welcome to second grade

    I feel so lucky to have your child in my class. 

    This will be a great year of learning and fun!


    Take our class quokka home for a weekend!

    Quokka Weekend Sign-up

     Use the link below to order books from Scholastic.
     Below are a few important dates for the upcoming weeks.
    11/11- No School (Veterans Day)
    11/12- Parent/Teacher Conferences 1/2 day for students 
    11/20- Hillside Photo Retakes
    11/21- Assembly (wear red)
    11/22- Late Start and HEF Movie Night
    11/27- Early Dismissal Drill (school reopens 12/2)
    All classrooms are nut-free. Please pack a separate nut-free snack for your child each day.
    All food brought in for second grade celebrations, must be prepared or store-bought food with clear ingredient labels.
    Thank you for your cooperation!
    Please check your child's green folder daily for assignments and important notes.  You can look at the Homework Routine Tips for some helpful ideas for starting a homework routine with your second grader.  
    **If math homework takes longer than 20 minutes, just make a note on the homework that you worked on it for 20 minutes and send it back with what was completed.   
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    Dianna DiBenedetto-Clarke
    Second Grade Teacher
    Room 55
    120 Lefurgy Ave.  
    Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706