Happy Jekyll Week!! Please read EVERYTHING below for some important updates.
Happy Jekyll Week!!
We are all so excited that Jekyll is here!! Here are a few reminders for Wednesday.
-Arrive at 5:00 AM to the Jones Bridge Parking lot.
(Please park on the Buice Road side or the upper parking lot on Jones Bridge side. Please DO NOT move any cones. We are reserving the bottom level for luggage, students to say goodbye to parents and the buses.)
-Drop Luggage off at the cone labeled with your bus in the bottom level of the Jones Bridge Road parking lot.
-Kids will take backpack/pillow and enter the cafeteria.
-Hugs, Kisses and Goodbyes at the Flag Pole.
In an effort to get all kids here on time, keep the flow of traffic going and leave at 5:30, please be prompt in your drop off and goodbyes. :-) We have a lot of cars that need to get in and out in the morning.
-If you have any last minute medication, please find Mrs. Morrill by the front door. No students should have medication in their suitcases or book bags.
Reminders of what to bring:
-All linens (sheet, sleeping bag, towels, pillow)
-2 pairs of shoes
-bag for dirty clothes
-2 outfits per day...we may get wet!
Reminders of things NOT allowed on the trip:
-No Cell phones or any other electronic device. (Small cameras are allowed)
-No extra food, drinks, candy or gum.
Specific Packing List: http://caes2.caes.uga.edu/georgia4h/jekyll/environmentaleducation/whattobring.html
Jekyll Island Link:http://caes2.caes.uga.edu/georgia4h/jekyll/environmentaleducation/index.html
Parent Frequently Asked Questions: http://caes2.caes.uga.edu/georgia4h/jekyll/environmentaleducation/parentmeetingfaqs.html
Canteen Items and Prices: http://caes2.caes.uga.edu/georgia4h/jekyll/environmentaleducation/canteen.html
Can-struction: For the month of November, we will be collecting canned food for a canned food drive. In my class, we do a PBL with the cans that are brought in before PTA comes to collect them. Please donate to this great cause!
“Shave the Date”
We mustache you to wear blue to stamp out Cancer!
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Please help support Dolvin’s Relay for Life Team and the American Cancer Society,
by bringing in a $1 donation, wearing blue and wearing your favorite Mustache gear!
The class with the most participation & donations wins a treat!
Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Survey (Grades 3-5) November 27-December 1, 2017
The Georgia Student Health Survey II (GSHS II) is an anonymous, statewide survey instrument that identifies school climate issues that impact student achievement. The survey for elementary schools includes 11 questions and should take no more than 10-15 minutes for students to complete. http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Curriculum-and-Instruction/GSHS-II/Documents/GSHS%202.0_Elementary%20Survey_5-9-16.pdf
The data collected from the survey will be used to identify critical areas of need for our Safe and Drug-Free Schools efforts. Survey analysis of the data provides information/data that:
The survey is anonymous and parents/guardians are given the option to “opt out” if desired. Please email Sarah Ann McConnell, Assistant Principal email@example.com by November 17th if you do not wish for your child to participate in the survey.
We are just now starting all of our new units. Test dates will be sent in next weeks weekly blast. Topics for new units are below.
Blue Math- Fractions- We will be learning about more fraction basics (equivalent, reducing, etc.) as well as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions.
Yellow Math- We will be learning about geometry in the coordinate plane.
Blue Math- We will be learning about solving 1 and 2 step equations with variables as well as inequalities.
Check back every week for a new post with information about the coming week.