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Ms. Brown's Class 4-408 Astre Class

Events & Announcements
Updated November 2016
 
Fall Fun!
We will be wrapping up our Personal Narratives in writing and Chapter 3 in Math next week.  We will continue our study of the Iroquois Confederacy in Literacy. 
 
Next week is Thanksgiving!  School will be closed Thursday and Friday.  
 
Parent Teacher Conferences are December 1st.
The next Four Point Book Project will be due on December 20th.  Please try to challenge yourself and try a different book genre and project type!  
 

Our Special Class Schedules are as follows:
Mondays - Computers with Mrs. Fornataro
Tuesdays - Music with Mr. Bhasin
Wednesday - Chorus with Mr. Feist
Thursday - Gym with Ms. Klein
Fridays - Dance with Ms. Schneller
 
On Wednesdays, we have Art with Ms. Krieselman!  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here is what my writer's notebook looks like...    
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Our Classroom is a NUT FREE classroom. 
Ms. Brown has a severe nut allergy, as do many students.Please DO NOT bring any products that contain nuts into our classroom! Thank you for your understanding.  It is greatly appreciated!

 
 
 
 

Future Fifth Graders: Optional Summer Project will be due in September
The assignment is available to download in the Handout/Download section
 
 
 
 
 

In the News

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***********Please note that your child must be to school on time!!!*************
 
 
PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES ARE ON THURS., DEC. 1
Appointment letters will be goind out in November.  Remember if you cannot
make that day, I would be happy to meet with you on a Tuesday afternoon after 2:30!
PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU MUST BE ON TIME FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT. 
IF YOU ARE LATE OR MISS YOUR APPOINTMENT, WE WILL HAVE TO RESCHEDULE FOR
ANOTHER TIME.  EACH APPOINTMENT IS 10 MINUTES.  I ALSO WILL NOT SEE ANYONE WHO IS NOT SCHEDULED FOR AN APPOINTMENT.  
 
 
*********SCHOOL HOURS FOR SEPTEMBER**********
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are ALL 8:00am - 2:20pm
*****DISMISSAL PROCEDURES*****
Fourth Grade now will dismiss out the back doors into the large playground near where 2nd Grade dismisses.
For the safety of all students, no one is allowed to leave until all students are lined up with the class.
If you would like your child to be able to walk home alone, please provide a written note authorizing your child to
be a walker without supervision. 
 
 
 
 

Unity
By Ray A. Lingenfelter

I dreamed I stood in a studio
And watched two sculptors there,
The clay they used was a young child’s mind
And they fashioned it with care.

One was a teacher:
the tools she used were books and music and art;
One was a parent:
With a guiding hand and gentle loving heart.

And when at last their work was done,
They were proud of what they had wrought.
For the things they had worked into the child
Could never be sold or bought!

And each agreed she would have failed
if she had worked alone.
For behind the parent stood the school,
and behind the teacher stood the home!


Important Reminder to Parents!
 
 Parents, it is very important to remember if you are going to enter our school building, you will be asked to present a valid NY State ID or current passport every time you enter.
Please understand it is the law you cannot enter the building without it.

 Our school has a school uniform policy.  Students should wear navy blue pants, skirt or jumper and a light blue top (button down or polo).


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ATTENTION PARENTS!
The Dolly Parton Imagination Library and the DOE are offering free books to all children (0-5 years old)
who are enrolled in the NYC Imagination Library. 
After enrolling, a free book is
mailed monthly until your child turns 5!
Below is the link for you to enroll online...

Ms. Brown
Fourth Grade Gifted and Talented Class
Class 4-408
P.S. 108Q The Captain Vincent G. Fowler School
108-10 109th Ave.
South Ozone Park, NY 11420

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