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 5 Newsletter – Week of 6/4

**Class Trip is here!!** Sheets were sent home detailing our adventures later this
week! Girl scouts and chaperones, rest up, it’s round 2 this week! I still think there
are one or two of you who need to pay. Please, take care of it.

Any questions let me know. I will see everyone at the Wagner at 7:00, sharp.

**World’s Fair** Wednesday from 1:00-2:00 we will hold the World’s Fair in the
church hall. Please, come and see the students’ outstanding work! Skip lunch on
this day!

**Doughnuts for Dads is next Friday from 8:30-9:00.

Outlet Trail Clean up- Monday, June 11th Work begins at 10:00.
Rocket Launch- Tuesday, June 12th . Mr. and Mrs. Reinard have graciously donated rockets to the 4th and 5th grade class. Students will construct them this week and launch them on this day at the Elm St. Baseball Complex at 1:00

State Park Hike- Thursday, June 14 th . Please, get permission slip back to school. I
am missing 5-6 students. We will leave school at 10:00.

Graduation- Thursday, June 14 th at 6:30 in the church.

Field day- Monday, June 18 th .

ELA- Students will finish reading “Hole” early this week. They will watch the movie
as well.

Math- We are working on graphs and constructing them along with mean, median
and mode.

Social Studies- Political Cartoons and speeches are due on Wednesday. They can
present their speeches on Wednesday or when we return on Monday from the
class trip. There is a test next week on pre Revolution activities. Students will get a study guide this week. We will wrap up the year watching the Liberty Kids special on the American Revolution.

Religion- We will discuss the chapter on Mary in the religion book this week.
Then, there will be a test on Anointing the Sick and Mary late next week.

Have a great week!

Mr. Prather