Welcome toCentral Elementary School Go Eagles!!! 2012-2013
Notes From Mrs. MizellDear Parents, The faculty and staff of Central Elementary welcome you and your child to a new school year! We are looking forward to a successful year. At Central, we promote high standards and a positive school climate. Our faculty and staff are here for one reason and that is to educate your child. We ask for your participation and support. Our goal is to provide your child, our students, with a positive learning environment. Sincerely, Cindy Mizell
From the Counselor…… October is National Bullying Prevention Month and Red Ribbon WeekStudents will spend the Red Ribbon Week is October 19th-25thfirst half of the month During this time, students take a stand against drugs.learning about ---------------------------------------------------------------------bullying, how to report Friday – Be a Sport and Don’t Do Drugs – wear a sports shirt or uniforma bully, and how to Monday – Color the World Drug Free – wear asstand up against many colors as possiblebullying. It is important Tuesday – Drugs are Ridiculous – students dressfor everyone involved to crazy or ridiculous (mismatched, backwards, etc.)know bullying is one Wednesday – From Head to Toe We Say No – wearsided and intentional. crazy socks and a hat Thursday – Black Out Drugs – wear black Amanda Ming - Counselor
Announcements• October 2nd – Smoke House Pre K- 3rd grade• October 8-12 Clayton Scott will be doing Poetry in the 4th grade classrooms• October 16 – District Poetry Slam 7:00 FAC• October 19-25 Red Ribbon Week• October 22-26 Book Fair in the Library• October 25 – Parent/Teacher Conferences 3:00-9:00 pm• October 26 – No School (Professional Development)• November 1 – Snoopy Play (K-2) at VBFAC
What are we studying?? Reading : What strategies to use when we get to a tricky word. Writing: Mentor authors. What is the author doing that I could do in my own writing? Math: Geometry. Making shapes. Science: Matter. Solids, liquids and gases.Make sure your child is reading 3-4 times a week at home! Make sure to sign the log!!Our Hot Dog Party WritingCelebration was a success!Look out for notes on ournext Writing Celebration!!
What’s going on in 2 nd Grade??? Reading This month in reading we will be continuingto learn about our characters and learning to jot about our characters. Writing This month in writing we will be learning about Realistic Fiction. Math Our focus in math this month is geometry shapes and symmetry, combinations to 10 and doubles. Science/Social Studies We will be learning about maps and the skeletal system this month.
Reader’s Workshop: Series Books: Read many books with the samecharacter this month…Remember to read 20 minutes each night-talk about what you read with someone.Writer’s Workshop: Realistic Fiction: Writestories that could be real- make your character real. Celebration comingsoon!! Math Workshop: Keep working on those additionand subtraction strategies! Work on countingmoney!! $$ PARENTS!! Be on the look out for… • Spelling Bee • Laura Huckabee, Weather woman 40/29, visit on October 23rd • Parent Teacher Conferences October 25th
Central Elementary Media Center Our Book Fair is Coming!Friday Oct 19 through Thursday Oct 25 At the Book Fair you will find thelatest and finest titles for kids, as well as books of interest to parents. See you there.
Drop off and Pick up• Bus drop off and pick up will be located behind the building on North 22nd Street.• Car drop off and pick up will now be located in the front of Central Elementary School on North 24th Street.