Class Announcements

5/23 - Grades

posted May 23, 2017, 4:40 AM by Mary Trexler   [ updated May 23, 2017, 10:37 AM ]

I have updated many of the grades given over the past month in Power School. I will be completing a notebook/binder/workbook check tomorrow (May 24) to get the rest of the classwork and homework grades. If work is done, grades will rise drastically. 

Please look over these with your child tonight to be sure work is completed:
  • Grammar Workshop: Lessons 35-37, 39 should all be completed. 
  • Social Studies: All Civil War notes should be completed in binder. 
  • Reading: Pages 213 -215, 217, 218  in blue Practice book (for "Lost City") should be completed. 
  • Math: Workbook pages 153-160 should be completed. 


posted May 22, 2017, 4:53 AM by Mary Trexler   [ updated May 22, 2017, 12:00 PM ]

Reading - Read "Sailing Home"
    Test Wednesday

English - study possessive pronouns

Spelling - words will go home tomorrow

Vocabulary - Unit 12 Flash Cards due Wednesday

Social Studies - Bottle Person research paper (AT HOME RESEARCH PROJECT) due June 5. 
    Research person who signed the Declaration of Independence (these were assigned). 7 questions to answer are on worksheet. Using the internet with parent supervision, answer these questions. The information you research will be turned into an essay. Due June 5. Essays will be graded on accuracy of information as well as spelling, grammar, capitalization and punctuation. 
    ** North VS South Quiz tomorrow (be able to sort terms into North VS South - generals, ironclads, nicknames, economies etc)


posted May 15, 2017, 11:47 AM by Mary Trexler

Religion: pp. 93-94

Spelling: three times each
Test Friday

Reading: Answer questions 1-4 on p. 534.  Restate the questions.

Math workbook p. 160.

Please note: ample class time was give to start (and in most cases finish) these assignments.


posted May 4, 2017, 1:44 PM by Mary Trexler

English: p. 164-167 in Grammar book  Due Friday.

Spelling: glue in words and study for test.

Vocabulary: workbook p. 112-115 due Friday

Math: workbook p. 156

Religion: p. 71-72 and 77-80

All assignments were started as classwork today.


posted May 3, 2017, 1:45 PM by Mary Trexler

Reading: Reader Response p. 501  1-4
                Workbook pp. 199-200 and 197 OR 198

Spelling: Syllable Breaks

Vocabulary: Workbook pp. 112-115 due FRIDAY

Science: First four vocabulary words on circulatory system in notebooks

Actors with speaking parts, please study your lines!


posted Apr 4, 2017, 3:18 PM by Mary Trexler


A letter went home this afternoon in your child's binder with important information regarding the next month or so. Please take a moment to read it this evening. 

Thank you.

3/23 - Research Paper

posted Mar 23, 2017, 10:53 AM by Mary Trexler   [ updated Mar 23, 2017, 11:05 AM ]


The culminating writing project in fourth grade is a research paper on an event from history chosen by the students. This project will be worked on in class, but there will be days when students will need to finish work at home. We will spend approximately 45 minutes to an hour on this project each day. I try to help each student individually, but there will be days when I have not gotten to everyone, and they will need your help! I ask that you please work with your child at home to check their work each night.

One reason I ask you to look over your child's work is so you can see the progression of their writing ability. If you see something that your child is having difficulty with (maybe they struggle with choosing appropriate punctuation, capitalization, or writing in complete sentences) please work with them to fix the mistakes at home, and bring it to my attention so I can give them additional practice during the school day.

I have uploaded a copy of their research paper packet here and under "Important Documents." If your son or daughter loses their packet, you will need to print a new one. This packet will be checked daily, but also needs to be turned in with their final paper. Without the completed packet at the end, they will not receive credit for any brainstorming or drafts.

This project will be completed by April 11. 

Please let me know if you have any questions.

3/22 - Third Quarter ends April 7

posted Mar 22, 2017, 6:22 AM by Mary Trexler


The third quarter will end on April 7. Please check Power School to find any assignments, quizzes or tests your son or daughter needs to make up. There will be three more Boost sessions (March 23, 30 and April 6) to finish any and all work. Any work (including tests and quizzes) that is not made up by April 7, will go in the gradebook as a 0%. 

Please let me know if you have any questions.
Thank you.

Second Quarter Parent/Teacher Conferences

posted Feb 15, 2017, 10:20 AM by Mary Trexler

If you would like a conference regarding second quarter report cards, please click here to sign up.

If you do not see a date that works for you, please send me an e-mail and we can work something out. 

Power School

posted Feb 10, 2017, 12:06 PM by Mary Trexler


Please take a few minutes to review your child's grades on Power School. They are updated to reflect all graded work during the first two weeks of the third quarter. If you have any questions, please send me an e-mail.

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