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Card Game Friday – Pyramid

Hi Grade Two Families! We played a different kind of game on Friday – Pyramid! It required us to put the cards in a pyramid shape and then look for cards that add up to 10. This card game can [...]

Week of February 19 – 24

Hi Grade Two Families! The snow made another appearance! It also looks like it is sticking around for the rest of the week. Please make sure your child is dressed appropriately for the weather. [...]

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 12-16

Hi Grade Two Families! Happy Family Day! I hope you had a wonderful long weekend in the beautiful sunshine! We begin the Lenten season this week with Ash Wednesday. In class, we have been learning [...]

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 4-9

Hi Grade Two Families! We completed the first half of the First Communion Program! Congratulations! Your dedication and commitment to the program is truly appreciated, and certainly makes an impact [...]

CARD GAME FRIDAY – ELEVATOR

Hello! We played a new game called Elevator on Friday. While they were initially confused by the title, it became pretty clear after that it was called Elevator because the cards have to go either in [...]

WEEK OF JANUARY 29-FEBRUARY 3

Hi Grade Two Families, Thank you for doing the Reading Activity! The students did a great job on their first one. I explain to the students how to answer the next activity in class, so if you need [...]

CARD GAME FRIDAY – EVEN OR ODD?

Hi Grade Two Families! This week we practiced our even and odd skills by playing a game called Even or Odd? It involved some memory skills as well. I was often asked, “If I have the same cards, [...]

WEEK OF JANUARY 22-27

Hi Grade Two Families, We have quite the exciting week up ahead! We start off Monday with the rollout of our C.A.R.E. program. It is our positive behaviour program that will affirm and encourage [...]

CARD GAME FRIDAY – SEVENS

Hello Grade Two Families! We played a new game called Sevens this week. It was easy to learn but we needed to have a good eye on the cards. Happy playing! Miss Ramirez

WEEK OF JANUARY 15 – 20

Hi Grade Two Families, It was wonderful to see the students back after two weeks. We had a lot of fun guessing who did what on the break! It sounds like we all enjoyed our time off. Thank you very [...]

WEEK OF JANUARY 8 – 13

Hello Grade Two Families! Happy New Year! I hope you all had a restful holiday full of family, food and faith-related festivities. I wish all of you abundant blessings for the upcoming year. I have a [...]

WEEK OF DECEMBER 18 – 22

Hi Grade Two Families, It is the last week of school before Christmas break! It is hard to believe we are at this point of the year – time flies by so quickly! A big thank you to all families [...]

WEEK OF DECEMBER 11 – DECEMBER 15

Dear Grade Two Families, The are two weeks left in the school year and you can already feel the excitement for Jesus’ coming. As Advent has begun, you can find the Advent wreath, our Advent [...]

WEEK OF DECEMBER 4 – DECEMBER 8

Hi Grade 2 Families, Happy Advent! It is hard to believe that it is already December! We have spent the last three months together getting to know one another, learning and exploring new things [...]

CARD GAME FRIDAY – SLAPJACK

Hi Grade Two Families, We played the much anticipated game of Slapjack last Friday! Not to worry, all players were gentle with their slaps. Happy playing! Miss Ramirez

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 27 – DECEMBER 1

Hi Grade Two Families! All week long we have been talking about Thomas, the school’s sponsor child gearing up for the dress down day on Friday. We read about his family, where he lives, where [...]

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 20-24

Hi Grade Two Families! I believe my draft of this week’s blog was accidentally published, so I apologize for any confusion it may have caused. Although I’m sure we would all love another [...]

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 13 – NOVEMBER 17

Hi Grade Two Families, I hope you had a relaxing long weekend! They certainly seem to go by so quickly! We have a short week ahead but we are still sure to have some fun. We will be wrapping up our [...]

CARD GAME FRIDAY – OLD MAID

Hi Grade Two Families, Here is the card game we played last Friday. There are tons of variations to play the game, but this is how we played it. Happy playing! Love, Miss Ramirez

NOVEMBER 6 – NOVEMBER 10

Hi Grade Two Families, We had quite the exciting week at the school! We started the week with Halloween. We dressed up in costumes, played Halloween games, and definitely ate some treats. We also [...]

OCTOBER 30 – NOVEMBER 3

Hi Grade Two Families! It was so great to see you at last Friday’s Parent-Teacher Discussion. I am thankful for the opportunity to speak with all of you and share all the wonderful ways your [...]

WEEK OF OCTOBER 23 – OCTOBER 27

Hi Grade Two Families, I hope you had a wonderful long weekend! The staff spent their Friday and Saturday at the Vancouver Convention Centre attending a conference with tons of other teachers! It was [...]

WEEK OF OCTOBER 16 – 20

Hi Grade Two Families! Thank you to all the families that have signed up for Class Dojo! Just a few more families need to sign up, and then I can begin sharing! This will be the way I will [...]

CARD GAME FRIDAY – ROLLING STONE

Hello Grade 2 Families! Last Friday we played Rolling Stone. It was a brand new game for all of us! It got us really thinking about the suits on the cards and what kind of shapes are on it. Happy [...]

Toilet Paper Rolls

Hi Grade Two Families! For an upcoming Moving Objects activity, we will be needing some empty toilet paper, paper towel or wrapping paper rolls. Please start collecting them at home and bring them to [...]

OCTOER 9 – OCTOBER 13

Hi Grade Two Families, Happy Thanksgiving!! I hope you had a food-filled weekend full of memorable time spent with your families and loved ones. I am thankful for all you and the support you give [...]

Card Game Friday- Go Fish

Here is the card game from last Friday! It’s an oldie but a goodie for sure!¬†This week the children got to explore playing in bigger groups and practiced turn taking. They were all good [...]

OCTOBER 2 – OCTOBER 6

Hi Grade Two Families, Just like that it’s already October! It’s quite hard to believe! A big, big thank you to all those who volunteered at this year’s Walkathon! It’s always [...]

Home Reading

Hello Parents, Your child brought home his/her first home reading assignment today. Here are just a few reminders for you: Your child will bring home a reading booklet and communication booklet in [...]

SEPTEMBER 25 – SEPTEMBER 29

Hi Grade Two Families, I hope you were able to enjoy the sunny weekend! This past Friday, the students wrote their first Friday Letters! You are encouraged to please write a note back either on the [...]

CARD GAME FRIDAY – SNAP

Hi Grade Two Families, Here is the card game we played last Friday – Snap! Happy playing! Miss Ramirez ūüôā

SEPTEMBER 18 – SEPTEMEBER 22

Hi Grade Two Families, This past week we talked about the Archdiocesan theme of “Care for Everyone in Our Common Home.” Our focus for this month is on kindness and we talked about the [...]

CARD GAME FRIDAY

Happy Friday Grade 2 Families! Fridays are an exciting time for the Grade 2’s because on Fridays we have Card Game Friday! The students are taught how to play a card game and then practice it [...]

SEPTEMBER 11 – SEPTEMBER 15

Hi Grade Two Families! It was a wonderful first week getting to know the new Grade 2s! They have adjusted welll to the different routines in Grade 2 and to the new classroom. Even though sometimes, [...]

WELCOME TO GRADE 2!

Hi Grade Two Families! Welcome back to school! I hope you all had a wonderful summer vacation. I am thrilled to get to know your children this year and do a whole lot of learning and growing [...]

Act of Contrition

This is the Act of Contrition the children will be saying before their First Confession. A copy was sent home today. Please practice it with your child as they will have to recite it by memory by next week.

Examination of Conscience

Hi Grade Two Families, We talked about our conscience being a gift from God to help us decide wrong from right. Before we enter into the Sacrament of Confession, it is helpful to examine our conscience to know where we have sinned and what we can do better. The children were sent home with a […]