Second Grade News

Rasor Elementary - Plano, Texas

February 8, 2016

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Rasor's Vision

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.

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Homework - February 8th - 12th

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 6-10 - 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.

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Upcoming Important Dates

Letters of Love - Please your child's letter as soon as you finish it.

Thursday - February 11th - International Fair - 6pm

Friday - February 12th - Valentine's Party @ 1:15

Monday - February 15th - Student Holiday

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

Valentine Party

Friday, Feb. 12th, 1:15-2:15pm

945 Hedgcoxe Road

Plano, TX

We are so excited to announce our 2nd Grade Valentine party.

Your child can bring Valentine cards for the students in their class and other friends. We will pass the cards out starting Monday, February 8th. Please do not send the cards until this date.

We are needing a couple items for the party:

Small Conversations Hearts - 2 bags for each class

red licorice - 1 bag for each class

pixie sticks - 1 bag for each class

candy kisses - 2 bags for the grade level

100 small plates

We had plenty of other goodies left from the Winter party.

Volunteers Needed/Wanted: we would love to have your help with the party. If you are able to help-out please email your child's teacher.

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Super Science Vocabulary Hat Day Pictures

We really enjoyed the innovative science vocabulary hats. The kids did a great job!
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We would like to let you know that we would love for you to volunteer in 2nd grade. We can always use parents to help in so many ways. If you are interested in helping in your child's classroom, email your child's teacher. We love to have parents here working with our kids and helping us.

BOXTOPS for Education Announcement

BoxTops contest – the winning grade receives a popcorn party!

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!!

Sign-up to help at:

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Rasor Elementary, with the community, will give us a safe, caring place to learn and reach our dreams.