Monday, April 21, 2014


The St. Louis Cardinals "Doin' it Right" program is tomorrow!
Remember to wear your Cardinal red!

They are encouraging students to say no to drugs, stay in school, and participate in sports and stay fit.

In addition there is a decorating contest.  Here are a few photos of us getting ready for the visit.

our gym

gym during jazz band assembly

autographing a baseball

Stan the Man

decorating CDs that look like baseballs


Go Cards!

Our classroom door for decorating contest

pre-writing for our Cardinal essay contest


Chapter 10 Science Test is tomorrow!
Be sure to review the difference between physical and chemical changes.
Do you remember the difference between a mixture and a solution?
Here are a few photos of use working with a mixture of beans and macaroni.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Check the Take Home Folder!

Two important things are in the take-home folder tonight....

1.  Fourth quarter midterm grades!  Please sign envelope and return.
2.  Yellow note about our upcoming play!  Lots of important information!

Also - you should have received the classroom news for the week.
Remember it is also available online at:

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

More Experiments with Chemical Changes

getting supplies

vinegar, salt, penny...

scientist hard at work

making a salt and vinegar solution

science can be suprising

Yes!  My hypothesis was correct!

Chemical reaction overflow!

Science is fun

Wow!  Look at that chemical change!

Friday, April 11, 2014

April Student Council Report

April Student Council Report

We are having another can food drive for people in need. There will be bragging rights for the grade that brings the most cans.
Hats for Alopecai. That is where people can not grow hair. To support that, we will have a CRAZY hair or hat day.
  • Jump Rope for Heart Assembly is on April 17
  • Cards Assembly is on April 23

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Chemical Changes

In science we are studying Chemical and Physical Changes.
Here's a look at us in the lab experimenting with baking powder, water, and vinegar.

We love learning!

taking notes about what we observed
Scientists busy working

I'm watching a chemical reaction!

Do you see and hear bubbles?

Science is fun!

It overflowed!