Category Archives: News from Ms Van Arkel

Welcome to 3rd Grade!

Are you visiting our blog because you will be in this class next year? If so, WELCOME!

While you are here, be sure to sign up for email updates (right side of the blog where it says subscribe by email).  Our class blog will be the site for information about school supplies, curriculum and assessment, and much more.  A school supply list will be posted on July 1.
Also, remember to sign up for email updates on the Georgetown School Blog.  The school blog will provide updates all summer long about school wide events and important details about open houses and calendar dates.
I am so glad you are here! I will be posting to the blog throughout the summer so please check back! I am getting ready for a great third grade year!   :)

Happy Summer!

We had a great last day of third grade!! This was a special group of kids this year and I will miss them!
I feel very blessed to teach your children this year. Thank you all for your support, too! I hope you have a wonderful summer!

~Ms Van Arkel 🙂

Last 10 Days!!

Here’s a recap of our activities:

Tasty treat and celebrate our writing (Friday)
Hat day or silly sock day (Tuesday)
Icy treat  (Wednesday)
Recess reward (Thursday)
Drop everything and play kickball (Friday)

Game Day (Monday)
Reader’s Theater (Tuesday)
All day seat switch (Wednesday)
Decorate with chalk (Thursday)
and Friday will be….
End with the mega-store!

Writing Folders and Bookmark Fun!

Parents,
Your third grader is bringing home their writing folder today! Please be sure to take a look at this! Some of the papers are from the first day and their writing shows growth over the year. It’s so fun to see this!

ALSO, we enjoyed making some fun bookmarks today! We will work on another tomorrow. Be sure to ask your third grader about our bookmark making fun!

Last 10 Days Activities!

Here’s a recap of our activities:

Tasty treat and celebrate our writing (Friday)
Hat day or silly sock day (Tuesday)
Icy treat  (Wednesday)
Recess reward (Thursday)
Drop everything and play kickball (Friday)

Game Day (Monday)

and tomorrow is Reader’s Theater!
We will present our reader’s theater to our class.

Last 10 days of THIRD GRADE!

I can’t even believe we are in the last 10 days of school!!!

To celebrate all our accomplishments this year, we will be doing an activity each day.
Each activity will begin with the letters in: THIRD GRADE.

Here’s what we did today:
Tasty treat while we celebrate our writing.
       I provided a snack while we shared our biography speeches with our classmates

I shared the activity for Tuesday because it is one they will need to know ahead of time.
Tuesday, May 30 is:

Hat day or silly sock day!

 

20 LITERS

The 20 Liters walk is this Saturday!  So far six classes have raised, $461.24!!!
We will be collecting money until Friday. Keep it coming!
If you are interested in experiencing a little bit of what life is like in Africa, come walk with us at 3:00 at 8th Street Park this Saturday, May 20.
Thank you!
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