Welcome to 3rd Grade with Mrs. Waller
I hope everyone had a wonderful and relaxing
winter break. I can’t believe it is March already! We are entering the season of Lent and will
prepare for Easter. We will receive
ashes on Ash Wednesday and will be performing a small stations of the cross,
with Father John’s help, on Friday, March 17th.
We have moved onto division in math. I can’t stress enough the importance of each
child having their multiplication and division facts memorized. Please continue to work on this at home every
We are going to be working on a creative
writing assignment during the next two weeks.
To start this project we will be working together with the 4th grade and will create leprechaun
traps. The 3rd and 4th graders will be paired together in
small groups to brainstorm ideas and then create a leprechaun trap. Children are being asked to bring in supplies
(shoe box, decorative materials, glue, tape, etc.)
The children worked hard on the school’s
new Chrome books. We learned how to use
Google slides and created a small slide show about an inventor for Social
Studies. Please ask your son or daughter
to show you their slides.
It is cold out!!! We will be going out on days that the weather
permits so please send in hats, gloves, coats, and scarves. I try to keep a window cracked in the
classroom most days to keep some fresh air in the room so school sweaters and
sweat shirts are also appreciated so children do not get cold.
Just a few housekeeping items:
•Some supplies are starting to dwindle in the classroom. If you son or daughter is out of colored pens, crayons, markers, etc. this month would be a great time to send in some new ones.
•If your son or daughter are absent from school an absent note MUST be sent in upon returning to school to excuse the absence.
•No nail polish may be worn and all shirts must be tucked in. ( I know this is hard for the little ones)
March 1st- Ash Wednesday –We will be going
to a prayer service at 1:30
March 3rd- 11:30 dismissal
March 9th- Open House
March 11th- Mother/Son Social
March 17th- St. Patrick’s Day
3rd Grade performs Stations of the
Cross at Church at 1:00- ALL PARENTS ARE WELCOME TO MEET US IN THE CHURCH AT
March 19th- Feast of St. Joseph
March 21st- Bake Sale
March 23rd- No School- Conference Day for
March 25th- Chinese Auction
March 27th- Confession
March 30th- Parent Teacher conferences
You can help at home by:
•Taking a trip to your local library and find books that spark your child’s interest in reading and writing!
•Encourage your child to use reading strategies such as prediction, visualizing, and making connections to their own experience to help him or her with their reading.
You can help at home by:
•Practicing adding and subtracting at home without using fingers
•Practice skip counting by 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 (Ex: 4,8,12,16) To help prepare for multiplication. We have started!!!!
•If you have a computer , play some math games. ( I like the site www.abcya.com)
Our Class Schedule
Wednesday-Gym and Spanish
We will be attending Mass together as a class every Monday morning.
I can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by sending a note in with your child.
No food containing peanuts or tree nuts are permitted in the classroom.
NO TOYS are permitted in the classroom. Please have your son or daughter leave toys at home.
Please send in an extra water bottle with your son or daughter on gym days or when the weather is very warm.