Second Grade Newsletter

September 23, 2016

Below you will find information about our upcoming week in Second Grade, as well as, important dates.

Newsworthy Nuggets

Special Friend’s Day - Thursday, October 6th.

The time has come for Special Friend’s Day at Lakeside. Please make sure that you RSVP on the Special Friend RSVP form to help us plan a great visit for our friends.

*Please note that this form will stop accepting responses on October 4th at 8am.

Second grade Special Friend’s time arrival is at 11:30 am for lunch and the anticipated departure after a classroom visit time is 12:30 pm.

Write A Check Campaign


Oct. 10th - NO SCHOOL

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Homecoming Parade

Homecoming Parade Time - September 28th! Top

Lakeside will be participating in the Homecoming Parade on September 28th.

If you would like your child to ride on the float, please sign up here! We would love to get lots of longhorns to show their Lakeside Spirit!!

Sign up Here

ALSO, Do you have a truck or large vehicle that can pull a trailer?? If so— let us know! We have a trailer, we just need someone to help us pull it in the parade & pick it up from Ace Hardware the morning of Sept 28th.

Are you a Veteran & would like to ride on our float with our Lakeside learners?? We would love to have you!

If you can help in any way we would LOVE it— please reach out for more details to-
McKenna Marx ( or
Erin Malahowski (

Parent Conferences

Parents – Please note that Friday, Oct. 7 is Parent/Teacher Conferences. NO school that day. (Please contact your child’s teacher if you haven't signed up)

Curriculum Overview

Language Arts- connections, writing process, long o vs. short o (cvvc, cvce)

Math- place value - odd & even

Science-animal characteristics

Social Studies- Map skills

*** If you would like to see the specific standards that are being assessed in second grade, please click the link below.

Second Grade Standards


The Second Grade teachers love to tweet out daily activities on Twitter. Be sure to follow along using each teacher's Twitter handle:





ALSO, follow along with Lakeside by using #lakeside1617

Mark Your Calendar


September 30: CHS Homecoming


October 5: Picture Day

October 6: Grandparents'/Special Friends' Day

October 7: Parent Conferences (No school)

October 10: Columbus Day/Fair Day (No school)

October 14: Spirit Rally, End of 1st 9 Weeks

October 19: Parent Learning Walk

October 21: Report Cards home

October 24: Red Ribbon Week kicks off