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Welcome Spring!

Hello Third Grade Families! It was great seeing everyone at Purim Megilla Reading and Parent Teacher Conferences! Over the past two weeks, we have all experienced a great deal… celebrating a joyous holiday, a hopefully joyous snow day, a fun and informative trip to MoMATH, and meeting for conferences. Now the Third Grade is gearing up for their next milestone: Pesach! A reminder to parents: Purim/Passover Sock Drive: Friday, March 10th – Friday, April 7th Our Senesh Sock Drive is the grassroots way to fulfill an unmet need of homeless men, women, and children. All sizes of new socks needed! The...
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Happy Purim!

Hello Third Grade Families! We hope everyone had an incredible time at today’s Purim celebration. We certainly did! It was so much fun to read Megilla with our students, see all of their costumes, and play with them at the carnival. As Spring approaches, we are looking forward to Kesher Day (March 27) and Pesach break in only four weeks. Have a wonderful and fun Purim! Shabbat Shalom! -The Third Grade Team PEEK AT NEXT WEEK: Sunday, March 12 – Purim Thursday, March 16 – Parent Teacher Conferences, No Classes Monday, March 20 – Parent Teacher Conferences 4-6:30 pm JUDAIC...
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Welcome to March!

Hello Third Grade Families! Welcome back from February Break! We hope you all had a relaxing vacation. Here at school, we can hardly wait for Purim next week! Teachers and students will be dressing up in costume, and it’s sure to be a lot of fun! A reminder to families that all costumes must adhere to the school dress code, and that group costumes or props that look like weapons are not allowed. In addition, we have come to the end of the 2017 Read-a-Thon. Pledges are due Friday, March 10. Please collect your pledges and send money with your...
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Happy February Break!

Hello Third Grade Families! February break is upon us! This week, we showed off our performance skills in the annual Talent Show, and we read more than ever in preparation for the 2017 Read-a-Thon (while enjoying some delicious hot cocoa)! A reminder to parents and students that February Break is the time to log your reading minutes! Happy reading! To all of you we wish a fun, restful, and peaceful Presidents’ Week. Note: During the month of Adar, the month of Purim, it is a tradition to do things that make us happy. To get ourselves into the Purim spirit, all...
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Let it Snow!

Hello Third Grade Families! We have had an eventful week, topped off by an unexpected Snow Day! We hope everyone was able to enjoy some winter activities on our day off. We are very excited about next week’s Talent Show! If your child is participating, please send them to school with any instruments or props on both Tuesday (dress rehearsal) and Wednesday (performance). We can’t wait to see many of you there! We had a fantastic time seeing everyone at 2017 Seconds of Reading. We hope you all participate in the Read-A-Thon, which begins this weekend! PEEK AT NEXT WEEK:...
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February’s Here

Hello Third Grade Families! We are very excited to announce that the 2017 Read-a-Thon is upon us! This week already Third Grade has been taking books with them wherever they go, ready at the slightest notice to Drop Everything And Read! Please join us on Wednesday, February 8 at 8:30 am for 2017 seconds of reading in our school gym. How many minutes is that? Shabbat Shalom! -The Third Grade Team PEEK AT NEXT WEEK: Monday, February 6 – Third grade parents coffee with Karen – 8:15 am Wednesday, February 8 – 2017 Seconds of Reading – 8:30 am Friday,...
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Latter January

Hello Third Grade Families! January is almost over, but the spring semester is just getting started! We are very excited to announce the upcoming annual school-wide READ-A-THON! February will be full of reading-focused activities and lessons, followed by the Read-a-Thon itself over February break. Stay tuned for more information! In the meantime, please add to your calendars: Feb. 7 at 8:45AM, parents, grandparents, siblings, and, nannies are invited to our gym for 2017 seconds of reading! We’re all looking forward to it! Shabbat Shalom! -The Third Grade Team PEEK AT NEXT WEEK: Monday, January 30 – Spring semester after-school program begins...
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Four Days in January

Dear Third Grade Families, We hope you had a relaxing long weekend and a meaningful Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This week at school has been short, but very busy. Third graders are now deep into the spring semester, working full tilt on all their subjects. On Wednesday, we took a trip to the Brooklyn Museum, and we had a wonderful time! Thank you to all the family members who attended! An email was also sent out this week regarding class groups. We will be starting our new groupings on this coming Monday, January 23. We hope the transition will be...
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MLK Week

Hello Third Grade Families! This week was a busy one in the third grade. Students enjoyed some of the warmer weather days, but please be advised that the cold is due to return this weekend, so please send your child to school in layers! If you haven’t sent in permission for your child to attend next week’s trip to the Brooklyn Museum, please do so as soon as possible. The entire school held a touching and informative Martin Luther King Jr. Day tekes today. The third grade took part in the presentation, and we are very proud of their efforts!...
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Welcome 2017!

Hello Third Grade Families! We hope everyone had an enjoyable and relaxing winter break. At school, we have gotten right back into learning. Students are getting ready for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tekes next week, which we hope you will all be able to attend. Welcome back! Shabbat Shalom! -The Third Grade Team PEEK AT NEXT WEEK: Friday, January 13 – MLK Day Tekes, 9:00 am Monday, January 16 – MLK Day, School Closed JUDAIC STUDIES with Aliza: This week in Chumash, third graders started their new Parsha and workbook, Parshat VaYera! We kicked off the learning by interpreting and...
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