Keith Prather – 5th grade

  • St. Michael School teacher: 10 years
  • Elementary Teacher for 20 years
  • Colleges attended: BA Elementary Education – Marietta College, OH; Masters of Education – Cal State – San Bernardino, CA.

Married to Sally. Has three children. Resident of Penn Yan since 1998. He enjoys golf, running, reading, word/math puzzles, outdoors, sports, spending time with family and friends.

Community involvement: President Penn Yan Youth Baseball and Softball; Board Member Penn Yan Jr. Mustangs Football; Head coach numerous youth sports teams; Bus Driver – Sunday mornings church route; Member Moose Club; Community Activist: Christmas for the Needy; CROP walk leader St. Michael School; YCRR supporter.

Grade 4 & 5 Newsletter – Week of 10/28

**Halloween Parade on Thursday at 2:15. Please, have your child bring their costume to school. NO scary masks, weapons or fake blood, please.
**All Saints Day Mass on Friday at 11:00** All are welcome. The students will be leading the Mass with Father Jorge.
ELA- Ecosystem books are due today.
We will start reading a new book as a class. It is titled “My Side of the Mountain”. Students will begin writing a lost adventure story today. They will have two weeks to complete it.
Math- We continue to work on 2 by 2 and 3 digit multiplication.
Science- Students will be discussing the three types of rocks this week.
Social Studies- 4th grade was assigned a long house project last week. Discuss with your child a timeline for completing it.
      5th grade will focus on the formation of our country’s government and the key parts of it.
     **Also, I hope you found an immigrant or are in the process of it. We will assign that assignment this week.
Religion- Chapter 2 will be completed this week. It focuses on trust and the Beatitudes.
Have a great week!
Mr. Prather