Mrs. Schleicher's Schmooze

Our Class Newsletter 2/8-2/11

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Weekly Note from Mrs. Schleicher

It really was snowing, even though it's hard to see!! This week we were able to take part in helping to develop a Google Expedition using google cardboard, an I phone, and a Google App. The 2nd graders visually visited several biomes that we will be studying about next trimester: desert, tundra, tropical rainforest, savannah, and more! It was a very cool experience where the kids were immersed in the lesson and felt like they were actually in each of those habitats walking around!

Have a wonderful, long weekend and Shabbat Shalom!! Stacy

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What Did We Learn This Week?

Language Arts

We had a great time interviewing the Davis staff. Then, for a center this week (and next) we are typing the interview into a paragraph. The students get to choose a font, size, and color and are learning great computer skills in Microsoft Word! In grammar, we learned about making subjects and verbs agree. Also, we began to fill in an outline about our present life in 2nd grade!


We finished learning about clue words in word problems for addition and subtraction. Then, we reviewed time to the nearest 5 minutes. Also, we learned how to convert time, for example, 30 minutes = 1/2 hour. We also started a new book very similar to our DOL, but it's to practice daily math concepts.


We had fun learning all the simple machines these past two weeks. This week, we focused on the screw, wedge, and wheel and axle. We watched interesting and educational videos about each type of simple machine. We will have a test within the next couple of weeks. Also, we are looking forward to an in school field trip by High Touch/High Tech where we get to build simple machines!!


Dear 2nd grade parents,

In Hebrew class, this past week, we took a deep breath and reviewed all the letters we have learned so far:

א, ו, י, נ, ן, ג, ה, ר, ב, ס, ש, ח, ק, ד, כ, ך, ז, מ, ם, ל

We practiced all the Hebrew cursive letters we know, using smart board activities and work sheets. We even took a Hebrew spelling test.

Here is a great activity to review Hebrew at home:

Shabbat shalom,

Galia Sabbag

Important Dates

2/15- No school, mid winter break

2/19- all school Kabbalat Shabbat

2/21- Mother/Son Bowling and Father/Daughter Dance

2/21- play practice, 10-12

2/24-2nd and 3rd grade play practice

2/28- play practice 10-1

3/4-end of trimester 2 and noon dismissal for students (Kabbalat Shabbat is for faculty/staff only today)

4/19- our class' Passover Seder, 8:15 AM

Noteworthy News!

Thank you to our Mystery Reader....

Adrian Sasine

A note from the Media Center

Birthday Book Party Reminder:

Our birthday book parties for students with birthdays in December-March are coming up soon! For grades Mechina-2, the party will be Tuesday, Feb. 23. For grades 3-5, the party will be Wednesday,Feb. 24. Both parties will be before school, 7:45-8:20 a.m. Our honorees will select and check out a new book for the media center collection. We also will serve a light breakfast of fruit, (nut-free and parve) mini-muffins and water. Parents are always welcome to attend!

For questions regarding the muffins, please contact Dolce Catering and Bakery, 770-451-3065.

If you have not yet ordered a birthday book for your child, It’s not too late.

Follow this link to the order form:

Follow this link to order on-line:

If we have processed your order, you should have received an email acknowledging your order.