Miss Hays' Class Update

December 2015

Important Dates

12/1-12/10: Winter Testing

12/9: Early Release @ 1:15pm

12/10: 2nd Grade Nutrition Class

12/14-12/18: Gingerbread Man Week

12/18: Winter party (more information below)

12/19-1/3: Winter Break

1/4: School Resumes

1/13: Early Release @ 1:15pm

1/14: 2nd Grade Nutrition Class

1/18: No School, MLK, Jr. Day

1/22: Northview Kansas Day Celebration


*Sometime in January we will be taking a field trip to the public library.

Gingerbread Man Week

During the week of December 14-18, we will be reading many different versions of the Gingerbread Man. One of the 2nd grade standards is to compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story by different authors or from different cultures. As a concluding activity, each child will get to decorate their own gingerbread house. We will be using milk cartons with graham crackers and candy to decorate. Next week, we will have a class meeting to volunteer to bring a bag of candy or other supply such as frosting or graham crackers. If your student volunteers to bring candy or other supplies, I will send a note home next week with the candy or supply they signed up to bring. I would like all the candy and supplies to be at school by Thursday, December 17! I know money can be tight this time of year, so please do not feel obligated to donate candy or supplies.

Winter Testing

Teachers will be doing our winter window of district testing in the next few weeks. Before Winter Break, I will be sending home a progress report that shows fall testing scores and winter testing scores!

Box Tops

Keep sending Box Tops to school!