Monthly Archives: January 2012

A Glorious Evening

Our Evening of Poetry and Song last Thursday was truly glorious!  You were so well prepared and read your poems so beautifully.  You were enthusiastic and animated as you sang your songs!  Boys, you were handsome, and girls, you were … Continue reading

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Great People In History Project Begins

Ben Franklin We are selecting a person this week for our Great People in History project that we will be working on over the next 5 weeks.  The project should be completed and presented during the weeks of March 5th-March … Continue reading

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Sweet Surprises

We were excited to have Emily Willett, Sam’s sister who was home from college, read us a great story before she headed back to school.  Guess How Much I Love You is a wonderful book, written by Sam McBratney. Yay for … Continue reading

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Dads Valentine’s Day Breakfast

We are inviting our dads to our Valentine’s Day Breakfast here at Stafford School on Tuesday, February 14th, from 7:50-9:00 AM!  We want to invite our dads (or grandfathers or uncles) to help us celebrate this special day.  Let’s enjoy … Continue reading

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Flat Stanley Goes to Germany, Hawaii and Chile

What?!  Can you believe it? Flat Stanley is actually going to all these places very soon. Stanley is a well-known book character from Jeff Brown’s book, Flat Stanley. People all over the world have become connected through The Flat Stanley Project, where Flat … Continue reading

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A Tea for All

We were surprised last Friday to have been invited to “tea” by Ross’s mom, Mrs. Henderson.  As our Mystery Reader she read the great book called The Tiger Came to Tea, by Judith Kerr.  This is a wonderful story about the … Continue reading

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Beauty in Diversity

In this week before we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. we will be looking at the idea of beauty in diversity and the power of our words.  Dr. King’s message was about the importance and the … Continue reading

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An Evening of Poetry and Song

We can’t wait to celebrate our reading achievements at our Evening of Poetry and Song, on Thursday, January 26th from 6:30-8:00 PM.  We will be singing songs together as a second grade community in the MPR and then going to … Continue reading

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Believe and Achieve!

“Believe and Achieve” are the words on a plaque that hangs on the wall in our class room. But, these are not just words for us.  This is a motto we try to practice in the work we do each … Continue reading

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