Mrs. Street’s Pelicans with Class
This periodic newsletter will help to keep you
informed of our classroom events. It will
include what we are learning about, field
trips, school events, photos, and much more.
This first newsletter will include a classroom
supply list, grading information, homework
guidelines, volunteer procedures, classroom
rules, and contact information.
About This Newsletter
Homework will be given Monday – Thursday.
With the exceptions of special projects, all
assignments are due the next school day.
To eliminate extra handling of papers, I do
not return graded homework. However, I will
notify you if your child is not turning in their
Additionally, students are expected to read 20
minutes nightly, and practice their word wall
words to prepare for their tests on Fridays.
Please keep your child’s reading log in their
agenda so that I can monitor their reading at
home as well as school.
If your child is absent, they have one day for
every day of absence to make up their work.
90% - 100 E (Excellent)
80% - 89% V (Very Good)
70% - 79% S (Satisfactory)
60% - 69% N (Needs Improvement)
0% - 59% U (Unsatisfactory)
Students will receive the above grade on
most assignments. Some work that is done
in class may simply have a mark on it such
as a star, a smiley, a check, or a comment.
This will indicate that the work was done
together in class.
You may obtain a password from the front
desk to visit your child’s Focus (Portal)
status. This contains the on-line grade book
utilized by Pinellas County teachers. Keep in
mind that this is an active grade book, and
may not contain recent assignments.
3 Composition Books (Wide Ruled, Black and White)
2 One-Inch white View Binders (3 prongs & pockets)
1 Package glue sticks
1 Eraser (Pink Pearl)
1 Pack 24-count crayons
1 Box quart sized Zip Lock Bags
1 pkg. Ticonderoga Primary (My First) #2 Pencils
1 Large box of tissues
1 Antibacterial Hand Soap (7.5 oz) – Girls only
1 Hand Sanitizer (12 oz) – Boys only
1 Pair Headphones for computer/listening center
use – comfortable fit for your child
Please review and sign agendas nightly.
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School hours are 8:35 – 2:50 every day.
Classroom doors open for students at 8:15 daily.
A specific daily schedule will be provided in the
The rules are focused around
respect, responsibility, and safety.
We will use the “light system” to
notify you how your child’s day
Green Great Day
Yellow In Class Time Out
Red Office Contacted
If you do not see a note from the
teacher or your child in the agenda,
then they had a “green” day.
However, if their light is any color
other than green, I will indicate
what the situation was in their
Please be sure that you have completed
both the volunteer and driver paperwork
for this school year. Only approved
volunteers will be able to assist in the
classroom and on field trips (Level 2). I
encourage everyone to complete this
process at the beginning of the school
Volunteer Procedures Contact Information