May 20 – May 24

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on May 19, 2019

Upcoming Events:

May 20 – Camp forms and money are due.

May 24 – Memorial Day Program at 9:30am, 5th grade wears blue.

May 27 – No school

May 30 and 31 – 5th grade camp –  Student drop off will be in the west parking lot at 9:00 Thursday morning. We will be back to school Friday at 2:00, again in the west parking lot, near the office. You may pick your child up at that time.

June 4 – Field Day

This week in the room:

Read – a – Loud – Johnny Tremain

Writing – persuasive essay

History –  A new government

Math and Science, see Mr. Karel’s blog:

http://ckarel.edublogs.org

 

May 13 – May 17

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on May 12, 2019

Upcoming Events:

 

May 14 – Eco System field trip 9-12:30 (A pizza lunch will be provided for the students.)

May 17 – 5th grade celebration – Please send in a baby or pre-school picture of your child for this event.

May 24 – Memorial Day Program at 9:30am

May 30 and 31 – 5th grade camp –  Student drop off will be in the west parking lot at 9:00 Thursday morning. We will be back to school Friday at 2:00, again in the west parking lot, near the office. You may pick your child up at that time.

June 4 – Field Day

This week in the room:

Read – a – Loud – Johnny Tremain

Writing – persuasive essay

History –  Compelling Question: Is Revolution Ever Justified? Test Thursday

Math and Science, see Mr. Karel’s blog:

http://ckarel.edublogs.org

Homework:

** Wednesday, review for Thursday’s history test!

Recommended homework time is 30 minutes 5 days a week. (reading or finishing math sheets)

Pirates and Vikings!!

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on May 6, 2019

For 5th grade ONLY (boys & girls)

Wednesday, May 8, 15, 22 & 29

8:00am – 8:40am

May 6 – May 10

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on May 5, 2019

Upcoming Events:

May 7 – Please vote – ANNUAL OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL

May 10 – Early release for students, 12:15

May 14 – Eco System field trip 9-12:30 (A pizza lunch will be provided for the students.)

May 17 – 5th grade celebration

May 24 – Memorial Day Program at 9:30am

May 30 and 31 – 5th grade camp

June 4 – Field Day

This week in the room:

Read – a – Loud – Johnny Tremain

Writing – Reading opinion mentor texts

History –  Compelling Question: Is Revolution Ever Justified?

Math and Science, see Mr. Karel’s blog:

http://ckarel.edublogs.org

Homework:

Recommended homework time is 30 minutes 5 days a week. (reading or finishing math sheets)

April 29 – May 5

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on April 28, 2019

Upcoming Events:

April 29 – Alward School featured at the Hudsonville Public School Art Show, from 5:30pm-7:30pm

May 7 – Please vote – ANNUAL OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL

May 10 – Early release, 12:15

May 17 – 5th grade celebration, A letter will be sent home Wednesday with details.

May 30 and 31 – 5th grade camp

This week in the room:

Read – a – Loud – Johnny Tremain

Reading – Information – People, events and places during our Revolutionary War time period.

Writing – Drafting information Google Slide presentation

History –  Compelling Question: Is Revolution Ever Justified?

Math and Science, see Mr. Karel’s blog:

http://ckarel.edublogs.org

Homework:

Recommended homework time is 30 minutes 5 days a week. (reading or finishing math sheets)

April 22 – April 26

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on April 21, 2019

Upcoming Events:

April 29 – Hudsonville Public School Art Show, from 5:30pm-7:30pm

MAY 7 – ANNUAL OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL

May 10 – Early release

May 17 – 5th grade celebration

May 30 and 31 – 5th grade camp


This week in the room:

Read – a – Loud – Johnny Tremain

Reading – Information – People, events and places during our Revolutionary War time period.

Writing – Gathering ideas, drafting

History –  Compelling Question: Is Revolution Ever Justified?

Math and Science, see Mr. Karel’s blog:

http://ckarel.edublogs.org

Homework:

Recommended homework time is 30 minutes 5 days a week. (reading or finishing math sheets)

April 15 – April 19

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on April 14, 2019

Upcoming Events:

April 16-18 – M-Step testing 

April 19 – Pizza lunch to celebrate the END of M-Step! Each student will be given 2 slices of pizza and a small bag of chips. They will need to bring their own drink.

May 17 – 5th grade celebration

May 30 and 31 – 5th grade camp


This week in the room:

Read – a – Loud – Johnny Tremain

Reading – Information – People, events and places during our Revolutionary War time period.

Writing – Gathering ideas

History –  Compelling Question: Is Revolution Ever Justified?

Math and Science, see Mr. Karel’s blog:

http://ckarel.edublogs.org

Homework:

Recommended homework time is 30 minutes 5 days a week. (reading or finishing math sheets)

April 8 – April 12

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on April 7, 2019

Upcoming Events:

April 9 – M-Step testing begins – M-Step information.

April 12 – Early Release

April 12 – School Carnival 5:30 – 8:30

This week in the room:

Read – a – Loud – Johnny Tremain

Reading – Information – People, events and places during our Revolutionary War time period.

Writing – Gathering ideas

History –  Compelling Question: How does conflict create change?

Math and Science, see Mr. Karel’s blog:

http://ckarel.edublogs.org

Homework:

Recommended homework time is 30 minutes 5 days a week. (reading or finishing math sheets)

March 25 – March 28

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on March 24, 2019

 

Upcoming Events:

March 28 – Soak Up a Good Book: Bring in a beach towel to read on!

March 29 – April 5 – Spring Break

April 9 – M-Step testing begins

April 12 – Early Release

April 12 – School Carnival 5:30 – 8:30

This week in the room:

Read – a – Loud –Johnny Tremain

Reading – M-Step prep

Writing – M-Step prep

History –  Compelling Question: How does conflict create change?

Math and Science, see Mr. Karel’s blog:

http://ckarel.edublogs.org

Homework:

I recommend that children work on Study Island until Spring Break. It would be good to alternate between Study Island and reading. Recommended homework time is 30 minutes 5 days a week.

March 18 – March 22

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on March 17, 2019

, to my students’ parents! Our class had 100% participation for Parent / Teacher Conferences!!

I had a wonderful time learning at the history conference in Washington D.C.! I was able to connect with the class Thursday from Mt. Vernon via FaceTime. Thank you Mrs. McClure for your help with this! I am excited to share what I saw and learned with the students!

Upcoming Events:

March 19 – Pick up Frandale Fundraiser orders. 3:00 – 4:30

March 20 – Middle school course selection sheets are due. Don’t forget a parent signature is needed on both sides.

March 29 – April 5 – Spring Break

April 9 – M-Step testing begins

April 12 – School Carnival 5:30 – 8:30

This week in the room:

Read – a – Loud –Johnny Tremain

Reading –M-Step prep

Writing – Sharing historical fiction stories and M-Step writing prep

History –  Compelling Question: How does conflict create change?

Math and Science, see Mr. Karel’s blog:

http://ckarel.edublogs.org

Homework:

I recommend that children work on Study Island until Spring Break. It would be good to alternate between Study Island and reading. Recommended homework time is 30 minutes 5 days a week.

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