2nd Grade Weekly Newsletter & Spelling List

2nd Grade Newsletter  January 27th  – January 31st


***Sunday January 26th – Prayer Service to Kickoff Catholic Schools Week – 6PM – SMS (Please join us and donate a non-perishable item for the needy)***


Spelling : words with -ar-  (Test Friday)

Reading : The Signmaker’s Assistant (Test Friday)

English : commas  (Quiz Friday)

Religion Petitions and Intercessions ; Chapter 12 review (Test Thursday) ; “giving things up”

Math : models and algorithms with subtracting ; addition and subtraction operations

Social Studies : environment, renewable and nonrenewable resources ; nature and weather

Writing : lower case v and z   ;  Upper Case A,O,D,&C


Upcoming: Catholic Schools Week

1/27 – Movie Monday – Students may dress in “lounge wear” – SMS asks for donations of new or gently used blankets for the needy. Thank you!

1/28 – Technology Tuesday – Students may bring personal devices for approved gaming. Wear your favorite team tee-shirt. Regular Uniform Only – No P-NUT Pass or Birthday Dress Down on this day.

1/29 – Walking Wednesday – Walk-a-thon – Students are asked by SMS to donate new or gently used socks, shoes, and/or boots. As always, Thank You! – Students may wear a “Team T-Shirt” on this day. 

1/30 – Thank You! Thursday!! – MASS 1PM w/ NDHS – dress formal

1/31 – Fiesta Friday – Taco Tasting and Mariachi 


Looking Ahead:

Social Studies “World Around Us”  vocabulary test – (See Paper that Mrs. Shaffer sent home) – February 5th

MAP Testing – February 6th, 13th, and 18th


*Tech Day / Snow Day Packet (Manila Envelope) and it’s contents (finished work, not-yet-used work) should remain in your child’s backpack when it is not being worked-on. We will add to it as time progresses. Thank you!*

*** Wake up to a Tech Day / Snow Day? Check for Daily Assignments on Google Classroom.  We have reviewed with 2nd Grade Students the process of logging-in to Google Classroom, and they are aware that both digital and paper assignments are expected to be returned on time.***


List Words :

  1. car
  2. dark
  3. arm
  4. star
  5. park
  6. yard
  7. party
  8. hard
  9. farm
  10. start
  11. part
  12. spark
  13. art
  14. jar
  15. carpet
  16. apartment
  17. because


Update : During 3rd 9-weeks, student work without a name will result in 5 points deducted from that grade. A sentence not beginning with a capital letter results in 2 point deducted. A sentence sans an end mark results in 2 points deducted.

➡ If a child reads, they succeed. It’s that simple!

We suggest at least 30 minutes of quiet, attentive reading per day.

The 2nd graders can keep improving with Accelerated Reading. You might find that books you have in your home collection qualify for AR points. Check their status and point value here : http://www.arbookfind.com/UserType.aspx

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107 East Pike Street
Clarksburg, WV 26301
Tel.: 304-622-9831