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Walk with Pride-Tomorrow!

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dear Parents, Walk with Pride is here! I invite all of you to join us tomorrow morning at Lovers’ Point to walk/bike/skate/scoot/run the bike path in an effort to raise money for Room 10. Students have a pledge sheet that they can record lap pledges on, or friends and family may make a single gift to the classroom. Checks can be made out to PG Pride. The Uppman family will be walking the path at 9am would love for students to join us. If you cannot make it, students are still welcome (and encouraged!) to bring in a donation to the...

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Explorer Notes Due Tomorrow!

Posted by on Sep 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dear Parents, While studying early exploration, students were gripped with the desire to write research reports on famous explorers. Hard to imagine, but they were begging to do research reports on them! I aim to please! On Tuesday, students were given the opportunity to choose their explorer and begin taking notes on their early life, their explorations and the routes they sailed. They were given 2 hours to work on this yesterday and another 1.5+ hours today. This research time was structured with graphic organizers and research material was...

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1st Room 10 Podcast!

Posted by on Sep 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dear Parents, I am so excited to announce our very first Room 10 Podcast of the year! These podcasts will be recorded and posted at least once a week, giving you an auditory rundown of what our kiddos are working on. Our cast for the first recording session includes Iggy, Andrew, Jacob, Amanda, Evan and Chris. Take a listen here! Sincerely,...

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Important September 2015 Dates

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Classroom | 0 comments

Dear Parents, Is it obvious yet that I’m catching up on paperwork tonight? You’ll find our jam-packed September 2015 calendar below. Watch your e-mail, the Facebook group and Remind101 app for reminders! **All e-mails and calendar dates are also published on our website, www.mrs.uppman.com, for future reference! ———————————————————- Tuesday, September 8: Walk with Pride campaign begins! Wednesday, September 9:...

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5th Grade Band/Orchestra Sign-Ups!

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Classroom | 0 comments

Dear Parents, Last week, your students were introduced to the 5th grade instrumental music program. I sent home information about the program today, including a form for you to enroll your student. There is also a link below for you to enroll your child online. The deadline for signing up is Thursday, September 10th. Please read the letter that was sent home today, discuss it with your family, and respond by Thursday. Please don’t hesitate to e-mail Dave Hoffman (dhoffman@pgusd.org) with any questions you may have! Online sign-up...

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Walk with Pride: It’s On!

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Classroom | 0 comments

Dear Parents, Ittttttt’s here! Our biggest fundraising drive of the year is Walk with Pride and the race is on! Traditionally, students have collected pledges from friends and families, and then gathered at Lover’s Point to walk laps on the walking path to help earn money for their classrooms. We are finding as more and more families are involved in athletic and social activities, the fundraiser has changed into a simple giving campaign. Last year, our Room 10 students were incredibly motivated to build our podcasting station and...

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Livermore Lab Field Trip: Wednesday, Sep. 9!

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Classroom | 0 comments

Dear Parents, We have one of our biggest field trips of the year tomorrow! Room 10 will be traveling to Livermore Labs in Livermore, CA. We will have the opportunity to see chemistry experiments that involve dry ice, electric currents and other concepts that line up with our science standards. I currently have Barb Utter, Sue Moore, Richard or Leslie Llantero, Olga Maximoff and Sara Wafa down as drivers. Please let me know if you would like to drive for this trip and are not on my list. This is an unusual trip as we leave at 6:45 am in order...

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Long Division Videos

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in Classroom | 0 comments

Today, we re-tested on long division. But first we made videos teaching others how to do a long division math problem, just to solidify the process in our head. Take a look at the videos below! Mrs. Uppman Amia and Neda http://mrs.uppman.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Amia-and-Nedas-Long-Division-Video.mp4 Sean and Adriano http://mrs.uppman.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Sean-and-Adrianos-Long-Division-Video.mp4 James and Spencer http://mrs.uppman.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/James-and-Spencers-Long-Division-Video.mp4 James and Spencer,...

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Sign up for counseling services

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Classroom, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dear Parents, Students are Robert Down are extremely lucky to have their own in-school counselor, Mrs. Frudden. Mrs. Frudden is here 2.5 days a week to meet 1:1 and in groups to talk about any issue a student might be working through, such as stress/anxiety, family issues, adhd management, peer relationships, etc.. If you would like your child to meet with Mrs. Frudden, simply reply e-mail me and I’ll work on getting them into the proper program! Fifth grade is the last year year this service is available to students in this format and...

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New book orders-due next Friday!

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dear Families, Good news! This month’s Scholastic Reading Club flyers are ready for you to explore with your child. Children read more when they choose their own books, so I encourage you to look at the flyers together. This month the flyers are filled with really great holiday gift and stocking stuffer ideas! Place your order online at scholastic.com/readingclub or return the order form and payment to me. Ordering online gives you more books to choose from. When you go online, you also have the option of ordering from any grade level...

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