Unity Day- today Saint James celebrates "Unity Day" by wearing orange and spreading the message of acceptance, inclusion, and kindness. This day is being celebrated by schools all over the country today.
Book Reports are expected to be completed by Friday. Your child will print their report at school but may be required to finish their "cover page" at home if it is not finished in class.
Music Test- students will be taking a music test on chorus lyrics of their Christmas Pageant song this Friday with Mrs. Oldham. They each have a copy of the lyrics and are expected to be able to write them.
Halloween Carnival Forms are due tomorrow. This is to pre-order tickets and Rita's. Both will also be available for sale at the carnival.
We still need more volunteers for the day of! Please sign up on the link above.
Students may wear appropriate costumes: no weapons, no excessive gore and blood, no wheels, and students must be able to see and sit comfortably in class. There is a Parade of Costumes immediately after the 8:00am bell.
All Saints Mass is next Thursday 10/29. Students should be dressed in their mass uniforms and bring PE clothes to change into.
We are headed to the Nursing Home next Friday 10/30 to Trick-or-Treat. Thank you to my parent drivers: Lane Miller, Lisa Ronco, Angie Sciarrino, Lisa Black, Stephanie Pena, Rhonda Quick and Lori Mendes.
Academic Areas of Focus this Week
Reading Genre: narrative nonfiction
Reading Skill: cause and effect
Vocabulary Strategy: context clues
Word Study: long E vowel sounds
Writing: book reports
Math: preparing for chapter 3 test
Science: Life Science
Social Studies: California Native Americans
Religion: God's Creation