Monthly Archives: April 2019

Finishing Strong

It is hard to believe that there are only 18 days of school left!  The energy and excitement is building.  Today we celebrated as Palencia won the Battle of the Books again!  Four out of six battle team members are … Continue reading

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Year End Activities

Dear 5Th Grade Families, Can you believe we are in the final stretch of 5th grade and our time at Palencia Elementary School?! What a fun year it has been!  The teachers, homeroom moms, and some other parent volunteers, are working … Continue reading

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Let it BE…Language Arts

We have been busy in Language Arts.  This spring we reviewed the comprehension strategies that readers use to build meaning of text.  Reading is thinking.  We reviewed literature, including poetry, and students took a quiz.  Their results were sent home … Continue reading

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New Science Unit

Big Idea 14-Organization and Development of Living Organisms   In this unit, students will be using an App called Virtuali-tee.  They will be allowed to bring a smart phone or an ipad into the classroom for a few lessons.  The … Continue reading

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Headphones needed 4/15

Fifth grade students will be taking an End-of-Course resource (Art, PE, Music) test on Monday, April 15.  This test requires all students to have a pair of headphones since there will be sound bites embedded in the test.  Please be … Continue reading

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Sea World Field Trip permission slips

Reminder:  Sea World field trip permission slips and money are due this Friday, April 12.

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End-of-the-Year Parent Committee

Parent Committee Now Forming!          It is time to start planning for special fifth grade end-of-the-year activities!  We are so proud of the students and want to reward them for their hard work in elementary school.  We know you are … Continue reading

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