logo

Category

4th Grade Miller

4M Weekly Update 5/13-5/17

Happy weekend 4th grade parents! Announcements Thursday, May 23rd – Final day for praying the rosary during 9th period. Subjects Math My Group: This past week we have worked with decimals. We have learned how to write decimals using place value, relate fractions and decimals, and compare and order decimals and mixed numbers. The kids are doing great with what can be a tricky concept in math. They are doing so g
Read More

“Look Ahead” Night

Parents of current 4th grade students are invited to join Mrs. Elliott, our Middle School Director, for a “Look Ahead” night on Wednesday, May 29th at 7:30pm in the Atrium. The purpose of this event is to provide context and information regarding your 4th grade child’s transition into 5th grade this fall, which serves as a bridge to our Middle School. Please note that this is a parent-only event. We
Read More

“Look Ahead” Night

Parents of current 4th grade students are invited to join Mrs. Elliott, our Middle School Director, for a “Look Ahead” night on Wednesday, May 29th at 7:30pm in the Atrium. The purpose of this event is to provide context and information regarding your 4th grade child’s transition into 5th grade this fall, which serves as a bridge to our Middle School. Please note that this is a parent-only event. We
Read More

4M Weekly Update 5/6-5/10

Happy weekend 4th grade parents! Announcements No general announcements for this upcoming week. Subjects Math My Group: This past week we have finished Ch. 10 and taken the test. All of the kids have mastered factors and multiples, prime and composite numbers, and how to find the mean of a group of numbers. Next week, we will move onto our final chapter of the school year (hard to believe!), in which the kids will le
Read More

4M Weekly Update 4/29-5/3

Hello 4th grade parents! Announcements Monday, May 6 – 8th grade Pizza Day Wednesday, May 8 – Box Top Dress Down Thursday, May 9 & Friday, May 10 – 8th grade play Subjects Math My Group: This past week, we have taken the Ch. 12 Measurements Test and moved on to Ch. 10, which teaches factors, multiples, prime and composite numbers, and mean. I have given the kids a couple of copies of the sheets
Read More

4M Weekly Update 4/15-4/19

Hello 4th grade parents and Happy Easter! Announcements Monday, April 22 – NO SCHOOL (Easter Monday) Tues-Wed, April 23 & 24 – NO SCHOOL – Faculty Conference Thursday, April 25th – SCHOOL RESUMES Subjects Math My Group: This past week, we have rounded out our learning of measurement, both customary and metric unit systems. We have practiced many conversions in both systems and have also ma
Read More

4S Math Info

Hello again! I noticed that Ms. Sack’s math group information was not included in my blog. My apologies! Here it is below. 4S Math Due to Aspire, we have been working on math packets in our homerooms each morning.  Our regularly scheduled math periods will resume next week.  Our Ch. 12 test, covering measurements, will be given on Wednesday, April 17.  Please have your students to continue utilizing IXL.
Read More

4M Weekly Update 4/8-4/12

Hello 4th grade parents! Announcements Monday, April 15 – Makeup ASPIRE testing day Thursday, April 18 – Holy Thursday Friday, April 19th – NO SCHOOL (Good Friday) Monday, April 22 – NO SCHOOL (Easter Monday) Subjects Math My Group: This past week’s math periods have been dedicated to ASPIRE testing. Next week, we will resume our chapter on measurement. Ms. Sack’s Group: Mr. Carlson’s Gr
Read More

4M Weekly Update 4/1-4/5

Hello 4th grade parents! Happy April! Announcements ASPIRE testing begins Tuesday, April 9th – Friday, April 12th. Regular Tuesday 10 am mass will be moved to a TBD time in the afternoon, due to ASPIRE. Subjects Math My Group: This past week, we have moved into studying measurement, looking at the customary units of length, capacity, and weight, and also metric units of length, capacity, and mass. Conversions w
Read More

4M Weekly Update 3/18-3/22

Hello 4th grade parents and happy start of spring break!! Announcements 4th Quarter starts Monday, April 1st April Bday Dress Down – Wednesday, April 3rd Subjects Math My Group: This past week, we have finished up our study of fractions and took the chapter 20 test on Wednesday. All the kids did great and really showed their mastery of the concepts! I’m proud of their hard work. We have now moved into stu
Read More

Wilmette Catholic Family Survey

Fourth Grade parents are asked to please review yesterday’s letter from Mrs. Larkin regarding the upcoming football season. As incoming Middle School parents for the 2019-2020 school year, your feedback is needed as we plan ahead for the Wilmette Catholic fall season. If you have a current fourth grade student who is interested in playing football next year, please take a moment to complete this survey. Questio
Read More

4M Weekly Update 3/11-3/15

Hello 4th Grade Families and happy St. Patrick’s Day weekend! We so enjoyed having all the grandparents and “grand people” join us on Friday! Announcements Wednesday, March 20th is Bday Dress Down for March birthdays. Subjects Math My Group: This past week, we have worked very hard on mastering addition and subtraction of fractions. We are at the tail end of the chapter and will be looking to take t
Read More

4M Weekly Update 3/4-3/8

Hello 4th Grade Families! It was so nice to meet with all of you during conferences! I really enjoyed our conversations. Announcements Tuesday’s weekly mass is moved to Friday, March 15th, at 10am. Friday is also Grandparents/Special Person Day! We are looking forward to sharing our spaces with these guests! They are invited into our classrooms starting at 9am, and then mass shortly after that. Please see the n
Read More

4M Weekly Update 2/25-3/1

Hello 4th Grade Families! Announcements Next Tuesday’s weekly mass is moved to Wednesday, the 6th, to mark the beginning of the Lenten Season. It still remains at 10am. In connection to the Lenten mass, there is NO BOX TOP DRESS DOWN NEXT WEDNESDAY. Subjects Math My Group: This past week, we have worked hard on our exploration of fractions! I am so proud of the kids’ dedication to learning what can be tri
Read More

4M Weekly Update 2/18-2/22

Hello families! Hope you’ve been enjoying the weekend! Announcements No announcements for this upcoming week. Subjects Math My Group: This week we have begun exploring fractions! We are using model fraction pieces, playing smartboard games, and working in the book to learn about equivalency, simplest form, and more. Vocab words the kids should know are numerator, denominator, and simplest form, and equivalent. Next w
Read More

4M Weekly Update 2/11-2/15

I hope all of our families had a fantastic long weekend! Announcements Wednesday, Feb. 20th – February Bday Dress Down Math My Group: This past week we have finished our chapter of long division and took the test. The kids did great! We spent the last couple days of the week recapping long division strategies and going over the test to make sure our foundational knowledge of the concept was solid. This week we
Read More

4th Grade Weekly Update 2/4-2/8

Happy Friday! Announcements Next Tuesday (2/12), my class leads our all-school mass! Parents/families are welcome to join! Four readers were selected today – they should have brought home their red folder with the reading in it and should practice over the weekend. Thanks for supporting this. 🙂 Many others are leading petitions, bringing up the gifts, introducing songs, etc. Wednesday – FIELD TRIP TO ADLE
Read More

4M Update 11/21-11/25

Announcements: Catholic Schools Week next week! Kickoff starts Sunday with a 9:30am mass, followed by open house of classrooms and spaces at 10:30-12:30, and then open gym from 12:30-2pm. Students who wear their uniform to mass will receive a dress down pass from Ms. Barrett! Also, yesterday, I gave each student in my class a copy of the dress/theme “itinerary” for the week, so they will be prepared for each day. Ple
Read More

THANK YOU!

Hello! A HUGE thank you to all of the families that generously put together and brought in our faculty lunch last week! It was delicious and we so appreciate it. We have some crock pots and other cookware in the lounge, if the owners could come and pick them up at your earliest convenience, that would be great. Thank you again for such a wonderful feast! Ms. Miller, Ms. Sack, and the rest of the SFX faculty 🙂
Read More

4th Grade Weekly Update 1/7-1/11

Happy Friday 4th grade families and welcome back from our lovely Christmas break! This week we’ve gone “pedal to the metal” and today I could feel that both your kids and myself were quite exhausted from getting back into the swing of things! Thank goodness for the weekend! 😉 Announcements: CONSTRUCTION OF OUR NEW BUILDING IS FINALLY COMPLETE!! Hooray! There will be a parish-wide open house of the new spaces on Thurs
Read More

4th Grade Math Update

Week of 12.10.18 4 Carlson Greetings From The Wonderful World of Fourth Grade Math! We are working diligently on mastering the math skill of division. Our class has worked hard to divide two digits (and more) by one digit consistently and correctly with remainders and with re-grouping. We have also had practice with completing division word problems and dividing with multiples of 10, 100, and 1,000. Estimating has be
Read More

4th Grade Weekly Update 12/10-12/14

TGIF 4th Grade Families! Announcements: Follow the Star! – Thursday, Dec. 20th @ 12pm (1:45 dismissal). Families are welcome to join.   Subjects: Math Please see separate blog by Ms. Sack titled, “4th Grade Math Update,” which contains information about each math group. Reading We continue to study Non-Fiction, using the mentor text, Everything Weather (a National Geographic for Kids text). We
Read More

Six Flags Great America Read to Succeed Reading Program

Before we leave for winter break, your child will bring home a reading log from the Six Flags Read to Succeed Reading Program. This program is open to children in grades K-6. Any child who independently reads or is read to for 6 hours and completes the reading log will earn one free admission to Great America. Completed forms should be returned to the school library no later than February 15, 2019. A replacement read
Read More

SFX Alumna to Kickoff RED Campaign

We are happy to share that our RED campaign for the 2018-2019 school year will feature the theme “We are Changemakers.” The Respect Each Difference (RED) campaign, now in its 4th year, serves to help our students understand that our differences are to be celebrated and not judged. On Tuesday, December 18th, Erin Marie Nolan-Tella (pen name Erma Note and SFX’94) returns to Wilmette from her home in M
Read More

4th Grade News Week of 11/26 (Miller)

Happy Friday 4th Grade Families! Announcements: Next week, mass will be held at 10 am on Monday 12/3, instead of Tuesday, in celebration of our patron saint, St. Francis Xavier. Next Wednesday (12/5) is Box Top Dress Down day. Bring in 10 box tops or $1 and your child can be out of uniform. Please make sure that your child still dresses appropriately for the winter weather. SFX Open House next Tuesday (12/4), 8:30-10
Read More