Second Grade Swag!
February 1st - February 5th
What We Are Learning This Week
Language Arts: This week,we will be reading Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson. We will continue working on our middle of the year writing prompts and reading assessments. In spelling this week, we will be looking at words with the vowel pattern oo and u. We will have our spelling test on Friday, February 5th .
Social Studies: We will continue our unit on geography. Students will be split into groups within each class to study and create a google presentation on different continents.
Math: This week we are continuing to focus on counting coins up to $1. Along with that we are continuing with our introduction to 2D shapes. This week we will focus on pentagons, hexagons, heptagons, and octagons.
Science: This week in science we will look at patterns of movements such as sliding, rolling, and spinning. We will look at how these movements are alike and how they are different.
The Art Room Needs Old Magazines!
Hi everyone! If you have magazines to get rid of, we’d love to take them off your hands for Art projects! Just drop them by the art room on Monday. Thank you!
Save The Date!
Austin PTO Seeking New Members for 2016-2017 PTO Board
Do you have ideas you would like to see happen at Austin Elementary? Do you have a talent like planning, or spreadsheet skills, etc. you would like to share with the PTO? Or do you just want to become more involved?
Here’s your chance. The Barbara S. Austin Elementary PTO board is looking for members for the 2016-2017 school year. Many positions held by our 5th grade parents moving up to 6th grade need to be filled, so there are many to choose from. Maybe there’s one to fit your talent!
Many of our board members work outside the home, work from home, and are stay-at-home parents. So, yes, it is possible to be a board member.
The PTO board’s mission is to partner with the school in elevating the elementary experiences of our learners, parents, educators, and staff. If you want to help make a difference in your child’s experience, become a part of Austin PTO!
Complete the application that was e-mailed to you via the PTO Connect (or e-mail Mrs. Naragon fora copy) and turn in to Mr. Wu or Mrs. Naragon. Applications will be accepted until Thursday, March 24.
Lunch Duty Volunteers Wanted!
Schoolwide Enrichment Model
Great Expectations of the Week
Life Principle: Respect
Quote: "I will speak ill of no man and speak the good I know of everybody." -Benjamin Franklin
Healthy Tip: Milk builds strong bones and muscles. Drink at least 2 glasses every day.
*February 5th - Spirit Rally at 7:50 am
*February 15th - Professional Development day, NO SCHOOL!
*March 10th- Open House, more information to come
*March 14th - 18th- Spring Break, NO SCHOOL!