8/13/18

Curriculum Night! – We hope to see you this Thursday, August 162018, for our Curriculum Night! We hope everyone can make it for this very important night. We will be discussing the fourth grade curriculum and expectations. The event is scheduled to start at 6:00pm. We will start with an all-school introduction in the auditorium with Mr. Shy and then we will transition to the classrooms for our two sessions: 6:30-7:00pm and 7:00-7:30pm. See you then!

Salt Dough – This week students will be learning about California regions and we will be making topographical maps of California.  Please create this salt dough recipe at home and bring it in on Thursday.

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup salt
  • 3/4 cup water
  • Knead dough until ingredients come together.  The final product should be the consistency of playdough (do not overwater).

Important Dates

  • August 16, 2018 – Curriculum Night @ 6:00pm
  • September 3, 2018 – Labor Day (No School)
  • September 13-21, 2018 – Parent Teacher Conferences (Minimum Day)
  • September 21, 2018 – Last Day of 1st Quarter
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8/6/18

Fill The Prize Box – Please help us fill our classroom prize boxes.  We are looking for small toys that can be given out to our students as a reward.  Thank you for your support 🙂

Additional Supplies Wishlist – We are still in need of water bottles and individually packed snacks that we can use in case of emergency.

Nightly Homework – Please make sure your child is getting practice at home by doing their homework nightly. We do not assign much homework and expect every child to practice at home. Every night your child should:

  • Spend at least 30 minutes doing independent reading or Kidbiz3000
  • Complete nightly math practice

Curriculum Night! – Please mark on your calendar, Thursday, August 162018 is our Curriculum Night! We hope everyone can make it for this very important night. We will be discussing the fourth grade curriculum and expectations. The event is scheduled to start at 6:00pm.

Important Dates

  • August 16, 2018 – Curriculum Night @ 6:00pm
  • September 3, 2018 – Labor Day (No School)
  • September 13-21, 2018 – Parent Teacher Conferences (Minimum Day)
  • September 21, 2018 – Last Day of 1st Quarter

7/30/18

We had a fantastic first week of school and are excited to work with our new fourth grade classes. It was fun getting to know each other and we can already tell this is going to be a great year. We would like to give a shoutout to our families who were able to send in items on our wish list to share with others. Thank-you!!!

Weekly Newsletter – To help conserve resources, our weekly newsletters will ONLY be posted online.

The best way to be informed is to follow our site. Simply press the follow button on the right-hand corner and input your email address. You will then receive an update every time we post something new!

Wolf Canyon Informational Packet – Your child should have received a white packet from school on the first day of school. Please sign and return the packet ASAP. There are very important informational pieces we need for every student as we start the year.

Parent Information Academy – PLEASE join us this Wednesday, August 1 at 6:00 pm for our Parent Information Academy Night.  There will be 4 session times so you can attend more than one.  Academy sessions will include:

  • Visitor/Volunteer in-service (required for All Volunteers)
  • Campus Safety-Disaster Preparedness, Bullying/Cyberbullying, etc.
  • Gifted and Talented Education (GATE)
  • School Site Council (SSC) and English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC), Parent Handbook
  • Student Extracurricular Activities
  • Music Program Information – learn about the music program for all students, this year’s string orchestra program, and after school music clubs.
  • General School Information (for new families to Wolf Canyon)
  • Testing – What does it all mean?
  • Achieve 3000 and Imagine Learning – How you can help at home.
  • PTA – Who they are and how do I get involved?

Curriculum Night! – Please mark on your calendar, Wednesday, August 15, for our Curriculum Night! We hope everyone can make it for this very important night. We will be discussing the fourth grade curriculum and expectations. The event is scheduled to start at 6:00pm.

Important Dates

  • August 1, 2018 – Parent Information Academy Night @ 6:00pm
  • August 15, 2018 – Curriculum Night @ 6:00pm
  • September 3, 2018 – Labor Day (No School)
  • September 13-21, 2018 – Parent Teacher Conferences (Minimum Day)
  • September 21, 2018 – Last Day of 1st Quarter

7/23/18

Yay!  You have found your way to our little home on the internet. Please bookmark our site and visit often for the most updated news about 4th grade. The site will be updated every Monday with our 4th Grade Newsletter. We will not be sending home a paper version to save resources.

This will be where the teachers will post the latest information regarding curriculum, events, news, pictures, and more. We hope this site establishes a constant line of communication – any time and any where – to make this year the best year for your student. We appreciate your help in using this website frequently in keeping up with all of the news for the year and to help us in going green by saving paper. If you need any assistance or have any questions, please contact any of your student’s teachers. Thanks and happy browsing!

Please follow our site by providing your email on the follow button. You will get an email notification when we update the site!

Important Dates

  • August 1, 2018 – Parent Information Academy Night @ 6:00pm
  • August 15, 2018 – Curriculum Night @ 6:00pm
  • September 3, 2018 – Labor Day (No School)
  • September 13-21, 2018 – Parent Teacher Conferences (Minimum Day)
  • September 21, 2018 – Last Day of 1st Quarter

May 29, 2018

We have reached the final week and the final newsletter for this school year.  It went by so fast – we can’t believe this is the last week of school. We would like to take one quick moment to give a big thank-you to all our wonderful parents for their incredible support. We wish much success for your children in the 5th grade.

Thursday, May 31 will be the Wolf Canyon Barbeque.  Parents are welcome to come eat lunch with their child(ren).  Siblings are welcome but must be supervised as this is during our recess.

Friday, June 1 last day of school and 4th grade goes to the park.

CURRICULUM

  • End of year activities 🙂

IMPORTANT DATES

  • May 30 Chalkwalk
  • May 31 All School Picnic
  • June 1 Last Day of School!
  •  July 12 the school office opens
  • July 20 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Meet the Teacher Night
  • July 23 FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL (Minimum Day) Grades 1-6

5/21/18

Thursday, May 24 is our 4th Grade Play

Our family performance is 6:30 pm–7:30 pm.

Students should arrive at 6pm and report to Rms. 303 or 304.

The Auditorium will open at 6pm.

We will have snacks for sale.  All proceeds go back to help our 4th grade programs 🙂

Also, we will have 3 other performances throughout the school day.  If possible, please do not take your child out of school that day.

This week  We salute our TEACHERS, OFFICE PERSONNEL, CUSTODIANS, AIDES, CAFETERIA, NOON DUTY SUPERVISORS, BUS DRIVERS, YMCA/DASH, PSYCHOLOGIST,  MILITARY COUNSELOR, LANDSCAPE, COMPUTER TECHNICIAN, AND ADMINISTRATORS!!!

Furthermore, Wednesday May 23 Residency verification begins in the school office 8:00 am to 9:30 am and 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm with extended hours Tuesday, May 29 and Thursday, May 31 until 7:00 pm.  For details on what to bring click here Residency Verification for 2018-2019.  Students will NOT be placed on a class roster unless Residency has been verified.

Friday, May 25  Awards Assemblies 9:00 am K-2 and 10:00 am 3-6

Thursday, May 31 will be the Wolf Canyon Barbeque.  Parents are welcome to come eat lunch with their child(ren).  Siblings are welcome but must be supervised as this is during our recess.  We will be serving hamburgers and hot dogs.

 

CURRICULUM

  • This week we will prepare for our play 🙂

IMPORTANT DATES

  • May 21-25 Staff Appreciation Week!
  • May 23 Day of the Teacher
  • May 24 4th Grade Play @ 6:30 pm
  • May 28 No School! Memorial Day!
  • May 29 Volunteer Tea @ 6:30 pm
  • May 30 Chalkwalk
  • May 31 All School Picnic
  • June 1 Last Day of School!
  •  July 12 the school office opens
  • July 20 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Meet the Teacher Night
  • July 23 FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL (Minimum Day) Grades 1-6

5/7/18

State Wide CAASPP testing continues until Wednesday May 9 for 4th and 6th graders.  Your child will not have homework during the duration of the CAASPP test. Please make sure your child:

*Is at school everyday, on time
*Gets plenty of Rest
*Eats a healthy breakfast

We do have headphones at school, but we have found that students are more comfortable using their own ear buds/ headphones.  Please consider having your child bring their own for testing.
Also, Please note that the grade level testing schedule is linked to the blog.  Please check to insure your child will be at school on time, each day for testing.

 

Wednesday, May 23 is Day Of The Teacher.  We are looking for volunteers between 11:30 and 1:00pm with student supervision on the playground.  Please contact the school office if you are interested.

Residency verification will begin on May 23rd from  8:00 am to 9:30 am and 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm in the school office. Extended hours are on Tuesday, May 29 and Thursday, May 31 only until 7:00 pm. Please look for the pink flyer that will be going home with your student on Monday for more information. For details on what to bring click here Residency Verification for 2018-2019.  Students will NOT be placed on a class roster unless Residency has been verified.

Please save the date!  Thursday, May 31 will be the Wolf Canyon Barbeque.
Parents are welcome to come eat lunch with their child(ren).  Siblings are welcome but must be supervised as this is during our recess.  We will be serving hamburgers and hot dogs.  Hope to see you there!

CURRICULUM

  • Reading: Review reading comprehension skills
  • Math: Review Math
  • Writing: Review 3 Text Types (Informative, Narrative, & Opinion)
  • Social Studies: Review California history
  • Science: Review Review NGSS Curriculum

IMPORTANT DATES

  • May 1-9 CAASPP Testing
  • May 16 Final Lexile Level Set Test
  • May 21-25 Staff Appreciation Week!
  • May 23 Day of the Teacher
  • May 24 4th Grade Play @ 6:30 pm
  • May 28 No School! Memorial Day!
  • May 29 Volunteer Tea @ 6:30 pm
  • May 30 Chalkwalk
  • May 31 All School Picnic
  • June 1 Last Day of School!