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Ms.

Wagoner’s Peek at the Week


May 2011

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday


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Day 3 – Gym
CAMP
Be at school Returning from camp
by 8:15am! at 3:45pm!

Bus leaves at Have a ride arranged SCHOOL


8:30am! to pick you up. CARNIVAL
BRING A BAG 5:30-8:30pm
LUNCH!

PATROL UPDATE IMPORTANT DATES: SPRING TESTING DATES


The Orange team has finished patrol  5/16-19: Camp Widji Fifth graders are very close to being
duties for the year! Fourth grade patrols  5/20: School Carnival done with testing this spring.
will be taking over duties next week 5:30-8:30pm
 5/25: 5th Grade Track and Field Day
Students have done a fantastic job
while we are at camp. The black team
9:30 at Lakeaires School so far. We have one more test to
will take over duties on May 23. Patrols
attended the Patrol Picnic on Tuesday  5/27: MAP Test (Math) take after we return from camp. We
and had a lot of fun! Permission slips  5/30: NO SCHOOL (Memorial Day) are confident that students will do
and payment for the ValleyFair trip on  6/1: Valleyfair (Patrols) well!!
June 1st should be returned by May 27.  6/8: Graduation 6:00pm
Ms. Wagoner’s Class Test Schedule
Portfolio Night 5:00pm
MAP Math – May 27
 6/9: Last day of school!

CLASS WEBSITE:
We have set up a website for all the 5th grade classes this year. Please check it out!

http://www.fifthgradeteam.weebly.com
WHAT HAVE WE BEEN UP TO? ROOM 114 – CLASS NEWS
In math this week, we did a few lessons
from Unit 9 which focused on multiplying
fractions. Students practiced multiplying fractions
using division and other strategies. We will
5th GRADE GRADUATION
continue with some of this unit after we return Wednesday, June 9th, 6:00pm
from camp.
We also continued with our IB Unit of We are looking forward to this
Inquiry titled Environments. The central idea of celebration and hope that all fifth graders
this planner is that all living things depend on the are able to attend. The entire celebration
conditions in their environment. This week we will be approximately one hour long.
discussed how living things adapt to their Please let your child’s teacher know if
environments. We also looked into our Social your son or daughter is unable to attend
Studies books to read about how American this event.
Indians settled in and adapted to different
environments when they first came to North We also encourage you and your family to
America. The summative assessment for this attend Portfolio night before graduation.
Hope and Alex having fun at the Patrol Picnic
planner was introduced and students will begin Please stop by your child’s classroom
this after we return from camp. anytime between 5:00 and 5:45pm.
We also continued with our final book During this time, your child will share
club of the year. Our class is reading the book some of the great work he/she has
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. This adventurous book accomplished this year.
about outdoor survival fits right in with our
Environments planner. Please note that there CAMP IS ON MONDAY!!
may be some days where students have
We are really looking forward to camp
homework for this book club.
next week! Please remember to be to
This week in DARE, Officer Just reviewed
how to make good choices. Students read about school on time (no later than 8:15am)
different situations involving peer pressure and and pack a bag lunch to bring with you
discussed ways to handle them. During our last on the bus!!
DARE meeting after camp, Officer Just will explain
the DARE Essay that each student will have to CONTACT INFORMATION:
write before the end of the year.
Next week, we will spend most of our Sarah Wagoner
week at camp! Have a great weekend! See you
bright and early on Monday morning (by 8:15am).
Some of the many 2K race finishers… Way to go!! Room 114
Don’t be late!!!  (651) 407-7600 x1610
sjwago@wbl.whitebear.k12.mn.us