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Scholastic Class Code: GV4Q7

Class Schedule

PE: Monday 10:40-11:40

      Thursday 10:40-11:25      

Music:  Thursday 8:12-8:45     

Library:Wednesday 11:10-11:40

Math Centers

Math Centers are a great opportunity for students to apply the strategies they have learned during lessons through a game or puzzle. They are most effective when we have parent help! If you would like to help out during these station, please refer to link below.

Math Centers


Students are encouraged to log onto their I-Ready accounts and complete the lessons at home 3-4 days a week for 30 minutes. Have your child log onto Clever to access I-Ready



Monte Garden Online Auction

Attention, Monte Gardens families: The DBPC Executive board is preparing for an Online Auction and we want you to know all about it! The auction will open on May 1st and you will have until May 16th at 10pm to bid on our amazing items and to get tickets for exciting opportunity drawings. On May 17th you can bring your family to Open House for dinner (purchased from a food vendor), classroom visits, dessert (provided free by DBPC), and to pick up your auction winnings. If there are any MG families who would like to donate an item or service for the auction, please contact Jennie Smith at 

She would love to hear from you!

Eleni Araujo B-10



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California Explorer Report

To culminate our study of California Explorers, your child will complete an at home research project, due April 23.  Your child will need to select an explorer from the list of Explorers that has been provided.  They will need to complete the Explorer packet and an Explorer Doll.  Your child will be expected to locate information for this project.

We have provided one resource for your child to use; They will need an additional resource.  This can be from the internet or a book.  We ask that the research packet be completed with neatness, correct spelling, and punctuation.  The paper doll should also be completed with their best effort.  The doll should represent the explorer for what they accomplished ad/or where they came from.  Be creative and use a variety of materials when making your explorer doll!!

There will be two classroom check-ins, to make sure your child is working toward finishing the project by the due date.

April 11: Explorer is chosen

April 18:  Three of the six activities from the packet are to be completed

April 23: Explorer Packet and Explorer Doll due

Important Dates

April 18: Three activities from Explorer Project due

April 19: DBPC General Meeting 6pm

April 20: Rock Jam 4th & 5th Grade 6:30-7:30

April 23: Explorer Packet and Doll due

April 24: Exploratorium Field Trip

April 25: Spring Spruce-Up Day 1-4pm

May 1- May 16: Spring Online Auction

May 9: Camp Parent Night 6:00 pm

May 15: Spring Concert Monte Gardens 7:15 pm

May 17: Open House 6-8pm




Important Information


Pick up and Drop off concerns

 Please make sure that you are following traffic laws and carpool procedures that are outlined in our Parent Handbook. Parents need to be respectful of our neighborhood and community while bringing students to school and modeling good citizenship for students.

  • Do not park in neighborhood driveways or block any section of driveways.
  • Do not move garbage cans to park, this causes neighbors to miss their garbage pickup.
  • Do not park in Sunrise/Shadelands staff parking or traffic circle to drop off or pickup.
  • Do not drop students off in street as this is dangerous.

To help with traffic, remember that supervision is provided starting at 7:45 am. and students may be dropped off then.

At Monte Gardens we work together, staff and parents, to help students succeed. Please continue to work with us and support our school by following procedures outlined above.

Exploratorium Field Trip  

 Exploratorium field trip scheduled on April 24. I am asking that all permission slips be turned in ASAP. Donation amount of $15 is still being accepted.  Students need to bring a sack lunch.  Parent Chaperone request forms will be sent home as we get closer to the field trip date. We are asking parents to carpool to the Exploratorium and pay $10 to cover the cost of admission.

Book Report Genre


For the month of April, Students have been assigned a research project. Please refer to the information on the left; California Explorer Project