Welcome to Third Grade!
MONTHLY CLASSROOM EVENTS
February/March 2020 Events
Tuesday, February 25: Burning of the Ashes
Wednesday, February 26: Ash Wednesday Mass (8:30 AM)
Friday-Saturday February 28-29: Seussical The Musical (7PM in Parish Hall)
Wednesday, March 4: Noon Dismissal
Friday, March 6: End of Trimester 2
Sunday, March 8: Family Mass (10:30 AM)
Thursday, March 12: Report Cards
Friday, March 13: No School-Teacher Professional Development Day
Monday: Mass (8:30) and
Tuesday: Group A Art (8:30-
9:15); Group B Art
Thursday: Music (11:30-12:00) P.E. (12:30-1:05)
Friday: Spanish (1:10-1:40)
(Occasional Faith Families and monthly SLE/Student Government Assemblies on Fridays from 2:15-Dismissal)
Our Class Saint: St. Monica
Feast Day: August 27th
Math: Eureka Math (see Parent page for extra resources); Freckle; Zearn
(Your child will be provided with a special log in for this site); Freckle
Religion: Be My Disciples
Science/STEM: NGSS and Rozzy Learning
Social Studies: Houghton Mifflin; Freckle; Scholastic
*Please note: Our curriculum is rigorous and designed to help each student succeed at his/her own level and pace. We are in the process of becoming a "Blended Learning" certified school, meaning we are working toward more tech-based learning, as well as student-directed, teacher-guided lessons.
Want more information on blended learning and our partnership with LMU iDEAL Institute? Visit this website: https://soe.lmu.edu/centers/ideal/blendedlearningpartnershipschools/
About the Teacher
Mrs. McMillan's Teaching Philosophy
It is vitally important to me to meet students where they are and help them move forward in their learning. I want all students to come to school each day and feel safe, cared for, and know their value as scholars. I strongly believe in diversity, celebrate differences, and structure my lessons according to whole class and individual needs. Since we are a Catholic school, I also believe in inspiring children to be compassionate, loving, and faithful in all that they do, just the way God intends.
A Little About Me
My name is Mrs. McMillan (formerly Miss Witting), and I am very eager to continue my journey at Queen of All Saints as the Third Grade teacher. I began my first year of teaching three years ago as a long-term substitute in first grade, and finished out the year in third. I graduated from the St. Mary's College credential and Masters program, and a current resident of San Ramon. Originally from Southern California, I grew up with sunshine and Catholic school education, and knew from a young age that I wanted to be a teacher. I am the oldest of three children, and my mom is also a Catholic school teacher. I absolutely love children, and am excited to have found my home teaching third grade here at Q.A.S.