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Welcome to our 3rd grade class!


Hello Students and Families,

Happy March! It is difficult to believe that we are halfway through our 3rd grade year together!

January 31st marked the end of Marking Period 2 and I am very proud of how hard the students have been growing both academically and emotionally.

During our year together, I welcome your feedback along this journey so that, together, we can best support your child's growth in all subject areas, as well as socially with their classmates and other Defino Dolphins.

Just a reminder, each day, HW will be copied by students into their Defino agenda pads/assignment and will also be posted onto my teacher website page for viewing. The daily HW information will be available at approximately 3:10pm each afternoon. 

Make sure to follow us on twitter and thank you in advance for your kindness and positivity.

All the best as we continue through Winter and get ready to welcome in the Spring season.

Mrs. Shugrue


My email address is [email protected]


Follow us on twitter @mrs_shugrue


We are having an Epic year in third grade in Room 19!


Please feel free to send-in a water bottle with your child to retain at his/her desk during the school day.

All water bottles should be labelled with the student's name.


To all parents/guardians, please remember that our lines of communication are always is through our home-school collaboration that the children will continue to grow and benefit most.

Please reach out throughout the entire school year.

I welcome and appreciate your feedback, input, and support.

Please visit my "All About Mrs. Shugrue" to learn more about me.


Please help to keep your child organized.  All grades should be checked via Parent Portal.


Class Trip on Friday, March 10th.
Upcoming Assessments:
~Topic 13 Quiz will be on Monday, March 20th
~MTPS Unit 4 Common Assessment will be completed by students on Thursday, March 23rd.
MTPS Study Guide link is below:
~MP3 Google Slides Book Summary will be due by 8:00am on Tues. MARCH 14th.
~Reading Comprehension Test will be on Thurs. March 16th.
~MTPS Unit 3 Reading Common Assessment and Writing Task will be on March 28th/29th, and March 31st.
MTPS Study Guide link is below:
NJSLS/NJ State Standardized testing dates: ELA 5/15, 5/16 5/17 and Math 5/24 and 5/25.
Wear sneakers for gym on Mondays and Tuesdays; bring back your Library Book on Friday to return to Mrs. Atwood during Media/Library. 
CHANGE IN DISMISSAL PLANS? If so, contact office AND email teacher ASAP to ensure your child is safely and appropriately dismissed.
Feel free to bring a labeled water bottle to keep at your desk AND dress in layers...our room temperature swings rapidly over the day.
Are you getting lunch from the cafeteria? Lunch plans should be "Know Before You Go" to school.