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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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Towervale Event Coming to SFX

We are thrilled to announce that SFX will play host to an exciting Towervale event here on campus on Tuesday, March 10th. Towervale is an intriguing new book series by Patrick Carman that incorporates reading and video gaming. Carman is a well-respected children’s author and the Towervale event is interactive and promises to entice our most reluctant readers with the fusion of reading and gaming. The series is
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Spring Athletics

Middle School and 4th grade families with students participating in spring track or boys volleyball are reminded to review yesterday’s email from Athletic Director Rob Wennington with details regarding upcoming spring meeting and practice dates. Questions may be directed to robwennington@sfx-school.org.
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Week of 2.10.2020

Announcements: Monday, February 17 – NO SCHOOL Tuesday, February 18 – Mass 10am Wednesday, February 19 – Birthday Dress Down Celebration Friday, February 21 – Chicago Unit Test Math More Measurements!!!  We dove into weight and volume in customary units, this week.  We continue estimating, converting, and measuring with real world activities.  Each student has been given a packet that he/she w
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Week of 2.3.2020

Announcements: Tuesday, February 11 – Mass 10am Math We spent time recalling our prior knowledge when measuring and comparing length in meters and centimeters, lengths in feet and inches, converting hours to minutes, measuring volume in liters, and measuring mass in kilograms and grams.  WOW!  We had a lot of fun measuring  the width and length of our classroom, our hallways, and the height and width of our doo
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Week of 1.27.2020

Announcements: Monday, February 3 – 8th grade pizza day Tuesday, February 4 – Mass 10am Friday, February 7 – No School Math We have finished our chapter 4 test and most did very well.  Please see your students’ test!  We begin our next unit learning about Conversion of Measurements next week.  We will learn how to measure length, mass, weight, volume, and time in different units.  In addition,
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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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