Mrs. Morton, Mrs. Poulos, Mrs. Linker                                                     February 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 Resourcws

Lunch Menus

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


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/

             

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.



THANK YOU to all parents for helping with Math Homework.
X2, X3, X5 Final Test 10/27/17
X3 has begun by singing the products to the song "Row Row Row Your Boat".
X4 multiples are sung to "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star"
"I CAN, I WILL, WATCH ME!!!" So proud of my students' effort in Math!!
Math grades come from Mental Math, Graded Homework assignments, the Math Journal, NCDPI Tasks for each standard, and Mad Minutes Multiplication final tests.

Reading:
RTA passages are about to begin.  Encourage your child to always put his/her best effort into it.

*Please check

agendas and homework folders daily.

          
       IMPORTANT DATES!

Feb. 12- Animal Ambassadors Wildlife Presentation! 12:00 :)
Feb 15- Hornets Book Bus visits 1:00
Feb 22- Class pictures
Feb. 27 - Field trip to Albemarle Parks and Recreation and Rock Creek Park for lunch
March 19- 6:00 Kindergarten Registration

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-
  Poulos-Mark LaChette
                       February-
  Linker-
  Morton-
  Poulos-
                         March-
  Linker-
  Morton-
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                            April-
  Linker-
  Morton-
  Poulos-
                              May-
  Linker-
  Morton-
  Poulos-
    

Message from PTO:

Thank you for all of your help and donations for our biggest fundraiser of the year! It would not be possible without your help and donations!!! We love the children of Stanfield School and our goal is to serve them to the best of our ability making sure they have everything possible to have a great school year and an excellent school experience. Thank you again for all that you do!




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