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Manatee Elementary > Mrs. Coffin's Webpage > Posts > September 27, 2011
September 27, 2011

Important Dates

Sept. 30 – gift Wrap/cookie Dough fundraiser begins (Ends 10/14)

Oct. 5 – Walk to School Day

Oct. 5 – 5th Grade Camp Informational Meeting

Oct. 7 – No School District Inservice Day.

Oct. 20 – Report Cards issued

Oct. 21 – Harvest Hoedown

Oct. 23-28 Red Ribbon Week

Nov. 1 – Award ceremony

Nov. 2 – Conference Night (I would like to hold student-lead conferences with all my homeroom students and at least one parent, if possibleJ)

BoxTops for Education

We continue to collect boxtops and 5th grade was fortunate enough to purchase megaphones to be used at Camp LaNoche with the funds received from this program. Please send in any that have been collected. Also, take two minutes and register on the BoxTops for Education website. It is very quick and easy and the school gets extra points for each email address that is registered. You can also sign up for contests that they hold periodically.

Reading Update

This week's story is Shiloh and the comprehension skill is Making Inferences. Our spelling words are compound words.The September reading goal should be completed by Friday 9/30. For October the goal is one biography and two non-fiction science books. Students should be selecting books close to their lexile levels to meet their goal. If they are not sure have them see me for a range.

Math Update

We are working on exponents and Order of Operations. There are several tutorials and practice activities on the website.The textbook is available on that sight as well.


5th Grade Camp Information Night

We will have a meeting in the cafeteria on Wed., October 5th at 5:00pm. Please make an effort to attend and learn all there is to know about our field trip to Camp LaNoche in March.



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