In the blink of an eye, I have already completed one-third of my academic year in Grade 2. Here are some of my school updates:
PTC and Progress Report
Last Saturday was Parent-Teacher Conference (PTC) day. Daddy and mummy were beaming from ear to ear after hearing only praises and positive comments from my class teacher and subject teachers :)
Overall, I'm doing quite well in my studies. Monthly and topical tests (only for English, Chinese Language and Math) are held quite often. So far, my marks have always been above 90% if not 100%. I do very well in my weekly "Ting Xie" and Spelling too, scoring full marks almost every time :)
Socially, I've also improved by leaps and bounds. According to my class teacher, I am not as timid as before and have started to be more vocal. I'm even "courageous" enough to raise my hand in class to answer questions! That, to daddy and mummy, is quite an achievement! Every student in class is given a small role in leadership so for this semester, I am the English Language Group Leader as well as our Class Library Monitor.
My Chinese Language teacher commented that my reading is good. I can read very expressively with clear articulation and just recently, I won 2nd prize in a reading competition in class :) I can also recognise Chinese characters very well and my handwriting is beautiful (that's what my teacher said la, but mummy thinks it is messy!) haha.
This year, the school started a new report card format where they replaced assessment marks and grades with progress status like EE (Exceeded Expectation), ME (Meeting Expectation) and WE (Working towards Expectation). I scored mostly EE's, except for computer studies (ICT) and physical education.
On 18/10, I joined the school's autumn excursion to Sun Island Resort. It was a fun and relaxing trip that brought us closer to nature. We took nature walks and also participated in an outdoor nature-themed drawing. The following photos are
stolen taken from my schools's weekly newsletter and bulletin board...
Library week was held quite recently with many interesting activities lined up. I wanted to take part in the Book Character Parade where mummy had promised to make me a Gingerbreadman costume but she never got around to doing it. I was very, very disappointed! :(
Anyway, I took part in a Book Swap and went to the library everyday to listen to stories narrated by a "Giant Panda". I also wore a hat (cap actually) to school everyday for a week because some "surprise visitors" would drop by our classes to read us poems and we had to take out hats off to them. "Hats off to Reading", that was the theme for our Library Week.
See the drawing there... familiar? It is the bird house tree that I drew on my autumn excursion. It was chosen to appear in the school's newsletter :) Mummy did not even notice it until I pointed it out to her!
I love my school library very much and I go there every day to read with my friends on these comfy beanbags.
Several stalls were set up in the school gym during the Deepavali week to enable students to learn a thing or two about Indian cultures. We got the opportunity to sample some Indian snacks and even brought home some souvenirs...