Attention: please read "The letter to the parents of Ray Students," and "Protecting Chicago's Children: a plan of action"
The Letter to the Parents of Ray Students
Protecting Chicago’s Children: A Plan of Action
HOLES exam is postponed! We will be watching the movie and engage in discussion about the book. Then we will take our exam. In the mean time their are students that haven't turned in quizzes for the book. These are still expected to be done by June 8th.
This Thursday we will begin watching the movie. Then we will engage in discussion. If you have any questions write them down and come to talk. We will carry on the exam June 6th, 2018.
Ray Elementary School
ABC Countdown to SUMMER VACATION 2018!!!
Animal Day (Bring a stuffed animal to school day) or Alma Mater Day (College Gear)
Bright Colors & Book Day
Crazy Sock & Camouflage Day
Doodle Day (Get a Big Poster and Pass it around so everyone can add a doodle to the poster) Display it outside your door
Exercise Day at 9am and 3PM school wide 5 minute exercises
Fruit Day (Bring your favorite fruit for lunch)
Game Day (Bring and play your favorite board game during lunch/recess time)
Hat and Heritage Day
Identical Day ( Dress Identical to Another Person)
Joke Day (Students-Tell a joke in class Staff- Stick a funny joke in someone’s mailbox)
Kicks Day (Wear your favorite KICKS-gym shoes, sandals, etc)
Love day (Show your love with a handshake, hug, note, or with words)
Music Day (Music can be played by your teacher at 3:20PM)
No you didn’t Day (Wear a unique outfit to school)
Races at Recess Day
Super hero Day
Thank you Day (Write thank you notes to room parents, volunteers, retirees)
USA Day (Wear red, white and blue)
Vice Versa Day
Walk Day (Take a walk with your class)
X & O Day (Play Tic-tac-toe)
Year End Cleaning Day (Clean Everything! Students take belongings home)
Zoom Out of School Day (Have a wonderful summer break)
Your child needs to have his/her work in by this Friday to be reflected on the final Progress Report. Any questions please contact Mr. Florell at email@example.com or 773-535-0970
PTO Meeting - Family Cooking Night
We're devoting our last meeting of the year to cooking! On May 22nd at 5:30 pm, families will get to experience Ray School's Pilot Light food education program by preparing a meal together.
We will be working together to make ingredients that can be used for Banh Mi sandwiches, a rice dish or a green salad.
Seats are limited so please sign up soon!
Join us, please RSVP by clicking here or email firstname.lastname@example.org so we know what quantity of ingredients to buy.
Participation Requirements for Luncheon and class trip
C Average in all classes.*
No student infractions that result in an in school or out of school suspension
80% or higher in DOJO
CPS Promotion Policy
Academic Performance in Reading and Math
Passiing both subjects with a year long average of C or higher
NWEA reading and math scores
8th Grade Events
monday , June 11th-Class Trip -Via Tour Via Motorcoach ( federal Reserve Bank, Lunch and 2 Rides at Navy Pier, Buckingham Fountain, Millenium park, SKYDECK Chicago, Dave and Busters)
Wednesday June 13-Luncheon aboard the Odyssey Cruise
10:30 am aboard 11am - 11pm
$61 per person (students who have paid fees will receive a Free student ticket
Thursday June 14- Ribbon Pinning Ceremony
William H. Ray Auditorium
Friday June 15- Graduation
9:30am -11 am
* Mr. Florell;'s students need a C in core classes (Math and ELA)
1 to 2 point increase in NWEA
And meets in IEP Report card
Read through Chapter 20 in Holes
Finish the SRA stories and questions all A-What's your story?
Tell Tale Eye (All A-What's your story?), The two year apple (all A-What's your story?), Strange Partners (All A-What's your story?), First Ride On Pal Joe (All A-What's your story?)
See Google Classroom or Parent Portal
Math the students have materials from Mr. Florell. If not look at Student Portal and do 7 questions on your missing topic and watch the video on Khan and take notes and do 7 follow up questions for credit. This is review work that has not been turned in yet.
Any questions post on Google Classroom or email me at email@example.com
Have a wonderful break!