What's New in C2

November 16-20

63 Days

As the Thanksgiving holiday draws near, we want you to know how thankful we are for each and every one of your precious children. We have been blessed to watch them grow learn these past 63 days. Thank you for your support and encouragement!

Auburn Raptor Center Visit

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Little Patriot Pom Squad

The Little Patriot Pom Squad will perform at the PRS vs Marbury game (Girls' game) on December 3rd. The game starts at 5:00, and the girls will perform at halftime (which will be around 5:25). Little Patriots should arrive at 5:00 so that the squad can sit together. Girls may wear any color Patriot shirt and jeans. If you have any questions, email Carrie Rice at carolyn.rice@pikeroadschools.org. GO PATRIOTS!!!

Dress Code Changes

We want to go ahead and announce the changes to our dress code now that it is getting colder and parents are shopping for winter clothes. These changes (see below) reflect the items that had overwhelming support from parents. On occasion, we will also allow some “relaxed” dress code days. These days will be announced in advance and give clarity as to what is allowed and not allowed.

Learners can wear patterns and multiple colors (plaid, polka dots, chevron, stripes, etc.);
Learners can wear non-offensive logos on shirts and pants, etc.;
Learners can wear tights and leggings under skirts (skirts cannot be shorter than 4 inches above the knee); and
Learners can wear scarves (no bandanas).
REMINDER: Sweatpants, athletic shorts, and pajamas are not allowed.

A Little Bit About Our Learning

Upcoming Standards in C2

Literacy -

  • Answering who, what, when, where, why, and how questions about a text. (RL 2.1, RI 2.1)
  • Identifying the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe (RI 2.6)
  • Informative and explanatory writing (W 2.2)
  • Sentence structure (L 2.1f)

Math -

  • 2.NBT.6 - Add up to 4 two digit numbers
  • 2.NBT.7 - Addition and Subtraction with regrouping to 1000
  • 2.NBT.8 - Mentally add and subtract 10 and 100 from any number 0-1000

Social Sciences - "Living Things Depend on Each Other"

  • Social Studies 2.10 - Identifying ways people throughout the country are affected by their human and physical environments.
  • Science - "Ecosystems" subsection
    2.5. Plan and carry out an investigation to determine the growth needs of plants.
    2.6 - Design and construct models to simulate how animals disperse seeds or pollinate plants
    2.7 - Obtain information from literature and other media to illustrate that there are many different kinds of living things and that they exist in different places on land and in water

Upcoming Events

November 19 - PTSA Meeting

November 23-27 - Thanksgiving Holiday

November 30 - PRS Spirit Night at No Way Jose 5:30-8:30 PM

December 3- The Little Patriot Pom Squad will perform at the PRS vs Marbury Girls' Basketball game. More information is included above.

December 7 - C2 Field Trip to Wadsworth Tree Farm in Wetumpka. (More details coming soon!),

December 7 - PTA Reflections Art Work Due to PRS office

December 7 - PRS Polar Express 6 PM

December 18 - Last day of the first semester and last student day prior to Christmas/New Year Holiday

PRS Polar Express

Wanted: All PRS Families

What: A night of fun with Santa, games, food and fellowship.

Sponsored by the PRS PTSA

When: December 7th from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Where: PRS Cafeteria

Cost: $5.00 per family

Chick-Fil-A and Jim N' Nicks sandwiches will be available for separate purchase. See flyer that will be coming with with your learner to make your reservation and purchase your ticket

Field Trip information has been sent home, or will be coming home the first of next week. If you are interested in chaperoning please indicate on the form sent home with your child or see the attachment below.
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Operation Christmas Child 2015

Community 7/8 Shoe Box Project

Samaritan's Purse SHOE BOX PROJECT

What: Give a child a delightful holiday gift this year. For their service project “Giving Back 2015” the 7/8 Community is collecting items to package in a shoebox to send to a child around the world.

Who: All PRS Students

When: Collection date begins: Monday, 11/9/15

Collection date ends: Friday, 11/20/15

Where: Collection location - PRS front hallway in front of the chalkboard

Items needed for service project: empty shoe boxes and wrapping paper

Items requested to pack in shoeboxes:

1. bar soap with protective plastic



4. yo yos or balls


6.pencils and pens

7.flashlights with batteries


9.stuffed animals

10.small hand-held toys

11.school supplies such as crayons, markers, stickers, coloring books

12.hair brush

13.hair accessories

14.hard candy

15.Flip flops

16.Unused/ Small Clothes


18.Small bags

19. Life Straws (water filter straw)


1.used or broken items

2.war- related items

3.chocolate or foods

4.liquids or lotions


6.breakable items such as glass

7.aerosol cans

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Wish List

  • large chart paper

  • recess toys

  • 11x17 paper

  • color Expo markers

  • sentence strips

  • card stock (white or color)

  • file folders

PTA Reflections Contest

PTSA is sponsoring their first annual PTA Reflections Art Competition. This is a national art competition with various art categories for all ages. There are six categories: dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography, and visual arts. PRS learners wishing to participate will submit their art work to the front office on Monday, December 7th. All art work will need to follow the guidelines for the selected art category as well as include an attached student entry form to the piece of art. Guidelines and Student Entry forms can be found at the links below. PTSA will also be sending flyers home with K-4 learners. This is a great way for PRS students to show their creative side and “LET THEIR IMAGINATIONS FLY”.

2015 National PTA Reflections Video: Let Your Imagination Fly!

C2 Lead Learners

(Back row: Left to Right) Miss Alexander, Mrs. Franklin, Mrs. Housley, Mrs. Davis,

(Front row: Left to Right) Miss Waldrop, and Mrs. Steindorff

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To create a culture of intellectual curiosity where all students have ownership over their learning and are inspired to think, innovate, and create.