Teacher conferences will not work please let
me know and we will make other
arrangements. See you next week!
Harvest Party- Our Harvest Party is Friday
from 1-3:15.. I am excited to celebrate as a
Cougar Den- 4th grade is organizing a school
store on Nov. 7. Students can purchase items
ranging from a pencil for a quarter to cougar
sports sacks and school pride merchandise. I
would love to have adult volunteers to assist
with totaling merchandise and helping
students make change. Could you help?
Mr. Milam and Mrs. Bartell are coming in,
but we could use more help if you are
Tenmarks- Students can utilize a Math
program at tenmarks.com. Each student has
their own password and assignment track.
Class News Marking Period.
We will not be doing a Spelling assessment this week.
Students will be asked to practice their missed words
in class this week.
We are moving right along with Mrs. Frisby and the
Rats of NIMH. Mrs. Frisby has just met the rats and we
will see if they are able to help her family!
This Week’s Academics
This week our goal is to develop our piece of writing a
little bit more and begin conferencing with Mrs.
Nawrot. Some students may be publishing their
pieces by the end of the week!
Our Decimal test was a little bit difficult on Friday.
All students are asked to make corrections to their test
and get their test signed. Our new unit is focused on
fractions. We will be working to draw, use words, and
eventually add, subtract, and compare fractions.
Our new unit is all about Economics. We will have a
hands-on lesson in Economics this week with the
Cougar Den school store and students received
paperwork today about our annual 4th Grade Craft and
Bake Sale. Proposals are due by Nov. 12th.
• Donuts with the PrincipalDONUTS…
Parents who would like a chance to talk with
Mr. White and receive a donut should stop
by on Nov. 13. Students can be on the
playground from 7:15-7:50 while parents
enjoy a donut and an opportunity to chat
with Mr. White!
Check out our class blog at
• Nov. 7- Cougar Den School Store – 1-3:15
Nov. 8 – Class Harvest Party 1-3:15
Nov. 12 – Social Studies Craft and Bake Sale
Proposals are due
Nov. 11-14 – Week of Parent Teacher Conferences
Nov. 13 – Donuts with Mr. White (for parents
Nov. 15 – No School
Nov. 26- All Box Tops due *The class who brings
in the most each month gets a treat from PTO