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Final Weekly Update!

Is it really the last week of school?? Wow! This year has gone so quickly. I can’t believe this is the final weekly update for the year.  This week’s update includes lots of important information, so please take a few minutes to look over it carefully.

Field Day – Tuesday, June 6

  • Please make sure your child has the following items:
    • Water bottle
    • Sunscreen
    • Sack lunch
      • If you ordered a sack lunch from food service on or before May 19, it will be delivered to the stadium.
  • We will leave school just before 9:00 to walk to HHS Eagle Stadium.
  • Events begin at 9:20 with the first round of tug-of-war.
  • Lunch is at 11:45.
    • If you are planning to pick up lunch for your child, please note that the Subway at 36th and Baldwin gets VERY busy at lunch time on this day; you will want to plan ahead.
  • We arrive back at school around 2:00.

Last Day of School

  • Friday, June 9 is our last day of school
  • Students will be dismissed at 12:15.

Miscellaneous

  • If your child has a yellow safety belt at home, please make sure it gets returned to Mr. Gort this week.
  • We will be slowly but steadily been cleaning out desks and lockers. Please make sure your child is emptying his or her backpack each night to make room for the next day’s load.
  • Our classroom auction will be Thursday. Please have your kids clean out those closets of any unwanted treasures they may have. Remember, another person’s trash is a 5th-graders treasure. Any donation will make the auction more successful!

Report Cards

  • District-wide, elementary schools follow the tradition of mailing report cards out on June 16 with delivery on Monday, June 19.

Fifth Grade Celebration Information

Our fifth-grade celebration at Craig’s Cruisers is coming up this Friday, May 26.

Details:

  • We will leave school at 9:45 AM and arrive at Craig’s Cruisers Wyoming location shortly after 10:00 AM.
  • Lunch at Craig’s Cruisers buffet is included for students.
  • We will leave Craig’s Cruisers to return to school around 1:30 PM.
  • Morning attendance numbers will be used to determine the number of paid activities. Students should report to school in the morning and ride the bus to and from Craig’s Cruisers.
  • Other school groups will be at Craig’s Cruisers, so please have your child wear his or her Georgetown fifth-grade t-shirt.

What’s Coming Up!- May 1

Camp Reminders:

  • Camp waivers and medical forms will go home today. They need to be returned by May 2.
  • Parent meeting for the fifth-grade camp is Tuesday, May 2 at 6:30 PM in the multipurpose room at Georgetown.  A brief meeting for chaperones will immediately follow.
  • We will meet with fifth-grade students during the school day to provide them with the information they will need for camp, so students need not attend the evening meeting.
  • If you would like to visit Camp Henry while we are at camp, you are required to have a background check completed prior to May 8.  Details about visiting camp will be explained during our May 2nd meeting. Contact your teacher for details if you plan to attend. Background Check Link

Miscellaneous:

  • April and May are very busy months for families of fifth-grade students. Click here for a list of upcoming dates.

Math:

  • Measurement and Geometry

Social Studies

  • American Revolution

Science:

  • Uses data to come to a reasonable conclusion
  • Constructs charts, graphs, tables, and summaries to record observations
  • Asks questions, makes predictions and draws conclusions through observations and activities

ELA:

  • Informational Writing

 

 

What’s Coming Up- Week of April 17

Miscellaneous:

  • Your children are working so hard on the M-STEP! Please take a few minutes to congratulate your child for his or her efforts.
  • We have one more testing day this week:, Wednesday, April 19
  • On Thursday, April 20, we will be providing the fifth-grade students with a pizza lunch to celebrate their completion of the M-STEP.
    • Two pieces of pizza will be provided for each student. If students wish to have a side item or a drink, they are welcome to bring something from home.
    • Please remember that Georgetown is a pop free school.
  • Next Tuesday, April 25, we will be visiting Baldwin Street Middle School. One of the highlights of the visit for students is that they get to eat lunch in the cafeteria there.
    • A letter was sent home last week regarding how you can make sure that your child has money in his or her lunch account for that visit.
    • Students are welcome to bring their own lunch that day, but they will be responsible for carrying and keeping track of it.
  • April and May are very busy months for families of fifth-grade students. Click here for a list of upcoming dates.