Sun, Dec 10, 2017

This week...

Spelling:  No new skill this week, reviewing all skills covered so far

Reading:  Christmas stories

English:  er/est adjectives and synonyms/antonyms

Writing:  Nonfiction writing about expert topics 

Math:  Reviewing all skills covered so far, no Rocket Quiz this week 

Reminders

-12/14 and 12/15 are half-days.  

-The boys should report to their homerooms at 5:45pm on Thursday evening. Boys in grades 1-5 should be dressed in white, long-sleeved dress shirts and khaki pants. 

-After the program, the boys will return to their homerooms. A parent must pick up each boy in the classroom. If someone other than a parent will pick up your son, please notify me in advance. We will not release a boy to an older sibling.

-Our Christmas Party is Friday, December 15 at 9:45.  All parents are welcome to attend.  

-Classes resume on 1/2/18.

Have a great week!  

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

Half-Day Dismissal on Dec. 14

Thursday, December 14th is a half-day for all students. First graders will be dismissed at 11:15am 2nd-6th graders will be dismissed at 11:30am. After-School Care is available.

Christmas Pageant Details

On Thursday, December 14th at 6:30pm, the PDS Christmas Pageant for boys in grades 1-6 will be held in the sanctuary. The sanctuary will open at 5:45pm, and seating is on a first-come-first-serve basis. We appreciate your cooperation in not arriving before 5:45pm.

Live Stream

This event will be streamed live on the website for out of town friends and family members. Look for a link on the Parents page on Thursday December 14th.

Pageant Drop-Off

The boys should report to their homerooms at 5:45pm on Thursday evening. Boys in grades 1-5 should be dressed in white, long-sleeved dress shirts and khaki pants. The attire for the 6th-grade boys is based on their part in the program.

Pageant Pick-Up

After the program, the boys will return to their homerooms. A parent must pick up each boy in the classroom. If someone other than a parent will pick up your son, you must notify the teacher in advance. We will not release a boy to an older sibling.

Pageant Nursery

Because it may be difficult for young children to listen to the program, a nursery will be provided for children under the age of four. You must make reservations for the nursery via the PDS website.

Register For The Nursery

The deadline for making a reservation for the nursery is Monday, December 11th at 4:00 p.m.

Register For Nursery

We also request that all children attending the program remain seated in the pews with their parents for safety reasons.

Half-Day Dismissal, Christmas Parties on Dec. 15

Friday, December 15th is also a half-day for all students. Christmas parties in the Elementary Division will be held that morning. After-School Care is not available on Friday.

Classes resume on Tuesday, January 2rd.

Mon, Dec 04, 2017

Have a great week!

Spelling:  3 sounds of -ed

Reading:  Small groups with Christmas stories and book clubs continue

Math:   Shapes and Patterns, Rocket Quiz (+4,5,6) on Thursday

English:  Adjectives with -er and -est and synonyms/antonyms

Things to Remember:

12.7.17  Polar Express Day! Make sure to wear your pajamas.

12.11.17  Robes due

12.14.17  Half Day of School/ Christmas Pageant @ 6:30 pm  **The boys need to be in the classroom at 5:45 PM.  (All parents and grandparents invited to attend).

12.15.17  Christmas Party @ 9:45 (All parents are welcome to attend) / Half Day Dismissal

Last modified on December 6, 2017
Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Please note that if your son is enrolled in the 1st semester lunch plan/drink plan, he will be automatically enrolled and billed $505.00/$95.00 for the 2nd semester on January 1, 2018.

Tired of packing lunches every day? It's not too late to join the lunch plan!

Making Changes

To cancel or sign-up for the lunch program for the second semester: Sign-Up/Opt-Out Form

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1C Homework

  • Reading

    Read a “just right” book 5 out of 7 nights for 15 minutes and record on reading log.  Logs are due every Monday!

    Read fluency sheet 4 out of 7 nights.  Fluency sheets are due every Monday!

    Spelling

    Monday- Complete spelling homework sheet.

    Practice red words and spelling skills for the rest of the week.  

    Test on Friday!

    Math

    Practice math facts.

    Rocket Quizzes on Thursdays. 

    Task(s)

    Review Tuesday folder and return corrected work on Wednesday.

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