Newsletter 2nd Grade BBES

Homerooms: Portillo and Clayton

This Week: September 19th - September 23rd

Math: This week we have a summative on Thursday over comparing two-digit numbers, odd and even numbers, and how to create and read graphs. We are beginning Module 2 and a Parent Newsletter came home today (Monday) that explains the topics covered in this unit. This week we will focus on basic facts addition and subtraction, turn-around facts, and fact families.

Science: We will be studying about bodies of water.

Homework September 19th - September 23rd

Math homework will be go home Monday and is due Friday. This weeks homework is a review on Fact Families and Turn Around Facts.

Science: In a few weeks we will be studying the moon. To prepare for this study students came home with a page to chart what the moon looks like for the next 32 days. You can go outside and see the moon and chart or you can use a website like

Reading: Read 15+ min every night and fill out reading log.


The school carnival will be Saturday, October 15th, 2016. Ms. Calyton's class will be having a hermit crab booth and Mrs. Portillo's class will have a pet rock booth. Look for information to be sent out this week and next for your homerooms booth.

The Second grade booth with will be a candy walk. We will be taking donations starting this week for the candy booth. We are in need of the movie size candy.

Important Dates

  • Celebrate Freedom Week (September 12-16)
  • Grandparents Week (September 12-16)
  • Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A (September 13--see more info below)
  • Crazy Hat Day (September 16)
  • Watch D.O.G.S. Kick off (September 22)
  • Fall Pictures (September 26)
  • Fall Carnival (October 15)

  • 11/21-11/25 - Thanksgiving Break
  • 12/16/16 - Early Release

  • 12/19/16 - 1/3/17 Christmas Break

  • 1/16/17 - MLK Day

  • 3/13-3/17- Spring Break

  • 5/26/16 - Last Day of School