Entries by Ellie Russell


RELIGION: MagniKids Parts of Mass Sacrament of Reconciliation SPELLING LIST:  there, they’re, their, know, flower, flour, horse, hoarse, poor, pour, hear, here, pain, pane Bonus Words: homonym, because Obviously, it is important to study the usage of these words for this week.  They are learning about homonyms, as well as the way the meaning/spelling of […]

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Happy New Year Parents of the Second Grade Class, How wonderful to have your children back.  Unfortunately, some illness has followed us to school.  Be mindful that a terrible stomach bug is going around.   Yesterday, we studied the Feast of the Epiphany, Little Christmas.  As this is one of my favorite Holy Days, we enjoyed ourselves thoroughly. […]


Happy Advent!  Your child should be coming home every day and asking you what Good Deeds that they can do to help you.  Perhaps you would like to “put up your feet” and let your child do the dishes, fold the laundry or sweep the floor.  At the very least, they should be making their […]


RELIGION: First Week of Advent Feast Day of the Immaculate Conception Sacrament of Reconciliation Christmas Traditions SPELLING LIST: Contractions: I’m, don’t, isn’t, can’t, we’ll, it’s, I’ve, didn’t, you’re, that’s, wasn’t, you’ve, us, them Bonus Words: Advent, holiday ENGLISH/WRITING: Writing Christmas Stories Sentence Fluency Writing Christmas Poetry: Writing with rhythm and rhyme CAPS (Capitalization, Agreement, Punctuation […]


Thank you to Ms. Rhett for a wonderful Science Lab on “oobleck: a Non-Newtonian substance which acts as both a liquid and a solid.”  Please remember the Thanksgiving project is to allow your child to participate in cooking especially through measuring ingredients. RELIGION: MagniKids Gratitude Grows Attitude Virtue and Saints Fruits of the Spirit in […]


THANK YOU to Ms. Rhett for a wonderful Butterfly Science Lab.  We look forward to this week’s Science Lab on Matter.  The students thoroughly enjoy this hands-on approach to learning! RELIGION: Parts of Mass Sacrament of Reconciliation Prayers of Thanksgiving Gratitude SPELLING LIST: Base Words with Endings: -ed and -ing Basic Words: liked, using, riding, […]


RELIGION: Great Job on Saint Reports and Costumes.  Check out our St. Peter’s Facebook Page for photos. Saints, continued The Parts of the Mass Jesus calls us to serve and do His Work SPELLING LIST: (Consonant Diagraphs: th, sh, wh, ch, tch) Basic Words: dish, than, chest, such, thin, push, shine, chase, white, while, these, […]


RELIGION: All Saints Day Mass: Thursday, Nov. 1st is a Holy Day of Obligation.  Please bring your child to Mass. Come see your child in the All Saint’s Day Processional at the 8:30 Mass on Wednesday, October 30th.  Your child should come to school dressed in his/her costume over their uniform (Mass uniforms are not […]


RELIGION: Living Rosary Monday Saint Report forms came home two weeks ago in the Tuesday folder.  Your child brought home some information about their Saint in their take home folder last Friday.  Please help your child to research their Saint, write their report in their own words and come up with a costume for the […]


RELIGION: MASS Responses Saints Mary and the Rosary:             Joyful Mysteries Praise Songs with motions SPELLING LIST: (Consonant Blends with r, l, s) Basic Words: spin, clap, grade, swim, place last, test, skin, drag, glide, just, stage, slip, drive Bonus Words: December, Saint SPELLING TEST THURSDAY this week due to Grandparent’s […]