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PLEASE REMEMBER that on Wednesday, 04/15/2015, early release has been changed district wide due to state mandated testing for 5th grade. Your child will be released at 2:15pm, instead of 1:15pm. Please plan accordingly.

If your student submitted a PINK Science Fair Contract, their completed project needs to be submitted by Thursday, 04/16/2015.

Science Fair will be held on Thursday 04/23/15 from 5pm to 7pm in the cafeteria.

Progress Report for 4th nine weeks will go home on Wednesday, 04/29/2015

The school's BEAUTIFICATION DAY is on Saturday, 04/25/2015 at 8:00am

FIELD TRIP to Howard Middle School has been RESCHEDULED to May 12, 2015

***** A message from the 3rd Grade Teachers:

Our third grade classrooms are risk-free and a positive learning environments. It is our goal to have students feel comfortable in their surroundings and know that they can be themselves and make mistakes freely. We strive to create a warm and inviting classroom. From the first day of school to the last day of school, we focus on building a classroom community. Expectations are also a huge part of our classroom environment. We spend time reviewing expectations for behavior, actions, and classwork. We believe in every single one of our students. Each of them has the potential to succeed in school and in life. We encourage my students to strive to do and be their very best.

Most of the lessons we teach require lots of planning and preparation outside of the normal school day. As a third grade team, we enjoy and take pride creating these lessons and activities, which promote student achievement. Our curriculum is ever changing, and it is our job to stay on top of it and figure out which lessons or ideas will best suit the needs of our students. Some of the lessons require lots of peer-to-peer collaboration and incorporate technology. We can always help and learn from one another.

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Mrs. Defrin:

Ms. Hoogvorst:

Mr. Worley:

Mme. Manna:

Ms. Perez:

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Today will NOT be an Early Dismissal day...dismissal is at 2:05pm


Weekly Assessment Day!