September 24-28

Next week:

Tuesday, September 25: Hopefully we will be planting our wildflower seeds in the garden! (if it’s not raining!)  Wear old shoes and something that you wouldn’t mind getting dirty.  

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, September 26:  Early release at noon for teacher training.

Spelling Words for the week:

1. bloom
2. cookbook
3. tool
4. shampoo
5. put
6. wool
7. stool
8. proof
9. prove
10. group
11. brook
12. foolish
13. bush
14. crooked
15. booth
16. raccoon
17. hook
18. groom
19. roof
20. soup

Don’t forget that you can practice online at www.spellingcity.com/mclift

Have a great weekend!

Mrs. Clift

September 17-21, 2018

Spelling words for this week:

1. bunch
2. fruit
3. argue
4. crumb
5. crew
6. tune
7. juice
8. refuse
9. truth
10. young
11. clue
12. trunk
13. amuse
14. suit
15. rude
16. trust
17. dew
18. stuck
19. rescue
20. brush

Image result for picture day

School Pictures are this Thursday, September 20!!

Have a great week,

Mrs. Clift

September 7, 2018

REMEMBER:  Parent Orientation is Monday, September 10 from 5:30-6:30!  Please try to attend!

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

wait
weight
heard
herd
days
daze
heel
heal
peak
peek
sent
cent
scent
feet
feat
vain
vane
vein
miner
minor

Have a great weekend!

Mrs. Clift

August 31, 2018

REMEMBER:   School will be closed Monday, September 3 for Labor Day.  Enjoy the long weekend!

Spelling words for next week:

  • block
    shown
    oatmeal
    wrote
    fellow
    scold
    coast
    odd
    locate
    slope
    throat
    host
    online
    shock
    solve
    known
    remote
    stock
    boast
    globe

Students can study words online by going to www.spellingcity.com/mclift  – our words for the week will be available.

I hope that you all have a great weekend!

Mrs. Clift

August 27, 2018

We had a great first week of school!  Here are a few dates to remember:

Monday – September 3rd – Labor Day Holiday!  No School!

Monday – September 10th – Parent Orientation – 5:30-6:30

Remember Spelling tests are on Fridays!  Spelling words for this week:

  • skill

    crime

    grind

    tonight

    brick

    flight

    live

    chill

    delight

    build

    ditch

    decide

    witness

    wind

    district

    inch

    sigh

    fright

    remind

    split

Have a great week!

Mrs. Clift

August 20-24

Welcome back to school!   I am enjoying getting to know your students and looking forward to a wonderful year!   Please look for a blue paper with instructions to join my Remind app to come home today.   This will give information and reminders throughout the year.  On Friday, August 24,  the students will have a spelling test over Journeys Lesson 1 words that are listed below.  Your child has written these in the Planner.  We will work on these at school, but parent support at home to study is appreciated.  They can also study words at www.spellingcity.com/mclift  -they list we are studying will be available for students to practice.

  • blade
  • gray
    past
    afraid
    magic
    delay
    amaze
    drain
    maybe
    break
    sale
    hang
    stain
    glass
    raft
    jail
    crayon
    fact
    stale
    steak

Have a great week!

Mrs. Clift

May 14-18

Monday:  STAAR Math- Bring a book to read after testing, an unopened bottle of water, a healthy snack, & mints or mint gum.  No outside lunches or visitors will be allowed.

Tuesday:  STAAR Reading- Bring a book to read after testing, an unopened bottle of water, a healthy snack, & mints or mint gum.  No outside lunches or visitors will be allowed.

Wednesday:  5th Grade STAAR Science– No outside lunches or visitors will be allowed.

No electronics (including classroom phones) are allowed on STAAR testing days.  If you need to get a message to your child or a teacher, please call the Intermediate office, 903-291-2101.

Friday:  Bouncy House during enhancement & Splash Pad from 10:30-2:00–Socks will be needed for the bouncy house.

A letter was sent home with Splash Pad details, including entry fee ($1), concession prices, &  CHAMPS behavior minutes.  Parents are welcome to come join the fun!  Students will be allowed to be signed out with the teacher.

Have a great week!

Mrs Clift

April 24, 2018

Reminders for this week!!

Wednesday:  4th Grade Field Day— Students will need to bring a LABELED water bottle, a towel, & a change of clothes/shoes (if staying at school for the whole day).  Please wear sunscreen & tennis shoes (no sandals or flip flops).  All activities will take place on the upper practice field.  Parents will be able to sign-out their child with the teacher ONLY AFTER ALL ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN COMPLETED.

Thursday:  Spelling test,  Progress Reports,  and binders will be sent home.

Have a great week!

Mrs. Clift

April 9, 2018

The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR, will begin this week. On Tuesday, April 10th, our 4th grade will participate in the Writing STAAR, and our 5th grade will take the STAAR Math assessment. On Wednesday, April 11th, our 5th grade will complete the STAAR Reading assessment.

We encourage our students to:

  • Go to bed early.
  • Be on time for school.
  • Plan to bring your lunch from home that morning or purchase your lunch from the cafeteria on these two testing days. Food brought in for lunch will not be allowed for any grade level on testing days.VISITORS for lunch will not be permitted on campus on April 10th and 11th.
  • Students may bring one, sealed bottle of room-temperature water. Any other drink will not be allowed.

We are proud of our students and know that they are ready to show what they can do. Let’s stand behind them and show our support by making sure these tips are followed by all.

March 29, 2018

Remember:  No school tomorrow!! Good Friday Holiday-  Have a Happy Easter!!

Spelling words for test next Thursday are transition words:

after
although
as
where
when
while
until
because
if
since
conclusion
finally
example
however
sometimes
conclude
once
later
another
addition

 

Have a great long weekend!!

Mrs. Clift