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2nd Grade Weekly Updates (5/14-5/18)

Our 2nd graders are doing a fantastic job as we start to head towards the final weeks of the school year! Religion In religion, the second graders learned how they are becoming more a part of the church after receiving First Holy Communion. We talked about being one body in the church, as well as, important leaders in our church. We also enjoyed praying the rosary during this special month of Mary! Math In math, the
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Great America Read to Succeed Tickets

The tickets for the children who completed the Great America Read to Succeed Reading Club have arrived and will be sent home this week via your child’s classroom teacher. Please note the dates listed on the vouchers for the eligible time frame to use the free admission passes as they expire before the end of summer. If for some reason, the voucher doesn’t makes it way home, please don’t hesitate to
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates (5/7-5/11)

Happy Mother’s Day to all our wonderful second grade moms! We hope you have a fun and relaxing weekend with your families! Religion In religion, the second graders reflected on their exciting First Communion Day experience. The second graders also did a wonderful job leading the school community in mass! We also enjoyed praying the rosary with our parent volunteers during this special month of Mary! Math In math, the
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates (4/30-5/4)

We are so proud of all the hard work our second graders have done to prepare for their First Holy Communion this weekend! Religion In religion, the second graders continued to review and prepare for their First Communion! We look forward to a wonderful weekend of celebrating all their hard work in preparing to receive this sacrament. We also had a blast celebrating Jesus Day on Friday with the students! **Please reme
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates (4/23-4/27)

The second graders were assigned an exciting Biography Project this week! Please continue to help your child manage his/her time throughout this activity! Religion In religion, the second graders continue to prepare for their First Communion! This week, the second graders had the chance to partner read “Jesus Gives Himself” as another way to review all that we have learned about this sacrament. This is the last weeke
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates (4/16-4/20)

The second graders celebrated Earth Day this week by learning about the many ways we can help protect our planet! Religion In religion, the second graders continue to prepare for their First Communion! We continued to learn about the parts of mass to prepare to receive the Body and Blood of Christ. We discussed how we should love and serve God in the world after we have celebrated Jesus at mass! Please help your chil
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Cross Painting!

The second graders had the opportunity to paint crosses as a special way to prepare for their First Communion!
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Geometry Fun!

Today, the second graders used their knowledge of shapes to create real life objects! Take a look at some creations!
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates (4/9-4/13)

The second graders did a great job getting back into the swing of things after a wonderful Spring Break! Religion In religion, the second graders continue to prepare for their First Communion! We discussed how we prepare to receive the Bread of Life by asking for forgiveness, thinking about Jesus’ love, and admitting we need to show more love like Jesus. We also reviewed how to receive the Body and Blood from the pri
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates (3/19 – 3/23)

2nd grade wrapped up Quarter 3 this week! We are so proud of all their growth and hard work throughout this year! We hope everyone has a safe and relaxing spring break! Religion In religion, the second graders continue to pray as a class and school community to reflect during this Lenten season and pray the Stations of the Cross. We also continue to prepare for First Communion as we learn how Jesus offers Himself to
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates (3/12 – 3/16)

Thank you to everyone who came to parent teacher conferences! We appreciate your continued support and enjoyed seeing all of you! Religion In religion, the second graders continue to pray as a school community during the Stations of the Cross. We also learned about the part of the mass where we offer our gifts and give thanks and praise to God for his love. Math In math, the second graders reviewed several concepts t
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2nd Grade Dino Exhibit!

We are so proud of the second graders’ hard work on their dinosaur projects! Thanks to everyone for coming! Make your own free photo slideshow  
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates (3/5-3/9)

The second graders were lucky to have an author visit from Jacqueline Davies, our school’s One Author One Community author! They had the chance to listen to her talk more about her book, “The Boy Who Drew Birds”!   Religion In religion, the second graders continue to pray as a school community during the Stations of the Cross. We also continue to learn about and prepare for First Communion, as the second graders get
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates (2/26-3/2)

The second graders had a great time celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday with a fun Thing 1 & Thing 2 craft and read aloud of “My Many Colored Days” and “Sneetches”! Religion In religion, the second graders continue to pray as a school community during our Stations of the Cross. We also began to learn about the different parts of the Mass and how we receive and celebrate the Eucharist. We discu
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Nonfiction Writing Celebration!

The second graders did a fantastic job creating their own nonfiction texts! Today, they got to share their work with their peers!
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Field Museum Adventures!

We had so much fun exploring at the Field Museum! The second graders were extremely lucky to have the opportunity to go “behind the scenes” to see how birds are prepared to go out into an exhibit and play with bugs! Make a slideshow
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates (2/20-2/23)

The second graders had a great time on their field trip to the Field Museum and learning about dinosaurs this week! Religion In religion, the second graders continue to learn about the season of Lent and reflect on what it means to make a sacrifice. We discussed the greatest sacrifice made by Jesus as we connect it to First Communion where we celebrate the Last Supper at Mass. We also prayed the Stations of the Cross
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Author Visits Last Week and Looking Forward to Our Next Author

What a wonderful week we had last week when we were fortunate to host two author visits. On Monday, author Tammi Sauer engaged and enthralled our K-2 students with her incredible storytelling. Children fell in love with her and her endearing new book character, Wordy Birdy. On Friday, bestselling children’s author Andrew Clements concluded our week by speaking with our 3rd-5th grade students. He delighted us as
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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Update

¡Hola! K Donde esta? Where is? We walked around the classroom finding the location of different objects and people! Also, we worked on an art project Donde esta el perrito? We hid the little dog under the bed! 1 Me gusta y no me gusta/I like and I don’t like Students enjoyed learning about how to express themselves when liking or disliking different food items.   2-3 Bueno y  malo/ Good and bad We covered
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates (2/12-2/116)

The second graders had an exciting week filled with an author visit from Tammi Sauer, a Valentine’s Day celebration, and the beginning of Lent! Religion In religion, the second graders reflected on their Reconciliation experiences and shared their excitement of moving forward to First Communion. This week, we discussed how Jesus promised us the gift of Himself at Communion and how we refer to the Eucharist as the Bod
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Monday’s Upcoming Author Visit with Tammi Sauer

Thanks to our friends at the Book Stall in Winnetka, picture book author Tammi Sauer will be coming to SFX the afternoon of Monday, February 12. Last week, I read Ms. Sauer’s newest book, Wordy Birdy, to our Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade students. They adored the zany book. Many asked how they could get a copy. I handed out order forms and told the students the forms needed to be back no later than Friday, Fe
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates (2/5-2/9)

Congratulations to our second graders on receiving the sacrament of Reconciliation! We hope everyone stayed warm and safe during these past couple snowy days! Religion In religion, the second graders did a wonderful job preparing and reviewing for the First Reconciliation! We are so proud of how hard they have worked and how much they have learned to become closer to God and their faith in order to receive this speci
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Fairytale Adaptation Celebration!

The second graders used the mentor text Little Red Riding Hood to create their own fairytale adaptation. Today, they shared their stories during our writing celebration!  
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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Update

¡Hola! Señorita Rocha IS ON TWITTER! Please follow me @srita_rocha. I will be posting videos and pictures every day! This past week we covered Semana de la Escuelas Catolicas. K-1-2 Students learned Spanish vocabulary while working on a coloring projecto: Dios/God, Faith/fe, My school/Mi escuela. Also, students drew themselves and then labeled their body parts and the colors they were wearing for the day! Home enrich
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates (1/29-2/2)

The second graders had so much fun celebrating Catholic Schools Week through our pep rally, community service project, fun dress down days, and much more! Thanks for a fantastic week of celebrating SFX! Religion In religion, the second graders continue to practice the Act of Contrition prayer and reviewing the steps for receiving the Sacrament of Reconciliation! First Reconciliation is next weekend so we encourage yo
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