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2nd Grade


September 25 – September 29

September 27 – “See You at the Pole”

September 27 – Fall Festival T-Shirt Orders Due

September 29 – Spartan Race Donations Due

September 29 – Last Day to Sign-up for Annual Lunch Plan

October 4 – Fall Festival Armband Orders Due

October 5-9 – Fall Break

October 11 – Jazzy Jars Due

October 13 – BBS Spirit Day

October 19 – Cake Walk Donations are Due

October 20 – Doughnuts for Dads

October 20 – Fall Festival

· “See You at the Pole” is Wednesday, September 27. Students and parents will meet at the flagpole at 7:50 a.m.

· Want to upgrade to the Annual Lunch Plan? - Friday, September 29, is the deadline to sign-up for the Annual Lunch Plan and have your 10-day or 30-day lunch ticket amount deducted from the total. The annual plan for students in K3-2nd grade is $500 ($2.85 per day). The annual plan for students in 3rd-5th grade is $675 ($3.85 per day). Sign Up Form

· Holiday Care will be offered on October 5, 6, and 9. Hours are 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Students will need to brink a sack lunch and drink. Snacks will be provided. Holiday Care will be billed as ASC charges at $3.50/hour through Kinderlime. Space is limited and by reservation only. Remember, a reservation is a commitment and will be charged a minimum fee. Sign Up Form

· BBS Fall Festival is Friday, October 20, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. An information packet with the t-shirt order form was sent home in the Tuesday folders. A great way to advertise your business is by sponsoring a booth or activity at our Fall Festival. We will print a sign naming your business and place it at the booth of your choice.

Sponsorship is $300. Contact Ellen Baggenstoss in the school office if you would like to participate in a sponsorship.

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Second Grade Overview

September 25 - September 29

Bible: Continue working on memorizing the following scripture in preparation for our next verse test.  We are going to reinforce Ephesians 3:17 from our first test so this next one will cover Ephesians 3:17-18 (ESV):  17“So that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love, 18 may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth,”  

**Test: The next verse test will be on Thursday, September 28, 2017.

MATH​:  Facts to know: Sums of 10

We will be working on weighing objects using non-standard units, adding ten to a multiple of ten, identifying pairs, and dividing a set of objects into groups of two.

READING​:  We will continue our F&F Retelling unit.  Be sure to review the Retelling Process Questions and Vocabulary at home daily with your child.

SPELLING/PHONICS​:  We will be working on Unit #6 in our Spelling Connections Textbook.

**Test: The Spelling Test will be on Friday, September 29.

SOCIAL STUDIES:  We will continue our unit on Ancient Egypt.  Students will study and learn about the Old Kingdom and making mummies.

**Project: Look for the Ancient Egypt Project Instructions in your child’s homework folder!

LANGUAGE/WRITING​: Students will continue to practice creating a key word outline from a paragraph story, and they will practice retelling sentences orally.

REMINDERS AND NOTES!  Continue to read for AR! The September goal is 7 points.  Please have your child read 15 minutes at home each night.