Homework and Math Fact Practice


A new homework packet is coming home today. The assigned pages are: HOMEWORK 3-13 and HOMEWORK 3-14. Students should only do these pages (not the Remembering pages on the opposite side of the page). The packet is due next Monday, Jan. 16.

As always, students should continue their daily reading and math fact practice.
Spelling words should be practiced throughout the week as well.

A note about math facts: As we enter into the last half of our third grade year, the expectations increase in that students should be gaining independence with practicing their facts and mastering them. This is an expectation as we move into more difficult math concepts. We do not always practice during the day at school, so it is expected that students are consistently practicing at home. This builds confidence, progress, and mastery.

Thank you for your support!

Christmas Break Reading and Math Facts!

It will be so important for your third grader to continue reading and math fact practice over the holiday break. Please remind your third grader to log on to MobyMax to work on math facts (or use flash cards) as well as continue with their daily reading.

Consistency is key in making progress!
Thank you for your support!





Math Test Monday

Our math test will be on Monday (not Friday). We will review on Friday and the review pages will come home. It would be very helpful to review telling time to the hour/minute and elapsed time word problems over the weekend.

For example:
25 minutes after 8
35 minutes before 9

Elapsed time word problems:
Grace went to Grandma’s house at 1:30. She stayed there for 2 hours and 25 minutes. When did she leave Grandma’s house?

Lisa leaves for practice at 4:05. She returns at 5:25. How long was she gone?




We will not have a new homework packet this week. A homework page may come home later in the week, but no regular packet.

We will not have spelling words this week or next. We are doing some activities in class with Christmas spelling words.

***Don’t forget to prepare a wrapped box to send in along with a small gift (pencil, eraser, stickers, etc.) for our Christmas party.

With the cold and snow, please make sure your child brings all their snow gear to school-  coat, snow pants, gloves, hat, boots. It would be so helpful if you put your child’s name on their winter clothing. This prevents our Lost and Found from piling up! Also, make sure gym shoes are kept at school. Thank you!!

Holiday Program: Audience Participation

For the first time ever, we are going to have audience participation for our final song this year!  The students are very excited to share this experience with you, however, in order to be ready to join in on the fun, we are asking families to download this free jingle bell playing app PRIOR to the holiday program on their phones if you will be attending the 3rd-5th grade performance.  THANKS!!

iJingle Bells (John Slater) is available on iPhone


Christmas Jingle Bells (Bytza Entertainmet) is available for Android


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Ski and Snowboard Club

Hudsonville is opening our Ski and Snowboard Club to elementary schools again this year!  The cards are for Bittersweet Ski Area in Otsego.  This is a great family opportunity for an inexpensive price.  Stop by the office today to get a packet.


Club Card – $16

Lift Ticket – $16

Ski or snowboard rental – $16

Helmet rental – $10

The card is valid after 3pm on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.  Weekdays (non-holidays), the cards are valid from 10am – 10pm.

Please contact Karman VanderStel with any questions at kvander@hpseagles.net.