Important Reminders

Opportunities for you this week:

Get Spell Check pledges and return forms to your teacher by Friday 12/1
Donate items for the pet basket which will be raffled off at Santa's Breakfast
Donate items to the Girls on the Run SPCA collection

Upcoming Reminders:
  • 12/8 report cards go home
  • 12/9 Santa's Breakfast
  • 12/18 PTG Meeting at 6:00pm

Santa's Breakfast-December 9th-8-11AM-we are seeking donations for the raffle basket-Grade 2 is We Love Our Pets-toys, food, clothes, or anything pets would love. (You can always donate to another basket as well) email PTG with any questions-PESPTG@gmail.com

Popcorn Fridays: students have a chance to order popcorn for snack on Friday. It's $.25

Toys:please leave all toys at home



Second Grade Happenings

  • Writing We finished our unit on Community by becoming "city planners" and designing our own communities. The students have been brainstorming and discussing all aspects of a community and citizenship. We talked about our roles in a community, community helpers, goods, services, and resources. The students developed a map of their own community keeping in mind what elements were needed and what elements were wanted. Students went through the planning, small scale, revision and editing, and then large scale work on their communities. The shared each community on Friday. Our next unit will be opinion writing using letter format. We will be taking a look at some mentor books and discussing how the author's opinion may or may not influence ...
    Posted Dec 1, 2017, 11:31 AM by Jen Stevens
  • Practicing Adding Using Strategies This week in math we will continue practicing adding using a variety of strategies.  Students are going to start making choices about the method that works best for them, and we will add compensation to our repertoire of strategies.  We continue to see how making tens is an important part of mental math.
    Posted Nov 27, 2017, 7:28 AM by Jaime Cochrane
  • Community Visitors Thank you to Officer Cheney, Mrs. Hirsh-Dickinson, and Mrs. Witham for coming in to talk to our kids about how your jobs help out in our community.  The students loved having you visit and were excited to have their questions answered. We appreciate all you do to help our community!
    Posted Nov 21, 2017, 9:36 AM by Jaime Cochrane
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Scholastic Reading Club



Did you know everytime you order books through Scholastic it helps us earn new books and supplies for our classroom?  Just use our special class code below when you place an order.  Also, we earn extra points when you buy your books online, and you can order anytime. Just click on "Parent Ordering" above and it will take you right to the website.

2nd Grade Classroom Code
Cochrane & Parrotto - NDXKL
Stevens-PZFZZ
We will send home book order packets every month 
or you can order online with the class code anytime.


2nd Grade Learning Fun!

Classroom Schedule



Our Daily Schedule

8:30-8:45 Morning Work
8:45- 9:00 Morning Meeting
9:00-9:40 Word Work
9:40 - 9:50 Snack
9:50 - 10:30 Specials
10:30 - 11:30 Learning Block A
11:40-12:35 Lunch and Recess
12:35 - 12:45 Mindfulness
12:45-1:45 Learning Block B
1:45 - 2:45 Learning Block C
2:45 Prepare for Dismissal


Mrs. Cochrane's Class Specials

Monday:  Music
Friday:  World Language

Mrs. Parrotto's Class Specials

Tuesday: Library
Thursday: World Language

Mrs. Steven's Class Specials

Wednesday: World Language
Friday: Library