Archive for December, 2015

Atlanta Field Trip Reminder


The Fifth Grade is planning a field trip to Atlanta in May. The total cost for the trip will be $47.00 per student.  In order to reserve your child’s space on this trip, please return the permission form along with payment by Friday, March 25, 2016.  You may go ahead and make partial payments now, […]

Parker/Walstead Only- Holiday Party


Friday, December 18th, we will break routine and celebrate the upcoming winter holidays.  Make sure your child’s wrapped book is brought in by Wednesday for the book exchange (see info in previous post & note that went home awhile ago).  Parents, if you would like to stop by and join in the festive fun, feel […]

Reading, Writing, Social Studies


Reading The students have been learning the importance of text structure for paragraphs, chapters, and books.  Then, they looked for similarities & differences between two types of text while focusing on this text structure and generating questions about the text using this knowledge.  Some types of text organizational structure are: cause & effect, problem & solution, description, […]

Hester/Sender Homeroom Party Sign-Up Link


Good morning, Hester-Sender homeroom parents! Please see the attached link for our party sign-up. Thank you!!!  



5th grade will attend the Symphony next week.  Make sure your child’s Performing Arts permission slip has been turned in.  It is a free trip (donations were appreciated though).  Proper etiquette and attire are necessary.  Begin the conversation with your child about appropriate behavior in a symphony; we will have the same discussion in class. […]

Parker/Walstead’s Class Only


Book Exchange To go along with the festive fun on Friday, December 18th, our class is going to have a book exchange.  This is not meant to be any extra work for you!  Simply find a grade level appropriate book or two at home that your child has read and would like to exchange for […]

 Café Art Contest deadline for National Handwashing Week ends on Tuesday 12/8…


Top three posters will win a free ice cream and be entered into the County wide contest.  We love seeing your artwork so pull out those art supplies over the weekend and show us what you’ve got!   The café will be serving fresh Georgia grown broccoli for lunch on Tuesday.  This broccoli was grown […]

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