Fourth Grade

General Information:

This program is for children who are ready and excited to grow both socially and academically. A normal school day is filled with standards based academic and religion lessons. During your child's fourth grade year, he or she will develop a foundation of learning through a faith-based curriculum. The over all goal is to provide a balanced program where all children are provided an equal opportunity to grow and develop at their own rate.

  • Science experiments
  • Writers' Workshop
  • Readers' Workshop
  • Novel Studies (Frindle, Shiloh, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever)
  • Maintain a garden plot
  • Annual community service projects
  • End of the year egg drop
A Day in the Life of a Fourth Grader:

A peek into a typical day of a fourth grader...What will my child's day look like?

A fourth grader’s day at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School is filled with social and academic experiences:

  • Challenging, engaging curriculum in reading, writing, math, science, social studies, and religion
  • Fun and creative Reader’s and Writer’s Workshop
  • Daily specialist classes: music, library, technology, and P.E.
  • Research projects, novel studies, and science experiments
  • Service projects benefiting the greater Tacoma area


Meet the teachers:


Mrs. Bridget Vecchiato - 4A


Education: B.A. in Comparative Sociology from University of Puget Sound, Teaching Credential from Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles

In Education Since: 1991

At St. Charles Since: 1999

Why St. Charles: My siblings and I attended SCB, as well as my own three children.

Outside the Classroom: I love to spend time with my family and friends. We like to travel and be outdoors!



Mrs. Becky Griffin - 4B


Education: B.A. from Western Washington University with a special education endorsement.

In Education Since: 1987

At St. Charles Since: 2000

Why St. Charles: I attended school and church at SCB. This has been my community my whole life. I came to teach here to give back to my community and to make a difference in the lives of my students.

Outside the Classroom: I enjoy spending time in the sun. I love to read, garden, run, boat, bake, and spend time with my family.


Looking for a great school for your child?

Call 253-564-5185 ext. 3021 for more information!
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