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4th Grade Field Trip Reminder:

Where:  Stauffer-Will Historic Pioneer Farm, Aurora, OR
When:  Friday, April 1st
Student fee: $5.00

Important Times:
7:05 a.m.:  Classroom doors will open, Attendance, Get into groups
7:20: Load buses and Depart
3:00-ish:  Return to Danebo
Parents must arrange for transportation home from Danebo

Other Information:
Electronics will be allowed on buses, with students responsible for their items.
Students may pack a lunch or order a sack lunch from the cafeteria.
Please no glass in packed lunches from home.
Remember to wear comfortable shoes and clothes and to dress appropriately for weather. Groups will spend most of the time in unheated buildings. The tours will be conducted rain or shine.

Room 52
will be celebrating friendship with a …

Valentine’s Day Party
Feb. 11th

The fun will begin just after 2:00, Thursday the 11th.

Helpful Hints for Valentine Giving:
Please be sure that each classmate is included  (a list of names was sent home in Tuesday Folders)
Please address and/or sign valentines at home
Students may begin bringing in valentines when ready

 

The 4th and 5th grades have received a partial scholarship to participate in the Link Up program through the Eugene Symphony.  The cost is $5.00 per student.  Please have your student’s field trip money turned in no later than February 11th.  The field trip takes place the morning of February 16th.  We will leave school around 9:30 and return around 12:00.  Students will travel to the Hult Center where they will participate in  a concert with the Eugene Symphony.  We need volunteers to assist with chaperoning groups.  Each chaperone must purchase a concert ticket for $5.00.  If you are interested in volunteering, please contact me with the following information.

Name:
Student’s Name:
Telephone:
__I will drive to the Hult Center
__I will ride the bus to the Hult Center
__I already have a current district volunteer form on file.
__I do not have a current district volunteer form on file, but will complete one online on the Bethel Homepage ASAP.
(Click here to complete the online Volunteer Form)

Beginning this week, your child’s homework packet has a new look!

The cover page has an overview of expected homework practice with a daily schedule.  RAH sheets are now at the back of the packet.  Nightly, students will record their reading.  Please confirm the reading by initialing next to the daily record.  Signed RAH minutes will be counted towards total minutes for the year, and some great rewards can be earned along the way.

Packets are due on Fridays (or the last school day of the week).  New packets will be given on Friday so that RAH minutes may be recorded over the weekend.

Thank you for working with your child to support homework completion, neatness and accuracy.

These first few days we have been enjoying the work of building our classroom community.

Math homework did begin to go home today and it will typically be given Monday through Thursday.  Please look for the blue Homework Folder that students will bring home daily and need to return to school daily as well.  Inside the folder is the student workbook for Module 1 (with an emphasis on place value, addition and subtraction) as well as other math resources to support daily homework.

Thank you in advance for supporting the neatness and accuracy of homework.

Read-at-Home minutes may be recorded on the yellow sheets sent home with Tuesday folders.

 

Welcome to 4th Grade!

I am excited to begin another school year and get to know what is already a wonderful group of students and families.

The goal of this blog is to provide a resource to families as well as support our work in the classroom.
Please look for updates on events, homework and an overview of what is going on in Room 52.

Thank you,
Mrs. Greenamyer

**Half-day, Wednesday April 29th.  We will dismiss at 11:45 for a curriculum development afternoon.  Students will be provided with snack prior to dismissal.

**Field Trip Reminder:
End of the Oregon Trail Visitor Center, Oregon City, OR
Tuesday, May 5th
8:15 a.m.: Classroom Doors will open
8:30: Depart from Danebo
4:30-ish: Return to Danebo – Parents must arrange for transportation home from Danebo

Other Information:
Electronics will be allowed on buses, with students responsible for their items.
Students may pack a lunch or order a sack lunch from the cafeteria. (Please no glass in packed lunches)
There is a shop where students may purchase souvenirs.  Please help us in reducing any issues by talking to your child about not asking others for money, or lending out money to other students.  This will help us avoid issues between students during the trip.

Don’t forget to dress comfortably, and be ready for a day of learning and fun!

The 4th grade class has received a partial scholarship to attend the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Center in Oregon City.  This field trip will focus on Oregon history and geography.  The cost to students is $5.00, due Tuesday April 21st. The field trip takes place on Tuesday, May 5th.  We will leave school at 8:30 a.m. and return to school around 4:30 p.m.
We need volunteers from each 4th grade class to assist with groups.  Volunteers may carpool or drive to Oregon City to meet us if you prefer not to ride the bus.  If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out this form and return it to your student’s teacher.

Volunteers must have a current district volunteer form on file with the office by Tuesday, April 21st.  You can fill one out online at:  http://fm3.bethel.k12.or.us/background1/default.htm or get a form from the school office.

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Grades 3 through 5 had the opportunity to learn about Blues music on Friday, February 27th.  The afternoon was filled with song, learning about rhythm and instruments and the history of the Blues as musical expression.  The event wrapped up with an all-school concert.  Thank you to the Blues in the Schools organization and musicians for the rich musical experience.

leafimgMt. Pisgah Fall Discovery Tour – Friday, November 6th

We have an opportunity to explore the fascinating changes that take place during the autumn season.  Our study of ecology will include processes such as photosynthesis and decomposition and look into how animals prepare for the coming of winter.

Details:
Time: 8:45 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Price:  $3.25 per student
Please note:  Our trip will take place rain or shine.  To best enjoy the trip, please dress accordingly and be prepared for Oregon weather.  We will return to Danebo in time to eat lunch at school.