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February 6-10

Hi Grade Two Families, The beginning of this week was ‘snow’ joke as the children enjoyed making snowmen and snow angels during recess time! Then, on Wednesday, they did a wonderful job [...]

January 30-February 3

Hello Grade Two Families, This week, our First Communion theme of ‘celebrating’ was very fitting as Grade Two had many things to celebrate! First, we celebrated the Lunar New Year by creating [...]

January 23-27

Hi Grade Two Families, Congratulations! You have successfully survived your first week of the First Communion Program! Thank you very much for all the dedication and commitment you have shown this [...]

January 16-20

Dear Grade Two Families, On Friday, we had a Dress Down day for Black Excellence Day. In class, we learned about Viola Desmond and how she sat down to stand up for equal rights! By refusing to change [...]

January 9-13

Hi Grade Two Families, It was so wonderful to see the class together again! They were buzzing with excitement to talk about their winter breaks and how they celebrated over the holidays. These [...]

January 2-6

Hi Grade Two Families, Happy New Year! I hope you had a joyous Christmas season filled with warmth and love! Thank you for your generous Christmas gifts, thoughtful cards, and kind greetings. I am so [...]

Reading Log

Dear Grade Two Families, Starting next week, your child will be taking home books to read and record in a reading log! This will be in addition to the weekly Home Reading passage that they have been doing. The goal of this is for enjoyment, confidence, and fluency in reading! It is highly recommended that […]

Overview (February to April)

Hi Grade Two Families, As we enter a new term, here is what we will be learning from now until April! It’s important that your child continues to read for 20 minutes every day. I also encourage them to practice adding and subtracting single-digit numbers (for speed of computation) as we will be working our […]

Home Reading

This term, Grade Two will be using the UFLI Foundations program. At the beginning of each week, your child will take home their Home Reading folder. In it, you will find a Family Letter highlighting the phonics skill we are focusing on for the week and word examples that feature this skill. At the end of the […]

Library Visits

This term, your children will now borrow two books from our school library to enjoy at home (instead of leaving one in the classroom). Please remember to bring back any library books before the following Friday.  To help your child select ‘just-right’ books, they can follow the five finger rule. This is a quick and easy […]

Star of the Week

Each week, our class will have a Star of the Week! This student will enjoy a week of sharing, public speaking, and being the Star! When it is your child’s turn to be the Star, you will be emailed in advance to help them prepare. As Star of the Week, your child will decorate a […]

Friday Letters

On Fridays, your child will be writing a letter to you to tell you what they have learned and done in school. You are welcome to write back to your child on the reverse side of the letter. Please keep the pages in the folder and return it to school before the following Friday. These […]

Agenda Books

The children have started using their agendas to record any reminders and assignments for the day. Please read and initial the book every day as well as check the front pocket for forms or notices that may be sent home. You are also welcome to write a note in your child’s agenda if you have […]

Every Day Ready

Students will be going outside every day for recess and lunch, rain or shine! Please dress appropriately for the weather. Your child can store their boots, jackets, and outside gear inside their lockers during the school day but are expected to bring these items home at the end of each day. Please make sure all […]