2nd Grade Weekly News

Friday, November 20th, 2015

NO SCHOOL Monday 11/23- Friday 11/27 (Thanksgiving Break)

What's Happening in 2nd Grade?

Hound Mart Sign Up

This link will take you to our 2nd Grade Sign Up Genius for Hound Mart. On the Sign Up Genius all Hound Mart dates have been added for the remainder of the school year. Although not required there are 2 available spots for each Hound Mart!

Measurement of Academic Performance MAP- Math

Measurement of Academic Performance MAP- Math

(December 1st – December 3rd)


When we return, students will take the Math MAP assessment on Tuesday. This assessment will test each student’s ability level in math. Starting in Second Grade, students are required to read the assessment independently. Teachers will not be able to help sound out words, nor explain the questions and answers. You can help by making sure that your child goes to bed early, eats a good breakfast and brings a snack each day.

What's Happening at Hedgcoxe?

Teacher Silent Auction

Please visit the link above to see all of the fun things up for bid!


Second Grade is offering the following:


  • Cookie Baking & Decorating at Mrs. Reynolds House
  • Game Day and Snack

Recess Equipment Drive- A Letter from Student Council

Dear Hedgcoxe Parents,


Our wonderful student council has decided to have a recess equipment drive. We would greatly appreciate if you sent your child with old/new in good condition recess equipment (basketballs, footballs, soccer balls, hula hoops, frisbees, jump ropes, etc.) for their grade level's recess enjoyment. This will start now and be open until December 22nd. Thank you for your participation. There will be a drop-off bin in the front hallway.


Sincerely,

Your Student COuncil Officers and Members

PACE Referral Information

ALL PACE REFERRALS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9TH. PLEASE TURN IN REFERRALS TO YOUR CHILD’S GRADE LEVEL TEACHER, OR TO OUR GIFTED SPECIALIST, MARGOT ANDERSON. YOU MAY ALSO DROP REFERRALS OFF IN THE FRONT OFFICE, TO MRS. ANDERSON’S ATTENTION. ACCORDING TO DISTRICT POLICY, NO LATE REFERRALS MAY BE ACCEPTED. DOWNLOAD AND PRINT REFERRALS AT THIS SITE:http://www.pisd.edu/parents/advanced.academics/gifted.pace/index.shtml THE QUESTIONS CONTAINED IN THE REFERRAL ARE LENGTHY AND REQUIRE DETAILED RESPONSES. PLEASE CONSIDER THIS WHEN PREPARING YOUR CHILD’S REFERRAL. THE REFERRAL DEADLINE IS ONLY 13 SCHOOL DAYS AWAY!

Important Yearbook Information

Yearbook Cover Contest

This year the yearbook will have a custom cover created by a student from Hedgcoxe. All students are eligible to submit a hand drawn and colored picture to be the cover of our 2015-2016 yearbook! The cover needs to represent what it means to be a Hedgcoxe Hound. Entries will be accepted until Friday, December 4th. The yearbook coordinators and Ms. Graham will pick the winner out of all of the submissions. We can’t wait to see what the students of Hedgcoxe can come up with!



Thank you,

Angie Garrison, Shannon Flohr, and Jen LeWinter

Yearbook Coordinators

Science Fair

Elementary Science Fair! It is time once again to prepare for the Elementary Science Fair. Though participation in this annual event is voluntary, we want to encourage interested students to take advantage of this opportunity to exhibit their scientific knowledge.


If interested in participating, please return the form to me to have a Science Fair Student Handbook sent home. This handbook has specific information including suggested topics and rules governing the judging of projects.

PTA Newsletter

Please click on the button to see the PTA Newsletter!

Homework

Important Note

High Frequency Words:


  1. word
  2. pretty
  3. move
  4. six
  5. twenty
  6. something
  7. off



Spelling Pattern: R-Controlled Words (ear, ere, eer)


  1. near
  2. fear
  3. tear

  4. sphere

  5. here

  6. deer

  7. sneer

  8. steer

Upcoming Events

A Look Ahead

Monday, November 23rd-Friday, November 27th: No School in observance of Thanksgiving

Monday, November 30th: Math Map Testing Week

Tuesday, December 2nd: Lunch with parents @11:45; Spirit Night at Mooyah

Monday, December 7th: Reading MAP Testing Week

December Lunch Menu

Click on the button above to view the December 2015 Lunch Menu