school news

december 5 - december 11 

december 10 - “share your christmas” canned food drive deadline

december 16 - “share your christmas” civilian day for participants 

december 17 - ½ day of school

december 18-january 4 - christmas break

january 5 - school resumes 

“share your christmas” canned food drive

thank you, to everyone that is participating in the canned food drive.  the deadline to donate is thursday, december 10.  students that donate 5 cans or more will receive a civilian day on wednesday, december 16.

½ day dismissal times for thursday, december 17:

k3 & k4 will dismiss following their Christmas parties.

k5 dismisses at 11:15

1st -  5th dismiss at 11:30

students staying for after school care must bring a noncarbonated drink and lunch.

bbs dress code reminder

jackets: • any jacket is allowed for outside wear. • only plain navy, gray, chambray (light) blue, royal blue or black jackets may be worn in class. • no non-bbs logos larger than a credit card.

please remember to label all jackets, coats, sweaters and sweatshirts.  labeled items will be returned to their owner. 

financial scholarship information for the 2021-2022 school year is now available on our website.

2nd grade overview

december 7-11

bible: our next memory test is on tuesday, december 8. “you will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. trust in the lord forever, for the lord, the lord himself, is the rock eternal.” isaiah 26:3-4

math: we will be learning about adding 2-digit numbers with sums greater than 100, measuring and drawing line segments, subtracting 10 from 2-digit numbers, and using base ten blocks to order and identify numbers.

facts to know: all addition facts and subtracting -2. use homework pages to help your child practice all math facts learned so far. make sure you are checking their math homework and paying attention to any areas of need.

**tests: there will be no math tests this week.

reading: We will finish up our F&F unit on Story Structure. 

please have your child study the skills (pattern statement and process questions) and vocabulary words. use the process questions as part of your book discussions at home. focus on asking your child how the main character tried to reach their goal or solve their problem.

**tests: the story structure tests will be on december 10-11. the performance task will be on thursday, december 10th and the skills and vocabulary tests will be on friday, december 11th (please study at home for these).

spelling/phonics: we will be working on unit #14 in spelling connections.

**test: the spelling test for unit #14 will be on friday, december 11th. 

language/writing: students will be practicing “how to” writing and learning to use transitional words.

reminders and notes!  

  • ar goal for the month of december is 4 points. help your child select books within their reading zone to read for ar points. read every day!

  • remember to bring canned food for share your christmas.