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Tuesday, December 2, 2008

December 1, 2008

From the Superintendent

I hope that all of you had a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday. I also want to thank all of you who came to join us for our Thanksgiving lunch.

School will close on Friday, December 19, for Christmas break. School will dismiss at 10:00. School will reopen on Tuesday, January 6.

You will have several opportunities to hear our Chorus sing in the coming weeks. On Monday, December 1, they will be singing at River Park Hospital at 6:00 PM in the lobby. On Wednesday, December 3, they will sing at Rain Tree Manor at 1:00 PM. They will perform in our Christmas program on December 15, and again at River Park Hospital on Thursday, December 18, at 11:30 AM. I want to thank Mrs. Jeanne Hagar for the outstanding job she does with our chorus, and I also want to commend the students for their hard work.

PTF News

There will be an important PTF meeting on Monday, December 1, at 6:30 PM. Mrs. Angela Ramsey is taking the lead in getting the organization re-started. The PTF has always been a vital part of the school. I want to encourage everyone to come to the meeting and get involved with the PTF. I also want to thank Mrs. Ramsey for her leadership and service in getting the group started again.

Basketball Pictures

Mr. Gordon Mayfield will be making basketball Pictures will be Thursday, December 4, after chapel. Players need to bring their uniforms. Order forms for photos have been sent home today. We have extras in the school office if you need one.

Upcoming Sports Events

12/2...NS Basketball @ Webb, 6:00
12/4...7th-8th Basketball vs. Irving Col., 6:00
12/5...HS Basketball vs. Cascade, 6:00
12/6...HS Basketball @ Riverside Chr., 6:00
(girls only)
12/8...HS Basketball @ Coffee Co., 6:00

Lunch Menu for December 2-8
Wednesday…Taco Salad
Friday…Chicken Nuggets

News from the Elementary

Kindergarten…Mrs. Hoover

In Kindergarten this week, we are getting into the Christmas spirit! We will begin Christmas art projects! We will continue working on the Old Testament books, the color words, and high-frequency words. We are also working very hard at blending sounds together to form words. Everyone is doing great! Have a great week!

Grade 1…Mrs. Keele
I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving break. We will be busy the next few weeks. There is a PTF meeting tonight at 6:30. We will have a spelling test on Friday. Our reading stories for this week are "Trucks" and "Communities". Mrs. Melissa is working very hard with each class to get ready for our Christmas program on Dec. 15. Mark this date on your calendar.

Grade 2…Mrs. Newby
2nd graders will be working on writing letters this week. Each student will write a letter to send to someone special. We are ready for regrouping in subtraction this week. The class has done real well with addition. In Bible, we will begin a study from the book of Genesis. Have a great week!

Grade 3…Ms. Farless

The third graders hope that everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. However, it is time to get back to work. In spelling class ,this week ,the third graders will be learning about words with the -sion and -tion suffix. In math class, we will be reviewing chapter four. On Friday ,we will have a test over chapter four. Don't forget to study! Also, they will begin the chapter about multiplication this week. Finally, we will be continuing to practice for our song for the Christmas program. We will be singing the Australian Christmas song "Six White Boomers." We hope everyone can come to see us perform at the Christmas program on Dec. 15th.

Grade 4…Mrs. Vandagriff

This week the fourth grade class will be working on wrapping the baskets for our Nursing Home Christmas Project. We are very excited about working with the 5th grade class on this project. On Friday, we will be having a Reading and Spelling Test. The Reading test will be over Chapters 10-12 of Charlotte's Web. We hope each of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving Break. Have a wonderful week!!!

Grade 5…Mr. Burks

Fifth grade ask that you remember Pano Zavogiannis in your prayers. He had surgery on November 21 to remove his tonsils. The trays for the nursing home, painted by the fourth and fifth grades, are excellent. We will be working on the rest of the baskets this week and next. In math we continue our work in long division. Experiments on motion will be completed in Science. Social Studies will cover the Progressive Era. A test will be Friday. There will also be a reading and spelling test Friday. We will be working on correct verb tenses in Language Arts. Moses and the Ten Commandments will be our Bible study for the next two week. The memory work will be the Ten Commandments.

Boyd Christian School
Pre-K Parent note
December 1, 2008

This weeks Bible verse
“We love him because He first loved us” 1John 4:19

The letter of the week is L.

Friday is Walt Disney Day your child may come dressed as a Disney Character if they desire this Friday.

December - @ 6:00 is the school Christmas program our class is singing and they need to wear jeans and a holiday colored shirt please!

Polar Express Day is December 18th.

Our class Christmas party is December 19th @8am each child needs to please bring a $10.00 wrapped and labeled boy or girl gift to the party.