Updates for the Week!

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Tuesday, November 28th: Grade 3 student will be writing their Unit 3 Final Assessment for math.

Wednesday, November 29th: National Day Celebration! All UAS students should come to school dressed in UAE flag colors or UAE National Clothes.

Grade 3 will be going to the UAE National Day carnival from 10am-11am. Students have the option to purchase popcorn and cotton candy for 10 dirhams each. Students are able to bring money to school for these items, however please make sure you are clear with your child that they will be responsible for the money they bring to school on this day.

All students will still need to bring a healthy snack and lunch as per usual.

Important Note: Homework is now on Google Classroom! After this week, homework menus will only be posted to Google Classroom. This will significantly cut down the amount of paper copies being used each week and will be more environmentally friendly ūüôā Please contact your child’s homeroom teacher directly if you have any further questions or concerns.

We are wishing you all a wonderful and restful long weekend in celebration of this beautiful country we all live in ūüôā

Kind Regards,

Grade 3 Team

Updates for the Week!

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Monday, November 19th- Field Trip forms and ifly waiver due to homeroom teachers.

Homework sent home and posted on google classroom for Grade 3 students. 

Tuesday, November 21stРGrade 3 will meet visiting author Ying Chang. 

Wednesday, November 22nd- Field trip to ifly from 8:50am-2:20pm. Please make sure to send a packed lunch with your child that day to eat during the field trip. 

Thursday, November 23rd- Photo Day!¬†Classes will either be getting their photo on Wednesday or Thursday this week. Please wait for further information from your child’s homeroom teacher.

*Please make sure to fill in the photo packet information sent home with your child and send it back to their homeroom teacher by Wednesday, November 22nd. 

*Unit 3 Pre-Assessments will be sent home. Final Assessment will be on Tuesday, November 28th. 

Logging into Google Classroom

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This week for homework that students will need to log into Google Classroom and Destiny Quest.

To access their Google Classroom they can either go to gmail.com and enter their gmail address and personal password or download the Google Classroom App and log in with their gmail address and personal password. If your child does not know their gmail account information or password please make sure they inform their teacher to receive this information.

To access Destiny Quest have your student go to destiny.uasdubai.ae . They will then need to click on Elementary School and log in with their UAS username (not gmail account) and their personal password. Next they will choose “Destiny Quest” on the left bar of the Catalog to make book lists.

Fingers crossed it works!! Please let your child’s teacher know through email if they encounter any difficulties!

Kind Regards,

Grade 3 Team

Movie Night for Grade 3!

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Hi everyone,
Are you excited for Christmas? Or do you just like watching movies with your friends? We have the perfect event for you to attend: The December Movie Night!! This event will take place on Thursday, December 7th in the Secondary Library from 3:30 to 5:45pm. The movie that will be shown is ‚ÄúHome Alone‚ÄĚ and it will be free entrance with snack which will be sold outside the library. Sounds like fun, right?! Well, if you want to come all you have to do is ask your parents to fill out a quick form, and then you can enjoy your time watching the movie!
See you there.
Aya (Head of Movie Night Committee)

Swimming begins Sunday, November 19th!

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

Starting on Sunday, November 19th your son/daughter will be taking swimming lessons during their PE class.  The students will be in the pool under the supervision of a PE teacher, a swim instructor, and a lifeguard.  The last swim class will be on Wednesday, November 29th.

The swim program that we used is based off of the Canadian red cross.  The students will be learning a variety of water safety skills, as well as learning and performing some basic swim strokes.  Everyday students are required to bring a bathing suit, a swim cap, a pair of goggles, a towel, and a pair shoes that can be worn in the pool area (flip flops, sandals, crocs).  We also suggest that students bring a plastic bag for their wet clothes.

All students are required to swim during PE whether they are advanced or beginners.  Students will only be excused from swimming with a signed doctors note for any serious conditions.

We look forward to the seeing your children in the pool this year!

Rob Calandra

PE Teacher

Library Events for November!

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Please see message below from Ms. Leslie!

The UAS Library has several exciting events happening in November! Don’t miss the¬†Magrudy’s Book Fair,¬†November 12-16, 8:00 am –¬†4:30 pm.¬†Students will bring home money envelopes later this week. You can send in money with your child, or you can come visit any time–we will also be open during parent-teacher conferences! We also have a special visiting author,¬†Ying Chang Compestine, coming to elementary¬†November 21-27. Her books will be on sale at the book fair, or you can order from the library using the attached order form. Parents, please come to our¬†“Meet the Author” presentation in the library at¬†3:30¬†on¬†November 22. We will sell books there, and Ying will be talking about healthy eating choices and give a cooking demonstration! Check out her website at¬†www.yingc.com. Call or email us (lbaker@uasdubai.ae) or stop by if you have any questions!