2F Weekly News

Week of Jan 11, 2015

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A Note from Ms. Graves

Dear Families,

There are many school announcements this week so I will keep my note short and sweet! Please don't forget next Tuesday is a full school day since there is no school on Thursday.

School Annnouncements

  • friendship festival t-shirt pre orders will begin next week - the order form will be sent homw with your students
  • the Friendship Festival is on February 27th
  • Picture retakes will be on Jan. 20th - please email me if you would like your child to have their pictures retaken
  • Volunteers are needed to help with the sets and costumes for the second grade musical. If you are interested, please come to the meeting on Sunday, Jan. 18 in Dr. Greg’s classroom (1310), at 8:05 AM. If you are interested, but cannot make it to the meeting, please contact Dr. Greg gleet@asd.edu.qa or Ms. Yamaura syamaura@asd.edu.qa
  • Children for speaking lines, and a few solo parts in the musical. Auditions will start next week. Please check on NVS if you are interested in helping your child practice the script or get familiar with the songs for solos. Open LES Music course, and scroll down to Gr. 2
  • Arabic Book Fair
    The Arab Mothers Association would like to invite you to attend the Arabic Book Fair January 18th-21st from8:00am-3:30pm in the Elementary Presentation Room. Students who are enrolled in AFL or MSA will have a chance to visit the book fair with their classes. Please feel free to send money with your child to purchase books. Parents are also welcome to stop by and browse the selection of books for sale. For more information you can contact the Lower Elementary Office Manager at kwilson@asd.edu.qa

Have a lovely weekend,



In Case of Absence
  • contact Lower Elementary Office Manager, Mrs. Krista Wilson if you know your child will be absent, her email is kwilson@asd.edu.qa
  • or call the elementary office at 4459-1550


  • is due every Sunday, but can be turned in early on Thursdays
  • kindly make sure your child has a chance to read their just right books each night
  • keep in mind library books are chosen by interest and may not be just right - they are perfect for reading after Just Right Reading Time
  • please email me during the week if your child has difficuluty completing the work - this way I can explain it to them before the weekend

Upcoming Events

Tuesday = Full Day of School

Tuesday, Jan. 20th, 8am


We will have the regular Tuesday schedule in the morning with PE at 11:30am. We also have art in the afternoon following lunch since we will miss school on Thursday.

No School

Thursday, Jan. 22nd, 8am


Friendship Festival t-shirt pre orders due

Thursday, Jan. 29th, 8pm


If interested please fill out the form and send with money to class in an envelope. Please make sure to have your child's name on the outside of the envelope for us to keep track.