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Week of November 16 – November 20

Mark your calendars for the following events at Roosevelt:

calendariconPlease note: Many classes are finishing PBL units and the presentation dates and times are listed if we’re given the information to post. Anyone is welcome to attend any PBL presentation and not just the ones in your child’s classroom. One of the requirements of PBL is to present to an outside audience so more audience members are always welcome.

Monday, November 16
Parent Coffee at 8:00am in Room 1. Come and enjoy a cup of coffee with other parents and Principal Girardi on Monday morning!   This is a very casual meeting so if you can only drop in for a few minutes, you’re still welcome to attend. Spanish translation is available for those that need it. If you have a younger child, you are welcome to bring him/her. Tell a friend!

Tuesday, November 17
Picture Make-up day. Students having their picture taken may wear free dress.

Grades 3-8 will take part in a program offered by Google called Google Expeditions. Students will have a virtual reality experience in the classroom thanks to Google. Be sure to ask your child what they were able to see – the pyramids of Egypt?, the Great Barrier Reef? the surface of Mars?, ancient ruins?

Book Fair begins! The book fair will be open at morning and lunch recess times. Come to our Kick-Off Event from 4:00pm – 7:00pm and enjoy cookies and hot chocolate! (If you can donate cookies for the event, please drop them off in the school office on Tuesday morning)

Wednesday, November 18
Literacy Workshop for Kindergarten & 1st grade

Book Fair! The book fair will be open at morning and lunch recess times and again from 2:00-3:30pm.

Thursday, November 19
2nd Grade – Rooms 23 & 24 PBL Science Presentation at 8:15am – What events change the earth very slowly?
What events change the earth quickly?

Book Fair! The book fair will be open at morning and lunch recess times and again from 2:00-3:30pm.

Friday, November 20
Rooms 16 & 17 PBL Presentation at 8:15am & 9:10am – “Medieval Ages” – Were the Dark Ages Really Dark?

1st Grade “Thankful Feast” at 11:00am

5th grade – Rooms 11 & 13 at 8:30am –  Colonies PBL presentation- Why would the colonists sacrifice everything & risk their lives to immigrate to the New World? & How can we understand the development of this new nation through different perspectives?

4th grade – Rooms 2, 3 & 10 Goldrush Presentations at 8:30am – “Gold Rush” – How did the Gold Rush impact the economy and population of California?
Last Day of the Book Fair! The book fair will be open at morning and lunch recess times.

Important Dates…
November 23 & 24 – Parent/Teacher Conferences – No School (Please check and see if your child’s teacher has sent home a Parent/Teacher Conference appointment time
November 25 – 27 – Thanksgiving Holiday – No School
November 30 – Student of the Month Assemblies
November 30 – PTA Meeting at 6:00pm in Room 14
December 1 – Reading Fair Pizza & Prep Night at 6:00pm in the Cafeteria
December 3 – All Kinders on Early Bird schedule for teacher PBL training
December 4 – iSing concert in the cafeteria at 2:30pm
December 7 – SPARK Night
December 9 – WinterFest – Rooms 5 & 20, 23 & 8, 28 & 19, 27 & 17 at 5:30pm
December 9 – WinterFest – Rooms 13 & 30, 6 & 18, 24 & 9, 6a, 4 & 16 at 7:00pm
December 10 – WinterFest – Rooms 29 & 11, 22 & 10, 21 & 2, 3 & 26 at 6:00pm

“Like” us on Facebook…
We’ve been posting a lot more content on our school’s Facebook page so be sure to “Like” the Roosevelt page to get school and district updates and pictures from the classrooms in your news feed. www.facebook.com/RooseveltElementarySchool

If you’ve liked our page but are not seeing any updates in your timeline, you need to start liking or commenting on occasional posts to have them show in your timeline regularly. You can also click on the “Liked” box and in the pull down menu select “Get Notifications”.

Have a great week!



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