Students are out of school on April 18th for a
Teacher Workday. Have fun and be safe.
ARMT (Alabama Reading and Math Test) will be on
Tuesday and Wednesday. (April 12th and 13th)
Spring Break is March 21-25, 2005. Have
fun and be safe!
Picture day is on Tuesday, February 22, 2005.
We are an EduHound Spotlight Classroom!
Mrs. Garrett's 5th Grade class website at
was chosen as an EduHound Spotlight Classroom of the Week! It was
featured in the Thursday, January
13, 2004, edition of EduHound Weekly -- and permanently on the classroom spotlight at
Parents, as of January 31st, you can open
lesson plans as a Word Document so it can be easily printed. I
hope to be able to put them in PDF form in the near future.
Make up day for bad weather is February
23rd. Students are out on the 18th of February. Teachers
will have an in-service day on the 18th of February.
Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday is on January
Report cards will go out on Friday, January
working on an experiment from a NASA site to perform and write
a research paper that contains the process skills of the scientific
method. At this time you
will only do the experiment (not a demonstration) and write the
research paper. No
display project yet.
-Research paper is due on January 18, 2005.
(At this time, it doesn’t have to be typed.)
You will present your work to the class. http://www.pcboe.net/pcis/quest2/ScientificResearchPaper/index.htm
Christmas holidays are fast approaching,
December 18, 2004-January 3, 2005. Teachers will be reporting on
Monday, January 3rd; however, students will be returning on January
4th. Have a safe and happy holidays!
We will have a guest speaker. Check out
his biographical information: http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/voss-ji.html
Don't forget that we are out on Veterans' Day,
November 11, 2004. I have some Veterans' Day links you may want
to visit. November 11
Check out the new links on this week's lesson
plans. November 8-12
New math test practices are available. Go
Red Ribbon Week: October 25th - 29th,
Safety Poster Contest entries are due on October
Report cards go out on the 15th.
Family Reading Night is October 19th at 6:30
Wednesday, October 20th is Parenting Day.
There will be workshops, a Red Cross Blood Drive (10-3), and
activities to observe.
School Pictures will be on October 21st.
|Pictures had to be rescheduled. I will let you know when I
find out the new date.|
|I have added a very important link from our
math series. Students will be given a user name and password to
access the student math book, individualized activities and tests, as
well as videos and other supplemental material for our math
|WalMart Project Insight. (September 13-November 13) This is
for any student with vision problems who does not have insurance or
Medicaid. If vision problems are detected after an initial eye
exam, Wal-Mart will supply frames and lenses to students at no
charge. Referrals may only be made through our school system
nurse, Sandy Gentry, by teachers or staff members.|
|Lion's Club Vision and Hearing Screenings (October TBA) The
Phenix City Lion's Club will conduct vision and hearing screenings
during the month of October for all fifth grade students at Phenix
City Intermediate School.|
|Scoliosis Screenings (October 18-22 tentative dates) for students in
fifth grade through 9th grade.|
|September 13th ICMM members.|
Writing Composition PowerPoint|
|Our first NASA Night will be September 14th starting at 6:30
P.M. Come visit!|
|Next week, check out our Math series Internet resources.|
|Congratulations to the first ICMM members!|
|Here is a list of the first nine weeks' spelling
|I've updated the page with links.|
|Please check out the online study guides that
I have made available for our math series.|
|Remember that the Labor Day holiday will be on September 6th.
|Registration for the 2004-2005 school year is on July 29 from 12:00-5:30 and July
30 from 7:30-12 P.M. at Phenix City Intermediate