Parents, students and teachers, on Thursday, October 17 from 6 pm to 7 pm in the elementary cafeteria, Dr. Marialice B.F.X. Curran will inspire and challenge us to become mentors and not just monitors of our children’s online behavior.  Dr. Curran is an internationally known author and speaker on digital citizenship and is the founder and executive director of The Digital Citizenship Institute. Dr. Curran believes in a community approach towards digital citizenship. Please join us for this important event.

 

October 7-11, 2019

Spelling words for the next 2 weeks are plural nouns.

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

Remember that the BIG KAHUNA fundraiser is happening now!!  Orders are due October 18th.  Have a great week!

Mrs. Clift

September 23-27, 2019

Spelling words for the next two weeks will be words with prefixes.  We will focus on un-, dis-, and re- prefixes.  A new homework paper will come home today, and students will have 2 activities due on Friday.  Most students are doing a GREAT job of turning in homework!! Our spelling test for these words will be next Thursday, October 3.  (I can’t believe it’s already October!!)

1. unused
2. refresh
3. dislike
4. replace
5. unpaid
6. redo
7. disorder
8. unplanned
9. distrust
10. rewind
11. untrue
12. unload
13. recall
14. displease
15. uneven
16. rebuild
17. restart
18. uncover
19. untidy
20. discolor

Have a great week!!

Mrs. Clift

September 9-13

Spelling words for the next two weeks are words that have the final consonant doubled or have dropped the final e before adding -ed or -ing.  Students brought home a new homework sheet today, and they have 2 activities that are due this Friday.  The Spelling test will be next Thursday instead of next Friday.  Remember that they can always study online at www.spellingcity.com/mclift

Words for this week and next:

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!

Mrs. Clift

Week of August 26-30

Spelling words for this week and next week- we will be studying homophones:

boar
bore
sweet
suite
vein
vain
metal
mettle
boulder
bolder
they’re
their
there
it’s
its
scent
sent
cent
reign
rain

Students are bringing home a Spelling Contract today with their new words.  They will need to complete 2 activities each week and turn them in on Friday.  I will further explain the contract tomorrow night at meet the teacher.  5:30-6:30  Hope to see you there!!

Mrs. Clift

parent_orientation

Parent Orientation has been scheduled for the parents of intermediate students on Tuesday, August 27th,  from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Teachers have enjoyed getting to know their students and establishing a climate of self-worth coupled with a strong work ethic.

The orientation will begin at 5:30 in the elementary cafeteria with a brief meeting. Parents will then be dismissed to the designated areas for their grade levels.

Hope to see you there!

Week of August 19-23

We had a great first 2 days of school!  I am enjoying getting to know my students.

Students will bring home a note today with instructions for REMIND.  This is a great app that helps us to keep in touch.  Please sign up for both homeroom and Writing/Science.

Students have Spelling words in their planners for next week.  We will have a Spelling test Friday, August 23.  They may practice at home on Spelling City by going to the website-   www.spellingcity.com/mclift

The words for next week are:

1. blade
2. gray
3. past
4. afraid
5. magic
6. delay
7. amaze
8. drain
9. maybe
10. break
11. sale
12. hang
13. stain
14. glass
15. raft
16. jail
17. crayon
18. fact
19. stale
20. steak
Have a great week!
Mrs. Clift