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Week of 1.20.2020

Announcements: January 27 – 31, Catholic Schools Week Monday, January 27 – Q3 begins Thursday, January 30 – Math Test Ch. 4 Friday, January 31 – Midwest Social Studies Test Friday, January 31 – All School Mass, 10am Math How are fractions and decimals related!?  Ask your fourth grader!  We continue learning more about tenths and hundredths…located to the right of a decimal with the
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Week of 1.13.2020

Announcements: Monday, January 20 – No School Tuesday, January 21 – Mass 10am Wednesday, January 22 – January Birthday Dress Down Celebration Friday, January 24 – Family Hearts are due Monday, January 27 – 3rd Quarter begins Math Ask your student what they learned to measure this week in class!  They now understand the concept of measuring in centimeters then changing to millimeters!  In
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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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Week of 1.6.2020

WELCOME TO 2020 Announcements: Tuesday, January 14 – Mass, 10am Wednesday, January 15 – Adler Planetarium Field Trip Friday, January 17 – The Solar System Science Test   Math How are fractions and decimals related?  Chapter 4 helps us to understand!  We are currently learning about tenths and hundredths…located to the right of a decimal.  Your students will gain knowledge about comparing
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Week of 12.9.19

Hello 4S Parents, Announcements: Tuesday, December 17 – All School Mass – 10am Tuesday, December 17 – Christmas Concert – 6:00pm Wednesday, December 18 – Birthday Dress Down Celebration Thursday, December 19 – Chapter 3 Math Test Friday, December 20 – Follow The Star – 12:45 Friday, December 20 – 1:45 Dismissal Math We have completed Chapter 3 and will be having o
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Week of 11.18.19

Hello 4S Parents, Announcements: *Please see attached note at the bottom! Monday, November 25 – 12pm dismissal Tuesday, November 26 – 12pm dismissal Wednesday, November 27-Friday, November 29 – NO SCHOOL Math We continue learning about fractions, both like and unlike.  See if you can help your student find fractions around your house.  For example, how many eggs are left in your egg carton of 12, ho
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Week of 11.4.19

Hello 4S Parents, Announcements: Monday, November 11 – Veterans Day Mass, 10am Thursday, November 14 – FUN RUN EVENT! Friday, November 15 –  Southeast Region Test 2 Friday, November 15 – Picture Make-Up Day Math We are learning so much about fractions!  We continue to work with like and unlike fractions, equivalent fractions, common numerators and denominators, how to compare and order fractio
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Week of 10.21.19

Hello 4S Parents, Announcements: Tuesday, October 29 – Mass, 10am Wednesday, October 30 – Math Test, Ch. 2 Thursday, October 31 – Halloween Parade, 10am   Math We continue learning and re-learning our math facts.  It is imperative that your student memorize all math facts up to the number 12!  After spending time on our real-world problems: multiplication and division, we are now learning how t
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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 10.7.19

Hello 4S Parents, Announcements: Monday, October 21 – Brier the Brave – wear your purple T-shirt! Tuesday, October 22 – Mass, 10am Wednesday, October 23 – Birthday Dress Down and Celebration Day Friday, October 25 – SS Southeast Region Test 1 Math We continue learning and re-learning our math facts.  It is imperative that your student memorize all math facts up to the number 12!  After s
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Week of 10.7.19

Hello 4S Parents, Announcements: Monday, October 14 – Columbus Day – No School Tuesday, October 15 – Mass, 10am Math What a week with math!  We have been very busy learning and re-learning our math facts.  It is imperative that your student memorize all math facts up to the number 12!  Next week, we will dive into real-world problems with more multiplication and division.  We are working with long d
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Week of 9.30.19

Hello 4S Parents, HAPPY HOMECOMING! Announcements: Monday, October 7 – 8th Grade Pizza Day Tuesday, October 8 – Mass 10am Math We have started Ch. 2 learning more about multiplication and division.  This is a long chapter that will take us through the month of October.  Students are reviewing multiplying by 1 and 2-digit numbers, dividing by 1-digit numbers, and working with remainders.  We then move into
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Week of 9.23.19

Hello 4S Parents, Announcements: Monday, September 30 – Picture Day Tuesday, October 1 – Mass 10am Wednesday, October 2 – 1:45pm Dismissal Friday, October 4 – Homecoming Pep Rally/Games at Howard Park Math WOW!  Thank you all for your interest, support, and commitment to our new math program, Math In Focus!  I am so proud of our class!  Almost all of 4S either scored 100% or an A on their test
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Week of 9.16.19

Hello 4S Parents, Thank you to all who came to BTSN!  Again, I am blessed to have such a wonderful group of students and parents!  And, know that I am here to help your children learn the necessary skills that will help guide them through fourth grade and beyond.  You can always reach me at shelleysack@sfx-school.org.  I look forward to working with you and making this a successful year for your children!  Just a rem
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Week of 9.9.19

Hello 4S Parents, Announcements: Congratulations to a wonderful Mass led by 4Sack and thank you to the parents who attended! Thursday, September 19 – Back To School Night Friday, September 20 – No School Math Welcome to our new math program, Math In Focus!  We have been learning more about place value, using our place value chips, while revisiting subtraction with many zeros, regrouping, real world proble
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Welcome to Fourth Grade!

Thank you for subscribing to Ms. Sack’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 you wi
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Week of 6.3.19

Hello 4S Parents, Announcements: Tuesday, June 11 – 4th grade picnic, 9:30-1:30 Wednesday, June 12 – Final School Mass, 12:45 Wednesday, June 12 – Dismissal, 1:45 Math 4 Carlson Math: We have finished Chapter 16 covering “plane figures” and took the test on Tuesday. Your wonderful fourth graders worked hard studying basic geometry including points, lines, line segments, rays, (measuring)
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Week of 5.28.19

Hello 4S Parents, Announcements: Tuesday, June 4 – Mass, 10am Wednesday, June 5 – Field Day Thursday, June 6 – 4th grade to Holocaust Museum Math 4 Carlson Math: Greetings!  We have finished Chapter 16 covering “plane figures”. Your wonderful fourth graders have worked hard studying points, lines, line segments, rays, (measuring) angles, quadrilaterals & other polygons, triangles, an
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Week of 5.20.19

Hello 4S Parents, Announcements: Monday, May 27 – MEMORIAL DAY, NO SCHOOL Tuesday, May 28 – Mass, 10am Wednesday, May 29 – May, June July Birthday Dress Down Wednesday, May 29 – Social Studies Test, Ch. 12   Math 4 Carlson Math: We have finished Chapter 12 covering customary and metric units and have now moved on to short lessons covering time, temperature, and geometry. We continue to su
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Week of 5.13.19

Hello 4S Parents, Announcements: Tuesday, May 21 – Mass, 10am Thursday, May 23 – Rosary 9th period, in classroom Math 4 Carlson Math: Greetings! We are finishing up with Chapter 12 covering measuring using customary and metric units. Our unit pre-test will be on Monday and the chapter test is scheduled for Tuesday. We have continued to supplement our homework and furthering our understanding of this chapt
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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 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
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Week of 4.29.19

Hello 4S Parents, Announcements: Monday, May 6 – Pizza Day Tuesday, May 7 – Mass, 10am Wednesday, May 8 – Box Top Dress Down Day Math 4 Carlsons Math: Greetings! We have progressed well through Chapter 22 covering rounding, the addition and subtraction of decimals, and word problems including decimals. We will continue to supplement our homework and furthering our understanding of this chapter toget
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Week of 9.9.19

Hello 4S Parents, Announcements: Congratulations to a wonderful Mass led by 4Sack and thank you to the parents who attended! Thursday, September 19 – Back To School Night Friday, September 20 – No School Math Welcome to our new math program, Math In Focus!  We have been learning more about place value, using our place value chips, while revisiting subtraction with many zeros, regrouping, real world proble
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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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