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4th Grade Teamletter



Dear Parents,


PORTA Central 4th graders are continuing to learn a lot of new material lately. They are studying states of matter, mixtures, and solutions in science.  In math, they are learning about decimals, fractions, and percentages.  Social studies finds them finishing up the Midwestern states.  Grammar classes are reviewing various skills from the year. This week is also our last spelling test of the school year!!


Final Dress Up Days:      May 22 - Hat Day

May 29 - Sports Day


Important Dates to Remember:

  • Wednesday, May 27 – 4th Quarter No Demerit Reward Trip to PORTA Pool
  • Friday, May 29 – Lunch with parents and Track & Field Day
  • Monday, June 1 – ARP Carnival, Dunk Tank & award assemblies


A great portion of these three days will be spent outside.  Students should wear appropriate clothing and shoes.  They may also want to bring sunscreen.  Water will be provided for the Track and Field day.  


Technology/Mrs. Thomas:  This week students practiced keyboarding using Typing Master, took a final keyboard timing, completed an End of Year Assessment and then played simulations.  Here is my website where students can go to practice keyboarding at home or access a variety of other web links that we use during school - http://protopage.com/portatech#Untitled/4th_grade.  Next week will be the last week for Tech class. My webpage will remain active during the summer so your child can go and practice keyboarding anytime or play any of the games anytime.



Mrs. Conklin, Mrs. Howard, Miss Reed, & Mrs. Rudd

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