September 22 - Announcements:
Please read, sign, and return the Pacific Expectations sheet. You can also obtain a copy HERE.
Picture Day is Tuesday, September 26. Our photos will be taken in the middle of the day.
Vision and Hearing Screening will be done at Pacific School on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017. All students in grades K, 2nd, and 5th, and selected others will be screened for near and far vision, and for hearing.
Student Council Elections are coming soon! Here is the schedule to note:
Info Meeting: 9/28 after school in Mrs. Cameron's room. She will hand out an information packet to each student who attends.
Signed Packets due: 10/6
Speeches Due: 10/10
Posters Due: 10/13. This is the day that 5th grade students go to the Reagan Library. So students should turn in their posters either before school or by 3 PM on that afternoon.
Assembly with Speeches/electronic voting: 10/18 at 9:00 in cafe
Students will need to access Google Classroom this year. The instructions for several ways to access Google Classroom are on the Tech Links page of this website.
Daily Update - September 22:
Social Studies - We concluded our discussion of the 4 ancient civilizations in North America. Additional information for interested students on the Mayan culture is posted in the Social Studies Google Classroom.
Math - Students demonstrated decimal multiplication using a place value chart, an area model with factors decomposed into unit values, and with the standard algorithm. Students also worked with word problems involving operations with decimals.
Reading - Students took the Shiloh test. We also worked on nonfiction reading strategies with a Scholastic News magazine. The 2 tools we used today were: "What did you find surprising?" and "Why are these numbers and statistics important?"
Writing - We finished writing the example Kidblog book review for Number the Stars. Students also took the spelling test.