When we returned from our Christmas break, Advent students participated in the Spelling Bee- the Scripps-Howard Spelling Bee.  It is totally optional for the students but some welcomed the participation, preparation, and practicing the art of risk-taking.  Each Second Grade class has winners, with the ultimate goal of having one 2nd grade winner.  Those who made it to the Red Carpet in Mrs. DeWitt’s room were Olivia, Louis, Sara, Aoife, and Ethan.  In Mrs. Holmes’s class, Jack, Yash, and Cameron made the list.   The overall Second Grade winner is Cameron.  She will continue on in the competition against students from other grades.  Congratulations, Cameron, and to all participants!


We are having fun using our “imagination” across the curriculum by learning the writing process of topic sentences and conclusions.  We have made multiple rough drafts and final products of our writings on “Being Trapped inside a Snow Globe.”  We then produced artwork to depict our writing.

Happy January – Dreaming of Snow in 70 degree Weather!

Judy DeWitt