Ms. Planthaber's Fifth Grade

Congratulations to our October student of the month, Jaden Foster!

Welcome Back!

Please visit my website in order to stay updated with daily homework, reminders, and important upcoming events. I am thrilled to be a part of Gilbert Avenue Elementary for the 2018-19 school year! If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, feel free to email me at


*Please pack a healthy snack for your child everyday.

*We encourage your child to bring in Box Tops to help raise money.

*Use our online class code to place Scholastic orders: RKJ4B

*Second half of the Fifth Grade Fee ($40.00) due November 15th.


Take a look at what we are working on!

Reading: Students will be exploring non fiction texts and they will discover how they become more complex.

Social Studies: Students will be learning about the explorations of America.

Science: N/A

Spelling: Students will continue their spelling unit based on their academic level to prepare for their test on Tuesday 11/27 or Thursday 11/29.


11/13- GHSA Meeting 7:00pm

11/21- 1:00 Dismissal

11/21- Popcorn Sale Orders due

11/22 & 11/23 - No School: Happy Thanksgiving!!


Monday- Computer 11:00-11:45

P.E. 1:00-1:45

Tuesday- Health 11:00-11:30

Wednesday- World Language 11:00-11:45

Thursday- Media/Tech 11:00-11:30

Friday- Art 2:15-3:00