Crew's News- Mrs. Copeland's Class

April 24, 2015

Attention Parents

Monday, May 25 is a snow make up day; we will have school that day. I know a few of you have already sent me an email letting me know your child will not be in school that day. If you know your child will not be at school, please let me know so I can plan our day accordingly.

What are we up to?

Reading: We will learn about verbs (action words) and adverbs (words that describe verbs)


  • 2nd Grade Language Arts - Action verbs (H.2), Regular Past Tense Verbs (J.1, J.3),

    Irregular past tense verbs (M.1, M.2, M.3, M.4, M.5, M.6)

  • 2nd Grade Language Arts - Adverbs (U.1, U.2), Adjectives and Adverbs (V.1, V.2)

Math: Measurement Unit
We will look at measuring objects with body benchmarks (estimates), inches, feet, yards, cm, and meters
  • Struggling: 1st Grade Math - Measurement (N.2, N.4, N.11)
  • On Grade Level: 2nd Grade Math - Measurement (S.2, S.8, S.15)

Science: Animal Unit
We will learn about the different classifications of animals, the habitats they live in, and what adaptations they need to live in those habitats.

Important Dates


  • April 28 - Shomars Spirit Night
  • April 29 - Mother/Son Kickball (see event below)


  • May 1 - Zoo Field Trip Money Due ($16)
  • May 5 - Bond Referendum Vote
  • May 14 - Zoo Field Trip (Please contact me if you would like to chaperone!)
  • May 14 - Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night
  • May 16 - IHES Relay for Life Walk (see event below)
  • May 20 - McAlister's Spirit Night
  • May 21 - Evening of the Arts (5:30-7:30pm) - See event details below
  • May 25 - Snow Make Up Day
  • May 26 - Fun Run Luau Party & Shomars Spirit Night

Bad Weather make up days are printed on the 2014-2015 District Calendar

The days set for make up are: Jan. 16, April 6, May 25

Don't forget to save those BOX TOPS Box Top Flyer

Challenger 2015-2016

Challenger deadlines and rate increases for 2015-2016 are as follows:

Registration deadline to begin Challenger on August 18th, August 24th or August 31st is August 3, 2015. Registration packets for 2015-2016 are available in elementary schools, online, and at the Rock Hill District Office.

2015-2016 Challenger Rates are based on a student's lunch status.

· Full Rate - $57 per week

· Multi Rate - $52 per week per child

· Reduced Rate - $39 per week

· Free Rate - $32 per week

· District Employee Rate - $32 per week

If you have any students currently enrolled and wish to continue in the upcoming year, you need to sign a continuance form. If you wish to withdraw, you will also need to sign a form indicating this preference. All forms will be available in the Challenger office. We do not hold Challenger spots without signed continuance forms.

Cub Scout Book Drive

The Cub Scouts are sponsoring a book drive to refill the free libraries in the neighborhood. If you have any books that you would like to donate, please send them in and have students place them in the bins in the atrium.

Upcoming Events:

Walk For Wishes

Saturday, April 25th, 9am

1466 N Cherry Rd

Rock Hill, SC

Benefit for Make-A-Wish South Carolina

Event Flyer

To sign up as an individual or team follow this link:

2015 Celebration of the 25th Earth Day Birthday

Saturday, April 25th, 10am-3pm

4621 Mt Gallant Rd

Rock Hill, SC

Mother/Son Kickball

Wednesday, April 29th, 3:30-5:30pm

2068 Yukon Dr

Rock Hill, SC

Spring 2015 Girls on the Run Tri County 5K

Saturday, May 9th, 8:30am

E Main St

Rock Hill, SC

Saturday, May 9th 2015 at 8:30am

Downtown Rock Hill

Color Me Fit PE 5k

Saturday, May 16th, 9am

801 Neely Rd

Rock Hill, SC

Teachers, parents and students please mark your calendar. We need a few volunteers to run our station with the color wands. Hope to see you there! Let's join in the fun to help keep our kids be active. All ages are invited to sign up to run!

Event Flyer

Relay For Life of York County East

Saturday, May 16th, 11am

2382 State Route 710

Rock Hill, SC

Evening of the Arts!

Thursday, May 21st, 5:30-7:30pm

2068 Yukon Dr

Rock Hill, SC

Here at IHES we love creativity! Please mark your calendars for an evening of celebrating your child's artistic endeavors here at India Hook. More information to come.

Call to all parents and friends of India Hook Elementary:

If you or someone you know has any art, design, craft work, etc. (the possibilities are endless!) we would love to have it displayed at our Evening of the Arts! This is a special part of our event as we show students that many types of art are created right here in our community. If you or someone you know is interested or would like more information please contact Mrs. Thomas at

Camp Invention

Monday, June 8th, 8am

2068 Yukon Dr

Rock Hill, SC

Hosted at India Hook Elementary School

June 8 - 11

Event Flyer

Register at


As always, feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns! Have a wonderful weekend!!!