December 18th-20th

A Note From Mrs. Horabik                                             

Christmas break is here already! I just wanted to remind you that Wednesday, December 20, 2017 we have an early dismissal at 11:20 am. There is no aftercare that day. Your students are truly a joy to teach and they are a blessing in my life. I am so proud of the progress that they have made this year and look forward to the growth they will have in 2018. I wish you all very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

 

This Week In Class

Reading: This week we will read Christmas Stories. We will talk about the true meaning of Christmas.

 

Spelling/Vocabulary: no spelling test

 

Social Studies: How do families celebrate Christmas?

 

Science: This week we will learn about rocks. How can we classify rocks?

 

Math: Students will work on 2 digit subtraction.

 

Religion: This week we will talk about Christmas. What is the true meaning of Christmas

 

Reminders & Important Dates

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

 

December 11th -15th

A Note From Mrs. Horabik               

This is going to be an exciting fun filled week. On Thursday, we will have our music program in Neglia Hall at 7:00pm. Please have students in Neglia Hall at 6:30pm. On Friday, December 15,2017, you may drop off items for the Angels In the Vista Auction between 7:30am and 1:00pm in the school Library. All donations are greatly appreciated! As we head closer to Christmas break, I look forward to another week of Advent filled with love, peace, joy  and hope.

 

This Week In Class

Reading: This week we will read Christmas Stories. We will talk about the true meaning of Christmas.

 

Spelling/Vocabulary: This week’s spelling words are Jesus, Mary, bag, gift, toys, cookie, milk, Santa, Mrs. Claus, North Pole , candy cane, boots, and ho, ho,ho. The test will be on Friday.

 

Social Studies: We will be studying Bethlehem.

 

Science: This week we will learn about rocks. How can we classify rocks?

 

Math: Students will work on 2 digit subtraction.

 

Religion: This week we will talk about Christmas. What is the true meaning of Christmas?

 

Reminders & Important Dates

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

 

 

 

 

December 4th -8th

A Note From Mrs. Horabik                                                

It is hard to believe we are in the first week of December! This week we will be celebrating the Feast of Saint Nicholas. We will be making shoes for the special day!  On Thursday we will be having the Strength and  Movement Parent Presentation  at 12:45 pm in Neglia Hall . Hope to see you there! On Friday, we will be going to see “Twas the Night before Christmas” at the Koger Center. We will leave at 8:00am so be sure to get to school on time. We will also be celebrating the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. We will attend Mass at 12:00pm on Friday. Please wear Mass uniforms. I am looking forward to a fantastic week!

 

This Week In Class

Reading: This week we will read Schools around the World. We will talk about the main idea and details.

 

Spelling/Vocabulary: This week’s spelling words are free, teach, teeth, please, beach, wheel, team, speak, sneeze, sheep, meaning, and weave. The test will be on Friday.

 

Social Studies: We will be studying Saint Nicholas. What did Saint Nicholas do?

 

Science: Students will learn about changes of the Earth. We will learn about the effects of an Earthquake.

 

Math: Students will work on 2 digit addition.

 

Religion: This week we will talk about Saint Nicholas. How did Saint Nicholas help others?

 

Reminders & Important Dates

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

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

 

 

 

November 27th-December 1st

A Note From Mrs. Horabik                                                   

I hope everyone had a healthy and happy Thanksgiving! We are going to be hard at work this week. We will work on finishing our Service project. I know that the Leisure Center will be really excited about this surprise! Please make sure to send in a water bottle daily with your student. I look forward to a productive week!

 

This Week In Class

Reading: This week we will read Ah, Music. We will talk about fact and opinion.

 

Spelling/Vocabulary: This week’s spelling words are pray, wait, paint, train, pail, clay, tray, plain, stain, hay ,gray and away. The test will be on Friday.

 

Social Studies: We will be studying Native Americans. What kind of houses did the first Native Americans build?

 

Science: Students will learn about changes of the Earth. We will learn about the effects of a Tsunami and Earthquakes.

 

Math: Students will work on regrouping.

 

Religion: This week we will talk about Advent. What does each candle stand for?

 

Reminders & Important Dates

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

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

 

 

November 20th-24th

A Note From Mrs. Horabik                         

I want to take a moment to express how truly grateful I am to have the opportunity to teach your children. It is truly a blessing in my life. This week students will read their “Thankful” paragraphs on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 1:30pm. All parents are invited to attend. On Wednesday, November 22, 2017 starts our Thanksgiving Break. I am wishing everyone a wonderful and blessed holiday!

 

This Week In Class

Reading: This week we will read Click Clack Moo; Cows that type. We will talk about coming to a conclusion.

 

Spelling/Vocabulary: This week’s spelling words are hens, eggs, ducks, bikes, boxes, wishes, ,names, bells, stamps, dishes, and grapes. The test will be on Friday.

 

Social Studies: We will be studying Native Americans. What kind of houses did the first Native Americans build?

 

Science: Students will learn about changes of the Earth. What is erosion?

 

Math: Students will work on place value. Is it ones, tens or 100’s?

 

Religion: This week we will talk about how Jesus cares for us.

 

 

Reminders & Important Dates

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

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

 

 

 

November 13th -17th

A Note From Mrs. Horabik                                   

We are already in the middle of November! This week we will have early dismissal on Monday at 2:00pm. Aftercare will be available. I wanted to say thank you to all students that took part in our traditions presentation last week. It was so interesting to find out about each tradition and how we have such unique and wonderful families here at St. Peter’s!  Finally,we have started to learn basic strokes in cursive writing. The Second Graders are very excited about learning to write in cursive.  I appreciate all the hard work the Second Graders have done and I hope everyone has a blessed week!

 

This Week In Class

Reading: This week we will read Click Clack Moo; Cows that type. We will talk about coming to a conclusion.

 

Spelling/Vocabulary: This week’s spelling words are hens, eggs, ducks, bikes, boxes, wishes, ,names, bells, stamps, dishes, and grapes. The test will be on Friday.

 

Social Studies: We will be studying Native Americans. What kind of houses did the first Native Americans build?

 

Science: Students will learn about changes of the Earth. What is erosion?

 

Math: Students will work on place value. Is it ones, tens or 100’s?

 

Religion: This week we will talk about how Jesus cares for us.

 

 

Reminders & Important Dates

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

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

 

 

 

November 6th -10th

A Note From Mrs. Horabik        

I am so proud of all the hard work that the Second Graders put in these nine weeks. The students did an excellent job on All Saints Day. This week we are going to talk about traditions. Each student will be prepared to talk about and/or show an item they want to share about their family traditions. I look forward to a wonderful week!

 

This Week In Class

Reading: This week we will read Jellies: The Life of a Jellyfish. We will work on fact and opinion.

 

Spelling/Vocabulary: This week’s spelling words are I’m, don’t, isn’t, can’t, we’ll, it’s, I’ve, didn’t ,you’re, that’s, wasn’t, and you’ve. The test will be on Friday.

 

Social Studies: We will be studying traditions and legends. What is one of your family traditions? On Thursday please be prepared to share a family tradition.

 

Science: Students will learn about pushing and pulling. Are you pushing the door open or pulling the door open?

 

Math: Students will work on place value. Is it ones, tens or 100’s?

 

Religion: This week we will talk about how Jesus calls us to do his work..

 

 

Reminders & Important Dates

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

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

 

 

 

October 30th –November 3rd

A Note From Mrs. Horabik                   

This is going to be an exciting week. Please have your child wear their Saints Day costume on November 1, 2018. We will be processing down with Father Linsky for Mass. All parents are welcome! Also on November 1, 2018, your child’s Saint’s projects are due. We will be presenting them in class. Finally, just a reminder that Parent/Teacher conferences are on Friday, November 3, 2017. I look forward to seeing all of you!
This Week In Class

Reading: This week we will read How Chipmunk Got his Stripes. We will work on understanding characters.

 

Spelling/Vocabulary: This week’s spelling words are liked, using, riding, chased, spilled, ,closed, hoping, baked, hiding, standing, and asked. The test will be on Friday.

 

Social Studies: We will be studying Ellis Island. What is Ellis Island?

 

Science: Students will learn about pushing and pulling. Are you pushing the door open or pulling the door open?

 

Math: Students will work on place value. Is it ones, tens or 100’s?

 

Religion: This week we will talk about All Saint’s Day.

 

 

Reminders & Important Dates

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

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

 

October 23rd -27th

A Note From Mrs. Horabik

It is hard to believe this is the last week of the first quarter. It has gone so quickly. I am proud of the work and progress second graders have shown so far and it will be exciting to see their continued growth this year. This week we have an early dismissal on Monday at 2:00pm. Aftercare is available. On Friday, October 27, 2017, there is no school for students due to a teacher in-service day.  Finally, I wanted to let you know that students will wear their Saints Costumes to Mass on November 1,2017 and will process down the aisle with Father Linsky. All parents are welcome!
This Week In Class

Reading: This week we will read Fall stories. We will work on Reading comprehension.

 

Spelling/Vocabulary: No Spelling test this week

 

Social Studies: We will be studying Immigration. Who are immigrants?

 

Science: Students will learn about pushing and pulling. Are you pushing the door open or pulling the door open?

 

Math: Students will work on proficiency in addition and subtraction. Do you know your Math facts to 20?

 

Religion: This week we will talk about how Jesus is faithful.

 

 

Reminders & Important Dates

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

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

 

 

 

October 16th-20th

A Note From Mrs. Horabik

It is already the middle of October! Last week I sent home information on the Saint Project. If you need to borrow a robe, there are some here at the school. Please let me know as soon as possible. Please check your child’s take home folders nightly. Some students are bringing back papers from the previous day. I look forward to a productive week!

 

This Week In Class

Reading: This week we will read Super Storms. We will study story structure.

 

Spelling/Vocabulary: This week’s spelling words are dish, chest, such, thin, push, shine, chase, white, while, these and flash. The test will be on Friday. There will also be a bonus word. This word will not count against their grade but will help focus on what we have been working on throughout the week.

 

Social Studies: We will be studying Immigration. Who are immigrants?

 

Science: Students will learn about reading maps. What do the points on the Compass Rose stand for?

 

Math: Students will work on choosing the correct operation. Should I add or subtract?

 

Religion: This week we will talk about celebrating Ordinary Time.

 

 

Reminders & Important Dates

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

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