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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Fifth/Sixth Grade - Mrs. Charles

Classroom News

11/12/18 - 11/16/18


Thanksgiving Dinner This Thursday, November 15, St. Nicholas Catholic School will be hosting our Annual Thanksgiving Dinner. Please come and enjoy a “Thanksgiving Feast” with us. Lunch will begin at 11:15 a.m. An adult guest price is $4.25 and child guest price is $2.75. If you plan to come please call the school office at (208) 436-6320 to let us know how much food to prepare. Please let us know by tomorrow, Wednesday, by 3:00 p.m. We also need volunteers to help, please let the office know if you can volunteer. Thank you!

No School for Teacher Inservice Days & Thanksgiving Break There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, November 19 – Friday, November 23. We hope you have a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving holiday.

The Veterans Day Program was fantastic. The students worked hard on their songs and it showed.  Everyone did a GREAT job.

The students have completed and turned in the written part of The Presidents Report.  The oral presentations will be done on November 14th and 15th.

If you have not signed up for the Seesaw app, please do so. The students have loaded their test scores from the past week onto the sight and are excited for you to see how they are doing on their tests.

Upcoming Events: Save The Date for our Annual CHRISTMAS CONCERT Date: Wednesday, December 19

Time: at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Wilson Theater on the Square in Rupert.

It starts at 7:00 p.m. and will be followed by a reception upstairs with cookies, coffee, and lemonade. Please plan to join us.

Tests and Quizzes for the Week


Tuesday:  Reading Logs due.

Wednesday: News Article due.


Friday:  Spelling, Vocabulary, Math, Social Studies Test


5th Grade Spelling Word List: 5.2.5

6th Grade Spelling Word List: 6.2.5

The spelling words are in the Classroom Document section of this page, and your child will have a copy of the words. Each student has a login and can practice the words using  Please help your child study the words every night. Students also take the spelling test on Results of the test can be seen on that website. With your child's login information, you can check the test results. Paper spelling tests do not go home.

Vocabulary Words

This week the Greek/Latin word is Scrib, Script.  Your child will have a copy of the words. As with the spelling words, your child has a login and can practice the words using  Students also take the vocabulary test in Results of the test can be seen on that website. With your child's login information, you can check the test results. Paper vocabulary test does not go home.

Reading/AR Goals/Reading Log

Please encourage your child to read for enjoyment. After reading a book in their reading range, make sure that they take an AR test. Each child will receive a milkshake of their choice after every 70 points made in AR tests.


Math assignments for this week are lessons 38, 39, and 40, for both grades. Assignments are randomly selected for grading. Those grades make up the Math Homework grade on report cards. Parents are encouraged to check all homework every night for correctness.

For graded homework assignments, students can redo any missed problems, turn the redo in with the original homework, and receive full credit for any problem correctly redone.

If your 5th-grade child forgot his/her math book, there is a PDF version in the Classroom Documents. Your child can find the day's lesson and do the work.

Unfortunately, the online link to the 6th-grade math textbook is no longer working. I no longer find the math book online when doing a Google search.


We are studying rocks and minerals in science this week. The students are working on determining what rocks and what minerals we have in this area.

Social Studies

We will continue our studies on  The American Revolution. Once again the students will be looking up the definitions of several words and writing them in their Social Studies notebook. We will be having a test over that past few chapters on Friday.


We are in the textbook now and learning about  The Chosen People this week.

I hope everyone has a WONDERFUL week this week. Please remember to keep our class and our school in your prayers.


Mrs. Charles


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