Monday, December 10, 2018


What’s happening in 2nd grade
with Mrs. Groose?
December 10-14

Religion- This week we will continue to talk about confession and forgiveness. The kids had the chance to talk with Father last week. He reminded them all he does look for them at mass and they should be going to mass to get ready for First Communion.
Reading -We will start reading the play The Story of Baby Jesus. This week they will get their parts and start practicing. They will also start making their puppets. You are welcome to come watch the play the day of the Christmas party, December 20. We will start at 9:30.
Spelling- We are on unit 17. We will have a test on Friday. There is a great website to go with our spelling book, it is www.eduplace.com/kids. The spelling words are on the back of the newsletter.
Social Studies We will be learning about different symbols of the United States.
Science We will finish up chapter 5. We have a test on Thursday.
Math We will finish up regrouping. Test on Friday.
English-We will finish the Christmas tree writing assignment, Pick a Pine.

Other Information
*I will post this newsletter on the website each week. www.Oloscougars.org
*If you have questions feel free to email me at pLgroose@gmail.com or call me at school and I will get back to you as soon as possible.
*The Second grade Classroom basket for Italian Feast will be a gift card theme. I would like each student to try a get a business to donate a $5 or $10 gift card. It could be a car wash, store, food, movie theater card, etc.. If you would like you can send in $5 instead. Thank you
*I will be having a Polar Express Day for my class on December 18. On this Day the kids can wear PJ's to school. We will do fun activities, eat snacks, and watch a movie.
*I will have a sub on Wednesday. We've had some trouble in the past with students being disrespectful to the sub and not listening. I have talked to them, but please remind them how we should act towards the teacher in charge. Thank you!
Important Dates
December 18 Santa Store and Polar Express Day
First Confession will be during Lent
May 5 at 12:00 First Communion

Monday, December 3, 2018


December 3-7

Religion- We will go over to church to practice for mass this week. We will also be learning about Advent and St. Nicholas.
Reading -We will be reading the story Pumpkin Fiesta p. 394-419. They will bring their books home on Thursday to read with you. Please sign their slip. Test on Friday.
Spelling- We are on unit 16. We will have a test on Friday. There is a great website to go with our spelling book, it is www.eduplace.com/kids. The spelling words are on the back of the newsletter.
Social Studies We will be learning about freedom and early leaders.
Science We will learn ways the Earth changes slowly and quickly.
Math We will continue to learn about regrouping.
English-We have a test on Tuesday over nouns. Then we will start a Christmas tree writing assignment.

Other Information
*I will post this newsletter on the website each week. www.Oloscougars.org
*If you have questions feel free to email me at pLgroose@gmail.com or call me at school and I will get back to you as soon as possible.
*The Second grade Classroom basket for Italian Feast will be a gift card theme. I would like each student to try a get a business to donate a $5 or $10 gift card. It could be a car wash, store, food, movie theater card, etc.. If you would like you can send in $5 instead. Thank you
*Please send in one snack to share with the class.


Important Dates
December 18 Santa Store
December 20 @9:30 before the parties start we will put on our class puppet show about the birth of Jesus. You are welcome to join us.
First Confession will be during Lent
May 5 at 12:00 First Communion

Monday, November 19, 2018


November 26-30

Religion- Mass parts were sent home before Thanksgiving break, please practice with your child. We have mass next week. This week we will be learning about forgiveness.
Reading -We will be reading the story Watermelon Day p. 366-388. They will bring their books home on Thursday to read with you. Please sign their slip. Test on Friday.
Spelling- We are on unit 15. We will have a test on Friday. There is a great website to go with our spelling book, it is www.eduplace.com/kids. The spelling words are on the back of the newsletter.
Social Studies We will be learning about early Americans.
Science We will start learning about the Earth.
Math We will learn about regrouping.
English-We will finish up learning about nouns. We will have a test next Tuesday.

Other Information
*I will post this newsletter on the website each week. www.Oloscougars.org
*If you have questions feel free to email me at pLgroose@gmail.com or call me at school and I will get back to you as soon as possible.
*The Second grade Classroom basket for Italian Feast will be a gift card theme. I would like each student to try a get a business to donate a $5 or $10 gift card. It could be a car wash, store, food, movie theater card, etc.. If you would like you can send in $5 instead. Thank you
*Please send in one snack to share with the class.


Important Dates
December 18 Santa Store

Monday, November 12, 2018


November 12-16

Religion- This week we will learn about sin and free will.
Reading -We will be reading the story The Secret Lives of Trees. No Test.
Spelling- We are on unit 14. We will have a test on Friday. There is a great website to go with our spelling book, it is www.eduplace.com/kids. The spelling words are on the back of the newsletter.
Social Studies We will start learning about past, present, and future.
Science We will finish up habitats. They will have a test on Thursday.
Math We will finish up learning about graphs. Test on Wednesday. Then we will start learning about adding tens and ones.

Other Information
*I will post this newsletter on the website each week. www.Oloscougars.org
*If you have questions feel free to email me at pLgroose@gmail.com or call me at school and I will get back to you as soon as possible.
*The Second grade Classroom basket for Italian Feast will be a gift card theme. I would like each student to try a get a business to donate a $5 or $10 gift card. It could be a car wash, store, food, movie theater card, etc.. If you would like you can send in $5 instead. Thank you




Important Dates
November 14 Muffins with mom
November 20 Field trip

Monday, November 5, 2018


November 5-9

Religion- The kids did GREAT at mass Thursday. Thank you for working with them at home on their parts. Our next mass will be December 5. I will be getting mass parts together. We will continue learning about the Ten Commandments.
Reading -We will be reading the story Lemonade For Sale p. 254-275 They will bring their books home to read to you on Thursday. Test on Friday.
Spelling- We are on unit 13. We will have a test on Friday. There is a great website to go with our spelling book, it is www.eduplace.com/kids. The spelling words are on the back of the newsletter.
Social Studies We will finish up unit 3. They will have a test on Friday.
Science We will continue learning about different habitats.
Math We will learn about circle graphs, line plots, and Venn diagrams this week.

Other Information
*I will post this newsletter on the website each week. www.Oloscougars.org
*If you have questions feel free to email me at pLgroose@gmail.com or call me at school and I will get back to you as soon as possible.
*The Second grade Classroom basket for Italian Feast will be a gift card theme. I would like each student to try a get a business to donate a $5 or $10 gift card. It could be a car wash, store, food, movie theater card, etc.. If you would like you can send in $5 instead. Thank you




Important Dates
Thursday is picture retake day.
November 14 Muffins with mom
November 20 Field trip

Thursday, October 25, 2018


October 29- November 2

Religion- This week we have mass three days. Our class will be in charge of mass on Thursday. We will also continue learning about the Ten Commandments.
Reading -We will be reading the story Mr. Putter and Tabby Fly the Plane p. 194. They will bring their books home to read to you on Thursday. Test on Friday.
Spelling- We are on unit 11. We will have a test on Friday. There is a great website to go with our spelling book, it is www.eduplace.com/kids. The spelling words are on the back of the newsletter.
Social Studies We will start learning about transportation and communication.
Science We will be learning about different habitats.
Math We will continue learning about graphs.

Other Information
*I will post this newsletter on the website each week. www.Oloscougars.org
*If you have questions feel free to email me at pLgroose@gmail.com or call me at school and I will get back to you as soon as possible.
*Don't forget turkey's are due back Friday.




Important Dates
November 5 No School
November 14 Muffins with mom
November 20 Field trip

Friday, October 19, 2018

Field Trip Information

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On November 20 we will be going to the movies, Pizza Hut, and to make an ornament.