Archive for November, 2012

You Are Making A Difference!

A big thank you to all the parents and grandparents who have participated in our “Parents as Partners” Program by volunteering in classrooms, in the gym, on field trips, in gardens and playgrounds. This list includes those who have participated since the beginning of the school year, through Thanksgiving: Steve Donaldson, Betsy Kinney, Whitney Goler, […]

Shopping at Smiths will Earn Our School Money!!!

Please sign up with the Smith’s Earn & Learn Program.  Taos Charter School will periodically receive checks when you use your Smiths Rewards card at your regular purchases at the checkout.  You must register every school year so please use the barcode attached to the letter that will be sent home with your student this week to […]

Homework November (26-30) 2012

5th Grade Homework for November 12-16   Early Dismissal on Wednesday   Go to: to have your Story Town Reading Lesson read aloud to you.  Choose a theme number and then a lesson number.  You can find these in your Story Town reading book.    Share your Independent Project Packet with an adult at […]

Parenting Classes Available

Improving parent-child relations is the focus of a series of seven discussion sessions offered by Dr. Barbara Jones.  The discussions will be based in Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP), the most widely used parenting education program in the country.  Used for over twenty years, STEP encourages mutual respect between parent and child, increased cooperation, […]

Week of November 26, 2012

Welcome back from Thanksgiving.  We have four weeks until our Winter Break, so let’s make the most of them! This week we will start a new unit on Geometry, continue our unit on Ancient Rome, and finish up our fantasy genre.  Continue to read either your contract book (if you are not yet done) or […]

Homework Calendar for November 26 – December 7

I will be out of town for Thanksgiving, so I am posting this early! Have a great time with family and friends. Be ready to get back at it on Monday, November 26.   Homework Sheet 5 November 26 – December 7 2012  

Week of November 19, 2012

We have a very short school week due to the Thanksgiving holiday this week.  Remember that Wednesday is a half day with pick-up at noon.  For those of you taking the bus home that day, here’s the bus schedule:  Bus 24 will pick up at 11:00 am at school, Bus 14 will pick up at […]

November 19-21

5th Grade Homework for November 12-16   Early Dismissal on Wednesday Please help your child sell raffle tickets in order to raise funds for Math and Language tutors next year.  These tickets were sent home today (Monday 11/19) Go to: to have your Story Town Reading Lesson read aloud to you.  Choose a theme […]

5th Grade Homework November 12-16

5th Grade Homework for November 12-16   Parents are invited to next Tuesday’s book club.  Please bring a snack or drink to share with your group.      Monday 11/12 Tuesday 11/13 Wednesday 11/14 Thursday 11/15 Friday 11/16 Math Math Journal: Unit 5-6   Math Journal: Unit 5-7 Math Journal: Unit 5-8 Math Journal: Unit […]

Week of November 12, 2012

  This is our last full week before Thanksgiving break, so let’s make it a good one.  We have been working on some interesting topics lately, including learning about Ancient Rome (with the help of our art teacher, Anne, and Mr. Greywolf).  Also, we have been learning about the scientific method and how to ask […]