Week of January 21-25

Lots going on this week!!

Monday– No School for students or teachers

Wednesday–  1/2 day for students- early release at noon.

Thursday–  Writing Benchmark test, students may bring a healthy snack and a bottle of water.

Math Family Fun Night!!  6 pm-7 pm

Friday–  No Spelling test this week!  Yay!

Week of January 14-18

It was a busy week back to school! In order to prepare for our STAAR Writing test that is approaching, a Writing homework paper will be sent home at the beginning of each week to be turned in on Thursday.  Students who show their thinking, get a parent’s signature, and turn it in on time will be rewarded during class.

We will have a Spelling test next Friday on the following words:

1. rising
2. traced
3. stripped
4. slammed
5. dancing
6. striped
7. winning
8. snapping
9. bragging
10. handled
11. dripped
12. begged
13. dared
14. skipped
15. hitting
16. spotted
17. raced
18. dimmed
19. spinning
20. escaped

Have a great week!

Week of January 7-11

We will not have a Spelling test this week because of Benchmark testing.

Wednesday, January 9– Math Benchmark testing

Thursday, January 10– Reading Benchmark testing; Report Cards & Graded Work envelopes will be sent home for parent signatures.

*Students may bring mint gum or mints, a HEALTHY, no-mess snack (no chips, cookies, or candy) & a bottle of water on testing days.

Have a great week!


Week of December 17-21, 2018

Monday:  Wear Christmas Colors

Tuesday:  Wear Christmas Hats

Wednesday:  Wear Christmas Socks- Bouncy House for students who sold at least 5 fundraiser items–YOU MUST WEAR SOCKS

Thursday:  Class Parties 9:00-10:00-   Students may be checked out with the teacher after the party- Early release at 12:15

Friday:  No School- Christmas Holidays begin!

January 7:  Back to School!

I hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas break!

Mrs. Clift

Week of December 3-7, 2018

Students will bring home book orders today.  They are due next Friday, December 7. If you would like to order books to give to your child as Christmas gifts, you can order them online.  Let me know and I will be happy to contact you when they come in!  A free book is earned with online orders of $25 or more.  The following link will take you to our class page- make sure you are ordering under Mrs. Clift.  https://orders.scholastic.com/QVJM9

We will have a Spelling test Friday on the following irregular verbs:

1. catch
2. caught
3. choose
4. chose
5. wear
6. worn
7. shine
8. shone
9. break
10. broke
11. freeze
12. froze
13. hide
14. hid
15. blow
16. blew
17. know
18. knew
19. throw
20. threw

Have a great week!

Mrs. Clift



Week of November 12-16

Can you believe that we are only 1 week away from Thanksgiving Break??  Time sure has flown by this year.  Here are a few things happening next week:

  • We have a Writing Common Assessment on Tuesday
  • Wednesday will be the BIG KAHUNA party bus for students that sold 15 or more items.  More information will come home next week.
  • Thursday-The Big Kahuna fundraiser pick-up is scheduled for 2:00-5:30 p.m. in the gym
  • No Spelling Test this week!

Have a great Thanksgiving week-  November 19-23

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Have a wonderful weekend!

Mrs. Clift

Week of November 5-9

Spelling words this week will be plural forms of nouns.  Test Friday!

1. animals
2. skis
3. buses
4. boxes
5. beaches
6. glasses
7. wishes
8. loaves
9. knives
10. turkeys
11. cranberries
12. families
13. sprays
14. women
15. oxen
16. people
17. deer
18. cacti
19. fish
20. halves


November 14 – Big Kahuna Party Bus for students who sold 15 items 

November 15 – Picture Retake Day & Big Kahuna delivery from 2:00-5:30

November 19-23 – Thanksgiving Break

Have a great weekend!

Mrs. Clift

October 22-26, 2018

This week is RED RIBBON WEEK:

Monday: Wear red – Support the Red Ribbon Awareness campaign.

Tuesday: Wear your favorite team jersey or T-shirt – “Team up against drugs.”

Wednesday: Wear dress code appropriate PJ’s – “Stay healthy and have sweet dreams.”

Thursday: Wear crazy socks – “Healthy habits help you stand out.”

Friday: Wear Roughneck spirit colors – “Roughneck strong against drugs.”


Tuesday will be our Career Day for the 4th-grade PBL.  We will have speakers all day talking about their careers and how math is involved.


Spelling words for this week:


Have a great week!

Mrs. Clift

October 15-19


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Here are a few reminders for this week:

  • Friday is a student holiday!  No school!
  • Friday is also the end of the 1st 9 weeks.
  • We will not have a Spelling test this week.
  • Red Ribbon week is next week- Oct. 22-26.  There are 2 red papers coming home today that explain activities.

Have a great week!

Mrs. Clift