8th grade Projects

Mrs. Renfroe 5/18/19

Greetings Bighorns! We had another busy week! Students completed the last of their SBAC tests this week. We will be finishing up classroom assessments this upcoming week. 4th grade students will be taking their MAPS test for reading on Tuesday the 21st. 3rd grade students will take theirs on Wednesday the 29th.  Both 3rd and 4th grade classes have been working hard to earn a trip to Maverick. They have reached their goal and both classes will be going on Thursday, May 23rd. 4th grade will be...

May 18, 2019 Read more

Mrs. Renfroe 5/13/19

Happy Monday! We begin our final two days of SBAC testing tomorrow. Please make sure your student gets plenty of rest tonight and tomorrow. Students completed an escape room last week and had to use reading and writing techniques they had previously learned in order to complete each level. Our 3rd grade and 4th grade winning teams are shown below. Well done to both groups! 3rd grade 4th grade Our 4th grade catch me jar winner this week was recognized for going above and beyond...

May 13, 2019 Read more

Mrs. Renfroe 5/5/19

Hello! Last week was busy and full of changes. The kids and I have found our groove and ended our week with a treat and fun discussion on what we are all looking forward to in the next few weeks. Students worked with practice testing sites last week to better prepare for the upcoming tests. I have included key dates and information below. We have a few more spots left on our sign up genius. Please check it out if you have a chance: ...

May 5, 2019 Read more

Mrs. Renfroe Important Info 4/30/19

Greetings 3rd grade families! I wanted to update you on a few changes and important dates coming up. First, Mrs. Luyt left a few days early and I fully took over her class yesterday. You should have received an email through Infinite Campus about the change. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to administration. Students will be presenting their projects tomorrow, May 1st at 2:00 p.m. in the lunch room. All are invited to attend. The students have been...

April 30, 2019 Read more

Mrs. Luyt’s Weekly Update 4/22-4/25/19

  My last day in the classroom will be on May 2. My family and I are moving to Phoenix, Arizona for my husband’s job, and our house sold much quicker than we anticipated. Mrs. Renfroe has been in my classroom the last couple of weeks to get to know the students and she will take over my classroom permanently on May 6th. I will miss all of the students and I want to thank you for your support.  Some important Dates:May 2: Last Latin/Greek Test of the yearMay 7-8: SBAC ELA testing 3rd...

April 25, 2019 Read more

Mrs. Luyt’s Weekly Update 4/15-4/18/19

My last day in the classroom will be on May 2. My family and I are moving to Phoenix, Arizona for my husband’s job, and our house sold much quicker than we anticipated. Mrs. Renfroe has been in my classroom the last couple of weeks to get to know the students and she will take over my classroom permanently on May 6th. I will miss all of the students and I want to thank you for your support.  Some important Dates:April 22: Introduce Last Latin/Greek Words of the year.April 25: Last...

April 18, 2019 Read more

Mrs. Luyt’s Weekly Update 4/8-4/11/19

Thank you to those of you who were able to make it to the student-led conferences on Friday, 4/12. If you were unable to make it, your child will be able to take home the materials on Monday and present it to you. Some important Dates:April 15: Introduce New Spelling High Frequency Words (3rd)April 18: Latin/Greek TestApril 22: Introduce Last Latin/Greek Words of the year.April 25: Last Spelling Test of the year on High Frequency Words (3rd)May 2: Last Latin/Greek Test of the yearMay 7-8:...

April 14, 2019 Read more

Mrs. Luyt’s Weekly Update: 3/25-3/28/19

Spring break is here! This year has flown by. Here are some important dates: April 1-4: Spring BreakApril 8: Introduce New Vocabulary (week 5/6) and Latin/Greek WordsApril 15: Introduce New Spelling High Frequency Words (3rd)April 18: Vocabulary and Latin/Greek TestApril 22: Introduce Last Vocabulary (week 7/8) and Latin/Greek Words of the year.April 25: Last Spelling Test of the year on High Frequency Words (3rd)May 2: Last Vocabulary and Latin/Greek Test of the yearMay 7-8: SBAC ELA...

March 29, 2019 Read more

Mrs. Luyt’s Weekly Update 4/18-4/21/19

Spring break is one week away! This year has flown by. We will not be introducing new vocabulary, Latin/Greek words, or Spelling until after the break. Here are some important dates: April 1-4: Spring BreakApril 8: Introduce New Vocabulary (week 5/6) and Latin/Greek WordsApril 15: Introduce New Spelling High Frequency Words (3rd)April 18: Vocabulary and Latin/Greek TestApril 22: Introduce Last Vocabulary (week 7/8) and Latin/Greek Words of the year.April 25: Last Spelling Test of the year...

March 22, 2019 Read more

Mrs. Luyt’s Weekly Update 3/11-3/14/19

3rd Grade Parents Students should be studying spelling, vocabulary, and Latin and Greek as part of their 20 minutes of reading homework. Reading: This past week, we reviewed theme and compared and contrasted different story elements of two stories in fiction texts. We will also introduced new spelling and Latin/Greek words. Next week, we will review inference/context clues and we will introduce poems. We will also have a spelling and Latin/Greek test on Thursday, 3/21. In addition,...

March 15, 2019 Read more