Welcome to fifth grade you are officially a big kid on on campus. You are now the oldest students in the school
and as you know, with being the oldest comes more responsibility. As
graders you have the obligation
to set a good example for the rest of the school. You are the most experienced
with the Life Skills and are expected to use them in every situation
school as well as in the community.
Fifth grade opens many opportunities for you. There are jobs such as
Student Council President or Vice- President, Safety Patrols, and Teachers
of Tomorrow. This is just the beginning.
If you like traveling, then fifth grade will carry you away to fascinating
places. On the Washington D.C. field trip, you will travel by plane to
our nations capitol and see many breath taking monuments, museums,
past presidents homes, and even see how money is made. This five day trip
includes a tour of the White House which is something youll never
If the sunny warm climate of Florida is more your style then dont
miss our 3 day trip to Key Largos Marine Lab. Here you will submerge
yourself in waters brimming with colorful fish as you explore the beautiful
coral reefs off of Floridas coast. You will learn about the fragile
ecosystem and mangrove ecology and get close enough to touch some amazing
The Country Isles Jamboree is an evening of
endless fun and learning. Our campus is transformed into a moment in time,
the 1800s and the Westward Movement. Here you will experience what
it was like to live and play during this important historical time.
Beside the amazing field trips, fifth grade has some other perks too.
Did you know that fifth grade is the only grade to have their pictures
published in color in the yearbook? Thats right, every other grade
is published in black and white.
Fifth grade is not all fun and games. There is much work to be done before
you are ready for middle school. Among your studies you will learn about
the amazing history of the United States. You will read many exciting
novels. You will learn to solve more complex problems in mathematics and
everyday life. Above all
you will strive to achieve!
When all work is done fifth graders, you are in for some real fun. Your
last week in fifth grade will prove to be one of the most memorable times
in elementary school. Your teachers have many different activities and
games planned for the entire week, including a grand theme party to end
Intelligent, exciting, motivating, and organized, you will absolutely
love the fifth grade teachers! They are committed to making your fifth
grade year the best at Country Isles. Dont leave this page until
you have found out more about these wonderful teachers by clicking on
the links to the left. The links below will tell you more about some of
the field trips and programs offered in fifth grade.
Your fifth grade year will undoubtedly be your favorite and will also
be the year that seems to just fly by. Seize and capture every moment!