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200 Tetrick Road

Shinnston, WV 26431


 Fax:  304-592-3255


To contact Mrs. Sturm please fill out the form below and submit, thank you.

Welcome to Mrs. Sturm's

Fourth Grade Class!!!

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Congratulations to Mrs. Sturm's...

Student of the Month:

Summer Reading Participants:

This week in class...


 Every Thursday starting August 29


Writer's Notebook


Place Value 


Lemonade War

Social Studies

Forms of Government


Science experiments on Fridays


Don't forget your tennis shoes on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays


Unit 1 Spelling Test/ August 29

blade, gray, past, afraid, magic, delay, amaze, drain, maybe, break, sale, hang, stain, glass, raft, jail, crayon, fact, stale, steak


fraction, trait, champion, activity, graceful

If you would like to donate to our class, the following items are always appreciated...

  • backup snacks 
  • disinfectant wipes
  • tissues
  • hand sanitizer 
  • ziploc gallon bags
  • ziploc sandwich bags
  • plastic spoons/plastic forks/plastic knives
  • backup snacks

Planning Schedule:

Monday- Music/ Extra Gym

Tuesday- Art

Wednesday- Gym

Thursday- Library

Friday- Computer/ Extra Gym

Important dates: 

August 21- Open House 3-5

August 26- First Day of School

September 2- No School (Labor Day)

September 20- No School (Professional Learning Day)

October 14- No School (PLD)

October 28- 2 Hour Early Dismissal

November 11- No School (Veteran's Day)

November 25-29- No School (Thanksgiving Break)

December 20- 2 Hour Early Dismissal

December 23- January 1- No School (Christmas Break)

January 20- No School (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)

January 21-23- No School (Professional Development)

February 17- No School (PLD)

April 9- 2 Hour Early Dismissal

April 10-13- No School (Spring Break)

May 11- Out Of School Environment Day (Could be converted to snow day

May 12- No School (Election Day)

May 18- Out Of School Environment Day (Could be converted to snow day

May 25- No School (Memorial Day)

June 3- 2 Hour Early Dismissal 

June 4-9 Out Of School Environment Day (Could be converted to snow day


         Character Traits-By Month                  Student of the Month

                September-   Fairness                                  


                October -    Responsibility                                  


                November - Citizenship                                          

              December - Student of the Month


              January - Trustworthy                              


                February - Caring                                          

                March - Kindness/Respectful                     


                April -  Keyholder                                                                                      


                May -  Most Improved                                  


                June- Student of the Month