Welcome to Ms. McLendon's 
Class Webpage 





I'm so excited for another year in 2nd grade with a new group of Monsters! We will laugh & learn together, and have fun while doing it! It's going to be a wonderful year! 

Class Announcments

  • August 2016
    Welcome Back Monsters!
    Hope you guys had an amazing summer!
    Meet the Teacher is on Thursday, August 4th from 5:30-6:30pm.
    The first day of school is on Monday, August 8th. Be here at 8:10. It will be rainy day schedule and the building will open at 7:55.  

    Every Wednesday is Early Release at 1:45. 

    Remember that Homework is due every Friday. Homework packets are sent home on Friday's and returned on Fridays. 
    Reading Suns NEED to be signed when returned. 
    Behavior Logs are sent home on Friday and need to be returned on Monday with a parent signature. 

    Thank you for all of your support! Check back for important info on events coming up and for a look at what's happening in our classroom! Looking forward to a great year with your kiddos!
    Posted Aug 12, 2016, 8:39 AM by Brittany McLendon
  • April 2016
    Wednesday, April 6th will be Field Day! Pack extra water, sunscreen, & don't forget to wear your class T-shirt!

    Saturday, April 9th will be t
    he Acacia Spring Fling from 11am- 2pm. Come by for some games, food, and more! 2nd Grade will have a Photobooth so grab a prop & say cheese! :) 

    Friday, April 15th is our 2nd grade field trip to the Science Center! Please return permission forms and money as soon as possible. 

    Wednesday, April 20th will be the Kiss the Pig Assembly! 

    Wednesday, April 20th 4th Quarter Midterms go home. 

    April 21, 22, 25 and 26- Spring Book Fair! 

    Posted Apr 19, 2016, 11:51 AM by Brittany McLendon
  • March 2016
    There are lots of fun events coming up this month! Don't miss out on the fun at Acacia! 

    February 29- March 4th: PULL THE PLUG WEEK!
    Monday, February 29th- Reading night 5:30-7:00pm
    Tuesday, March 1st- Math Night 5:30-7:00pm
    Wednesday, March 2nd- Fitness 5:30-7:00pm
    Thursday, March 3rd- Talent Show 5:00-7:00pm 
    Friday, March 4th- Movie in the Park 6:00-9:00pm
    Pull the Plug & Join in on the fun at Acacia!! 

    March 7th- March 11th is Spirt Week
    Monday, March 7th- Camouflage Day
    Tuesday, March 8th- Dress your Best Day & CLASS PICTURE DAY!!! 
    Wednesday, March 9th- Sports Day
    Thursday, March 10th- Pajama Day 
    Friday, March 11th- Acacia Spirit Day- Wear your class shirt!! 

    March 14- March 18th is Spring Break! Enjoy your break! 
    Posted Apr 19, 2016, 11:39 AM by Brittany McLendon
  • February 2016
    Wednesday, February 3rd- Friday, February 5th will be early release for parent teacher conferences! 

    Wednesday, February 10th- Late night conferences from 5:00-8:00 pm. 

    Friday, February 12th will be our Valentine's Day celebration! If students are bringing Valentine's please have enough for all 25 students in the class so no one is left out. 

    No school Monday, February 15th for Presidents' Day! Enjoy your long weekend. 

    February 23rd- Peter Piper Pizza Night for Acacia! Please come with your family & enjoy some pizza and games! The class with the most attendees will win a class pizza party! :) 
    Posted Apr 19, 2016, 11:35 AM by Brittany McLendon
  • January 2016
    Happy New Year!! 
    Welcome back, Monsters! 

    Wednesday, January 6th- 2nd quarter report cards go home. Please remember to sign the report card envelope for 2nd quarter and return to school. 

    Monday, January 18th- No school MLK DAY 

    Monday, January 25th- 100th day of school! We are 100 days smarter! :)

    Parent teacher conferences will be in February so please keep an eye out for information to come! 

    Posted Apr 19, 2016, 11:30 AM by Brittany McLendon
  • December 2015
    December 9th is 2nd Grade's Annual Polar Express Night from 5-8pm. Come to school in your pajamas and be ready for some fun games, cookies, hot chocolate, & to watch the Polar Express! :)

    Thursday, December 10th is the 2nd grade Nutcracker concert. Come dressed in your costume & ready to sing loud for all to hear! 

    The week of December 14th is Spirit Week! 
    Monday- Holiday Headgear
    Tuesday- Holiday Sweaters 
    Wednesday- Pajama Day 
    Thursday- Sports Day
    Friday- No School for Kids!

    Thursday, December 17th is our Frog & Toad Field trip to the Child's Play Theater. Please remember to turn in your permission slip and money. 

    No School Friday, December 18th! Enjoy your WINTER BREAK! :) 
    Posted Apr 19, 2016, 11:27 AM by Brittany McLendon
  • November 2015
    No school on Wednesday, November 11th for Veterans Day. 
    Friday, November 13th is Angel Tree Hat day at Acacia. Bring $1 to donate and you'll get to wear your hat for an entire day! 
    Wednesday, November 25th we will be having our Thanksgiving Feast & Pie Tasting Day! Please look for the note coming home. Donations are appreciated. 

    Turkey in Disguise letter will be going home on Monday, November 13th. Students need to disguise their Turkey so it doesn't get eaten on Thanksgiving! Due Monday, November 23rd. You may turn them in earlier! 

    Wednesday, November 25th is Early Release. 
    No School on Thursday, November 26th or Friday, November 27th. 
    Happy Thanksgiving! 

    Posted Nov 8, 2015, 5:52 PM by Brittany McLendon
  • October 2015
    Friday, October 9th is Walk to School Day! Meet us at Acacia Park at 7:15a.m.! Can't wait to see you there!
    No school October 12- 16th for Fall Break. Enjoy your week off! :) 
    Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Tuesday, October 27th, Wednesday, October 28th, and Thursday, October 29th. 
    Please return your conference forms as soon as possible. The sooner you return it, the greater change you will get a time that works best for you. I will then send home a letter with your exact conference time. I am looking forward to talking with you about your child's progress in 2nd grade.

    There will be Early Release on Wednesday, October 28th-Friday, October 30th. 

    We will be doing our Pumpkin Investigations on Thursday, October 29th. Ask your child what they learned about pumpkins and about our day of fun digging into pumpkins! 

    Friday, October 30th will be our Fall Party! Students are allowed to wear their costumes to school (no blood, masks, or weapons.)
    Food & drink donations for our Fall Party are welcome and appreciated. 

    TRUNK OR TREAT!! 
    Trunk or Treat will be held in the Acacia parking lot on Saturday, October 31st from 5-8p.m. 
    Come see Ms. McLendon and get some yummy candy! We hope to see you there! 

    Accelerated Reader
    Here is the link that will connect you to the AR website. You can track your child's progress and see how many AR points they currently have. You can also see the scores they are getting on the tests they take at school. Every student should be reading for 20 minutes a night.

    Posted Nov 8, 2015, 5:45 PM by Brittany McLendon
  • September 2015
    No school Monday, September 7th for Labor Day.
    Midterms go home on Wednesday, September 9th. 
    Picture day is on Friday, September 18th! Don't forget to bring your picture money with you! :) 
    We will be doing a Johnny Appleseed study the week of September 14th.

    Continue to read at home every night for 20 minutes. It's important that students are reading and testing each week! PLEASE make sure to sign the Reading Sun in the homework packet. 
    Posted Sep 6, 2015, 10:21 PM by Brittany McLendon
  • August 2015
    Welcome Back Monsters!
    Meet the Teacher is on Thursday, August 6th from 5:00-6:00pm.
    The first day of school is on Monday, August 10th. Be here at 8:10. 
    Every Wednesday is Early Release at 1:45. 

    Remember that Homework is due every Friday. 
    Reading Suns need to be signed when returned. 
    Behavior Logs are sent home on Friday and need to be returned on Monday with a parent signature. 
    Thank you for all of your support! Looking forward to a great year with your kiddos! 
    Posted Sep 9, 2015, 8:55 PM by Brittany McLendon
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