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Thursday, February 15, 2018

BCS Character Ed Word of the Week: Accountability
"It is not what we do, but also what we do not do, for which we are accountable"
                                                                                                                                   - Moliere

Reminders: School starts at 8:18am Students should be in their homeroom seat by this time.
• Have 3 sharp pencils every day.
• Bring a water bottle and two healthy snacks every day.
• Bring a chapter book every day.

Scholastic Book Ordering: Next book orders will be submitted on March 6th
If you would like to continue to browse and order, all magazines/flyers are available to view online. Click on the book orders link at the side of the blog. Create your own username and password to login. Our class code for ordering is GKQKW. Use the class code to access our ordering page. All flyers are available to view and order from any month.

Language Arts:
Writing: None

Congratulations to all the students for achieving their reading minute goals. Calendars were collected. Stay tuned for the date of the re-scheduled Reading celebration.

3rd: Read 20 mins daily
4th: Read 30 mins daily
Parents - Please sign at the bottom of today's planner entry (completed by your child in class) to show that your child has done their required reading.

Word Study:

Signed word study letter and Spellingcity.com tasks due Monday 2/26/18
Access www.spellingcity.com (from this blog) Login. (Your username and password are stuck to the inside cover of your planner.)
Your child will know their spelling sort: Within Word (WW) sort 15, Syllables & Affixes (SA) sort 14 or sort 22, Derivational Relations (DR) sort 6 or sort 20. They wrote their sort on their Word Study paper (at the top.)


Spellingcity.com Homework: Complete 6 activities on Spellingcity.com and return the signed spelling letter on Monday 2/26/18.  Please read the letter and follow the directions. Locate your list on spellingcity.com by clicking the red drop down arrow for your spelling sort code.  Play the games under the tabs to help you learn the spelling patterns for these words. You can check which word study activities you have completed by clicking on ‘My Records’ after you log in. Remember – DO NOT click S-test on spellingcity.org. Save that button for the day of your test.

4th Grade Math: None


3rd Grade Math:
None
Please show your scores to your parents by going to Thinkcentral.com.
Login in with tc before your username. Birthdate password. The link to the site is on the right side of the blog under the Math heading.
Xtramath.com - 3 times per week. Complete a full work session, which lasts about 5-10 mins (until Mr. C says you are done!)
Thatquiz.org  - None


3rd grade math students please note Other pages in the homework book e.g. "Dash Pages" (Math fact drill pages) and Multiplication/Division flashcards that are printed in the homework book are not assigned homework. They may be completed or cut out and used as optional, additional fact practice if you'd like. You could use these pages to test yourself with how fast your x fact recall is or just to do some flash card recall practice at home.


Please spend 15-20 mins each week in Compass Learning. 

Math pathways or Language Arts pathways. Choose the folder with the lowest RIT number range.

Social Studies: None


Science: None

JOIN THE “NO FOOD WASTE” CHALLENGE


Join us in this innovative service learning challenge! 
Starting January 16, 2018, BCS will be partnering with Foodstand, a sustainable eating behavior change program that provides an education and challenge experience via their mobile platform. The app provides daily education, tracking, one-on-one support, team and challenge set up, and reporting to help measure the impact of the initiative. The program supports our curriculum goals at BCS and will help us live into our 3E’s (education, environment, each other).

Please read the parentinformation letter and, if you would like your child to participate, print and complete the consentform  (complete one form for each child participating).  
ParentInformation Letter

ParentConsent Form for Student Participation
To learn more about the challenge, a workshop was streamed via Facebook Live on Tuesday, 1/16/18 Birmingham Covington School - Birmingham Covington Facebook page

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

πŸ’— We celebrated Valentines Day today February 14th πŸ’— 

Below is a link to our annual School Improvement Student Survey for 3/4 students that we would like each of our your students to complete. The survey will take about 15-20 minutes to complete.

Students:  Complete the following survey at home.
Grade 3/4 Survey:
  http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/6023891


BCS Character Ed Word of the Week: Patience
      “Patience is not simply the ability to wait - it's how we behave while we're waiting.” 
                                                                                                                         - Joyce Meyer

Reminders: School starts at 8:18am Students should be in their homeroom seat by this time.
• Have 3 sharp pencils every day.
• Bring a water bottle and two healthy snacks every day.
• Bring a chapter book every day.

Scholastic Book Ordering: Next book orders will be submitted on March 6th
If you would like to continue to browse and order, all magazines/flyers are available to view online. Click on the book orders link at the side of the blog. Create your own username and password to login. Our class code for ordering is GKQKW. Use the class code to access our ordering page. All flyers are available to view and order from any month.

Language Arts:
Writing: None

Congratulations to all the students for achieving their reading minute goals. Calendars were collected. Stay tuned for the date of the re-scheduled Reading celebration.

3rd: Read 20 mins daily
4th: Read 30 mins daily
Parents - Please sign at the bottom of today's planner entry (completed by your child in class) to show that your child has done their required reading.

Word Study:

Signed word study letter and Spellingcity.com tasks due Monday 2/26/18
Access www.spellingcity.com (from this blog) Login. (Your username and password are stuck to the inside cover of your planner.)
Your child will know their spelling sort: Within Word (WW) sort 15, Syllables & Affixes (SA) sort 14 or sort 22, Derivational Relations (DR) sort 6 or sort 20. They wrote their sort on their Word Study paper (at the top.)


Spellingcity.com Homework: Complete 6 activities on Spellingcity.com and return the signed spelling letter on Monday 2/26/18.  Please read the letter and follow the directions. Locate your list on spellingcity.com by clicking the red drop down arrow for your spelling sort code.  Play the games under the tabs to help you learn the spelling patterns for these words. You can check which word study activities you have completed by clicking on ‘My Records’ after you log in. Remember – DO NOT click S-test on spellingcity.org. Save that button for the day of your test.

4th Grade Math: H/R 5-1 due tomorrow


3rd Grade Math:
None
Please show your score to your parents by going to Thinkcentral.com.
Login in with tc before your username. Birthdate password. The link to the site is on the right side of the blog under the Math heading.
Xtramath.com - 3 times per week. Complete a full work session, which lasts about 5-10 mins (until Mr. C says you are done!)
Thatquiz.org  - None


3rd grade math students please note Other pages in the homework book e.g. "Dash Pages" (Math fact drill pages) and Multiplication/Division flashcards that are printed in the homework book are not assigned homework. They may be completed or cut out and used as optional, additional fact practice if you'd like. You could use these pages to test yourself with how fast your x fact recall is or just to do some flash card recall practice at home.


Please spend 15-20 mins each week in Compass Learning. 

Math pathways or Language Arts pathways. Choose the folder with the lowest RIT number range.

Social Studies: None


Science: None

JOIN THE “NO FOOD WASTE” CHALLENGE


Join us in this innovative service learning challenge! 
Starting January 16, 2018, BCS will be partnering with Foodstand, a sustainable eating behavior change program that provides an education and challenge experience via their mobile platform. The app provides daily education, tracking, one-on-one support, team and challenge set up, and reporting to help measure the impact of the initiative. The program supports our curriculum goals at BCS and will help us live into our 3E’s (education, environment, each other).

Please read the parentinformation letter and, if you would like your child to participate, print and complete the consentform  (complete one form for each child participating).  
ParentInformation Letter

ParentConsent Form for Student Participation
To learn more about the challenge, a workshop was streamed via Facebook Live on Tuesday, 1/16/18 Birmingham Covington School - Birmingham Covington Facebook page

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

πŸ’— Valentines Day February 14th πŸ’— - We will celebrate Valentine's day tomorrow Feb. 14th with a low key card distribution and short movie. Students will pass out their Valentines to each other in class. There are 27 students. If your child is bringing in valentines, please make sure they bring one for each student. Students may also bring in a decorated or plain box, bag or large envelope to collect your Valentines in.
In order for the distribution to go smoothly, we ask that students do not write their classmates names on their valentines card. Please just sign the "from" part.
                                                                πŸ’ŒThank you!
Nature Center 🌲 Permission slip & Earth Day🌎 permission slip. Please return the forms to school by the due date.

Below is a link to our annual School Improvement Student Survey for 3/4 students that we would like each of our your students to complete. The survey will take about 15-20 minutes to complete.

Students:  Complete the following survey at home.
Grade 3/4 Survey:
  http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/6023891

Jump Rope for Heart flyer and letter with all the date information on it was sent home with students last week on Wednesday Jan 24th

BCS Character Ed Word of the Week: Patience
      “Patience is not simply the ability to wait - it's how we behave while we're waiting.” 
                                                                                                                         - Joyce Meyer

Reminders: School starts at 8:18am Students should be in their homeroom seat by this time.
• Have 3 sharp pencils every day.
• Bring a water bottle and two healthy snacks every day.
• Bring a chapter book every day.

Scholastic Book Ordering: Next book orders will be submitted on Feb 9th
If you would like to continue to browse and order, all magazines/flyers are available to view online. Click on the book orders link at the side of the blog. Create your own username and password to login. Our class code for ordering is GKQKW. Use the class code to access our ordering page. All flyers are available to view and order from any month.

Language Arts:
Writing: None

Congratulations to all the students for achieving their reading minute goals. Calendars were collected. Stay tuned for the date of the re-scheduled Reading celebration.

3rd: Read 20 mins daily
4th: Read 30 mins daily
Parents - Please sign at the bottom of today's planner entry (completed by your child in class) to show that your child has done their required reading.

Word Study:

Signed word study letter and Spellingcity.com tasks due Monday 2/26/18
Access www.spellingcity.com (from this blog) Login. (Your username and password are stuck to the inside cover of your planner.)
Your child will know their spelling sort: Within Word (WW) sort 15, Syllables & Affixes (SA) sort 14 or sort 22, Derivational Relations (DR) sort 6 or sort 20. They wrote their sort on their Word Study paper (at the top.)


Spellingcity.com Homework: Complete 6 activities on Spellingcity.com and return the signed spelling letter on Monday 2/26/18.  Please read the letter and follow the directions. Locate your list on spellingcity.com by clicking the red drop down arrow for your spelling sort code.  Play the games under the tabs to help you learn the spelling patterns for these words. You can check which word study activities you have completed by clicking on ‘My Records’ after you log in. Remember – DO NOT click S-test on spellingcity.org. Save that button for the day of your test.

4th Grade Math: H/R 5-1 


3rd Grade Math:
The Unit 4 Pre test was taken today.
Please show your score to your parents by going to Thinkcentral.com.
Login in with tc before your username. Birthdate password. The link to the site is on the right side of the blog under the Math heading.
Xtramath.com - 3 times per week. Complete a full work session, which lasts about 5-10 mins (until Mr. C says you are done!)
Thatquiz.org  - None


3rd grade math students please note Other pages in the homework book e.g. "Dash Pages" (Math fact drill pages) and Multiplication/Division flashcards that are printed in the homework book are not assigned homework. They may be completed or cut out and used as optional, additional fact practice if you'd like. You could use these pages to test yourself with how fast your x fact recall is or just to do some flash card recall practice at home.


Please spend 15-20 mins each week in Compass Learning. 

Math pathways or Language Arts pathways. Choose the folder with the lowest RIT number range.

Social Studies: None


Science: None

JOIN THE “NO FOOD WASTE” CHALLENGE


Join us in this innovative service learning challenge! 
Starting January 16, 2018, BCS will be partnering with Foodstand, a sustainable eating behavior change program that provides an education and challenge experience via their mobile platform. The app provides daily education, tracking, one-on-one support, team and challenge set up, and reporting to help measure the impact of the initiative. The program supports our curriculum goals at BCS and will help us live into our 3E’s (education, environment, each other).

Please read the parentinformation letter and, if you would like your child to participate, print and complete the consentform  (complete one form for each child participating).  
ParentInformation Letter

ParentConsent Form for Student Participation
To learn more about the challenge, a workshop was streamed via Facebook Live on Tuesday, 1/16/18 Birmingham Covington School - Birmingham Covington Facebook page

Monday, February 12, 2018

πŸ’— Valentines Day February 14th πŸ’— - We will celebrate Valentine's day on Wednesday Feb. 14th with a low key card distribution and short movie. Students will pass out their Valentines to each other in class. There are 27 students. If your child is bringing in valentines, please make sure they bring one for each student. Students may also bring in a decorated or plain box, bag or large envelope to collect your Valentines in.
In order for the distribution to go smoothly, we ask that students do not write their classmates names on their valentines card. Please just sign the "from" part.
                                                                πŸ’ŒThank you!

Nature Center 🌲 Permission slip & Earth Day🌎 permission slip. Please return the forms to school by the due date.

Below is a link to our annual School Improvement Student Survey for 3/4 students that we would like each of our your students to complete. The survey will take about 15-20 minutes to complete.

Students:  Complete the following survey at home.
Grade 3/4 Survey:
  http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/6023891

Jump Rope for Heart flyer and letter with all the date information on it was sent home with students last week on Wednesday Jan 24th

BCS Character Ed Word of the Week: Patience
      “Patience is not simply the ability to wait - it's how we behave while we're waiting.” 
                                                                                                                         - Joyce Meyer

Reminders: School starts at 8:18am Students should be in their homeroom seat by this time.
• Have 3 sharp pencils every day.
• Bring a water bottle and two healthy snacks every day.
• Bring a chapter book every day.

Scholastic Book Ordering: Next book orders will be submitted on Feb 9th
If you would like to continue to browse and order, all magazines/flyers are available to view online. Click on the book orders link at the side of the blog. Create your own username and password to login. Our class code for ordering is GKQKW. Use the class code to access our ordering page. All flyers are available to view and order from any month.

Language Arts:
Writing: None

Congratulations to all the students for achieving their reading minute goals. calendar were collected today. I you forgot to return it, remember to bring it in (signed by a parent) tomorrow.
Stay tuned for the date of the re-scheduled Reading celebration

3rd: Read 20 mins daily
4th: Read 30 mins daily
Parents - Please sign at the bottom of today's planner entry (completed by your child in class) to show that your child has done their required reading.

Word Study:

Signed word study letter and Spellingcity.com tasks due Monday 2/26/18
Access www.spellingcity.com (from this blog) Login. (Your username and password are stuck to the inside cover of your planner.)
Your child will know their spelling sort: Within Word (WW) sort 15, Syllables & Affixes (SA) sort 14 or sort 22, Derivational Relations (DR) sort 6 or sort 20. They wrote their sort on their Word Study paper (at the top.)


Spellingcity.com Homework: Complete 6 activities on Spellingcity.com and return the signed spelling letter on Monday 2/26/18.  Please read the letter and follow the directions. Locate your list on spellingcity.com by clicking the red drop down arrow for your spelling sort code.  Play the games under the tabs to help you learn the spelling patterns for these words. You can check which word study activities you have completed by clicking on ‘My Records’ after you log in. Remember – DO NOT click S-test on spellingcity.org. Save that button for the day of your test.

4th Grade Math: None


3rd Grade Math:
The Unit 3 post test was taken today. Please show your score to your parents by going to Thinkcentral.com. Login in with tc before your username. Birthdate password. The link to the site is on the right side of the blog under the  Math heading.
Xtramath.com - 3 times per week. Complete a full work session, which lasts about 5-10 mins (until Mr. C says you are done!)
Thatquiz.org  - None


3rd grade math students please note Other pages in the homework book e.g. "Dash Pages" (Math fact drill pages) and Multiplication/Division flashcards that are printed in the homework book are not assigned homework. They may be completed or cut out and used as optional, additional fact practice if you'd like. You could use these pages to test yourself with how fast your x fact recall is or just to do some flash card recall practice at home.


Please spend 15-20 mins each week in Compass Learning. 

Math pathways or Language Arts pathways. Choose the folder with the lowest RIT number range.

Social Studies: None


Science: None

JOIN THE “NO FOOD WASTE” CHALLENGE


Join us in this innovative service learning challenge! 
Starting January 16, 2018, BCS will be partnering with Foodstand, a sustainable eating behavior change program that provides an education and challenge experience via their mobile platform. The app provides daily education, tracking, one-on-one support, team and challenge set up, and reporting to help measure the impact of the initiative. The program supports our curriculum goals at BCS and will help us live into our 3E’s (education, environment, each other).

Please read the parentinformation letter and, if you would like your child to participate, print and complete the consentform  (complete one form for each child participating).  
ParentInformation Letter

ParentConsent Form for Student Participation
To learn more about the challenge, a workshop was streamed via Facebook Live on Tuesday, 1/16/18 Birmingham Covington School - Birmingham Covington Facebook page