Third Grade

2018 Summer Program Available 

A complete Class Syllabus is available to each student and parent on Schoology which is password protected.


  • Riding the Wave of Success Mrs. Arnold’s Third Grade Class Is Riding the Wave of Success Mrs. Sue Arnold has been the Third Grade teacher at Holy Family School for over twenty-one years.  She is a graduate of Cal Poly Pomona and did her credential work at Cal State Los Angeles.  Prior to becoming the third grade teacher, she worked as ...
  • Enhance Your Third Grader’s Curriculum Ways To Enhance Your Third Grader’s Curriculum Following are suggested books, website, and field trips that will help enhance your child’s educational experience . . . Great Books Children’s Great Illustrated Classics Books by Eve Bunting, Beverly Cleary, Tomie de Paola “Trumpet of The Swan” by E.B.White “You Are Special” By Max Lucado Videos or Movies “The Grinch That Stole Christmas” Really Wild Series ...
  • Weekly News Week of May 21st I can’t believe we have less than a month to go, and so much to do!  This is another busy week, but you get a four day weekend at the end of it all.  The teachers get a 3 day weekend, and I’ll gladly take that!  I had a wonderful week last week and ...
  • What We’re Studying We are studying…MAY Religion Creeds, Prayer, Holy Spirit Language Arts Fairy Tales, Nonfiction Author of the Month Aliki, Joanna Cole English Pronouns, Capitalization and Punctuation Math Multiplication/Division, Measurement, Geometry Social Studies Economics, Ocean Habitat, Landforms Science Environment, Energy, Oceans    
  • Third Grade Monthly News Dear parents, I can’t believe it is already May and like the flowers, 3rd grade is full of new life!  May is a very busy month for all.  Third grade has May Crowning and lots of learning and sharing and fun activities.  We have 2 field trips this month-Aquarium of the Pacific on May 10th and ...
  • Upcoming Events MAY   4th-May Crowning Mass @ 9:15am and 3rd grade Retreat, Noon dismissal 10th-Field trip to the Aquarium of the Pacific 11th-Agape Luncheon (2nd grade) 12th-First Communion (2nd grade) 13th-Mother’s Day 14th-18th-Spirit Week 17th-8:15am mass with 6th, Noon dismissal (Teacher Appreciation Day) 19th-Parish Auction 22nd-Field trip to the Cabrillo Tidepools 24th-8:15am mass with 6th grade 25th-NO SCHOOL-Faculty PD 28th-NO SCHOOL-Memorial Day 31st-8:15am mass with 6th grade                          
  • Reminders REMINDER The May book report is to read a nonfiction book about an ocean life.  It is due on Tuesday, June 5th.  It is a diorama and mini-research report on that ocean life.
  • Postings for parents Ignite Hope, Establish Security 8 Home Habits for Raising Resilient, Self-Reliant Students Structure the Home Environment for School Success Practice Study Skills Classroom Code of Conduct How Kids Learn Math Skills  
  • Literature Tea Could be one of the MOST fun events at HFS. The Annual 3rd Grade Literature Tea. What better way to introduce children to the Classics of Literature than reading one and transforming yourself into that character.