2nd Grade Newsletter

June 19, 2020

Your 2nd Grade Teachers

We hope you're having a good summer, we can't wait to see you for our upcoming school year!

NEW Students - Get Started Today!

For our new students, we are excited you are choosing OVCA for the 2020-21 school year. Now is the time to go ahead and get a few things started.

· Set up and prepare your learning area with a desk or table, chair, pencils and paper.

· Log in as both student and learning coach.

o This video will assist you with first time account set up.

o This article will assist you with recovering lost usernames or passwords.

Brain Boost Avaiable NOW in the OLS

We are very excited to announce that our new and returning managed public school students will be able to participate in the Brain Boost Summer Enrichment program. The program is for students in grades K–12. The goal of this new program is to offer a fun and engaging in-platform experience within the Online School, especially for newly enrolled students to give them time to experience our platform before regular school starts in the fall.

Students in kindergarten to sixth grade will participate in the courses using Stride Math and Stride ELA. In these courses the students will earn coins to play fun and educational math and language arts games. There are different kinds of games, including Stride Academy, Space Coaster, and Koofu’s Quest. The Introduction to Stride video will show students how to access Stride, how to answer questions, where to find Stride games, and more. Any coins, badges or star points earned over the summer will carry over into the school year, giving those students a pool of earned items to utilize as of the first day of school.

Log in TODAY and check it out!

IF you have any trouble accessing Brain Boost, you may contact out Customer Care team set up directly for Brain Boost at (855) 688-4109 or via email by clicking here.

Summer Practice

1st Grade Sight Words

Stay fresh on your 1st Grade Sight Words this summer with this fun game: https://www.abcya.com/games/dolch_sight_word_bingo

Summer Reading

Reading at least 20 minutes per day is a great way to increase reading fluency. You can get into this habit over the summer!

Barnes and Noble has a summer reading program for kids in first through sixth grades. You can read any eight books and record them in the Barnes & Noble FREE Book Reading Journal. Then just bring the completed log to your Barnes & Noble store location for a FREE book (dates coming soon)!


Get some exercise and practice your skip counting with Jack Hartman: http://www.viewpure.com/q_yUC1NCFkE?start=0&end=0

Use this link to practice working with money: https://www.abcya.com/games/break_the_bank_sorting

Being familiar with money will really help you in 2nd Grade!


Practice your writing by sending a letter to someone! You can write one to a family member or a friend that you haven't seen in awhile, they'll enjoy hearing from you.

Have some fun this summer exploring new things!

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Important Upcoming Dates

  • Summer Vacation: May 22 - August 11
  • Teachers Return: July 27
  • Free Immunizations: August 7 please click on the newsletter link below for additional details)
  • First Day of School: August 12
  • Free Vision Screening: September 11 (please click on the newsletter link below for additional details)

For a complete 2020-21 school calendar, please click on the PDF below.

Free Immunizations & Free Vision Screening

Information on free offerings in the OKC Metro area for OVCA students.

Important Websites

IT Support

If you are experiencing technical issues, please use the link above or call 866-512-2273 to submit a ticket.