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Welcome to 2020-2021 SFX Blogs

You have been subscribed to receive classroom news through our SFX blog system. Please note what this looks like, by grade, below: 1 – Kindergarten will use See Saw to share classroom news and updates this year across both the SJ and SFX campuses. Watch for an update here soon! 2 – Grades 1-4 will continue to share weekly updates and overviews through the SFX blog system. You are automatically subscribed
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4S week 12/e-learning 6.8.2020

Hello Fantastic 4S Families! Yes, we did it!  We made it through 3 months of e-learning, and you should ALL be so proud!  Congratulations to a stellar finish in 4th grade, and let me be the first to almost Welcome you to 5th grade!!!   Again, thank you to my wonderful 4S parents and students.  These past months of e-learning, you have shown that you can and will rise to any and all occasions.  I am so very proud of y
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4S Week 11 e-learning/6.1.2020

Hello Fantastic 4S Families! I hope everyone enjoyed our BEAutiful weekend weather!  Our SFX FIELD DAY is this Wednesday, June 3!!!  And, there will be no assignments due!   HAVE SO MUCH FUN 4S!!! Our last full week of  Zoom meetings are listed below.   Please use same ID/PW for all Zoom meetings. Monday: 9:00-11:00 – Differentiated Groups Monday: 11:00-12:00 – Ms. Sack’s Math, Only Tuesday: 9:00-11:00 &#
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4S Week 10 e-learning/May 26-29

Hello 4S Families! I hope you enjoyed a relaxing Memorial Day weekend!  Hang in there!  You all are doing great!!!  Less than three weeks to go of e-learning! Remember, I have added “office hours” in Zoom, to better help those who have questions.  My office hours are for you students, to log in and ask me questions pertaining to your weekly assignments.  And, bring your work with you!  I am here for you d
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4S TFK Quiz link

Hi All, Below is the quiz link for this week’s TFK! Thanks, Ms. Sack https://api.timeforkids.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/TG30417_Cover-Quiz-DG.pdf
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4S Bike Safety at SFX

Hi 4S students, Please know that it’s important to watch this video since we will not be having an in person bike safety day this year. Thanks for watching, Ms. Sack Bike Safety Presentation for 4th grade and up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HPM6nu8qi0&feature=youtu.be
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4S week of May 18

Hello 4S Families! This week, 4S will use one of my “office hours” from 10:00-11:00 on Wednesday, May 20 to present their Science/Art projects!   Mrs. Breen and I are looking forward to seeing everyone this Wednesday from 10:00-11:00!  Below is a shortened version of what I sent last week, so be prepared! Criteria for Grading Food Chains & Webs Science Project Overall understanding (Were the direction
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4S Week 8 of e-learning/5.11.2020

Hello 4S Families! THANK YOU ALL!  You families amaze me!  My heart was/is full when I finally got to see my 4th graders at the parade!  I miss you all so much!  Again, I am so very blessed to be a part of this wonderful SFX family! You mean the world to me!  You guys are RockStars!  This week, we will add one Zoom call across the 4th grade level, on Monday, May 11 from 12:15-1:15.  This is in collaboration with Ms.
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4th Grade Lunch Group

Hi, Fourth Grade/Ms. Sack parents!  Just a quick reminder that we will have a lunch group gathering again today, May 6th! Boys: 12:00-12:25pm Girls: 12:30-12:55pm Please join us using the Zoom link that I shared with you in yesterday’s email. Please let me know if you have any questions – I’m always available to you at laurenegan@sfx-school.org. Looking forward to it!
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Week 7 e-learning/5.4.2020

Hello 4S Families! Congratulations students!!!  You have hit it out of the park, Again!  I continue to be impressed with your effort and devotion to e-learning.  I am very grateful to all who have completed and submitted their work this past week!  You guys are RockStars!  Remember, I have added “office hours” in Zoom, to better help those who have questions.  My office hours are for you students, to log
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4S week 6 of e-learning/4.27.2020

Hello 4S Families! Congratulations students!!!  You have hit it out of the park, Again!  I continue to be impressed with your effort and devotion to e-learning.  I am very grateful to all who have completed and submitted their work this past week!  You guys are RockStars!  Remember, I have added “office hours” in Zoom, to better help those who have questions.  My office hours are for you students, to log
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4th-6th Grade Graphic Novel Book Club

Since we have been sheltering in place, I have been meeting with any interested 4th-6th grade students for a weekly Zoom book club. We have discussed a variety of books and next week we will be meeting on Friday, May 1 at 3:00 p.m. to discuss two graphic novels by Nathan Hale, who visited SFX last year. We will be discussing his new book, Major Impossible, as well as his book Underground Abductor. Both of these books
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Week of April 20 e-learning

e-learning week 5      Hello 4S Students and Families!  I hope you all enjoyed you Spring Break! We will continue e-learning LIVE on Zoom!  I am very excited about this so please be prepared.  I have emailed everything you need to bring to our Zoom  meetings, in order for you to be successful.  Please print what I have sent to your parents, and please bring all assigned materials to our meetings!  Thanks so much, Ms.
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4S Tuesday, April 8

WEDNESDAY REMINDERS!   MATH – This week, 4S math students should follow the guidelines set below.  We are now permitted to teach/assign new material! Please work carefully and contact me if you have ANY questions. I am always here for you daily.  Wednesday, April 8 – 6.1 Math in Focus Review LEARN section, pages 117-118 Complete TRY section, pages 119-121 Complete assigned EXTRA PRACTICE, 1-15 Review
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Week of April 6

e-learning week 4      Hello 4S Students and Families!  Beginning this week, we will be e-learning LIVE on Zoom!  I am very excited about this so please be prepared. I have emailed everything you need to bring to our Zoom call meetings, in order for you to be successful.  Please print what I have sent to your parents, and please bring all assigned materials to our meetings! Ms. Sack 4th Grade Specials Week of April 6
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Thursday, April 2 Assignments and Important Information!

Hello Everybody!  I hope you are all well! Important Info:  I have created Zoom calls for your students in the morning, and there are two time slots.  Some have been asked to join at 10:30; others are asked to join at 10:45.  Don’t worry we will all be laughing together!   This is a trial run for me to see how to best coordinate forthcoming student calls and assignments.  Next week, e-learning live Zoom calls b
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Wednesday, April 1 Assignments

MATH – This week, 4S math students should complete the following assignments on IXL.  This is a “Spring Spotlight Review” so all students should be very, very familiar with these skills.   WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1   IXL Spring Spotlight https://www.ixl.com Skill Review F.7 and submit Skill Review D.3 and submit LIT/LANG – All 4S students should print and review the assigned Grammar Review packet, and
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Tuesday, March 31 Assignments

MATH – This week, 4S math students should complete the following assignments on IXL.  This is a “Spring Spotlight Review” so all students should be very, very familiar with these skills.   TUESDAY, MARCH 31   IXL Spring Spotlight https://www.ixl.com Skill Review E.10 and submit Skill Review D.10 and submit   LIT/LANG – All 4S students should print and review the assigned Grammar Review pack
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SFX Spanish

Espanol Hello 4S Families, Below you will find our Spanish lessons for this week. You should complete two days worth of lessons each week.  You are free to choose what two days you would like to practice Spanish!  Parents please email:  spanish@sfx-school.org with any questions or concerns. Click below link! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YfpPvfQw2FTkD2jVO5pEZdTcBJiUiJXI/view?usp=sharing Enjoy! Ms. Sack  
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Week 3 e-learning/3.30.2020-4.2.2020

e-learning week 3      Hello 4S Students and Families,!  Here we go, week 3!  And, I am so proud of each of you!  I loved seeing ALL of you Friday, on Zoom! Looking forward to more ZoomSackChats!  I miss you, and I hope you are staying healthy and being safe. Now, go hug your parents and thank them 🙂  Below, you will find your assignments for March 30 – April 2, 2020. I will be setting up Zoom calls this week,
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4S Art/Week of 3.23.2020

4th Grade E-ART Assignment for 3/23-27/20 (optional) On March 6th 545 years ago Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (better known as simply Michelangelo) was born. Considered to be the greatest sculptor of all time, he was also a gifted artist in many other mediums. His paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel are a testimony to his other gifts and abilities. He once said “I saw the angel in the marble a
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Thursday, e-learning

4S THURSDAY, MARCH 26 ASSIGNMENTS MATH Thursday, March 26 – 4S math students should complete 7.4 reteach for this lesson – (Angles and Line Segments). This work should be independently completed by your student.  If you do not have access to a printer, then please number, date, and answer the questions in your math notebook.  In addition, I would like for all 4S math students to access their IXL account a
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Week of March 16-19, 2020

e-learning Hello 4S Families! During this unprecedented time, the fourth grade team will be posting our lessons for the upcoming week on Sunday evenings.   This week, your student will receive below assignments for Monday-Thursday.  Please email, text, or phone me if you have any questions (shelleysack@sfx-school.org). Stay healthy and be safe! MATH Currently, we are accessing IXL along with our Math in Focus Student
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Digital Technology Resource

Dear Fourth Grade Parents: This fall, St. Francis Xavier School hosted a presentation entitled Social Media, Technology and Mental Health. You can find a copy of this presentation here. This conversation led many to question when might be a good time for the introduction of technology, as all parents are probably hearing “When can I get a phone?!” Several fourth grade girls’ parents have requested a time to come toge
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