Candy Cane Sale

The annual fifth-grade candy cane sale is officially here!

The annual candy cane sale has returned. Our fifth-grade classes will sell candy canes to help raise money for their end of year activities.

This year the sale runs from Wednesday, December 4 through Wednesday, December 18.

The cost for each candy cane is $1.00, and they will be delivered the same day they are ordered. Thank you for your support, and happy holidays!

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Updates Room 205

Welcome back! I hope everyone had a happy and restful Thanksgiving break.

We have three short weeks before our next holiday break. In between all the excitement that happens prior to our break, we have a lot of learning going on. Below is an update on happenings in our classroom and Georgetown Elementary.


December 4-18: Annual Fifth Grade Candy Cane Sale. Cost $1.00 per candy cane.

December 12: Holiday Program. Click here for details.

December 13: Early Release-12:15 student dismissal

December 16-20: PTC Holiday Shop, we will shop on Monday, December 16.

December 19- Polar Express Third Grade Holiday Party from 9:00-10:30. Details coming & volunteer sign up on December 10.

December 16-20: Spirit Days

  • Monday: Green and Red Day
  • Tuesday: Holiday Hat Day
  • Wednesday: Scarf or Socks Day
  • Thursday: Pajama Day!
  • Friday: Holiday Sweater Day

Word Study: We are in our 10th week of word study. Not only have we been studying spelling features we have woven in study of prefixes and suffixes, root words, & grammar.

Writing: We are wrapping up our Persuasive Writing and will be launching our Informational Writing focusing on our personal expertise.

Math: Unit #3, Measurement, Time and Graphs

Reading: Mysteries have been so much fun to investigate and read. Our next reading unit is Reading to Learn: Grasping Main Ideas and Text Structures. We will begin this unit before our holiday break and revisit it when we return before moving on to the next unit of study.

Social Studies: We are well into our unit of Geography of Michigan


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GRAM Field Trip

Our field trip was AMAZING learning about David Wiesner’s work. I hope your child came home and told you all about it.  Did they share their wordless story with you?  Each student created their own wordless story and planned it out just like Mr. Wiesner would

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Field Trip Reminders

On Tuesday, November 26 we will be going to the Grand Rapids Art Museum for a field trip. We will be leaving Georgetown promptly at 9:00 am.

Please remember to pack your child a disposable sack lunch. Remember to write your child’s name on their lunch as they will be put together in a box to transport to the museum.

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