A is for Attendance-much of our learning will take place together in class. We do lots of hands-on activities and group work. Please plan toattend school every day,except in cases of illness or emergency!
B is for Book orders-book orders form will come home from Scholastic. Thisis a great way to purchasebooks inexpensively, while helping our class earn points towards other items!
C is for Communication-contact meby e-mail forfastest results! You can alsowrite a note on thecommunication sheetinside the HORSE.
D is for Dismissal-school ends at 2:57. Every Wednesday will be an early dismissal day. The student'swill get out at 1:57. It willbe very important that youpick your child up on time.
E is for Emergencies-please make sure we have the correct emergency information on file for your child. If phone numbers change, you can callor send a note so your child'sfile can be updated!
F is for Folder-make sure you bring yourHORSE Folder everyday.
G is for Graded work-will be found inside thePTA SBA Folders onMondays
H is for Homework-will be handed out daily,with the exception of spelling. This is to make sure that every assignment given was covered 1st in class.
I is for Information-if you have any importantpapers that need to come to school, please send them inyour child's HORSE Folder,as I will be checking these daily!
J is for Job Well Gone-there will be many differentways in which your child gets recognized for their good work. Life Skill cards, small treats,table points and stickers arejust to name a few.
K is for Kindness-we will learn about being kindto others and ourselves every day. Susan B. Anthony has a Life Skills program that will focus on 10 different life skills to help students get along.
L is for Lunch-lunchtime is from 11:40-12:25pm. Please try to avoid taking your child out of school during this time as it is hard to locate them in a timely manner.
M is for Money-second graders will hangon to all monies sent toschool until needed.
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Newsletters- newsletters with class updates and class needs will come home as needed. It will be important to sign up to receive emails from the Room Mom.
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Open Door - in order to keep students safe and maximize learning time, all parents must make an appointment ahead of time to come inside the classroom.
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Parties- if you would like to help with a class party or provide snacks or favors, please let me know! There will be a space to sign up for special event at Back to School Night.
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Quick and Quiet Hellos- as you see your child in our class, I will urge them to acknowledge you with a "quick and quiet" wave hello. It is important for them to greet you, but remain involved in class activities.
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Reading- Accelerated Reading is a huge program that focuses on your child’s individual reading level. Students will choose books at their reading level from the library and take a comprehension test on the computer each week.
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Spelling- tests will be given once a week on high frequency sight words commonly used in second grade. The words will spiral throughout the year. The goal is to improve spelling in their writing.
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Tardy- students should be at school by 8:45. Arriving after this time causes students to lose instructional time.
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Understanding -I understand that each child is different and unique and will do my best to meet and challenge each student were they are at.
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Volunteers- we love volunteers! Moms, dads, grandparents can volunteer in class or work on things at home. Please let me know if you'd like to help and we can find a classroom job for you!
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Website- my teacher page is update on SBA’s website. You will find lots of good information there.
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I am eXcited to work with You and Your child this year! Make sure he/she gets plenty of Zzzz's each night as we have exciting days planned for this year!