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Mrs.Dotty Scheirer



Weekly Newsletter


Fifth Grade Rocks!!!


 Welcome to 5A!! 



    June 3, 2019




   This week is exam week.  Remember to study for final exams!  Have a fantastic week!  We are almost to the finish line.  I want to thank all the parents for sending your children to Holy Family this year.  I have truly enjoyed working with them and seeing them grow throughout the year.  They have been a fantastic group; I will definitely miss them next year!  This year has been a difficult year for my family, and I want to thank all of your for your support, kindness, and compassion.  It really did help give us some peace.  I hope everyone has a relaxing, safe, and enjoyable summer with your family.  Thank you, again, for making the 2018-2019 school year a special one!



                        God bless,  

                        Mrs. Scheirer



Mrs. Scheirer's Classes


Weeks of: June 3-7 10-11, 2019


Psalms of the Week


Psalm 97- "The Lord is king, the most high over all the earth."


Psalm 19- "Lord, you have the words of everlasting life."



Religion-  The final religion exam will be given on Monday, June 3.  We will continue to work on the Steps to Respect program this week.  We will discuss how to make amends with friends.


  Math- This week we will review skills for the math exam.  The math final exam, which is the diocesan trimester 3 test, will be given on Wednesday, June 5.   We will also do some work on variable expressions.  It is extremely important for the children to master their multiplication facts!  Please make sure they practice them at home.



 Social Studies-  This week we will complete the review for the social studies final exam, which will be given on Tuesday, June 4.   As a culminating activity, the class will watch National Treasure.


Reading-  The final reading exam on the novel will be given on Monday, June 3.  We will also be watching the movie version of the novel and discuss comparisons and contrasts. We will also complete some summer writing activities.



 Spelling-   The spelling final exam will be given on Monday, June 3.



**Each week the children will be given two sentences on their spelling tests using any words that we have worked with during the school year.**


English-    We will complete the review for the English exam on Monday.  The final exam will be given on Tuesday, June 4.  We will also complete some papers on following directions.


Science-   We will complete the review for the science final exam on Monday. The science final exam will be given on Wednesday, June 5.


The following is a list of the diocesan letter grading scale.


           Letter Grading Scale Equivalents


          O- Outstanding                       97-99

          VG- Very Good                       90-96

          G- Good                                  85-89

          S- Satisfactory                        75-84

          N- Needs Improvement          70-74

          U- Unsatisfactory                    below 70



**Test folders will be sent home on Friday.  All tests in test folders need to be signed and brought back by Wednesday.**


**Extra Math help is available Wednesdays after school from 2:50 to 3:30.  If your child is staying, please send in a note to me.  Thank you.** 


**HFS is currently offering the RAINBOWS program that is a support group helped by trained teacher-facilitators.  It is for those children experiencing a single parent family, a step family, or the death of a loved family member.  If interested, please call Mrs. Hynes immediately through the school office for questions and/or registration.  The program runs Mondays 2:55-3:25.** 


**Father Tobias would like the children to bring in their Sunday envelopes or loose change to class Masses on Fridays.**



5A Specials 2018-2019


Monday- Health (eow)

Tuesday- Computers, FIM 

Wednesday- Phys. Ed., Spanish

Thursday- Art

  Friday- Library, Music





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