Grade 5 Happenings







           The fifth-grade students enthusiastically participated in the Thanksgiving Prayer Service. Congratulations to them all, especially Aidan Desaulniers and Riley DeMerchant for representing the class as readers.  On Friday, December 7th other members of the fifth grade will serve as lectors for First Friday Mass.  I am very proud of all of them, and I look forward to seeing other members of the fifth grade take on leadership roles in upcoming school events.

           The class has been busy crafting ornaments for the Christmas tree raffle.  We will be creating a patriotic tree this year.  You can purchase tickets on the night of the Christmas Show.  All proceeds will go to improving the audio/visual equipment for the stage. 

            December will be a busy month.  The students have been practicing with Mrs. Jalinskas for this year’s Christmas Show.  It will be on Thursday, December 13th at 7: 00 p.m. in the school’s gym.  Read Mrs. Sampiere’s newsletter for student dress code for the show.  Students should arrive in their classrooms by 6:45.

            Thank you for commenting on our book of haikus.  Right now, we are putting together a children’s book called The ABC’s of Christmas. Hopefully you will all get a chance to read it before the Christmas break.

            On December 20th, the students will be treated to a Christmas pizza party hosted by the Ladies Guild in memory of Mr. Joseph Angelillo.  If your child does not eat pizza, you will need to send a lunch in with him/her on that day.

           I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all families who donated presents to the family adopted by the third, fourth, and fifth grades.  You have truly made a difference in the lives of others. Thanks for helping spread the Joy of Christmas!

           The students have expressed an interest in participating in a Secret Santa gift exchange. We will choose names and students will buy three small gifts for their secret pal.

December 7th - $3.00 to $5.00

December 14th - $3.00 to $5.00

December 21st - $5.00 to $7.00



Remember, it’s a secret!

I wish you all a Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy holiday season.



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