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Science Camp Packets Sent Out

It is hard to believe this year is over!So much remarkable growth has happened and we are so excited for our upcoming activities.
Your child will be bringing home the required paperwork that we need for our Science Camp that will take place January 20th-22nd and Tonto Creek Camp.  We welcome chaperones who can stay all or part of the time there.  The cost is just $86 dollars per student or chaperone and includes 6 meals and wonderful lodging at the ASU training facilities. We have reserved 2 vans for both classrooms and will also need a couple drivers as well.  Chaperones and drivers will need to have all required paperwork turned in next week, in order to ensure it is all processed properly. 
We will have a meeting for chaperones after carline on January 7th.  Let us know if you are attending and your children can attend aftercare free of charge. We will have an informational meeting for all parents, about both extended trips we are taking on January 13 at 5pm. In the mean time, pleas…

Holiday Activities

This week, we are exploring Theodore Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss) and working in groups to analyze various texts of each group's choosing.  Many of our groups are working on mastering long division and long multiplication, while others are extending their knowledge into ratios, proportions, and calculating unit rates. Our students are blazing through their math facts and I had to add yet another level to keep them moving up in algebra. We are also going to make candles this week, as requested by countless members in our classroom.

Our 6th and 7th grade students have been so busy planning some wonderful activities for next week and next.  Please see the papers that they have printed out, and also see here for more information:

Holiday Gift Shop
The students are going to run a fundraiser for our classroom for more science materials and also to help with expenses for our upcoming STEM science camp (January 20-22) Each group is going to meet to determine something to sell next week during th…