What's New in C2?

Think. Innovate. Create. August 22 - September 2

Happy Labor Day Weekend!

We've enjoyed another two weeks getting to know your children and learn along side them. Thank you so much for joining us for the Patriot Parent Seminar and the C2 Open House last week. We enjoyed opening up our learning spaces to you and letting your child have the chance to show you around.

We have made it to our 18th day of school! We are now starting to find a flow to our day and the children are developing great routines and procedures. As we continue to teach these and remind them of expectations, we are also introducing new 2nd grade concepts to them. You'll begin seeing your child's Fresh Grade fill with helpful information on your child's progress as the year continues. As always, please stay in touch with any questions you may have on this.

Loving Learning,

Your C2 Lead Learners & Paras

Curriculum Corner

What we have done:


  • Beginning of the year writing assessments
  • Spelling/phonics assessments
  • Sight word recognition
  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral reading fluency assessment


  • Determining even and odd numbers
  • Telling time to the hour and half hour
  • Identifying US money (coins, dollars, and their values)



  • Fables- be able to retell the story and determine the "moral" or lesson learned in the story.
  • Folktales- be able to retell the story and determine the overall lesson or message.
  • Fairy Tales- compare/contrast the same fairy tale by different authors or from different cultures.


  • Place Value:
-Understand hundreds, tens, and ones

-Skip count by 5's, 10's, 100's to 100

-Read & write numbers to 1000

-Compare 3 digit numbers

-Count within 1000


  • Narrative Writing


  • Launching our first long term project: Travel


  • Proper Nouns
  • Possessive Nouns
  • Contractions

Freshgrade Performance Levels

As you look at your child's Fresh Grade account, please note the following performance indicators to notate your child's achievement levels

  • Grey: Not graded for mastery
This means that this skill is being taught in the classroom, but not assessed for mastery.
  • Red: Not meeting expectations
  • 2: Approaching expectations
  • 4: Meeting expectations

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We Love Grandparents!

Next Friday (September 9) is Grandparents Day. We would love to celebrate with your loved ones! Each Lead Learner will inform their class how they plan to celebrate this next week.

Mrs. Daniel's Family

Mrs. Davis' Family

August 22 September 2

Mrs. Franklin's Family

Mrs. Moore's Family

Mrs. Steindorff's Family

ABC's of PRS Project

Our class decided to create a play of the ABC's of PRS. As each learner acted out their letter, I videoed their performance to make into a video that we can share with others.
ABC's of PRS

Mrs. Whiten's Family

C2 Parent Page on Facebook

If you'd like to stay updated on current PRS happenings on Facebook, you can join the C2 Parent Facebook page by clicking on the button above. This page will serve as a place where parents can communicate with one another relating to PRS C2. Please visit for recent newsletters, volunteer opportunities, and information regarding school field trips and events. This will not replace Fresh Grade communication or newsletters from lead learners to parents.


- Colleen Hawthorne

September Lunch Menu

FYI - Any food purchases made at school all come from the same account. This includes snack (chips, fruit roll up, etc), Nancy's Italian Ice, Chick-fil-A sandwiches (Wednesdays only) and chicken biscuits (Fridays only), milk, water, powerade, breakfast, along with regular lunch options.

Money may be sent through a check or paid online through Pay Pams. These items can only be purchased during breakfast (7:00-7:45) and during our C2 lunch block.
Please (if at all possible) do not send cash with your child to school to pay for these items.

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Upcoming Dates

September 5: NO SCHOOL-Labor Day Holiday

September 9: Grandparent's Day at PRS

September 16: PTSA Cookie Dough Fundraiser orders due

September 26-30: Spirit Week

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Lead Learner Wish Lists

Throughout the year, our classes will be doing a variety of activities that will require or be enhanced by certain materials. Some families ask how they help from time to time. Below each lead learner has listed items that would be used for classroom activities and projects. Thank you!

Mrs. Daniel

Mrs. Davis

* White Posterboard (26 pieces) 22" x 28"

Mrs. Franklin

Mrs. Moore

Mrs. Steindorff

  • Mrs. Whiten