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!


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Go Cardinals!

Statehood of Illinois

We recently finished the chapter in social studies about how Illinois became a state.
Here are a few pictures of us playing the review game.  Did your studying pay off?

Young Authors

Two of our students got to attend the Nineteenth Annual Monroe-Randolph Young Authors' Conference Saturday, March 29, 2014.
During the conference, they got to meet Charley Hoce.  Hoce was the keynote speaker and is a published author.  Here are the girls showing off their autographed copies of his book.