Welcome to 5th!!

Dear 5th Grade Parents,

Welcome to a new school year!  We are excited to get the ball rolling on a fun filled year of 5th grade activities!   Please read below to find out about volunteer needs, paying 5th grade activity fees, and a general description of the 5th grade activities.   **Don't forget to attend the 5th grade parent meeting on Thurs., August 24th from 3:30-4:30.

Sign up for a committee:

Click here to go to the volunteer sign up page and select the committee that you would like to help with. A description of each is at the bottom of this email.  Each committee will need 1-2 leads and committee members.   We would like to have our committees in place by August 25th.   Please sign up with your interest, and we will follow up with the final committee list and details on meeting.

Pay your activity fees:

The fee for 5th grade activities is $30 per student.  This covers the cost of a 5th grade t-shirt, a memory book, and 5th grade promotion.

Click here to be directed to the school pay link to pay your 5th grade activity fees online by September 1st.   You can also drop a check in the PTA box in the office in an envelope labeled "5th Grade Activities".

*** Committee Descriptions ***

Brownie Sales – Organize and obtain baked goods to sell at various  school events such as Open House, I Sing America, and Artapalooza (only at gallery night, not during the day). Perfect for a person who owns a bakery or has a connection to getting baked goods donated!

 Popsicles - Organize and sell popsicles in the park after school on given Fridays to help raise money for 5th grade activities.  Ice chests provided by Committee chairs 

 Community Service - Organize and run 2 service projects (ideas are collecting school supplies in the fall and Harvest Project in the spring)

 Pumpkin Patch - This is a fundraiser held at the carnival to sell pumpkins decorated by our 5th graders

 "I Sing America" - Coordinate with 5th Grade teachers and Music Teacher to help with music program

 Memory Book - Perfect for a graphic designer or someone creative and gifted with online photobooks and comfortable working with websites such as Tree ring.  Work with our 5th grade photographers on designing the 5th grade memory book.  Need someone on the committee to organize a drop box for parents to submit photos from K-5.   Every child gets a page in the book!

 Photography - Need a few experienced photographers to catch photos of our 5th graders at all events and work with Memory Book Chair

 Wizard of Oz Trial - Lawyers with a little extra time would have lots of fun with this!   Spend time with the kids practicing on courtroom order.   Trials take place in 3 courtrooms.

 Promotion – Organize and plan 5th Grade Promotion and Party including; Reserving facility, planning party details, and soliciting help from several 5th grade families to help make this extra special event a huge success for our kids.   

 T-Shirts – Collaborate with 5th grade students on designing and selecting/voting on a shirt theme.  Have shirt design submitted and shirts ordered for kids to wear the last Thursday in September.  5th graders get to wear this special shirt on the last Thursday of the month throughout the year!

We look forward to an amazing 5th grade year and we can't do this without your help!   We appreciate any time you can give.  If you have any questions, please email us at tigersfifth@gmail.com.

5th Grade Activities Chairs: 

Rhonda Rich, Erin Schulz and Christy Mixon


Click HERE to review frequently asked questions! Thanks!

5th Grade Memory Book

Please click here to see the 5th Grade Memory Book form that we need each student to fill out and submit. 


Hello 5th Grade Parents,

At the end of this school year, our 5th
-graders will receive a class Memory Book commemorating this school year, and special events and memories from Kindergarten through 4th grade. 

Get your pictures in the 5th Grade Memory Book! We welcome parents to submit photos for the Memory Book. Here are the types of photos we need to make the book special for your child.

  • Kindergarten school portrait/photo Please scan and submit your child's Kindergarten portrait. (Unfortunately electronic copies of the 2012-2013 yearbook portraits are unavailable). If you do not have a school portrait, submit a similar portrait type photo from the 2012-2013 school year. If you do not have access to a scanner or have questions about the Kindergarten portraits, please contact Amy Sweek at amysweek@gmail.com 
  • Kindergarten – 4th grade photos of Tanglewood events, clubs or your students and their friends and classmates just having fun, we would like to see them. We would love to include photos of our children’s Kindergarten feast (K and 3rd grade years), Storybook parades, plays, etc. 
  • 5th Grade photos - If you have great photos of our kids from this school year, we would love to see them, too. Our photographers cannot be everywhere. Help us get as many photos as possible to create a terrific book our 5th graders will want to have. 

Important: The deadline to submit the Kindergarten – 4th grade photos HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2018.

There are two ways you can submit photos.

Submit online by going to https://images.memoryebooks.com/login.  Please note, if it does not automatically log you into the site, enter username: 409883644.

  1. Browse to select the photo(s) you wish to upload.
  2. Important: Enter information about the photo and provide contact information in case the staff needs additional information. 
  3. Click "Save Details"

Submit using the ReplayIt app. 

  1. Download and set up ReplayIt app
    • Once downloaded, find and launch the app
    • Find Tanglewood on the school list
    • Create an account or connect on Facebook
  2. View photo stream and upload photos
    • Click take a photo
    • Select photo
    • Important: Add category, tags, and student name(s). This will help us find the best location for the photo. 
    • Upload your photo

It is that easy! Submit your photos today! 

Thank you, and enjoy the rest of the school year!

The 5th 
Grade Memory Book Staff

Julie Corbett, Amy Sweek, Erin Lee, Karyn Smith, Erin Roark, and Jenny Schafer

We will review all photos and determine final yearbook content. We cannot guarantee that all submissions will be in the book.

5th Grade Volunteer Activities

Tanglewood Master,
Feb 15, 2018, 7:47 AM