Blessed Trinity Catholic School

Mrs. Haynes


Updated: October 12, 2018

The students brought home many items this past week that need parent signatures and returned as soon as possible. Most of them have to do with HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK. A packet of papers including two permission slips and a food tasting form were sent home on Tuesday, Oct 9. The permission slips allow students to participate in physical activities that are a bit different from their usual PE class. Any student who doesn’t have the permission slip returned by the day of the activity WILL NOT be allowed to participate. They will attend the function and sit off to the side and have an assignment to complete. These activities are FREE, so no money needs to accompany the permission slip.

The Food Tasting form allows the student to sample different foods each day during lunch. In addition, they can wear shirts, socks, hair accessories, pins,… in the color of the day for the foods they are sampling. If they are not sampling a food that day, the student must wear the standard uniform. Here are the food items & the clothing colors:

Monday, Oct 22—dragon fruit—pink

Tuesday, Oct 23—asparagus—–green

Wednesday, Oct 24—plum—red

Thursday, Oct 25—eggplant—purple

Friday, Oct 26—papaya—orange

Please stick to these colors and not wear colors that are similar. For example don’t wear blue on the purple day or teal on the green day. Students wearing the wrong colors will call the office for the dress uniform to be brought to school.

Permission slips and payment for the 5th & 4th grade Walking Tour of Jacksonville field trip are due Wednesday, October 24th. I am able to take 5 chaperones on this trip. I already have 2 parents who have volunteered. The cost for chaperones is $15.00.

I am looking forward to meeting with all the parents during the conferences scheduled this Thursday & Friday. Please let me know if you need to change your scheduled time and I will do my best to find a convenient time that works for both of us.

School Events:

Monday, October 15 – Friday, October 19, 2018 —————Red Ribbon Week

Monday, October 15 ———————Health Awareness Posters are due, The theme is: “Kind is Cool” all students who turn in a poster receive a SNEAKER/BOOT day on Friday, October 26. The poster must be on standard sized poster board.

Thursday, October 18 and Friday, October 19, 2018 ———- Early Dismissals for Parent-Teacher conferences

Saturday, October 20 ————– Fall Fest

Monday, October 22-Friday, October 26, 2018 ————- Health Awareness Week

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 ————- First Quarter Awards after Mass

———— Payment & Permission slips are due for “Walking tour of



Upcoming Tests, Quizzes, and Projects:

Thursday, October 18, 2018 —————-Reading, “Hold the Flag High” TEST

————— Vocabulary, Unit 6 TEST

Friday, October 19, 2018 ——————- Math, Chapter 3 TEST

——————- Spelling, List #7 Irregular Plurals—armadillos, avocados, bailiffs, beliefs, buffalos, chefs, chiefs, desperadoes, dominoes, echoes, flamingos, loaves, measles, mosquitoes, ourselves, pants, pianos, quizzes, scissors, shelves, sheriffs, staffs, thieves, volcanoes, wharves

Accelerated Reader

Students will be required to read and take 3 Accelerated Reader (AR) Tests and corresponding Vocabulary Quizzes (if available…not every book has one) within his/her assigned reading level range, striving for 80% accuracy, each Quarter. Your child’s range is written in the back of his/her Planner. Reading levels will be adjusted throughout the year.  Three AR Tests with a minimum score of 80% are due at the end of each quarter.  Please encourage your child NOT to wait until the last-minute! Be sure to check out ` for book recommendations and AR levels.

Homework Policy:

— Neatly done and complete.

— If collected, the student’s name must be on the top right corner to receive full credit.

— If there is no name, there is no credit. Students are reminded to write their name before they turn anything in and it is the first direction given for tests.

— All Math homework is to be done in pencil, never in pen.

— A student will complete a Homework Notice for any assignment that receives a zero. This notice explains why the assignment received a zero and must be signed by a parent and returned the next day.  If the assignment is attached with the situation corrected, the student will receive 50% credit on that assignment instead of a zero.

Class Rules:

— Have all needed books, notebooks, spirals, and supplies at your desk for the portion of day because you will not be allowed to return to the cubby to get something.

— Respect all adults, faculty, staff, volunteers, and students. Speak kindly and treat each other as you want to be treated.

— Raise your hand to ask or answer a question.

— Pencils are to be sharpened at the beginning of the day OR during classwork time.

— Transition quietly from one subject to the next.

—- Remain in your sit. If you need to use the bathroom or get up for another reason, raise your hand to ask for permission.

Class Rules Violations: Any student choosing to not follow the above will complete a Behavior Notification Slip informing their parent of conduct for that day. This slip must be signed by a parent and returned the next day. An accumulation of these slips will affect the student’s conduct grade for the quarter.

— Verbal Warning

— Name in book

— Lose recess minutes

— Silent lunch and inform the assistant principal

Resource Schedule:

Monday————- Art

Tuesday ———— PE……..Students come to school dressed in their PE uniform and bring the school uniform.  They will change into the school uniform after lunch.

               ———— Spanish

Wednesday ——–Music

Thursday ———– PE ……….Students come to school dressed in their PE uniform and bring the school uniform.  They will change into the school uniform after lunch.

Friday————— Media & Technology …….This is taught as one class period block of time.


The following websites are available for additional practice:


Click on the book with our cover (purple)


Click on the Home button, then the purple box in the lower right

Social Studies:


Click on the Home button, then the purple box in the lower right