Monday, April 27, 2015

A Very Busy End of the Year!

Hello, Families!

I hope you are all enjoying the beginning of your spring vacation. I wanted to make you aware of the many events we have going on when we return from vacation so you can mark them in your calendars. More information for each event has already been sent home or will be sent home, but if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send me an e-mail!

Week of May 8th- We will be planning out our life-size paintings and costumes for the Wax Museum. A paper will be coming home in everyone's homework packet where you can draw your costume onto a person to give us an idea of what you'd like to wear. We will then trace our bodies and draw on our costumes before painting them the following week.We will also be collecting money to order our How to be A Pirate bandannas so they can be delivered in time for our play at the beginning of June. Bike to School will also be taking place on June 8th!

May 13th, 9:00-10:30 am: We will be painting our life-size character portraits for the wax museum along with Mrs. Caporello's class. I will need 5 volunteers to help us during this process, so if you are available, please send me an e-mail! We would love to have you! We also have an Early Release Day this day, so we will be dismissed at 12:50.

May 14th, after school: We will be holding our first-ever SMS Makerfest! Many students in our class will be making a project to bring in, and it is sure to be fun for the whole family. If you are not able to make it after school, we will be able to check it out in the cafeteria during the following school day.,

May 19th, 9:00-9:45 am- We will be holding our first-ever Fairy Tale Wax Museum! Please join us for this very special event and feel free to bring any friends and family.

May 22nd, 8:10-9:00 am- We will have our annual Volunteer Appreciation breakfast and assembly! Anyone who has volunteered their time, talents, money, or supplies is welcome to join us, we truly appreciate all that you do for our classroom and our school!

June 1st 12:15-1:10 pm- We will have our annual Grandparents Luncheon. Please invite the special people in your life to join us for lunch that day! It is important for all families to know that this is an open invitation for any special family member or friend who plays an important role in your child's life!

June 3rd, 9:00-11:45 am- We will be going on our annual field trip to the Sandy Point Science Center! If anyone would like to chaperon this trip, please send me an email

June 5th- We will be holding our annual 1-2-3 Fun Run!

June 9th, 6:30 pm- We will be putting on the second grade play How to be A Pirate for friends and family. Each classroom will be ordering bandannas to wear during the play, so we will be collecting $2 for each child when we return from vacation.

June 11th, 9:00-11:00 am- We will be participating in Field Day. The theme this year will be Un-Bored Games!

June 18th, 12:20-1:20 pm- We will hold our end of the year picnic out on the lawn beside the modular building. Anyone who would like to join us is more than welcome to!

The last day of school is June 19th 

Phew, that was a lot! I will be sure to let you know about further events as they are presented, but hopefully this will help you with planning out the next two months. I cannot believe we are already in the final push for this school year. It has been so wonderful to teach your children, thank you for sharing their light with me :) Enjoy the rest of your vacation!

Best,
Ms. Riley


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