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Mrs. Carter

June 4, 2018

We are into our final week of the 2017-2018 school year, with only 3 days left to go. I know that everyone is looking forward to summer, but it is bittersweet to wrap up the year with this wonderful group of students. I am so fortunate to work in this supportive community. I will be thinking of this class fondly over the summer, and look forward to seeing each of you in August as third graders and third grade parents!

 

  • If you signed up to bring something for our grade level party, please send it with your child on Tuesday or Wednesday morning. (Party is Wednesday.)  Thank you so much for donating and making this party possible!

 

15 Individual bags of chips- Jake/ Michael

Ketchup, mustard- Amelie

15 uncooked hotdogs- Evan/ Julianna

15 buns- Laney/ Daniel

15 water bottles- Sarina/ Mason

Dozen cookies- Ariana/ Kelli, Makinley

Sliced Watermelon- Colin

25 paper plates- Luke

25 paper napkins- Olivia

 

  • Here are a couple of things about the report cards coming home on Thursday to help you understand your student’s progress: Students are scored on a scale of 1-3. If your student scored a 1, I recommend reviewing frequently the skills that your child struggles with. Reading aloud will help build fluency for those who need to improve.

 

  • We do not have homework this week.

 

  • There are local summer reading programs enclosed in the homework folder. 

 

  • We need to have all library books turned in. Also, we still have some outstanding balances in the lunch room. I cannot send a report card home on Thursday if your student owes money on either account.

 

Important Dates at a Glance:

6/6- 2nd Grade Party

6/7- Last Day of School

(12:00 Noon Dismissal)

8/14- Back to School Bonanza

(9:00 AM)

       8/16- First day of 3rd Grade!

8/21- Back to School Night

(6:00-6:30 PM)

 

MEDICATION REMINDER

All medication and inhalers must be picked up from the school office by the last day of school, as none will be kept over summer vacation.  A medical authorization form is valid only for the school year during which it is submitted, therefore, if your child will need to take medication at school during the next school year, you will need to submit a new form from your child's doctor (Authorization to Administer Medication During School Hours) before the first day of school.

 

If you have read this final newsletter of the year, please have a fantastic summer!!!

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Book Report of the Month

This year your student will be given a book report each month within a specific genre. Please help your child choose a book to complete the report. 

 

September: Fantasy- a story including elements that are impossible such as talking animals or magical powers

October: Realistic Fiction- a story using made up characters but could happen in real life

November: Mystery- a suspenseful story about a puzzling event that is not solved until the end of the story

December: None

January: Traditional Literature- a story passed down from one group to another including folk-tales, legends, fairy tales, myths

February:Informational- texts that provide facts about a variety of topics such as sports, animals, science, history, careers

March: Biography- account of a person's life written by another person

April: Poetry- verse written to create a response of thought and feeling from the reader, often uses rhythm and rhyme

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Contacts:

Mrs. Katie Carter

carterk@mdusd.org

(925) 685-3834

RAZ-Kids Reading & Code.org

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Online ordering code: PVTYJ

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