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May News

may_clipartIt’s hard to believe we are entering the last full month of school and a busy month it will be!  Please make sure to check our school calendars for all our activities.

I hope everyone had a wonderful vacation vacation! On our first day back I had the students write about their break. I can’t wait to read all about their exciting adventures.

April was another busy month in 2nd grade! Some of the highlights include:

A visit from Dog sled Musher Bill Boyd and his dog!

Participating in the poetry slam

A visit from the BG chorus and jazz band.

Here's a quick look at what we will learn about in May!

Reading: We will continue our Daily 5 and Reading Street program. Our focus will be on reviewing the skills we have learned this year and building our fluency.

Math: We will begin working on Chapter 7: Time and Money. The hands on lessons can also be practiced at home! Have your child count spare change, set up a pretend store and talk about making change you can even have them help you when you go shopping! Additionally Students should be practicing these skills on IXL at home.

Science: We have started our next Science unit on fossils and dinosaurs. The class is very excited about this next unit and we have already started researching different dinosaurs. Check out our class bulletin board to see the different Dinosaurs we researched!

Handwriting: We will begin learning how to form all the lowercase  letters in cursive. Once your child has learned how to write their first and last initial in cursive, they must write their name in cursive on all their papers!

English: We have moved onto Pronouns.

Important Dates

May 8 Grades PreK to 2 Spring Concert – 10:00 AM – Church (Doors open at 9:30)

May 9 School Board Meeting – 8:00 AM

May 10 Ascension Thursday Mass – 9:15 AM – Church – 3rd Grade preparing

May 10 Used Book and Uniform Sale Set-Up – 1:00 PM – Church Hall

May 10 Used Book and Uniform Sale  -- 3:00 – 5:00 PM – Church Hall

May 11 Used Book and Uniform Sale – All classrooms attending – 9:00-2:00

May 15 Grade 3 to 6 Spring Concert – 10:00 AM – Church (Doors open at 9:30 )

May 16 Teacher Appreciation Lunch – Noon – Church Hall

May 18 Lifetouch Spring Portraits Orders or Proof Returns Due

May 18 May Crowning – 9:15 AM – Church

May 20 Parish/School Mass – 10:00 AM – Followed by Coffee/Donut Hour

May 20 Open House for Prospective Students – 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM – School Lobby

May 23 Walk to School – 8:15 AM – Sargent Ave Park

May 23 Volunteer Appreciation Brunch – 8:30 – 9:30 AM – School Lobby

May 25 Field Day – 12:40 PM – Sargent Ave Park

May 25 Hot Lunch Ends

May 28 Memorial Day – NO SCHOOL

May 30 Paper Wednesday News

June 1 First Friday Mass – 9:15 AM – 4D preparing

June 1 BBQ – 5:30 – 7:30 PM – Back Parking Lot

June 5 Staff Meeting – 7:45 AM – 5M

June 7 6th Grade Graduation Lunch – Noon – Church Hall

June 8 PreK and Kindergarten Last Day – Check with teacher for dismissal time

June 8 6th grade Graduation – 7:00 PM – Church

June 12 School Board Meeting – 8:00 AM – Library

June 14 Grades 1-5 Last Day of School – EARLY DISMISSAL at 12:30 PM

June 15 Summer Fun in the Sun!