Mrs. Bloomfield's Second Grade Stars Blog

Welcome to 2nd Grade

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     August 19, 2019 Dear 2nd Grade Families, Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year!  Ms. Garcia, Mrs. Wiessmer, and I were so happy to see you on Wednesday...

August 18, 2019 Read more

Field Day Movie

Dear Parents, I know it’s not a blog day, but I wanted to let you know how much the students and myself appreciated those that were able to attend our presentations today!! Tomorrow students will be bringing home their Spring MAPs results, 3rd Trimester report card, and the math summer work. This note is to let you know that on Field Day (June 6th) our class movie will be Aladdin (the cartoon version). This movie is rated G and was voted on by the students of Room 17. If you do not want...

June 4, 2019 Read more

Our Final Week in Second Grade

June 3, 2019 Dear Parents, It’s hard to believe that we are down to the final week of school. Miss Garcia and myself are very proud of our 2nd grade students. We know that they will be ready for 3rd grade. It will be a busy week! The 2nd graders will have shopping at the 3rd Grade Market (no money needed) on Monday, 2nd Semester Awards Assembly and students will present their Plant Project at 3:15 pm on Tuesday, and 8th grade Graduation at the Venturacci Gym on Wednesday. Earlier in the...

May 31, 2019 Read more

Week 35 in Second Grade

May 28, 2019 Dear Bighorn Parents, It’s hard to believe that we are down to the last 2 weeks/7 days of school and a busy last 2 weeks it will be!! There will be no homework for the remainder of the year. Over the next 2 weeks there will be many special events. On Tuesday, May 28th, 2nd graders will be participating in the Junior Achievement program. This program teaches students about economics and money management through hands on activities and games. We are very fortunate to have the...

May 27, 2019 Read more

Week 34 in Second Grade

May 20, 2019 Dear Bighorn Parents, It’s time for the end of the year MAPs Testing! This week, 2nd grade students will be taking the spring MAPs Testing. On Tuesday, May 21st students will take the Reading MAPs Test during their regular reading class time (9:45-11:15). The Math MAPs Testing will be on Wednesday, May 22nd during their regular math time (8:10-9:30). Thursday will be used for students who need more time or students who missed a test. MAPs Testing typically takes anywhere from 40...

May 19, 2019 Read more

Week 33 in Second Grade

May 13, 2019 Dear Parents, It’s week 33! We are down to the last 4 weeks of school! Thank you for making Teacher Appreciation week a great success. We enjoyed the doughnut bar, popcorn bar, and hand written notes! You all take such great care of us! Thank you! Math This week the student will finish up fractions. The second graders will take a fraction assessment on Tuesday and beginning Wednesday we will move onto multiplication strategies. We begin teaching multiplication by modeling equal...

May 12, 2019 Read more

Week 32 in Second Grade

May 6, 2019 Dear Parents, Here we are in Week 32! The days are getting warmer and longer (as I write it’s 8:00 pm and not completely dark), and our year is getting shorter. I know this was mentioned a couple of weeks ago but, it is very important that your child comes to school with a water bottle labeled with your child’s name. This is especially important on our P.E. days (Monday and Wednesday). Math This week, students will be exploring fractions. We will be looking at wholes versus...

May 5, 2019 Read more

Week 31 in Second Grade

April 29, 2019 Dear Bighorn Parents, How can we be saying good bye to month of April and hello to the month of May??!! Even though we are solidly in the season of spring, this week there are summer temperatures (high 60’s into the 70’s) in the forecast. Please send your child with a labeled water bottle. Math We will finish up our unit on measurement this week. Students have been measuring in customary units (inches, feet, and yards) and metric units (centimeters and meters). We have been...

April 28, 2019 Read more

Week 30 in Second Grade

April 22, 2019 Dear Parents, The school year continues to be flying by, it’s hard to believe that we only have 7 weeks left of school!! Math In Math, 2nd graders will be finishing up our unit on measurement. Students have estimated and measured the length of objects in the following units: inches, feet, yards, and centimeters. This week students will estimate and measure to the nearest meter. Students will also work on measuring 2 different objects and determining how much longer one object...

April 21, 2019 Read more

Week 29 in Second Grade

April 15, 2019 Dear Parents. Thanks for making Parent Teacher Conferences great!! Friday was definitely a packed day, but it was very fun to meet with so many families to discuss the progress of your student! There are a few more conferences scheduled for this week. Miss Garcia and myself are looking forward to meeting with the family of each student. If you have not been able to schedule a conference please email us. Math This past week students spent time discussing tools and ways of...

April 14, 2019 Read more