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     Weekly Announcements--Week of April 12, 2021

     

    There will be material pick up on Monday for remote families from 11:00AM - 2:00PM.

     

    Unit information:

    Reading -  We will also begin Social Issue book clubs.  Ask your child about their new book and what social issues their characters are experiencing. 

    We are having great discussions about our new read a loud, Blended.  It is a great novel that explores family struggles and race/racial identity.  Ask your child about the book and our discussions.

    Writing - We will begin a Literary Essay mini unit.  We will also begin to research informational writing topics to prepare for our informational writing unit.  Please ask your child about their topic and what they have learned through their research so far.

    Math - We will begin unit 6, Multiplication, Division, Data and Fractions.  The unit newsletter will come home this week.  Families will also receive an email from your child's unit 6 math teacher as soon as Mrs. Moore has time to update our math class lists in the Teacher Access Center.

     

    Annual RP Enrollment Form - sharing again in case you missed it last week

    Please complete this Google form regarding your family’s plans for next year. We only need to know if you will continue to be in the RP attendance area next year and/or if you have other children who will be registering for Radio Park. Please complete this form by April 30th. Thank you!

     

    Picture Makeup Day - sharing again in case you missed it last week

    We wanted to let you know that the Strawbridge photographer will be back at RP on Wednesday, April 14th during the morning hours to photograph students who either missed getting their picture or who is having a retake done because the original picture was not satisfactory. If your child is having a retake picture taken, please be sure to return the entire packet to school with your child on April 14th so it can be given to the photographer in order to avoid being charged for another packet. If you would like a picture packet sent home with your child, please email your child’s teacher or call the school office at 814-231-4115. In-person students will have pictures taken from 8:15-10:30. Remote learning and Virtual Academy students who are getting pictures taken/retaken should report to school between 10:30 and 11:30.

     

    Radio Park's Got Talent April 14-16

    RP's Got Talent is our annual Talent Show. Since we can't meet in person to celebrate all the amazing talents that fill our school, we will hold this event via Flip Grid.

    The Flip Grid will open Wednesday April 14th, and students will be able to post their videos through Friday April 16.

    https://flipgrid.com/c4c9801c

     

    What Counts as a 'Talent':

    • Music (instruments, singing, etc...)

    • Movement (Dancing, Gymnastics, etc...)

    • Athletics (show off your favorite sport with a selfie video or snippet from a recent game/meet)

    • Stand Up Comedy, Sketch Comedy, or Skits

    • Juggling, Magic Acts, Etc...

    • Any other special skills or talents!!!!

    *Videos must be under 2 minutes in length and must follow school rules and procedures (no inappropriate language or depictions of weapons or violence)

     

    So start practicing and get ready to share your talent with us next week!!!!

     

     

    PSSA Testing

    Students in grades 3-5 will participate in the PSSA according to this schedule:

    • May 24, 25, 26 - ELA

    • May 27, 28 - Math

    • Memorial Day May 31

    • June 1st and 2nd - Science and make ups

     

    Dates for Your Calendar

    • April 13th 6:30-8:00 PTO Meeting

    • April 16th Via Flip Grid Radio Park’s Got Talent (Talent Show)

    • April 30th No school (day from spring break)

    • May 11th 6:30-8:00 PTO Meeting

    • May 21st Virtual RP Creates (Art Night)

    • May 31st No School Memorial Day

    • June 4th Last Day of School

     

     

     
     
     
     

       

     

     

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