WELCOME TO THE FOURTH GRADE!!
We are so excited to be on this years journey with you!
My Contact Information:
Mrs. Teresa Toddings
messages can be left for me in any of the following ways:
(732)833-4650 Main Office
Please be aware that our classroom is
peanut/tree nut free!!
To our wonderful students:
PTN FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITYDear Parents,We are writing on behalf of the Switlik PTN to request a donation for our Pocketbook Bingo scheduled for March 15, 2019. We are expecting 200 people at this event. The event proceeds will help the PTN continue to offer class trips, assemblies and additional learning materials to our students.We would greatly appreciate any donation you can make. We are currently asking for donations to purchase some beautiful pocketbooks and accessories to be won at this event. Any amount collected will help ensure the success of this fundraiser. We would also love the support of any business you think may be interested in supporting our school with a monetary donation. Donations are tax deductible and we can provide you with a letter for tax purposes upon request.Please send your donation in an envelope labeled “PTN - Pocketbook Bingo” to school with your child and include your child's name and teacher's name on the envelope. We would like to collect all donations by Wednesday, November 21, 2018. You can also donate through our Switlik Swag Shop and Reservation Store with a credit card:If you are interested in helping to plan this event, we are looking to form a committee, so please send an email and let us know.If you have any questions or need further information, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or Samantha Marley at email@example.com. Thank you so much for your support!Sincerely,Coleen Sgammato and Samantha Marley
Grinch for Good Food Drive to Feed AmericaThe details are as follows:We are collecting non-perishable food items as well as basic hygiene/toiletries (toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, shampoo, conditioner, other).There will be boxes down by the gym, near the big Grinch.We will start collecting on Monday Dec. 3rd and collect until Friday Dec. 14th.
Winter Festivity Parties:
will take place on Thursday, December 20th from 1:30-2:30. Please be cognizant of our entry procedures for our Winter Holiday Celebration:
- Visitors will be limited to 1-2 visitors per student.
- Visit the “New” Visitor Sign up Genius Link on your teacher’s class page.
- Please understand that if your name is not on the list, you may not be allowed to enter the class party.
- Each guest will receive a ticket that must be presented when you sign in with the receptionists.
- Tickets are non-transferable.
- Please refrain from cell phone/camera use while visiting your child’s classroom. Not all parents have consented to have their children photographed.
- Any student who plans on being signed out early by someone other than their parent/guardian, must be accompanied with a note stating permission.
All guests planning to attend classroom celebrations are asked to park in the designated area outside of the gym entrance. All guests are asked to enter and sign in with our receptionists located in the gym lobby. It is district policy that photo identification is presented to our reception area each and every time you enter our school. Absolutely no one will be permitted to participate unless they are signed in and are presented with their visitor’s badge. Your badge must be on you at all times while you are on school premises. We discourage you from signing your child out after the Winter Holiday Celebration, as there will be instruction time for the remainder of the day.
Please be sure you are ready to access your child’s report card on the district portal website. Report cards will be available on the portal to parents on __________ . Also, please remember that if your Portal log-in does not work, please try the “Forgot My Password” link above BEFORE contacting support, as most issues will be resolved through that feature. Please note that the “Forgot Password” link will work only with parents who have an e-mail as their login ID. For questions or problems with your login ID’s or password (or if you do not have them), please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name and phone number, as well as your child’s name, school, grade, student ID number and the problem you are experiencing and we will respond to you as quickly as possible.
Thank you and have a great day!
Below is a list of supplies needed for the beginning of the school year:
- **DUE the first week of school, pictures (printed, magazines, clipart, etc.)
- to decorate your Writer's Notebook**
- These pictures should be of things that will inspire stories throughout the school year.
- Some examples of pictures could be of: family, friends, activities, trips, pets, etc.
- We will be decorating our notebooks within the first full week of the school year (9/17).
- 1 expandable file folder with at least 8 separate slots
- 2 Marble (hard cover) Composition Notebooks
- Post-it Notes
-Soft Pencil Case needed (they fit best in the desks and they don't break if dropped)
- a sturdy hanger for the closet (it should be able to hold your bookbag and jacket in the winter)
**please write your name on these items**
Optional items for class:
- Color pencils/crayons
- Dry Erase Marker
- Glue sticks
**please write your name on everything**
Our classroom is always in need of donations and they are greatly appreciated!
Your donations will absolutely go to good use throughout the school year.
Thank you in advance for thinking of us!
- Post It notes
- Hand Sanitizer
The Switlik 2018-19 Reading Challenge is ON starting September 17th!
Let's earn this year’s Dunk Tank tickets for Switlik's
Annual Reading Fun Festival by doing our daily reading and keeping our logs updated!!
Keeping reading skills strong during each and every school month is vital!
Your child will hand his/her completed log to me every Monday morning. Keeping a tally themselves will help them understand what they have completed and what they still may need to be do to reach their goals.
All students who meet the challenge every school month this year will have an opportunity to knock Mrs.McKiernan and other teachers down in the dunk tank.
MONTHLY READING GOALS:
SEPTEMBER = 18 STEPS
OCTOBER = 42 STEPS
NOVEMBER = 34 STEPS
DECEMBER = 28 STEPS
JANUARY= 42 STEPS
FEBRUARY= 36 STEPS
MARCH= 42 STEPS
APRIL= 30 STEPS
MAY= 44 STEPS
JUNE= 18 STEPS
**THE CLASS THAT READS THE MOST STEPS IN A GIVEN MONTH WILL RECEIVE THE
GOLDEN BOOK AWARD**