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El día de los Muertos

Many thanks to the middle school students who helped decorate for El día de los Muertos!

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Thank you notes…

thank you notes 2 thank you notes 3 Saint John Vianney Students (from Pre-K to 8th grade) wanted to show their appreciation to all of the golfers and sponsors of the 3rd Annual “Tee off for Technology” golf tournament.  Students not only decorated boxes for the golfers’ boxed lunches, but they also took the time to write and address Thank You notes to each golfer and sponsor.  The students are very excited to be a part of the event, and they understand that they are the ones who will benefit from the funds raised.  All funds raised will go to upgrade technology to SJV.D82_7868_sthank you notes

This Week in 2nd Grade

Important Dates

11/4 Holiday Pictures

11/5 Mass

11/6 Reading and Spelling Tests

11/11 Veteran’s Day Assembly 2pm

Reading: Our selection this week is “Birdhouse for Rent,” a fictional story told from the perspective of a Birdhouse. Vocabulary words are examined, vacant, rent, tenant, and deserted. Test is on Friday.

Spelling: Test Friday.

age, peace, pencil, magic, ice, digit, face, gem, city, large, piece, gentle, tragic, century, excite

Language Arts: We are learning about adding details to writing and nouns.

Math: We are learning about horizontal, vertical, and oblique lines. This week we will also be dividing a whole into halves, fourths, and eighths and comparing these fractions.

Religion: This week we will be learning about Moses and the Ten Commandments.

Science: We are learning about muscles, bones, the heart, and the lungs.

This Week in 2nd Grade

Important Dates

10/26-10/30 Red Ribbon Week

10/26 STEM Field Day; “Team Up Against Drugs”-students may wear their favorite team jersey

10/27 “Put a Cap on Drugs”-students may wear a hat

10/28 “Shade Out Drugs”-students can wear sunglasses

10/29 “Hugs Not Drugs”- students can bring a stuffed animal

10/30 “Follow Your Dreams…Don’t Do Drugs”-students may wear pajamas; Fact Test; Saint Project due; Fall Pep Rally; Fall Party

11/2 Reading and Spelling Tests

Reading: This week we are reading “Hungry Hoppers,” an expository text about the life cycle of grasshoppers. Vocabulary words for this selection are cycle, sensing, antennae, fussy, and dull. Due to the this week’s special activities, the test over “Hungry Hoppers” will be on Monday, November 2nd.

Language Arts: We are learning about paragraphs and nouns.

Spelling: Test on Monday, November 2nd

tail, reach, queen, fear, say, gave, sweet, acorn, player, even, underneath, always, depend, wait

Math: We are practicing addition facts with the sum of 10. The only new facts are 3+7=10 and 4+6=10. Fact Test on Friday. We are learning about fact families, making bar graphs, tallying, and counting by 5’s.

Religion: In preparation for All Saints’ Day on Sunday, students will be choosing a saint to research. We will work on it some in class and must be completed by Friday. We are also learning about Noah, Abraham, and King David.

Science: We are beginning to learn about the human body. We will talk about how drugs and how other substances can be harmful to our bodies.

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week is October 26-30.  Our theme for this year is “We Are Paws-itively Drug Free”  Please refer to the following schedule for the week’s activities.

MONDAY (10/26)  Team Up Against Drugs”  Students may wear their favorite team jersey with appropriate sweat pants or PE shorts.

TUESDAY (10/27)  “Put A Cap On Drugs”     Students may wear a hat with their regular school uniforms. 

WEDNESDAY (10/28)  “Shade out Drugs     Students may wear sunglasses with their regular school uniforms.

THURSDAY (10/29)  “Hugs, Not Drugs”     Students in grades PK- 2nd may bring in their favorite stuffed animal.  Students in grades 3-8 will receive a special “chocolate hugs” treat.

 “FRIDAY (10/30)   Follow Your Dreams…Don’t Do Drugs”     Students may wear pajamas to school.

Please be advised, if students do not follow the guidelines below for pajama day, parents will be called to bring their uniform to school that day.

  1.  Pajama pants and shirts must be worn
  2. Shirts must have sleeves
  3. No shorts
  4. No leggings
  5. Tennis shoes must be worn- NO SLIPPERS