Weekly Update

Hello All!

This past week, we had a great time celebrating Metric Week in class! We have a few activities carrying over into this week to continue our learning of the Metric System. One of the most popular activities was the Metric Olympics. The students participated in various Olympic events such as the Cotton Ball Shot-put, Paper Plate Discus, Straw Javelin Throw, and more. Each student had to estimate the distance, weight, capacity, or area involved in their event and then record the actual information after completing the event. The goal was to get your actual recorded information as close to your estimate as possible.

Today was our field trip to the Salt Marsh at Oyster Landing. We had a wonderful time thanks to the beautiful weather and views that the marsh provides! We observed various producers and consumers that inhabit the marsh land, performed water quality tests, and did our best not to loose any tennis shoes to the pluff mud! I will post pictures of our adventures next week!

I have a created a classroom Donor’s Choose project to benefit our students! The link is below! We are fortunate enough to have the help of a generous local philanthropic group, The Bunnell Foundation, who is matching all monetary donations made to GCSD schools. Thank you for all of the donations that we have already received!  https://www.donorschoose.org/we-teach/4895148 

The 4th years will have First Tee again this Thursday. Please make sure your child is wearing a collared shirt, khaki shorts/pants/skirt, and has a water bottle! Bring PE clothes to change into upon return as we have specials Thursday afternoon. Check out the pictures Mr. Jarod took from last weeks outing!

Dates to Note This Week:

Tuesday, October 17th: MMUN Family Meeting at 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 18th: MMUN Dollar Dress Day – Theme: Free Dress

Thursday, October 19th: First Tee for the 4th Years. Wear your collared shirt and bring a water bottle!

Thursday, October 19th: Literacy Night with Storyteller Natalie Daise 6:00- 7:00 p.m.  Plan to come as she is a treat to see!  Also, Dr. Hunt will be holding a Healthy SuperFoods talk.

Friday – Midway Fire Department will visit the school with all the trucks, bells, and whistles.  It will be a great educational visit.

Have a great week and thank you, as always, for your continued support of CMCS!


Ms. Sarah

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