Newsletter: Week 13 of 37

December 2 - 6, 2013
   Thanks to all the parents I met with last week! It was great discussing progress of each student and setting goals for the rest of the year. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you would like to continue and of our conversations. Looking ahead, there is a lot of Christmas cheer coming up in the next few weeks. The season of advent is already upon us! Make it a great week, everyone!

Upcoming Events

  • Dec 03 - Crusader Chorale After School Rehearsal (3:10-4:10pm)
  • Dec 05 - Chorale Concert (6pm, Washington Square Mall)
  • Dec 06 - Wear West Hills Day! Show School Spirit! 
  • Dec 11 - Crusader Chorale Before School Rehearsal (7:30am)
  • Dec 13 - Crusader Chorale Before School Rehearsal (8am)
  • Dec 13 - Christmas Concert (8:30am and 7pm)
  • Dec 17 - Christmas Band Concert (7-8:30pm)
  • Dec 19 - Christmas Party! (2:10-2:50pm)
  • Dec 20-Jan 03 - No School (Christmas Break)
  • [more] - click to view calendar

Curriculum and Exams

  • Bible - Lesson 5: Joseph Forgives | Quiz 12/10: Lesson 5 & Genesis 50:20 (link)
  • Math - Chapter 3 (cont.) | Quiz Thursday: Chapter 3A
  • Science - Finish Space Unit | Due 12/3: Green Packet | Test 12/4: Space Unit | Due 12/5: Planisphere signatures
  • Social Studies [Mrs. Proulx] - Egypt Unit (cont.) | Introducing the Egypt Trading Card Research Project
  • Reading - Finish sample book report for Pigsty in class | Begin reading aloud Treasure of the Hidden Tomb by Ted Hardy
  • Writing - Complete Booklice paragraph in class | Continue working on book reports
  • Spelling - Unit 10 core words: length, speed, machine, information, except | Tests given weekly
  • Grammar - Verbs Unit (cont.)
  • Music [Mrs. Brumley] - Lyric Quiz #2 Monday | See below for details about the Christmas Concert and Chorale

Christmas Concert and Crusader Chorale

The students have their second lyric quiz on Monday the 2nd. Please be sure to study! As for the rest of the week, on the 3rd the Three Kings and background girls practice during morning recess, Chorale girls during lunch recess, and Chorale after school rehearsal from 3:10-4:10pm. On the 4th, Chorale boys practice during lunch recess. On the 5th, Chorale Extra practice during lunch recess, 5th grade combo during Music class, and 6pm performance at Washington Square Mall! On the 8th, 12:55 performance at Wheel to Walk event at the Portland Sheraton. More details on the Music website.
Short version:
12/2 Monday - 5th grades & 6M Lyric Quiz #2
12/3 Tuesday- 6J Lyric Quiz #2
12/3 Tuesday- Chorale & 7/8 Ens. AFTER SCHOOL 3:00-4:10 in Auditorium
12/5 Thursday- Chorale & 7/8 Ens. Washington Square Performance 6:00pm
12/8 Sunday- Chorale & 7/8 Wheel to Walk Performance
12/11 Wed.- Chorale in Auditorium 7:30am BEFORE SCHOOL
12/13 Friday- 5th & 6th Christmas Concert 7:00pm (6:45 Call/ 6:30 Chorale)
12/17 Tues- Band Concert 7:00pm

Person of the Week

Noah Lammers!

Other School-wide Events

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Teacher Contact

Mr. Riedl | | 503-609-0109 |
Mrs. Proulx | visit her website | 503-977-5488 |

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