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Look for a parent preview book coming home on Wednesday, April 18th.  This an example of what the test will look like that your child will be taking.  It's important that your child gets enough sleep the night before, and eats a good breakfast.  I feel confident that we will do SUPERB!!!  We have been working so hard the past few weeks, and we are ready!!!

Field Day  

Field Day is coming up on May 1st, if it doesn't rain.  Your child will allowed to bring water or a sports drink.  He or she may also bring a towel or blanket to sit on, NO CHAIRS!  Sunglasses, hats, or sunscreen may be an option too.  I will be sending home more information later.

Beta Club Donations  

2nd grade is collecting soap for the M.A.T.S. shelter in town.  Please try and bring some in, for those in need!! The class with the most items brought in will get a sundae party!!

Relay for Life   

We are collecting money for the Relay for Life!!! You may make a donation in honor or in memory of someone, minimum $5.  We are also collecting quarters, for our "Quarterback Contest".  This money goes toward the Relay for Life also, in support of the American Cancer Association.  Please send in quarters only!!! The class with the most money gets a popcorn party!!

Prep for TCAP  

After Spring Break we will begin our preparation of the TCAP.  We will be reviewing skills we have learned all year, as well as introducing new things!!  Please reinforce good study habits and be sure to stress the importance of doing their best on the test!!! We will begin testing the week of the 24th of April!!!

Field Trip  

Don't forget our field trip is Thursday, April 5th!!! All money is due before Spring Break on Friday, March 23rd!!!

Parent Meeting  
There will be a parent meeting on August 16, 2011 at 6:00 p.m.  Mrs. Wallace and I will be doing this together to go over our rules, procedures, and expectations for the up and coming year for your child in second grade.

Study Spelling Words  
It is so important for your child to be studying spelling words at home.  We will have a spelling test every Friday.

Read Daily  
Your child should be reading his/her reading story every night.  It is very important, that he or she be reading on a 2nd grade level.  Make sure that you sign your child's folder each night for his/her reading assignment.