Mrs. Finch's 2nd Grade Class News

Vol. 1, Issue 2

PTA Drive

Our PTA drive is in full swing! Information about the drive came home last week. This is a great opportunity to get involved in your child's education and help Austin Elementary's PTA. Dues are only $5. Please help us achieve 100% participation by October 9th!

If you need more information or another envelope, please let me know and I will be happy to help you in any way you need.

Academic Focus: Week of September 7th

Here is what we are learning this week:


Compare and Contrast; strategy: Questioning

Vocabulary strategy: Using a Glossary

Phonics: short vowels, o, u, e (cvc syllable pattern)

Grammar: Complete Sentences

Writing: Write to Narrate, Friendly Letter


Addition, Subtraction, and the Number System

We will: identify and use patterns in the structure of the number system; count, write, and read numbers from 1 to 100 and beyond; develop fluency with the plus 1 and plus 2 addition combinations; and identify and use coin equivalencies.


Classifying Matter

We will: classify matter by physical properties shape, mass, temperature, texture, flexibility, and liquid or solid.

Weekly Spelling Words













Review: get, not

Fundraiser Kickoff

Tuesday, Sep. 8th, 2:30pm

Austin Cafeteria

We are kicking off our fall fundraiser at 2:30 on Tuesday. Look for information coming home.

Roo Spirit Friday

Friday, Sep. 11th, 7:45am

Austin Elementary School, Weatherford, TX, United States

Weatherford, TX

Show your Roo pride and wear Roo blue!

Lunch With a Loved One

Monday, Sep. 14th, 11:15am-12pm

Austin Cafeteria

Please join us for Lunch with a Loved One on Monday, September 14th! Our lunch begins at 11:25 and ends at 11:55.

Be sure to sign in at the office before meeting us in the cafeteria. Can't wait to see you then!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.