Weekly Updates

This week in class 4/16-4/20

Things to watch out for:

  • The Silent Auction has started! Go to www.32auctions.com/PSE2018. Create an account in less than 60 seconds and start bidding. Some items include teacher activities, gift cards from The League, Face to Face Spa, Adventure Kids Playcare, Waterloo Swimming,  Ultimate Eye Care kids sports glasses, Dart Em Up, Halina European Spa, Salata, Freebirds, Chipotle, Pure Barre, Urban Eat Drink, Infinite 8 Fitness, Omnibarre, Urban Air, Kristina Kirby Photography, Heartstring Photography, Smokey Mo’s, Kona Ice, and much more! You don’t want to miss it! (5th grade is offering a pizza lunch with the teachers!!)0d7a1b416c78f39cfcabf6c0a243cdce

  • Yearbook:
    Time is running out to order your 2017-2018 Sommer Yearbook.  Order now at www.balfour.com for delivery in May.

  • TA Carnival Committee is in great need for your time at Friday’s school carnival.  Please consider volunteering one hour to help our students enjoy this spring event and to ensure all games are available.  Here’s the SignUpGenius link:

Important Dates
4/19: Silent auction ends
4/20: Spring Carnival!
4/25: Spring individual photo forms due
4/26: Evening performance of Aladdin
5/2: Pearson Ranch campus visit
5/16: Science STAAR test

This Week We Are Learning:

Math: This week we are working on our mystery class projects. It like a global game of hide and seek where students will be using clues to try and locate a class somewhere else in the world. Students are calculating photoperiods (length of day) by using information on their location’s sunrise and sunset and comparing it to Austin’s sunrise and sunset and length of day. Students will use this information and what they know about the Earth’s rotation to try and narrow where in the world (latitude/longitude) they think their class is. There are also riddle clues that will help them narrow down their class’s country/state/city! Students will present their final guesses later this week.

Science: Last week we started learning about structures and functions of living organisms and how they help animals live and survive in their environment. We are continuing our discussion this week thinking about about plants’ structures and functions. Students will now create their own super plant!

Thank you!


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