Mrs. Morton, Mrs. Poulos, Mrs. Linker                                                     May 2018

 Third Grade News

Stanfield Elementary

julie.poulos@stanlycountyschools.org

karen.morton@stanlycountyschools.org

kim.linker@stanlycountyschools.org




Our Schedule 2017/2018

7:50-8:10 Homeroom/ Lockers and Bathroom

7:50-8:15 Homeroom/ Interventions

8:15-9:00 Wed.-Fri. AMP

9:00-10:30 First Period

10:30-12:00 Second Period   

12:00-12:30 Outside Recess

12:30,12:40 Mrs. Poulos lunch

12:35-1:05 Morton lunch     12:40-1:10 Linker lunch

1:00-2:45 Third Block         

2:45 dismiss

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The 90 minute Literacy Block may not be interrupted for any reason (except emergencies), therefore no bathroom break is given during this 90 minute session. This is a NC state law, not a Stanfield rule.  The other two blocks have specific designated bathroom times.

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Please be sure to wear TENNIS SHOES on PE days.

School Mission

iLearn

Increase Learner Engagement and Academic Rigor in a Nurturing environment.

School Vision

Stanfield Elementary School sets forth its mission to prepare students for lifelong learning and to produce citizens that can contribute to an emerging global society.



Parent Information Sites and Resources

Lunch Menus

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B0sXngaFGMmVblNDS2RLdmI0Ums

Adult lunch prices as of May 1st will be $3.75


Websites for Kids...

http://media.stanlycountyschools.org/Clever LoginStudent and Parent Portal Help










Storyline Online http://www.storylineonline.net/




Play Kids Games http://www.playkidsgames.com/



Math Fact Cafe http://www.mathfactcafe.com/






Cool Math 4 Kids http://www.coolmath4kids.com/

Learning Vocabulary Can Be Fun http://www.vocabulary.co.il/

National Geographic Kids http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/


CHECK IT OUT!!!!

"Through the Eyes of Your Child"/ Understood.com is a website designed to let you experience some learning disabilities common to children. If your child suffers from any disability this website is awesome! You can see first hand what it feels like to learn with the disability as well as strategies to help your child.

Go under the "Experience It" heading


https://www.understood.org

Dear Parents,


The safety of our students is our first priority at Stanfield School.  In assessing our current safety needs and to ensure all students and staff are safe while at school, all visitors, including parents, must come to the office when they arrive.  No one should go to any other area in the school for entrance.  All parents may drop off any supplies, lunchboxes, notes or other items in the office.  We will get those items to your child.  


Parents will not be allowed to walk students or items to classrooms.  Teachers must supervise students and begin the day without interruption.  Thank you, in advance, for your attention to this request.


If you have a scheduled conference, meeting or eating lunch with your child, please sign in at the office and wear your visitor sticker at all times while on campus.  All staff members will be addressing any visitor that is not wearing a sticker and ask them to report to the office.


Students are dismissed at 2:45 pm.  If your child is a car rider, please pick them up after the second bell rings. The first bell is to release bus riders to the bus parking lot.  If you walk in to get your child, please do not go past the double doors in the entry area.  A staff member will call for your child if you tell them at the door.  Grade level teachers will be on duty to watch each student leave with a custodial parent/guardian.  This is another way to keep our students safe.  


Thank you for your attention to these requests that provide our students and staff with a more secure school environment.  If you have any questions, please call the school office at 704-961-5800.


Mrs. Morton

Principal


             

Please Notice!!!
All Parents volunteering and /or going on a field trip responsible for groups of children must now have a background check completed through the county office.
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/
Pay your cafeteria account online here:


Free lunch forms here :

Apply online through LunchApplication.com for an easy, secure and private application.



          
       IMPORTANT DATES!

May 24- 3rd Math EOG
May 25- 3rd Reading EOG
May 28- holiday
June 1- Field trip to Oakboro Park
June 6- Field Day (Rescheduled date)
June 7- Awards Day3-5 is 10:00-11
Summer Camp dates for Reading
July 9- Aug 2- by invitation only


PLEASE SAVE!!!


Something to think about!
"WHY CAN'T I SKIP MY 20 MINUTES OF READING TONIGHT?" 
LET'S FIGURE IT OUT --- MATHEMATICALLY!

Student A reads 20 minutes five nights of every week;
Student B reads only 4 minutes a night...or not at all!

Step 1: Multiply minutes a night x 5 times each week.
Student A reads 20 min. x 5 times a week = 100 mins./week
Student B reads 4 minutes x 5 times a week = 20 minutes

Step 2: Multiply minutes a week x 4 weeks each month.
Student A reads 400 minutes a month.
Student B reads 80 minutes a month.

Step 3: Multiply minutes a month x 9 months/school year
Student A reads 3600 min. in a school year.
Student B reads 720 min. in a school year.

Student A practices reading the equivalent of ten whole school days a year.
Student B gets the equivalent of only two school days of reading practice.



By the end of 6th grade if Student A and Student B maintain
these same reading habits,
Student A will have read the equivalent of 60 whole school days
Student B will have read the equivalent of only 12 school days.
One would expect the gap of information retained will have widened considerably and so, undoubtedly, will school performance. How do you think Student B will feel about him/herself as a student?

Some questions to ponder:
Which student would you expect to read better?
Which student would you expect to know more?
Which student would you expect to write better?
Which student would you expect to have a better vocabulary?
Which student would you expect to be more successful in school....and in life?



Healthy Active Children Policy of NC
Local Wellness Policy
  1. Each LEA administering the National School Lunch Program must establish a Local Wellness Policy consistent with the requirements of Federal Regulation (7CFR210).
  2. To promote student health and reduce childhood obesity, Local Wellness Policies must include:
    1. Appropriate, evidence-based goals for nutrition promotion, nutrition education, physical activity and other school-based activities designed to promote student wellness, reduce childhood obesity and address child hunger.
    2. Nutrition guidelines for all foods and beverages available to students, sold or provided, on each school campus during the school day that are consistent with Federal regulations for school meal nutrition standards and the Smart Snacks in School nutrition standards.
    3. Policies for food and beverage marketing that restrict marketing and advertising to only those foods and beverages that meet Federal regulations for school meals nutrition standards and Smart Snacks in Schools nutrition standards.
    4. Permitted participation of families, students, representatives of the school nutrition program, teachers of Physical Education, school health professionals, the school board, school administrators and the public in the development, implementation and periodic review and update of the Local Wellness Policy.
    5. Communication to the public about the content implementation and evaluation of the Local Wellness Policy. 
    6. A plan for measuring implementation of the Local Wellness Policy, including designation of an LEA official, as outlined in Section 2(b), to maintain responsibility for Local Wellness Policy implementation, compliance and reporting to the public.
  3. Each LEA should periodically measure and assess progress with Local Wellness Policy implementation and make available to the public the extent to which schools are in compliance with the Local Wellness Policy, the extent to which the Local Wellness Policy compares to statutory requirements, and a description of the progress made in attaining the goals of the Local Wellness Policy.
                  Jesse Morton, Principal 
                     Phone:  704-961-5800
                     Fax:     704-961-5899
              Stanfield Elementary School
                101 W. Montgomery St.
                  Stanfield, NC 28163

     School Hours
                              Regular Days: 8am – 2:45pm
                               Early Release: 8am -11:35am


   Class Dojo- Behavior Management System 
Please download the free app on phone, computer, or i-pad.
Infractions and information sent to your phone daily.

Congratulations to the following 3rd grade students! 

                September
  Linker- Destiny Rushing
  Morton-Dayani Nunez
  Poulos- Leidy Perez
                    October
  Linker-Levi Cranford
  Morton-Colton Barrier
  Poulos-Zuriedy Quinto-Garcia
                    November
  LInker-Landon Huneycutt
  Morton-Lilly McClellan
  Poulos-Carlos Sanchez
                     December-
  Linker-Amity Whitley
  Morton-Shayne Nesbitt
  Poulos-Peyton Coan
                       January-
  Linker- Kimberly Goza
  Morton- Jacob Horne
  Poulos-Mark LaChette
                       February-
  Linker-Terrez Butler
  Morton-Alan Moya
  Poulos-Victor Osorio
                         March-
  Linker-Nolan Ball
  Morton-Caden Elliott
  Poulos-Aiden Kellett
                            April-
  Linker-Mallory Gibson
  Morton-Logan Molatch
  Poulos-Dessleyse Garcia
                              May-
  Linker-
  Morton-
  Poulos-
           

*Please check

agendas and homework folders daily.

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