Sunday, July 1, 2018

(Due July 6) TFK Kid Reporter Contest for Students

TFK Kid Reporter Contest

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(Teachers/Administrators: Please forward this email to any student whom you think might be interested in applying. Thanks!)

Do you dream of being a reporter or an editor? Are you a good writer who loves the news? If so, then you may have what it takes to be a winner of the TFK Kid Reporter Contest. We’re looking for 10 students from around the nation to be members of the TFK Kid Reporter team for the 2018-2019 school year. Next year’s team will continue the tradition of reporting local and regional news stories for TIME for Kids magazine and TIME for Kids online.

How to Enter
  1. Write a report no longer than 450 words about an interesting event in your school or community. The story should include a headline and quotes from people you’ve interviewed.
  2. On a separate paper, write a personal statement no longer than 50 words that explains why you would be a good TFK Kid Reporter.
  3. Complete this official entry form. Entries must be postmarked by July 6, 2018, and you must be 13 years of age or younger on September 1, 2018 in order to enter. Be sure to read the official rules and share them with your parent or guardian, who must sign the entry form.
  4. Mail your entry form, news story, personal statement, and a recent school photo of yourself (optional) to TIME for Kids, at:

    TIME for Kids 
    Kid Reporter Contest 
    225 Liberty Street 
    New York, NY 10281-1048 
If you have any questions or difficulties, please don’t hesitate to contact us atTfkinsiderspanel@meredith.com

Best, 
TIME for Kids Insiders

LEGO Contest (ends August 2): Architecture

Do you have a favorite building, structure, or landmark? Even if it’s no longer standing or you’ve moved away, architecture marvels can still be meaningful to us. In this last LEGO Rebrick contest, we invite you to build your most beloved place, city, or building using LEGO bricks!

One grand prize winner, will win:

       21019 The Eiffel Tower, 21028 New York City, 21029 Buckingham Palace, 21030 United States Capitol Building, 21032 Sydney, 21033 Chicago, 21034London, 21035 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum®, 21036 Arc de Triomphe, 21037 LEGO® House, 21039 Shanghai, 21041 Great Wall of China, 21042 Statue of Liberty, and an upcoming 2018 LEGO Architecture product not yet revealed.

       $200 shopping spree on Shop.LEGO.com

       Winner’s certificate

We will also have two runner ups, who will win 21032 Sydney, 21033 Chicago, 21034 London, 21035 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum®, 21036 Arc de Triomphe, 21039 Shanghai, 21041 Great Wall of China, 21042 Statue of Liberty, an upcoming 2018 LEGO Architecture product not yet revealed, and a Winner’s certificate.

The contest ends August 2nd, learn more and enter at:



Thursday, June 7, 2018

Thursday, 6/7

  • 1 DAY of school left!
  • NO MORE HW
  • Tomorrow is the last day of school
    • They still have P.E. first thing in the morning from 8:10 - 9:00 a.m. 
    • 1:00 p.m. dismissal
    • Class Party (start at 11:00 a.m.)
      • Bring something to share with others.
      • With the PTA funds, I will be getting pizza and drinks.
      • Let's keep the party simple. Let's end the year on a nice, calm note. :)

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Wednesday, 6/6

  • 2 DAYS of school left!
  • NO MORE HW
  • For Cataldi tomorrow
    • we'll be leaving at 8:30 a.m. from Ruskin; leaving Cataldi at 12:15 p.m.
    • parents are welcome to hang out with us
    • wear your class t-shirt and comfortable shoes
    • bring a bag lunch 
    • consider bringing a hat and a water bottle (with your name on it)
    • consider wearing sunscreen 
    • anything you bring with you to the park is your responsibility (i.e., sweatshirts, playground equipment, etc.)
  • Friday is the last day of school
    • They still have P.E. first thing in the morning from 8:10 - 9:00 a.m. 
    • 1:00 p.m. dismissal
    • Class Party
      • Bring something to share with others.
      • With the PTA funds, I will be getting pizza and drinks.

GO CAVALIERS!!!



Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Tuesday, 6/5

PLEASE REMEMBER TO VOTE TODAY!!!


  • 3 DAYS of school left!
  • NO MORE HW
  • For Field Day tomorrow:

  • we need ONE parent volunteer for Field Day to help supervise the students 

  • wear your class t-shirt and running shoes 

  • bring a hat and a water bottle (with your name on it) 

  • consider wearing sunscreen 
  • Monday, June 4, 2018

    Monday, 6/4

    • 4 DAYS of school left!
    • NO MORE HW
    • We need a few (2-3) parent volunteers for Field Day to supervise the students. Please email me.

    Friday, June 1, 2018

    Last Weekend of the School Year!

    Parents,

    Just a few things:

    • THANK YOU to the following parents who were chaperones for today's field trip: Annika's mom; Avery's mom; Gregory's mom; Jesse's dad; Kyle's mom; Marley's grandma; Miguel's parents
    • Schedule for the last week of school:
      • Monday - Talent Show
      • Tuesday - Last regular day of classroom activities
      • Wednesday - Field Day
      • Thursday - Field Trip to Cataldi Park (grade 4 picnic)
      • Friday (MINIMUM DAY) - Classroom Party