2nd Grade News
Curriculum Information and Important Reminders
Math- Making Connections in Problem Solving, Composing Numbers up to 120 with manipulatives, naming the values of numbers (place value), and comparing numbers using the appropriate symbols.
Reading- Launching our Reader's Workshop and setting the expectations for it. Introducing our reading log, responding to reading, setting up reading partnerships.
OLC: Spelling, Phonics, Handwriting- Week 2 of Spelling, -ump and -og word patterns, transition words.
Writing- Creating writing partnerships, drafting a beginning, middle, and end of a story.
Science- Physical properties of Matter
Social Studies- Services in the community and why they are important.
Look for all homework to come home on Tuesday, September 8th!
Check for your child's spelling list in their binder each Monday!
Study the Spelling List for Week 2 (Week 3 of school but spelling week 2)
You can use the Spelling Activities sent home in the parent email last week to study these words if you choose to.
Important Reminders and Upcoming Dates
Monday, September 7th- Labor Day- No School
Thursday, September 10th- Fall Pictures (more info below and in Thursday Folders)
Friday, September 11th- First Good Morning Nichols!- all grades K-5 will meet in the cafeteria by 8:00 a.m.
Wednesday, September 16th- PLC Time- 8:00-8:50 a.m.
P.E.- Flaig, McClain, Dean
*Please plan accordingly with foot wear for P.E. times.
Thursday, September 17th- Curriculum Night- 5:30 p.m. (more info to come soon)
Good Morning Nichols!
For security purposes on GMN or party days, we ask parents to inform the campus, in advance, if you are planning to attend GMN or a classroom party so that we can enter all visitor names into our secure database. If you have ever signed in through the computer in our front office, then you will need to RSVP utilizing the link below, and you will be able to check in quickly in the foyer to receive a name tag If you do not RSVP, or if we have not scanned your license in the front office this school year, then you will need to complete this process before you are allowed to attend GMN or classroom parties. You can stop by the front office to scan your license any school day from 7:30am-3:30pm. We look forward to your attendance to GMN.
Please reply to this RSVP link by 12:00pm Thursday, September 10th, to confirm attendance at GMN on Friday, September 11th at 8:00 a.m. Each adult attending will need to enter his/her name on the RSVP list. Each adult only needs to RSVP once. If you are not able to attend, you do NOT need to reply.
Picture Day is Coming!
School Portrait Day is Coming!!
*Order Form in Thursday Folder or follow the directions below to order online.
SchoolPix Inc. will be taking individual school pictures at Nichols Elementary on Thursday, September 10, 2015.
Two ways to order portraits….
1. Attached you will find an order form, please print and fill out the order form and return with payment to the photographer on picture day.
2. To order online by credit card, please go to www.schoolpixinc.com and select the “Online Ordering” tab and select “School Portraits” from the pull-down menu. When prompted enter Nichols’ School Code 1516-0016.A confirmation email will be sent confirming your order has been received. No further action is required.
If you have any questions or need assistance, please call SchoolPix Inc. customer service at 972-334-9140 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: All orders are to be submitted to the photographer on picture day. All school portraits are 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
-One snack per day
-Needs to be a healthy snack
-Non-messy and does not require utensils
-Peanut/Tree Nut free until further notice from your child's teacher
-Water for drinks only
Thank you for your help with this!
Green Thursday Folders
Teacher Contact Information
Mrs. Jackie McClain- email@example.com 469-633-3950 x63967
Ms. Taylor Flaig- firstname.lastname@example.org 469-633-3950 x63965
Mrs. Megan Allard- email@example.com 469-633-3950 x63964
Ms. Kristen Graham- firstname.lastname@example.org 469-633-3950 x63963