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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! (Week of 9/17-9/21)

Thank you to everyone who made it out for Back to School Night! We loved sharing all the fun things that will be happening in second grade this year with you.  Religion This week, we continue to learn about the first sacrament of Baptism and how we are welcomed into the church. Fr. Rodlin began his weekly visits this week with us as well. The second graders enjoyed asking and answering questions from Father and getti
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Upcoming Author Visit for Grades 1-3

Through our partnership with the Book Stall, they are bringing us children’s  author/illustrator Jon Agee the afternoon of Tuesday, Oct. 2. I got a chance to meet Mr. Agee this summer at the national library conference and he is very engaging and fun so I am very excited that our students have the opportunity to meet him.  He will be talking with our 1st-3rd grade students.  Ms. Taubensee and I are collaboratin
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! (Week of 9/10-9/14)

We had a fantastic first FULL week of school! Our second graders continue to do a wonderful job practicing our routines and procedures! Religion This week, we learned about how God gives us new life in Baptism. We learned about the story of Adam and Eve and how the Original Sin is the result of their choices. We discussed how in Baptism the Original Sin is washed away and we meet Jesus to celebrate becoming part of G
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! (Week of 9/4-9/7)

Our second graders are off to a great start to the school year! We continue to practice routines and reinforce expectations and rules for the new school year. Religion This week, we learned about God’s gifts to us. We discussed what gifts are most special to us and shared prayers for all those in need them in our lives. We also discussed how Jesus is God’s greatest gift in which Jesus gives us new life and grace. Fin
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Welcome to 2nd Grade!

Welcome to Second Grade! 2018-2019 We had a fantastic first week back to school! I’ve really enjoyed getting to know each and every one of our new second graders these first few days. I look forward to a great year together with lots of learning and fun! Please make sure to check our class blog every week for important updates and reminders! You can also follow us @SFXStolberg on Twitter for quick snapshots throughou
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Your Class Blog Subscription

Thank you for subscribing to your child’s classroom blog for the 2018-2019 school year. Your subscription is now active and blog posts will automatically push to your email’s inbox the morning after any new posts are logged. You may also check blogs anytime on our website here. Please add office@sfx-school.org (blogs and Newsblast) and sfxschool@mail.vresp.com (SFX School News) to your contacts so that th
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Owl Diaries Author Coming to Evanston Public Library

I hope everyone is enjoying this lovely summer. I wanted to share with you that the author of the very popular Owl Diaries beginning reader series is coming to the Evanston Public Library on Friday, August 10 at 2:00 p.m. and all are welcome to attend. This series is very popular with our SFX 1st and 2nd grade students from last school year and I know many of them would love this rare chance to meet the author who is
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2nd Grade Summer Blog!

Thank you for such a fabulous second grade year! We will truly miss all of our second graders and hope they come back to visit us in the Fall!  Below you will find some ways to include reading, writing, and math into your child’s summer:  Reading – READ, READ, READ! Any and all books, such as chapter books, picture books, graphic novels, magazines, comic strips, cookbooks, etc. are great ways to encourage your
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2nd Grade Wax Museum 2018!

2nd Grade Wax Museum Thanks for all those who came out to visit our biography wax museum. Our second graders did an excellent job learning about their important people and how they changed the world!   Customize your own free slideshow design
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! (Week of 6/4-6/8)

Second grade had such a fun time at our end of the year picnic! Thank you to everyone who came to our Wax Museum on Monday! The second graders did a fantastic job! Religion In religion, the second graders discussed how the church celebrates God’s love! We reviewed how it is important to love God and others, obey the 10 commandments, and follow Jesus’ way of life. Math In math, we continued to learn about multiplicati
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Bike Safety Day

Bike Safety Day takes place tomorrow, June 4th at SFX! Fourth grade students will hear an informative presentation on Bike Safety. Second grade students should come to school with their bicycles and helmets tomorrow ready to take part in safety exercises in the school parking lot.
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! (Week of 5/29-6/1)

Second grade had a blast at field day this week! We look forward to seeing you all at our Wax Museum on Monday! Religion In religion, the second graders reviewed how to pray the rosary as we wrapped up the month of Mary, mother of the church. We also began reviewing the prayers we have learned throughout this year and reflected upon our love for God. Math In math, we wrapped up our money unit. Next week, we will prac
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Today’s Bike Safety Day Postponed

Today’s Bike Safety Day event in 2nd and 4th grades has been rescheduled due to the poor weather forecast. This event has now moved to Monday, June 4th. Please make a note of this new date on your calendar. Thank you!
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! (Week of 5/21-5/25)

The second graders continue to work hard during these final weeks! We hope you all enjoy the long Memorial Day weekend! Religion In religion, the second graders learned more about Mary, our Mother of the Church. We discussed how she cares for us like she cares for Jesus. We also enjoyed praying the rosary with our parent volunteers during this special month of Mary! Math In math, we review time concepts and learned a
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! (Week of 5/14-5/18)

Our 2nd graders are doing a fantastic job wrapping up these final weeks of the school year!  Religion In religion, we reviewed the parts of mass and prepared to lead mass again next Tuesday. We also enjoyed praying the rosary with our parent volunteers during this special month of Mary! Math In math, the second graders worked on telling time the nearest 5 minutes, hour and half hour. We reviewed with some games to wr
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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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First Holy Communion 2018!

Congratulations once again to our second graders on receiving their First Holy Communion! We are so proud of all of you!   Another free photo slideshow by Smilebox
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! (Week of 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! (Week of 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! (Week of 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 assignment! Religion In religion, the second graders continue to prepare for their First Communion! This week, the second graders had the chance to create pamphlets as another way to review all that we have learned about this sacrament. This is the last weekend your child ca
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! (Week of 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. Please help your child complete the Celebration of the Eucharist Autograph Sheet by attending mass over the weekend to c
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! (Week of 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 learned about the different parts of mass and how we ce
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! (Week of 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! (Week of 3/12-3/16)

Thank you to everyone who came to parent teacher conferences and our dinosaur exhibit this week! We appreciate your continued support and enjoyed seeing all of you! Religion In religion, the second graders continue to pray as a class community to reflect during this Lenten season and pray the Stations of the Cross. We also prayed for peace as a school community and discussed how we all need to send positive thoughts
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! (Week of 3/5-3/9)

Second grade enjoyed our author visit from author, Jacquline Davies this week! We continue to enjoy reading her book, The Lemonade War, for our class read aloud story. 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 excited for their upcoming retreat this weekend
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