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PS 230 5th Grade Team

Front Row (L to R) - Ms. Lasky, Ms. Robb,  Ms. HeinrichMs. DiScipio, Ms. Madison, Ms. Pikman, Mr. Ramos, Mrs. Mancusi, Mr. Metzner


Left to Right - Ms. Kelley, Ms. Gursoy 

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5th Grade Archives

5th_Grade_School Supplies - 2019 

In Music...

     We will be learning about the four basic rhythms: the quarter note, half note, dotted half note, and whole note.  We will also learn how to read notes.  We will learn about other song forms: AABA, ABA, and songs with bridge sections.

In gym…

     Group Games! Students will work in small groups to complete quick tasks using a wide range of motor skills.  Students will also be working on their strength and flexibility city wide fitnessgram testing.

In Health…

     Students are finishing up their "Body" unit with the muscles and bones terms and locations.  They will be beginning the next unit of nutrition and why it's important to understand what they eat and how it affects them.

In Advisory…

     In Advisory, students will be able to define empathy and respect. They will also learn how to demonstrate listening-with-attention skills.


Student Quotes of the Month!
Class 504, the Sloths

“We’re gonna identify text features to use them to our advantage.” - Alex Jules

“So you’re saying every culture has its own beauty?” - Andrea 

Important Dates



Election Day →No School
Election Day Bake Sale


Veteran’s Day →No School


Day Time Parent Teacher


Day and Evening Parent Teacher
Conferences→ Half Day 11:40 Pick up

11/13 - 11/14

Scholastic Book Fair


Movie Night

11/28 - 11/29

Thanksgiving Recess→No School

This Month

Theme:  Perseverance & Persistence

Quote of the Month:  “Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding on the 20th." - Julie Andrews

Student of the Month Qualities:

  • Student is patient, determined and works hard to achieve a goal.

  • Student is steadfastness in completing a task or goal despite difficulty or delay.

  • Student tries more than one strategy to solve a problem.

Middle School Choice

     It's time to start thinking about Middle School! 

     Deadline to apply for middle schools: 

December 2, 2019

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