Welcome to Grade 4!
Hello Fourth Graders and Families!
I hope everyone enjoyed their summer!
I look forward to meeting with you all on Monday,
August 27th - at the annual
"Parent meeting" Night.
Below is a
classic poem written by Shel Silverstein- one of my favorites!
parents - I think you'll understand! :)
have fun reading it!
Sick by Shel Silverstein, 1930 - 1999
“I cannot go to school today," Said little Peggy Ann McKay.
“I have the measles and the mumps,
A gash, a rash and purple bumps.
My mouth is wet, my throat is dry,
I’m going blind in my right eye.
My tonsils are as big as rocks,
I’ve counted sixteen chicken pox
And there’s one more—that’s seventeen,
And don’t you think my face looks green?
My leg is cut—my eyes are blue--
It might be instamatic flu.
I cough and sneeze and
gasp and choke,
I’m sure that my left leg is broke--
My hip hurts when I move my chin,
My belly button’s caving in,
My back is wrenched, my ankle’s sprained,
My ‘pendix pains each time it rains.
My nose is cold, my toes are numb.
I have a sliver in my thumb. My neck is stiff,
my voice is weak, I hardly whisper when I speak.
My tongue is filling up my mouth,
I think my hair is falling out. My elbow’s bent,
my spine ain’t straight, My temperature is one-o-eight.
My brain is shrunk,
I cannot hear,
There is a hole inside my ear. I have a hangnail,
and my heart is—what? What’s that?
What’s that you say?
You say today is. . .
I’m going out to play!”
From Shel Silverstein: Poems and Drawings;
Copyright © 2003 by HarperCollins Children’s Books.
Please feel free to
email or call me with any
questions or concerns
you may have !
We are going to have
a great year!
September 5th will be the
4th grade bake sale ! please consider DONATING a baked good for our table and as always Thank you for your support!
September 7th is First Friday mass so children must follow the "dress Uniform code" and once again