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Week of 10/15 in 4th Grade

Happy Friday! It’s been a great week in 4th grade. I hope you and your kids have enjoyed having the day off! Announcements: My class leads Mass next Tuesday, Oct. 23rd! Come one, come all to join us!   Subjects: Math – My group is moving towards the end of Chapter 4. We have been practicing multiplication and division. A friendly reminder that it is important for your child to be practicing their math fact
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Week of 10.15.18

Hi 4th grade Parents! Announcements: October 24 – Chapter 4 Math Test Math Our CH 4 test will be given on Wednesday, October 24.  We have been learning multiplication and division strategies along with their properties and rules.  Knowing math facts through the number 12 will greatly help your student on this upcoming test.  We have also learned how to divide larger numbers with and without remainders.  Ask you
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Week in 4th Grade

Happy Friday! It’s been a great week to be a 4th grader. We all thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Chicago History Museum! The kids were all smiles during and upon returning to school. They really learned a lot about their city! Thank you to the parents who volunteered to chaperone. Your service was much appreciated. Announcements: No school next Friday, Oct. 19th. Subjects: Math – My group had finished Chapte
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Week in 4th Grade

Hello and Happy (rainy) Friday! We’ve had a great week in 4th grade. Today, as I write this, we are all spruced up and looking sharp for Picture Day! Your kids all look adorable. Announcements: Chicago Historical Museum field trip next Thursday, Oct. 11th. Permission slips were sent home yesterday and need to be back no later than next Tuesday, Oct. 9th. We only need the bottom half and $11, either cash or a ch
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CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM FIELD TRIP

Hi 4th grade Parents, Ms. Miller’s class and Ms. Sack’s class will be going on our field trip to the Chicago History Museum October 11. Forms will be sent home with your student(s) tomorrow Thursday, October 4. Please return by this Friday, October 5. Also, if you would like to chaperone, please circle at the bottom of the field trip form. All chaperones must be Virtus trained prior to attending the field
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Hi 4th grade Parents! Announcements: October 1 – Pizza Day October 2 – 4S to lead Mass October 3 – Box Top Dress Down Day October 4 – 4S Math pretest October 5 – 4S CH 3 Math test October 5 – Picture Day October 11 – 4th grade field trip to Chicago History Museum; forms will be sent home next week. Math This is a long chapter! We are focussing on addition/subtraction properties, mental m
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Test Date Change

Hi 4th grade families! This message is for those whose child is in my math group. The math test has been moved from this Friday to next Tuesday.  Thank you! Ms. Molly Miller
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week of 9.4.18

Welcome to 4th grade 4S Parents! Announcements:  September 10 – Pizza day September 10 – CH 1 Math Test September 12 – Midwest Social Studies Test Math Our first math test will be given to all 4th grade students on Monday, September 10.  Students were given a pre-test in class on Friday where they answered each problem on their own then we reviewed as a class. I was pleased to see that the students
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Week of 8.27.18

Welcome to 4th grade 4S Parents! Announcements:  September 3 – No School  September 5 – BoxTop Dress Down Day What a wonderful, fun and kind (with lots of personality) the 4S team brings to SFX this year!  I have already had one student ask me, “Did they have tv’s back in your day, because they didn’t when my mom was little?”  We all had a great laugh!!  I look forward to getting t
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Your Class Blog Subscription

Thank you for subscribing to your child’s classroom blog for the 2018-2019 school year. Your subscription is now active and blog posts will automatically push to your email’s inbox the morning after any new posts are logged. You may also check blogs anytime on our website here. Please add office@sfx-school.org (blogs and Newsblast) and sfxschool@mail.vresp.com (SFX School News) to your contacts so that th
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5th Grade Summer Reading

Happy summer, rising 5th graders! Over the coming weeks, please take a moment to check the Summer Reading page of the school website for links to resources and information. In particular, make note of the required summer reading assignment that has been posted for students entering 5th grade this fall. Download the 5th grade summer reading assignment here, and the reading log here.
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Liesl Shurtliff and Mystery from Author Andrew Clements

As the school year is drawing to a close, our 3rd-5th grade students are getting very excited about Liesl Shurtliff’s visit to SFX this Friday. If your child would like their own personal copy of one of Liesl’s books, please fill out and complete the order form and return it to the office by Tuesday, June 5 along with a check made payable to the Book Stall. 20% from the sale of Mrs. Shurtliff’s book
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Athletics Registrations Due Wednesday

Dear 4th-7th Grade SFX Families, Athletic Registration for students entering 5th-8th grade during the 2018-2019 school year is due this week. Please return registration forms and fees to the school office no later than Wednesday, June 6th.  Both the Athletic Registration Form and the Athletic Permission Form must be on file before your child participates in sporting events at SFX. The Athletic Permission Form require
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Bike Safety Day

Bike Safety Day takes place tomorrow, June 4th at SFX! Fourth grade students will hear an informative presentation on Bike Safety. Second grade students should come to school with their bicycles and helmets tomorrow ready to take part in safety exercises in the school parking lot.
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Today’s Bike Safety Day Postponed

Today’s Bike Safety Day event in 2nd and 4th grades has been rescheduled due to the poor weather forecast. This event has now moved to Monday, June 4th. Please make a note of this new date on your calendar. Thank you!
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SOCIAL STUDIES TEST

All 4th grade teachers will be giving CHAPTER 12 & 13 SOCIAL STUDIES TEST on Tuesday June 5, 2018.
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“Look Ahead” Presentation

Thank you to the many 4th grade parents who joined us on May 22nd to learn more about what’s in store for our rising 5th graders this fall. Parents are invited to download a copy of this “Look Ahead” presentation here. Questions may be directed to christineelliott@sfx-school.org.
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Chapter 13 Math Tests

Our Chapter 13 Math tests will be on Tuesday, May 29. Students will have a pre-test in class at the end of this week.
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Look Ahead Night is Tomorrow

Parents of current 4th grade students are invited to join Mrs. Elliott, our Middle School Director, for a “Look Ahead” night tomorrow, May 22nd at 7pm in the Xavier Room. 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 h
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Week of 5.28.18

4S Parents Announcements: Welcome June! 6.5.18 – CH 12/13 Social Studies Test 6.6.18 – 4th grade Picnic @ Gillson Park 6.7.18 – Field Trip to FMSC Reading – We have wrapped up our Lemonade War series and Congratulations to our 3/4 graders on a Great job bringing in over $700 for our charities!  Our students were so proud of their Lemonade Stands and worked hard on their posters.  Thank you to
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Liesl Shurtliff Author Visit Order Form

As part of our upcoming spring book fair, which is taking place June 6th-8th at the SFX Library and the Book Stall, we will be hosting author Liesl Shurtliff here on Friday, June 8th. She will be speaking with our 3rd-5th grade students about her newest book, Grump. If your child would like an autographed book, please fill out the order form and return it to the library no later than June 5. A portion of the proceeds
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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 Tuesday, May 22nd at 7pm in the Xavier Room. 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
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Great America Read to Succeed Tickets

The tickets for the children who completed the Great America Read to Succeed Reading Club have arrived and will be sent home this week via your child’s classroom teacher. Please note the dates listed on the vouchers for the eligible time frame to use the free admission passes as they expire before the end of summer. If for some reason, the voucher doesn’t makes it way home, please don’t hesitate to
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3, 2, 1, Blast Off!

SFX 4th graders are invited to join us this summer for “3, 2, 1, Blast Off!” as we work together to map out the transition into Middle School. Students will review critical academic content while also practicing essential Middle School skills in order to become better readers, writers, mathematicians, and all-around students. We’ll devote 2 hours per day to Math and Language Arts, while also taking
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Little Free Library

As spring is now here and the weather is finally starting to feel spring-like, I would like to draw attention to our new Little Free Library. It popped up over the winter and is located in front of the school on Linden Avenue. Last school year, our then 3rd grade students (along with their fellow Poetry Pals partners from two other schools) created the tiles that make up the outside of the library. Much thanks to SFX
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