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Week of 1/20/2020 in 4G

Announcements: Monday, January 20- No School Tuesday, January 21- All School Mass Wednesday, January 22- January Birthday Celebration Sunday, January 26- Catholic Schools Week Begins; Mass & Open House Math: We have been learning about Decimals. Topics in this Chapter 4 include: understanding tenths, understanding hundredths, comparing decimals, ordering decimals, and decimals as fractions. We have also been revi
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Revised Battle of the Books Update

It came to light on Tuesday that there was some confusion about February 5th being an early dismissal day. I have discovered that it is not. We will still have our qualifying competition on Feb. 5th at 2:00 p.m. but it will take place during the school day. Any students who register to participate in the qualifying competition will be excused from their regular classes so that they can attend the competition. Please
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Battle of the Books Update

The day of our big Battle of the Books competition is rapidly approaching. SFX students in grades 4-6 have an opportunity to participate in Battle of the Books, a literary trivia game. We wanted to update parents on the process for selecting the 12 students who will represent SFX in our interscholastic competition against teams from Roycemore and Chiravalle. Per the competition rules, each school can bring a maximum
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4th Grade Updates

Welcome Back!!! Class Announcements: Tuesday, January 14: All School Mass @ 10:00. Join us as 4G serves and celebrates at this mass! Wednesday, January 15: Fourth Grade Field Trip to the Adler Planetarium (bring a disposable lunch) Friday, January 17: Science Test: Solar System Unit Monday, January 20: No School   Math: We have started Chapter 4: Decimals. So far we have explored tenths and hundredths place valu
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Week of 12/9/19 in 4G

Weekly Reminders: Tuesday, All School Mass Please make sure your child is dressed for the upcoming winter weather. Students are permitted to play in the snow only if they are wearing snow pants and boots. Check (and empty) your child’s black HOME folder of their sidekick nightly for communications and graded assignments. Math We continue our Chapter 3 Topic of working with fractions. We have learned about mixed
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Week of 11/25 in 4G

Announcements: Monday & Tuesday: 12:00 Dismissal/Conferences Tuesday: All School Mass Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday: No School A warm welcome to SFX School to our new friend in 4G, Mady!!!   Math We continue our work in Math in Focus, Chapter 3: Fractions and Mixed Numbers. We are also reviewing multi-digit multiplication, long division, equivalent fractions, comparing and ordering fractions, adding and su
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4G Week of 11/11

Announcements: Monday, November 11: Veterans Day All School Mass 10:00 am Thursday, November 14: Boosterthon Fun Run!!! Friday, November 15: Picture Re-take Day *Please remind your students to dress appropriately for outdoor recess. *Please remind your students to empty the BLACK HOME FOLDER over the weekend.   Math: We will continue Chapter 3: Fractions and Mixed Numbers. This week we will be working on Adding
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4G Week of 11/4/19

Announcements: Monday, 11/4 – 8th Grade Pizza Day Tuesday, 11/5 – All School Mass Wednesday, 11/6 – 1:45 Dismissal for students Math: We are starting Chapter 3: Fractions and Mixed Numbers. In this chapter we will cover: equivalent fractions, comparing and ordering fractions, adding and subtracting like fractions, mixed numbers, improper fractions, renaming improper fractions and mixed numbers, addi
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Week of 10/28 in 4G

This Week: Wednesday, Oct. 30- Math Test; Chapter 2 Thursday, Oct. 31 – Happy Halloween! We will have a Halloween Parade at 10 am, where all students will be invited to dress up in their Halloween costume and we will walk around the school campus. Parents are welcomed to line the streets around SFX to watch! Friday, Nov. 1 – All-School Mass – All Saints Day (No mass on Tuesday this week)  Last day o
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1st-4th Grade Storybook Pumpkin Patch

Our School Library is growing a Storybook Pumpkin Patch, and we need your help! Families with students in grades 1-4 are invited to decorate a pumpkin to look like a favorite storybook character, and bring it to the library to “plant” in our Storybook Pumpkin Patch. Download a flyer with directions here. Students who choose to submit a pumpkin must fill out the entry form at the bottom of the flyer and br
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Week of 10/21 in 4G

Announcements: Monday, October 21: “Brier the Brave Day!” – Wear your purple “Brier the Brave” t-shirts or any purple shirt if you don’t have one, in support of Kindergartener, Brier, who is bravely battling Neuroblastoma, a type of bone cancer. Tuesday, October 22: All School Mass Wednesday, October 23: October Birthdays Celebration – Students who have October birthdays are
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Week of 10/14

Announcements: Monday: NO SCHOOL Tuesday: All School Mass   Math: This week, we will continue working through Chapter 2: Multiplication and Division. We will also cover: Factors and Multiples. Students have been working hard to solve multiplication and division problems by using the area model strategy and the standard algorithm strategy, as required by the Illinois Learning Standards. This takes practice! I hav
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Week of 10-7-19 4G

Announcements: Tuesday, October 8th: All School Mass Thursday, October 10th: Wear Pink day in honor of Colleen Pope Vitu, a St. Francis mother who passed away from breast cancer a few years ago. Students can dress down in pink and bring in $1 as a donation to the Colleen Pope Vitu Memorial Fund. http://www.sfx-school.org/resources/parish/cpv-memorial-haiti-fund/ Friday, October 11th: Social Studies Test, Chapter 5 &n
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9-27-19 4G

  Announcements: Monday, September 30 – Picture Day! Wear your Sunday best! Tuesday, October 1 – Mass (St. Michael Archangel; First Responder thank you and blessing Wednesday, October 2 – 1:45 Dismissal for students   Math This week in math, we took our first test. The students really worked hard to learn and master the concepts presented in Chapter 1 of Math in Focus. Please sign your chi
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4G Classroom Blog, 9-21-19

Thank you for attending Back to School night. It was wonderful to see so many parents come into the classroom in support of students, teachers, and SFX School.  If you were unable to attend and would like to view the classroom presentation, you may find it HERE. ANNOUNCEMENTS: Monday, September 23- Lock Down Drill Wednesday, September 25- Math Chapter 1 Test Wednesday, September 25- August and September Birthday Cele
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Welcome to Fourth Grade!

Thank you for subscribing to Mrs. Gonzalez’s Fourth Grade blog! Subscription feeds for the 2019-2020 school year were set Friday evening, August 23rd. If you subscribed to blogs prior to that time your selections may have changed. To confirm your 2019-2020 selections now that new feeds have been established, please submit a new subscription form here and check every box (for both Newsblast and ALL blogs) that y
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