October 28th, 2019
Halloween Party Thursday Oct. 31
Intermediate’s Halloween Party will be on Thursday October 31st from 10:00-12:00. The party is being organized by the Halloween Party Committee. We will need a few parent volunteers the day of the party to help with supervising food and games. If you would like to volunteer that day, please let Miss Dubitsky know.
A Note From the Intermediate Halloween Committee
Dear Intermediate families, we have made donation lists for this year’s Halloween party and placed them on the doors in the courtyard. Please consider donating to our party so that we will have enough food. Students can sign up for donations on one of the donation lists. We would like the following items: fruit snacks, chips, tortilla chips, candy, toilet paper, red licorice, oreos, paper plates, paper or plastic cups, and jello. If there is something on the list that is not included on this list, please talk to a 6th grade member of the committee or Miss D. Sincerely, the Intermediate Halloween Committee. (Just an FYI- donation lists were put out and announced early last week and we haven’t gotten any sign ups for donations yet. The committee is a little worried so they asked to put this in the newsletter! – Miss D)
Halloween Costume Reminders
Students are allowed to wear Halloween costumes to the Halloween Party on the 31st. Please remember that all school dress code rules apply to costumes. In addition, students may not wear masks that cover any portion of their face or costumes with excessive gore. Students should be able to walk and move around normally in their costume. Weapon accessories are also banned from the Halloween Party and should not be brought to school.
Thank you First Trimester Elective Volunteers!
A HUGE thank you to all elective volunteers for providing opportunities for our intermediate and middle school students to participate in so many different activities. Thank you Sara Wall, Iva McClurg, Stephanie Brooks, Jessica Gamble, Brandi Lopez, Annu Fuentes, and Adriana Solorio.
Also thank you to middle school students who stepped up to facilitate an elective: Jasmin Diaz-Munoz, Nicole Halbasch, Anthony Katusich, Enrique Martinez, Shudhit Sooch, Malcom Miller, and Seth Conner.
We need you!!! Elective Help 2nd Trimester
We need volunteers to supervise/teach electives for our 4th-8th grade students. This is a vital part of our program allowing students to enjoy and be introduced to varied experiences.
4th – 8th grade students have electives from 2:00 – 2:55 on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. 4th- 6th grade students have an additional elective 2:00 – 2:55 on Thursday.
Each elective is one day a week for one hour per day. Trimester 2 electives begin December 2nd and go through March 5th.
Some past popular electives and new ideas include: outdoor sports, board games, photography, recycle art, drama, woodworking, gardening, ultimate Frisbee, cooking, special effects makeup, filmmaking/editing, costume design, choir, zumba, foreign language, fun with science, fundraising, roller skating and video game design. We encourage new ideas too!
Please email aca2middle@
Instrumental Music students should be practicing at home!
A friendly reminder for all students in instrumental music: you need to practice your instrument as much as possible! This helps you become a better musician! Please schedule time in your week to practice. All instruments must be taken home from school everyday for students to practice. Please do not leave your instrument at school overnight.
Students received their Weekly Work folders this week. Inside those folders you will find all of their assignments. We will also include the assignments each week in the newsletter just in case.
All Intermediate Students
Research: Performance #6
Lifeskill: Common Sense
Social Studies: Early Explorers
Writing: Letter Revisions
Science: Owl Pellets/Food Webs
LA #1: Halloween Story
LA #2:STAR Test
LA #3: None
LA MobyMax: None
Spelling/Grammar: Word Scramble
Math #1: Multiplication Word Problems
Math #2: 1 – Multiplication
2 – Multiply and Divide
3 – Multiply and Divide
Math #3: 1 – Unit 1 Review
2 – Unit 2-1
3 – Unit 2-3
Math MobyMax: None
LA 1: Inferences 9 Quiz
LA 2: Personification
LA 3: Readworks.org
LA Moby Max: Commas
Math 1: Subtracting Money
Math 2: Workshop (2 proofs) or Pass One Mult. level
Math 3: none
Math Moby Max: Fact Fluency
Language Arts #1: Discussion
Language Arts #2:Test Prep
Language Arts #3: Bud, Not Buddy Test
LA MobyMax: None
Math #1: Review
Math #2: Test
Math #3: 3.1.1
Math MobyMax: Fact Fluency (20 minutes for the week)
Spelling: Typing.com x2
Dates to Remember:
Oct 31st – Halloween Party (Minimum Day)
Nov 1st – Adjusted Minimum Day (9:15am-2:00pm)
Nov 11th – Veteran’s Day (No School)
Nov 12th – Cal Academy of Sciences Field Trip
Nov 15th – Minimum Day
Nov 18th-22nd – Conference Week (Minimum Days)
Nov 25th-29th – Thanksgiving Break
The Intermediate Teachers
Miss Dubitsky, Mrs. Gonzalez, and Miss Albertoni