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    Welcome to the pad!!

     Remember to check the school website for events throughout the school year!!   

     April showers bring May flowers!!

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         Dates to be HOPPY about!

      April 13-April 17    Spring Break

      May 3   2nd Grade Field Trip to Fossil Park in Sylvania, Ohio

      May 4  Elementary Art/Music Extravaganza  6:30 pm.

      May 8  Locks of Love program

      May 12  Early Release

      May 19  Opera on Wheels (school day presentation)


      • Language Arts


        Each week our Spelling Unit follows a different Spelling pattern!  Ask your child what the pattern is this week!!  Brainstorm some words together!


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        Social Studies


                        We are starting our Economics Unit!

        We will learn about consumers and producers and we will be paid daily for the great things we are doing at school!

                                    2nd Grade Van Buren Bucks
                  (these are different then the PBIS Black Knight Bucks!!)

        $1-Bring in Homework all week
        $1-Good Behavior all week
        $1-S+ on the weekly spelling test
        $1-Clean desk (once a week)
        $1-Earning 2 Reading Counts point each week

        This unit will last 4 weeks.  Each 2nd grade classroom will "produce" an item to sell and on the last day of the unit each student will have the opportunity to visit each class store and use their Van Buren Bucks to purchase the items.