Big Elm Elementary Oval 2
Big Elm Elementary Bobcat 2
Big Elm Bobcat

200 Tetrick Road

Shinnston, WV 26431

304-326-7280

 Fax:  304-592-3255

Bobcats

Welcome to Mr Caruso's fifth grade class. 

 "Home of the Mighty Monkeys"

Please contact me with any concerns you have about your child in my classroom. Fill in the form below and submit.

Thank You.

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** Please note - NO LATE WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED UNLESS YOU ARE ABSENT. In the event of an absence, county policy will be followed. (1 day for every absent will be allowed to make up work)

No work will be accepted without FIRST AND LAST names on paper. No name = 0, No Last name = -10 points.

Check your child's agenda DAILY. 



Some Useful Websites


https://mwayouthedprograms.modern-woodmen.org/SchoolSpeechContest/Pages/SpeechContestTopicPage.aspx(Woodmen Speech Contest)


softschools.com/math/fractions/ (Great practice for all things fractions!)


http://thegreatmartinicompany.com/index.html (math flashcards - great for practice)


http://gamequarium.com/  (lots of learning games)


http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/weight/  (your weight on other planets - pretty cool)


http://search.ebscohost.com/  (search tools and databases - great for research - Login= West, Password= Virginia)


http://nationalzoo.si.edu/default.cfm  (National Zoo in Washington D.C. - Live web cams)


http://www.earthcam.com/usa/newyork/timessquare/index.php?cam=charleyo  (Live web cam at Times Square in New York. - Check out the sights.)


http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/sightings/cities/skywatch.cgi?country=United+States  (Find out when you can see the International Space Station)


www.dictionary.com (dictionary, thesaurus, & reference)


http://puzzlersparadise.com/ (logic puzzles)

IMPORTANT DATES


12/3/18  -  2 Hour Early Dismissal

12/21/18  -  2 Hour Early Dismissal

12/24/18 -> 1/2/19  -  Christmas Break

1/3/19  -  Return to School

1/14/19  -  Report Cards

1/21/19  -  No School (Martin Luther King jr. Day)

1/24/19  -  2 Hour Delay

2/1/19  -  Woodmen Speech (Rough Draft Due)

2/8/19  - Woodmen Speech (Final Copy Due)

2/11/19  -  Woodmen Speech (Oral Presentation)

2/8/19  -  Progress Reports

2/14/19  -  2 Hour Delay / Valentine Party

3/4/19  -  Parent Teacher Conferences

3/22/19  -  2 Hour Delay / Report Cards

4/12/19  -  2 Hour Early Dismissal

4/15/19 -> 4/19/19  -  Spring Break

4/26/19  -  Progress Reports

5/24/19  -  Tentative Last Day (if no snow days)








Students of the Month 

September - Fairness:  Kiersten G.

October - Responsibility:  Kaydy L.

November/ December - Citizenship: Leah R.

January - Trustworthiness:  Terrance S.

February -  Caring:  

March - Respectfulness:  

April - The KEY HOLDER (Encompasses all 6 Character Traits):  

May - Most Improved: