Our Grade Five 'Moving Up'
Ceremony was an exciting event!
We are so proud of you boys and girls!
Congratulations to our graduates!!
Best of Luck!
Our 'Character Carnival' was a huge success!!
We thank all of our staff, parents and students
for bringing the 3'R's to life!
Go Smith Street!
Don't forget to read
As the summer approaches,
you can choose some new titles
and enjoy pleasurable reading!
Make your summer reading list
You were awesome today!
Our Fifth Grade Day of 'Awesomeness' was just that-
We are proud of our senior class!
Meatless Monday is an international campaign that encourages people to not eat meat on Mondays to improve their health and the health of the planet.
Meatless Monday is a non-profit initiative of The Monday Campaigns Inc. in association with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for a Livable Future. Meatless Monday was founded in 2003 by marketing professional Sid Lerner. The program follows the nutrition guidelines developed by the USDA. Meatless Monday is part of the Healthy Monday initiative. Healthy Monday encourages Americans to make healthier decisions at the start of every week. Other Healthy Monday campaigns include: The Kids Cook Monday, Monday 2000, Quit and Stay Quit Monday, Move it Monday, The Monday Mile, and others.
Meatless Monday focuses its initiative on Mondays for multiple reasons. Monday is typically the beginning of the work week, the day when individuals settle back into their weekly routine. Unhealthy habits that prevailed over the weekend can be forgotten and replaced by positive choices. A weekly reminder to restart healthy habits also encourages success. A 2009 trial published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine provided individuals with weekly health prompts and encouragement. Approximately two thirds of participants responded with improvements in their overall health, eating habits and physical activity levels.
We are so proud to
announce that our school
has earned 'Honorable Mention'
as a state school of character
Respect, Responsibility, Reflection!
Our award will be given to us at
a special ceremony in Troy, New York
on April 10, 2013!
Thought for the day:
'Be the change you want
to see in this world'
LESSON PLAN FOR AN A+ PARENT!
7 WAYS TO HELP YOUR CHILD ACHIEVE MASTERY!
1. Contact Teachers Often
2. Check that your child is reading at grade level
3. Understand the importance of 'downtime'
4. Analyze test scores
5. Stay on track for college
6. Don't trash-MATH-it is a brain booster!
7. Be a part of the learning community!
What about Homework?
Homework is important and will support
Discuss with your child how school was
during the day-
Provide a quiet space for completion of
Ensure children concentrate on homework tasks
DO YOU KNOW YOUR
LATIN ROOT WORDS?
LATIN ROOTS 2013
ARE YOU READY?
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT WORKING
WITH WORDS VISIT THE FOLLOWING
The common core standards for
content area subjects are available for
review by visiting the following website:
The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need …