Room 12B News - Week of March 16th

Important Dates:
March 16th to 20th - Book Fair
March 17th - Book Fair Family Night 6:00pm - 7:30pm
March 26th - PTA Meeting 6:30pm
March 30th to April 6th - Spring Break
April 12th - PPIE Fun Run
April 15th - Walk or Roll to School
April 21st - Field Trip to San Jose Tech Museum
May 1st - Aluminum Can Drive
May 20th - Open House & Art Show
May 22nd - Alviso Adobe Field Trip
May 25th - No School - Memorial Day Holiday
May 28th - PTA Meeting 
June 10th - Gold Rush Day
June 11th - Field Day
June 12th - Last Dat of School (minimum day 12:30pm release time)

Module 4 Math Test - March 25th 

Library Books Due Wednesday, March 18th

Book Orders Online Ordering: 
Book Orders due February 25th
Bring in a check with your order or order online.
class password: FMGL8

Report Cards
Report Cards went home on Friday.  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free 
to contact me.  If you have questions regarding PE, please contact Dan Maslana at, questions regarding science lab go to Cece McCarthy at, and lastly music is Cecile Henderson at  
Book Fair
The Book Fair is in full swing this week.  If your child would like to purchase books, please 
send money with them and they can purchase books before school, recess, lunch, or after 
school.  There will also be Family Shopping night on Tuesday 6:00pm - 7:30pm.  Come and 
support our school. 

Thanks to everyone for their generous support at the Fun Run this year.  Our classroom has 
received the mac laptop from the proceeds of the Fun Run  We are now able to project on 
our Apple TV and use several functions that will enhance the technology in the classroom.  
This is definitely a great donation for us!

Upcoming Field Trip
We will be going to the San Jose Tech Museum on April 21st.  This field trip is an all day 
event in which we will be visiting the hands-on exhibits and watching the IMAX movie, 
Forces of Nature.  We will need drivers/chaperones for this trip.  Please mark your 
calendars if you are available to drive.  I will be sending permission slips out after spring 

Curriculum going forward
Readers Workshop - Determining Importance in nonfiction text
Writer's Workshop - Titanic Writing Project
Science - Magnets & Magnetism
Social Studies - CA Missions
Math - Finishing Geometry & then moving to Fractions
Core Literature - Finishing Island of the Blue Dolphin & then moving to The One & Only Ivan 

Have a FABULOUS week!
Mrs. Carrolan

*Heroes are not born, they are made*