8:00-9:15 Guided Reading* 9:00-10:00 Computer lab 9:15-9:30 Phonics (green band) 9:30-10:15 Science/ Social Studies / Library 10:15-11:00 Special Areas 11:00-11:15 Continue Phonics 11:15-11:45 Lunch (Blau, Colling) 11:20-11:50 Lunch (Holley, Kennedy) 11:45-1:00 Math 1:00-1:15 Recess 1:15-2:00 Reading (red band) 2:00-2:30 Writing 2:30-3:00 Number Talks
1. Listen and Follow Directions. 2. Keep hands, feet and other objects to yourself. 3. Be respectful to everyone.
It is important that your child comes to school each and every day well rested and ready to learn. Regular attendance at school is critical for your child to achieve his/her highest academic potential. Call the office at 456-1259 to inform them that your child will not be in attendance for that day or the absence will be considered unexcused. If your child had a doctor appointment, send the “doctor excuse” to school with your child. Attendance
We will re-direct students to focus on their work to bring them back on track. When the misbehavior continues, the following will occur: Warning Loss of Recess Parent Contact See the Principal Behavior Plan
“My Character Counts” sheet has been placed in your child’s binder where conduct is marked daily. PLEASE initial and return daily! Behavior Plan Continued
AR is a program in which students take comprehension quizzes over books that they have read. Students will take a STAR test to determine their reading level. For every quiz, they earn points. After the students meets their set goal (points) & have good behavior, they will attend an AR Party every 9 weeks.
You child will be able to attend the AR CELEBRATIONS if the they meet their individualized AR goal. By the end of 2nd grade, your child should be reading a 2.9-3.0 A.R. leveled text at 70 words per minute!
Guided Reading Levels Beginning of Second Grade: Level J End of 1st Qtr. of Second Grade: Level J End of 2nd Qtr. of Second Grade: Level K End of 3rd Qtr. of Second Grade: Level L End of 4th Qtr. of Second Grade: Level M
Students will have Reading Homework and should read at least 20 minutes each night! Please fill out the Reading Log nightly! This counts as a Reading Grade!
Homework folders/binders will be sent daily and should be signed by the parent M-Th. Students will have reading and math fluency homework as well as reading a book for a minimum of 20 minutes each night. We appreciate your help to make each child a success.
Birthdays & Holidays: You may bring cupcakes to celebrate your child’s birthday. Please notify your child’s teacher 24 hours prior to the day you will bring them. Cupcakes can be left in the office to be delivered to your child’s class and will be passed out towards the end of the day. Invitations: Must be given to every student in a class & will be passed out at the end of the day.
Parent portal: You can access your child’s attendance and grades. You must complete a permission and waiver form which can be accessed online at the ECISD website under txConnect Parent Portal. Lunch
Morning Assembly begins at 7:30am with pledges and announcements. The tardy bell rings at 7:45am. School ends at 3:00pm. Students can not be dropped off before 7:15am because there is no supervision. Principal or Counselor will hand out tardy slips as students walk in after the 7:45am tardy bell. Tardies affect Perfect Attendance. Tardies
If your child will be leaving early, please send a note in the folder so that we may have them ready when you come. Leaving early will also affect Perfect Attendance. For our reference, the Conduct Calendar will be notated if a student was absent, tardy or left early. Academic learning occurs all day and students who arrive late or leave early miss valuable instructional time aimed at their academic success. Tardies continued
Any after-school transportation changes must be called in before 2:00pm. For safety concerns, students will not be allowed to get off the bus. If you pick up your child after school, please be on time. After School Transportation
is a state assessment given to students on the computer to assess their reading abilities. measures critical areas of reading development: phonemic awareness, alphabetic knowledge, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency. identifies a student’s reading weaknesses. Istation
Students should wear tennis shoes during their P.E. days. Flip flops & dress shoes make P.E. very difficult. For safety reasons, they will “sit out”. P.E. DAYS Mrs. BlauMon., Tues., Wed.,Thurs. Ms. Colling Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri. Mrs. Holley Mon., Wed., Thur.,Fri Mrs. KennedyMon.,Tues., Thurs., Fri. PE
Lunch menus can be printed from the ECISD homepage. Please send lunch money for your child. Cafeteria provides an “alternate lunch” when meal accounts are not paid. You are welcome to come eat lunch with your child. All students and parents will eat at the parent table. You may bring lunch to your child only. Lunch
Second Grade will perform at a PTA meeting in. More information will be sent home at a later date. It’s $10.00 per person to join PTA. PTA helps our school buy needed materials for Blanton students. PTA
If you or your child have any concerns, please make your child’s teacher aware of it first. You can call us, email us or schedule a conference. We will attempt to resolve any issues that come up. CONFERENCE TIME: 10:15-11:00
Thank you for coming. We are going to have a Super Year!