What's New in C2?

April 11-15

Learning in C2

Literacy: April is National Poetry Month! To celebrate, learners are reading and writing poems. Poets use language to help readers develop a mental image, and learners are practicing creating visualizations from poems. We are also learning about different tools authors use to help their works come alive for readers (alliteration, onomatopoeia, simile, etc.). Learners will soon be writing and publishing their own poetry!

Math: We are learning about measurement, time, and money. Additionally (pun intended), we encourage learners to continue practicing basic addition and subtraction facts on a daily basis. Your child's ability to instantly recall of basic facts will support him or her as more complex operations are encountered in years to come.

Project Work Conversation Starters: Use the following questions to learn more about your child's project work.

  • What is the focus of your project?
  • Why is your project important?
  • What have you accomplished this week during project time?
  • What has gone well this week during project time?
  • What has not gone well this week during project time, and what are your ideas for improving it?

Alexander Family

Davis Family

Franklop Family

Housley Family

Steindorff Family

Important Dates

April 13: Field Day Shirt Money Due

April 14: Mr. Matt Visits C2

April 18: Last Day to Purchase a Yearbook

April 25: Professional Learning Day for Lead Learners (No school for learners.)

April 29: K-6 Field Day: Patriot Games

May 18: Mrs. Steindorff's Birthday

May 26: Last Day of School


Yearbooks are now being pre-sold at a discounted price of $45. The 200-page yearbook will commemorate Pike Road School's charter year. Please send cash or check (made out to Pike Road Schools) by April 11. The price will go up to $55 after the 11th.

Field Day T-Shirts

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Parent Volunteer Opportunity: Mystery Readers

Our Patriots LOVE having Mystery Readers, and we'd love for you to get in on the fun! Click the button below for more information about becoming a Mystery Reader for your child's class.

Food for Thought

The following links can help us all (parents, teachers, administrators) to better understand children's needs. We hope you find these reads both interesting and informative!

Wish Lists

Due to the nature of our learning, our students go through a lot of supplies. We happily order and buy supplies regularly, but these are some of the most frequently needed items. *We are grateful to receive items, but it is in no way expected.*

Miss Alexander’s Family

Mrs. Davis’ Family

Mrs. Franklin’s Family

  • Color Expo Markers

  • Lysol Disinfectant Spray

  • Monopoly Jr., Scrabble Jr.,Machi Koro, Boggle, Bananagrams, Math Dice Jr.,Legos, Books :)

Mrs. Housley’s Family

  • AA batteries (to use in Snap Circuit sets)
  • Clorox wipes

Mrs. Steindorff’s Family

Miss Waldrop’s Family

  • Clear page protectors

  • Lysol Disinfectant Spray
  • Whiteboard Erasers
  • Expo Markers
  • Books! :)