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Chesapeake Math & IT Academy Elementary

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01/22/2018

   
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS

FYI

CLF MakerFEST

CLF Basketball Academy starts on Jan 22. REGISTER NOW!


UPCOMING EVENTS

STEM Fair will be February 3, 2018!

Future Events/Assessments...


1st Grade

First Grade


3rd Grade

Celebrating Black History


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FYI
CLF MakerFEST
It's BACK, it's BIGGER, it's a STEAMFEST to melt the winter cold!!! Come join us on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 10AM-2PM at the brand new CMIT Academy North High School in Laurel, MD as CLF will host its 2nd Annual MakerFEST💥 MakersFEST is a non-competitive showcase & everyone is invited to enter. That's YOU!

PARENTS-TEACHERS-STUDENTS-STAFF: This is your moment to showcase your inner genius or your outer innovator! All you have to do is fill out the *MakerFEST Fundamental Form! (*students, please have your mentor/teacher help fill this out!)

ALL PARTICIPANTS QUALIFY FOR PRIZE DRAWINGS! As a reward for entry, ALL our MakerFEST participants (not only students) will be entered into a raffle to win 1x Ozobot Evo, 1x Ozobot Bit, 1x Amazon Echo, &/or 1x Drone! 🆒 Also, 100% of our MakerFEST students will receive their custom designed, limited edition 2018 MakerFEST T-shirt & $15 gift card!😀

Robotics, Science Olympiad Teams, Engineering, Art club students and all are welcome to attend and show their talents. Come out and see the creativity of our future inventors on January 27th!

This year CLF will also provide financial support on a first come first serve basis to those who may need it. If you find yourself short on supplies just contact cbicer@clfmd.org with a quote for the materials you need. Please forward this email to your colleagues and interested mentors. If you are unable to view the link for the form the address is listed below:

https://goo.gl/forms/YRRG8VQYQl73mvDi1

Last but not least, SEND PROGRESS PICTURES OF YOUR INNOVATIONS & CREATIONS to cbicer@clfmd.org for possible FULL -COLOR event displays & printing!

Together, let's make this year's 2nd Annual CLF MakerFEST the BEST STEAMFEST YET!

Cihan Bicer
CLF Student Activities Director
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CLF Basketball Academy starts on Jan 22. REGISTER NOW!
Together, your Chesapeake Lighthouse Foundation and the Belucci Basketball Academy announces a partnership to deliver joint solutions designed to improve students' basketball skills. Bellucci Basketball Academy, or BBA, is the only basketball training in Syracuse & Maryland that applies techniques used by professional athletes across the country. At BBA, we train basketball fundamentals like shooting, dribbling, and defense and then advance those concepts to include improving speed & agility, reading defenses, and reacting to the play on the court.
BBA also specializes in character development BBA is committed to these 3 core values:
BBA trained athletes recognize they cannot be successful on their own.
BBA trained athletes take responsibility for their choices.
BBA trained athletes never quit.

At BBA we look forward to sharing our professional experience and secrets of the trade with the goal of developing athletes to their fullest potential. Our programs build confidence, self-esteem, and a wide-ranging skill set that transcend the court and will be beneficial throughout life.

Option-1:
K-5 for CMIT-Elementary, Monday 3:00-4:15 pm, @CMIT High School GYM, $125
Option-2:
K-5 for CMIT Elementary, Wednesday, 3:00-4: 15 pm, @CMIT High School GYM, $125
Option-3:
K-5 for CMIT Elementary, Monday and Wednesday, 3:00-4: 15 pm, @CMIT High School GYM, $199
PS: A staff member will pick up the students and drop off at the high school gym.
To register the program go to www.clfadvancedstudies.org/basketball

Cihan Bicer
CLF Student Activities Director
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UPCOMING EVENTS
STEM Fair will be February 3, 2018!
STEM fair projects were due January 3, 2018. All Upper elementary students missing research papers must submit a research paper in order to participate in the STEM fair. Research papers are worth a 50 point assessment grade. Invitations went home on January 19th. We had our in school gallery walk for lower elementary on January 19th as well. Thank you of all you support.


CMIT STEM fair Committee
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Future Events/Assessments...
January 8th - 19th: MAP Winter Testing - All Grades
January 15th: Holiday – Martin L. King, Jr. Day – Schools and Offices Closed
January 25th: End of Second Quarter
January 26th: Professional Day for Teachers – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students
January 27th: Makers Fest
January 29th - February 2nd: ACCESS Testing - ESOL Students Only
January 29th - February 9th: i-Ready Winter testing
February 3rd: STEM FAIR
February 9th: Snow-make up day!!!

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1st Grade
First Grade
In reading, we will be reading the story Tacky Penguins. For spelling we will be learning words with the -ew ending. Students will receive a new spelling sheet for the next 4 weeks on Monday.

For math we are continuing to work with word problems in addition and subtraction. Students will be required to write their own word problems and know the key words.

For social studies, we are continuing with buying and selling as well as spending and saving.

IMPORTANT DATES:

January 25- Chik-fil-a Night 3pm-8pm
January 31- Vocabulary Parade

First Grade
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3rd Grade
Celebrating Black History
"The mere imparting of information is not education."
Carter G. Woodson (The Father of Black History)

In the upcoming week students will continue to work on the following:
Language Arts- Students will continue identifying the main idea and details
Social Studies- Students will learn about early explorers and continue their black history project research
Math-Students will continue learning about fractions
Science-Students will continue learning about force, energy, and motion
Upcoming Events:
January 25 End of the quarter
January 26 2-hour early dismissal/Grub with Grandparents
January 31 Vocabulary Parade
February 3 STEM Fair (Invitation Only)
February 8 CLF Black History Poster Due
February 9 Black History Project Due




Third Grade Team
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