Digital Readworks – How to Log IN

How to get students to their assignments

1. Have students go to digital.readworks.org/student

2. Students should sign in with their Google account.

3. Students enter class code CEZQVR

Your assignment is called:

Aztecs, Incas, and Mayans – Cuzco: City of Gold 

Reminders for Tuesday, May 16

Art Gala forms went home today which included a detailed list of items that will be up for auction on Saturday night. ALSO, it’s not too late to make your 5pm dinner reservation! Just fill out the bottom portion of the Art Gala form and return it TOMORROW!

5th Grade Graduation invitations and dress code notices went home today. Please check the list of items listed for attire – fifth grade teachers will be checking with each student tomorrow – if you’re in need of a specific item on the list, just circle or highlight it, and return the list to your child’s homeroom teacher tomorrow. 🙂

AG Day is Thursday – students will need to wear their 5th grade signature shirt (they received this on Monday and wore it to UGA). Don’t forget a towel, sunscreen, hat/sunglasses, and attire for lots of walking and heat!

Ledbetter’s homeroom will finish painting art work on the glider swing and tree tomorrow, so be ready!

 

 

Busy week ahead! Reminders

Today we visited UGA, and it was a success! 

Tomorrow, at 10am, students will be graduating from the CHAMPS program – family members are invited to attend. Students will receive a CHAMPS tshirt in the morning to be worn during the ceremony, so all they need to do is pick out pants and shoes!

Thursday is AG Day at EJCHS 9am – 1:30pm. We will be outside the entire time, so students are encouraged to wear sunscreen, bring a hat and/or sunglasses, dress comfortably and wear shoes made for lots of walking! We will have lunch on the field, so you can purchase a school sack lunch or bring a lunch from home. 

Students will receive Yearbooks on Friday, followed by a Yearbook signing at 8:30am. Then, the Seniors of EJCHS will visit EJES for the “Senior Walk” at 9:30am. Later, at 1pm, the Hydropump (one of the Fun Run rewards) will be soaking students and teachers!

5th grade graduation night is next Monday, May 22 at 6:30pm – more details to come!

Reminders – Tuesday, May 9

Today we visited EJMS, and your child received a flyer concerning band/chorus – please sign and return. The yellow flyer answers “Frequently Asked Questions” and includes a supply list for 6th grade. Check your child’s book bag/binder for these materials!

FIELD DAY has been changed to THURSDAY, MAY 11 (instead of Fri. May 12) – a concession list with prices went home today. Students who ordered a field day tshirt will receive this on Thurs. morning

The 5th Grade Recorder Jam has been rescheduled for FRIDAY, MAY 12 @ 1pm (instead of Thursday)

The UGA field trip is still scheduled for Monday, May 15. Please make sure your child has returned their signed permission form before Monday. $3 will help pay for bus transportation. 

Georgia Milestones scores are in – a formal letter will go home tomorrow with each student and will include their score in each area (ELA, MATH, SCIENCE, and S.S.). If your child has to retest ELA and/or MATH, a separate letter will be included. 

Thank you!

 

Homework and Reminders for Monday, May 1

5th Grade Signature and Field Day tshirt orders are due TOMORROW, May 2

Ledbetter ELA – finish your Raz-Kids activities and quizzes. Come in early if you need computer access for the quizzes.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help with our class Art Gala project, especially the glider swing that needs a piece of wood replaced on the seat! Also, we need assistance sanding and painting. If you’re available, please email Mrs. Ledbetter ASAP!

 

 

Ledbetter Art Gala project – help needed!

Parents/Guardians

Ledbetter’s class is planning on creating a decorative tree  – the leaves will be spray painted (metallic colors) and students will decorate the leaves with inspirational phrases, words, etc. with the theme, “Turning Over a New Leaf” 

SO, we need help spray-painting each leaf of the tree, the bark/trunk, and decorating the basket (outside and inside). If you’re available to assist Ledbetter’s students, please email me at cpledbetter@jcss.us. Also, if you have any IDEAS to help make our art project better, please send your thoughts!

Dates for assistance:
Monday, May 1 9:30 – 10:30am
Thursday, May 4 10:40 – 11:35am
Monday, May 8 10:40 – 11:35am
Wednesday, May 17 9:30 – 10:30am  **Final day of work before Art Gala on May 20

Field Day and 5th Grade T-Shirt Order Forms Coming Home Today

The EJES 5th grade signature shirt order is due by FRIDAY, April 28 – $12

The 5th grade Field Day shirt order is due by next Tuesday, May 2 – $10

**Some students are receiving the Top Fit Eagle tshirt (FREE), so Coach P just needs your tshirt size on the form

Thank you!

EverFi $1000 College Scholarship

Click HERE to view the info and rules for entering the 529 college savings scholarship thru EverFi 

The deadline for entries is Friday, April 28

Sports Physicals @ EJCHS Gym TODAY

3:15 – 5:15pm Sports physicals will be offered for grades 5 – 11 at the EJCHS gym TODAY (Monday, April 24)

Relay for Life “Change Cancer” Fundraiser

Please support our “Change Cancer” drive for Relay For Life! Bring in change to your homeroom teacher starting TODAY (Monday, April 24) through Friday, May 5 – the winning classroom will receive a PIZZA PARTY!

Please help EJES show their support in our “House United” county wide effort for Relay For Life! The event is Friday, May 5th at JCCHS.  Please be there at 6 p.m. for our EJES team lap.

EJCHS FFA Plant Sale

The EJCHS FFA Plant Sale is ready for ROUND 2! We have more veggies, ferns, and pretty hanging baskets perfect for Mother’s Day gifts. Come see us April 24-26th from 8:15 am – 3:00 pm

 

 

EJMS FFA Chicken Q May 12

The East Jackson Middle FFA is now selling tickets for our first annual Chicken Q Plate Sale. 
 
Plates are $8/each and will include a smoked chicken half, chips, beans, bread, and dessert.

 
Plates will be available for pick-up Friday May 12th at the EJMS AG Room 503 from 3:30-5:30
 
All proceeds go towards benefiting the members of the EJMS FFA Chapter.
 
Please see or email me to purchase your tickets!  sholmes@jcss.us

Homework and Reminders for Wednesday, April 12

Reading

Ledbetter math – finish your measurement conversions review (metric and customary)

Ledbetter ELA – finish “Finding Imagery”; Group 1 will perform “The Case of the Runaway Appetite” tomorrow!

Family Science STEM Night tomorrow night – flyers went home yesterday with more details (6 – 7:30pm)

 

Homework and Reminders for Tuesday, April 11

Reading

Ledbetter MATH- complete the graphing ordered pairs and “Browser” activity in your review pack (some students need to finish correcting triangles, too)

Ledbetter ELA – you’ll be performing “The Case of the Disappearing Appetite” tomorrow

Milestones Mania Tic-Tac-Toe boards are due by Friday

**An Upcoming Events list came home with fifth graders today – check your child’s binder so you can mark your calendars! Lots going on the rest of April and May 🙂

**Family Science (STEM) Night is this Thursday 6 – 7:30pm

Special Olympics T-Shirt orders due tomorrow

 

 

 

4-H Tomato Plant Pick-Up TOMORROW 2-6pm EJHS Greenhouse

Homework and Reminders for Monday, April 10

Welcome back!

Homework
Reading
Ledbetter math – complete the triangle naming activity
Milestones MANIA due Friday (optional)

Reminders
5th graders will take the FINAL Math MAPS assessment tomorrow morning 
Special Olympic T-Shirt Orders are due by Wednesday, April 12
Huck’s Night on Tuesday
CHAMPS graduation is planned for May 16 @ 10am
*There’s also an essay contest that will be rewarded during CHAMPS graduation (Ledbetter homeroom will get more details on Thursday)
STEM Night is this Thursday @ 6pm
Georgia Milestones Assessments begin next Monday

 

Milestones Mania Tic-Tac-Toe Board

Due date: April 14

Here’s a link to the Google document, so you can click on the URLs 

Homework and Reminders for Thursday, March 30

One more day before Spring Break!! 
Tonight is the “Review and Be Ready” Milestones Night at EJES 5:30pm – join us to take a “practice” test, receive your child’s projected GMAS scores according to MAPS data, and study tips for the end of grade tests

Reading log

Ledbetter math – no HW tonight because Mrs. Ledbetter kept your sheets 😉 Feel free to do Dreambox or iReady or usatestprep 

ELA – students will finish taking the Language Arts MAPS test tomorrow

 

 

Homework and Reminders for Wednesday, March 29

Reading log

Ledbetter math – decimal division practice #1-12

Thursday, March 30 is the Georgia Milestones Night at EJES 5:30pm – hope you can attend!
5th grade students will receive a “Milestones MANIA!” Tic-Tac-Toe board on Friday to do some GMAS studying!

5th grade students took the Reading MAPS assessment last Friday (teachers have discussed results with students), and we’ll be taking the Language Arts MAPS assessment TOMORROW afternoon during ELA (12:45 – 2:15pm)

 

 

Reminders for Friday, March 24

Students took the Spring Reading MAPS test today, so scores will be shared with them on Monday

Ledbetter IDEA – due to MAPS testing today, we postponed the Cold War assessment for Monday. Students – continue studying! You have your Cold War HyperDoc, partner Cold War Activity on Google Classroom, and the textbook is great resource, so read pgs. 57 – 66 for details about the Cold War – stopping the spread of Communism, Berlin Airlift and the Berlin Wall, Josephy McCarthy and Nikita Khrushchev, NATO, Korean and Vietnam War, and pg. 74 for Space Race details

Ledbetter ELA – finish Wordly Wise 6E 

 

Homework and Reminders for Wednesday, March 22

Reading log

Ledbetter Language Arts – find 2 songs that include figurative language (similes, metaphors, etc.); be ready to share your examples in class!

Friday – all 5th graders will take the Spring Reading MAPS test to show growth they’ve made since Winter 

EverFi Economics – NEW activity to use during Computers

Class Code 

4f905fe2

Your username is “jcsLUNCH” and your password is “eagles17” – when you’re prompted to change your password, just keep it the same by changing it to “eagles17”

You’ll begin practicing with “The Vault” to help you manage money!

Homework and Reminders for Tuesday, March 21

Reading log – don’t forget to turn in your log to Mrs. Ledbetter when you finish your book to get your activity 

Ledbetter Math – Make sure Practice Set 14A is complete and corrected 

Ledbetter ELA – finish your narrative brainstorm so you’re ready to type tomorrow!

 

 

It’s National Agriculture Week!

Check out this website http://agclassroom.org/
Visit the Student Center to discover new information, play some Ag games, and take Virtual Tours

Homework and Reminders for Wednesday, March 15

Reading log – don’t forget to turn in your log to Mrs. Ledbetter when you complete a book, so she can attach your activity

Ledbetter math – finish finding the volume activity by breaking apart the rectangular prisms (use what we did today for assistance!)

Spring pictures need to either be purchased OR returned if you don’t want to keep them – please submit these payments or return photos by Friday

Human Growth and Development is coming up soon – return parental permission form if you want your child to participate in the program 

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