Math and Maturation

Homeroom: It's that time of year again when 5th graders have the opportunity to attend a conversation about how their bodies will change. They should have brought home letter explaining what will be covered. Then you can decide whether you want then to attend or not. You are welcome to…

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week March 2

Happy Birthday Dr Seuss! I am glad he is not on the loose!  We will have a short day Friday but will still test on Unit 4.3. The spelling test will be done on Thursday. Book Reports are due March 19 Thursday. Book topic is student choice.

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5th grade maturation program March 17th/ spring photos

Parents/guardians- it is time for the maturation program for 5th graders.  I am sending home today packets with the information  and the consent form that MUST be returned.  Also spring photos are coming so I will send that also.  Thank you.

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Wax Museum Volunteers Needed

We need 2-3 parents per room to volunteer to help students set up and run their exhibits and help monitor the room.  This will also allow teachers to circulate and evaluate exhibits for the grading period.  If you would like to volunteer, please email me at tfloyd@athlosutah.org.  Thank you!!

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Discovery Gateway Wednesday Activities

On Wednesday February 19th the fifth-grade students will have a make up work period from 2:35-3:20. If students are missing any classwork, they will be required to go to one of two classrooms to make up their missing assignments, quizzes, or tests. Please check Powerschool for missing assignments. Once they…

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5th Grade Weekly Newsletter

Week of Feb 24-28   -     Week7Newsletter Week of Feb 17-21   -       Week5Newsletter Week of Feb 10-14   -      Week3Newsletter Week of Feb 3-7   -         5th Grade News Letterw2 Week of Jan 27-31 -       5th Grade News Letter Click on the link to…

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Maturation Program

Maturation Program - All fifth-grade students will attend the maturation program on  Tuesday March 17th from 1:45 - 2:45.  The boys and the girls will be separated and will have a detailed presentation that follows the Utah State Education Core Curriculum (Healthy Lifestyles). The Program is abstinence based and the…

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week Feb 10

We will be studying Unit 4.1. Tall Tales. Book reports will be due on February 19th on the topic of sports  or history. The history wax museum will be Feb 28th here at school.  Have a nice week.

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Ms. Floyd's Valetine's Information

I have talked to the class about this particular holiday.  Fifth grade is the awkward year of moving away from class valentines and going into middle school with just friends and special valentines.  We discussed that they are moving into the part of life where they will not always get…

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Thank You

This is much later than I intended.  I want to thank the students and parents who showered me with Christmas gifts.   Your thoughtfulness and generosity was overwhelming and unfortunately I lost track of everyone who handed me a gift.  Again, thank you so much!  Everything is so appreciated!

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5th Grade Wax Museum

The 5th grade wax museum will be open on February 28th from 8:30-10:30am.  Students have been given an informational letter to take home to sign with their parents.  They also have a packet of requirements for the assignment.  Parents and family are invited to tour the museum during this time. …

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5th Grade Wax Museum Volunteers

We would love to have 2-3 parents per room to volunteer to help students set up and run their exhibits and help monitor the room.  This will also allow teachers to circulate and evaluate exhibits for the grading period.  If you would like to volunteer, please email me at tfloyd@athlosutah.org. …

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week feb 3l

Hi, we are working on Unit 3.5 this week. Book reports are due February 19 on the topic of sports/ or history.  Keep reading at home to improve fluency speed. Our goal is 138 wpm by the end of the year.

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Science Fair

I have received several inquiries concerning the science fair. After meeting with our team and administration it has been decided that there will NOT be a science fair this year. During the fourth quarter students will be completing a research project relating to a scientist of their choosing. More detailed…

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Late Work in 3rd Quarter

In the third quarter, late work will be accepted no longer than a week later with no penalty.  Exceptions will be made for those who have absences.  After the week grace period, any late assignment will have 30% of points deducted for lateness.  If it is a 1-4 graded assignment,…

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Jan 21 week

Hello, This short week will have no spelling or reading test. We will work on our writing skills, a cursive writing art project, and do a readers theater,of course on pirates. Next week we will continue on with Unit 3.4.  Progress reports will be handed out on Friday for the…

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Hope of America

Here is the email that was sent to all 5th-grade parents and guardians: Hello 5th-grade parents & guardians, This year the 5th-graders will be participating in the "Hope of America" program at the BYU Marriott Center on May 5, 2020. This is the first year Athlos Academy has participated in…

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Happening this Month

Events to plan for . Jan/ 15th Character traits assembly Jan. 20th- 21st No School Martin Luther King Day and Teacher Prep Jan. 21st End of semester Homeroom – .We will be working on character traits in huddles Math this week Monday- Creating story problems Tuesday Creating story problems (homework…

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week Jan 6-13

Hi, Parents welcome back to the final last "half " of Fifth grade! The students have a book report due Jan 17, which is also Friday and the last day of the term. The topic assigned for the report is fantasy. We are doing Unit 3.3 including spelling. Remember good…

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January Focus

In January, we will be discussing the character traits of Integrity and Leadership.  We will be exploring what each trait is characterized by and how we can apply it every day in our lives.  There are no outside projects for this content; all activities will be done in class.  But…

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January Focus

In January, we will be moving through the Revolutionary War learning about the people and events that contributed to the founding of the country.  It's a big subject with many people and history to learn and talk about.  We will spend the whole month studying this historical period.  We will…

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Choir Music

Choir Music-Christmas Program 2019   Peace Like a River Peace Like a River-(with words) Peace Like a River (without words) Blessing Blessing (with the words) Blessing (another really pretty one-This one is slower than we are doing) Blessing (without words-just the piano part to practice with) Bonse Aba Bonse Aba…

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Welcome to December

Events to plan for . Dec. 2 -13 Food drive, help our school to reach 5,000 pounds in donated goods Dec. 20th Sack lunches peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, or home lunch Dec. 20th Holiday party Dec. 23rd NO SCHOOL UNTIL JANUARY Homeroom - .We will be gathering food items…

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PC in Action Courage/Grit Project

During the weeks of December 9th and December 16th, your student will be presenting their person of Courage/Grit during their scheduled PC in Action class.  Students are currently signing up for their presentation days.  You are more than welcome to attend your student's presentation.  Students should have in their possession…

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Christmas Program Info Letter

Dear Parents and Guardians, Due to an unfortunate scheduling conflict, our Christmas concerts will be held on TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, rather than on Monday, December 16th. I sincerely apologize for any inconvenience and hope many will still be able to make that date work in their schedules.  The concerts will be held…

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Finally--How to find missing grades!!!

I wanted you all to know this as soon as I got it. Thank you for your patience. How Parents Can View Assignments in PowerSchool 11/19/2019. 1.go to Power school and log on 2. Click grades and attendance tab 3. Grades and Attendance tab > Click the [ i ]icon…

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This week in Mr. Murray's class

Events to plan for . Nov. 27 -20 Thanksgiving Holiday No school Homeroom - . Math this week Monday- Working with ratios (homework) Tuesday Ratios Wednesday Fractions checkpoint Thursday Common denominators Friday Unit 2 assessment Homework will come home about twice a week, but they can always work on math…

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November Emphasis-US History & Geography

In November, we will begin studying the establishment of the English colonies and life in them.  We will take a closer look at Roanoke, Jamestown, Plymouth, and Salem.  Toward the end of the month we will focus on the events leading up to the Revolutionary War.  With Geography we will…

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PC in Action November Emphasis and Project

In November we will be working in the pillars of Courage and Grit.  We will be studying the components of each and meeting people throughout history, famous and not so famous, who exemplified these traits.  Students will have a small project (one page written and a poster) and 3 minute…

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Student Spotlight

Tristan is a shining example of how to embrace each of the performance characters. What I appreciate most is his ability to be a leader, a friend, and example for other students to follow. He is a wonderful student and I am happy to be his teacher!

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Past issues of "English Language Arts News & Views"

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Performance Character Manners Unit

Students received an activity involving conversation starters this week in class.  It is short and should take around 10-15 minutes depending on how much coaching you wish to give your child.  Please also have them review and demonstrate to you a proper handshake and introducing themselves and others.  We will…

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Quizzes & Test Dates

The dates provided are estimates on upcoming quizzes and tests. We will have a vocabulary test for each topic, and a summative unit test at the end of the unit. Students have various resources given to them to practice vocabulary and comprehension throughout the unit. They have a science journal…

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Fun Music Stuff

Here are some fun music composing websites we used in class: https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Song-Maker/ https://www.beepbox.co https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Experiments

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Upcoming Events & Important Information

May 5 - Hope of America Performance - Please sign and return your                    permission slips by February 21st. March 10 - Spring pictures                 (It is also dress like your favorite book character day,…

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Daily Schedule

The following schedule shows where my homeroom class is during each part of the day. A Mrs. Littleford's Class Daily Schedule 8:15 - 8:35 - Homeroom Huddle 8:40 – 9:25 - 1st period  (Ms. Carrillo – Study Skills) 9:30 – 10:15 - 2nd period  (Mr. Maher – Language Arts) 10:20…

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Welcome to 5th grade Science!

Hello wonderful Athlos parents! My name is Brook Littleford and I will be teaching your students Science and Art. Teaching is an extremely challenging yet exciting and rewarding profession. Thank you for trusting me with your students!  My goal this year is to help your students become life-long learners! I…

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US Geography

In US history this year we will be learning US geography on Fridays.  We will be working region by region to learn states and then the capitals of the states.  We will also be looking at various landmarks across the country.  There will be periodic quizzes announced as history tests…

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College and Career Awareness Words of the Week – September 16, 2019

Words of the Week Please help students complete their vocabulary notebooks using the following words and definitions. They will be tested on Friday over these six words. Career cluster: a group of careers that share common features. Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources: the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development…

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Digital Literacy Moves Forward

Digital Literacy: What It's About This foundations class includes all of the components of helping a student thrive in a digital world. The six main areas we focus on are as follows: computer components and operations digital citizenship knowledge construction creative communication global collaboration innovative design Strands and Standards: What…

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Ukulele

Here's the website where you can purchase ukuleles at a discounted rate through a local vendor: tetonmusic.com You will be able to get $15 off any ukulele on their website. The code is ATHLOS   Here are the play along videos we have done in class, plus a few extras:…

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Business Marketing Words of the Week – September 9, 2019

Words of the Week Please help students complete their vocabulary notebooks using the following words and definitions. They will be tested on Friday. sole proprietorship: the simplest form of business where the owner is responsible for his or her debts and liabilities business partnership: a business operated by two or…

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College and Career Readiness Words of the Week – September 9, 2019

Words of the Week Please help students complete their vocabulary notebooks using the following words and definitions. They will be tested on Friday. job skills: skills needed to find, obtain, and keep a job résumé: a document used and created by a person to present his or her background, skills,…

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Digital Literacy Words of the Week - September 9, 2019

Words of the Week Please help students complete their vocabulary notebooks using the following words and definitions. They will be tested on Friday. digital citizen: one who shows responsibility in an open digital world, such as the internet security: using systems designed to securely protect information privacy: the right to…

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Business Marketing teaches persuasion and economy.

Business Marketing: A Must in Students' Toolkits Could anyone believe that a small group of middle school students would so easily learn the concepts necessary to lay the foundation of a future business? Well, I can. Through years of experience, I have seen small steps lead to great futures. Many…

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Career Exploration contributes to readiness.

Career Planning: For Today and Tomorrow Today's students have more to look forward to in terms of career opportunities, but they also must navigate dynamic and exponentially changing workplaces. Many of them have decided their future career but are learning skills and performance characters that will help them navigate and…

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Performance Character in Action

In Performance Character we have learned about and discussed "The Butterfly Effect"--how little actions can become big things in people's lives for good or bad.  Our actions and choices effect our future and the lives of others we don't even know.  In September, we will be focusing on Social Intelligence. …

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Digital Literacy moves forward.

Digital Literacy: What It's About Digital literacy gives students the opportunity to explore and develop their digital world in safe and successful ways. By exploring with them, parents and guardians can connect while learning themselves. Explorers learn: computer components digital citizenship knowledge construction creative communication global collaboration innovative design Strands…

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US History- September

Students have finished a mini unit on the importance of studying history and completed their first vocabulary quiz.  Grades for the quiz will appear in PowerSchool this coming week.  We are beginning a unit on the First Americans and will travel the Land Bridge to meet the Mound Builders and…

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Welcome to Ms. Floyd Fantabulous Fifth Homeroom

Welcome to Fifth Grade!  We are glad you are here.  Fifth grade schedule has changed this year and students are rotating through subjects.  I will have your students for morning homeroom and huddle and they will finish out the day with me.  Holiday parties and birthdays, etc. will be coordinated…

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Welcome to the fun of digital literacy, college and career awareness, business and marketing, and coming soon fashion and design!

Hello! Welcome to my class website where I hope to communicate with you not only what is happening, but to provide you with valuable resources that will help everyone participating in my classess succeed. I want to help students paint their future in their own colors and style. My class…

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Welcome Huddle Morning/Afternoon

Welcome Huddle Morning/Afternoon Mr. Silva's Huddle Class 2019-20

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Silva's Math 7

  Welcome to Silva's Math 7 Class I hope you have so much fun! All our subjects and Assignments will be posted here!

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Silva's Math 8 Classes

Welcome to Silva's Math 8 Classes Let's have Fun with math! All our assignments will be posted here.

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What is my meal today during lunch time?

What is my meal today during lunch time? Please go to the page and  see it: https://www.athlosutah.org/parent-resources/menus-nutrition/#september

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Choir

Hey choir peeps! I decided that we will stick with the original outfit this year. It will be as follows: Casual Attire Athlos shirt and pants (HHS exchange) Formal Attire (Beehive & CMMS performances) Boys-Black pants, socks and shoes with a white long-sleeved button-up shirt. Please iron all clothes. Bow…

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5th Grade Hope of America Program

"Hope of America" Program and Outfit Info   Performance at the Marriott Center Evening performance & morning rehearsal w/ field trip Date: May 5, 2020 Location: BYU Marriott Center Times: 10:oo am-Dress Rehearsal (Field Trip only for those attending the evening performance-Buses provided, see below for chaperone information) 7:30 pm???…

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Instrument Families

Here are a few videos with an overview of all the different types of instruments: Instrument Demonstration for Beginning Band Introduction to the instruments of the orchestra Orchestra Instrument Families Rhapsody in Blue https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWJ-kGuOA_Q&t=12s Enjoy!

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4th Grade Utah History Program

Date: TBD (May 2020) Time: TBD (morning) What: 4th-grade presentation of, "Utah, This is the Place" What to wear: Students are to dress up as either a Pioneer, Mountain man or Native American Indian (as a last resort, students may wear their Athlos uniform). Students MUST bring their uniform and gym shoes…

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Intro to Drama/Theater

So, this is your first year taking a drama or theater class? Are you excited?! Perhaps you don't even know what will take place during a class.  What is drama/theater class exactly?   the·a·ter: a play or other activity or presentation considered in terms of its dramatic quality   Essentially,…

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Hogle Zoo Field Trip

Thank you, parents and families, for your support during our 3rd Annual Jog-a-Thon! Thanks to your donations, our class won the school-wide contest, resulting in a field to the Hogle Zoo! Field Trip Information The zoo field trip will be on Monday, October 29! We will leave the school at…

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Volunteers Needed for Field Day

Field Day is May 30th, 2019. To make this event a success again this year, we need to fill multiple volunteer spots! There are three volunteer shifts: 8:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m. AM kindergarten, 4th & 5th grades 12:40–3:00 p.m. PM kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd grades 1:40–3:00 p.m. Middle school grades…

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Student Led Conferences on the Turf: What to Expect

Student-led conferences (SLC’s) are here! Students will take their parents on a journey, reviewing what they have learned throughout the school year and will have the opportunity to present some of their favorite and best work. Coaches will be present to facilitate the conversation between student and parents. During the…

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Sport Philosophy at Athlos Academy

Let’s try an exercise. Close your eyes and think back to your favorite memory from playing sports as a child. Maybe you’re inclined to reminisce about backyard football or your first high school volleyball match. For me two specific instances come to mind: hours spent playing a game my friends…

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