SCHOOL NEWS

September 17-21

September 20 – Open House

September 20&21 – Individual Yearbook Pictures

September 21 – Bobcat Spartan Race Pledges Due

October 4-8 – Fall Break

  • Individual yearbook pictures are Thursday, September 20, and Friday, September 21. Check with your homeroom teacher to see which day your child will have their picture made. Students may wear civilian clothes for these pictures. Remember to follow the BBS Dress Code regarding short/skirt length, tank top/spaghetti straps, and shoes.

  • Open House is Thursday, September 20. We will begin in the Sanctuary at 6:30 p.m. followed by classroom visits.

  • All Bobcat Spartan Race pledges are due by Friday, September 21.

  • Fall Break is coming soon. We will be offering child-care on October 4, 5, and 8 from 7:30 a.m.

    until 5:30 p.m. Click here to make a reservation. Pricing is $4/hour (normal ASC rates). A reservation is required, and is a commitment.

Second Grade Overview

September 17-21

BIBLE: Verse Test #1 will be held Monday, September 17. Our first verse test will be over our school verse of the year: “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.” Romans 15:13 (ESV)

MATH:  We will be working with our hundreds charts and adding 10 to a number. We will also be recognizing pairs and dividing objects into groups of two.

New facts to know: Sums of 10. Have your child practice telling you all the ways to make ten.)

**Test: A Fact Assessment will be given on Tuesday, September 18th, (study sums of 8 & 9 facts). Written Assessment will be given on Monday, September 17th, (no study required).

READING:  We will begin our F&F unit on Retelling. Look for the Retelling Skills and Vocabulary Packet in your child’s homework folder.  Keep the packet within easy access at home and begin to have your child study the skills (pattern statement and process questions) and vocabulary words daily. Use the process questions as part of your book discussions at home.

**Please have your child read for twenty minutes each night. Include time for your child to read aloud to you.

SPELLING/PHONICS:  We will be working on Unit #5 in Spelling Connections.

**Test: The Spelling Test will be on Friday, September 21st.

SOCIAL STUDIES:  We will begin our unit on Ancient Egypt this Friday. Look for information about the Egypt project to go home at the end of the week.

LANGUAGE/WRITING: Students will be introduced to note making and outlines. They will practice choosing two to three key words from each sentence in a paragraph. They will retell the sentences using their key word outlines and practice writing the paragraph. We will also be reviewing NOUNS.

REMINDERS AND NOTES!  

  • AR goal for the month of September is 7 points. Help your child select books within their reading zone to read for AR points. Read every day!

  • Field trip to the Lost Sea is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, November 6th. More details will come as we get closer.

  • Fall pictures are Thursday morning and Open House is that night.