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Mrs. Painz - Homeroom 5/14

posted May 14, 2019, 7:49 PM by Jessica Painz

This Week

  • Articles of Confederation
  • U.S. Constitution
Important Dates:

Mrs. Painz - Homeroom 5/6

posted May 6, 2019, 11:26 AM by Jessica Painz

This Week

  • Monday - Science Fair
  • Tuesday - Science Fair Judging
  • Wednesday = Field Day
  • Thursday = Assessment Day 8-12
  • Friday = PD Day
Upcoming
  • The Constitution
Important Dates:

Mrs. Painz - Homeroom 4/15

posted Apr 15, 2019, 12:17 PM by Jessica Painz

This Week

  • American Revolution
  • April 17 = Science Fair Checkpoint #1 due
  • April 19 = Adoit Expo Day
Upcoming
  • Life Science: plants, adaptations
  • The Constitution
Important Dates:
  • April 23 = Science Fair Checkpoint #2 die
  • April 24 = Weather and Science Day/Rockies Game Field Trip
  • May 1 = Science Fair Checkpoint #3 due
  • May 3 = Math in the Mall Field Trip
  • May 6-7 = Science Fair
  • May 8 = Field Day
  • May 10 = PD Day
  • May 22 = 5th grade picnic
  • May 23 = Last Day of School!

Mrs. Painz - Homeroom 4/9

posted Apr 9, 2019, 9:56 AM by Jessica Painz   [ updated Apr 9, 2019, 10:23 AM ]

This Week

  • CMAS Science
  • American Revolution
  • Classification of Animals
Upcoming
  • Life Science: plants, adaptations
  • The Constitution
Important Dates:
  • 4/8, 4/9, 4/11 = CMAS Science 9:00-10:45
  • April 17 = Science Fair Checkpoint #1 due
  • April 19 = Adoit Expo Day
  • April 23 = Science Fair Checkpoint #2 die
  • April 24 = Weather and Science Day/Rockies Game Field Trip
  • May 1 = Science Fair Checkpoint #3 due
  • May 3 = Math in the Mall Field Trip
  • May 6-7 = Science Fair
  • May 8 = Field Day
  • May 10 = PD Day
  • May 22 = 5th grade picnic
  • May 23 = Last Day of School!

Mrs. Painz - Homeroom 3/19

posted Mar 19, 2019, 10:43 AM by Jessica Painz   [ updated Mar 19, 2019, 10:46 AM ]

This Week

  • Human Body Systems
Upcoming
  • Life Science: plants, adaptations
  • The American Revolution
  • The Constitution
Important Dates:
  • 3/18, 3/19, 3/21: CMAS English Language Arts 12:20-2:20
  • March 22: Parent acknowledgment of science fair information due 
  • March 25-29 = Spring Break
  • April 1 = PD Day (No School)
  • April 3 = Science Fair proposals due
  • 4/2, 4/4, 4/5: CMAS Mathematics 12:20-2:20
  • 4/8, 4/9, 4/11: CMAS Science 9:00-10:45
  • April 17 = Science Fair Checkpoint #1 due
  • April 19 = Adoit Expo Day
  • April 23 = Science Fair Checkpoint #2 die
  • April 24 = Weather and Science Day/Rockies Game
  • May 1 = Science Fair Checkpoint #3 due
  • May 3 = Math in the Mall Field Trip
  • May 6-7 = Science Fair
  • May 8 = Field Day
  • May 10 = PD Day
  • May 23 = Last Day of School!

Mrs. Painz - Homeroom 3/4 (Class Pictures Tomorrow)

posted Mar 4, 2019, 2:42 PM by Jessica Painz

This Week

  • AmeriTowne:
    • Job Training (Monday)
    • Staff Meetings (Tuesday)
    • AmeriTowne Field Trip on Thursday
Upcoming
  • Earth Sciences - The Earth and Sun
    • Investigation 4: Heating Earth
      • Heating Earth Materials
      • Conduction
      • Convection
      • Color and Energy Transfer
    • Investigation 5: Water Planet
      • Condensation
      • Evaporation
      • Water Cycle
      • Climate
  • The American Revolution
  • The Constitution
Important Dates:
  • March 4-8 = Read Across America Read-A-Thon
  • March 5 =  Class Pictures
  • March 25-29 = Spring Break
  • April 1 = PD Day (No School)
  • April 19 = Adoit Expo Day
  • April 24 = Weather and Science Day/Rockies Game

Mrs. Painz - Homeroom 2-22-19 (QUIZ MONDAY)

posted Feb 22, 2019, 11:19 AM by Jessica Painz   [ updated Feb 22, 2019, 1:57 PM ]

Next Week (week of 2/25):

  • AmeriTowne: Interviews
  • Earth Sciences - The Earth and Sun
    • Investigation 3 QUIZ MONDAY
      • Students should ...
        • Know about air pressure
        • Know how temperature influences air pressure
        • Be able to prove that air is matter
        • Know about air particles in the layers of the atmosphere
        • Know about relative temperature in the layers of the atmosphere (overall concept, not exact numbers for each layer)
        • Know about humidity, air pressure, temperature, wind speed, and wind direction. Know what they are, what tools are used to measure them (and what units), and what each tool looks like
Upcoming 
  • AmeriTowne:
    • Job Training (week of 3/4)
    • Staff Meeting (week of 3/4)
    • AmeriTowne Field Trip on Thursday, March 7th = get in permission slips if you haven't yet!
  • Earth Sciences - The Earth and Sun
    • Investigation 4: Heating Earth
      • Heating Earth Materials
      • Conduction
      • Convection
      • Color and Energy Transfer
    • Investigation 5: Water Planet
      • Condensation
      • Evaporation
      • Water Cycle
      • Climate
  • The American Revolution
  • The Constitution
Important Dates:
  • March 4-8 = Read Across America Read-A-Thon
  • March 5 =  Class Pictures
  • March 7 = AmeriTowne
  • March 25-29 = Spring Break
  • April 1 = PD Day (No School)
  • April 19 = Adoit Expo Day
  • April 24 = Weather and Science Day/Rockies Game

Mrs. Painz - Homeroom 2/6/19

posted Feb 6, 2019, 8:28 AM by Jessica Painz   [ updated Feb 22, 2019, 11:11 AM ]

This Week:

  • AmeriTowne
  • Earth Sciences - The Earth and Sun
    • Investigation 3:  Earth's Atmosphere
      • The Air Around Us
      • The Atmosphere
      • Local Weather
Upcoming:
  • AmeriTowne
  • Earth Sciences - The Earth and Sun
    • Investigation 4: Heating Earth
      • Heating Earth Materials
      • Conduction
      • Convection
      • Color and Energy Transfer
    • Investigation 5: Water Planet
      • Condensation
      • Evaporation
      • Water Cycle
      • Climate
  • The American Revolution
  • The Constitution
Important Dates:
  • February 13-15 = Conferences
  • March 7 = AmeriTowne
  • March 25-29 = Spring Break
  • April 1 = PD Day (No School)
  • April 24 = Weather and Science Day/Rockies Game

Mrs. Painz - Homeroom 1-22-19

posted Jan 22, 2019, 3:43 PM by Jessica Painz

This Week:

  • AmeriTowne
  • Earth Sciences - The Earth and Sun
    • Investigation 1 Quiz: Monday
    • Investigation 2 : Planetary Systems
      • How Big and How Far?
      • Stars
Upcoming:
  • AmeriTowne
  • Earth Sciences - The Earth and Sun
    • Investigation 2 : Planetary Systems
      • How Big and How Far?
      • Stars
    • Investigation 3:  Earth's Atmosphere
      • The Air Around Us
      • The Atmosphere
      • Local Weather
    • Investigation 4: Heating Earth
      • Heating Earth Materials
      • Conduction
      • Convection
      • Color and Energy Transfer
    • Investigation 5: Water Planet
      • Condensation
      • Evaporation
      • Water Cycle
      • Climate
  • The American Revolution
  • The Constitution
Important Dates:
  • January 16 = Spelling Bee (6pm)
  • January 21 = MLK Day
  • January 24 = Geography Bee (6:30pm)
  • February 1 = Dodgeball Tournament (1-4pm)
  • February 13-15 = Conferences
  • March 7 = AmeriTowne
  • March 25-29 = Spring Break
  • April 1 = PD Day (No School)
  • April 24 = Weather and Science Day/Rockies Game

Mrs. Painz - Homeroom 1/14/19

posted Jan 14, 2019, 2:43 PM by Jessica Painz

This Week:

  • Earth Sciences - The Earth and Sun
    • Investigation 1: The Sun
      • Shadow Shifting
      • Sun Tracking
      • Day and Night
Upcoming:
  • AmeriTowne
  • Earth Sciences - The Earth and Sun
    • Investigation 1: The Sun
      • Shadow Shifting
      • Sun Tracking
      • Day and Night
    • Investigation 2 : Planetary Systems
      • How Big and How Far?
      • Stars
    • Investigation 3:  Earth's Atmosphere
      • The Air Around Us
      • The Atmosphere
      • Local Weather
    • Investigation 4: Heating Earth
      • Heating Earth Materials
      • Conduction
      • Convection
      • Color and Energy Transfer
    • Investigation 5: Water Planet
      • Condensation
      • Evaporation
      • Water Cycle
      • Climate
  • The American Revolution
  • The Constitution
Important Dates:
  • January 16 = Spelling Bee (6pm)
  • January 21 = MLK Day
  • January 24 = Geography Bee (6:30pm)
  • February 1 = Dodgeball Tournament (1-4pm)
  • February 13-15 = Conferences
  • March 7 = AmeriTowne
  • March 25-29 = Spring Break
  • April 1 = PD Day (No School)
  • April 24 = Weather and Science Day/Rockies Game

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