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Dear Parents,



We are getting closer to spring and with the warmer weather popping in,  there are definitely signs of "spring fever."  Although we have no days off this month there are many activities going on.  "Read Across America" begins this week. Please continue to have your child to read at lest ten minutes each night.  This will help increase their fluency and imrpove their comprehension.  We will also have the rescheduled  trip to the Bordentown Library on Thursday, March 9 and another field trip to the Acedemy of Natural Science on March 23. Last but least,  our chorus concert on March 14. 

In  Reading, we finishing up on our unit on Non-fiction with biographies.  The students are really enjoying reading about famous women in history.   In writing, we are beginning a great unit,  "Writing Like a Scientist"  We will conduct experiments and learn about the Scientific Method.   This is always a fun way for students to explore new writing techniques.  


We are finishing up unit 6 in Math and concentrating  more on double digit addition.  Please continue to practice addition and subtraction facts at home to keep them fresh.  


It is important that you check your childs  Red Folders each night for important information and homework assignments.


If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me. I can be reached at school during the day at 298-2600 ext. 4135 or you can e-mail me



Mrs. Vandegrift