Updated: Sept. 3, 2022

Dear 3rd grade families,

Remember to send in an item for our Coffee Fundraiser basket. If you have not done so already, please send in headphones or earbuds for Media.

If you would like your student to earn extra credit on their Scientific Method test (which came home this past Friday), they should correctly complete the Scientific Crossword worksheet in their purple folder. *Due this coming Tues, Sept. 6*

This coming week is a short one with Labor Day on Monday but we will still have our weekly tests in Language Arts and Spelling next Friday.

Focus: The words below appear in this week’s reading selection.
anxious adjective uneasy, worried, or fearful about what may happen
before adverb in front of
criticize verb to find fault with something
intended verb meant or planned to do something
pardon verb to free a person from punishment
seized verb grabbed or took hold by force

Focus: This week your child will spell words with
the /j/ and /s/ sounds and words with different
shades of meaning.
1. icy 6. gentle 11. bother
2. frigid 7. range 12. enrage
3. twice 8. city 13. germ
4. large 9. since 14. logic
5. massive 10. decent 15. agent
1. garbage 2. receive 3. acquire

Tests/ Assessments this next week:

Mon., 9/5- No school

Tues, 9/6: –

Wed., 9/7:-

Thurs., 9/8:

  • Map Skills Social Studies Test

Fri., 9/9:

  • Reading, English, and Spelling Tests Un. 1 Less. 3
  • Religion Ch. 2 Test


Upcoming School Info:

Mon., Sept. 5- No School

Thurs., Sept. 16- First Quarter Progress Reports

Fri., Sept. 16- Flu Health Heroes Flu Shots

Tues, Sept. 20- Individual Picture Day

Wed., Sept. 28- Coffee Basket item due

Fri., Oct. 7- End of First Quarter

EAGLE T-SHIRT DAYS: Sept. 6, Sept. 8, Sept. 20, Sept. 29 & Oct. 6.  Students must wear the dark green Eagle T with jeans, socks, and sneakers.  If it is a Monday or Thursday PE Day, they may wear it with PE shorts.


AR (Accelerated Reading)-

Students are required to read and take a minimum of 3 accelerated reader tests per quarter within his/ her reading level, striving for 80% accuracy. Your student’s reading level is listed at the back of their planner. Please encourage your child to read 25 minutes daily!


PE will be on Mondays and Thursdays. Please send your child to school on those days in their PE Uniform with sneakers. No jewelry except small post- style earrings on PE days!

Opportunity (Help) Sessions for 3rd graders are held on Tuesdays afternoons from 2:50-3:30 for students needing extra help with Math or Reading. Please email me or send a note in the planner if you’d like your child to attend.

Students must bring a water bottle (no larger than 2 ½ inch diameter) to school to be refilled daily.

We will be continuing to keep the classroom sanitized and clean our hands frequently throughout the day to help keep the germs away. Please keep your child home if he/ she is sick with a fever!

Each student will be allowed to utilize an iPad in class as a learning tool in the classroom throughout the year. Students will be expected to comply with the school wide rules and expectations for technology use.