Important Reminders

Book Fair: The PTG book fair is coming to PES next week.  Each class will have a designated time to go during their library special.  For other hours, please see the notices that have gone home.

Blue Homework Folders: These folders need to come to school every day. Please be sure your child has it in their backpack each morning.

Yellow Report Card Envelopes: Please be sure to sign and return your envelope if you haven't yet.  This is the only way we can ensure you have seen your child's report card.

Field Trip Permission Forms: Our bowling trip has been rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 18th.  All students need to return a signed permission slip to attend, even if you already turned one in.  Please turn in slips by Friday, Jan. 11th.

Mugs and Munchkins:  Second Grade Mugs and Munchkins is on Friday, Jan. 18th at 7:45 am.  Please turn in the slip telling us whether you attending or not as soon as possible.  

Book Orders: You may notice book orders coming home. Please watch the deadlines. You can order online with the classroom code or you can send in the paper order form to your child's teacher. Scholastic offers several options at a variety of reading levels, and you can't beat the prices!  Also, your orders help us build our classroom libraries with new books for all of the children to explore.

PTG Meetings: Meetings are on the second Monday of the month at 6:00 pm.  

Popcorn:  Popcorn will be available for snack purchase for 25 cents, beginning Sept. 28th.  If you would like to pay for the whole year, forms and payments are due by Sept. 21st.  

Second Grade Happenings

  • April in 2nd Grade This month we have been working on so many fun things in 2nd grade. In math we are finishing up learning to count money and tell time.  We are also using our skills to solve problems related to the two concepts. In reading, students chose a Magic Tree House book they wanted to hear.  Together, we are completing graphic organizers to compare how different characters react to different events.  After, we will  compare the three books being read to see the similarities of the characters across books.  Students have also chosen their own series books to read.  This is helping them build their stamina with chapter books.  In writing we finished up our non-fiction/informational writing and had a ...
    Posted Apr 9, 2019, 5:19 AM by Jaime Cochrane
  • October Leaning in Grade 2 Despite the craziness of Halloween week, our learning continues in 2nd grade.  In writing, we have been exploring ways to write interesting beginnings and endings to our stories.  We have examined books by different authors to see how they do it, and we have been trying those techniques with our own personal narrative writing.  In math, we have been determining the difference between odd and even numbers and looking for patterns within them. We have also been exploring arrays as repeated addition. This will prepare students for multiplication in 3rd grade.  In reading our focus has been on strategies to figure out words when we get stuck. Students have been using these strategies during independent reading.  In science we continue ...
    Posted Oct 31, 2018, 5:12 AM by Jaime Cochrane
  • Another Fun Week Week two was a lot of fun.  We continued to get to know each other through games, conversations, writing, and sharing.   Each child is working on being a "Bucket Filler".  Ask your child what this means and how they might "fill someone's bucket" at home. We also learned about growth mindset and how we can encourage each other when we notice someone is having negative feelings.  The whole second grade worked together to develop Essential Agreements that are consistent for each classroom.  All students continued to work on developing and practicing routines and procedures for a successful year.
    Posted Sep 7, 2018, 4:41 PM 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 GQN2F
Parrotto - NDXKL
LaBelle - MFR8Y
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

8:25-8:50 Morning Work
8:50 - 9:10 Morning Meeting
9:10 - 9:50 Writing *
9:50 - 10:30 Specials
10:30 - 11:30 Math *
11:40-12:35 Lunch and Recess
12:40 - 12:50  Quiet Time
12:50-1:50 Reading *
1:50 - 2:00 Snack
2:00 - 2:15 Read Aloud 
2:15 - 2:45 RTI Block
2:45 - 3:00 Closing Circle & Dismissal

* Science and Social Studies are integrated

Mrs. Cochrane's Class Specials

Monday:  Music
Friday:  World Language

Mrs. Parrotto's Class Specials

Tuesday: Library
Thursday: World Language

Mrs. LaBelle's Class Specials

Wednesday: World Language
Friday: Library