Friday, December 12, 2008

Spelling Bee Participants...

On January 15, we will have 11 paricipants from the 5th grade in the Spelling Bee. Congratulations to:
Good Luck in the bee!

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Science Fair Form

Science Fair Project Form is due on December 15. Please have these in on time...we have to go through them checking to make sure the project is categorized correctly. This gives us time to get it completed before Christmas! Thanks in advance!

Monday, December 1, 2008

No Book Report for December!

Christmas Program

Tuesday, December 2


7:00 p.m.

Students, wear red turtlenecks or red long sleeved shirts!

Welcome Back!

We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! Wow, can you believe that December is already here? I sure can't! Now, it is time to get in the Christmas spirit...not much time left at school. Three weeks and counting! The next few weeks are going to be hectic, so just hang in there with us!

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Veteran's Day

scouts saluting
Nevin Sledge, guest speaker

New Song and 4K

We celebrated Veteran's Day with our annual ceremony on Friday, November 7. If you have never been to this chapel, you are missing a blessing. Our guest speaker was Mr. Nevin Sledge, one of the few WW11 Veterans still with us today. New Song, 4K, and the boy scouts did a great job with the singing and flags! Please take the time to thank a veteran!

American Village Field Trip

On Wednesday, November 5, we left PDS headed to the American Village in Montevallo, AL. We spent Wednesday night in Pelham, AL, and we headed over to the village on Thursday morning. It was a great trip, and I believe that it was just what the students needed to make their Social Studies book come to life!

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Folk Tale Report

Due on November 21
I have not given out instructions yet as to what they are going to do for the project this time. When I do, I will post it on here!

Log Cabins...

Due on November 18

Monday, October 20, 2008

Historical Fiction Report

Due Thursday, October 23
Fill out the report form that Mrs. Sledge gave you at the beginning of October and turn it in!

Glass Making Poster

Due Wednesday, October 22

Extra Credit...

Extra Credit for Science...
Crystals are due on October 31 for 20 extra points in Science!!

Friday, October 3, 2008

5th Grade "13 Colonies" Play!

The whole gang
George, Martha, and Leif
British Soldiers
Boogie with the Bill of Rights

What a great job you did!! Mrs. Garrison and I are very proud of all of your hard work!

Tests next week...

Tuesday - Social Studies Unit 1 Test
*This will be Open Book!
Wednesday - Spelling Test (which is every Wednesday)
Thursday - Science Test on Chapter 3D
Swimmers will be gone on Wednesday, so we had to move the Science Test to Thursday. Hopefully, we will get caught up from being busy with the play for the last two weeks!

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

5th Grade Play

8:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary

As most of you know, our play on the 13 Colonies is coming up this Friday! It has been unusually hectic with play practice taking up a portion of our afternoon. So, the students may be bringing home more homework than usual. Look forward to seeing you on Friday and next week returning to normal! Please call Mrs. Garrison or I if you have any questions about the play!

Monday, September 29, 2008

Biography Brunch...

On Friday, September 26, the 5th grade had a biography brunch. They had to tell 5 facts about the person they chose to read about! Thanks to everyone who helped make this a success...the students especially loved the food provided!

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Indian Projects are Here!!

Stop by and see what great work that the students did on their Indian Projects! They will be displayed in the hallway for several days!

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Happy Fall Ya'll!


This is what we have been studying in Science!

We've Got Stars!

Congrats Michael, Lex, and Jackson for getting the first A Math Stars! This is rewarded to the students who receive 100s on A Math Tests! Way to go guys!


This was a project that was started in Science Lab with Mrs. Harmon and finished in our room! They turned out great and helped the students with some of the terms dealing with ecosystems.

Creative Writing...

In reading last week, the students were assigned to write as if they were the main character in our story "The Way of the Jibaro".

Indian Legends!

Mrs. Garrison had a film strip on Indian Legends. First, they watched the film strip then developed their own legend. Take a minute to stop by and read these!

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Next Week...2nd 6 Weeks!

These are things Mrs. Garrison and I discussed with the parents at Open House. They will go into effect next week, since it will begin the 2nd 6 weeks. They are:
Not writing in cursive = 10 points off
No name = 10 points off

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Field Trip

American Village Field Trip
November 6 - Montevallo, AL
We will leave on the afternoon of November 5
Information was sent home is due by October 3!
Please go ahead and let us know if you plan on attending.

Mark your calendar...

5th Grade Play - October 3rd
The students will be receiving their parts this week!

Saturday, September 13, 2008

New Song Supporters...

Merry Elizabeth, Hamp's little sister
Parker, Mrs. Sledge's son

Just had to throw in a couple of pictures of New Song supporters at Pig Pickin'!


Thanks, Ana Parker, for bringing a worm while we were studying them!

Pig Pickin'

On Saturday, New Song performed for Pig Pickin' at Delta State! Great job guys and girls!!

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Indian Project...

Indian Projects will be assigned today in class. Each student will pick an individual project, and it will be due on Thursday, September 25!

Biography Brunch

* Choose a biography and be able to tell 5 facts about that person (other than birth and death)
The brunch will be help on Friday, September 26, at 9:30 a.m. in the Westminister Room! Parents, we hope you all can join us for some food and reading fun!

Check out this hummingbird!

Michael brought a picture of a baby hummingbird sitting in his hand!

Tea for Grandmother's

This was a huge success! We had so many grandmothers and some grandfathers too that showed up for the tea! The children did a great job singing, and the grandparents loved it!

Friday, September 5, 2008

Grandmother's Tea

Mrs. McKnight, the Spanish Teacher, came to make a leaf with the students to give to their grandmothers! Thanks, Mrs. McKnight!

Monday at 2:15 in the Westminister Room...if you do not have a grandmother that can come, you may ask your mother!

Thanks, Kameron!

Kameron shared a cool moth he had found with us this week! Look how big it is!!

Baseball Treats!

Our reading story this week related to baseball, so this afternoon we celebrated with a baseball cookie! You have to look over my baseball decorating!

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Indians...our topic in Social Studies!!

Mrs. Garrison and Mrs. Sledge will be assigning an Indian Project before long...keep checking for info!