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Saint Clement will be having an All School Anchor Day this Friday, September 21st. Student can be out of uniform and should bring $1 for charity. They will also receive a pizza lunch in the afternoon. Looking forward to our first Anchor Day of the school year!

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This morning we had the pleasure of hosting Ginger Johnson. She was our chosen author for our 5th Grade Author Visit. Ginger Johnson wrote the fantasy novel called "The Splintered Light". The students learned more about how Mrs. Johnson became a writer and the writing publishing process. 

 

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6th grade is now reviewing fraction operations. We have reviewed converting mixed numbers and improper fractions and adding/subtracting, and will cover multiplying, dividing and word problems this week. Students will have a short fractions review quiz on Friday. 

Upcoming dates: Fractions review quiz 9/21 

IXL: F and G 

7th grade just finished their Integer Operations Review. Our next topic is percent, including consumer math like mark up, discount and tax/tip. 

Upcoming dates: Test Corrections due Friday 9/21 

IXL: J and K 

8th grade finished their review on solving multi-step equations. We are now moving into Chapter 3 inequalities, with a review of Chapter 2 Part B concepts as well. 

Upcoming dates:  3.1-3.4 Solving Inequalities  Quiz Friday 9/21, Integer Test Corrections due Friday 9/21 

IXL: 

 

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6th grade is finishing up their review of decimals before starting fractions. We will discuss improper fractions and mixed numbers as well as how to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions. 

Upcoming dates: Decimal quiz Tuesday 9/10

IXL: F, G 

7th grade has been reviewing integer operations and PEMDAS. Due to interruptions from MAP testing, we will finish this unit towards the end of the week and start our Percent unit next week. 

Upcoming dates: Integer Review packet due Wednesday, Integer Test Friday 9/14 

IXL: B, C 

8th grade is finishing their unit on multi-step equations. They have been balancing equations using the distributive property and with variables on both sides. 

Upcoming dates: Chapter 2 Part A Test Thursday 9/13 

IXL: J

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We will begin MAP Testing next week. The MAP test is an adaptive test on the computer that helps to measure your child's academic progress. Students will take the Reading MAP test and the Math MAP test in the morning. Results will be shared with families in the coming months. Please let me know if you have further questions. 

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In 5th grade, students are able to bring in a healthy snack. This snack break will occur every full day of school. These snacks will help provide students with an extra boost of energy. Please make sure snacks are peanut and tree nut free. Thank you!

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Welcome to 5W Parents and Families! I'm am very excited to be your child's 5th grade teacher this year and I am looking forward to a successful year of learning and working together! I hope to see you at Fall Welcome on September 5th at 6:30pm. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at lkurek@stclementschool.org. 

 

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Week 2 Updates! 

6th grade will be reviewing operations with decimals including adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing. 

Upcoming dates: Quiz on decimals on Tuesday 9/11 

IXL: D, E 

7th grade is reviewing integers and will be applying them to order of operations exercises. 

Upcoming dates: Integer Test next Tuesday 9/11 

IXL: B, C

8th grade is solving multi-step equations. They are working on Chapter 2 Part A in their textbooks. 

Upcoming dates: Chapter 2 Part A next Friday 9/14 

IXL: C, D, E, J 

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