Monthly Archives: November 2014



The yearbook flyers will be going home today.  The flyers are advertising an “Early Bird Special” on the yearbooks for $17 until December 16.  After that date, the price goes up to $20.

* Checks to be made payable to BES

Week 14 – Nov. 17

Week 14 – Nov. 17

*Farmers Market this Tuesday come out between 5:30 and 7 to shop!

Lang. Arts – This week we will be finishing up our non-fiction texts with a focus on comparing and contrasting.  Students are also working on the November writing prompt writing to fictitious judges about why they have the best grandparents.  Words of the Week – Greece, Rome, contribution, ancient, sport, column, hill, farm, trade, and arch.

Math – We will begin our unit on Money this week.  Students will review counting money and will begin working on counting change back.

Social Studies – Students will be learning about the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome.

Grandparents Day – Friday – Classroom Visit 11 to 11:20 and Lunch 11:25 to 12:10

Fall Farmers Market

Fall Farmers Market


Byrd Elementary School

Date: November 18, 2014

Time: 5:30-7:00 PM

Where: BES Multi-purpose Room

What’s for Sale:

Ice Cream Sundaes


Face Painting

“Byrd” Butter

Pumpkin Muffins

Cold Apple Cider

Ducktape Pens/Pencils

Starburst Wrapper Bracelets



Christmas Ornaments

Painted Letters

Hemp and String Bracelets

Decorative T-Shirts

Homemade Dog Treats

Acorn Babies and Fairies

Holiday Items, Gift Tags

Christmas Shakers

Gently Used Books


Jar Gifts

Penny Candy


Soda, Water Bottles

Bottle Cap Necklaces with Byrd School Theme


Homemade Caramel Popcorn

Gourmet Popcorn


Rice Crispy Treats

Veggie Soup

Baked Goods


Week 12 – Nov. 3

Week 12 – Nov. 3

It is hard to believe that we are finished with MP 1 and moving on to MP 2.

Lang. Arts – This week reading groups will begin working on Non-Fiction text using the comprehension skill of compare and contrast to understand the text.

Math – Students will continue to work on telling time to the nearest five minute increments.  Students will also review calendar skills.

Science – This week students will be working on our Soil unit in preparation for our field trip on Friday.  We will have a test next week on this unit.

Partent/Teacher Conferences on Tuesday, no school for students.

Field Trip Friday send in permission slip by Wednesday!