New Hanover Township School

May 1, 2017 
Special News!
Ask Five
(These are conversation starters about things that are happening in our classroom.  Use them if your child likes to say “nothing” when you asked what he/she did in school.)
  • What animal did you pick for your All About book and why?

  • What sound does /ar/ make?  What does it sound like?

  • Would it be better to measure a chair with a ten rod or a snap cube?

  • Would it be better to measure a pencil with a ten rod or a snap cube?

  • What's the difference between a map and a globe?

Language Arts/Reading

We are learning about r-controlled vowels ar, or, and ore.  We are reading "The Tree" from Poppleton Forever and filling in a story map.
We are continuing Topic 12 about measuring.  We will be using ten rods and snap cubes to estimate and measure items in the classroom.
Spelling Words
  • far
  • jar
  • arm
  • bar
  • card
  • yarn
  • yard
  • barn
  • smart
  • art
  • bark
  • chart
Sight Words
  • better
  • saw
  • turned
  • night
  • thought
  • window
  • pretty
  • told 
Important Dates
  • May 1st: Happy Birthday, Nah'layna!
  • May 7th: Happy Birthday, Ryen!
                      Mobile library @ 3:15 pm
  • May 9th: Happy Birthday, Brody!
  • May 17th: Happy Birthday, Gavin!
  • May 25th: Board of Education meeting @ 7:00 pm
  • May 26th: Happy Birthday, Robby!
                      Early Dismissal
  • May 28th: Happy Birthday, Mrs. Schlauch!
  • May 29th: School Closed for Memorial Day
  • June 2nd: End of 4th marking period
  • June 5th: PTO meeting @ 7:00 pm
  • June 8th: Board of Education meeting @ 7:00 pm
  • June 14th: Early Dismissal
  • June 15th: Early Dismissal
                      Last Day of School
                      4th Marking Period report cards given out


  • Please make sure your child still brings in a jacket as the weather is unpredictable
If you would like to contact your child's teacher, she can be reached at the e-mail address listed below:
Ms. Nicole Foderaro: