121 East Second Street  Morehead,KY  40351   Phone:(606)784-8928  Fax:(606)783-1011


Brown’s Brainiacs: Classroom Newsletter

Dates to Remember:


January 21-23: Parent/Teacher Conferences
January 30: Dollar and Sense Program with Laura White
February 14: Valentine Party


Neighborhood News:



I will be having Parent/Teacher conferences on Tuesday, January 21, Wednesday, January 22, and Thursday, January 23.  Please call the office at 606-784-1204 to schedule a conference time and day.



What are the symptoms of the flu?
  • Flu symptoms include:  A 100oF or higher fever or feeling feverish (not everyone with the flu has a fever), a cough and/or sore throat, a runny or stuffy nose, headaches and/or body aches, chills, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea (most common in children)
When should I seek emergency medical attention?
  • Seek medical attention immediately if you experience any of the following: difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, purple or blue discoloration of the lips, pain or pressure in the chest or abdomen, sudden dizziness, confusion, severe or persistent vomiting, seizures, flu-like symptoms that improve but then return with fever and worse cough.


Community Event:

Back in Time . . . Remembering Rowan’s Past:
A Dramatization Featuring Judge John Rowan,
Colonel John Hargis, and Isabella Oxley
Presented as a benefit for the Rowan County Arts Center
 in cooperation with the Morehead Theatre Guild, 
Two Saturday evenings -- January 25 and February 1, 2014, 
  7 p. m. Rowan County Arts Center Auditorium
Tickets may be purchased at the Rowan County Arts Center, can be reserved by calling 606.783.9857 606.783.9857  and can be purchased at the door.
Come early for live pre-show music and refreshments!



Community Health Fair:


On Thursday January 23, 2014 from 4:30-6:30 Rowan County FRYSC’s along with St. Claire Regional will be hosting a Community Health Fair at the Carl Perkins Center. There will be free health screenings, informational booths, door prizes, and refreshments.




Learning Environment


Reading Target I can use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur)..

Language Target   I know the meaning of common prefixes and suffixes and how they change the meaning of the root word.

Math Target :  I can tell what I know about fractions on a pretest.  I can write what I notice about fractions as I explore fraction circles and bars.  I can understand a fraction as the quantity formed by 1 part of a whole.  I can explain any unit fraction as one part of a whole.  I can explain that a numerator as being the numbers of parts and the denominator as the total number of equal parts in the whole.  I can take a given fraction and tell what the numerator and denominator mean in that fraction.

Writing Target:  I can determine an opinion about a topic and tell reasons that support the opinion.  I can create an organizational structure for listing reasons for the opinion.  I can select appropriate linking words and phrases to connect ideas.  I can plan and write a concluding statement.

Social Studies:  I can define economic terms: barter, scarcity, opportunity cost, wants, needs, human resources, capital resources, natural resources, specialization, goods, services, consumer, producer, profit, supply, demand, and interdependence.






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