School Theme: By Faith Alone!

Fifth Grade News

Highlights for February 12-14!

Christ-Light--Samson the Champion & Samson’s Fall and Death

Catechism--Lesson 34: The Kindness God Demands

Reading-The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis; response starters, vocabulary, and drawing activities

English--Introduced to writing about an inanimate object; research on U.S. presidents/first ladies in preparation for speech

Math--Improper fractions changing into mixed numbers; adding and subtracting decimals

Science--Tropical Rain forest; reading One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest by Jean Craighead George


Social Studies--U.S. Constitution: legislative, executive, and judicial branch; checks and balances; Alexander Hamilton; U.S. presidents: Adams, Jefferson, Madison, & Monroe

Physical Education--Unit: Hockey--dribbling & passing                                                                                                                                                        
Art--Lent: stained glass windows

Memory gems, quizzes, and tests for the week!

Monday: Spelling: pre-test

Tuesday: Recite: Psalm 37:5 & Matthew 6:33

Wednesday: Recite: The First Commandment; Spelling: practice test

Thursday: Recite: Deuteronomy 33:27 & Matthew 22:37

 Friday: Recite: Hymn 348:1,4; Spelling: final test; Science: tropical rain forest quiz 1

Mission Money!

1st quarter: Mt. Lebanon, Milwaukee, WI--$25.75 was given.

2nd Quarter: Nepal (a country near India)--$17.51 was given.

3r Quarter: Deaf and Blind--$15.75 has been given so far.

Dates to Remember/Other News!

A thank you to everyone who brought some food/snacks/plates for our Valentine’s Day party!

Tuesday, February 20: parent teacher society at 6:30 P.M.

Wednesday, February 21: church services at 3:30 and 6:30 P.M.

Friday, February 23: Pep rally at 2:15 P.M. in the gym!

I hope everyone had a relaxing and restful break!