Students in K-5 will be using a different math series in the 2019-2020 school year. It's called Go Math. The program was piloted in our second grade classrooms at SPCS this past school year. After considering several different math series, Go Math was selected as the best choice for our children.
Go Math is different from the math series we have previously used at SPCS. We conducted a survey of 2nd grade parents about Go Math. 83% of SPCS 2nd grade parents who responded said they noticed a difference between Go Math and the math series that was taught in previous years. When asked what advice they would give to parents whose children are about to begin Go Math, 2nd grade parents' responses included:
During the school year, our families graciously bring canned goods to donate to the St. Vincent de Paul Society. During the summer, the food pantry does not have the benefit of our school community's generosity. At the request of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, we're asking for your help this summer. If you are in town and able to, please bring canned goods for the food pantry to the church office using this schedule:
June 14: rising 8th graders
June 21: rising 7th graders
June 28: rising 6th graders
July 5: rising Kindergarten students
July 12: rising 5th graders
July 19: rising 4th graders
July 26: rising 3rd graders
August 2: rising 2nd graders
August 9: rising 1st graders
Again, this is voluntary. You are welcome to donate on your particular date or on another date if it easier for you. Thank you for your consideration!