Second Grade News
Rasor Elementary - Plano, Texas
February 15, 2016
Good Tuesday Morning
The vision of Rasor Elementary is to inspire our students to be lifelong learners and empower them to meet the challenges of the future, adapt to change, and exercise critical judgement, becoming global citizens capable of utilizing tomorrow's resources and technology responsibly.
Motto: Educate for success, inspiring excellence.
Homework - February 15th - 19th
Reading – at least 30 minutes nightly - initial in the box each day your child reads for at least 30 minutes. Please remember to initial your child's folder.
Math – February Math Book - Days 11-15 - please take time to go over the questions with your child. It is so important that they are completing the questions correctly.
Spelling - Study words and complete 2 spelling activities
High Frequency Words - practice reading the 1st and 2nd 100 Words and spelling the 4th 25 of the 1st 100.
Fluency Passage - Read the fluency passage 3 times. Remember to read it once and then time for one minute. Practice passage and then read for a 2nd time for one minute. Practice passage and then read for the 3rd time for one minute. Your child should be reading close to 90 words a minute.
Upcoming Important Dates
Letters of Love - If you haven't sent it up to school yet, please do so this week.
Monday - February 15th - Student Holiday
Dr. Seuss Homework - your child will be getting information this week about our next family project. They are to read a Dr. Seuss book and write a book report and then create a paper doll of one of the characters from the book.
February 22- 26 - Engineering Week - more information coming
Middle of the Year Conference Week - February 22-26 - your child's teacher will be sending home information through email or note sent home soon.
Thursday - March 3rd - Open House - 6-7:15 pm
March 7-11 - Spring Break
Friday - March 25th - No School - Bad Weather Day
Friday - April 15th - Outdoor Learning Center Field Trip - two classes morning, two classes afternoon
Notice of Field Trip - Monday, April 25th - Sharkarosa in Pilot Point - mark your calendars
Letters of Love
Second Grade American Heroes
Engineering Week Needs
We will be doing another exciting STEM project in the upcoming weeks and need lots of materials so we hope you can help us out.
Here’s what we need:
Toilet paper and paper towel tubes (please start saving these for us as we need a lot!)
Bottle caps of all sizes
Plastic Easter eggs
Thank you for all of your help!
BOXTOPS for Education Announcement
It is time to bring those BoxTops to school. You can send them taped to the flyer that was sent home, or you can send them in a baggie. Make sure baggies and flyers are labeled with the teacher name and grade. The contest began last week and will run through the end of the month. Thank you for supporting Rasor!
It's Bookfair time again! This is one of PTA's largest fundraisers, and we need your help making it a success! We need help the week of Feb 29-Mar 4, so look at your calendar and consider helping for a couple hours. We greatly appreciate any help we can get! Follow this link to sign up! THANK YOU!!
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