October 9-13, 2017

A Note from Miss Geene

This week will be a busy week! We have our Pet Blessing at 2:30pm on the soccer field on Wednesday, October 11th. On Friday, October 13th, we have our Living Rosary at 9:30am. I hope many of you will be able to join us in blessing each pet and celebrating Our Lady of the Rosary.

Please remember to check the list for your child’s week to be our Snack Shack managers. This week our Snack Shack managers are Annelisa Fitz and Carter Schrenker. Snacks and the receipts must be brought in on Tuesday, October 10th. Thank you for supporting the sixth grade in their business endeavor.

Below is a list of the students who are on Honor Guard this week. If your student is participating, they must stay until the end. Please do not pick them up during car line unless I have been given a note. Thank you for your support!

Honor Guard Schedule

This Week in Class

4th Grade Math:  We will begin discussing multiplication of two to four digit numbers by one digit numbers. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

Math Practice Games

5th Grade Math: We will be discussing multiplication and division of whole numbers and decimals. Students can use the review games and math videos above to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.

6th Grade Reading:   This week the students will be focusing on expository writing to complete their in class The City of Ember final project. The projects will be presented in class on Friday, October 13th.

We will start our next novel, The Shakespeare Stealer by Gary Blackwood on Monday, October 16th. Please make sure to purchase or borrow the novel by this date.

 

 

The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, October 13th. The words are listed in the document below.

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6th Grade Religion: We will have our first Religion Test on Unit 1 on Thursday, October 12th. The students can use their notes, the Bible, and the textbook to study. Then, we will begin discussing Saint John Neumann.

6th Grade Science: We will continue discussing the types of plate tectonic boundaries and their effects on earth’s surface. We will discuss volcanoes and island formation. Students can use the videos attached below to help them study.

6th Math: We will discuss prime and composite numbers and prime factorization.

Reminders & Important Dates

October 9, 2017         No School

October 11, 2017        School Mass  (Dress Uniforms)

October 11, 2017     2:30pm Pet Blessing on the Soccer Field

October 13, 2017     9:30am Living Rosary on the Soccer Field

Please share the videos below with your student.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAHY6965o08

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfVNnk8FHcU

September 5, 2017

Dear Parents,
We hope that you had an enjoyable Labor Day weekend. We are refreshed, the children are also refreshed, we hope, and now we will continue what we had started earlier.
In Religious Education, the children will learn to develop positive attitudes about themselves, their families, and friends, by discovering and learning more about the many gifts, talents, and abilities God has provided to them and all mankind.
In Language Literacy we will start to learn uppercase and lower case letters. First we will work on letter recognition, then sounding and writing the letters.
In Mathematics, children will learn more about number characters, number words, then will make sets and count using one to one correspondence. Children will learn about primary colors, two dimensional shapes, and lines that they will use for writing strokes. They will also learn more about objects that are the same/alike and different.

Week 3 – September 4 to 7

Theme:
Discovering Me

Religion:
My Name is Special!
God made me. God loves me. God knows me by name!
(Isaiah 43:1-4)

Language and Literacy:
Letter of the week- T, t
Identify and write the child’s first name.

Mathematics:
Identify and Draw Shape – Circle
Number 2 – two
Color – Yellow

Books:
I Can See What God Does
Amazing Grace
“Take Care of Things” Edward Said
Clifford’s Good Deed

Important Dates to Remember:

September 21
PTO Meeting 5:30 Neglia Hall

September 25
2 PM Early Dismissal (ASP Available)

September 29 – 7:30-9:00
Coffee Break for parents of K4 & K5 students in the Library with the Principal

Your K4 Team: Mrs. Pasco and Mrs. Robinson

August 29, 2017

Dear Parents,

The first week has been a good one!  The K-4 children are getting to know each other,

learn where to look for things they need, and are trying their best to follow directions,

classroom rules and routines.  They have spoken about themselves, their favorite things,

and their families.

During your visit, please take a moment to look around your child’s classroom to see

what skills they are working on.

 

Week 2 – August 28 to September 1

Theme: Rules and Regulation

Religion: Gad Made Me Special

Language Literacy: Identify letters of their name and write. Letter of the week – Mm

Mathematics: Shape: SQUARE, Number: 1 ONE, Color: RED, Alike/Same and Different

Special Area Schedule: Monday: Spanish, Tuesday: Guidance and Music, Wednesday: Art,

Thursday: Library and Music, Friday: P.E.

 

Books: Me and My Family, God’s Creation, David and Goliath,

The Patchwork Quilt, I Love You Crazy,

 

Important Date to Remember:

Monday, September 4 – Labor Day/ No School

 

Team: Mrs. Elizabeth Pasco and Mrs. Pamela Robinson

 

 

 

Rising Second Grade Summer Reading and Supply list

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Below is my suggested summer reading list. Your child should read at least three picture books or one chapter book and fill out the attached worksheet for each book. In addition, I strongly suggest completing the 1st-2nd Grade Summer Bridge workbook.

 

Suggested Book List

 

Any Library Mouse books by Daniel Kirk

 

Any There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A..

books by Lucille Colandro

 

Stuart Little: Stuart at the Library by Susan Hill

 

Froggy Builds a Tree House by Jonathan London

 

Skippy Jon Jones: Class Action by Judy Schachner

 

Ron’s Big Mission by Rose Blue and Corrine J Naden

 

Any Frog and Toad books

 

Any Bernstein Bears books

 

Any Magic Tree House chapter books

 

Any Junie B. Jones chapter books

 

Any A-Z Mystery chapter books

 

 

 

 

Second Grade Reading Report by ______________________

                                                                             Student’s Name

 

Title:__________________________

Author: ________________________

 

Why did you like this book?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title:__________________________

Author: ________________________

 

Why did you like this book?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title:__________________________

Author: ________________________

 

Why did you like this book?

 

 

1 backpack without wheels

1 box of crayons (24 pack)

#2 pencils (2 boxes of 24),

3 glue sticks

1 pair scissors

4 PLASTIC folders (red, blue, green yellow)

  1. package of lose leaf paper (wide ruled)2 composition notebooks1 package of colored pencils1 SET EACH addition/subtraction flash cards (you can get this at the dollar store)1 hand sanitizer (pump Kind)1 box gallon Sandwich bags1 Antibacterial soap (pump kind)
  2. 1 box of quart sandwich bags
  3. 1 container of disinfectant wipes Clorox/Lysol
  4. 2 boxes of Kleenex
  5. 1 package (10) washable markers
  6. 1 rubber eraser
  7.   2 reams of copy paper
  8. 2 composition notebooks

    1 rubber eraser

    1 package of colored pencils

    1 package (10) washable markers

    1 SET EACH addition/subtraction flash cards (you can get this at the dollar store)

    2 boxes of Kleenex

    1 hand sanitizer (pump Kind)

    1 container of disinfectant wipes Clorox/Lysol

    1 box gallon Sandwich bags

    1 box of quart sandwich bags

    1 Antibacterial soap (pump kind)

     

 

May 29th – June 2nd

A Note From Mrs. Horabik

 

Can you believe it? It is the last week of school. Monday is no school in observance of Memorial Day. Friday is our last day. Dismissal will be at 11:30am.There is no aftercare. The awards ceremony is at 10:00 am. Just as a reminder, please remember to bring a snack this week. Thank you for the opportunity to teach your wonderful children! Have a healthy, fun summer and keep reading!

 

This Week In Class

Reading: We will read Now and Ben. We will be using context clues

Spelling/Vocabulary: No Spelling test this week

Social Studies: : We will study timelines..

Science: This week is all about dinosaurs.

Math: Students will learn about Multiplication

Religion: : This week we will learn about prayer

 

 

Reminders & Important Dates

Wednesday- Mass, 8:30 am (Mass uniforms)

Thursday- PE, uniforms and tennis shoes /Please bring a water bottle

Second Grade Supply List 2017-2018

Mrs. Shelli Horabik

shorabik@stpeterscatholicschool.org

 

Second Grade Supply List 2017-2018

Mrs. Shelli Horabik

shorabik@stpeterscatholicschool.org

 

 

1 backpack without wheels

1 box of crayons (24 pack)

#2 pencils (2 boxes of 24),

3 glue sticks

1 pair scissors

4 PLASTIC folders (red, blue, green yellow)

  • package of lose leaf paper (wide ruled)

2 reams of copy paper

2 composition notebooks

1 rubber eraser

1 package of colored pencils

1 package (10) washable markers

1 SET EACH addition/subtraction flash cards (you can get this at the dollar store)

2 boxes of Kleenex

1 hand sanitizer (pump Kind)

1 container of disinfectant wipes Clorox/Lysol

1 box gallon Sandwich bags

1 box of quart sandwich bags

1 Antibacterial soap (pump kind)

 

 

 

 

1035 Hampton Street Columbia, South Carolina 29201

803 252-8285 www.stpeterscatholicschool.org

 

 

 

May 22nd – 26th

A Note From Mrs. Horabik

   It is hard to believe we are down to the last two weeks of school. On Monday we will be going to our field trip to the South Carolina State Museum. Please bring a bag lunch. Please also be sure to be on time. Please do not forget our donations to Birthright. They are due by Friday. Thank you for all the help!

 

This Week In Class

Reading: This week we will read Two of Everything. We will concentrate on understanding characters.

Spelling/Vocabulary: This week’s spelling words are aim, snail, bay, braid, ray, always, gain, sly, chain, shy, bright and fright. The test will be Friday.

Social Studies: Students will learn about past heroes.

Science: This week students will finish up sounds and vibrations and begin talking about dinosaurs.

Math: Students will learn about Geometric Shapes.

Religion: This week we will learn about prayers and practices of our Faith.

 

 

Reminders & Important Dates

Wednesday- Mass, 8:30 am (Mass uniforms)

Thursday- PE, uniforms and tennis shoes /Please bring a water bottle

 

 

 

May 15th –May 19th

A Note From Mrs. Horabik

   This is another busy week. On Monday we will have our May procession and Rosary. There is a 2:00 pm dismissal. Please return all Progress Reports by Tuesday. Also if you have not returned your $8.00 and your field trip permission forms for the State Museum, please plan on having them in by Wednesday. Last don’t forget Friday is Field day and PHEP parent presentation.

 

This Week In Class

Reading: This week we will read Yeh Shen. We will concentrate on sequence of events.

Spelling/Vocabulary: This week’s spelling words are cow ,house, town, shout, down, mouse, found, loud, brown, ground, pound, and flower.

Social Studies: Students will learn about past heroes.

Science: This week students will talk about sounds and vibrations.

Math: Students will learn about Geometric Shapes.

Religion: This week we will learn about prayers and practices of our Faith.

 

 

Reminders & Important Dates

Wednesday- Mass, 8:30 am (Mass uniforms)

Thursday- PE, uniforms and tennis shoes /Please bring a water bottle

 

 

 

May 8th –May 12th

A Note From Mrs. Horabik

This week is full of activity. We will be going to practice for our Music Concert on Tuesday. Thursday night at 7Pm we will have our Spring Music Concert at Copenhaver Band Hall. On Monday May15, 2017 we will have our May procession and Rosary. Students that took First Communion may wear their First Communion Outfits.

This Week In Class

Reading: This week we will read The Dog that Dug for Dinosaurs. We will concentrate on fact and opinion.

Spelling/Vocabulary: No Spelling Test this week.

Social Studies: Students will learn about the Boston Tea party and the American Revolution.

Science: This week students will talk about comparing the volume of a liquid.

Math: Students will learn how to estimate time.

Religion: This week we will talk about following Jesus and the Ten Commandments.

 

 

Reminders & Important Dates

Wednesday- Mass, 8:30 am (Mass uniforms)

Thursday- PE, uniforms and tennis shoes /Please bring a water bottle

 

May 1st –May 5th

May 2, please go to MidlandsGives.org/stpeterscatholicschool. Thank you for your donation to the school.

A Note From Mrs. Horabik

It is hard to believe that it is already May! As we are nearing the last weeks of school please encourage your student to stay focused in class. Also please do your best to arrive on time each day . The class will be taking a field trip to the State Museum on May 22, 2017. Please look for permission slips to come home in their folders.

This Week In Class

Reading: This week we will read The Mysterious Tadpole. We will concentrate on conclusions.

Spelling/Vocabulary: The spelling words this week are root, crew, spoon, few, bloom, grew, room, you, stew, boost, scoop, and flew. The test will be on Friday.

Social Studies: Students will learn about the Boston Tea party and the American Revolution.

Science: : This week students will study the states of matter.

Math: : Students will learn to tell time and elapsed time.

Religion: : Students will learn to tell time and elapsed time.

 

 

Reminders & Important Dates

Wednesday- Mass, 8:30 am (Mass uniforms)

Thursday- PE, uniforms and tennis shoes /Please bring a water bottle

 

 

 

April 24th -28th

May 2, please go to MidlandsGives.org/stpeterscatholicschool. Thank you for your donation to the school.

A Note From Mrs. Horabik

I hope all of you had a wonderful Easter break! For those students participating in First Communion practice it is Wednesday at 6:00pm in the Church. Please continue focusing on math facts to 20 for both addition and subtraction.

 

This Week In Class

Reading: This week we will read From Seed to Plant. We will concentrate on cause and effect. Spelling/Vocabulary: The spelling words this week are tall, saw, dog, draw, call, fall, soft, paw, ball, yawn, log, and small. The test will be on Friday.

Social Studies: Students will learn about why colonist wanted freedom from Great Britain.

Science: This week students will study the properties of matter.

Math: Students will begin learning how to tell time.

Religion: This week we will focus on First Communion.

 

 

Reminders & Important Dates

Wednesday- Mass, 8:30 am (Mass uniforms)

Thursday- PE, uniforms and tennis shoes /Please bring a water bottle