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Ms.

Wagoner’s
Peek at the Week
February 2010
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1 2 3 4 5
Day 3 - Gym Day 1 – Music Day 2 – Media Day 3 – Gym Day 1 - Music

IB Planner:
You Are What You Eat DARE MIS AMIGOS
MAP TESTING Spanish
Spanish (Math) (Projects due!) Homework pkt due
(Bring materials for 1:00-2:00
project!) First Grade Buddies Spelling Test

Parent Board meeting FAD 


6:00pm
Star of the Week: Justice
(See reverse side) Family Movie Night
6:30-8:30pm

IMPORTANT DATES:
 1/29 – NO SCHOOL (Teacher Work Day)
HELP FOR HAITI  2/2 – MAP Testing (Math) FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
The student council is Friday, February 5th
 2/5 – MIS AMIGOS 6:30-8:30 p.m.
collecting money to help those  2/5 – Family Movie Night 6:30-8:30pm Come dressed in your pj's, have some
in Haiti involved in the recent  2/9 – Parent Board Meeting 6:30pm yummy popcorn and enjoy the movie,
earthquakes. We will be  2/15 – NO SCHOOL (President’s Day) Ratatouille! This is a FREE event for
collecting money in our  3/4 – Conferences (NO SCHOOL) students and families sponsored by
classroom until February 12.  3/5 – Conferences (NO SCHOOL) the Parkview/Centerpoint Parent
This money will be donated to Board.
the Red Cross. CLASS WEBSITE: All students must be accompanied
by an adult!
We have set up a website for all the 5th grade classes We hope to see you there!
this year. Please check it out!

http://www.fifthgradeteam.weebly.com
WHAT HAVE WE BEEN UP TO? WILD ABOUT READING
In math this week, we continued working Ms. Wagoner’s fifth grade classroom was
hard with fractions. We spent a lot of time talking chosen as a finalist for the “Wild About
about mixed numbers and improper fractions. Reading Cheer Contest” sponsored by the
Students should be able to go back and forth Minnesota Wild. The contest requires
between those two forms. Check out math links on classrooms to submit a cheer combining the
the class website for more practice with fractions. topics of reading, school, hockey, and the
We continued our new IB Planner, You Are Wild. Twelve classrooms throughout the
What You Eat. The central idea of this planner is state were chosen as finalists. These finalists
the choices we make nutritionally affect our bodies are voted upon in a public online vote. The
and our physical and mental health. We looked at cheer listing and voting instructions can be
the food pyramid this week and discussed making found online on our team website or at
healthy choices. We also studied different food http://wild.nhl.com/club/page.htm?id=60052
labels. . The two classrooms that collect the most
In literacy, students continued with their votes online receive the grand prize – a trip
fantasy book clubs. Students are doing a great job WILD about reading! to the Xcel Energy Center, where students
keeping up with the reading and having valuable will watch the Wild hockey team practice,
discussions in their groups. Please remember that tour the facility, enjoy lunch, and have a
some reading and assignments may need to be story read to them by a current Wild player.
completed at home. We will wrap up book clubs Winners will be notified in February.
next week and share our books with the class.
VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!
Spelling will continue again next week.
We are continuing to work on
LAST DAY TO VOTE IS FRIDAY 1/29!
demonstrating the IB learner profiles and attitudes.
Our classroom is really working on showing
respect and independence. Please check in with
your child and discuss appropriate and respectful
behavior at school.
On Thursday, we visited the Bell Museum
and had a great time. Some students who need to
improve on their behavior or academics will be
receiving mid-term reports next week that will
need to be signed and returned. CONTACT
Art with Betsy
INFORMATION:
Sarah Wagoner
SPECIAL PARENT BOARD MEETING Room 114
There will be a special meeting of the Parent Board (651) 407-7600 x1610
to discuss proposed boundary changes on sjwago@wbl.whitebear.k12.mn.us
Thursday, February 4th at 6 pm at school.