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Important Dates:


Wed. 10/13: 8:40 AM Chapel for K-4 & 9:05 AM Chapel for 5-8 Led by Jonathan Kopecky

Friday 10/15: Free Dress Day

Tues. 10/19: 6:00 PM Kindergarten Information Night for Prospective Families

Wed. – Fri. Oct. 20-22: No School, Teachers Professional Development / ESC Open / ESC “XTRA” Open 


Notes & News:


MAP Testing: This week we will be starting our MAP testing (more details can be found in the WOH newsletter and school website: . This week 2nd grade will be having a practice test on Wed. Oct. 13th, then having our first “real” test on Fri. Oct. 15th. Please make sure your child has plenty of rest, a healthy breakfast and hopefully a positive attitude as well. The test can feel challenging because it pushes students to go as far as they are capable. It is such a valuable tool so it’s important to encourage your child to just show what they know and do their best and that’s all we ask!




Scholastic Book Orders:  Go to to see the flyers for our grade level.  Enter class code DVQ83 if you are new to Scholastic orders.


What We Are Learning:



Reading Texts: Animals Building Homes (informational text); Whose Home is This? (informational text)

Spelling: final blends (-nd, -ng, -nk, -nt, -ft, -xt, -mp)

Grammar: more plural nouns

Writing: narrative writing- true story

Vocabulary Skill: base words and endings -ed , -ing

Comprehension Skills: text and graphic features; questioning; using context

Novel Read-Aloud: Mrs. Piggle Wiggle


Math: Addition of 2-digit numbers with regrouping in tens and ones

Science: Liquids and Solids- constructing with solids

Social Studies: community helpers

Social-Emotional Health: Learning more about feelings

Bible: The Golden Calf (Exodus 32, 34); The Snake on the Pole (Numbers 21: 4-9)