Blog Update for the week of June 4-8

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – reading the novel Chocolate Fever
Math – review activities
Social studies/science – creating board games on units we have studied

Important Dates!
June 4th and 5th: Henrico Assessment Test (HATs) – Math
June 8th: Fun Run!
June 15th: Last day/half day of school

SCA Spirit Week (participation is optional)
June 4th: Mix it up Monday – wear your pajamas
June 5th: Tie Dye Tuesday – wear something tie dye
June 6th: Workout Wednesday – wear athletic clothes
June 7th: T-shirt Thursday – wear your green class t-shirt
June 8th: Fun Run! – wear your white fun run shirt (these will be sent home with students on June 7th)

THANK YOU to all of the parents who volunteered to help at field day! Everyone had a great time =)

Blog Update for the week of May 29- June 1

What are we learning this week?
Language arts – Review for Henrico Assessment Test
Math – Review for Henrico Assessment Test
Social Studies – economics

Important Dates!!!
May 30th and 31st – Henrico Assessment Test – Reading
May 31st or June 4 – Economics Test
June 1st – Field Day!
June 4th and 5th – Henrico Assessment Test – Math
June 8th – Fun Run and End of Year Celebration!

Blog Update for the week of May 21-25

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts: benchmark test review
Math: measurement
Social Studies: economics

Important Dates!
Tuesday, May 22nd: Resources Quiz (human, natural, and capital)
Friday, May 25th: Measurement Quiz
Monday, May 28th: Memorial Day – No School!

Henrico Assessment Test (HATs) Dates
May 30th and 31st – Reading parts 1 and 2
June 4th and 5th – Math parts 1 and 2

Mrs. Smith, our Colonial Trail art teacher, is collecting some interesting items to be used in the art room this spring and next fall. Please consider donating any of the following items to be used by the children in their art classes. Feel free to collect these supplies during the summer and send them in the fall as well. Your trash is our treasure!! Thanks for all of your help! Old CDs, Felt, Yarn, Fabric Scraps, Beads or old Necklaces, 4 oz Elmers Glue Bottles, Cheap White Paper Plates, Styrofoam or Plastic Egg Cartons, Empty Toilet Tissue and Paper Towel Rolls, Newspaper

Blog Update for the week of May 14-18

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts: benchmark test review
Math: measurement
Science: finish life cycles unit
Social Studies: begin economics unit

Important Dates!
Tuesday, May 15th: Life Cycles Test
Monday, May 28th: Memorial Day – No School!

Henrico Assessment Test (HATs) Dates
May 30th and 31st – Reading parts 1 and 2
June 4th and 5th – Math parts 1 and 2

Thank you for all of the special treats and gifts this past week! I appreciate your kindness =)

Mrs. Smith, our Colonial Trail art teacher, is collecting some interesting items to be used in the art room this spring and next fall. Please consider donating any of the following items to be used by the children in their art classes. Feel free to collect these supplies during the summer and send them in the fall as well. Your trash is our treasure!! Thanks for all of your help! Old CDs, Felt, Yarn, Fabric Scraps, Beads or old Necklaces, 4 oz Elmers Glue Bottles, Cheap White Paper Plates, Styrofoam or Plastic Egg Cartons, Empty Toilet Tissue and Paper Towel Rolls, Newspaper

Blog Update for the week of May 7-11

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – PALS Testing and Benchmark Review
Math – Geometric Shapes and Symmetry
Science – Life Cycles

Important Dates!
May 9th: CTES Blood Drive (please contact Mrs. Reece to schedule an appointment)
May 11th: Geometry/Symmetry Quiz
May 15th: Life Cycles Test & Scholastic Book Orders due

Henrico Assessment Test (HATs) Dates
May 30th and 31st – Reading parts 1 and 2
June 4th and 5th – Math parts 1 and 2

Mrs. Smith, our Colonial Trail art teacher, is collecting some interesting items to be used in the art room this spring and next fall. Please consider donating any of the following items to be used by the children in their art classes. Feel free to collect these supplies during the summer and send them in the fall as well. Your trash is our treasure!! Thanks for all of your help! Old CDs, Felt, Yarn, Fabric Scraps, Beads or old Necklaces, 4 oz Elmers Glue Bottles, Cheap White Paper Plates, Styrofoam or Plastic Egg Cartons, Empty Toilet Tissue and Paper Towel Rolls, Newspaper

Blog Update for the week of April 30-May 4

What are we learning about this week?
Language arts: dictionary skills, PALS testing
Math: finish money, begin geometric shapes
Science: animal life cycles (butterfly, frog, white tailed deer)

Important dates…
April 30th: Report Cards sent home (please return the signed envelope)
May 1st: Money/Time Test
May 9th: CTES Blood Drive (please contact Mrs. Reece to schedule an appointment)

Henrico Assessment Test (HATs) Dates
May 30th and 31st – Reading parts 1 and 2
June 4th and 5th – Math parts 1 and 2

Mrs. Smith, our Colonial Trail art teacher, is collecting some interesting items to be used in the art room this spring and next fall. Please consider donating any of the following items to be used by the children in their art classes. Feel free to collect these supplies during the summer and send them in the fall as well. Your trash is our treasure!! Thanks for all of your help! Old CDs, Felt, Yarn, Fabric Scraps, Beads or old Necklaces, 4 oz Elmers Glue Bottles, Cheap White Paper Plates, Styrofoam or Plastic Egg Cartons, Empty Toilet Tissue and Paper Towel Rolls, Newspaper

Blog Update for the week of April 23-27

What are we learning this week?
Language arts – character traits (also a variety of SOLs to begin reading benchmark review)
Math – Money (counting coins up to $2.00 and comparing values)
Social Studies – China and Egypt

Important Dates!
April 23rd: Picture Day and Egypt Quiz
April 24th: Money Quiz
April 27th: China and Egypt Test
April 30th: Report Cards send home (please return signed envelope only)
May 1st: Money and Time Test

Blog Update for the week of April 16-20

What are we learning about this week?
Language Arts: character traits
Math: money
Social Studies: China and Egypt

Important dates…
Monday, April 16th: Half day of school and Quiz on China
Thursday, April 19th: Kindergarten registration (please share in the community)
Friday, April 20th: Career Day at CTES!
Monday, April 23rd: Spring picture day (details coming soon…)
Monday, April 30th: Report Cards sent home

Blog Update for week of April 9-13

What are we learning about this week?
Language Arts: possessive nouns
Math: multi-step word problems
Social Studies: China

Important dates…

Monday, April 9th: Field Trip to Henricus Park (wear gray class t-shirts and comfortable walking shoes, bring a paper bag lunch from home unless you have pre-ordered a lunch from the cafeteria)

Monday, April 16th: Half Day of School for students

April 16th – Scholastic News orders due.

Blog Update for the week of March 26-30

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts:  real world text and compound words
Math:  comparing fractions
Social Studies:  beginning study of China and Egypt after spring break

Important dates…
Thursday, March 29th:  Second Grade Music Performance (wear gray class t-shirt, jeans, and arrive at 6:30p)
Friday, March 30th:  Last day to send in form/money for field trip
April 2nd – 6th:  Spring Break – School closed
Monday, April 9th:  Field trip to Henricus Park