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Week of 4.15.19

Hello 4S Parents, Announcements: Friday, April 19 – Good Friday, No School Monday, April 22 – Easter Monday, No School Tuesday, April 23 – No School Wednesday, April 24 – No School Thursday, April 25 – School resumes Math 4 Carlsons Math: Greetings! We are finishing Chapter 21 working with mixed numbers and decimals, fractions and decimal equivalents, patterns, word problems, and order.
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Week of 4.8.19

Hello 4S Parents, Announcements Monday, April 15 – Aspire testing for those who missed any Tuesday, April 16 – Social Studies test, Southwest Region Tuesday, April 16 – Mass, 10am Thursday, April 18 – Holy Thursday Friday, April 19 – Good Friday, No School Monday, April 22 – Easter Monday, No School Math 4 Carlsons Math: Greetings! We will continue with Chapter 21 and decimals work
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Week of 4.1.19

Hello 4S Parents, Announcements April 8-12   No homework due to Aspire testing April 9-12   Aspire testing begins Math 4 Carlson Math: Greetings! With Aspire testing right around the corner and beginning Tuesday, April 9th we have been working hard with Chapter 21 and decimals. We are now more familiar with the tenths, hundredths, and thousandths places in regards to decimals. We are also familiar with writing mixed
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Week of March 18-22

Happy Spring Break 4S Parents! Announcements March 23-March 31  –  Spring Break! April 2 – 4S math test April 3 – Social Studies test, The Southeast Math 4 Carlson Math: Greetings! We have finished Chapter 20 -“Adding and Subtracting Fractions” as we took the chapter test yesterday and will begin Chapter 21 covering all aspects of decimals.When we return from break we will be supplementi
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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
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Week of March 11-15

Hi 4S Parents! Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!!! Math 4 Carlson Math: Greetings! We have advanced into the wonderful world of Chapter 20 titled “Adding and Subtracting Fractions” and have been tackling our next challenges. These have included adding and subtracting fractions with and mixed numbers with like denominators. We have just started working with adding fractions with unlike denominators and will
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Week of March 3-8

Hi 4S Parents! Announcements: March 13 – 4S math test Ch. 21 March 15 – Grandparents Day at SFX March 15 – MASS at 10am Math Mr. Carlson’s Math Group: Greetings! We have advanced into the wonderful world of Chapter 20 titled “Adding and Subtracting Fractions” and have been tackling our next challenges. These have included adding and subtracting fractions with and mixed numbers with
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Week of 2.25.19

Hi 4S Parents! Announcements: Wednesday, March 6 – Ash Wednesday Mass Wednesday, March 6 – NO Box Top Dress Down due to Mass Thursday, March 7 – Half Day – Parent Teacher Conferences Friday, March 8 – Half Day – Parent Teacher Conferences Friday, March 8 – Social Studies Ch. 6 Test Math Mr. Carlson’s Math Group: Greetings! We have just concluded Chapter 19 titled “
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Week of 2.19.19

Hi 4S Parents! Math      Mr. Carlson’s Math Group: Greetings: We are continuing to work on fractions in Chapter 19. This continues to entail tackling concepts that include equivalent fractions, simplest form, comparing fractions (greater/less than or equal to) improper fractions, mixed numbers, and word problems.To supplement our homework and further our understanding of fractions we will continue to work on ma
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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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