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We Are Community Minded Second Graders

From sign making to policy making, second graders have been community minded activists this week. Our week began with a walk to a historical marker on Ridge Road, about a five-minute walk from school.   The marker explains that this area (where our school is located and where many of us live) was once the

Discover, Inquire and Wonder: Social Justice

Dear Families, As part of our observance of Black History Month, we talked about the Black Heroes and Leaders we have studied as a class thus far: Wangari Maathai, Isatou Ceesay, Emmanuel Yeboah, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, and Ruby Bridges.  Second graders talked about what we have learned about these important individuals and  explained

What We Learned From Making a Tree

By Jane Rothschild, Second Grade Dear Families, The highlight of our week in second grade was the construction of the ‘Great Kapok Tree” on our hallway bulletin board. In small groups, the children created the components of the tree itself: the enormous trunk, giant buttress roots, thick vines, and lush canopy of leaves. Once the

Morning Work: How We Transition from Home to School

Morning Work: How We Transition from Home to School Dear Families, Our first full week of second grade was busy and productive. This weekend,  for the first time, your children brought home their yellow “Friday Folders”.  The folder contains work that your child has done over the last few weeks, as well as drawings or