2nd Grade Superstars!

Mrs. Swenson - Week of January 11, 2016

Homework

Monday - Math 9-1 & Reading worksheet

Tuesday - Math 9-2, Spelling Worksheet & Read
Wednesday - Math 9-3, Cursive & Read
Thursday -Math 9-4, study spelling list 15 & Read

What's New This Week?

Language Arts


Our main story selection this week is titled Officer Buckle and Gloria, a fiction text. In Lesson 15 our Essential Question is “What might cause a story character to change?” Target skills are cause & effect, compound words, abbreviations, and the schwa vowel sound.



VERY EXCITING! We will have a real live "Officer Buckle and Gloria" come visit us this week. Mrs. Swenson's husband, a canine officer, will be coming on Friday!

Words of the Week List #15


Spelling Journeys Lesson #15

cannot pancake maybe baseball playground someone myself classroom sunshine outside upon nothing into inside

Challenge: nobody everywhere


Test on Friday 1/15

The spelling concept this week is compound words. Click here to go visit the Spelling City website: http://www.crsd.org/Page/16692

Math

ENVISIONS MATH

We will begin Topic 9, subtracting two digit numbers. Tricky, tricky as we subtract numbers with regrouping. Ask your child about the chant we say to help us remember how to regroup!

FIRST IN MATH

Congratulations Fiona, our First in Math Player of the Week!
This is a wonderful activity to help strengthen your child's math skills on different levels and provide enrichment. www.firstinmath.com

Come visit for American Education Week

CR Education Week – January 19-22 – More information to follow…

o Tuesday, January 19 - Parent Visitations, 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

o Wednesday, January 20 - Parent Visitations, 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

o Thursday, January 21 - Parent Visitations, 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

o Friday, January 22 - Parent Workshops

9:30-11:00 Language Arts
11:00-12:00 Recess/Lunch
12:05-1:00 Math
1:05-1:45 Specials (T-Gym W-Art Th-Library)
1:50-2:00 Read A-loud/Snack

Father Daughter Dance

Tickets are now available for the Father Daughter Dance and can be purchased on the HSA website (school store section, click here.) Also carnation wristlets will be available (three mini white carnations, baby’s breath, and gold ribbon) will be sold at the RHHSA school store as well, for 10 dollars each. This can also be purchased at same time as ticket purchase. The Deadline for all sales is January 18th.

The contact person is Jennifer Jainnini (jenj2824@gmail.com).


Visit the Rolling Hills Home & School Association website for announcements and information http://www.rhhsa.org/

Reminders

Please keep in mind volunteer clearances will be required should you wish to attend our field trip. CR Volunteer Clearances Protocols - Effective July 25, 2015, the costs for VOLUNTEER background checks at the state level (PA Child Abuse Report and PA State Criminal Report) will be waived. The third background check, the Federal Criminal Report (FBI Fingerprinting), will remain in effect in accordance with the previously published guidelines and costs. For volunteers that have lived in Pennsylvania for ten (10) years or more, Pennsylvania will allow a waiver of this FBI fingerprinting with a signed CR Volunteer Disclosure Form.

The three clearance forms can be found at these links:


Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151)

Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check (Act 34)

FBI Federal Criminal History Record (Act 114): Visit www.pa.cogentid.com for information and locations of fingerprint sites.


The Council Rock Volunteer Disclosure Form can be found at this LINK.


Detailed information on volunteer clearances can be found at this LINK.

Important Dates

1/12 - Happy Birthday Ben!

1/13 - Nacho Bar special lunch choice - http://www.crsd.org/cms/lib5/PA01000188/Centricity/Domain/2274/Nacho%20Bar%20Lunch%20-%201-13-16.pdf

1/15 - Dress Alike Spirit Day

1/18 - MLK Holiday - No School

1/22 - Happy Birthday Evan!

1/29 - Father Daughter Dance
3/14 - 2nd Grade Literacy Night 6:30 PM

5/19 - 2nd Grade Field trip to Aquarium