What's New in C2?

April 11-15

Learning in C2

Literacy: Happy Poetry Month! To celebrate, learners are reading and writing poems. Poets use language to help readers develop a mental image, and learners are practicing creating visualizations from poems. We are also learning about different tools authors use to help their works come alive for readers (alliteration, onomatopoeia, simile, etc.). Learners will soon be writing and publishing their own poetry!

Math: We are learning about measurement, time, and money. Additionally (pun intended), we encourage learners to continue practicing basic addition and subtraction facts on a daily basis. Your child's ability to instantly recall of basic facts will support him or her as more complex operations are encountered in years to come.

Project Work Conversation Starters: Use the following questions to learn more about your child's project work.

  • What is the focus of your project?
  • Why is your project important?
  • What have you accomplished this week during project time?
  • What has gone well this week during project time?
  • What has not gone well this week during project time, and what are your ideas for improving it?

Important Dates

April 18: Last Day to Purchase a Yearbook ($55)

April 22: Spring Picture Money Due (Make checks )

April 25: Professional Learning Day for Lead Learners (No school for learners.)

April 29: K-6 Field Day: Patriot Games

May 18: Mrs. Steindorff's Birthday

May 23: C2's "Last Week Luau"

May 26: Last Day of School

C2 Last Week Luau

It's hard to believe that the end of the school year is swiftly approaching! Let's celebrate our year together with a luau and picnic on Monday, May 23. Keep reading to find out how you can help.

For the luau, we will have six stations, and each class will rotate through each station:

  • Musical Beach Towels
  • Beach Float Relay
  • Limbo
  • Coconut Over-Under Relay
  • Beach Ball Parachute
  • Snack

If you can help by sending an item for these stations, please sign up using the link below. If the item is not consumable, write your name on it, and we will see that it is returned to you after our celebration.

We need a few parent volunteers to run the stations. These parents will set up a station at 9:00 and run it from 9:30 to 11:00 as each class rotates through. If you can help with this, please sign up using the link below. All the materials for the station will be provided. A Lead Learner will help you with the set-up and explain how to run the station. All you have to do is show up!

At 11:00, the entire community will participate in a fun relay, and we ask a parent volunteer from each class to help with this. If you are able to help with this, please sign up using the link below. Your Lead Learner will explain how you will help at the beginning of the relay at 11:00. (The details of the relay will remain a secret until that time. Volunteers' feet may get wet.)

The picnic will last from 11:30 to 12:15, and we invite all parents to attend! A form will come home soon for you to indicate whether your child will purchase a lunch from school or bring his or her lunch from home.

Alexander Family

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Davis Family

Franklop Family

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Housley Family

Steindorff Family

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Spring Picture Orders

Spring Picture orders are due April 22nd. Make checks payable to Total Image.

Mr. Matt Visits C2

Mr. Matt visited C2 again yesterday! In honor of National Library week, he read Never Let a Ghost Borrow Your Library Book and Mind Your Manners, B.B. Wolf. When you visit the Pike Road Library (and we hope that you do so often), please thank Mr. Matt for taking the time to read to our Patriots. Pike Road is blessed with many gems, and Mr. Matt is certainly one of them!

Parent Volunteer Opportunity: Mystery Readers

Our Patriots LOVE having Mystery Readers, and we'd love for you to get in on the fun! Click the button below for more information about becoming a Mystery Reader for your child's class.
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Spring Pic. Proofs went home today! Be sure to send them in by April 22nd!

Wish Lists

Due to the nature of our learning, our students go through a lot of supplies. We happily order and buy supplies regularly, but these are some of the most frequently needed items. *We are grateful to receive items, but it is in no way expected.*

Miss Alexander’s Family

Mrs. Davis’ Family

Mrs. Franklin’s Family

  • Color Expo Markers

  • Lysol Disinfectant Spray

  • Monopoly Jr., Scrabble Jr.,Machi Koro, Boggle, Bananagrams, Math Dice Jr.,Legos, Books :)

Mrs. Housley’s Family

  • Clorox wipes

Mrs. Steindorff’s Family

Miss Waldrop’s Family

  • Clear page protectors

  • Lysol Disinfectant Spray
  • Whiteboard Erasers
  • Expo Markers
  • Books! :)