Bethany Maness

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Announcements:   
-Here is the link the the math and reading book I suggested for extra practice at conferences. 
-The released portfolio's are listed under reading resources.
-We will check out books every Tuesday, so please make sure your child is bringing their library books. 
Important dates: 

  1. Monday December 5th we will start our Gingerbread house contest. Students can bring in change to vote for their favorite gingerbread house during lunch. The money we raise will go towards buying gifts and needed items for our families in need at RMA during the holiday season.
  2. Homecoming week is next week. Each day has a theme and students are encouraged to participate! Please make sure they are still following the dress code.
    1. Monday: Dress country or country club
    2. Tuesday: Patriotic day
    3. Wednesday: Jazz up your jeans – you can bedazzle a pair of jeans to wear!
    4. Thursday: Charity day/Pajama day
    5. Friday: RMA spirit day – wear your homecoming shirt today! If you don’t have one student’s can wear any RMA shirt. Homecoming shirts will be in next week and students will have them in time to wear them on Friday.
  3. December 16th we will have our December birthday celebration. I will send out a sign up genius next week for my December parents to sign up for a treat to send in.
  4. December 19th we will have our Christmas party and our 2nd nine weeks class store. Please send in items for students to “buy” from our class store. I will create another amazon wishlist with suggestions. I hope to make this store as successful as our last one! I will send out a signup genius for any Christmas party supplies needed next week as well!
  5. December 20th is our Christmas program. Parents are invited to come out and watch their student in perform a Christmas song. We are doing “Elves Just Wanna Have Fun” from the new Santa Clause series on Disney+. Here is the link you can use to go ahead and start practicing at home. I will be in touch with more details on things students will need for our performance next week. The program will start at 9:00 am and doors to the high school gym will open at 8:30. Students may leave with you at the end of the program. This is also a ½ day and we will dismiss at 11:30, but you know we always dismiss earlier on half days!