Our second graders have been very busy learning about new concepts and thriving in
their learning environment. The EdventureMore instructors visited us this month
and taught our students about Circuits, Power Sources, Loads, and Conductors.
The second graders were fully engaged scientists!
They were able to observe, predict, infer, and test their varied
hypotheses. They were able to collaborate and create innovative
products from the LED lights and additional materials.
Their capacity for engineering new designs was quite impressive.
Our second graders also honored the significance of the Rosary during
the month of October. We made devotional trips to our school chapel
practicing the prayers of the Rosary. We focused on all of the Mysteries of the Rosary
including the Joyful Mysteries, the Sorrowful Mysteries, the Glorious Mysteries, and
the Luminous Mysteries. The second graders also participated in Ignatian contemplation
prayers. As a community of young faith-leaders, our second graders were guided through
a prayer form that asks each individual to imagine themselves in a specific Gospel story.
They are asked to share what they see, smell, hear, taste, and feel as they enrich their
personal understanding of the specific Gospel.
The second graders also continued their journey into the Fine Arts with a deep study
of Pablo Picasso. We learned about his interesting life that had both joys and tragedies.
The second graders now know about his Blue Period and Rose Period as well as his
reasons for painting the famous Guernica painting.
Each student created their own self-portrait using Picasso’s famous style of Cubism.
Please check out our hallway art gallery as our Cubist-faces peak out at you in a very Halloween-inspired atmosphere.