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Manatee Elementary > Forester > Posts > September 4, 2013
September 4, 2013


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Math Test, 9/4/13

Parents, be sure to go over the classwork that came home today as a great preparation for our Topic 2, Addition Strategies test. Also, hopefully you have noticed a yellow sheet inside the yellow homework folder – it says Addition Strategies at the top. Ask your child to explain the Zero, One more, Two More, Doubles, Near Doubles, Make Ten Strategies (plan) to you. We have been working diligently on these strategies daily.


Edline Computer Grading info coming home, 9/4/13 – look for it in your child's silver folder. This will be your 'ticket' to keeping track of your child's grades so there will be no surprises when the first interim report comes home on Thursday, Sept. 19th.






Fall Food Drive


WHAT: 6th Annual Food 4 Thought Drive

WHEN: September 9th thru September 20th

WHERE: Manatee Elementary, look for signage in the lobby

WHY: To support the food pantries in our area.


Food Drive Bonus: This year students may use their donations to vote for what they would like to have as a class pet in the science lab.

Students can choose from a Beta Fish or Hermit Crab. Bring in the food so we can bring in a pet!


Items requested include:

Non-perishable foods

Basic hygiene items

Disposable diapers

Baby formula and baby food

Parents : You are to be commended on making sure your child gets his/her homework done each week so far this year. I am very impressed with your commitment to your child's success. It takes a team – I am proud to be a part of that team!




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