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Welcome to the jungle, Jaguars!

Welcome to the jungle, Jaguars!

Fifth Grade

News From 5th Grade


The year has flown by and now it is time to finish up 5th Grade with our final testing and a little fun.  Here is what is on our calendar for the two next months:


April 20th               5th Grade IB Rally

April 26th:              Promotion Pictures

April 30th               Read Across America Awards 8:30 am

May 7-18th:            SBAC Testing                   

May 22nd  -            Math Placement Test for Middle School

TBD May -              Pool Day- Mrs.H. (parents needed to drive, please!)

June 4th:                Bellflower Assembly

June 4-8th:             Health Education Week for 5th Grade

June 4-8th:             Olympics  (parents needed!!!!)

June  5th                5th Grade Science Test

June 8th                 Olympic Finals…come cheer us on

June 8th                 Talent Show

June 12th               Beach Day  (We still need volunteers)

June 13th               Promotion

June 14th:              Last Day of School


In order to pay for the remaining activities we are requesting a $20 donation from each child to pay for the lifeguards for the beach, promotion items, and more.




Mrs. Doncouse

Mrs. Haeberlein

Mr. Ponce

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Exhibition 2018

Transdisciplinary theme:

How We Express Ourselves- An inquiry into the local and global issues. The process into identifying a need and the action that can affect the need or issue and how constant reflection and cooperation can help resolve problems.


Central Idea:

Humans can help solve worldwide issues locally and globally.



What lines of inquiry will define the scope of the inquiry into the central idea?

  • There are problems that we can address.

  • I can take action that will affect local or global issues.

  • There are reliable research sources.


Key Concepts


• Causation – What is causing the problem?


• Perspective – Why is it a problem?


• Reflection – What can we do about it?

California Content Standards and Common Core Standards

Here is a quick link to the California Standards for the different academic subjects:

As you can see, if you go to the site, our fifth graders have much to learn this year.

Thank you for your support.


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