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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 5.6.19

Hello 4S Parents, Announcements: Tuesday, May 14 – Mass, 10am Thursday, May 16 – 2nd and 4th grade Bike Safety Math 4 Carlson Math: We have finished Chapter 22 and are moving on to measuring using customary and metric units. We will continue to supplement our homework and furthering our understanding of this chapter together with work on the board, working collaboratively, Math Jeopardy questions and inde
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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 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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