A Note From Your Fifth Grade Teachers
Fifth Grade Connections
March 2nd, 2017
5th Graders + Kindness = Lots of Love
What We Have Been Learning
Ask Your Child About

Talking with your child is the best way to support classroom learning. The following questions can help you get started.

  • What's a way to handle powerful, but hurtful words, like "just kidding" and "Don't be so sensitive"?
  • Was there any actions from your Week of Kindness that you'd like to adopt?  What would you like to do as a family to show and share kindness?
  • What kind of issues in the world/school/local/friends have your heard of? Why do these bother you?
  • What questions do you have about any of the issues that were broght up in class?

Your child should be reading for 30 minutes each day!

 Musical Reminders
Costume Requirements: The fifth grade students are cast as the whimsical  Whos from Whoville. Your child is asked to wear a  brightly colored stripe shirt and solid color pants or  brightly striped dress and solid color leggings with  a contrasting brightly colored pair of sneakers (Converse, Vans, etc.) on the evening of the performance.

Children may choose which color to wear but  please avoid neutral colors, such as black, brown, gray, white or tan. Other costume items will be provided by the school. 
Musical Performances:  Thursday, March 9th - Friday, March 10th,   7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Kohrs Family Center.  Fifth grade  performers should arrive at the Theatre by 6:15 p.m. 

Volunteers Needed:  We are currently looking for volunteers to help break down the stage after  Friday  night's performance. If you are available, please contact  Michelle Giacotto. We would greatly appreciate it! 

Sign Up for Conferences
We look forward to seeing you at the upcoming end of second-trimester conferences on  March 23rd and 24th . Please follow the link below to sign up.
Athletics Updates
Girls Basketball and Boys Soccer seasons are quickly coming to an end! Next week will be the last regular season games for Winter II teams. 
  • Our Boys Soccer team currently has a record of one win and four losses with two games to play and will probably not make playoffs this season. 

  • All the members of our 6th Grade Girls Basketball team this season showed great improvement. We have a bright future in girls basketball due to their efforts this season. There are no playoffs at the 6th grade level.

  • Our 7th Grade Girls Basketball team currently has a 4 win, 3 loss record and will play as a third seed in playoffs beginning on Tuesday, March 14th as a three seed.

  • Our 8th Grade Girls Basketball team ended their regular season with a six wins and no losses. They will be a one seed in playoffs beginning on Tuesday, March 14th and host this game at Sea Crest. Way to go girls!!
Athletics Recognition Assembly - Friday, March 17th, 8:30 a.m.
Please plan on attending our next Athletics Recognition Assembly as we honor our student athletes who participated on a Winter II athletic team.
Tennis  season begins the week of  March 20th . There will be two practice teams. A player development team (practices Tue. and Thurs. mornings) and a Match Prep. Team (practices Wed. and Fri. mornings).  All interested players will need to attend the first two practices scheduled for Tuesday, March 21st7:00-8:00 a.m. and Wednesday, March 22nd7:00-8:00 a.m. This is how your child will be place on either the Player Development Group, or the Match Prep. Group.

If your child would like to play on the Sea Crest Tennis Team, please click here to register them on TeamSnap. Registration will close on  March 13th , so get your registration in early. For more information, click here.
Upcoming Events
Musical Performances, Thursday, March 9th - Friday, March 10th, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Kohrs Family Center.

Athletics Recognition Assembly, Friday March 17th, 8:30 a.m., Kohrs Family Center.

Colonial Day, Friday March 17th. 

Año Nuevo Field Trip, Wednesday March 22nd.

Report Cards Emailed Home,  Wednesday March 22nd.

Conference Days, Thursday March 23rd (minimum day) and Friday March 24th (no school).
Additional Photos & Videos

Do you have photos or videos you'd be willing to share with the school? 

Please click here to upload them to SmugMug, or email us at communications@seacrestschool.org.
How to Reach Us

If questions ever arise, please do not hesitate to reach out! We are available by email at: apickens@seacrestschool.org and/or hdeweerd@seacrestschool.org. Email is our preferred method of communication. We will check our email after school daily. If there is an emergency, please call Cathy at the front desk, at 650.712.9892.

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