Mary Anne Santora » ABOUT ME


Hi. My name is MaryAnne Santora and I am very excited to be the third grade teacher this year. I am looking forward to working with your children and helping them grow spiritually and academically. I have been a teacher in the Archdiocese for 20 years and have taught many grade levels. I am very excited to be working with your children this year.

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Scholastic Book Order due Friday, Dec 6th
Class Code: H6DH8
Please let me know if the books are gifts and I will make sure to get them to you as soon as they are delivered. 
Students need headphones for Chromebooks. Please makes sure they are not the earbuds to the newer Iphones; they will not fit in the Chromebooks. 
If your child has a birthday and would like to send in cupcakes, please let us know about a week in advanced. Sometimes there are multiple birthdays on the same day or weekends and we want to make sure each child has a proper celebration. Celebrations usually take place at lunch. 
Students should start using Zearn for at least 30 minutes a week at home. Your child's username and password is in their black homework folder. 


Today students were given a sheet with 4 word lists. These words will be used for upcoming spelling quizzes. The schedule for the quizzes is also on the sheet. Students should know how to spell each word and use it correctly in a sentence. Students may be asked to spell other words that follow the same pattern. 


Math-Mid-Module test on Thursday, review sheets given in class Monday-Wednesday
Giving Thanks Lunch on Tuesday: we are asking for a suggested donation of $5 (or more) to support Cabrini Immigrant Services. Donations (check or cash) will be collected on November 19th. 

Classroom Requests

Students need headphones for their Chromebooks. The headphones will be kept in the classroom. Please do not send expensive headphones/earbuds. 
We are also in need of extra snacks. If you would like to donate to third grade, please send in individual packages of "healthy" snacks. Thank you!

Upcoming Tests

Math: Module 1: Wednesday, October 23: Multiplication and Division

Students will receive a review sheet of concepts learned. 

Social Studies: Friday, October 25:

Social Studies: Friday, October 25: 

Name and Locate:

  • 7 Continents
  • 4 Oceans
  • Hemispheres
  • Equator
  • Prime Meridian
  • Cardinal directions


Describe where places are in relation to each other and describe connections between places. 

Information can be found in the Social Studies book on pages: SSH2-SSH3 and 4-5. Books can be used to study, but must be brought back to school on Monday.

Copy of reading repsonse questions

Students will read 15 minutes each night from an independent reading book. Students will respond to one question each night  from the following list of questions . Students must answer the question in complete sentences. Please write the date in your notebook each night that you are responding to a question. If students forget their reading notebook at school they can respond to a question on a piece of paper. Please pick a different question each night.