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APRIL 9-13, 2018  

Good Afternoon Folks,

I trust we are all enjoying the break. Please note that next weeks homework and focus is posted. Students will be given the vocabulary words on 4/9/2018. For the 4th nine weeks, we will be focusing only on vocabulary (words used in context).


April 10 & 11: Kindergarten Registration 9:30-1:00

April 12: Report Cards go home

April 16: 3-5 Awards Day 

April 16-20: Spring Book Fair

April 17: National Honor Society Induction 6:00pm MPR

April 19: Global Open House 5:00-7:00

April 20: Field Day

April 23: Field Day make up day

April 27: Military Child Day

April 27: CFIE hosts Jacksonville’s Arbor Day Celebration

MARCH 26-29, 2018  

Happy Saturday,

I hope you are all off to a great start for the weekend. I am happy to report our class was declared winner for the diabetes fundraiser; we are being awarded a pizza party 3/29/2018:) I am looking forward to the coming school week.

Please note only Math homework for this coming week. Thank you so much for your continued support of 4Welsh, as we strive for excellence. 


MARCH 19-23, 2018  

Happy Friday Wonderful People,


I trust you all had a great week:) A big THANK YOU for your support in the diabetes drive!!!!!!!!! Big THUMBS UP to my kiddos for their hard work this week:) YES YES YES....They work hard.


Please note for the upcoming week:

Benchmarks.......3/19/2018 Math......3/20/2018....ELA (students must be present)

No tutoring......I have meetings all week; so sorry:(

Home and focus posted on my website.....Also in your child's OneNote


Have a great weekend:)



MARCH 12-16, 2018  

Happy Friday!!!!!

I hope we all had a productive week!!!! Our trip to White Oak High for the symphony went well. Our kids worked very hard this week, and I am very pleased with their efforts:)

Just a couple things to note for the upcoming weeks:

March 12-16 is the Paper Sneaker Drive to support Dylan's Diabetes Destroyers & Juvenile Diabetes (JDRF).  Your child will be able to purchase a paper sneaker from for $1.  4Welsh would like to support in a BIG way! Make as many purchases as possible.


March 19-24, 2018......3rd Benchmark window (4Welsh Math on 3/19/2018)

As pertinent info comes in, I will keep you all informed:)


Be blessed.


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MARCH 5-9, 2018  



I sincerely hope you all had a productive week, and looking forward to a peaceful weekend:)


Thanks so much for ensuring your child completed his/her requisite work during my absence. Every effort is always appreciated:) Also, for your love tokens from Feb. 14. Please note the following upcoming events:


3/7/2018..........Symphony Trip to White Oak High School (students not attending will be placed in another class)


Week after next (March 12-16) is the Paper Sneaker Drive to support Dylan's Diabetes Destroyers & Juvenile Diabetes (JDRF).  Your child will be able to purchase a paper sneaker from for $1.  4Welsh would like to support in a BIG way! Make as many purchases as possible.

FEBRUARY 26- MARCH 2, 2018  

Hi Folks,

 I sincerely hope all is well, and everything is still in one piece..... Good to be back:)

 Please note the following:

2/26/2018 - 3/2, 2081..............Read Across America Week (see att'd)

3/7/2018 ..................................Field Trip to White Oak/Symphony (permission slips were due 2/16/2018 )

 Tutoring resumes tomorrow 2/26/2018.......3:15 to 4:15

 Please see  Homework & Focus for this week.

FEBRUARY 12-16, 2018  

Happy Friday,

I hope you all had a productive week. Please note the following:

Feb. 12 - 16, 2018.......students laptops will be taken for re-imaging. (I will provide them with a printout of the focus for the week, homework schedule and spelling and vocabulary list.

Feb. 13, 2018.............Spring Dance 3:15 - 4:30....prompt pick up please.

March 7, 2018...........Symphony Trip.....White Oak High School 10:15 - 2 pm. 

                                Return permission slip by Feb. 16, 2018.


Be blessed:)


JANUARY 29 - FEB. 2, 2018  

Happy Sunday,

I sincerely hope all is well, and you are all looking forward to a productive week:)


  • This week is SOUPER BOWL WEEK at CFIE; food donations needed.
  • Valentine Dance and permission slip were sent home last Thursday....Please check your kiddo.
  • GIRLS ON THE RUN (girls) and STRIDE (boys) flyers were sent home Friday....Please check your kiddo.
  • Most students completed their benchmarks last week; the rest will do so during this week.
  • 2nd Nine weeks report cards will go home Thursday Feb. 1, 2018.
  • Awards is set for Thursday Feb. 8, 2018 at 9:30 in the multi-purpose room.
  • Awardees are students who receive As and /or Bs in all subject areas (80 - 100)

As usual, please ensure your child completes his/her homework/assignments daily. Also, laptops must be fully charged for school use.


Monday, January 29th - Friday, February 2nd

 Get ready! It’s time for our CFIE SOUP-er Bowl Food Drive!

 Our school is collecting the following nonperishable food items. All items are used for our “Backpack Buddies” program, which benefits families in our school community.

Spaghetti Macaroni & Cheese                Juice Boxes

Spaghetti Sauce                                  Cereal                          Spaghettios/Ravioli

Peanut Butter                                     Pop Tarts                       Granola Bars

Jelly                                                   Oatmeal                        Fruit Cups

The class the brings in the most donations will earn 10 Eagle Feathers and an ice cream party! There will be prizes for the 5 students who bring in the most donations, too!

JANUARY 22-26, 2018  

Hi Folks,

Please note the following:

1/3/2018 - 1/12/2018 work schedule brought forward to cover 1/10/2018 - 1/19/2018..

1/23/2018............End of 2nd Nine Weeks Grading Period

1/25/2018............MOY Math Benchmark (10:00 - 12 noon)

1/26/2018............MOY  Reading Benchmark (8:30 - 10:30 am)

2/1/2018............2nd Nine Weeks Reports Go Home


Please be reminded that each student laptop is to be brought to school fully charged daily.......................

Attendance on testing days is vital/important............

As always, encourage our kids to always do their best!!!!!! The sky is the limit!!!!!!!


JANUARY 3-12, 2018  


I hope you all enjoyed the break:), and looking forward to a wonderful, bright and prosperous year. We will be back on track from the get go on Wednesday January 3, 2018. As usual, I will keep everyone in the loop on a weekly basis. Information pertaining to focus and assignments are posted on my webpage (school) and also in your child's OneNote.



Each student must have an earbud or headphone for school (daily).

Laptops must be brought to school fully charged and ready for use daily.

Homework must be done when given......(every effort is encouraged and appreciated)

Always encourage our kids to be respectful of self and others:)


As always, much love and respect!!!!



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DECEMBER 11-20, 2017  

Happy Friday,

Big SHOUT OUT TO JADEN 'SUNSHINE' SEAMSTER, our class representative in the Geography Bee. He made it to the top four....Great job kid!!!!!!


I hope you all had a productive week, and looking forward to some rest this weekend. Just touching base......

Thanks for signing and returning the interim reports; any queries or concerns, please shoot me an email. Our children are trying their very best in the subject areas, and their efforts are encouraged and commended. YES YES YES YES...WE WILL CONTINUE WITH DIVISION FOR A COUPLE MORE WEEKS>>>>>>


Just a few reminders:

  • School Dance.......Tuesday Dec. 12, 2017 (3:15-4:30). Permission slips and money ($1) due no later than 12/11/2017 at 8:00 am.
  • Tutoring 12/11/17 & 12/13/17.........Resume January 8, 2018.
  • Wednesday Dec. 20, 2017 we go off for Christmas break.....(we are having movie day in class....contributions of cookies, snacks and juices are needed/greatly appreciated).
  • Wednesday Jan. 3, 2018 students return from Christmas break.
  • PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE remember that laptops must be charged at home daily and be ready for school the next day....


Be blessed and irie!!!!




DECEMBER 4-8, 2017  

Good Afternoon,

Please be reminded of our International Holiday Fair today from 5-7 pm.....Come out and enjoy yourselves with the kids, here at school. Pancake dinner, silent auction and more.

My laptop has been worked on, and so there are a few adjustments and nik naks to get accustomed to. Focus & homework for next week can be viewed in the respective area on my webpage. 

Hopefully everything will be back to normal before the end of next week:) Have a blessed weekend!




NOVEMBER 27 - DEC. 1, 2017  


It is hoped that you all had a great Thanksgiving. We are glad to be back at school, and looking forward to a productive week.

Please note, CFIE Internationa Holiday Fair will be this Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 from 5-7pm.

  • Highlights include:
  • Class ornaments
  • Picture with SANTA
  • Choir
  • Silent Auction
  • Pancake dinner for $5......children ages 4 and under eat free!!!!


Come out and support:)

NOVEMBER 20 & 21, 2017  


Just touching base before we go off for Thanksgiving. Please note, there will be no homework or after-school tutoring for Nov. 20 & 21, 2017. Regular schedule resumes Nov. 27, 2017. International Holiday Fair will be on Friday Dec. 1, 2017 from 5-7 pm and 2nd Nine Weeks Interim Reports will be sent home on Dec. 7, 2017.

We will be having an in-class Thanksgiving celebration (food sharing & movies) on Tuesday Nov. 21, 2017. Contributions of snacks and treats are needed and welcomed:)


Remember, there are so many things to give thanks for. All the problems and challenges we face are there to reveal our true strengths, and help shape our characters. I am exceedingly thankful for the opportunity to work with your awesome kids. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, and be blessed:)



November 13-17, 2017  

Good Afternoon,

Please enjoy the extra time off with your family and get some rest. Just sending out some info to keep you in the loop.

Next Monday at 9:30 am in the multipurpose room, we will be having our 1st nine weeks awards ceremony. Students who have a achieved grades of 80% and above  in all subjects will be awarded. Please show your support:)


I sent home info re: collection of Candy man orders, and also letters indicating students selected for tutoring starting next week. Homework and focus schedule for next week is posted in the relevant areas (website and student OneNote).

Please note, we are still experiencing issues with the virus....

Be blessed :)




NOVEMBER 6-9, 2017  

Good Afternoon,

I sincerely hope all is well thus far. Please note that we are still experiencing difficulties with the virus in our system. Be aware and make every effort to avoid being infected. If you see any unusual emails or links, please don't open them; I will never request personal info via email. Take every precaution necessary. If necessary, please send me a note, and I will do likewise.


Please note the following for the upcoming week:

  • Only Math Homework this week (Mon. GM 283-284; Tues. GM 289-290; Wed. GM 295-296)
  • Reports will be sent home Tuesday Nov. 7, 2017
  • Belize Partnership Fundraiser…..Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 students may wear sunglasses for $1
  • Early Dismissal Thursday Nov. 9, 2017
  • No School Friday Nov. 10, 2017 (Veterans Day Holiday)
  • 1st Nine Weeks Awards Monday Nov. 13, 2017 at 9:30 am in the multi-purpose room



OCTOBER 3 - NOVEMBER 3, 2017  

Happy Friday,

I hope you all had a productive week, and looking forward to a restful weekend. We had a good week here at school, and accomplished all our goals. The trip to the museum was interesting, and the kids enjoyed themselves for the most part.


Please note that I am not able to send out emails this weekend or post work to my students, because my county assigned laptop has been infected, and no information can be accessed!!!!!:( It will not even open for me!!!!! I am locked out!!!!! Check out info posted in homework and weekly focus for this week on this site......It is the best I can do for now.

I will touch base when the problem has been rectified. Be blessed and have an IRIE weekend:)

OCTOBER 23-27, 2017  

Hi Folks,

I am pleased to report that we all had a great week at school. Your support is greatly appreciated; continue the good work:) This upcoming week will be very hectic and eventful (lots of stuff happening). Benchmarks will be administered;this is for instructional purposes, not grading. Please note the following:

  • ·       BENCHMARK ELA 10/23/2017
  • ·       MUSEUM TRIP 10/24/2017......8:30 - 12 NOON
  • ·       BENCHMARK MATH 10/25/2017
  • ·       HALLOWEEN ASSEMBLY 10/26/2017
  •         FALL DANCE IN CAFETERIA 10/26/2017 .....3PM - 4:30PM (PROMPT PICK UP)

The Best Way To Predict Your Future Is To Create It.....


OCTOBER 16-20, 2017  

Happy Sunday,

BIG BIG THANK YOU to everyone who came out and supported the Fall Festival; it was a success!! Just a few reminders:

ERPD (dismissal at noon)..........Oct. 19, 2017

Museum Trip...........................Oct. 24, 2017 (Approx. 8:15-12noon)

Fall Dance..............................Oct. 26, 2017 (3-4:30 pm)

Thanks for coming in for scheduled conferences. We will continue to work together for our children........It Takes a Village....

As always, any queries, concerns or suggestions, just shoot me an email. Have a blessed week:)



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OCTOBER 9-13, 2017  

Happy Sunday,

A big thank you to all who made it to Open House last week, and also for supporting the book fair. I am looking forward to meeting you for conference this week; I will make contact with persons who did not sign up, and let you know times that are available.

I appreciate your support and contributions. Please check homework and weekly focus to see what we will be doing this week; schedule will also be posted in your child's OneNote. Continue to encourage your child to do his/her best in all endeavors; the sky is the limit!!!!!

Remember: Fall Festival Friday October 13, 2017....(5-7 pm)


Be blessed in all areas of your life, and have a productive week:)


Much love and respect..


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OCTOBER 2-6, 2017  

Good afternoon,

It is sincerely hoped that you are all having a great weekend so far. Thanks for getting the federal cards back to me. Our children have been working hard in class, and I really appreciate their efforts. The kids now have access to Discovery Education on their laptops..Just keeping you in the loop for this coming week:

FALL BOOK FAIR.....OCT. 2-6, 2017


OPEN HOUSE (5-7PM)........OCT. 5, 2017



Persons who are interested in being a chaperone on school trips must be finger-printed by the county. Please check the school office for information. Weekly homework and focus is posted in respective areas; please check it out.


As always, if you have any concerns, queries or suggestions, please feel free to shoot me an email:)






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SEPTEMBER 25-29, 2017  

Happy Sunday,

I hope we are all good, and looking forward to a great week. Here are a few reminders for the next couple of weeks:

September 25: Federal Impact Cards go home

September 27: Fall Pictures/Strawbridge

September 28: Interim Reports go home

October 2-6: Fall Book Fair

October 5: Fall Open House 5:00-7:00

Please check out homework & weekly focus. Also note that subject concepts being taught weekly are posted in your child's OneNote. We are presently utilizing Study Island, Reading Eggspress, Think Central Go Math, EPIC & OneNote. Any questions on accessing these, can be answered by your kiddo:)

Much love and respect:)

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SEPTEMBER 18-22, 2017  

Happy Sunday,

I sincerely hope you have all had a great weekend, and are looking forward to a productive week. Please note that all my students have received laptops and chargers:) I have their info sheets to be distributed tomorrow. Ensure laptops are charged nightly.



  • Thursday (9/21/17) is ERPD; early release (dismissal at noon)
  • Interim reports are will be sent home next week...
  • Federal cards will also be sent home next week to be correctly filled out and returned.
  • Check out the homework and weekly focus schedule.


As always, if you have any concerns, queries or suggestions, please shoot me an email:)






SEPTEMBER 11-15, 2017  

Happy Sunday,

It has been great so far in 4Welsh. Our children have been working very hard, and are very supportive of each other. Just a few things to note for this week:

For parents who were unable to attend the 1:1 sessions held last week, I sent home two (2) documents to be signed and returned tomorrow (9/11/2017); these documents are laptop related.

Laptop fee is $25.00 for the year (cash or check accepted).

Please check FOURTH GRADE SET-UP, to see percentages assigned for the subjects.

Please check HOMEWORK & WEEKLY FOCUS to see what our kids will be doing this week.

If you have any queries, concerns or suggestions, please feel free to shoot me an email at

Have a blessed week:)




SEPTEMBER 5-8, 2017  



1:1 AT CFIE ON THURSDAY SEPT. 7, 2017.  Parents are invited to attend the 1:1 Information Night Thursday, Sept 7th. Two sessions offered 5-6:00 and 6-7:00pm.   This is an information night and opportunity for parents to learn about the OCS 1:1 Initiative, complete required paperwork, pay tech fee and pose questions. Student devices will not be deployed during Thursday’s Information Night.



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AUGUST 28 - SEPTEMBER 1, 2017  

Happy Sunday,

Welcome to the first week of school. We are looking forward to a very productive year!!!!!! Please note the following:

Monday...8/28/17 BOY Math Assessment

9/1/17.... 1st Spelling Inventory


Focus..........August 28 – Sept. 1, 2017

Math: Place Value & Beginning of the year assessment…….Place Value….Number and Operations in Base Ten

Reading: Story Elements………Characterization/Traits

Writing: Personal Narratives

Social Studies: Global Focus Citizenship Traits…..Making a difference (Educational Quotes….understanding quotes)

Word Skills: Character traits and use

Homework: Math









Common Core


Common Core


Common Core



Summarize reading

Summarize reading

Summarize reading

Summarize reading






ORIENTATION: THURSDAY AUGUST 24, 2017....12 - 2 PM & 5 - 7 PM