Second Grade Newsletter

Mrs. Barita, Mrs. Carrasco, Mrs. Kulesza

Monday is "Day 3" for Encore

Lifework-October 26-30, 2015

  • Monday: Read & log 10 minutes, Math paper
  • Tuesday: Read & log 10 minutes, Spelling Words- Rainbow Style-3 colors
  • Wednesday: Read & log 10 minutes, Spelling Words- ABC order
  • Thursday: Read & log 10 minutes, Spelling Words-Write each word 3 times-test tomorrow
  • Weekend: Read 10 minutes each night


Students will take the GEOMETRY math test on Thursday, October 29th. Students need to be able to identify the faces, edges, and vertices of a 3-D shape. They need to know the name of basic 2-D and 3-D shapes (square, cube, circle, sphere, etc.,) and be able to tell if an object has symmetry. IXL is a great study tool.

Spelling Word List 8-test 10/30/15

  1. around
  2. first
  3. gave
  4. why
  5. right

  6. best

  7. five

  8. its

  9. sleep

  10. write

  11. been

  12. found

  13. off

  14. upon

  15. your

Bedtime Story Night

Students and their families are invited to join us on Tuesday, November 10th from 7:00-8:00p.m. to listen to the first and second grade teachers read bedtime stories. Be sure to wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal.

Upcoming Events

  • 10/26-Advisory Council @ 6:00p.m.
  • 10/30-End of grading period
  • 10/31-Blue Jay 5K/Hero Mile
  • 11/2-11/3-No School-Professional Development/Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • 11/9-PTO Meeting @ 7:00p.m.
  • 11/10-Bedtime Story Night @ 7:00p.m.
  • 11/11-No School-Holiday

Impact Aid Form

Students brought home the Impact Aid form last week. Please sign and return the form if you have not done so already.

Red Ribbon Week

Monday: Pledge Day

Tuesday: Shade out Drugs-wear sunglasses (with uniform)

Wednesday: Sock it to Drugs-wear crazy socks (with uniform)

Thursday: Team Day-Wear a sports jersey (uniform bottoms)

Friday: Red Day-wear head to toe red (no hair dye/face paint)

Save the Date!

What: Grade 1-2 music concert. This concert series will be in honor of our fallen PWC police officers.

When: November 19, 2015. Grade 1 begins singing at 7:00pm. Grade 2 begins at 7:30pm. Second graders should meet their teachers in the classroom between 6:50-7:00p.m. If you arrive early, students must stay with you in the dining hall until 6:50p.m. This is a special night and we encourage all family members to come. Siblings must stay with parents.

Attire: Students may wear their nicest school uniform or a fancy outfit-no play clothes! Please avoid high heels as they can be dangerous while on the chorus riser steps.

Songs: The concert songs are posted on the ES MUSIC schoolfusion web page. You are welcome to download these recordings for the children to practice at home.

Blue Jay 5K/Hero Mile

Saturday, Oct. 31st, 8:30am

9305 Stonewall Rd

Manassas, VA

Encore Schedule

Barita: Library, Music, PE, Art, PLTW, PE

Carrasco: Music, PE, Art, PLTW, PE, Library

Cromis: PE, Art, PLTW, PE, Library, Music

Lunch Schedule

Mrs. Kulesza 11:00-11:30

Mrs. Carrasco 11:03-11:33

Mrs. Barita 11:06-11:36