I honestly cannot believe how quickly this year has flown by so far! We have only a little over a month to go until your children are second graders! It has been so rewarding to see their work from the beginning of the year to now!
- May 1st – May 12th: IOWA testing for Grades 3 – 7
- May 2nd: Spirit Wear Day
- May 4th: Transitional Meeting for PreK – Grade 2
- May 5th: School Mass at 9:00; Early Dismissal at 1:05 for Professional Development; Mother/Son Event at Camp Sloper
- May 6th: First Holy Communion for our 3rd Graders
- May 8th – 10th: Geography Fair
- May 9th: HSA Meeting at 7:00 pm
- May 12th: School Mass at 9:00; Adoration from 1:00 – 4:00; Middle School Social
- May 16th: May Crowning presented by 3rd Grade at 9:30
- May 17th: NJHS Induction at 9:00
- May 18th: Piano/Violin Dress Rehearsal at 10:15 and Concert for families at 6:00 pm
- May 19th: School Mass at 9:00; Adoration from 1:00 – 4:00: Dancin’-A-Thon from 3:30 – 7:00
- May 21st – 22nd: Eat Out Nights for Viron Rondo
- May 22nd – 26th: Scholastic Book Fair
- May 24th: Band Concert Dress Rehearsal at 9:30 and Concert at 6:00 pm
- May 25th: Ascension Thursday Mass at 9:00; Granparents’ Day
- May 26th: Adoration from 1:00 – 4:00
- May 28th: Memorial Day Parade
- May 29th: No school for Memorial Day
- May 30th: Sports Banquet
- May 31st: PLAY DAY!
We will end our last reading series this month. Our stories will be Tippy-Toe Chick, Go!, Dot and Jabber, Simple Machines, Alexander Graham Bell, and Stone Garden. The students will have a lot of fun learning about the telephone, what parts make up machines, and planting. Our last story will show the students what can be done when a lot of people help each other.
We will then begin learning how to tell time to the hour and half hour and a slight review about using calendars. We will then work on money, fractions, and we will begin to look at multiplication and division!
Not only are we our own library, but we have our own gardens and caterpillars! All of the students planted seeds and we also planted Roman beans in an aquarium so that we can see the roots on the side of the glass. We are waiting to see if we can grow plants without soil! So far we saw the seed coats come off so we are optimistic! We will soon be getting caterpillars!
The April/May book report can be about any book that the student reads. Students can bring this back to the classroom when they finish and they will present them to the class! The book report will be due May 19th. I cannot wait to hear about all of the great stories they are reading!
Play Day will be held on May 30th. Please consider coming in on that day to volunteer. It is such a fun and exciting day for everyone!