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