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3rd Grade


September 25 – September 29

September 27 – “See You at the Pole”

September 27 – Fall Festival T-Shirt Orders Due

September 29 – Spartan Race Donations Due

September 29 – Last Day to Sign-up for Annual Lunch Plan

October 4 – Fall Festival Armband Orders Due

October 5-9 – Fall Break

October 11 – Jazzy Jars Due

October 13 – BBS Spirit Day

October 19 – Cake Walk Donations are Due

October 20 – Doughnuts for Dads

October 20 – Fall Festival

· “See You at the Pole” is Wednesday, September 27. Students and parents will meet at the flagpole at 7:50 a.m.

· Want to upgrade to the Annual Lunch Plan? - Friday, September 29, is the deadline to sign-up for the Annual Lunch Plan and have your 10-day or 30-day lunch ticket amount deducted from the total. The annual plan for students in K3-2nd grade is $500 ($2.85 per day). The annual plan for students in 3rd-5th grade is $675 ($3.85 per day). Sign Up Form

· Holiday Care will be offered on October 5, 6, and 9. Hours are 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Students will need to brink a sack lunch and drink. Snacks will be provided. Holiday Care will be billed as ASC charges at $3.50/hour through Kinderlime. Space is limited and by reservation only. Remember, a reservation is a commitment and will be charged a minimum fee. Sign Up Form

· BBS Fall Festival is Friday, October 20, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. An information packet with the t-shirt order form was sent home in the Tuesday folders. A great way to advertise your business is by sponsoring a booth or activity at our Fall Festival. We will print a sign naming your business and place it at the booth of your choice.

Sponsorship is $300. Contact Ellen Baggenstoss in the school office if you would like to participate in a sponsorship.

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3rd Grade Overview

September 25- 29

Bible: Continue working on memorizing the following scripture in preparation for our next verse test on Thursday, September 28, 2017.  We are going to reinforce Ephesians 3:17 from our first verse test so this 2nd verse test will cover Ephesians 3:17-18 (ESV).  17“So that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love, 18 may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth,”

READING:  We will finish up our reading unit on Summarization. The Skill and Vocabulary Tests will be on Friday, September 29.

MATH: We will finish our unit on Addition. There will be a test over this unit on Tuesday, September 26. We will start a new unit on Subtraction after the test.  

Multiplication: We will continue to work on 10’s this week. The test over the 10’s will be on Friday, September 29. Remember to review the 2’s and 5’s.

LANGUAGE: We will be starting on Possessive Nouns.

WRITING:  We will continue working on writing our “How To” writings. Ask your child what they are writing about!

SPELLING: We will be studying Unit 7 words. The test will be on Friday, September 29. You can log on to spelling city to practice:

SCIENCE:  We will start our new unit on Space. We will be talking about Moon Phases, the Earth’s rotation, and more!  

SOCIAL STUDIES:  We will be starting our new unit on the Seven Continents and Five Oceans There is now a 6th, but we just focus on five.  The test will be on October 3.


Students are encouraged to bring a healthy snack each day.

You may want to send a sweater/school sweatshirt, as the rooms can be cold.

Don’t forget to sign your child’s planner every night. This let us know that you have checked their homework.

Don’t forget to send in Box Tops!  Remember,100% of the money comes back to our classroom.

SAVE THE DATE: November 3, field trip to Huntsville Space Center.  Look for more information soon!