C2 News

February 29 - March 4

Amazing Things Springing up in C2!

We want to take a moment to highlight some amazing things learners in Community 2 are doing. We continue to be amazed by all their hard work and how they are beginning to take ownership of their learning. Take a look!
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Pictured Above: Measuring water we melted from ice (changing a solid to a liquid).

March Madness

This month we are participating in a book face-off! Each day readers in each class will listen to two books and vote on their favorite. Once all the books have been read we will tally the votes to find out which books will move on to the next round of the playoffs. We hope that this will help your child's love for reading grow!
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Coming Up!

Literacy: As we continue to dive into character analysis we are building higher-order thinking skills for our learners to analyze characters within a text. We are also going more into opinion writing and learning how to organize our writing into sections: stating an opinion, supporting the opinion with facts, and concluding by restating the opinion.


Math: Measurement is sometimes a hard concept to understand. We are working with all learners to continue learning and moving from nonstandard units( cubes, pencils, popsicle stick, etc.) to practice comparing and understanding foundational concepts and moving towards standard measurement (inches, feet, centimeters, meters). Finally learners will analyze measurements by making comparisons.


Projects: We are continuing to work on projects creating books, displays, and other things to show our learning. Ask your child where they are in their project!

Important Dates

March 1-18: Read Across America

March 7: *DEADLINE EXTENDED* Lanark Field Trip Forms and Money Due!

March 11: Hat Day

March 12: Mayor's Marathon Challenge (NOTE THE TIME CHANGE BELOW)

March 18: Twin (or Triplet or Quadruplet...) Day

March 21-25: Spring Break

March 28: Professional Learning Day for Teachers (No school for students.)

April 1: Field Trip to Lanark (See Information Below)

Snack Reminder

We want to encourage our learners to make good choices about food. Beginning Monday, please allow your child to help choose a healthy snack to bring to school each day. Also, please begin sending unflavored water for snack (no juices, Gatorades, tea, etc.). If you do not wish to send water, your child may visit the water fountain during snack. Thank you for your support!

Alexander Family

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Davis Family

Housley Family

Steindorff Family

Franklop's Family

Class Pictures

Click the link below to to see your class proofs. You may purchase their group pictures directly from the Total Image Site or send payment to school with your child. Please make checks payable to "Total Image". The deadline for orders is March 31st (week after Spring Break). You will be able to view all photos from there by clicking "thumbnails."

Prices:
5 x 7 = $10
8 x 10 = $12

Time Change: Mayor's Marathon Challenge

If your child has registered to participate in the Mayor's Marathon Challenge on Saturday, March 12, please be aware that the time of the race was incorrect. The Mayor's Challenge will begin at 1:00 pm. Participants should arrive by 12:30 pm.

Lanark Field Trip

C2 will visit Lanark in Millbrook on Friday, April 1. We will leave school at 8:30 and return no later than 2:30. While there, we will visit Discovery Hall for a live animal presentation, observe living things in a pond ecosystem by seining with nets, and receive a guided hike on the AWF property.


*The deadline for field trip forms and money has been extended. If you have not paid already, please do so on Monday, March 7.

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Read Across America

For the month of March, Patriots in Community K through Community 4 will be celebrating Read Across America! We'll celebrate each Friday with different dress up opportunities. Please remember to adhere to the dress code on each of these days (no pajamas, etc.). See the schedule below.
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Parent Volunteer Opportunity: Lunch Bunch

Our C2 lead learners would love your help! Please consider volunteering for a lunch shift for your child's class. It’s a great way to see your children during the school day, meet their friends, and help the lead learners all at the same time. Plus, the learners love seeing their parents and grandparents helping out with their class in the lunchroom! Younger siblings are always welcome to come with you during your volunteer slot! General duties include walking your child's class to the lunchroom, assisting them in line, and sitting with them at the lunch table. After lunch, you will remind them to pick up their trash and clean up their area, line them up and walk them back to the classroom. Click the link below to find a time slot for your child's class that works for you!

Mystery Reader

If you haven't already signed-up take the opportunity to be a Mystery Reader! Mystery Readers are special guests who come to our classrooms to read a story to students. Mystery Readers can be parents, grandparents, older siblings, or other relatives. Click the links below for more information about becoming a Mystery Reader for your child's class.



Wish List

Please do not feel obligated to donate. We would be grateful to receive items, but it is in no way expected. Due to the nature of our learning, our students go through a lot of supplies. We happily order and buy supplies regularly, but these are some of the most frequently needed items.



Miss Alexander’s Family

Mrs. Davis’ Family

Mrs. Franklin’s Family

  • Color Expo Markers

  • Lysol Disinfectant Spray

  • Monopoly Jr., Scrabble Jr.,Machi Koro, Boggle, Bananagrams, Math Dice Jr.,Legos, Books :)

Mrs. Housley’s Family

Mrs. Steindorff’s Family

Miss Waldrop’s Family

  • Clear page protectors

  • Lysol Disinfectant Spray
  • Whiteboard Erasers