Friday, January 11, 2019

Starting Term 3!

Thank you all for coming to Parent Conferences! It was such a pleasure to meet with each of you and celebrate your child's progress and set new goals.

Keyboarding starts on Monday. The students will enjoy this class each day for 10 weeks. Please make sure that your child is keeping up on understanding  fractions when they do their Aleks assignment. This time of the year is very busy during keyboarding. There is a lot to learn in a short amount of time. The children are eager learners which is wonderful!

I will be doing math tutoring on Tuesday morning at 8:00 am. Please email me if your child is planning on attending.

Just a reminder that the 4th Grade Science Fair will be on Monday, Feb. 11. Please have your child return their display board to school on Friday, Feb. 8.

If you have any Box Tops, PLEASE send them to school with your child. We are currently in 3rd place. Both Red and Blue classes are working together on collecting these box tops for the school.

We had the great opportunity to go to MMHS and enjoy watching the Utah Symphony last week! It was a fun opportunity for all of the 4th graders in the Nebo School District.

On Feb. 14, we will be having our Valentine's Class Parties! Please have your child decorate a Valentine box and make sure that their name is clearly printed on it so it can be easily seen.  Please make sure the opening to put Valentine's in is big enough for treats as well. Each student needs to bring a Valentine for EVERYONE in their class. Here are the list of name of students.


Claire C.



Thank you for all your support! It is a pleasure to be a part of Sage Creek Community. Please note that there will be no school on Monday, Jan. 21 for Martin Luther King Day!

Monday, December 31, 2018

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! I hope everyone has had a wonderful holiday break relaxing with family and friends! Thank you so very much for all your Christmas cards and thoughtful gifts!

School resumes on January 2nd and there is a lot going on!

First, SEP's or Parent Conferences will be on Thursday, January 10th. Ms. Zhang and I will be doing a few appointments after school on Wed. Jan. 9 as well. Mrs. Hansen will be sending out the link to sign up when we return back to school.

Since we are at the end of the term, I will not accept any late work or corrected tests after Friday, January 4th. The students will be receiving their Patterns and Sequence Unit Math Test on Wednesday, Jan. 2, so please have them correct it and return it by Friday. Report Cards will be sent home on Monday, January 7. Please ask your child to show you their report card that will be in their backpack on this day.

I will be doing Math Tutoring on Tuesday, January 8 at 8:00 a.m. Please email me if your child is interested in coming. We are starting our Fractions Unit.

Please remember that the 4th Grade Science Fair is on Feb. 11. You will need to confirm with me at SEP's if your child will be doing a Science Fair Project this year. It is highly encouraged, however, if they do not, they will be required to do an extra science project at school. If you commit to doing a science fair project, your child will receive a science fair display board at Parent Conferences.

Students will be receiving their new homework packet on Friday, Jan. 4. It will be due on Thursday, January 10 because students will not be in school on Friday, January 11. Since Thursday, Jan. 10 is Parent Conferences, I will have a sub that day while I am doing conferences. Since I have a sub on this day, I will be handing out the following week's homework packet on Wed. Jan. 9. This homework packet will be due on Friday, Jan. 18.

All 4th Graders will be starting Keyboarding Class on Jan. 14. They will be learning to type each day for 40 minutes and this class will be held for 10 weeks. Mrs. Williams is the Keyboarding teacher and does a fabulous job!

We also have the wonderful opportunity to go on a Field Trip to the Utah Symphony on Tues. Jan. 8. Students will be eating an early lunch at school and then going to Maple Mountain High School to watch the Utah Symphony perform. This is wonderful opportunity for the students. We ask that the students dress in nice clothes.

Please Mark On Your Calendar:

Jan. 8: Field Trip to MMHS for Utah Symphony (Nice Dress) Early lunch at the school
Jan. 10 and a few appointments on Jan. 9: Parent Conferences
Jan. 11: No School for Students: Teacher Work Day (District Development Day)
Jan. 14: Keyboarding Class Begins
Jan. 21: No School: Martin Luther King Day

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Science Fair!

The school 4th Grade Science Fair is coming up on February 11. This year will be a little different than in year’s past. For 4th grade students only, the Science Fair will be optional… HOWEVER, if your student chooses NOT to participate in the Science Fair, they will still have to participate in a different science project at school. 

Today, Dec. 18, your child will receive a Science Fair packet discussing the fair and what is involved. Please review the packet with your child. Science Fair Projects will be completed at home. On February 11 they will present their projects to judges, parents, and students at the school. Traditionally, the Science Fair is a fun learning experience for the students as they develop and present their projects. If they choose to participate, they can start preparing their project immediately (refer to their packet of information). If your child is planning on participating in the Science Fair, please let us know at the Parent Teacher Conferences on January 10 so that we can give them a presentation board on which they will display their project.

Thank you!

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Christmas Activities!

This is always such an exciting, high energetic time of the year as Christmas approaches!

Next Thursday, Dec. 20 Mrs. Crook's class is going to have a Cotton Candy Party and a class Read-a-Thon! Students are welcome to bring a favorite blanket, book, and stuffed animal to school. We will also be doing our Bingo Board Prizes that day.

Friday, Dec. 21, we will be having our Class Auction! Please remember that school is dismissed at 12:00 on this day.

The students took their Division Unit Test today. Please ask them to show you. They have it in their backpack. Please have them correct any missed problems and have them return it back to school before the Christmas Break.

The will be NO Tutoring next week. I will continue with early morning math tutoring after Christmas Break.

Students will receive homework this Friday. However, the homework packet will be due on Thursday, Dec. 20. There will be NO HOMEWORK during the Christmas Break! Enjoy... and have a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS!

The School Council Dress up days are:

Wednesday, Dec. 19: Facial Hair Day
Thursday, Dec. 20: Sports Day
Friday, Dec. 21: Christmas-y Attire

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Box Tops!

Please help Ms. Zhang and Mrs. Crook's classes win the Box Top competition. If you have any box tops, please send them to school with your child. Thank you!

Your child has recently read a biography book and completed a poster on their person they chose to study. Please ask your child who they read about and please print a small picture of the person. Don't print one any bigger than 4" x 5" as it needs to fit on their poster. I appreciate your help!

We are finishing up our Long Division unit in math. PLEASE make sure your child understands this. They have been practicing a lot. We are having a quiz tomorrow and a unit test next week. We will be starting our Sequencing and Patterns unit next.

Math tutoring will be next Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 8:00 am. Please email me if your child is coming!

Today we had the Living Planet Aquarium come and teach us about the Water Cycle and about animals found in Utah. The students saw a frog and a giant salamander. They also were able to touch two different types of snakes. (see photos below)

Please mark your calendar that we have a half day of school on Friday, Dec. 21. The students are excited for Christmas! We had fun singing along to Christmas music today.

Thank you for all your help and support!

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Class News!

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving Break! All of the students enjoyed making Turkey Apples to celebrate the holiday!

Now we are back and working hard. The students are learning long division. Please sit down with your child and make sure they can remember each of the steps to solve a long division problem. Also, please remember that each and every week there is an Aleks math homework assignment that is due by each Friday. There are a few students who are not completing this and it is essential practice to master the learning goals.

On this Friday's homework packet, there will be a timed test for division. Please time your child for 5 minutes and see how many problems they can complete. Please turn the paper over and time them for 5 minutes again to see if they can do better the second time. Also, on Friday's homework the students need to read 1 book from and take a quiz on it again. They are welcome to do more than one book as well. These reading minutes count for the home reading.

Next week I will have math tutoring on Tuesday morning at 8:00 am. Please email me if your child is interested in coming. I have had a ball with the students attending!

Last, next Thursday, we are having the Living Planet Aquarium come and do a Water assembly for the 4th grade. We are looking forward to learning more about the water cycle.

Thank you for your support. Please check SIS to keep updated on your child's grades. The second term will end shortly after the Christmas Break. This year is flying by.

Please mark your calendar:

Dec. 21: Half Day of School: Dismisses at 12:00pm / Enjoy your Christmas Break!
January 2nd: School Resumes

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving!

We just finished our 2 digit by 2 digit multiplication test. These tests were sent home today. Please have your child correct them and bring them back for a higher score. We will now be starting division.

Also, there will be no math tutoring next week. The next math tutoring will be on Wednesday, November 28. Please email me if your child is planning on attending.

Next week we will only be in school on Monday and Tuesday due to Thanksgiving Break. There will be no homework sent for next week! I hope everyone can relax and enjoy their time with family and friends. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!