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Welcome to Mr. Nat’s web page and Alta Sierra School’s 4th Grade! I’m looking forward to an exciting year filled with learning. This website is to help keep you informed about our classroom, announcements and upcoming events.

 

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June 3, 2022

Trever Force won Extra Recess in the Caught Ya Drawings! We will have extra recess on Monday, June 6.

We will be finishing off the year with some fun engineering, hands on activities, which I think the students will enjoy. Be sure to ask them about what they did.

Thursday is FUN DAY. We will have fun activities in the morning and a party in the afternoon. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes, and students may get wet.

Friday is a MINIMUM DAY. Dismissal is 12:00.

Have a great Weekend!

May 27, 2022

We had a productive week mixed in with a little fun. State testing was completed and we finished off with a water balloon party today!

We will be finishing off the year with some fun engineering, hands on activities, which I think the students will enjoy.

Please remind students to bring in all library books to be returned.

No school Monday in observance of those who served and gave everything for our country.

Have a great Memorial Day Weekend!

May 13, 2022

James Marshall Gold Discovery Site Field Trip was a great success. The students had a fun time. Thank you to all the parents that joined us and helped out!

Garden Monday, May 16, 9:00-9:30. Wear appropriate shoes.

BMX Assembly Monday from 1:00 -2:00.

CAASPP Testing will be Tuesday and Wednesday this week and next week. Please remind students to charge their Chromebook and bring their charging cord to school just in case.

Library News: Our testing time runs through our library time on Wednesday, so students can return and check out books before school or during breaks.

Open House will be this Thursday, May 19 from 6-7 PM. We’re excited to show you what we’ve been doing this year!

Our Guest Chef will be visiting and preparing a dish with us on Friday, May 20, 9:40-10:10.

Have a great weekend!

May 6, 2022

James Marshall Gold Discovery Site Field Trip is Thursday, May 12, from 8:00-2:00.

Please remind students to bring a bag lunch with their name on it unless they pre-ordered a school lunch for that day on the permission slip.

They should bring a water bottle and comfortable shoes for hiking in as well.

Alta Sierra Carnival: It was great seeing so many people at the Alta Sierra Carnival last weekend. It was a very successful and a fun filled event. Thank you for your support!

The students had fun attending and shopping at the Book Fair. It’s great to see them excited about new books!

Open House will be Thursday, May 19 from 6-7 PM. We’re excited to show you what we’ve been doing this year!

Have a great weekend!

April 22, 2022

James Marshall Gold Discovery Site Field Trip is Thursday, May 12, from 8:00-2:00;

Permission Slips were sent home in Thursday Folders this week. Please fill them out and return ASAP. I need to order lunches in advance for students that need them and that is on the permission slip.

Book Fair: We will visit the book fair Wednesday April 27 at 10:25. A catalog of books and a shopping list was sent home in Thursday folders. You can use this to plan your child’s shopping trip and the money they may need. Sales tax will be applied as well.

The link to the book fair site is below as well.

Spring Picture Day is Wednesday, April 27.

Save the Date: Alta Sierra’s Carnival is Saturday April 30, 2022 from noon to 4:00 PM.

Scholastic Book Fair is back! After months without beloved school traditions, our upcoming Book Fair will be a familiar and welcome celebration. Here's what you need to know about our upcoming fair:

  • Every dollar you spend will benefit our school directly
  • You can sign up for Book Fair eWallet, a convenient digital payment account, so your child can shop the Fair cash-free. Grandparents, friends, and others can contribute to the eWallet to help build your home library.

Save these dates and view our school’s Fair site:

Fair Dates: 4/26 – 4/30

Book Fair Homepage: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/altasierraelementaryschool1

           Book Fair Facebook Page:

           https://fb.me/e/2lhQV2O47

A flyer came home with your child with information about helping Parents’ Club out with the book fair.

Happy Earth Day and have a great weekend

April 8, 2022

The Maidu Museum Field Trip was a successful learning adventure. The students enjoyed the trail and the museum and got to show off how much they new about the Maidu and Nisenan tribes. Thank you to the volunteer chaperones for your help.

Art Docent Lesson Tuesday 4/19 with Mrs. Yoho!

Scholastic Book Fair is back! After months without beloved school traditions, our upcoming Book Fair will be a familiar and welcome celebration. Here's what you need to know about our upcoming fair:

  • Every dollar you spend will benefit our school directly
  • You can sign up for Book Fair eWallet, a convenient digital payment account, so your child can shop the Fair cash-free. Grandparents, friends, and others can contribute to the eWallet to help build your home library.

Save these dates and view our school’s Fair site:

Fair Dates: 4/26 – 4/30

Book Fair Homepage: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/altasierraelementaryschool1

           Book Fair Facebook Page:

           https://fb.me/e/2lhQV2O47

A flyer came home with your child with information about helping Parents’ Club out with the book fair.

Library: 10:25, Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Please remind students to bring their library books in for renewal or check-in.

Marshall Gold Discovery Site Permission slips will come home the week of April 18. Our field trip is May 12 and is an all day trip. This should be an exciting day!

Have a great Spring Break!

April 1, 2022

Library: 10:25, Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Please remind students to bring their library books in for renewal or check-in.

Maidu Museum Field Trip: Thursday, April 7, This is an all day field trip to the Maidu Museum in Roseville. We will travel by bus. Durham and Maidu Museum both require us to wear masks while on the bus and in the museum. Thank you.

Scholastic Book Fair is back! After months without beloved school traditions, our upcoming Book Fair will be a familiar and welcome celebration. Here's what you need to know about our upcoming fair:

  • Every dollar you spend will benefit our school directly
  • You can sign up for Book Fair eWallet, a convenient digital payment account, so your child can shop the Fair cash-free. Grandparents, friends, and others can contribute to the eWallet to help build your home library.

Save these dates and view our school’s Fair site:

Fair Dates: 4/26 – 4/30

Book Fair Homepage: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/altasierraelementaryschool1

           Book Fair Facebook Page:

           https://fb.me/e/2lhQV2O47

 

Have a great weekend!

March 25, 2022

We had a great time in the garden and panning for gold this week!

Spelling next week is a Maidu related word list. These words will benefit us when we visit the Maidu Museum on April 7.

Library: 10:25, Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Please remind students to bring their library books in for renewal or check-in.

April 7, Maidu Museum Field Trip: This is an all day field trip to the Maidu Museum in Roseville. We will travel by bus. Durham and Maidu Museum both require us to wear masks while on the bus and in the museum. Thank you.

Have a great weekend!

March 18, 2022

Garden: Monday at 9:30. Please wear appropriate shoes.

Library: 10:25, Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Please remind students to bring their library books in for renewal or check-in.

Report cards came home March 17, 2022. Please return the envelope signed by a parent if you have not already done so. Thank you!

Maidu Museum Field Trip Permission Slips came home in the Thursday folder this week. Please fill-out and return ASAP if you have not already done so. Be sure to check and sign the lunch section.

Have a great weekend!

March 11, 2022

Library: 10:25, Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Please remind students to bring their library books in for renewal or check-in.

Report cards will come home March 17, 2022.

Reminder Friday March 18 is a student school day with a 1:05 dismissal time.

Maidu Museum Field Trip Permission Slips are coming home in the Thursday folder this week. Please fill-out and return ASAP. Thank you!

Enjoy the weekend!

March 4, 2022

Library: 11:25, Thursday, March 10, 2022

Please remind students to bring their library books in for renewal or check-in.

2nd Trimester Grading Period ended Today, March 4. We are in the 3rd Trimester now.

Report cards will come home March 17, 2022.

Enjoy the weekend!

February 25, 2022

Library: 10:25am, Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Please remind students to bring their library books in for renewal or check-in.

Garden Monday, February 28, at 9:30

2nd Trimester Grading Period ends Friday, March 4.

Minimum Day Friday March 4. Dismissal is 12:00.

Enjoy the weekend!