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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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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! (Week of 2/26-3/2)

Our second graders had a blast celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday this week! Religion In religion, the second graders continue to pray as a school community during our Stations of the Cross. We continue to reflect on our Lenten promises and how Jesus sacrificed Himself for us. We also began to learn about how Jesus gives us the gift of Himself during the Eucharist. Math In math, the second graders began to learn h
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2nd Grade Trip to the Field Museum!

2nd Grade had a fantastic time on their field trip to the Field Museum! We learned about dinosaurs and saw some real-life fossils being excavated in the lab. Thanks so much to Peggy McNamara for taking us behind the scenes to see live insects and so much more!   This free photo slideshow made with Smilebox
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2nd Grade Weekly Update! (Week of 2/20-2/23)

The second graders had a great time on their field trip to the Field Museum and learned a lot about dinosaurs this week! Religion In religion, the second graders continue to learn about the season of Lent and reflect on a different Station of the Cross each day as a class. We also prayed the Stations of the Cross as a whole school on Friday, as a Lenten tradition. Math In math, the second graders reviewed 3-digit and
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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 Update! (Week of 2/12-2/16)

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. We also discussed about the beginning of Lent, what this Lenten season means for us and the promises we hope to keep throug
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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 Update! (Week of 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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¡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 Update! (Week of 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 and Catholic education! 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 wee
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Six Flags Great America Read to Succeed Reading Program ends 2/5/18

Just a reminder Monday, February 5 is the last day for children to submit their reading logs for the Six Flags Read to Succeed Reading Program. This program is open to children in grades K-6. Any child who independently reads or is read to for 6 hours and completes the reading log will earn one free admission to Great America. Replacement reading logs are available if a child lost their original log. Logs can be turn
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2nd Grade Weekly Update! (Week of 1/22-1/26)

Our second graders had a great start to quarter 3 this week! Thanks to everyone who made it out to Open House and to celebrate the kick-off of Catholic Schools Week this weekend! Religion In religion, the second graders continue to practice the Act of Contrition prayer and reviewing the steps for receiving the Sacrament of Reconciliation! We also continue to discuss and examine the choices we make in our lives as we
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Upcoming Author Visit: 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. She will be speaking with our kindergarten, first, and second grade students and sharing some of her wonderful books including her newest, Wordy Birdy. She has written over 30 books for children and more information about this author can be found on her website. The Book Sta
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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Update

¡Hola! This past week we covered: K:  Mi Familia/ My Family We worked on learning about the family members that live with us by coloring a family tree. Home enrichment:  Ask your child to tell you what does papá mean if we forget to put the little dash on top of the second a (it means potato instead of daddy!)   1:Bueno Dias y Buenas Noches/ Good Morning and Good Night We completed a portfolio activity and an ar
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