We’ve had a great start to CATS 2022! We have spent some time doing team-building activities, learning a little bit about birds, and getting back into doing logic puzzles, games, and art.
Important September dates at a glance: Thursday, September 8th: Lockdown drills across the district (in CATS too!)
Wednesday, September 21st: No CATS class for 4th graders
Monday, September 26th: 6th Grade field trip to Pima Air & Space Museum
Wednesday, October 5th: No CATS class for 4th grade (field trip Thursday, instead)
Thursday, October 6th: 3rd & 4th Grade field trip to PCC West to see an original play, “Ballet and Bagels.”
Note: You can find permission slips for this month by clicking on the Forms tab.
September Curriculum This month, all classes will participation in activities that promote cooperation, character education, and basic problem-solving skills.
Sixth Graders will begin learning about the basic principles of flight. We will make “Hoopsters” and “Rotocopters” and test them. We will also go on a field trip to the Pima Air & Space Museum on Monday, September 26th.
Fifth graders will start reading the book, Journey of the Sparrows, this month. Along with that, we will put out bird feeders around the school and start learning some basics of birdwatching.
Fourth & Third Graders will be learning some basics of birdwatching in the classroom and out by the bird feeders. We will also learn how to play new logic/strategy games together.
REMIND text message reminders Please sign up for REMIND for CATS to receive text messages with information, reminders, and updates about upcoming events for your child’s CATS class. If you signed up last year, the account should still be in service. Here’s how to sign up for REMIND:
On your cell phone, text the following message to 81010.
For 6th Grade text @msjsling; for 5th Grade text @cats2024; for 4th Grade text @msjslinge; for 3rd grade text @hk4ede .
You will then get a text from REMIND confirming you as a member. OR, you can download the free app and go to “Join a Class.” 3rd grade is CATS 2026, 4th grade is CATS 2025, 5th grade is CATS 2024, and 6th grade is CATS 2023. The app. is not necessary to receive REMIND texts.
THANK YOU!Thank you so much to all of the parents who brought in or sent in classroom supplies and snacks. Your generosity is so greatly appreciated!
Always feel free to contact me with any concerns – 696-8437 or by email.