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Friday, February 23rd

Happy Vacation

Hello Families,

I hope you are all enjoying a relaxing break.  Your child has been participating for the past two weeks in the Carry the Torch Reading Challenge.  

Today is the day I need to email the Malcolm Mitchell team our minutes.  

Please tally your TOTAL minutes of reading for the WHOLE challenge and email me TODAY ASAP. 
jquinn@longmeadow.k12.ma.us 

The challenge ends today at 3 so if they are still reading today just add today's future minutes and send me the totals. 

 I am so impressed with your commitment.  
You make me proud every day.  I know we have a medalist in our class.  

To me you are ALL CHAMPIONS!!!

Looking forward to hearing from you all today!!



The Carry the Torch for Literacy Closing Ceremonies/Medal Winners Announcement are Sunday, February 25.
 The Medal Winners will be announced from "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" Author Jeff Kinney's Bookstore "An Unlikely Story," during the Launch Party of the new edition of Malcolm's book, "The Magician's Hat."
Malcolm will be announcing the winners himself and you can see it happen on Facebook. Stay tuned for details on specific time. Hopefully, this is an added incentive to get our kids reading more and Going for the Gold! 

Weeklys Signed for Monday after break

Homeroom: CLASSROOM WISH LIST>>>> Expo Markers 

Ongoing collections: Box Tops: Double C.C. this month, Tabs for Ronald Macdonald House


_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Optional Essay Contest due March 10th: Breaking Barriers

Scholastic News
Password: cleareyes

Reading: Jackie Robinson find an example of a famous Black American who demonstrates one of the following values...  Justice     Persistence     Teamwork


Read/Gather articles on your debatable issue

Hint.... Start a NEW Google Doc of Sites 

Possible Sources   Debatable Topics    http://fairfieldschools.org/schools/jen/activity/5th-grade-argument-debate-topics/

NewsELA  NEWSELA  Class Code

How to Join Newsela with a Class Link See page 2 for How to Join Newsela with a Class Code newsela.com/join/#/W7TRR6 


Math:  Unit 5: Decimals and Division D 13 & 14 to practice
        
Typing: Typing Link

Science:  

Word Study: 
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Memory Book Link and Information: Click link for details

PTO Website: Click the link to check out the new and updated School events

Center School Directory password: Cardinal