2nd Grade Weekly Newsletter

Friday, February 5, 2016

What's Happening in 2nd Grade?

Hound Mart

This link will take you to our *UPDATED* 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!

UPDATED Hound Mart Sign Up

The Hound Mart Signup Genius has been UPDATED. If you had signed up for a specific date to volunteer, please re-sign up on the new Signup Genius. The signups did not transfer over with the update. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

2nd Grade's Valentines Day Party

We will hold our 2nd grade Valentine’s Party on Friday, February 12th at 1:45 pm. You are welcome to attend; we would love to have you. Students may also decorate a box or bag at home to collect their valentine cards at the party. Please have students bring the box or bag on Thursday or Friday! See below for the number of students in each class:

Mrs. Flohr – 19 students

Mrs. Mulvey – 20 students

Mrs. Reynolds – 21 students

Ms. McNeely – 19 students

Please bring a Valentine for everyone in your child’s class. It isn’t required to bring a Valentine for everyone in 2nd grade. Please have your child address their valentines "to my friend" and sign their name.

Middle of the Year Conferences

It's time for middle of the year conferences to go over MOY MAP and Language Diagnostic testing. Please click on your child's teacher to go to their sign up genius to secure a conference time if you haven't already done so.

What's Happening at Hedgcoxe?

Friendship Week

Next week is Friendship week at Hedgcoxe!

Monday, February 8th: Be a True Blue Friend- Wear Blue EVERYTHING!

Tuesday, February 9th: Be a SUPER Friend- Dress in Super Hero Clothing!

Wednesday, February 10th: Friends Warm My Heart- Wear Warm Ups!

Thursday, February 11th: Connect Through Friendship- Wear a Class Chosen Color!

Friday, February 12th: Good Hearts Make Good Friends- Wear Red, Pink, or Valentine's Day Clothes!

We will end the week with our Class Parties!!

Order Your Child's Yearook TODAY!

Yearbooks are now on sale! The Early Bird Special is currently running and yearbooks are $25.00 until February 19th! After February 19th the price will increase to $30.00. Yearbook Order Forms were sent home last week, please be sure to make all checks payable to Hedgcoxe Elementary. NEW THIS YEAR: The deadline to order yearbooks online is April 8th. If we are not sold out, yearbooks will be available for purchase after that date by check or cash only. Yearbooks are already selling so don’t wait, get yours today!

To order online please go to ybpay.lifetouch.com

If you have any questions regarding anything yearbook please feel free to contact Shannon Flohr, Shannon.Flohr@pisd.edu or Jen LeWinter, Jennifer.LeWinter@pisd.edu

Six Flags Read to Succeed Program

Hedgcoxe is participating in the Six Flags Read to Succeed program. Students can earn a free ticket to Six Flags by completing 6 hours, or 360 minutes, of recreational reading. Be sure to use the reading log to document (sent home last week) time spent reading. A parent letter is also attached that gives more information about the program. Reading logs are due to teachers byFebruary 26th.

Spring Book Fair

· The book fair will take place FRIDAY, February 12th through Friday, February 19th. (PLEASE NOTICE that we’re starting on a Friday instead of a Monday because of the student holiday on the 15th.).

· We’ll be open for late shopping until 6:30 on Thursday the 18th.

We’ll close at noon on the 19th.



This weeks pattern is oo, to make the ew sound.

  1. room
  2. tool
  3. hoop
  4. booth
  5. kangaroo
  6. smooth

This week's HFW

  1. understand
  2. too
  3. show
  4. place
  5. nine
  6. into
  7. house

Upcoming Events

The week of February 8th is Friendship Week

Thursday, February 11th: Mrs. Reynold's Conference Day

Friday, February 12th: Valentine's Day Parties @ 1:45pm; Book Fair Starts

Monday, February 15th: NO SCHOOL in observance of President's Day

Tuesday, February 16th: K-2 Talent Show 6:00pm

Wednesday, February 17th: 3-5 Talent Show 6:00pm

Thursday, February 18th: Mrs. Mulvey's Conference Day; Book Fair is open until 6:30pm

Friday, February 19th: Hound Mart & Mrs. Flohr's Conference Day

Tuesday, February 23rd: Miss McNeely's Conference Day