110 Winsted Avenue West | Winsted, Minnesota
(320) 485.2182 | Elementary (320) 485.5631 | High School (320) 485.5654

Welcome to Third Grade

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Holy Trinity School Mission Statement
Holy Trinity School is called by its parish community to educate our children and form them  in their Catholic faith that they might be faithful Disciples of Christ.

Holy Trinity School Philosophy
For Holy Trinity School parents, students, and educators, life is a journey of faith and Christ is the center of our lives. Holy Trinity prepares its students to be Disciples of Christ and active members of the Catholic Church by forming them in faith and the Gospels' call to service. Holy Trinity educates its students through academic inquiry, the pursuit of knowledge, and the development of critical thinking.

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Here you will be able to find out everything that you'll need to "keep-up" with your 3rd grader; everything from spelling lists, to messages, "Student-of-the-Week", assignments, and events that are happening. Communication is the key to everyone's success. Pleae feel free to contact me with questions or concerns that you may have, by phone or email.

With your help and support and the guidence of our Lord, this is going to be an amazing year!        *****************************************************************************
Parent Information

  • Great National Hat Day in class!
  • Check out our Flat Stanley Adventures!!!
  • Colder weather, dress warm: hat, coat, mittens, boots, snowpants
  • Ignatius site? They have a great many items and books! 

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Scholastic Book Order link    https://orders.scholastic.com/HLMVC
3rd Grade Parent classroom code:  HLMVC

 

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Jan. 15, 2020

  • Reading 1: WS-60, 61
  • Reading 2:  WS-65-68
  • Reading 3:   WS 
  • Spelling 1-2 : WS-101, 102 (steps to make a PBJ)
  • Spelling 3: nothing
  • Grammar: WS-48
  • Math : 67B 
  • Religion : WS-M
  • Journals : due Friday
  • Right/Left: nothing
  • Handwriting: nothing
  • Map Skills: nothing
  • Social: CH. Review p. 192, 193 (Vocab, Apply Skills) 
  • Science: nothing

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(Group 1-2, will have 20 words per week + a complete 7+ word sentence)
(Group 3 will have 10 words and start testing later )

Test: Jan. 17th   

Group 1 and 2
Week 16

  1. yawn
  2. taught
  3. salt
  4. lawn
  5. halls
  6. hauls (carry)
  7. hawks
  8. squawk
  9. bought
  10. bawls (cry)
  11. drawing
  12. caused
  13. paused
  14. crawled
  15. coughing
  16. joyful
  17. coins
  18. spoiled
  19. walrus
  20. autumn

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January
Isabella Anglin . . . January 3rd 
Josh Dahl . . . January 3rd 
Patrick Soley . . . January 13th
Mrs. Condon . . . January 18th  

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Where in the World is Flat Stanley???
Date Place Adventure  
October 16-20th  Missouri and Arkansas
  • Visted the National Forest
  • Floated on the Titanic
 
Oct. 28th    Mesa, Arizona
  • Went to the library
  • Sat in some pottery with Mexican designs
  • Found a Grapefruit tree
  • Touched a very “prickly” cactus
  • And sat by the pool with another Stanley from GSL
 
Oct. 31st   Shakopee, MN
  • Went “Trick or Treating”
 
Nov. 5th   Omaha, NE
  • Went to the Omaha Zoo and hung with the bats
 
Nov. 6th    Omaha, NE
  • Went to the Omaha Zoo, with another family and saw a school of fish, jelly fish, and a gorilla 
 
Nov. 8th   San Francisco, CA
  • Looking out over the San Francisco Ferry Station, foggy!!
 
Nov. 10th   Waconia, MN
  •  Made a raft and floated on Lake Waconia
 
Nov. 10th   Glencoe, MN
  • Played Toys
  • Went to a “Trunk or Treat” Event
  • Visited 1st Grade
  • Went to the meat market in Lester Prairie 
 
Nov. 11th  Webster, SD
  • Went to work with Grandma Marla
  • Sat by the fire with Grampa Tom
  • Baked and apple pie
  • Ate popcorn and watched a movie with the puppies, Buck and Slash and Soxx, their cat, also joined in the fun.
  • Met and played with Aubree’s rooster, Max, and Hailey’s chicken, Princess.
 
Nov. 13th  WInsted, MN
  • Hanging out at Eiden’s dairy farm….moo god time
 
Nov. 17th  Fayetteville, GA
  • Helped with a plumbing project
  • Bojangles Chicken and talkin’ football
  • Trick ot treating...oooooooooooooooh
 
Nov. 19th Arlington, TX
  • Buc-ee’s Gas station and SUPER store...COOL!
  • Listened to students practice their piano Christmas music
  • Visted the Texas Ranger’s baseball stadium and the Dallas Cowboy’s football stadium...hike!
 
Nov. 20th Delano, MN
  • Watched PBS Kids and worked on a puzzle with Grandma
 
Nov. 20th Watertown, MN
  • Wore a pumpkin costume to “trick or treat” and met a witch
  • Went to a gymnastics lesson and hung on the uneven bars
 
Nov. 22nd

New York, NY

Maple Grove & Wabasha, MN

Nelson, WI

  • Plane ride back to Minnesota
  • library, lunch, fitness Center
  • Karate class
 
Nov. 25th Platte City, MO
  • Ate lunch
  • Played in a “Mud” kitchen at Northwest Missouri State
 
Nov. 26th MN-Las Vegas, NV
  • Received a new coat from an Old Navy magazine (it’s cold)
  • Flew to Las Vegas
  • Went hiking at Valley of Fire State Park (saw bighorn sheep!)
  • Lake Powell & Glen Canyan Dam (Celebrated it’s 100th anniv.)
  • Zion National Park and along the Virginia River
  • Last stop was the Hoover Dam...so EXCITING, but windy :o)
 
Nov. 27th  New Prague, MN
  • Took Meiko, their cat, to the Vet (Stanley kept him calm)
  • Stanley broke his arm and had to go to the hospital
  • Then helped out on 3-12hr shifts at AbbottNorthwester “Mother Baby Center” Lots of charting, monitoringand saw twins being born
 
Nov. 28th  Milton, WI
  • Went to the Fiat Chrysler Assembly Plant in Belvidere, Illinois where we build the Jeep Cherokee, Mrs. Cpondon has one of those vehicles.
  • Went to Chippewa Falls, played “Purse” Bingo, got ready for deer hunting, ate, and had great conversations
  • Baked and made candies...then went into a sugar coma...LOL..then delivered them to those living in the Memory Care Center
  • Finished reading the book “Rascal”
 
Nov. 29th  Vatican City!
  • Stanley was sent to Our Holiness, the Pope. We receieved a letter from Monsignor Cona, Assessor, which stated that His Holiness receieved our letter and was asked to reply in his name. He appreciated the sentements for the request to participate, but cannot comply. His Holiness assured us that he would pray for our 3rd class and their teacher.
 
Nov. 30th  Valdez, Alaska
  • Shoveled snow (average snow fall is 26 ft w/a record of 46ft!), had Thanksgiving with the family, and toured the town of 3,900 (which doubles in the summer months because of tourism!)
  • Went on the Richardson Highway, through Keystone Canyon with beautiful water falls and through Thompson Pass, a road through the Chugach Mountains
 
Dec. 2nd Seatle, WA
  • He went for a hike to Snoqualmie Falls! This waterfall is 270 ft. He played in the river at the base of the falls, and admired all of the huge trees in the forest (including this tree with it's roots growing out of an old stump!).
 
Dec. 3rd Gallatin, TN
  • Stayed with a family of 8 siblings and 2 parents
  • Went to the Grand ole Opry
  • Went tothe the Tennessee Titan’s home stadium
 
Dec.3rd Carrboro, NC
  • Went to work with a professor at the University of North Carolina
  • Played in the famous “well” on campus
  • Carved and pumpkin, went trick or treating, and even sent the class back some of his candy. Thanks, Stanley.
 
Dec. 3rd Orlando, FL
  • Went to Magic Mountain with the Cathey’s on their vacation!!!!!
 
Dec. 4th Brainerd, MN
  • Helped shovel snow
  • Went to work with Linda
  • Had fun greeting people at the door and then eating turkey dinner
 
Dec. 4th Fall Creek, WI
  • Had an X-ray taken at the Mayo Clinic in Eau Claire, WI 
  • Helped with an Ultersound
 
Dec. 4th Carlsbad, CA
  • Ate a great Thansksgiving meal!
 
Dec. 6th Minneapolis, MN
  • Went to the Children’s Theatre and watched a performance of Cinderella! Everyone dressed-up!
 
Dec. 7th Palmer, Alaska
  •  Stanley decorated our house inside and out for Christmas
  • He enjoyed rding around town looking at all of the pretty lights
 
Dec. 8th Roscommon, Michigan
  • Toured the Christmas village
  • Went to Mass and even had his picture taken in their Advent Wreath!
 
Dec. 9th Kansas City, MO
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Dec. 10th  Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Hanging out in the warmth under a palm tree
 
Dec. 16th  DesMoines, IA
  • Went behind the scence with the Des Moines Cubs’ Headquarters. Roni’s Mom’s cousin, Steven, is the manager of the Cubs, Des Moines’ minor league baseball team...play ball!
 
Dec. 21st  Galveston, TX
  • Sat in a Palm Tree
  • Prayed with Mary and Josehph in the Nativity
  • Talked with Santa
  • Played with “Stanley” their dog...ruff, ruff
 
Jan.2nd  North Carolina, Ohio, Illinois, Minnesota, and finally new York
  • Helped Uncle Steven move to New York
  • Many cool places!
  • Spent Christmas with Anthony :o)
 
Jan. 3rd  Warner Robins, GA
  • Christmas fun!
 
Jan. 7th Johnstown, CO
  • Helped shovel
  • Ate lunch at “Fat Albert’s”
  • Went to the hardware store
 

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$20.00 for supplies PLUS... 
Pencil Case: (zipper on top only)
2 boxes of 200 count tissues
1 spiral notebook (70 count)
0.7mm lead
Highlighters: 2 yellow & 2 any color
2 Glue sticks
1 Jumbo stretchy book cover 
Container of 35 count Antibacterial wipes
Earbuds, in labeled bag  
4 pk of AAA batteries
4 pk Reg. Black Dry Erase markers
2 pk Ultra Thin Line Black Dry Erase markers
1 cleaned frosting container w/lid (NO labels, fashion/Duct Tape)

PLUS:

*Phy Ed Shoes
*Art Shirt (t-shirt style)
*Assignmnet Notebook (HT Elem Office $5.00)

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As products come in, I will cross off those that are no onger needed. They may, however, become needed later in the year. Thank you so much for any donations!
 

Bag of Haribo Gummy Bears
Box of Spaghetti

Small bottle of Vinegar
Large bag of Mini Marshmallows
Band-aides

Ziploc Bags: snack, sandwich, quart, and gallon
5 oz. Dixie Cups
3M removeable wall strips
Lysol Spray: pink can
Paper lunch bags   (White and brown)
Gift Cards: (Wal-Mart, JoAnn Fabrics, Target, Dollar Tree)
Card Stock: White and colored
3M Flags: (Page markers)
Potting Soil: #5
Plaster of Paris: (Menards #4)

                                       Thank you,   
                                     
Mrs. Condon
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Awesome Websites for kids

Religion  
http://www.jrclubcatholic.org
http://www.catholic-kids.com
http://www.symbaloo.com/mix/catholicsitesforkids 

Reading              

TumbleBooks:   http://www.portlandlibrary.com/kidsplace/tumblebooks.htm
Storyline:   http://www.storylineonline.net/
Magic Treehouse:  http://www.magictreehouse.com/
Junie B. Jones:  http://juniebjones.com/
Seussville:  http://www.seussville.com/
Starfall:   http://www.starfall.com/
Wacky Web Tales:  http://www.eduplace.com/tales/

Spelling

SlimeKids:  http://www.slimekids.com/games/

Math

Create a Graph:   http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/
Virtual Manipulatives:   http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html
Math Playground:   http://www.mathplayground.com/
Math Fun:wwwaplusmath.com

HISTORY

National Geographic Kids: http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/
World Landforms:   http://worldlandforms.com/
The United States: www.50states.com

SCIENCE
Kids Astronomy:   http://www.kidsastronomy.com/  
Discovery Kids:   http://kids.discovery.com/
Magic SchoolBus:   http://www.scholastic.com/magicschoolbus/games/index.htm
Electricity Safetyhttps://www.saveonenergy.com/kids-electrical-safety-guide/

FOR FUN
ABCYA-Educational Games and APPS:   http://www.abcya.com/
Dance Mat Typing:   http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/

Games for the Brain:   http://www.gamesforthebrain.com/
Fun Brain:   http://www.funbrain.com/index.html
Sports Illustrated Kids:   http://www.sikids.com/
Fun Games: www.fun4thebrain.

Testimonials

  • Genevieve Dvorak(Class of 2015)

    Holy Trinity is a big family of students and faculty that are thrilled to accept new students. They made me feel truly at home.

    John & Donna Stifter(Class of 1980 & Class of 1988)

    HT provided us an excellent level of instruction that prepared us for College. The college transition was easier because HT was not and we believe is still not a school that allows you to “sluff” off and get by. It is an education of a lifetime.
  • Mary Broderick (Class of 1956)

    Holy Trinity gave me a wonderful start, providing the educational and ethical building blocks that have served me my entire life. My heartfelt gratitude goes out to everyone who has insured Holy Trinity’s vitality over the years.

    Allison Christensen (Class of 2012)

    Holy Trinity's small size made my education more hands-on and gave me opportunities I wouldn't have had at a larger school, like forming a student band and directing the spring play.

Mass

Tuesday 6:00 pm
Wednesday & Thursday 8:15 am
Friday 8:15 am
Saturday 5:00 pm
Sunday 9:30 am

Eucharistic Adoration

Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Reconciliation

Saturday 4:00 pm and by appointment