Upcoming Important Dates for 2nd Grade
Monday, April 30th - 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 - Father Wesley will come to visit our classroom first, and then do a prayer service at Sacred Heart Cathedral Church. Parents are welcome to attend, but this is not mandatory for parents. Last year he had a Q&A session in the classroom, then we went over to church and he showed them the inside of the tabernacle and the monstrance, then we prayed together.
Friday, May 4th - Pizza Party in our classroom, no need for students to bring a lunch on this day! Pizza and drinks will be provided!
Saturday, May 5th, 2018 - First Holy Communion @ COLG @5:00 p.m. Mass
Sacred Heart students and PSR students will meet in the Daily Chapel at 4:30 p.m. at COLG.
Sacred Heart students will set together as a class, and will be making their First Holy Communion with 47 other PSR students. All students making their first communion will set together in a reserved section in church. All parents are asked to set in a separate non-reserved section of the church during mass.
A Professional photographer will be available to take pictures at COLG.
Friday, May 11th - May Crowning/Second Grade will be honored at the 8:10 a.m. mass at Sacred Heart. Each student is asked to wear their First Holy Communion outfit to school that day, and bring their Sacred Heart school uniform to change into after Mass.
Friday, May 11th - 10:00 a.m.- 3:15 p.m. - Field trip to Boot Hill Museum. Students are to bring their own lunch/drink that day. Students will be dismissed from Sacred Heart school at 3:30 p.m.
Please call or e-mail with any questions or concerns.
Thank you for everything you do,
School phone # (620) 227-6532
Cell phone # (620) 339-9631
April 1st - Easter Sunday!
April 2nd - No School - Easter Monday
April 5th - Mass K-4 (2nd grade) 8:10 a.m.
April 6th - All School Mass, Adoration following
April 11th - Home & School Meeting
April 14th - Sacred Heart Silent Auction at the Knights of Columbus
April 18th - Mid-term grades will be sent home today.
April 20th - No School - Teacher In-service
March 2nd - End of Quarter 3
March 7th - Parent Teacher Conferences 3:30 - 8:30 p.m.
March 8th - Parent Teacher Conferences 8:00 - 12:00 p.m.
March 9th - No School
March 12-16 - No School Spring Break
March 29 - 1:30 Early Dismissal/Holy Thursday
March 30 - No School - Good Friday
February 7 - Mid-term grades will be sent home today.
1:30 Early Dismissal.
10 - Mardi Gras at the Knights of Columbus for Adults, tickets are on sale at Sacred Heart School Office.
13 - Valentine's Day Parties at 3:00 p.m.
14 - Ash Wednesday
19 - No School
Religion: Unit 3 - Forming Disciples of Christ, continue preparation for First Holy Communion.
Reading: Unit 4: Our Changing World - Text-Based Comprehention
Skill: Plot and Theme. Strategy: Visualize Review: Draw Conclusions.
Phonics: Syllable Patterns
Spelling: Review Final Syllable (-le)
Vocabulary Skills: Multiple-Meaning Words
Grammar: Adverbs that tell When & Where
Writing: Narrative Poem Trait: Voice
Social Studies: Mayan Culture, Spanish Language
Science: Earth's Materials, Natural Resources, Rocks and Minerals, Decomposers, Soil Formation.
Math: 3 Digit Addition and Subtraction
Happy New Year! Welcome to Quarter 3!
*January 8, 2018: School resumes
*January 15, 2018: No School (Teacher Inservice)
*January 28 - February 2nd: Catholic School's Week
Sunday Jan. 28th) - Middle School choir at 9:00 Mass at COLG, all Sacred Heart Students may wear their school uniform to masses this weekend.
Monday (Jan. 29th) - Crazy Head to Toe day!
Tuesday (Jan. 30th) - Dress Up Day!
Wednesday (Jan. 31st) - Pajama Day! Jump Rope for Heart on this day.
Thursday (Feb. 1st) - Cougar T-shirt and blue jean day!
Friday (Feb. 2nd) - Color Wars 2nd grade will wear Yellow! 10:30 Volleyball game, 12:00 p.m. dismissal.
Here are the items we will be learning:
Reading/Language Arts/Spelling/Phonics/Grammar: 2nd Grade Reading Street Unit 4: Our Changing World. Big Question: How do things change? How do they stay the same?
Skill: Draw Conclusions
Strategy: Background Knowledge
Review: Character and Setting
Phonics: Final Syllable (-le)
Review Comparatives (er, est)
Vocabulary Skill: Mulitple-Meaning Words
Fluency: Accuracy and Appropriate Rate.
Conventions: Adjectives and Our Senses
Writing: Friendly Letter
Social Studies: Land/Water Maps
Science: Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Math: Topic 9 - Subtracting two-Digit Numbers
Topic 10 - Place Value to 1,000
Topic 11 - Three-Digit Addition and Subtraction
Religion: First Communion Preparation continued
December 5th - PreK-2 Christmas Concert 2:30 and 7:00 p.m.
December 8th - No School (Feast of the Immaculate Conception)
First Reconciliation Services for Second Graders: They may attend the date that works for your family:
December 17th - Reconciliation Services at COLG at 4:00 and 7:00 p.m.
December 19th - Reconciliation Services at COLG at 5:00 p.m.
December 21st - 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Christmas Party in our classroom. Second grade will be having a book exchange. Boys will bring a book for a boy, and girls, a book for a girl. Price range: $1.00 - $6.00 - Please have the book wrapped and brought to school by Wednesday, December 20th.
Have a Blessed Advent Season!
2nd Grade Reading Street Unit 2: Working Together
One Good Turn Deserves Another - Text based comprehension: Compare and Contrast
Review: Author's Purpose
Phonics: Vowel Patterns (a, ai, ay) Review: Plurals
Read with Fluency and Accuracy
Grammar: Possessive Nouns
Writing: Folk Tale, Trait: Sentences
Listening and Speaking: Give and Follow Directions
Research: Read a Web Page
Social Studies: Mexican Culture, Citizenship, Fairness
Science: Survival, Habitats, Living Things/Environment
Math: Topic 6 Mental Addition
Lesson 6-1 Adding Tens
Lesson 6-2 Adding Ones
Lesson 6-3 Adding Tens and Ones
Lesson 6-4 Adding on a Hundred Chart
Lesson 6-5 Problem Solving: Look for a Pattern
Religion: Reconciliation and Penance review. Practice prayers: Hail Mary, Our Father, Glory Be, Act of Contrition, praying the rosary.
*Reminder: First Reconciliation is scheduled for:
*Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at COLG, or
*Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at COLG
* Friday, October 13, 2017 - Field Trip to Pumpkin Paradise in Sublette, Kansas from 10:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. $6.00 per student/Adult. *Parents who have completed Protecting God's Children are welcome to attend the field trip with their child. We will be taking the Sacred Heart bus on the field trip. A sack lunch is needed for all attending.
* Monday, October 23, 2017 Fire Department visit to Sacred Heart starting at 9:00 a.m. Smoke House Visit at 1:30 p.m.
Handwriting: Manuscript Sight Words
Religion: The Seven Sacraments, praying the rosary, preparing for First Reconciliation.
Reading: Knowledge Goals, Skill: Author's Purpose, Strategy: Text Structure, Review: Facts and Details/Cause & Effect
*Begin Book It Program - Please have your child read 20 minutes every night! At the end of the month, when the student meets their reading goal of 620 minutes for the month of October, they will receive a certificate for a Free personal pan pizza!
To redeem your free ebooks and audiobooks visit: amazon.com/bookit
Phonics/Spelling: Substitute Initial Phonemes, Phonics: r-controlled. Spelling: short vowels, consonant blends, short vowels (e,i,u) Vocabulary Skill: Unfamiliar Words Fluency: Accuracy and Appropriate Rate. Conventions: Nouns/Proper Nouns
Listening & Speaking: Give and Follow Instruction
Math: Topic 4 Working with Equal Groups (Students will be able to model repeated addition to write number sentences).
Social Studies: Heroes, Community Service
Science: Living Things/Environment
Welcome to the 2017/2018 School Year!
We will have a fun year of learning!
Second Grade will be making two Holy Sacraments this year!
Sunday, December 17, 2017 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
First Holy Communion Masses:
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 5:00 p.m. (English) and 7:00 p.m. (Spanish)
Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 9:00 a.m. (English) and 12:00 p.m. (Spanish)
Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 5:00 p.m. (English) and 7:00 p.m. (Spanish)
* The students of Sacred Heart are planning to make their First Holy Communion as a class on this date, Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the 5:00 p.m. mass.
Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 9:00 a.m. (English) and 12:00 p.m. (Spanish)