Ms. Hallman's Parent Update
Week of November 16th - November 24th
Parent Teacher Conferences...In the next few weeks I will send home a "sign up genius" for the opportunity to sign up for a time we can meet and discuss your child's progress in 2nd grade.
Can Food Drive: Please support our canned food drive. Students will select the team of their choice and load their teams boxes with food for Hope House. Carolina, Clemson, and Winthrop are our collegiate favorites! Drive from November 17-23.
Our Thanksgiving Luncheon for K-2 families is Thursday during our regular lunch time @ 12:30 for those families who turned in a reservation form.
SCIENCE-Force and Motion
MATH- Addition and Subtraction Equations (sums and subtrahends to 20) using counters & dominoes; fact families; balanced equations; basic word problems
LANGUAGE ARTS- compound words
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Canned Food Drive
Sponsored by Student Council
When: November 17-23, 2015
What to do: Send in canned food and nonperishable food items with your child to school. Proceeds will benefit Hope House.
INDOOR WALK FOR DIABETES November 24
We will hold an indoor walk on the morning of November 24th. Students will place their bookbags in the classroom and walk the perimeter of all four hallways until 7:30 a.m. Students are encouraged to walk and talk with friends as they travel the hall. I will send a link or information each week to raise awareness.
Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S. according to the CDC.
- Heart disease: 611,105
- Cancer: 584,881
- Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 149,205
- Accidents (unintentional injuries): 130,557
- Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 128,978
- Alzeheimer's disease: 84,767
- Diabetes: 75,578
parent/diabetes_center/diabetes_basics/diabetes_facts_myths.htmlSponsored by Student Council
http://www.rock-hill.k12.sc.us/community/volunteerapplication.aspx All volunteers must go through the application process to get an ID card and to be an approved volunteer. Name on volunteer card and state issued id should match. IHES is so fortunate to have wonderful parents willing to volunteer. If you are interested in volunteering, please be sure to follow the application process outlined below.
If you plan to eat lunch with your child during the school year, please read and sign our visitor agreement. Visitor Agreement
Please look over your child's work and initial each of the pages.
COMMUNICATION FOLDERS ARE DUE TOMORROW.
1- The student has very little knowledge on the concept being taught. (less than 60%)
2- The student is developing in the area of the concept that is being taught.(60%-70%)
3- The student has mastered the concept being taught. (80%-100%)
4- The student is performing above what is expected with no help from the teacher.
November 17-23 Canned Food Drive sponsored by Student Council
November 19 K-2 Thanksgiving Luncheon
November 20 Discovery Place Field Trip Money Due ($14)
November 25-27 Thanksgiving Holiday
December 17 3-5 Christmas Luncheon
Thurs. Dec. 3rd 7:00 pm 2nd -3rd Grade Christmas Musical "Arf on the Rooftop"
PARENT INFO FROM THE PRINCIPAL
As we begin our year we are focused on how we can improve the health and wellness of all of our students. Our SIC goals will focus on fitness and healthy living.We plan to build fitness trails, create fitness mentors for our students that need that, and explore the possibility of a community garden.
Any changes to the way your child is normally dismissed from school need to be communicated in writing. Please do not call your child's teacher to communicate a dismissal change. If it is an emergency, you can call the front office personnel to assist you.
- BOX TOP collections every Friday. This year PTO is aiming high to reach a goal of $1958.00 Sam's Club has partnered with BOX TOP for EDUCATION and is offering 100 extra eBox tops if you purchase 3 BOX TOP items on the same day. This equals to $10. per receipt for our school. All you have to do is take a picture of the receipt, email the picture to firstname.lastname@example.org and receive a unique code. Enter your code at SamsClub.com/BoxTops to send our school the eBox tops.
- See what PTA has planned!