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Hello. Welcome back to school. 2019-2020 is going to be an exciting year!  I am looking forward to being  a part of the St. Catherine's family.  I have been teaching for several years and I am looking forward to working with the students and families.  Please communicate with me anytime. Also, please realize I am doing my best but I am still learning the procedures of St. Catherine's School. I believe everything will come together smoothly and quickly.  See you on Wednesday 8/21/19

8/27/19
Reminder tomorrow is our Back to School night. I am looking forward to meeting everyone.
Homework update: this week has been review for most classes therefore, there has not been much homework. Students should be reading 15-20 minutes a night and practicing multiplication facts. 

9/16/19
Reminder: vocabulary test is Friday unit 2. Students should know definitions, synonyms, and antonyms.  Every 2 weeks is a new unit. First week is spelling second week vocabulary. 
Check agenda books for daily homework. Most weeks math is given Monday-Thursday. 
Also, students should be putting what color they were on in agenda. So far most days behavior has not been an issue. 
Quite a few tests this week: Tues. Reading,  Wed. English,  Thurs. Religion, and Fri. Vocab. 
As always, contact me with any questions/concerns

9/25/19
Tomorrow is a dress down day. Donate $1.00
Students were introduced to a few websites today. They should be able to get spelling/vocab words from Sadlier,  practice on Spelling city, practice math on IXL and study Religion on Flourish. 

10/3
Progress report papers went home today.  Updated grades are on Power school. Any questions/concerns please contact me. Overall, behavior is good but there are a few areas we need to improve.  There is time to improve grades. We will continue to work on different skills that will help us succeed.                                                                                                                                       
10/10
Early dismissal on Friday 10/11 no school Monday 10/14

10/28
Halloween party is Wednesday afternoon. Students can not wear costumes that day but can wear them Thursday 10/31. They can also bring treats to pass out.

11/14
Don't forget to sign up for parent/teacher conferences.

12/2
Santa shop Tuesday 12/3
3rd grade play Friday 12/6

12/16
Wow- the last week before winter break. This should be an exciting week. Monday we will have a visit from the Mother Mcauley choir.
Wednesday is the 4th grade Christmas party at 1:00. Friday early dismissal at 1:00.  Merry Christmas and happy new year to all!

1/3/2020
Happy New Year! School resumes Monday 1/6/2020

1/21/2020
I hope everyone enjoyed their 3 day weekend.
Early dismissal at 1:00 Friday- no after school care
Sunday- 9:00 mass followed by open house
1/27-1/31 Catholic Schools' week
spirit wear on Monday 1/27
dress down & no homework Tuesday 11/28
Assembly Thursday 11/30
Grandfriend day Friday 11/31

February 13 early dismissal 1:00  parent conferences by request
February 14 no school for students Happy Valentine's day
February 17 No school- enjoy!
Students are working hard on division, though some still struggling, we will continue to work on it. Please practice multiplication facts at home and division problems- together we can make a difference!

March 9- no school for students
March math madness will continue this week-students are introduced to some new concepts but not graded on this. This is to prepare them for the Aspire test and 5th grade.
Music Monday was a success and will resume next wMarcheek. 
This week we will be reviewing unit 1-12 for vocab and students will pick a word and create a poster (in class) about it. Friday they will take turns presenting their word.
Vocabulary parade

March 13, 2020

What a crazy week.  I am missing the students already. Please check Google classroom every day for assignments and instructions. I will be available between 8-3 everyday and also check emails/remind throughout the evening. Contact me with any questions. Good luck!
3/23
Hello all. I hope everyone is doing well. This is a link from Mr. Caffee  https://www.facebook.com/philcaffeemusic/  check it out.
I will be hosting a class meeting Thursday at 11:00. Hope to see all the students.  Students usually get comments on their work to what they got correct/incorrect.  I am hoping they complete their work daily but as long as it is in by the end of the week they will get credit.  Take care

Week of April 20th
I hope everyone is doing well. I miss my students but I am doing my best to communicate with them. I have scheduled zoom meetings each week to answer any questions and to give directions for projects. Students can request other meetings whenever they are struggling and need extra help. Please contact me anytime with questions/issues. This is an adjustment for all of us but we are in this together and will survive. I do expect them to complete as much work as possible daily but I know some days are harder than others.