december 5 - december 11
december 10 - “share your christmas” canned food drive deadline
december 16 - “share your christmas” civilian day for participants
december 17 - ½ day of school
december 18-january 4 - christmas break
january 5 - school resumes
“share your christmas” canned food drive
thank you, to everyone that is participating in the canned food drive. the deadline to donate is thursday, december 10. students that donate 5 cans or more will receive a civilian day on wednesday, december 16.
½ day dismissal times for thursday, december 17:
k3 & k4 will dismiss following their Christmas parties.
k5 dismisses at 11:15
1st - 5th dismiss at 11:30
students staying for after school care must bring a noncarbonated drink and lunch.
bbs dress code reminder
jackets: • any jacket is allowed for outside wear. • only plain navy, gray, chambray (light) blue, royal blue or black jackets may be worn in class. • no non-bbs logos larger than a credit card.
please remember to label all jackets, coats, sweaters and sweatshirts. labeled items will be returned to their owner.
financial scholarship information for the 2021-2022 school year is now available on our website.
fifth grade overview
december 4, 2020
house competition - friday, december 11th - this is a different date than was sent home previously. students should wear their house shirts on this day. don’t forget to send your assigned “decorations” by next thursday.
tybee island payment - the fifth payment is due on december 17, 2020, and will be $30.00. if you missed any previous payments, you may contact mrs. ledbetter to get an updated balance.
bible: our next memory test for 5b will be on friday, december 11, and 5a on monday, december 14. “the word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. we have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only son, who came from the father, full of grace and truth.” john 1:14
reading: setting tests will be next week. be studying the pattern statement, four questions, the explanation of the visual tool, and draw and label the visual tool. setting vocab test will be on tuesday, december 8. setting skills and performance tests will be on wednesday, december 9.
spelling: our unit 7 spelling test will be on friday, december 11, 2020. students received a spelling list for unit 7 on tuesday.
english: students will participate in writing exercises to improve their skills. they will also begin a new christmas-themed writing assignment which will be done in class.
math: we are working on multiplying and dividing decimals. we will have our test the week before christmas break.
science: we will finish chapter 5, “interactions in ecosystems.” students will gain information on the characteristics of land biomes. the “pizza biome” project is due december 14.