Friday, February 10, 2017

Help Wanted!

There are two great PTO fundraisers happening now...

1. Toast to Memorial Class Basket

The Toast to Memorial will take place on Saturday, March 11th at the Burlington Marriott. Our class and Mr. Rabazzi's class will be collecting items for a Coffee/Tea Time basket. The baskets will be raffled off at the event. If you are able to contribute, please send in items for the basket by March 3rd. A notice went home today with suggested items. Get your tickets to the Toast here!

2. Box Tops for Education

We are having a Classroom vs. Classroom competition to see who can collect the most box tops. Please send box tops in bags of 20. This is an ongoing fundraiser that will end May 5th. 

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Follow along as we learn!

 
Follow our learning!  


I created a class Instagram account so that parents can follow along with our learning. This is a quick and easy way to show you what we are doing throughout the day. Here’s how you can access the photos:

  • Already have an account? Follow us @memorialroom235 (I won’t follow back, as I am only following Burlington Public Schools related accounts).
  • Download the app, create an account, and follow @memorialroom235
  • Bookmark www.instagram.com/memorialroom235 and look at our pictures. You do not need an account for this option, so this is the best way for your children to look if they want to. (Instagram’s terms of use state that you must be 13 to create an account).

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Ice Skating information

We are very fortunate that Ms. Bannon and Mr. Peterson take the fifth graders to the Burlington Ice Palace to ice skate as a part of the Physical Education program. The first session is this Thurday, January 5th. 

Here are some important reminders:

  • If you are bringing your own skates, they must be in a bag. Please make sure it is a canvas bag that will not break.
  • Bring a small towel to dry skates. 
  • Dress warmly! (gloves, hats, etc.)
  • You MUST have a helmet (bike helmets are fine) 
  • Arrive on time for school, as the bus will depart promptly at 8:30.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Winter Concert Information

The music department at Memorial presents
Winter Rock 
on Wednesday, December 14th at 7pm

Attire:
Morning: Regular school clothes, but please no t-shirts with logos or words
Evening: Students should dress as though they were from the 1950's/early 60s. Some ideas for girls: full skirts, cardigans, sweaters, jeans, capri pants, leather jackets, high ponytails Some ideas for boys: jeans, white t-shirts, button-down shirts, leather jackets, varsity jackets, sunglasses, black boots, greased hair, etc.

Call time: 
Please arrive to school no later than 6:40pm. Band students report to the music room, string students to the lesson room, and chorsue who do not play an instrument to the art room at 6:50

Please note:
All 4th and 5th graders must attend the Winter Concert! 



Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Thanksgiving Speeches

Your children have started  to work on thankfulness speeches in celebration of Thanksgiving. We have been discussing that Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the things in life that we are lucky enough to have.  We’d like to invite you to hear their speeches and celebrate this holiday with us. The event will take place on Monday, November 21st at 9:30am in your child’s homeroom. It should last about an hour.  Any family member is invited. If you have another child at Memorial who would like to attend, please get permission from his/her teacher.

We are looking forward to this special event!

Gratefully,

Fifth Grade Team

Thursday, October 13, 2016

PTO Info

Be sure to check out the PTO website to pay your dues and to sign up for the Halloween Spooktacular and I-Scream Social taking place on October 28th. This event is online registration only! 

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Engineers at work

This week in science, the students were presented with a challenge to create a convenient AND environmentally friendly carrier for soda cans. They are working in design teams to come up with a plan and then create the "harmless holder" using the materials provided. I can't wait to see the progress they make!

Planning first

Gathering materials