Dr. Toney- James Grade 4 Room 206 mrtoney@cps.edu

December 19, 2017

December 22nd Winter Wonderland Assembly

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Winter Celebration Assembly- 

I am asking that students wear solid white collared shirts and black slacks or skirt. Please let me know if your child is in need of a white shirt.

“Walking in a Winter Wonderland” 

Date: December 22, 2017

Time: 9:15 am – 10:15 a.m.

Location: Ray School Auditorium.

All parents, guardians and family are invited to attend.  Please note that the doors to the School Auditorium will open at 9:00 am. Ray school students will celebrate the winter season with musical and dance performances.

On behalf of the entire faculty and staff, please join us as we share this joyous time of year together!

Random Acts of Kindness Week at Ray- Last Week Before Winter Break

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Monday-Friday  –Schoolwide Project
RAK -Random Acts of Kindness at Ray
Monday – Student to Student in the same class
Tuesday – Student to Teacher and/or Support Staff
Wednesday – Student to Clinician, Resource Teacher, Office Staff, Safe Passage, Custodian, Lunchroom Staff or  Bus Driver
Thursday – Student to Family Member
Friday – Student to Student not in the same class or Free Choice
*Write a note, give compliment, be someone to a strange, help keep our school clean and the list goes on
Winter Caroling
8:55-9:10  First Floor (Pre-K, K & 1)
9:15-9:30  Second Floor (2, 3, 4 & DHH)
9:30-9:45  Third Floor (5, 6, 7 & 8)
Staff vs Student Game TBA
Winter Assembly Rehearsal @2pm
Class Winter Celebrations
Winter Assembly@ 9:15 a.m.

December 11, 2017

December 12, 2017- Southwest Region Social Studies Test

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4th grade students will take states and Capitals Test on the Southwest Region this Week. Students will be given an oral and map  test on Tuesday. Students were given a study guide to practice.

Southwest Region 

Arizona, Phoenix

New Mexico, Santa Fe

Oklahoma, Oklahoma City

Texas, Austin

Winter Spirit Week December 11- 15, 2017

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Winter Spirit Days
December 11-15, 2017

Monday – Crazy Day
Crazy Colorful Clothes
Crazy Socks
Crazy Hair

Tuesday – Pajama & Stuff Animal and Movie (3-3:45) Day

Wednesday – Education T-Shirt Day
Wear any school t-shirt or hoodie
Staff eat lunch with students and share high school and college experiences

Thursday – Ugly/Beautiful Winter Sweater Contest Day (Prizes awarded in class)

Friday – Twin or Jean Day

December 6, 2017

Ray Family Stem Night December 12. 2017

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Come join us for a fun night of Science Technology Engineering and Math !!!!!! 
WHEN: Tuesday, December 12th from 5:00 – 6:30 PM.
There will activities for all ages.
Our school Science Fair judging will be taking place in the cafeteria

December 5, 2017

December 4-8, 2017

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Dear Parents,

Are there any available parent volunteers for a walking field trip 12/08/ 17 ? Please email  me.

During the week of November 13th, parents received a form concerning Robocalls.  Forms need to be turned in to allow Robocalls to be used as a form of communication.  Please turn in the form if you would like to have Robocalls as a way of being informed about the events at Ray School.

Literacy Homework Worksheet – Due Friday 12/8/17 

Groups A &B:

The Two Harriets,  Heroines of Abolition (H)

Math Homework- 

Homelinks 3.10 – Monday

Homelinks 3.11 — Tuesday

Homelinks 3.12 –  Wednesday

Homelinks 3.13 Thursday

All homework due Friday


December 4, 2017

December 6-7 -Social Studies Test

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4th grade students will take states and Capitals Test on the West Region this Week. Students will be given an oral test on Wednesday and a Map test on Thursday. Students were given a study guide to practice.

West Region

  1. Alaska – Juneau
  2. California – Sacramento
  3. Colorado –Denver
  4. Hawaii – Honolulu
  5. Idaho –Boise
  6. Montana – Helena
  7. Nevada- Carson City
  8. Oregon – Salem
  9. Utah – Salt Lake City
  10. Washington – Olympia

11. Wyoming – Cheyenne



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