Mrs. Bloomfield's Second Grade Stars Blog

Week 25 in Second Grade

February 24, 2020 Dear Bighorn Parents, Last Thursday marked the end of the 2nd Trimester!! With the end of the Trimester comes 2nd Trimester Parent/Teacher Conferences, the primary day for conferences is Friday, February 28th, but there are some conferences that will take place the following week. If you have not signed up for a conference, please be sure to sign up this week. If the days or times do not work with your schedule but sure to contact your child’s teacher (Garcia or Bloomfield)...

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Week 24 in Second Grade

February 18, 2020 Dear Parents, Between Valentine’s Day and the long weekend for President’s Day, Miss Garcia and I hope everyone had a sweet weekend!! Math Second Grade Mathematicians are busy working on measuring. This unit began last week and continue this week and the following week. This week students will work on measuring using the metric system. We will be learning about meters and centimeters as units of measurement. Students will practice estimating and measuring classroom...

February 16, 2020 Read more

Week 23 in Second Grade

February 10, 2020 Dear Parents, Happy Valentine’s Week!! As has been mentioned in a prior blog, since Valentine’s Day is not on a school day, we will not be having a party. Students may bring in Valentines to give to their classmates. We will take some time on Thursday afternoon to distribute Valentines for students to enjoy at home on Friday! Also remember that this coming weekend is President’s Day. There will be no school on Monday, February 17th. Our 2nd Trimester Parent Teacher...

February 9, 2020 Read more

Week 22 in Second Grade

February 3, 2020 Dear Bighorn Families, Miss Garcia and myself can’t believe we just changed the calendar pieces from January to February!! How can we be done with the first calendar month of the year??? Math In math, 2nd grade students have been working very hard using branching method to add with renaming within 100 and 1,000. This week students will focus on subtracting using the branching method to subtract with renaming within 100 and 1,000. This work involves a lot of decomposing...

February 2, 2020 Read more

Week 21 in Second Grade!!

January 27, 2020 Dear Bighorn Families, It’s the 21st week in 2nd grade! We are at the end of January, it’s hard to believe how quickly this year is going. Math We will continue working on addition and subtraction within 100 and 1,000 with renaming for this week. For the last 2 weeks we have been using the partial sum and partial difference, this week students will be using the branching strategy to add and subtract within 100 and 1,000 with regrouping. Our work on this strategy will We are...

January 26, 2020 Read more

Week 20 in 2nd Grade!!

January 21, 2020 Dear Bighorn Families, Miss Garcia and myself hope everyone enjoyed the four day weekend in honor of Martin Luther King Day! Math In math, 2nd grade students have been working very hard using previously learned strategies (partial difference) renaming the ones and tens to subtract within one thousand. This work involves a lot of decomposing of numbers and working with subtracting that results in a negative number when solving for the partial difference. This is very challenging...

January 19, 2020 Read more

Week 19 in Second Grade

January 13, 2020 Dear Parents, Although we are on trimesters, this week marks the beginning of the second half of the school year. It’s hard to believe that in 18 weeks your 2nd grader will be a 3rd grader. Time is going so fast! Miss Garcia and myself would like to thank all the family and friends that were able to come to hear the Matter Slideshows on Thursday afternoon. We had quite a crowd and the students really appreciated the support. We are so proud of our students! With the 2nd...

January 11, 2020 Read more

Welcome 2020–Week 18 in Second Grade

January 6, 2020 Happy 2020 Bighorn Families, Happy New Year!! Miss Garcia and myself hope you enjoyed your holiday season as much as we did. It was great fun to spend time baking, shopping, traveling, and enjoying the company of family and friends. Vacation was very relaxing and we feel so ready to come back to school. We can hardly wait to see all the kiddos!! We’d like to send out a huge thank you for all the wonderful Christmas gifts and cards. On December 19th, we were presented with...

January 3, 2020 Read more

Week 17 in 2nd Grade

December 16, 2019 Dear Second Grade Families, We are down to the last 4 days before Christmas Break!! I know that everybody has busy households as we finish all our Christmas preparations, yet stay caught up with our day to day activities. Easier said than done–but try very hard to enjoy some peace within this busy time of year. MAPs Testing Last week students took the math and reading MAPs Test. On the Math MAPs test we had some glitches and inadvertently administered the K – 2...

December 15, 2019 Read more

Week 16 in Second Grade

                                                                                                   December 9, 2019 Dear Parents, It was a great week back from Thanksgiving Break. Whether your family enjoyed Thanksgiving in Fallon or did some traveling; all students came back ready to learn. Pajama Drive Mrs. O’Flaherty and the High School and Middle School Student Councils are still collecting new pajamas this week. Originally the due date...

December 8, 2019 Read more