Friday Shout Out!
You were spotted using your Life Skills!
Antonio A.: Problem Solving and Integrity
Jose G.: Great job on Subjects/Predicates
It's the Standard!
Does your Borchardt Bear have their Multiplication Facts memorized?
Here is a great website to practice the facts. This site allows the students to take a multiplication quiz on the computer. When they press finished, the computer will correct it for them! They are also given the choice to print out the test too!
Here are some guidelines you can use to help your child prepare for tests, eliminate night-before panics, and lessen test anxiety: * Before the test: On the day the test is announced (and provided that your child tells you about it), work with your child to plan a study schedule which does not leave everything for the last minute. * Encourage your child to study “actively.” Children who underline key words in the text (if this is allowed), take notes, and write outlines while reading are more likely to do well than those who merely let their eyes gaze down the page.
Running of the Bears Update!
Mrs. Halsey's Class is in first place!
Interesting Facts About Bullying: Researchers note that if a victim fights a bully and the bully wins, this loss will only make matters worse for the victim. Consequently, researchers argue that fighting back should not be encouraged. Instead, the child should be encouraged to walk away and tell an adult if he feels someone is about to hurt him. According to disability, harassment, civil, and criminal laws bullying can easily become a crime.
Borchardt Classroom Heroes
Jeremias Juarez is a wonderful example of what a classroom hero should be. He is the quiet individual who takes his responsibilities as a student seriously, and as a sixth grader, he is proud of the fact that he finishes his work on time and applies himself to every written task. He works well in groups and is respected as a valuable member. Because he is a quiet hero, he is able to observe others and is always ready to step in when someone needs help or an encouraging word. His positive and appreciative attitude makes him a pleasure to teach and to work with in the classroom. — Mrs. Liebig, teacher
Raymond Perez is a top-notch kid in general. He encompasses every life skill. We are amazed at his responsibility in completing work, approaching teachers with questions, clarifying directions, and determining his path to success. Raymond is the most pleasant student and we admire his effort and dedication to the fullest! He is a true student hero. — Mrs. Flores and Mrs. Wright, teachers
It was an easy task to pick a classroom hero when you have a student like Makayla Kranich. Of her strong life skills, she definitely seems to have mastered “Effort”. Her willingness to take on any challenge, whether it is in student government or helping others in class, is highly commendable. It is almost as if she wants to do it all when it comes to her academics. Sometimes her biggest compliment is when she is asked not to do too many school related activities because she tries so hard. Uniquely, she has not let herself or her classmates down. A classroom hero is really an individual who is most likely to find success both now and in the future; Makayla is without a doubt that person. — Mr. Fonda, teacher
Every Day is a Great Day to be a
Wed. March 5th = Minimum Day
Friday March 14th = Last Day of the Quarter
Return March 31st
Reading Counts...One Word at a Time!
In first through sixth grade, we have read 818,975 words this quarter. Wow!!! Our goal is to reach One Billion by the end of the school year.
With the link ...more
Concerned about your child's education...
These are the steps to take:
1. Make an appointment to confer with your child’s teacher. 2. Prepare for your conference by making a list of your questions or concerns. Write them down. 3. Present your questions or concerns to the teacher, then listen to what the teacher says in response. Don’t hesitate to ask for explanations of any terms or language you don’t understand.
Safety and Security Parent Newsletter
Family Emergency Planning
Beyond the steps that your school and school district may take to prepare for disasters or
other emergencies, it is smart to create a personal Family Emergency Plan that can ...more
For Student Safety
All adults must be prepared to show a photo ID when checking students out of class. As we become acquainted with parents and begin to know which students belong to which adults, we can relax on this requirement. But, until we know who is who the photo ID is necessary.
Borchardt Elementary School Classroom Heroes
Jeremias Juarez Jeremias Juarez is a wonderful example of what a classroom hero should be. He is the quiet individual who takes his responsibilities as a student seriously, and as a sixth grader, he is proud of the fact that he finishes his work o... Continue
Wed. March 5th = Minimum Day
Borchardt Bears are College Bound!
Sport your favorite college shirt every Common Planning Wednesday!
For the Safety of our Children...
Borchardt Bears wear tennis shoes everyday.
The Most Important Meal of the Day!
Breakfast is served daily from 8:00 to 8:20.
Every Friday is Spirit Day!
Wear your Burgundy and Blue with great pride.
We will not be taking the CST test this year. Lodi Unified is transitioning to a new testing format called Smarter Balanced Assessment that the students will take online. This is part of the newly adopted Common Core State Standards (CCSS). It is important that students get enough sleep and eat a good breakfast every morning.
Bottom Line for Borchardt Bears
A perfectionist is a person who takes great pains and gives these pains to others.
Compassion will cure more ills than condemnation.
Congratulations Kaila Matt ~ 6th grade!
Honorable Mention and $25 Award
Art Raab Memorial Essay Competition!
88 Borchardt Bears had ice cream sundaes for lunch last Thursday. They earned this treat by attending school every day during the first semester of this school year. Everyone is starting fresh as of Jan. 9, with 0 absences. This second semester, students with perfect attendance earn the chance to win a brand new bicycle. Tardies immediately eliminate students from this competition!