3rd Grade with Mrs. Renfroe

Mrs. Renfroe 1/20/20

We had lots of fun in science this past week! We created frost and made tornadoes in a bottle as part of our interactive weather unit. We also enjoyed our reading time with our 7th grade buddies! Our 3rd and 4th grade catch me jar winners are shown below. Both students were recognized for going above and beyond in the classroom. Well done! This week, we will be practicing the following skills: Science: We will wrap up our weather unit with a research project on...

January 20, 2020 Read more

Mrs. Renfroe 1/12/20

We started our first week back from break with a bang! Students jumped right back into routine and did great. We will continue to reinforce expectations and skills as we move forward. Scholastic is celebrating their 100th Anniversary this month. With every $10 family order, our class will receive 100 Extra Bonus Points! Our class code for ordering is V8KG9. All orders are due by January 30th. The points add up quickly, and students are loving the books we are able to get for our class...

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Mrs. Renfroe 1/5/20

Welcome back and Happy New Year! I hope everyone had an enjoyable winter break! I’m excited to see all the kiddos on Monday and hear all about their adventures! Thank you all so much for all the sweet gifts and Christmas cards before the break. I truly feel blessed to have such amazing students and parents this year! Our parties and movie field trip could not have happened without the support and help of our parent volunteers so thank you to everyone who chaperoned the field trip and/or...

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Mrs. Renfroe 12/16/19

I would like to congratulate both the 3rd and 4th grade classes for not only meeting their class testing goals, but exceeding them by quite a lot! Both classes worked incredibly hard and stayed focused throughout testing. I am in the process of meeting with each individual student to show them their score and give them a report to bring home. As promised, both classes will be going on the movie reward field trip this week. Third graders will go to the downtown Fallon Theater tomorrow...

December 16, 2019 Read more

Important Information!

Happy Saturday! Below is the sign up link for our class party that we will be having on Thursday the 19th. Quick reminder that 3rd grade will be going on their walking field trip on Monday! Please be sure to send your student to school on Monday with their signed permission slip and $5.00. They need to wear comfortable shoes and dress warm! It will be chilly that day.  4th grade will be going on their walking field trip on Tuesday the 17th. They will need to bring their signed...

December 14, 2019 Read more

Mrs. Renfroe 12/8/19

Time is flying and we have been busy in class! I have listed a few items of importance below. Please be sure to reach out to me with any questions you may have. ** MAPS testing for reading begins tomorrow! Please make sure your student gets lots of sleep this week and eats breakfast prior to coming to school. ** Winter weather is in full swing. We had lots of kids that were soaking wet last week from the rain and snow. I did let the 3rd grade students know that they may bring in an...

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Mrs. Renfroe 12/2/19

Welcome back! I hope everyone had a restful and enjoyable Fall break! We are still needing volunteers for our movie field trip!! Please check out our sign up link https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c44a9aa2ba5fc1-movie This week, we will be working on the following skills: Science: We will begin our unit on the force of magnetism by testing the magnetism of different objects and exploring magnetic poles. Writing:  Personal narratives are finally finished and ready for sharing!...

December 2, 2019 Read more

Happy Thanksgiving!

Dear 3rd and 4th grade families, There is no reading log homework over the Thanksgiving break. I hope you all have a wonderful, safe holiday with family and friends! Thank you for letting me be a part of your children’s lives. They are amazing! If you have a chance please take a look at our sign up genius link for our class field trip to the movie theater. We are still needing volunteers! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c44a9aa2ba5fc1-movie Shown below are pictures from our...

November 23, 2019 Read more

Movie Reward Field Trip

It’s about time again for students to take the mid-year MAPS test. Our 3rd and 4th graders will be taking the reading/language MAPS test the week of December 9th. We will be breaking the test up into 2 days and giving brain breaks throughout so students don’t feel overwhelmed. We’re hoping a few new test taking strategies will also help them do well on the test! We have pulled each student aside to show them their growth over the last year and to give them a goal to work towards for...

November 19, 2019 Read more

Mrs. Renfroe 11/18/19

A huge thank you to everyone that attended parent-teacher conferences! Our class catch me jar winner for 3rd grade is shown below. This student was recognized for going above and beyond in the classroom. Well done! This week, we will be working on the following skills: Science: Students will be completing a STEM activity tasking them to build a turkey trap after listening to the story How to Catch a Turkey. Writing:  We will be devoting 3 days this week to...

November 18, 2019 Read more