Monday, November 16, 2009

2nd Trimester Has Started

We have begun our second trimester. This will end in February. Students will need to remain focused on their work as we go, so that they don't end up behind. We will be studying India, China, Greece, and Rome in this trimester. Our Egypt Books were due (1, 3, 4, 5, 6) last week and for 2nd period, are due this Friday.
Our next break is for Thanksgiving - we will get out early on Wednesday, and have no school on Thursday or Friday. Since Thanksgiving week will be short, there will be no Thunderbolt time that week. Our next Thunderbolt session (#4) begins on Dec. 8.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

End of 1st Trimester

1st trimester ends tomorrow! Report cards will come home early next week with your student. We will be having a Thunderbolt Open House for more news!

I am very pleased with most students' learning in my class. This has been an enjoyable year so far...please be sure to encourage your child to read every day, as this is the most important skill they can master. If you watch the news, please ask your child to watch with you occasionally and to talk about current events. It helps them to form connections to the world around them and to be aware of things beyond their immediate world, which helps with our history studies.

Thank you for all you do and for sending great kids to SRIS!