2B and 2D News

January 18th - January 22nd

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What We Are Learning This Week

Language Arts: This week, we will be reading Akiak by Robert Black. In spelling this week, we will be reviewing the past 5 weeks' spelling patterns so there will not be a spelling test on Friday.

Social Studies: We will be starting our unit on famous inventors, historians, scientist and authors.

Math: This week we will introduce our new unit on the topic of money. Students will learn to determine the value of a collection of coins up to one dollar.

Science: This week students will begin a group project to show their understanding of what they have learned in our Earth Science unit.

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This Saturday, January 23rd, is the Austin Carnival! Bring your families and join us for snacks, game, and lots of fun! Our amazing PTO has put so much work into making the carnival a success, so come out and celebrate their hard work with the Austin community. The carnival will be from 10 am - 2 pm.

Follow the link below for more information about the Austin Carnival!


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A Note From Mrs. Dobecka....

On Friday, January 29th, our students will be participating in Jump Rope for Heart Day. All students are allowed to bring a healthy snack (in a zip lock bag) and a healthy drink (in a plastic bottle with lid). Donations are also due on January 29th. Please remember to convert all cash to a check.

Lunch Duty Volunteers Wanted!

If you would like to help in the cafeteria, please click on the link below! Our lunch is from 11:45-12:45 on Monday - Thursday, we will not need parent volunteers on Fridays!! If you would like to help us out, please visit the sign up below! THANK YOU IN ADVANCE!


Schoolwide Enrichment Model

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Great Expectations of the Week

Life Principle: Excellence

Quote: "Excellence is a habit. The things you do the most are the things you’ll do the best."-Author Unknown

Healthy Tip: Try putting strawberries or blueberries on ice cream instead of chocolate syrup.

Important Dates

*January 18th- Martin Luther King Jr. Day- NO SCHOOL!

*January 22nd- Report Cards come home

*January 23rd- Austin Carnival (10am-2pm)

*January 29th- Jump Rope for Heart Day

*February 15th - Professional Development day, NO SCHOOL!

*March 10th- Open House, more information to come

*March 14th - 18th- Spring Break, NO SCHOOL!

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