Second Grade News

Rasor Elementary - Plano, Texas

February 1, 2016

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Rasor's Vision

The vision of Rasor Elementary is to inspire our students to be lifelong learners and empower them to meet the challenges of the future, adapt to change, and exercise critical judgement, becoming global citizens capable of utilizing tomorrow's resources and technology responsibly.

Motto: Educate for success, inspiring excellence.

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Homework - February 1st-5th

Reading – at least 30 minutes nightly - initial in the box each day your child reads for at least 30 minutes. Also, remember to have them fillout their reading log for the Million Minutes.

Math – February Math Book - Days 1- 5 - please take time to go over the questions with your child. It is so important that they are completing the questions correctly.

Spelling - Study words and complete 2 spelling activities

High Frequency Words - practice reading the 1st and 2nd 100 Words and spelling the 4th 25 of the 1st 100.

Fluency Passage - Read the fluency passage 3 times. Remember to read it once and then time for one minute. Practice passage and then read for a 2nd time for one minute. Practice passage and then read for the 3rd time for one minute. Your child should be reading close to 90 words a minute.

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Upcoming Important Dates

Letters of Love - Due ASAP - note coming Monday, February 1st

Friday - February 5th - Super Science Hat Day - details below - looking forward to seeing some wonderful hats.

Friday - February 5th - Student Council Family Valentines Dance

From 6-7 pm

Admission is $5.00 cash per family

Free Popcorn!!

Thursday - February 11th - International Fair - 6pm

Friday - February 12th - Valentine's Party

Monday - February 15th - Student Holiday

February 22- 26 - Engineering Week - more information coming

Middle of the Year Conference Week - February 22-26 - your child's teacher will be sending home information through email or note sent home soon.

Thursday - March 3rd - Open House - 6-7:15 pm

March 7-11 - Spring Break

Friday - March 25th - No School - Bad Weather Day

Friday - April 15th - Outdoor Learning Center Field Trip - two classes morning, two classes afternoon

Notice of Field Trip - Monday, April 25th - Sharkarosa in Pilot Point - mark your calendars

Valentine Party

Friday, Feb. 12th, 1:15-2:15pm

945 Hedgcoxe Road

Plano, TX

We are so excited to announce our 2nd Grade Valentine party.

Your child can bring Valentine cards for the students in their class and other friends. We will pass the cards out starting Monday, February 8th. Please do not send the cards until this date.

We are needing a couple items for the party:

Small Conversations Hearts - 1 bag for each class.

100 small plates

We had plenty of other goodies left from the Winter party.

Volunteers Needed/Wanted: we would love to have your help with the party. If you are able to help-out please email your child's teacher.


We would like to let you know that we would love for you to volunteer in 2nd grade. We can always use parents to help in so many ways. If you are interested in helping in your child's classroom, email your child's teacher. We love to have parents here working with our kids and helping us.

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