Ms. Rini's Grade 5

Ascension School
Welcome Back! The 2018-2019 school year is about to start! 

Stay tuned for first week of school excitement! 
Until then, here is a quick look at some important dates! 

Sept. 6 - First day of school
Sept. 11 - Patriot Day; School Mass 
Sept. 13 - Back to School Night - 6pm
Sept. 18 - School Mass
Sept. 21 - Dress Down $2
Sept. 25 - No School (Teacher Religion Conference)
Sept. 28 - NED Show (Fun interactive variety show about friendship and anti-bullying, and trying your best!)

Here are some of the cool things we will be doing this September: 

ELA - Number the Stars by Lois Lowry *

Math - Decimals & Place Value

Social Studies - 5 Themes of Geography and early American civilizations

Science - Solar System

Religion - Jesus' good works

*We will also read about and reflect on the 17th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. 
Upcoming field trips that are in the works!:

Central Park Walking Tour (5 themes of geography study)

9/11 Museum Tour 

American Museum of Natural History (Hall of Americas - Aztecs, Mayas, Incas)

And that's just to start!