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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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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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