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United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) has postponed the Teacher Strike scheduled for Thursday, January 10th.  The new strike date will be scheduled for Monday, January 14th.
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Parents and Guardians, 
I am so excited to soon be able to meet you at our Back To School night on September 8th, 2016.  It will be at this time that I will share with you what is expected of your child in fifth grade mathematics.  We are going to have a great year filled with rigor, skill building and problem solving not only in math but also in life.  Daily, we will work together to create a solid foundation in mathematics for each and every fifth grade student to ensure that she/he will find success as we move onto higher domains and areas of math. 

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Math Movies....grab your popcorn and enjoy!

Moneyball - Based on a true story, Oakland A’s manager Billy Beane uses the power of math and statistics to turn his losing baseball team around.


October Sky - High school students build a rocket for the science fair using differential equations.


Donald in Mathmagic Land - This animated short shows how math is used in real life.


Primer - A time travel film in which four engineers discover the secret to time travel.


Little Man Tate - A story about how a mom discovers that her son is a math genius.

Our First Quiz of the 2016-2017 School Year

Students and Parents,
The quizzes have been graded and recorded for our first assessment of Prime Factorization.  Your quizzes will be handed back to you on Tuesday, September 6th.  There will be a note for your parents to sign that will explain what skills you will need in order to attain a better understanding of this concept.  Please practice this concept if you received a score of a "1" or a "2".