Friday, April 21, 2017

Tybee Times

7:15 a.m.
Arrive at school 
Fine Arts Parking Lot
Monday, April 24

Return Tuesday around 4:00 pm
We Can't Wait !!! 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Tybee Checklist

What-to-Bring Checklist - 2017
Your child will have a wonderful, fun, learning experience regardless of the weather as long as he or she is prepared!
  • Your Georgia Power blue backpack with your name on it – this is your “island bag”
  • Books or quiet games for the bus, and pencil or pen (no electronics)
  • Raincoat or rain gear (poncho)
  • Sweater, sweatshirt or jacket in case it gets cold
  • Clothing: Bring 2 change of clothes, including those which can get wet and dirty; Make sure to save 1 set of dry clothes and dry shoes to wear home on bus. (Bathing suit may be worn under clothes on Day 1 for “Surf Sleuth” class if desired.)  
  • Day 1: We will get wet & dirty. Wear our ORANGE t-shirt on Day 1 as we travel by bus to Tybee. Wear shoes for getting wet and dirty. We will change into dry clothes and shoes after these sessions.  
  • Day 2: Wear our GREEN t-shirt on Day 2 and dry shoes.
  • SHOES: (2 or 3 pairs) (No flip-flops except for use in the shower) - An old pair for getting wet and dirty – such as Chacos, Teva, Crocs with strap, or water sandals. Have a comfortable pair to keep dry
  • Hat or ball cap
  • Pajamas
  • Bedding & Pillow (sheets and blanket or sleeping bag)
  • Towels (bring at least 2)
  • Toiletries - soap, toothbrush, washcloth, etc.
  • Insect Repellent (Non-aerosol only)
  • Sunscreen (Non-aerosol only)
  • 2 large labeled plastic bags (for wet clothes)
  • WATER BOTTLE WITH YOUR NAME ON IT – They have refilling stations at Tybee
  • Disposable camera if desired
  • Baggies for shell collections
  • Money for Canteen ($1 bills and quarters. We don’t give change except during official Canteen times)
What-NOT-to-Bring Checklist
  • ANY electronic games or equipment                         
  • Candy, gum or snacks
  • Knives
  • Fishing equipment
  • Fireworks
  • Flat irons or curling irons
  • Expensive jewelry
IMPORTANT:
  • Only bring 1 (one) suitcase, backpack or duffel bag
  • Bring 1 sleeping bag or bed roll 
  • Only bring old clothes suitable for outdoor use.  New clothes may be ruined!
  • Label all your belongings 
  • Remember: Multiple layers will keep you warmer than a single heavy layer. 
  • Do not send valuables! Burton 4-H Center is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

We hold classes in rain or shine (only lightning brings us in) 
so pack accordingly and be prepared.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Biomes Vocab

Please note: Quiz is Thursday, April 27 over Biomes and Animal Adaptations vocabulary. See the study guide under "Important Documents."

Monday, April 17, 2017

Spring Planting

Today we planted new seeds and plants in our 4th grade beds--look for sunflowers, radishes, marigolds, and zinnias coming soon!
























Tybee Trip "What to Bring Checklist"

As a reminder, here is a packing list as you prepare for our trip to Tybee Island Burton 4H Center, April 24-25.  Your child will have a wonderful, fun, learning experience regardless of the weather as long as he or she is prepared! **T-shirts and blue backpack coming home next week**
  • Your Georgia Power blue backpack with your name on it – this is your “island bag”
  • Books or quiet games for the bus, and pencil or pen (no electronics)
  • Raincoat or rain gear
  • Sweater, sweatshirt or jacket in case it gets cold
  • Clothing: Bring 2 change of clothes, including those which can get wet and dirty; Make sure to save 1 set of dry clothes and dry shoes to wear home on bus. (Bathing suit may be worn under clothes on Day 1 for “Surf Sleuth” class if desired.) 
  • Day 1: We will get wet & dirty. Wear our ORANGE t-shirt on Day 1 as we travel by bus to Tybee. Wear shoes for getting wet and dirty. We will change into dry clothes and shoes after these sessions.  
  • Day 2: Wear our GREEN t-shirt on Day 2 and dry shoes.
  • SHOES: (2 or 3 pairs) (No flip-flops except for use in the shower) - An old pair for getting wet and dirty – such as Chacos, Teva, Crocs with strap, or water sandals. Have a comfortable pair to keep dry
  • Hat or ball cap
  • Pajamas
  • Bedding & Pillow (sheets and blanket or sleeping bag)
  • Towels (bring at least 2)
  • Toiletries - soap, toothbrush, washcloth, etc.
  • Insect Repellent (Non-aerosol only)--for blue island bag
  • Sunscreen (Non-aerosol only)--for blue island bag
  • 2 large labeled plastic bags (for wet clothes)
  • WATER BOTTLE WITH YOUR NAME ON IT --for blue island bag (They have refilling stations at Tybee.)
  • Disposable camera if desired
  • Baggies for shell collections
  • Money for Canteen ($1 bills and quarters. We don’t give change except during official Canteen times)
What-NOT-to-Bring Checklist
  • ANY electronic games or equipment                         
  • Candy, gum or snacks
  • Knives
  • Fishing equipment
  • Fireworks
  • Flat irons or curling irons
  • Expensive jewelry
IMPORTANT:
  • Only bring 1 (one) suitcase, backpack or duffel bag
  • Bring 1 sleeping bag or bed roll 
  • Only bring old clothes suitable for outdoor use.  New clothes may be ruined!
  • Label all your belongings 
  • Remember: Multiple layers will keep you warmer than a single heavy layer. 
  • Do not send valuables! Burton 4-H Center is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

We hold classes in rain or shine (only lightning brings us in)
so pack accordingly and be prepared.

Mrs. Frisby Vocab

Please look under "Quizlets" on the blog for great vocabulary practice for Mrs. Frisby, Chapters 16-27. Quiz date is April 27.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Monday Planting

4th grade will be planting in the gardens on Monday.  4th grade students may wear jeans with a uniform shirt, if they prefer, instead of their uniform bottoms.  Have a HAPPY EASTER!