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 CCSD KidsTalk link  until April 15th: KidsTalk is a video that students create independently modeled after TED Talks and it is a competition.  Last year’s winners presented at the CCSD preplanning in-service.



Dear Parents,         End of Grade Milestones are just around the corner, and many children have test anxiety even though they may not show it. In order to help ease their anxiety and make them feel more confident and comfortable before the test, please send in 5 small notes of encouragement (one for each day […]

The New Deal Programs Postcard


This week we are finishing up our research writing project on historical people of the 1920s and 1930s by creating a Fakebook page.  It is BOTH a social studies grade and a grammar grade.  We are so proud of the students’ effort on this project. Next week, the students will briefly research 1 of the […]

Picture Day


Tuesday, March 29th is Picture Day.  Order forms went home in last week’s Thursday folder.  Make sure you bring these forms and money (if you want to purchase) on Tuesday. If you misplaced your child’s order form, you can order online at  Code is bshans16.

Author’s Night


Flyers have gone home for a month and students have been preparing for Author’s Night!  Next week is the night!  Woo hoo!  A note will go home Monday asking about your child attending.  Both Mrs. Parker and Mrs. Hester’s classes are presenting on Author’s Night, so it is important for the kiddos to attend.  Luckily, […]

Book Fair Volunteering


The sign up genius link for volunteering at the book fair on your blog.  Not all the parents are on the PTA Face Book where Media Center links are placed.  Thank you so much for all your help!    

Fakebook Research Info


Check the Social Studies page link on the right for all of the websites to use while researching the person you and your partner chose.  The students will choose one of the people listed below from the 1920s and 1930s to create a Fakebook page.  This page will show historical understanding of that person.   […]

Milestones Information & Practice Tests


Keep looking back at this section.  We will continually add new sites and information to reference as the weeks go on. StudyGuide_Gr5_s15GA-EOG_08-07 (online practice test)


Big Shanty Green Week! Big Shanty will recognize National Green Education Week March 14-18th Monday—Make a Difference Monday—bring a reusable water bottle—not a plastic bottle (like Dasani)–and get a homework pass Tuesday—Wear Your Green— either a green colored shirt or green-themed shirt. Teachers will be encouraged to lower the lights throughout the school in conservation […]


School News: **Please return completed Student Information form sent home in the large envelope last Thursday by Friday, March 11.  Thank you! *3rd quarter ends on March 15. *The Learning Commons is being genrefied!  If you’re able to come in to help, please click on link below:   3rd quarter Eagle Eye on Reading […]

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