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Week of 2.11.19

Hi 4S Families! Announcements   If the above ice bucket is yours, left from when the 4th grade parents hosted the faculty lunch, please come pick-up! Monday – February 18 – No School – PRESIDENT’S DAY Tuesday – February 19 – 4S to lead Mass Wednesday – February 20 – Birthday Dress Down Thursday – February 21 – Ch. 5 Northeast Test Math Mr. Carlson’
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Week of 02.08.19

Hi 4S Families! Announcements Wednesday – February 13 – 4th grade Field Trip to Adler Planetarium Thursday – February 14 – Happy Valentines Day Math Mr. Carlson’s Math Group: Greetings! We have just completed Chapter 11 encompassing long division and have now moved on to the understanding of fractions. We will be using math vocabulary terms that include numerator, denominator, whole numb
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4SACK 1.25.19

Hi 4S Families! Announcements Catholic Schools Week Monday – Pajama Day Tuesday – Rainbow Day/4th grade wear Blue Wednesday – Wild and Wacky Thursday – College Gear/Favorite Team Day Friday – Uniform with Green and Gold accessories Math Mr. Carlson’s Math Group: Greetings!     We have been working diligently on chapter 11 and made it through lesson 6 in the textbook.  The class has
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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 🙂
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Week of 01.14.18

Hi 4S Families! Announcements Monday – No School; MLK Wednesday – Math Ch 11 Test Thursday – Social Studies Northeast Region Test Math Mr. Carlson’s Math Group: We finished up the second quarter completing chapter 9. The class is now continuing with long division and moving into problems that include two digit divisors, dividing by multiples of ten, working with four or more digit dividends, a
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4th Grade Weekly Update 1/14-1/18

TGIF! Announcements: Q3 officially begins Tuesday, Jan. 22nd. Box Top dress down: Wednesday, Jan. 23rd. Parish-wide open house of the new spaces: Thursday, Jan. 24th, 4-8pm. Subjects: Math My group: Yesterday, my group took the Ch. 9 test. Next Tuesday, we will delve into our next chapter, which follows suit with division, however, now the problems involve two-digit divisors. It is crucial that your kids keep on top
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WEEK OF 01.07.19

Math Update Ms. Sack’s group – 4S Math TEST, Tuesday 1.15.19 We have worked hard to learn more about factors and multiples, so we keep it straight by remembering…Few Factors, Many Multiples. It can be tricky! We also learned more about Prime and Composite numbers. We used the “handshake” method to help us problem solve.  Ask your math student to demonstrate!  In addition, we learned how to fin
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01.07.19

Happy New Year 4S Families! Announcements Tuesday 1.15.19 – 4S Math Test Math Check out our new math blog:  4th Grade Math Update Science We have finished our first section of Science learning about our Solar System!  All students did very well with our in-class experiments and we have learned so much about our different planets.  The Science test was given yesterday and will be coming home next week once all s
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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
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Week of 12.10.18

Hi 4S Families! Announcements Wednesday December 19 – 4S Math Test Thursday December 20 – Follow The Star/1:45 Dismissal Math Check out our new math blog:  4th Grade Math Update Science We continue learning about our Solar System!  Each student has been assigned to a group with his/her “planet” to research.  This week, each group created a drawing of their planet, relative to size, and is disp
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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
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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
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Week in 4th grade (12/3-12/7)

TGIF 4th Grade Families! Announcements: December Birthday Dress Down next Wednesday, Dec. 12th. Theater Club Performance at Regina HS – Monday, Dec. 10th, 6pm-7pm Christmas Concert, grades 1-8 – Thursday, Dec. 13th, 6pm   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-F
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Week of 12.3.18

Hi 4S Families! Announcements Wednesday, December 12 – Birthday Dress Down Day Friday, December 14 – 4th Grade Christmas Shoppe Math Check out our new math blog:  4th Grade Math Update Science We continue learning about our Solar System!  Each student has been assigned to a group with his/her “planet” to research.  This week, each group created a drawing of their planet, relative to size, and
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Week of 11.27.18

Hi 4S Families! Announcements December 3, Pizza Day December 5, Box Top Dress Down Math Check out our new math blog:  4th Grade Math Update Science We continue learning about our Solar System!  Each student has been assigned their “planet” to research.  Ask your student what planet they received along with their partners!  Each week, a hands-0n experiment is conducted in class.  In addition, students comp
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Week of 11.12.18

Hi 4S Families!   Announcements Early Dismissal  – 12:00 noon M,T Parent-Teacher Conferences – 12:30-8:30 M,T   Math Check out our new math blog:  4th Grade Math Update   Science We continue learning about our Solar System!  This week, we learned about why/how the Earth orbits the Sun. Gravity, satellites, and ellipses were also discussed.  Each week, some type of hands-0n experiment will b
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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
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4th Grade News Week of 11/5

Hello 4th Grade Families! My apologies for the tardiness of this post! Announcements: November 13 – Blue Ribbon Celebratory Mass! Join us to celebrate our great achievement! Colleen Barrett will be showcasing the award that her and Colleen Larkin received in D.C last week. November 14 – Picture retake day Subjects: Math With our Ch. 5 test last Friday, we move into Ch. 6 this week, which teaches 2-digit and 3-digit b
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Week of 11.5.18

Hi 4th grade Parents! Announcements: November 13 – Blue Ribbon Celebratory Mass November 14 – Picture retake day   Math We continue learning how to multiply multiples up to 1,000.  We are using mental math to multiply multiples of 10, 100 and 1,000 by “tacking” on our zeros.  We will also be learning how to multiply two, three, four, and five digit numbers by one digit numbers.  Knowing m
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week of 10.29.18

Hi 4th grade Parents! Announcements: Pizza Day – Monday, November 5 CH 5 Math Test – Wednesday, November 7 Box Top Dress Down – Wednesday, November 7 Math We have new math groups!  Based on what your student scored on the Q2 Math Pretest placed them in their groups.  Just a reminder, ALL three math classes teach the same concepts; however, some classes may move a little faster than others.  Our CH 5
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4th-5th grade Battle of the Books

SFX students in grades 4-5 will have an opportunity to participate in Battle of the Books, a literary trivia game. This year we will play an interscholastic game with three other area schools, Roycemore, St. Joseph, and Chiaravalle. When we return from winter break, more information will be made available to students on how teams will be formed and how to earn a slot on the team but until that time, this is the list
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Week of 10/22 in 4th Grade

Happy Friday! We’ve had a great week in 4th grade. We are really getting into the Halloween (spooky) spirit as we’ve been putting the finishing touches on our door decorations and getting ready for the holiday next week! Announcements: Halloween Parade: Next Wednesday at 10am. Join us! The kids are more than welcome to dress in costume on Wednesday. If they would like to change into comfier clothes following the para
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Ms. Miller’s Group Math Test

Hi all, This post is for my math group (Ms. Miller) students only. The Ch. 4 math test will be this Friday, Oct. 26th. As a friendly reminder, please have your child practicing his or her multiplication and division facts each night to keep them fresh! Thank you. Ms. Miller
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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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