Ms. Schmidt's Class News

May 5, 2015

Class News

Class Picture - Tomorrow we will take our class picture. All students should dress in uniform. If you want to purchase one, an order envelope went home last week - cost $8.

Zoo Trip - We had a great time at the zoo!! The weather was great and the students LOVED it!! Thanks so much to all of our volunteers who helped make this trip possible!!

Concord Library Trip - We will be walking to the Concord Library on May 26 @ 9 am. Permission slips will come home this week. We will take a tour of the children's section, listen to the librarians read a few books, and learn about the summer reading program and how to get a library card.

Progress Reports - Progress reports will be going home on May 8.

Assessments - 2nd grade teachers will be completing running records on all students this week. Please make sure your child is here and on time everyday.

  • May 12 - Assessment - Discovery Education Reading
  • May 13 - Assessment - Discovery Education Math

Important Dates

May 5 - PTCO Meeting - Come and sign up to help with next year's PTCO!

May 8 - Parents' Night Out

May 8 - Read In - 8:30-10:30 - Students may wear pajamas and bring a blanket and pillow to school. We will spend the morning reading comfortably. They should also bring lots of reading materials - comics, books, magazines, etc.


May 5 - 8 - 2nd grade teachers will be completing our final running records on each student.

May 12 - Assessment - Discovery Education Reading

May 13 - Assessment - Discovery Education Math

May 14 - Digital Day to Celebrate the End of Testing!!

May 19 - Field Day

May 25 - No School - Memorial Day

May 26 - Walking Field Trip to the Concord Library on Union Street

June 5 @ ?? - End of Year Party & Awards - Time TBA

June 8 - June 10 - No Uniforms

June 10 - Last Day of 2nd Grade - Early Dismissal

This Week In Class...

What are We Learning about in class?


  • We will be focusing on story elements.
  • We will be reading some fun books and writing about our reading.


  • Persuasive Writing - last week of persuasive writing!


  • Repeated Addition - Arrays
  • Fractions

Science - Genetics

  • How are babies like their parents?
  • Inherited and Learned Traits