Classroom Auction Basket Items Needed
Please bring to classroom by Friday February 10th!! We will be collecting donations and items to add to our Camping/Outdoor Theme Basket that will be sold at the upcoming School Benefit Auction in March. We would like to include a wide variety of items that can be used in outdoor and camping adventures. The highlight of the Basket will be a CA State Parks Parking Pass that will be good for a year. Please feel free to donate any camping or outdoor theme items (suggestions below), or send in a donation towards the parking pass in the provided envelope. Let’s have fun with this and get creative! Include your kids in the planning too! Thank you in advance for your help!
Flashlights ● LED Headlamps ● Camping Lantern ● Batteries ● Collapsible Shovel. ● Hammer ● Duct Tape ● Bungee Cords ● First Aid Kit. ● Whistle ● Bug Spray ● Sunscreen ● Hand Warmers ● Long-Handled Lighter ● Mess Kit. ● Thermos/Reusable Water Bottles ● Metal Spatula ● Long-Handled Grilling Tongs ● Skewers ● Pot Holders/Dish Cloth ● Vinyl Tablecloth ● Camping Recipe Book ● Hot Chocolate Packets ● S’more’s Makings (Graham Crackers, Marshmallows, Chocolate Bars) ● Gift Cards (Big 5, Safeway, Etc.) ● Trail Mix ● Pancake Mix ● Collapsible Dishpan/Bucket. ● Biodegradable Dish Soap ● Trash Bags ● Clorox Wipes ● Pop up Trash Can ● Wet Wipes ● Clothes Pins ● Glow Sticks ● Hand Sanitizer ● Shower Bag ● Soap Container ● Travel Size Plastic Bottles for Shampoo, Lotion, etc.. ● Toothbrush Holder ● Card Games ● Harmonica ● Camping Chairs ● Ice Chest ● Beach Towels ● Beach/Outdoor Blankets ● Picnic Items ● Hats, Visors
Pizza My Heart Field Trip
We will be going to Pizza My Heart on Friday, February 24th from 8:30 to 11:20. I will be sending home an announcement seeking drivers. Please look for it if you are able to drive.
Parent Conferences and Book Fair
Parent-Teacher conferences are being held Monday 11/14 - Friday 11/18. Students will be dismissed at 12:00 every day.
The Scholastic Book Fair will be open in the library all week as well. Stop in and support your child's love of reading while contributing to the Valencia library!
Parent Conference Sign-Ups
I have posted a sign-up sheet for the parent conferences in November. Please take a moment to sign-up for a time slot at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/409094fada72fa3fc1-parent .
Keep in mind that the entire week will be minimum days for the students and that children should not attend the conferences. If you signed up for a time slot at Back to School Night I have added your name to the sign-up sheet already, but let me know if you need to switch for some reason.
Harvest Festival 2016
Our class has been assigned to the Tic-Tac-Toe Golf Game this year. Please sign up to help out at: Harvest Festival Sign-Ups. More details will be coming next week. Thanks so much for helping to make this year's festival a successful evening of fun for the students.
Drive for Schools
Our Drive for Schools Fundraiser is off to a great start! If everyone in the class just sells one ticket we will be included in a party. The class that sells the most tickets will get a very special party and $300 for classroom supplies. Let's all do our part in this very important fundraiser!
Thanks to an amazing donation, Room 7 now has wonderful new flexible seating choices. We have yoga balls, wobble seats, and balance cushions. The students are very excited with the new choices and I'm thrilled to provide a learning environment that benefits both active bodies and minds!
Trading Pokemon cards has become a distraction in second grade. Kids are trading with regrets and are getting distracted during transitions and class time. Mrs. Morse, Mrs. Matlow and I are kindly requesting that all Pokemon cards remain at home. I have talked with the class about it and they are aware of our request. If the cards make their way to recess or the hallway/ classroom during school hours, we are planning to confiscate them and then make them available to you for picking up in our classrooms. Many kids have been responsible with them, but unfortunately enough problems have occurred for us to make this request. We’d love to see them running around and getting some physical activity at recess! Thank you for your support.